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  • Posted: Oct 28, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
  • Girl Effect is a non-profit working with girls to change their lives, empowering them to navigate the pivotal time of adolescence, so they are enabled to live a healthy life, participate in school, and prepare for their future financially.
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    Senior Manager, Programmes Innovation And Partnerships

    Job Description

    The Senior Manager, Program Innovation and Partnerships reports to the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation and is part of the organization’s partnerships team. They will work closely and collaboratively with the create, programs and impact teams, the country teams, the marketing and communications team, and other external stakeholders.

    What you will do

    As our Senior Manager, Program Innovation and Partnerships you will engage in the following activities:

    1. Program design – connect internal and external stakeholders for information exchange, developing partnerships and designing girl-centered programming (health, education, economic empowerment) to achieve impact; lead on concept design and proposal development with a focus on Foundations
    2. New business development – identify, broker and win new funding and program partnerships to leverage Girl Effect’s ability to create change for girls; working with country and global technical leads.
    3. Partnership management – serve as relationship lead on major partner accounts; work cross-organizationally to support successful implementation and delivery of partnership programs; internal and external stakeholder management
    4. External representation – position Girl Effect within key sectors of interest through external representation, positioning the organization as a thought leader and go-to partner for girl-programming, building consortia and new business opportunities.

    Key responsibilities include:

    1. Working with our program, create and impact teams, and girls themselves, to design girl-centered social behavior change communications programs around health, education and economic empowerment in South Asia and Africa using youth brands, digital tools and media.
    2. Develop/maintain relationships with Foundations across the sector that work with gender equality, sexual and reproductive health rights, economic empowerment, etc.
    3. Support the development of, and write, concept notes and proposals for Foundation/Institution funding opportunities.
    4. Develop pitch decks, reports and other promotional materials for Foundation/Institutional donors.
    5. Lead the development and implementation of prospect plans, keeping abreast of the sector trends to maximize opportunities for the organization.
    6. Oversee and coordinate all institutional (foundation/private institution) partnerships and monitor across teams and ensure that regular reports and key metrics/results are shared with leadership. Facilitate the development of donor reporting.
    7. Monitors narrative and financial reporting requirements in collaboration with program and finance staff and coordinates preparation of reports for timely submission to donors.
    8. Provides technical assistance and performs spot checks to verify compliance with donor rules and regulations.
    9. Assess and advise when donor contractual obligations may not be met and make recommendations to mitigate risks.
    10. Liaises closely with the Finance department to gather invoice documentation and ensure proper spending and tracking of all grant funding, including the charging of expenses to specific grants as activities are carried out.
    11. Negotiate grants and contracts and monitor grant and contract fulfillment.
    12. Engage in strategic networking to expand the organization’s positioning and enhance the organization’s image and visibility.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Girl Effect on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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