PROGRAMS LEAD VACANCY

mHub is a technology, innovation and entrepreneurship hub. The hub aims to develop sustainable technology solutions and provide a platform for skills development, knowledge transfer and networking. The hub has over the years implemented a number of projects across various sectors that include democracy and governance, human rights and education.

MHub is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant position:

PROGRAMS LEAD

The purpose of the post

The Programs Lead works as part of the MHub programs team in a leadership capacity and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. He / She is responsible for the overall planning and management of various programs ensuring efficient and effective implementation in line with MHub quality principles, standards and partner requirements. He/She is also responsible for identifying programme and partnership opportunities that align with the mission and vision of mHub.

Specific duties and responsibilities

These will include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for high level support on projects design, planning and implementation including technical input, budgeting, contract management and partner co-ordination.
  • Review and advise on adaptations and adjustments of programme strategies, approaches and activities for growth and sustainability.
  • Lead and guide the development of high-quality Concept Notes, Expressions of Interests and Proposals to expand mHub’s portfolio of projects, which will involve; identifying and reviewing opportunities; leading and coordinating proposal development activities.
  • Manage the existence of effective and efficient project team structures that benefit and complement the mission and vision of MHub.
  • Ensure project and program operations and activities adhere to set guidelines and policies
  • Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed in ensuring that MHub attains set objectives and long-term goals.
  • Champion learning within project staff and partner teams and proactively identify issues and concerns and use participatory processes to overcome implementation obstacles.

Required Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Social Sciences, Project Management or other related field. A Masters degree is a plus.
  • Experience in program management and implementation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, that include the ability to convey concepts clearly and concisely
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management and Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation approaches
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation techniques
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong abilities to develop project proposals and deliver excellent reports
  • Strong supervisory and relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications and information management systems

 

Applications with detailed CV that provide a traceable record, contact phone numbers and three traceable referees must be sent to the following address not later than 27th May 2022:

The Human Resources Manager,

MHub,

P.O. Box 1689,

Lilongwe.

Email: info@mhubmw.com

MHub is an equal opportunity employer therefore women are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

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