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The Hope Inspired foundation for women and youth, HIFWY is a woman led Organisation focused on inclusive development particularly relating to Disability inclusion. It was founded February 27th, 2015 and Registered as a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Abuja, with RC number; 75802. The aim of HIFWY, is to provide a platform that will amplify the voices of women and youths with disabilities, create safe spaces for them to build self-confidence, promote their wellbeing and protect their rights; and through education, empowerment, and advocacy, enable them to thrive and make meaningful contributions in society.
Presently, Hope Inspired Foundation for Women and Youths (HIFWY), with funding from the disability Rights Fund (DRF), is implementing a one-year project(September 1, 2022, to August31, 2023) titled “strengthening Community Engagement to Deepen Sexuality Education for Women and Girls with Disabilities in Lagos State”. The project aims to improve access to inclusive, comprehensive sexuality education for women and girls with disabilities, strengthening their capacity as self-advocates in the promotion of their sexual rights, and in sensitizing the public on the sexuality and sexual rights of women and girls with disabilities.
HIFWY is seeking a Program Development Support Supervisor, who will provide program supervisory support to HIFWY’s project teams and execute effective strategies for sustainability and deliver on key Organizational objectives. We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Programs Program Development Support Supervisor
Employment Type: Part-time
Reporting line: Founder and Executive Director
To provide program supervisory support to HIFWY’s project teams and execute effective strategies for sustainability and deliver on key Organizational objectives. The Program Development Support Supervisor works in collaboration with the program technical unit, Finance, Human Resource and (HIFWY) International and other affiliates to ensure the successful completion and responsiveness to (HIFWY) program development opportunities, coordinates the development of proposals, responsible for a number of proposal deliverables, and ensures timely submission of proposals.
The Program Development Support Supervisor plays a support role in coordinating HIFWY’s existing projects, positioning activities for new funding opportunities, and assist with general department administrative duties as needed.
Perform and overseeing role of the entire project team, supervising project implementation and operations (25%).
Coordinating team communications through meetings and email and ensuring clarity of roles and responsibilities of team members
Support start up project implementation until full project take off.
Representing Senior Management of HIFWY in high level program engagements/advocacies and strategic meetings.
Proposal Coordination and Development (65%)
In collaboration with (HIFWY) leadership, contribute to annual and multi-year Program development strategies that leverage (HIFWY) capabilities to identify and win new funding opportunities, contributing to financial sustainability across the organization
Within (HIFWY) target technical, donor, and geographic priorities, serve as a ‘positioning lead’
to identify new business opportunities, ensure up-to-date donor knowledge, and coordinate geographic relationships with (HIFWY) staff, potential partners, and consultants.
Prepare concept notes and project proposals including budgets in line with organizational objectives, guidelines, and priorities.
Coordinate proposal development process and all internal and external inputs to the proposal,
including: – Developing and managing a calendar and outline for the technical and cost proposals
Collecting and tracking proposal-related information and disseminating information to team members
Communicate with partner organizations about (HIFWY) proposal policies, procedures, standard forms, and requirements, and facilitate communications within the team.
Work with technical team to develop annexes/attachments, diagrams, and figures to meet the requirements of a solicitation and showcase the work of (HIFWY).
Coordinate reviews of proposal drafts by internal and external reviewers. Ensure reviewers’ availability. May also be assigned to review drafts for issues of presentation, compliance of response, and responsiveness to bid document
Responsible for creating the final technical proposal, which entails formatting in Word document and is comprehensive, compliant, and delivered on time Organising delivery arrangements by shipment, travel, or electronically, and making sure the customer acknowledges receipt of the proposal.
Proposal Close Out: Organize electronic proposal documents according to (HIFWY) procedure.
Coordinate after action review. Update proposal-related materials in (HIFWY) file systems
Cultivate relationships with specific partners and coordinate regular communications with strategic partners as necessary.
Capacity Building and Transitional Project Management (10%)
Build the capacity of other staff in production of proposals and other areas.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree (Masters Preferred) in Program Management, Strategic Management, Development Studies, humanity, the broad social sciences, or other related disciplines.
Minimum of 5 years of work experience, with specific experience in Program Management, Resource mobilization, Fund Raising in development work.
Skills in persuasive writing and the ability to present technical ideas in a concise way that is relatively free of jargon
Experience in proposal development strongly desirable
Knowledge of or interest in proposal management standards
Very knowledgeable about organizational operations and procedures,
Professional and working knowledge on Disability Rights particularly those of women/girls with Disabilities and Women’s rights in general and relevant issues will be an added advantage.
Ability to initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
Excellent research, data analysis/synthesis, editing and presentation skills
Excellent oral, writing/reporting skills
Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Demonstrated good judgment and ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and work proactively.
Application Closing Date
10th November 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Send Cv’s and Cover letter to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include “Application PDSS” in the email subject.
Note: Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
(HIFWY) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an inclusive organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures who reflect the (HIFWY) values. Persons with Disabilities particularly Women with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.