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Senior Program Officer at Idmibok International (360 HSDC)

Idmibok International (360 HSDC) is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of:Job Overview

The Senior Program Officer is an intermediate professional position, with the primary responsibility of leading and coordinating team members in the development of quality proposal and bids. This position may subsequently grow to encompass direct management of projects.


Lead and coordinate development of high-value or complex proposals or bids including proposal writing and interdepartmental coordination with Program, HR, Operations, Awards and Finance team for proposal development.
Support new business efforts in sourcing for and responding to RFPs, E.O.Is grants and other funding opportunities
Must be able to appropriately review proposals to ensure it is well synthesized and cohesive
Cultivate business relationships with external stakeholders and potential partners for large scale or strategic funding opportunities
Works closely with the new business team to ensure prompt response to new business leads
Track up-coming funding opportunities, donor engagement and proposal development process.
Provide professional developmental opportunities for junior program staff. Evaluate performance of supervisee(s) and provide constructive feedback and proactive leadership
Serve as primary interface for the organization and local staff to implement projects
Achieve project requirements within budget, established timeframe, standards of quality, and donor satisfaction
Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationship with field staff, supervisees, consultants at large, and other departments within 360HSDC
Represent program management at offsite venues for the purpose of business development and information dissemination as directed
Contribute to and inform program design, knowledge of tools towards implementation of projects, knowledge management and thought leadership, and collection of resources.
Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to design and determine indicators, ensure that the field has the tools to monitor progress made towards indicators, periodically check in with field team on data collection and progress toward meeting objectives, and share experience with regional teams
Monitor and evaluate project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverables, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results
Travel to field offices to monitor project activities
Work with Human Resources to source and recruit critical talent
Support design, review/selection, and implementation of subawards, including review of quarterly narrative and financial reports, as well as processing invoices.
Ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports.
Provide input into annual workplans, performance monitoring plans, and other programmatic reports.

Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in International relations, Political science, Public Health, International Development preferred.
Minimum of 6 years of overall work experience in the international development sector.
Significant experience with budget management and oversight of large single project or multiple small projects, including projections, pipelines, and modifications.
Experience managing and providing guidance and supervision to employees.
Experience supporting business development efforts.
Proposal writing and development experience essential
Experience with program management, project design, and business development.
Microsoft Office and Excel required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Knowledge of political contexts in multiple African countries preferred.
Field experience desirable

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