Rare

  • Manager, Program Implementation

    Job Locations HN
    Job ID
    2019-1358
    Employment Type
    Employee (Full-Time)
  • Position Overview

    Essential Functions

    The Manager, Program Implementation will exercise independent judgement regarding the following 4 areas of significance, under the guidance of the Mesoamerican Reef Program Director:

     

    1.- Help with the implementation of the FF.2.0 in the MAR Region:

    • Help to Transform the program implementation strategy into regional and local-level work plans with realistic progress indicators that align with the Fish Forever program global M&E plans. 
    • Monitor implementation-level finances which may include controlling and monitoring project scope, time, cost, quality, and risk.
    • Advise the design of a sub-national/regional implementation strategy and its components (i.e. unified branding, materials, and activities).

    2.- Managing Multiple Conservation Campaigns:

    • Provide direct and long-distance support and mentoring to Fish Forever Campaign Managers in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs in the field, maintaining contact via phone, text, email, internet, fax and monitoring / project support trips throughout the year.
    • Assist overcoming barriers to implementation, including relationship management, conflict resolution, technical skill gaps, and time management.
    • Manage relationships with campaign local partners, ensuring that Rare’s priorities of capacity building, constituency building, and conservation are met. This includes working in resolving any discrepancies or conflicts.
    • Support the managing relationships with local government partners ensuring the integration and alignment of the different partner institutions in the implementation of Fish Forever campaigns.
    • Manage and facilitate the Campaign Managers’ production of required project deliverables, providing subject matter expertise and revision where necessary to meet Rare’s defined standards.
    • Work as part of a team to review and provide coordinated feedback on campaign products and assignments, campaign deliverables, project plans, materials in development, and final reports.
    • Spend approximately 10 working days per month conducting site visits for personalized support to field programs; complete support trip reports.
    • Manage program activities and monitor progress towards program outcomes and milestones. Document and communicate findings.
    • Collaborate with the Technical team to ensure Barrier Removal interventions and other conservation management approaches related to the program are up-to-date.
    • Financial management and oversight which includes monitoring project expenses against the scope, ensuring high quality work products are delivered on time and within budget, adhering to Rare and donor requirements.
    • Represent Rare at events such as conferences, technical and institutional meetings, etc., as required.
    • Adapt learning resources to country context and target audiences’ needs. 
    • Other duties as required. 

    3.- Provide Classroom Instructions and Student Evaluations in Training/Workshop Settings.

    • Participate in the design of customized curriculum applying specialized conservation knowledge to meet specific goals of Rare and field campaigns.
    • Perform frequent language and cultural translation revisions to ensure materials are appropriate and effective to different audiences.
    • Collaborate in the creation of new tools and training resources to assistand partners and reinforce the curriculum and training.
    • Teach the curriculum, communicate assignments, and review coursework.
    • Work diligently to constantly improve and update course materials, curriculum and tools for the Fish Forever program, and promote cross-campaign learning and network building.

    4.- Support Mesoamerican Reef Program Director to Develop Specific Documents, Criteria, Materials, etc. Related to Social Marketing and Fisheries Management as May be Required.

    • Apply knowledge of Social Marketing and Barrier Removal to support the development and implementation of the program.
    • Guide team to maximize results of social marketing interventions of the Fish Forever methodology.
    • Respond to questions and provide advice related to specific sites, campaign planning and/or implementation on Social Marketing issues.
    • Advise on the development of common materials for all the field campaigns, including potential cluster and/or national campaigns.
    • Provide a resource to keep partners updated on Social Marketing topics training/learning experiences that could fortify Campaign Managers technical skills.

     Reporting:

    • Site trip reports.
    • Budget and expenditure reports.
    • Provide input for donor reports.

     Experience & Education

    • A minimum of 5-7 years of program management experience working in conservation, communications, and/or social marketing sectors.
    • Fluency in English and Spanish language skills – both written and oral.
    • Demonstrated success in designing and managing complex projects from concept to completion.
    • Proven ability to teach, train, and coach adult learners using appropriate methodologies.
    • Must be a strong team player with an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and cross- cultural environments.
    • Must be a critical thinker with ability to analyze information objectively and make reasoned judgement.
    • Must be openminded, resourceful, enthusiastic, as well as feel comfortable with change.
    • Ability to collaborate and build relationships over long distances.
    • Experienced in using MS Office suite, databases, graphics and savvy learning multimedia software.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; Master’s degree highly preferred.
    • Previous experience working with Honduras (coastal) communities is desirable.
    • Previous experience in Honduras and Guatemala small scale fisheries conservation, management and policy is desirable.

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