Senior Manager – Programme Development

Posted By: Mission for Vision


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Programme Execution/Management

Social Sector

Job Description

Programme Management

- Supports Head Programme Development / CEO in development of MFV business plan. Actively supports the Head Programme Development in execution of the programmatic aspects of the MFV business plan.

- Takes lead to diversify MFV programmes towards comprehensive eye health and disability inclusive development.

- Actively collaborate with Head of Programme Impact to ensure efficient assessment of cataract impact.

Partnership and Project Management

- Advises partners on all aspects of the project cycle including planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and improvement.

- Provides technical advice to partners on the core areas of project and/or programme management.

- Develop strong practices and systems consistent with current trends which can be followed by all partners

- Ensures sound monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes.

- Ensure timely and quality MIS analysis and project/ programme documentation.

- Identify new strategic partnerships within the country and outside to help develop MFV’s programmes.

Advocacy and Representational work

- Supports Head Programme Development and others in publishing learning and good practice from MFV’s work.

- Represents MFV at conferences and workshops with the purpose of influencing policy and practice and applying learning to strengthen MFV work.

- Actively collaborates with team to promote visibility of MFV among donors, policy makers/influencers and programme managers.

- Engages with donors on MFV’s programme as advised by CEO and Head Programme Development.

Finance Management

- Works with the Head of Finance to ensure proper partner accountability for MFV finances.

Reporting to:  Head of Programme Development
Work time:  Monday to Friday (9.30 am to 5.30pm)

Only candidates with graduation in optometry or any other medical field will be considered.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

- Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

- The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams.

- Good knowledge of techniques for planningmonitoring and controlling programmes.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Mission for Vision
  • About Organization:

    MFV is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 2000 to eradicate avoidable blindness through the enablement of high quality, comprehensive and equitable eye health care.

    Poverty is a cause and effect of visual and other disabilities that in-turn increase social divide. Eradicating blindness, 70% of which is avoidable, will enhance productivity, significantly impact on GDP and promote social and economic equity among nations.  MFV’s vision is to restore the gift of vision to every visually impaired human being, irrespective of nationality, religion or socio-economic status. It’s values include: Quality Care, Cost Efficiency, Sustainability, Service to all.

    Today, MFV in partnership with 14 leading eye organisations reaches out to communities in 99 districts in 16 states of India through 25 eye health centres/ hospitals.  In 2017-18 alone, MFV enabled direct eye services to over 589,000 people am