Program Lead for Unilab Foundation’s Mental Health Pillar - Manila

Long-term contract
Localisation Manila, Philippines
No remote
7 yrs of exp.
Posted on 06-13-2024

Unilab Foundation, Inc.

It aims to fulfill the promise of holistic health to over 100 million Filipinos – uplifting not just the physical but also the emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of health.

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The Program Lead will be responsible for the following:

Program Management

  1. Reports directly to the Program Director or the designated staff.
  2. Prepares program concept papers, action plans, budgets, progress reports ,and other written outputs that may be required by Management.
  3. Leads the program team in developing relevant project partnerships, and collaboration with like-minded institutions in government, civil society, academe and the private sector, following the Foundation’s protocols for engagement to create greater social impact in the field of mental health.
  4. Proactively identify and manage program risks and opportunities.
  5. Conduct evidence-based research on areas that will complement and improve the ongoing initiatives under the HUPH Program and introduce innovative programs and strategies aligned with evidence-based models and frameworks .
  6. Represent the program in relevant internal and external meetings, events, and other similar activities.
  7. Oversee the daily operations of the team, particular on matters pertaining to the technical and operational aspects of the program.

Support to Staff

  1. Supervise and monitor the program team’s performance and quality of work. 9
  2. Support the development and realization of staff’s learning and development plan.

Technical Resource

  1. Provide technical brief of all relevant policies as it impacts the implementation of the program’s modules and toolkits, and activities.
  2. Oversee the review and updating of Program’s relevant documents, such as Concept Notes, Activity design, and Modules and toolkits, among others.
  3. Design and conduct training and other capacity building activities to support the implementation of the project toolkits.

Selection Criteria

  1. Has a bachelor's degree in psychology, Guidance Counselling, and related fields. A master’s degree in psychology, guidance counselling, public health or administration is preferred.
  2. A licensed psychometrician or registered psychologist is preferred.
  3. Demonstrated experience in managing health programs for at least 3 years with relevant experience for at least 7 years.
  4. Demonstrated experience in developing learning and training modules on mental health and wellbeing.
  5. Demonstrated experience in designing and facilitating capacity building activities, specifically on topics related to mental health and wellbeing.
  6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with multiple teams.
  7. Demonstrated ability for intermediate research and analysis.
  8. Excellent communication, computer application, data management, reporting, and presentation skills.
  9. Relevant professional degree/s and certifications.

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