The project manager will work under the direct supervision and reports to the Stabilization Section Head (SSH) and the Chief Operations Officer (COO).
Main duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Follow up closely on the implementation of stabilization interventions and contribute to implementation needs as required by the implementing entities and authorized by the SSH;
- Monitor the delivery of approved projects at various stages incl. design, technical review, contract agreements, procurement actions, implementation activities, and reporting;
- Monitor the submission of information, reports & data on projects, and ensure accuracy of the submitted reports;
- Verify the accuracy of invoices for supply/ service contractors and prepare payment forms for review and approval by the SSH;
- Contribute to the preparation of project budgets, cash flow needs, procurement and logistical needs, and make it available to the SSH for review and approval;
- Coordinate with the procurement section, contribute to market surveys, and periodically update the vendor list;
- Support the preparation of procurement requests, technical specifications, and technical evaluation of bids;
- Collaborate with the compliance section to facilitate vetting of project personnel, suppliers, and implementing entities;
- Contribute to the SRTF newsletter and progress reports with updates on the progress of stabilization interventions, and provide other updates and reports as requested by the SSH/COO;
- Attend M&E planning meetings and provide necessary information to facilitate M&E visits to projects within his portfolio, and follow up on issues raised by the M&E team to resolve them;
- Collaborate with the field manager to review beneficiary lists for direct implementation projects and verify the accuracy of the information on these lists;
- Coordinate with the field manager and field coordination officers to ensure delivery of stabilization interventions in a timely and cost-effective manner, under the guidance of the SSH;
- In coordination with the SSH, attend meetings, liaise with potential partners or service providers (e.g. NGOs), and provide support on the planning of new interventions;
- Provide timely updates to the SSH/COO when requested, and pro-actively recommend necessary actions on project-related issues;
- Support & contribute to assignments related to the Stabilization Programme as delegated to him by the SSH/COO.**
- BSc in Business Administration, Social Sciences & Humanities, Engineering discipline (any), or other related field;
- Minimum (8) eight years working experience in project management in the international development and/or humanitarian sectors incl. a proven personnel management record;
- Experience in project implementation through local implementing partners is a strong asset;
- Proven experience in proposal and report preparation (writing sample may be required);
- Ability to work under tight deadlines and with minimal support;
- Well organized and able to prioritize under stressful situations and tight deadlines;
- Excellent oral and written skills in both English and Arabic languages; Working knowledge of any other language spoken in the region shall be positively evaluated;
- Excellent command of MS Office and other computer programs;
- Excellent communication and team working skills;
- Ability to travel within the region.
How to apply
If you are interested in the assigned position, please send your application via email. The application should include the following documents and information:
- Your CV in English language, EU-format preferred.
- A list of reference persons with contact details, if not included in the CV already.
- 12 Months contract
Candidates who are considered for further evaluation and for recommendation to the client will be notified within two weeks after reception of the application. Please kindly understand that all other candidates will not be notified.
GOPA Middle East: [email protected]