Overview

Location: Pemba and Beira, Mozambique

Duration: Till December 2021

Start date: ASAP

SUMMARY

The primary function of the Project Manager is to support the Country Director in supervising the implementation and provide technical oversight to all projects. As part of the senior leadership team, the Project Manager also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementation, development and administration of IsraAID Mozambique projects and strategy under the leadership of the Country Director.

The Project Manager will actively search and apply to funding opportunities, developing and submitting the needed application forms and documents, with support from IsraAID HQ,

The Project Director will oversee the IsraAID programs in Mozambique combining management and oversight with department development. In line with IsraAID’s global strategy the Project Manager will guide the development and implementation of sectoral programs. In this capacity, she/he will lead the designing of concrete implementation plans for each project, provide budget oversite and ensure donor reports are of excellent quality and prepared in a timely manner. He/she will identify needs for specialised expertise and work under the supervision of the Country Director to fill those gaps. He/she will utilize and adapt existing project management and MEAL tools under the supervision of Country Director and in collaboration with IsraAID HQ.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Project Management

Reporting to the Country Director, proactively oversee all projects in Cabo Delgado through all components of the project management cycle providing ongoing managerial support to project members;

Engages with Donors, International Agencies, Government and other relevant stakeholders in order to develop and implement new projects;

Ensure that all projects and activities have clear and realistic objectives, identifiable direct/indirect beneficiaries, have a concrete, realistic and impact-oriented implementation plans, in line with donor compliance;

Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation processes and procedures are followed for each program for the effective and ethical implementation of programs

Effectively monitor budget implementation against programmatic targets, with support from Country Director and/or relevant team members

Responsible for selecting, hiring and managing project-related staff.

2. Staff management and Professional Technical Support to Staff

Manage and support projects team, directly supervise project teams and ensure reporting lines are observed

In collaboration with HQ sector leads and specialised technical staff in Mozambique. Determine training needs for project staff and facilitate the participation of these staffs in necessary trainings in order to build capacity

3. Administrative and financial management:

Ensure all budgeting, administrative and procurement requirements, related to the programs are met in a timely and effective fashion

Constantly coordinate with Country Director about budget planning, monitoring and reporting and monitor program spending versus program goals and timeframe

4. Compliance & Ethics

Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics

As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conduct work with the highest level of integrity. Communicate these values to staff and to partners and require them to adhere to these values;

Understanding of and commitment to the principles of non-discrimination, local ownership, sustainability, inclusiveness, local partnership, do-no-harm, and apolitical approach; codes of conduct against sexual exploitation and abuse; and against child exploitation and modern slavery;

Commitment to abide by IsraAID’s and UN’s codes of conducts and principles

Commitment to humanitarian principles

REQUIREMENTS

Master’s degree in development studies or relevant field

Program/Project Management experience (at least 2 years), preferably in Mozambique, or other African countries

Ability to think programmatically, and manage all aspects of a small office

MHPSS related experience within the health and/or educational projects.

Fluent in Portuguese and English

People and project management experience

Experience in strategic planning, program development, and log frame development

Experience in MEAL and reporting

Fundraising and partnership development an advantage

How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter to: moz@israaid.org

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