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Project Manager

Job Description

Purpose of the position

Provide overall leadership and management of integrated socio-economic support to landmine victims in BiH Project funded by EC.

Major responsibilities

  • Ensure high quality project implementation with due respect to donor requirements and WVI regulations and standards,

  • Ensure integration of project activities with other World Vision International BiH Technical Programs.

  • Together with relevant Area Program managers and Technical Program Managers ensure effective consultations with communities, partners and donors.

  • Establish and maintain good collaboration with donor and respective World Vision support office;

  • Maintain written track record of all project-related communication and agreements.

  • Keep all project-related documentation on file

  • Together with DME Manager develop project monitoring system.

  • Review on regular basis project details, deliverables and scheduled s as per project Implementation Plan.

  • Ensure progress and final reports are produced on time, in quality manner as per donor requirements.

  • Provide regular inputs to Grant Health Tracker

  • Contribute to Annual Child Well-Being (CWB) reporting

  • Oversee project budgets including procurement of goods and services and tracking of financial and material resources

  • Approve project expenditures

  • Prepare justifications for cost modification requests (in collaboration with finance) and submit it to donor.

  • Ensure full compliance with donor financial requirements

  • Manage working relationships with Project partner, sectoral partners and government representatives on national and local level.

  • Facilitate partner mapping for Landmine Victims Assistance (LVA) sector.

  • Provide support to Livelihood and Resilience Program Manager with implementation of local level advocacy initiatives.

  • Attend donor meetings and training's as needed.

  • Lead Project Implementation team towards the achievements of program objectives with high quality standards

  • In line with WVs standards for leadership framework provide leadership for project staff and Project partner.

  • Ensure technical staff and Project partner are equipped to deliver job requirements

  • In line with WV’s capacity building plan support professional and personal development of staff.

  • Conduct ongoing performance conversations with staff; provide performance agreement feedback, midterm evaluations and annual reviews to the staff.

  • Ensure staff wellbeing and security is promoted.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • University degree in, economics, management, social or technical sciences. Master degree in relevant field would be an advantage

  • At least five years of management experience and working experience in Landmine Victims Assistance sector.

  • Significant experience of working in the development context, preferably on implementation of EC-funded projects

  • At least five years of practical experience in socio-economic empowerment of Landmine Victims, community development, consultation and partnership development.

  • Experience of project/program concept development and management

  • Experience in partnering with organizations of persons with disabilities

  • Experience with INGO, NGO or GO on banning landmines and providing assistance to landmine victims.

  • Experience in advocating for implementation of National LMVA Strategy, Mine ban Treaty and International Convention on human rights of persons with disabilities.

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft suite.

  • Well-developed knowledge of English and local languages

  • Valid driving license

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in operations and team management

  • Strong communication, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management

  • Use reflective practice and promote its use for learning, use critical thinking and analysis

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking

  • Knowledge of key government policies and standards in technical sectors and related legislation.

  • Good relationships/networking with the actors of the relevant sector

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with partners

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches

  • Excellent coordination skills

  • Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.

Application deadline is July 7 2017! Only selected candidate will be contacted!