Grants Project Manager
Grants Project Manager
To ensures the effective and timely management an implementation of the project. He or she will work closely with the line and matrix management of the role and other departments to ensure compliance to donors requirements and adherence to technical specifications. The role will provide leadership and line management to a Finance Officer, DM&E Officer and other staff who may be hired during the lifetime of the project.
The position is based in Bolgatanga
The position comes with an attractive salary package.
S/He reports to the Regional Operations Manager – Upper Regions
Provide leadership in development of project plans, budget and overall implementation
Coordinate with Technical Programme Managers and the Programme Effectiveness department to ensure implementation is in accordance to technical and budgetary expectations
Monitor and assess key risks affecting project implementation adapt accordingly
Ensure the timely preparation and submission of financial reports and disbursement requests.
Ensure that project finances and assets are managed in line with WV donor requirements
Monitor budget expenditure and take necessary action
Supervise and support the all direct reports, ensuring high quality work outputs
Timely performance management actions and outputs
Ensure timely submission of reporting in accordance with WV and donor requirements
Ensure success stories and project impacts are appropriately documented
Supervise the DM&E function to ensure effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with WV donor and WV standards
Review quantitative and qualitative data with health specialist on an ongoing basis to evaluate performance of the project and provide guidance to the implementing team
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation.
Represent WV Ghana at relevant meetings with internal and external stakeholders
Foster good relationships with communities and local authorities, ensuring that feedback and complaints are addressed in a timely manner
Perform other tasks as required by management
Education / Work Experience / Skills
First Degree Social Sciences (Development Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, or related); a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
Three years’ related working experience in project implementation, at least one of which should be in cash-based programming
Experience in implementing projects funded by WFP will be an added advantage
Strong analytical and report writing skills
Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
Competency in the use of MS Office suite
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Job offer is subject to confirmation of funding.