Project Manager
World Vision International
Lubango Project team, Angola
há 6 dias

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life.

We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type :

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description : MAJOR ACTIVITIES

MAJOR ACTIVITIES

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor (USAID) in close collaboration with the project team
  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance
  • Supervise a team of senior level national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas
  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects
  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants
  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements
  • Manage grant / project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.
  • Ensure grant / project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits
  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact
  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners / sub-grantees
  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.
  • Serve as primary liaison to USAID, the Ministry of Health, local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on program’s technical areas and other donor organizations.
  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.
  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements
  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in Health
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the implementation of Health Projects
  • Experience in leading and managing large projects in a complex / fragile environment
  • Proven ability to write detailed and quality reports.
  • Proven ability to manage large and diverse teams.
  • Experience and Ability to represent the project
  • Good understanding of the local context in Angola
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese
  • Applicant Types Accepted :

    Local Applicants Only

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