Project Manager

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Organization: National Association for Family Empowerment
Closing date: 17 Sep 2023

The purpose of the Project Manager position is to provide overall leadership, coordination, documentation, monitoring and evaluation for ensuring the implementation and accomplishment of the objectives of the projects under his/her responsibility in line with NAFE vision, goals, and program principles, standards, approaches and Strategic Plan. In consultation with the supervisor and in collaboration with the project staff she/he develops annual implementation plans and budget, allocates appropriate resources to accomplish the plan, and ensure documentation and monitoring and evaluation are conducted to track progress and deviations of project implementation. To promote the highest level of staff performance the PM ensures that all supervisors provide coaching and counseling to the project staff. He/she establishes and maintains effective working relationships with key government partners and NGOs working in the same areas.

§ Plans and conducts quarterly and annual project review meeting to assess progress, adjust plans, documentation and draw/disseminate lessons learned;

§ Write monthly/quarterly/annual comprehensive and high quality project progress and documentation reports

§ Organizes a monitoring system to collect baseline and periodic data for tracking project performance and decision making

§ Supervises, leads, guides, orients, trains, coaches and supports project staff.

§ Builds the technical and managerial capacity of the field staff in planning and implementing projects effectively and efficiently;

§ Ensures compliance with applicable donor rules & regulations, including familiarizing all relevant project staff to these

§ Recommends or initiates contract changes including realignment of activities, budgets, contract extensions, etc.

§ Coordinates any sub-grant activities and agreements and ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

§ Manages budgets including monthly reviews of expense reports.

§ Based on past accomplishments and achievements adjusts project targets, strategies, resources and delegation of responsibilities to ensure appropriate progress toward project objectives;

§ Submits annual plans as per established schedules to all project stakeholders.

§ Organizes the implementation process of all set targets planned for each project with respective supervisors, experts and other concerned staff working within program departments;

§ Maintains ongoing communication with project stakeholder regarding project progress and challenges;

§ Establish and positive working relationships with governmental, NGO, local and international organizations, academic institutions and private sector actors with activities relevant to the project to identify areas of potential collaboration.

§ Implement communication plan for each of your key stakeholders to encourage continuous collaboration and updates

§ Collate/compile field-generated information and complete periodic progress reports in a timely manner in compliance with donor requirements for onward incorporation in the program reports.

§ Support and assist in projects design and development of concepts papers and proposal writing

Qualifications Required

Bachelor degree in development, social science, economics, livelihood, protection, public health, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

At least six years of experience in development and/or civil society organizations, including significant experience of working with partners to deliver humanitarian programs or build capacity for emergency preparedness and response.

A proven record of effective project management, including project planning, documentation and managing a budget

Proven skills in partnership building, influencing and negotiation with a range of humanitarian actors, including governments, UN agencies, academic institutions, networks, national/local NGOs and community groups

Strong facilitation skills, including the design and management of effective trainings, workshops and meetings with diverse participants.

Strong skills in written communication, including effective report writing in English and Arabic

Strong skills in inter-personal communications, able to work effectively with multiple stakeholders in a complex, multi-actor environment.

Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work effectively across a wide variety of cultural contexts.

Strong team player, able to develop and maintain effective working relationships within a distributed and dynamic team.

Flexible, creative and solution-oriented approach in an innovative environment

Competence with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

How to apply

Please apply by sending to the following documents:

  1. Cover letter outlining all relevant experience, availability and salary history
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of three references (including one from current, or most recent, employer)

Application deadline: 17 September 2023

Applicants are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the National Association for Family Empowerment by visiting the NAFE website at

The National Association for family Empowerment will conduct pre-employment background checks that may include contacting off-list references from past employers.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. This is a local position and not intended for expats.


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