Project Manager

Website Caritas Czech Republic

An international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation is implementing a project with the title Multi-sectoral interventions to prevent the spread and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Western Province and Lusaka, Zambia II. The project aims at strengthening public health responses and improving community awareness, to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigating its impact.

Job Title: Project Manager

The Project Manager is responsible for overall implementation of project with focus on community awareness, support of public health response and livelihoods support in Western Province and Lusaka.

  • Ensure implementation of project activities according to the project document focusing on quality delivery and project impacts and results
  • Coordinate project teams in Mongu and Lusaka field offices in close collaboration with Project Officers to ensure timely and quality implementation according to project document and plans
  • Coordinate project implementation with consortium partners and different stakeholders
  • Ensure annual and monthly planning and reporting
  • Keep and maintain necessary project administration, implementing financial rules based on instructions and manuals received
  • Strong motivation and commitment to the work
  • Minimum of Bachelor university degree in a social/development studies, degree in public health, or other relevant field; advanced degree is an asset
  • Proven track of experience in project management and project leadership at least 5 years
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Working experience in the non-profit or in an international organization an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility, time-management, ability to work under stress and in difficult conditions
  • Basic knowledge of financial management
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to work in accordance with the Caritas Code of Ethics

Starting date: April, 2021

Ending date: December, 2021

Caritas Czech Republic is an equal opportunity and treatment employer and provides all the employees a work environment free from any form of discrimination based on race, colour, gender, nationality, age, religion and creed, disability. Furthermore, Caritas Czech Republic provide employees with a safe environment with zero tolerance of sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and other unethical behaviour in the workplace.

Duty station: Mongu with travel to Lusaka

Position: National

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of detailed CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) by the, 24th March 2021, 17:00 to the following email address: [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please use the following subject in your email/post: Project Manager

For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Surname, Name, Project Manager – Mongu– curriculum vitae
Surname, Name, Project Manager – Mongu– cover letter

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