Danish Refugee Council Project Manager Enhanced Response Capacity & Cross-border Pilot Projects Jobs in South Sudan

Danish Refugee Council Project Manager Enhanced Response Capacity & Cross-border Pilot Projects Jobs in South Sudan


Project Operations Management:
  • Support coordination and communication between the project team and the DRC South Sudan Country Office to ensure optimal cooperation and collaboration so that the project is supported, integrated, and follows all applicable DRC policies and processes.
  • Lead communication with DRC East Africa and Great Lakes regional office, and close coordination with DRC HQ project lead for ECHO ERC.
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of ECHO and DANIDA support functions, especially finance, to implement compliant and efficient processes in line with donor and DRC requirements.
  • Work closely with DRC Ethiopia country office to monitor and analyse trends to inform better cross-border information sharing

    Team management:
  • Assign tasks to staff in alignment with the project implementation plan while ensuring their physical welfare, well-being, and professional development though trainings and coaching
  • Support project staff to develop weekly action plans based on the implementation plan
  • Coordinate staff absences and leaves to minimize gaps in coverage
  • Ensure staff have the equipment and resources (transportation, communication, etc.) to conduct their work safely and effectively

    Compliance and Financial Management:
  • Ensure the project’s compliance with terms and conditions of the donor contracts and DRC policies and practices, including code of conduct, security and reporting.
  • Liaise with Supply Chain and Technical Coordinators to prepare and execute a procurement plan to ensure timely expenditure of budget and implementation of activities while maximizing cost efficiency
  • Oversee the dual set-up and management of the project finances in DRC Dynamics, including serving as Budget Holder
  • Review project reports and verify that expenditures are accurate and charge to the correctly
  • Monthly expenditures reviewed to ensure accuracy and audit compliance, in collaboration with Grants and Finance units

    Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Ensure that project activities are recorded accurately and contribute to building a culture of listening, learning, reflection and improvement
  • Submission of monthly narrative reports using templates based on DRC and donor requirements
  • In collaboration with the MEAL team, review of monthly indicator
    tracking tools and provide variance explanations and plans
  • Conduct routine field visits to monitor the technical quality of implementation and compliance with CoC protocols
  • Prepare and submit weekly / monthly project updates to Supervisor and Technical
  • Coordinators, based on data collected by project staff.
  • Capture project photos and stories on a quarterly basis
  • Provide correct, consistency, accurate and timely information needed about the project for learning and donor engagement

    Experience and Technical Competencies:
  • 3-5 years’ experience in managing the implementation of complex programmes, including project management
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
    Solid experience in project cycle management, including proposal writing, budget management and donor reporting
  • Proven ability to work independently, with a clear understanding of risk escalation requirements
  • Proven ability to propose creative solutions to challenges, and proven ability deliver results within a flexible and adaptive framework
  • Proven capability in budget and financial management, VFM, and needs-based cost reduction
  • Successful experience working within culturally and politically diverse teams and institutions, in a fluid and dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to engage diplomatically
  • Previous experience in either protection, peacebuilding, community-based approaches, conflict sensitivity and/or conflict analysis preferred

  • Degree in Peace/Security, International Development or Business Management

  • Excellent verbal and written English.

    Key Stakeholders:
  • CD and SMT
  • Relevant Technical Coordinators
  • MEAL Teams
  • Sub-Contractors / partner organisations
  • Support functions: HOSS (finance, HR, SC and administration)

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Danish Refugee Council Project Manager Enhanced Response Capacity & Cross-border Pilot Projects Jobs in South Sudan

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