Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition EatSafe Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition EatSafe Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

About the Role

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking an EatSafe Project Manager to lead and manage the EatSafe projects in Ethiopia. This role will be offered on a 1 year fixed-term contract basis, subject to availability of funding. You will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the EatSafe Project Manager will provide functional, technical and managerial leadership to projects and teams in the thematic area. The manager will be responsible for the overall project management leadership and will ensure the project team implement project activities within approved plans, budget, and quality standards.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Defining project scope, activities and objectives in line with the GAIN business plans, programme frameworks, and organizational strategic priorities

  • Identifying, tracking and resolving project issues on an ongoing basis, and proactively seeking support where issues require wider attention and resolution

  • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with civil society, INGOs, government entities, private sector and other organisations

  • Working closely with Project Sponsors, QUADs and the POC to manage and delivery effective projects

  • Leading a high-performance project team consisting of people across the organisation; bringing together the skills, experience and competencies required for successful project delivery

  • Ensuring narrative reporting and financial accounting meet GAIN and donor’s requirements

  • Working with international finance to ensure that accurate budgets and forecasting are drawn up for all activities, and that activities costs are kept within budgets

  • Ensuring monthly project reporting (in line with GAINs Project Management Standards)

    About You

    The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record in project management
    in complex and diverse environments. You will have proven experience in delivering projects on time and in budget, using project management processes and tools including risk management, benefits management, financial management and quality assurance.

    The postholder will also have a proven ability in donor contracting, budget management and staff management.

    In addition to this, you will possess fluent written and spoken English and will be highly flexible and willing to travel as and when required

    You will have a demonstrable understanding of the gender and protection dynamics of humanitarian and development work, with the ability to capture this in the analysis and design of interventions.

    A Postgraduate university degree in business management, sustainable development, economics, development studies, peace and conflict studies or related field is an additional advantage. Applicants will posess a recognized international accreditation in a project management.

    The ideal candidate will have excellent project management capabilities and a strong ability to work with diverse groups/individuals, ranging from local partners, local authorities, local community groups, the civil society and the private sector.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition EatSafe Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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