Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Project Manager for Subnational Food System Dashboard Jobs in Ethiopia

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Project Manager for Subnational Food System Dashboard Jobs in Ethiopia

About the Role

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Project Manager for Subnational Food System Dashboard to lead and manage the Subnational Food System Dashboard development 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 Project Manager will lead the work under the Subnational Food System Dashboard development initiative for Ethiopia and provide technical leadership and project management.

The postholder will be expected to quickly develop strong relationships with relevant partners, exploiting synergies within GAIN and with external stakeholders to ensure continued, effective project delivery. You will be responsible for influencing, providing leadership in the project, ensuring that the agreed objectives and aims are achieved.

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

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

  • 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 deliver effective projects

  • 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) to update management on program progress achieved, program plans, changes
    in direction and challenges encountered

    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 within 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 Project Manager for Subnational Food System Dashboard Jobs in Ethiopia

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