Action Against Hunger | ACF-International, is an International Humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger. We are recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger | ACF International saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With more than 35 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, ACF runs life-saving programs in over 45 countries.
POSITION : Multisectorial Project Manager
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: 01-Feb-2016
Implementing and completing a multisectorial project in Yobe state throughout all its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.
Key Activities in your role will include:
Management of the entire project(s) cycle;
Finalize and manage the update and implementation of the detailed Project(s) Implementation Plan (PIP);
Develop detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans for your staff in order to achieve the activities in the PIP;
Finalize and manage the Project(s) Scope Documents (PSDs) such as Project Procurement plan, Monitoring and evaluation plan, Work Breakdown Structure, etc. as well as ensuring regular update of these documents in order to maintain a strong record of the project(s);
Ensure contractual activities are completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.
Take overall responsibility for the quality of the project(s) including regular monitoring, field visits and learning;
Oversee the development of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning tools and plans in collaboration with the M&E coordinator;
Manage and capacity build the project team;
Maintain comprehensive records and report in a timely manner;
Represent AAH in external meetings and coordinate with relevant UN agencies, government authorities and any other stakeholders;
You’re a seasoned Project Management Professional:
You have a Master's Degree in project management or social sciences, health/nutrition, development (or other related field) ideally completed with a certificate/training in project management;
You have proven multisector project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 2 years in an INGO;
You are familiar with ECHO, EU, OFDA and/or DfiD reporting and regulations;
You're a super communicator:
You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language. You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms.
You are comfortable explaining policies & procedures to a team.
You stay calm & like talking to colleagues to find solutions to their problems.
You contribute to team reports & are able to succinctly summarize & analyze current field activities.
Your work style builds trust within your team:
You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You are calm under pressure, & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
You identify training needs and work with the HR dept to develop and implement relevant trainings.
You are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.