Project Manager Haiti ECHO

  • Added Date: Thursday, 01 October 2020
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020

WORK CONTEST

Cesvi has been working in Haiti since 2009, implementing its projects in the field of emergency, childrenโ€™s rights, food security and watershed management in the South, North and West departments.

Currently actions are concentrated in two areas of Haiti: South and Grand Anse department. Main offices are in Les Cayes and Port au Prince.

The country is currently in a situation of economic and political crisis.

Project Title: Response to acute food and nutrition needs of vulnerable households in food emergency in Haiti

Location: Haiti, Grandโ€™ Anse , Pestel, Beaumont and Corail

Actors: Cesvi Fondazione Onlus + one national implementing partner

The action will be implemented in Grand Anse Department (Pestel, Corail and Beaumont) selected as a highly food insecure zone. The Grand Anse department is especially vulnerable to natural disasters and severely exposed to the effects of the economic and political crisis.

The beneficiaries targeted by the action will be highly food insecure households with a lack of positive coping.

Strategies: the action is an immediate response to food needs of vulnerable families, not only during the gap period between the winter and spring agricultural season, but also before the identified hunger gap, in order to prevent the worsening of their vulnerability.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Project Manager, based in Les Cayes (Haiti), will be in charge of:

-Definition and implementation of project activities

-Monitoring of project activities and identification of necessary amendments, in accordance with the Head of Mission (HoM) based in Port-au-Prince

-Coordination with other partners for the activities to be implemented

-Coordination with other PMs, for project implemented in the same area avoid duplication and overlapping and promote synergy of intervention

-Coordination with other stakeholders and local authorities

-Ensuring the correct filling of project documentation

-Financial management in collaboration with the Country Administrator and under the supervision of the HQ accountants for the correct allocation of costs

-Procurement procedures and purchases related to the assigned projects, in collaboration with the administrator ( CA ) and under the supervision of the HQ ( Desk) and HOM

-Management of project donors' relations, in coordination with the HoM

-Drafting of reports and submission of documentation to the donor (in coordination with HQ and through the HQ) ensuring the achievement of the expected results foreseen in the project document for the related period

-Management of local partners' relations

-Contribute in the definition of internal procedures manual

-Efficient management of the office, goods and means

-Coordination with HQ and HoM for visibility activities related to the assigned projects

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • University or postgraduate degree in Economy, Political sciences or any other related faculty
  • Minimum 3 yearsโ€™ project management experience in NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs in both protracted crisis and development contexts
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian project cycle management
  • Prior experience in needs assessments
  • Solid knowledge of NGO procedures, approaches and operations
  • Ability to produce timely project proposals and high quality narrative reports
  • Knowledge of the main humanitarian donors, with particular reference to ECHO
  • Knowledge of effective financial and budgetary planning and control, especially under ECHO rules and regulation
  • Proven experience in personnel management and in capacity building of National/International staff
  • Solid capacity in managing a variety of internal and external relationships, especially with partners, and acting effectively as an integration team member
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Strategic thinking and innovation
  • Self-motivated, able to take initiative, resilient and able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively
  • High level of IT skills
  • Fluency in French and English

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Master degree in Project Management
  • Prior experience in managing Cash for Transfer projects
  • Strategic thinking and innovation
  • Capacity in networking and build effective partnerships with local stakeholders

SAFEGUARDING

Cesvi has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons or partners.
Cesvi commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records checks or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and abuse is prevented. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process performance.

Please note: due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback if unsuccessful at applicant stage. Only short-listed candidates will be updated on the status of their application.

This vacancy is archived.

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