Purpose of the position:
The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for the management of the project in collaboration with the Project Director. The PM will ensure that MNCH activities are implemented per the KOICA rules and regulations. Supervises the operational and support staff and key government relationship role including MoU, agreements, protocols and contextualization of the TTC and CVA approach. S/he will provide input to guide planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. S/he will also be responsible to liaise with key partners at the operational level, provide opinion on the soundness and feasibility of new approaches, train staff in TTC concepts and upgrade their technical competencies, and manage an effective learning process.
- Lead the operational aspects of the project, including planning and implementation, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, and encouraging effective teamwork in the project team.
- In coordination with the Project Director, support overall project leadership, management, and technical direction while ensuring compliance with KOICA requirements, KOICA regulations, Government of the Philippines protocols, and World Vision’s policies and procedures;
- Liaise with partners, local government institutions, civil society organizations, private sector companies and other stakeholders to coordinate activities and facilitate monitoring and reporting of project objectives and achievements; Oversee the implementation of Overall projects activities, including provision of technical guidance of TTC approaches and CVA model.
- Facilitate the preparation of project deliverables, including annual work-plans, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports, final project report and project activity updates, and other project-related communication and reporting materials in accordance with KOICA deadlines and guidelines;
- Supervise a team of staff and ensures clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained among the team members; Lead the Operations and Support teams including the Senior Finance Officer, Field operation teams and other project staffs. S/he will be in charge of conducting the day-to-day activities, effecting appropriate accountancy and budget, with the aim to ensure appropriate use of resources; Provides guidance and mentoring to staff to achieve project goal.
- Degree or equivalent in public health, business administration, or other field directly related to the maternal and child health and nutrition. Master degree preferred.
- Training on maternal, infant and young child health and nutrition preferred.
- Minimum of eight (8) years of experience related to implementation of programs in Grant operation
- Minimum of four (4) years of experience working in health and nutrition, maternal/infant/child health, healthcare systems strengthening, health governance. Experiences in MNCH programme highly preferred.
- Prior Project manager or experience leading and managing large and complex programs
- Proven performance and ability in Successfully grant management
- Field operation experience in Eastern Visayas
- Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with key stakeholders such as Government officials, NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
- Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong presentation and report writing skills
- S/he will be based in Eastern Visayas;
- Frequent field trip to the operation sites required.