INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.
Date: February 14, 2017
Vacancy No: 041/17
Objective: The purpose of the Project Manager (PM) position is to provide overall leadership and coordination for ensuring the implementation and accomplishment of the objectives of the project under his/her responsibility in line with CARE’s vision, goals, and program principles, standards, approaches and Long Range Strategic Plan. In consultation with the supervisor and in collaboration with the project staffs and partners she/he develops annual implementation plans and budget, allocates appropriate resources to accomplish the plan, secures qualified staff and ensures that an appropriate monitoring system is in place to track progress and deviations of project implementation.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
§ Organizes the implementation process of all set targets planned for each project with respective supervisors, experts and other concerned staff working within program departments;
§ Ensures that all staff have updated monthly and quarterly implementation plans;
§ Periodically visits field activities and provide formal and informal feedback to the project staff in terms of adequate and inadequate progress as well as recommendations for improved performance;
§ Builds the capacity of project staff and its partners in technical issues pertinent to the sector including Nutrition and livelihoods;
§ With the project team and LDM unit analyzes past experiences to systematize and incorporate lessons learned into the planning process;
§ Based on past accomplishments and achievements adjusts project targets, strategies, resources and delegation of responsibilities to ensure appropriate progress toward project objectives;
§ Supervises, leads, guides, orients, trains, coaches and supports the project team leaders
§ Builds the technical and managerial capacity of the field staff in planning and implementing projects effectively and efficiently;
§ Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as merit increases and other salary adjustments, promotions, transfers, terminations, and disciplinary actions including performance improvement plans;
§ Ensures that project under his/her supervision include an appropriate log-frame and baseline design;
§ In consultation with LDM unit organizes a monitoring system to collect baseline and periodic data for tracking project performance and decision making;
§ In collaboration with finance staff prepares annual budget based on project proposal and ensures compliance with donor requirements;
§ Ensures appropriate utilization of fund codes for charging budget expenditures;
Networking, Learning and Representation
§ Establishes and maintain formal and informal communication mechanisms with government, community partners and other stakeholders;
§ Participate in DPPC meetings held at Regional, Zonal and Woreda level to discuss project related issues;
Bachelor degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Nursing or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
5 years’ experience working on public health, out of which 2-3 years’ service in managerial level. COMPETENCIES
Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, adaptability, stress tolerance, innovation, building partnership, communicating with impact, coaching, facilitating change, developing teams, information monitoring, planning and organizing, leading through vision and value.
The salary for this position is USD 1008 and the duty station is at CARE Ethiopia West Hararghe
Field Office. The deadline for applications is 10 days from the date of advertisement and this is a
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