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Project Manager - Enterprise Development (NGO)

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Our Client, a non-profit organization, committed to driving cross-sector growth across the economy seeks to hire a Project Manager, who will manage the consortium work and Key Financing Partners in line with the Key Performance Indicators.

Key Responsibilities

Programme Management and Operations

  • Provide overall management and coordinate all work streams including Technical and Operations in the mobilization and delivery of program results.
  • Directly line-managing the project team including consortium partners, Consultants providing coaching, mentoring and quality assurance of their work.
  • Raise interest amongst the organization's Partners’ supply chains to register on the programme.

Budgeting and Financial controls

  • Monitor funding commitments, project spending against budget, preparation and submission of required program progress and financial reports on a regular basis.
  • Ensure financial processes comply with relevant sections of the financial manual and other partnership standards.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Manage all areas of M&E, to ensure that internal monitoring is carried out effectively and that external impact evaluations are being conducted in the manner intended.
  • Lead the Monitoring and Evaluation Team to develop and track relevant Project outcomes, documents, and systems such as the Logframe, M&E Framework, and monitoring tools.
  • Apply the internal monitoring and evaluation system in collaboration with the project team to ensure accurate record keeping, adequate and relevant data collection and analysis.
  • Ensure the documentation of lessons learned and best practices are shared through internal and external organizational knowledge sharing forums.

Managing Partners, Suppliers and Stakeholders

  • Work with the Consultants and key stakeholders to ensure Programme delivery and sustainability.
  • Sustain positive partnerships and networking relationships with key stakeholders on projects to achieve overall objectives.
  • Updating stakeholders including funding institutions and partners.
  • Communicate and maintain good working relationships with external suppliers and consultants who collaborate in various ways in the delivery of the organizations Skills Development Programme.

Qualification and Experiences

  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Project Management, Development studies or any related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years’ field experience in Private Sector Development with NGOs in developing countries.
  • Previous experience of business linkages and SME financing will be an advantage.

Key Competencies

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Highly functional knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • People management skills and experience in line managing teams.
  • Skills and experience in external stakeholder engagement including private sector and experiences with coordination of multi-stakeholder forums.
  • Knowledge and experience of business linkages is essential.
  • Experience running a capacity building programme from design through to successful completion.
  • Skills in report writing and monitoring and evaluation.

Job Summary

Ref. Number: 1021

Company: NGO

Location: Accra

Industry: NGO/Nonprofit Charitable Organizations

Job type: Contract

Job status: Open to new applicants

Years of Experience: 7

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2019-07-20

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