Project Manager – Iraq
Closing Date: July 30th 2018
Duty Station: Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan and Nineveh Plan
Period: 24 month
Starting Date: September 1st 2018
Main objective: To manage the implementation of the project:“A virtuous production cycle to relaunch a city and its economic fabric for IDPs and returnees to the Nineveh Plains, Iraq”.
Reporting to: AVSI Iraq Country Representative
To coordinate and supervise the implementation of the above mentioned project according to the Donor and AVSI procedures, in coordination with the Country Director and Admin Department.
To manage the financial aspects of the project in coordination with the Admin Department.
To manage and supervise local staff members during the implementation of the project activities.
To keep regular contacts with the Donor and the project Partners.
To compile and collect all relevant documents.
To submit regular reports (verbal and written) concerning the ongoing activities of the project.
To assist AVSI in the development of new project proposals, in coordination with the Country Director and the MENA office.
Particular attention will be given to the building of a strong relationship with the national and local associations and with the agencies involved in AVSI programs related issues.
To implement regular field visits.
Any other duties within your area of competence, as requested by your supervisors.
Advanced university degree or equivalent working experience.
Previous working experiences in managing Livelihood projects in the field (at least 8 years) and Micro-credit or similar projects.
Demonstrated experience in writing projects proposals.
Previous experience of work in developing countries.
Previous experience of working with local NGOs and Local Authorities as partners.
Knowledge of the humanitarian project cycle management.
Knowledge of the main humanitarian donors, with particular reference to UN Agencies. Experience with USAID funds is an asset.
Excellent written and spoken English. Arabic and French are an asset.
Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of MS Office.
Culturally sensitive and able to understand and work in a very complex context.
Problem solving attitude.
Good team player with strong initiative.
Good inter-personal and communication skills.
Ability to adapt and work in difficult situations.
How to apply:
Send your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Code: 2918-PM-IRA
Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees.
First date of availability to take up place in the field.