Job Description

Reference: 190002SV 
Type: Permanent 
Position: Project Manager 
Location: Ramallah, West Bank 
Industry: Not for Profit and Charities 

The Opportunity

To provide strategic and technical leadership to EUR 2.4 million protection project.
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall project management cycle including; fine tuning and providing strategic direction to project consortium, lead and produce annual plans and budgets and any amendments, develop quality donor reports, quality assurance and effective leading, and provide management and leadership to project team and the consortium. Provide budget holding duties and ensure timely resource mobilization and utilization, ensuring compliance with Save the Children International (SCI) and donor policies and regulations.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
In order to be successful you will bring/have: 
A- Project Consortium and Strategy
• Develop and maintain effective partnership with the consortium members including the line ministries and implementing partners, fine tune the relation, standardize and institutionalize the project communication among stakeholders and partners; which includes steering committee and project management team
• Present the project as delegated to host government, donor and community
• Monitor environment and risk management, ensuring mitigation is developed, communicated and implemented as approved.
B- Project planning and monitoring
• Lead the project and consortium through the annual implementation plan development process, ensuring compliance with the project design, SoW, budget and quality standards. Produce donor level annual plans, reports and budgets
• Coordinate the consortium intervention and activities according to the plan and ensure effective and timely delivery of program activities. Administer and facilitate the contractual aspects with partners and SCI departments ensure compliance and effective business relations.
• Ensure MEAL plan is developed, resourced and implemented and serves informed decision-making process
• Conduct monthly progress review for the project activities with the consortium and project team, ensure progress is achieved as planned, challenge mapped and actions indented and rolled out in timely fashion
• Produce quality reports including, internal briefs, monthly, quarterl y, semi-annual and annual reports and ensure compliance with the reporting deadlines and quality
• Ensure program assets and resources are well managed according to SCI and donor policies and regulations with support from SCI related departments.
C- Partnership capacity building and training
• Follow up and provide needed support to ensure identified capacities, gaps/areas and opportunities for partners as identified in the pre-award assessment. Ensuring capacity development and performance is improvement
• Monitor the issues that might arise or appear through the life of the grant, and communicate needs for resources and actions to to fill any new gaps
• Provide feedback on partners’ capacity issue/performance to the partnership management scheme of SCI
• Review the financial audits and consult with the finance team for feedback and issues.
D- Staff and Self-Development, staff leadership.
• Work with the line manager to identify the development plan for his/her self and the sub-ordinates, ensuring talents are identified. Work with HR on the staff development plan. Track and evaluate regularly and update as agreed with the line manager
• Ensure effective participation and learning of Rolled out high performing organization (HPO) projects
• Successfully complete all SCI essential trainings and learning schemes
• Provide timely and quality feedback, support and guidance for subordinate ensuring high quality performance, and further polish of the needed skills and competencies.
E- Advocacy, communication and material production
• Ensure advocacy and communication plans are consistent with the country office strategy through effective collaboration with policy, advocacy and communication (PAC)
• Working closely with PAC team to capture lessons learned, success stories, evidence to inform policy and material production.
F- Emergency Response and support: 
• Contribute to the Country Office (CO) contingency plan process and response strategy development
• Ensure revision of the program in case of Emergency declaration for resource re-allocation is appropriate
• In case of an Emergency declaration, be ready and prepared to be assigned new role(s) and working outside the normal work modality., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Job Requirements
Master’s degree in international development, Human rights, Development Studies or any related field.
• At least 7 years of working experience in/with INGO, with minimum two years’ experience in middle management post
• Knowledge and experience in the following thematic area: Protection, Education and Economic development
• Previous experience working in volatile operation environment and in depth knowledge of protection challenge in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
• Previous experience managing multi-million, multi-year projects 
• Excellent in written and spoken Arabic & English
• Proven record of success and mastering project management cycle and donor communication
• Proven leadership managing consortiums
• Accomplished level in key competencies; delivering results, networking and influencing and collabo rative approach to business
• Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines
• Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers).
The Organisation
Save the Children works in development and humanitarian contexts with children and partners to help families, communities, and governments identify and use innovations to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 
Job Details
Job Title Project Manager 
Deadline 06 - Sep - 2019
Location Ramallah
Job Type Full time
Position Level Management
Salary N/A
Degree Master's degree
Experience 7 Years
Category Other
Application Instructions
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