International Project Manager
Women’s Right to Sustainable Livelihoods 2 Project
Fixed Term Contract, until December 2020
To be based in Johannesburg, Nairobi or London
AAI Grade D: Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment will apply
Having gained extensive experience working in an international agency/across countries on women’s rights and sustainable agriculture you are now looking to get involved in a new assignment that will make the most of your talents and enhance your reputation. Look no further than this International Project Manager role with ActionAid International in collaboration with AAUK
The Women’s Right to Sustainable Livelihoods 2 project is a five year multi-country project funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project aims to increase the income of 21,000 women in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan and their ability to control their income, through practicing Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture, accessing markets and reducing, recognising and redistributing Unpaid Care Work.
As International Project Manager you will provide overall coordination and management of this key project. This will involve taking responsibility for overseeing and supporting national project managers in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan to deliver on the project’s objectives. This will primarily be virtually but will include country support visits. You will make sure the process meets donor objectives, delivers to deadline and within budget. From communication and stakeholder engagement to performance measurement you will play a key role in making the project a success.
You will also be directly involved in regional and international level advocacy and ensure that this is linked to the work being done at the local level.
A graduate, you must have extensive project management experience in a multi-cultural, multi-geographic environment and been involved in developing, planning and managing complex global organisational processes/projects. You will have an in-depth understanding of monitoring, evaluation and reporting coupled with the ability to analyse data and identify learning points. You will also have worked in an international agency / across countries on women’s rights and agriculture. Your technical expertise will be complemented by excellent communication, networking and problem solving skills.
If you have the senior level project management expertise needed to make this assignment a success please visit our website for further information: www.actionaid.org/jobs
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In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in either South Africa, Kenya or UK and you will need to provide proof of your eligibility to live and work in these locations. We may not be able to consider your application if you do not have the eligibility to work in either one of these locations.
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