Project Manager – Donor Contract Management Systems
1 year fixed term contract
£36 035 per annum
London or Johannesburg
Depending on base Location, Local Salary, Terms and Conditions of employment will apply
Use your extensive experience of project management and understanding of business processes to manage the contract cycle, and to significantly shape ActionAid International’s new Contract Management System. We need to more effectively manage the growing volume and complexity of our contracts from Institutional and High Value donors by helping to track our fundraising efforts, monitor contracts and ensure federation-wide compliance. This is where your skills come in.
Join us and you will be part of a global team working alongside communities to create long-term positive change for poor and excluded people. Your remit will be to define and develop internal donor contract management processes from start to finish and ensure the effective implementation of them. You will work with technical system providers to deliver accurate and up to date live contract information plus robust, accurate and transparent processes and systems for compliance with donor requirements.
You will project manage the proof of concept for our contract management system. This will involve project design, coordinating team resources, setting up monitoring and evaluation processes as well as stakeholder management and communications. You will also lead user acceptance testing and take responsibility for the implementation phase across the organisation including training and support for all countries. Important will be the ability to ensure the contract management system meets business needs, resources are managed effectively, deadlines are met and work is of the highest standard.
You must have significant project management experience, and ideally a recognised qualification such as PRINCE 2. You must have developed and implemented systems and be comfortable managing complex and geographically diverse projects. Your expertise will cover developing and implementing business processes with Information and Communications Technology and management information systems, preferably in the NGO sector. You must have very good communication skills and a high standard of English. Excellent at building relationships you can demonstrate the ability to work diverse stakeholders at all levels of seniority. You will also be willing to travel as the project requires.
If you have the project management expertise to make a significant difference to our organisation we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply please visit our website via the link.
All interested applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK or South Africa.
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