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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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    Project Manager

    About The Role

    • Delivers projects within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organization’s governance and project management framework.
    • Produce reports to key stakeholders on programme progress, including preparing narrative, identifying success stories, and providing financial updates to donors.
    • Facilitate information sharing within the Programmes Team and with other Foundation units.
    • Drive the external profile of the Foundation by representing the Foundation in networks, forums, and project consortia.
    • Travel regularly and internationally to monitor programme implementation and ensure programme quality.
    • Identify, assesses and manage risks to the success of the project.
    • Effectively manage project team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and obtain commitment to make decisions.
    • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
    • Prepares and maintains project plans and tracks activities against the plan.
    • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
    • Support the Business Development team on funding opportunities through proposal development, activity design and budget planning.

    About You

    • Experience working with a variety of international donors, particularly NORAD, FDCO, GEC and USAID. Familiarity with donor reporting requirements.
    • Track record in managing successful projects in the international development context.
    • Outstanding project or programme management skills, and experience with monitoring and evaluation (building log frames, theories of change).
    • Excellent budget and financial management, including fluency in Excel.
    • Experience in remote programme management, programme start up, mobilisation and close down.
    • Resilience, ability to cope with high pressure projects and work environments and find solutions to problems when they arise.
    • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
    • Ability to quickly understand complex information and communicate to non-experts.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to establish and maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally, with people from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds
    • Experience in development of successful funding propos
    • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, to capture and share stories of programmatic impact and promote the work of TRF externally.
    • Fluency in English; other languages (such as French and Swahili) would be an advantage.

    Desired Skills

    • Experience in a role in journalism/media, international relations, international development, politics or relevant field.

    Method of Application

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