Project Director Job at Pact – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Project Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Pact

Deadline of this Job:
18 August 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. .

Key Responsibilities
• Project Management and Leadership
o Represent Pact and the ACHIEVE program and act as the main point of contact in Rwanda for USAID’s Activity Manager
o Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, as well as review annual budgets and biannual reports
o Manage a team of up to 15 technical and administrative staff
o Ensure compliance with Pact HQ and USAID requirements, policies, and regulations.
o Act as a liaison to USAID and relevant ministries within the Government of Rwanda to ensure smooth implementation of the project while laying the groundwork for sustainability
o Recruit, supervise and provide guidance and support to program management and administrative staff
o Coordinate with ACHIEVE HQ staff in the successful programmatic and technical implementation of the project including the timely completion of high-quality work plans, accurate reports, and other mandated deliverables
o Monitor project progress vis-a-vis expected objectives, ensuring efficient use of resources and compliance with donor requirements.
• Technical Leadership
o As needed, provide or ensure availability of high-quality technical assistance in OVC and DREAMS programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program’s objectives and targets and adhering to expected technical quality for OVC and DREAMS programs and reporting requirements
o Provide and/or ensure availability of mentoring to local partners to strengthen their capacity for service delivery, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and USAID relationship and agreement management, as appropriate
o Coordinate and as needed conduct monitoring visits to local implementing partners
o Utilize a participatory approach to developing and updating the project work plans, ensuring programmatic directions are technically sound, evidence-based, and consistent with USAID and international standards

Job Skills: Not Specified


Basic Requirements
• MPH/MPA/MBA or masters in relevant field and a minimum of 10 years of professional experience or a BA/BS with 15 years of professional experience.
• Demonstrated successful experience as a senior manager of USAID-funded programs including those involving OVC and/or DREAMS activities
• Eight years prior experience in managing OVC and/or DREAMS programs funded by PEPFAR
• Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID Mission, Government of Rwanda, implementing partners, and local NGOs
• Proven skills in building organizational capacity in OVC, DREAMS, HIV/AIDS, and/or financial and operations management
• Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement, or policy development
• Strong writing and oral presentation skills, including fluency in English and French
Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated success implementing programming at the community level
• Expertise in and sensitivity to the socio-cultural barriers facing intended beneficiaries for this program
• Local candidates preferred

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Follow the link bel,ow to apply: https://careers-pactworld.icims.com/jobs/1421/project-director%2c-achieve-rwanda/job b  

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