Project Manager (Jordan)

Working place: Amman/Jordan
Workload : Plný úvazek
Start date: immediately
Selection process: Ano

Organizational context

Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) is a non-profit organization that operates abroad, in the context of humanitarian aid and development cooperation. It is a respected member of the international network, Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Europa. Its foreign activities focus on the health and social sectors and also on developing livelihood for the local population and education of children and adults.

Caritas Czech Republic operates in the Middle East region since 2012. For the follow up phase of its EuropeAid project in Jordan, CCR is looking for a Project Manager with profound experience in rapid assessments, coordination and managing of development assistance project in livelihoods and business empowerment sector.

Responsibilities

Project management and administration:

  • Participating in capacity assessment of potential partner’s
  • Supervising the implementing partner organization during implementation of the project activities according to the project document focusing on quality delivery and project impacts and results (in line with organizational and donor guidelines, manuals and official legal procedures of partners) Responsible for project planning in line with the approved project documents
  • Timely reporting to the CCR HQ and donor (EU Delegation in Amman)
  • Responsible for overall quality management and coordination of the livelihoods and business empowerment project components
  • Coordinating assessment/evaluation study
  • Maintaining good order in records and official documentation
  • Representation of CCR to the donor and various stakeholders
  • Promoting CCR and ensuring the CCR/donor visibility
  • Communication with respective organizations and institutions
  • Contribution to M&E

Financial responsibilities:

  • Regular financial management/reporting to PM
  • Managing and applying CCR/donor financial rules during the project implementation

Requirements

  • Significant experience in project management for at least 3 years (larger development project)
  • University graduate, ideally management, business management, sustainable development or other relevant field
  • Experience in one of the following fields is desired: livelihoods, business development / empowerment
  • Experience with reporting to the institutional donors
  • Experience of working in Jordan or at least within the Middle East region is a must
  • Experience in conducting/coordinating assessments/evaluations
  • Excellent English both written and spoken, Arabic is a profound advantage
  • Excellent organizational skills and great ability to analyse information
  • Motivation, creativity and necessary ability to work independently
  • Managing stressful situations and results orientation
  • Problem solving attitude, high adaptability to complicated environment
  • Strong interest in the work of Caritas Czech Republic and commitment to the values and principles of Caritas Internationalis

What we offer

  • Start-up salary negotiable, accommodation covered, health/travel insurance, reimbursement costs of visas and vaccinations, psychological support and medical help-desk, pre-deployment orientation, round flight ticket
  • Great possibility of self-actualisation and moving your professional career path
  • Extension of knowledge through practical experience in a dynamic development context settings of Jordan
  • Background of a stable organization with a long experience in the field of humanitarian aid and development cooperation
  • Job until the February 28th, 2018

How to apply

Qualified candidates may send their applications to the e-mail address jobs@caritas.cz. The application must include a 1-page motivation letter and a maximum 2-page CV. As the subject of e-mail please insert “PM Jordan”.

There is no deadline for submission. As long as the vacancy is open, the interested candidates are invited to submit their applications.

Attachments must be named as following:
Last name of applicant, name, name of position – CV
Last name of applicant, name, name of position – motivation letter

NOTICE: Only applications labelled correctly will be accepted for consideration. Only candidates selected to the next round will receive response from the representative of CCR. CCR reserves the right to change or cancel the selection procedure anytime.