Project Manager for a Community-Based Child Protection Project
Please submit your cover letter along with your CV by email to the following address: [email protected]
Borderless NGO is currently implementing a project on community-based child protection and it is seeking to appoint a Project Manager assigned with below duties. The goal of the project is to comprehensively protect children post the Beirut Blast. The project will be implemented in the Karantina area, Beirut for the next 6 months.
The Project Manager will:
- Oversee all project activities and be the main contact point for the donors and the field staff.
- Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donors organizations.
- Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
- Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to the donors.
- Oversee the preparation and submission of activity-based project budgets as well as monthly financial reports and sending of new funding requests.
- Lead and motivate the project team (community coordinator, social workers) and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with volunteers in the project
- Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements.
- Employs resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring. Trouble shoots project problems. Identifies and implements creative solutions.
Job Essential Skills:
- Leadership and Team Management: Besides leading a team from a strategic perspective, the project manager also needs to manage from an operational point of view. The manager must be effective at administering and coordinating groups of individuals by promoting teamwork, delegating tasks, resolving conflict, setting goals, and evaluating performance. Leadership is about inspiring others to walk with you; team management makes sure your team has the right shoes.
- Technological Skills: The project manager needs to be proficient in the use of Word Document, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications. They are all used to present plans, reasons for the project, and benefits. Often, success stories are told with images and video presentation more than written reports. The project manager also needs skills in using social media to post videos and images. As well as narratives about the purposes of the project and those helped.
- Public Relations Skills. The project manager needs skills in communicating clearly, crafting statements carefully, answer questions or otherwise inform the public and others about projects or the NGO. Skills in public relations also consist of highlighting the benefits and reasons for the project.
- Analytical Skills: Project management requires analytical skills to assess the scope, the resources needed and the success of the project. Also, the project manager must interpret data on the project, as well as the needs or views of the people being helped, or donors solicited to support the project.
- To be a qualified for the project manager role, it is required to have at least a bachelor’s degree. To be specific a graduate which course is related to business like communications, project management, business administration and more. These courses can help when applying for this position.
- You must have good experience in this field (5 years minimum).
- You must have the passion of serving people and the cause you will be working for.