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Job Title
Project Manager

To work for
Tdh Italy



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

Representation and strategic planning
• Ensure Tdh It representation in the area of activity before local authorities, partners and other stakeholders including in coordination meetings;
• Ensure harmonized representation of TdH It in the area of activities: acting as focal point for donor' relations at area level;
• Ensure that the programs developed are in line with Tdh It mandate and strategy;
• Ensure project and area planning, implementation and coordination;
• Supervise and draft monthly financial planning for the area of intervention in order to be submitted to the Country Admin for regular release of funds;
• Ensure the implementation of the projects in the area of the activity according to the log-frame and in coordination with the activities’ coordinators and the pss expert and technical specialists.

Together with the programme manager organize regularly meetings with the local coordinators and the technical specialists and / or pss expert in order to draft and readapt efficient biweekly work-plans;
• Follow up the adherence to the working plans defined and adjust accordingly;
• Ensure an harmonized and efficient usage of the projects resources and assets;
• Ensure global coordination and complementarity amongst projects within the area of intervention;
• Set up an internal calendar of deadlines for activities and coordination;
• Support in harmonizing the approach among all the ongoing interventions, creating common tools and encourage exchanges with the relevant staff of the projects.
• regular monitoring missions to the above mentioned locations

• Ensure that donor and TdH It procedures, guidelines and rules are followed;
• Receiving the cash advances for project activities on weekly basis and submit it to the Financial Officer for reconciliation and closure;
• Supervise that project documentation archive is kept in order and updated;
• Ensure that the staff respect administrative procedures;
• Ensure the budget expenditure according to the plan;
• Ensure that the logistics supply plan is followed;
• Check monthly staff payrolls;

• Develop a reporting schedule according to the deadlines agreed with the donor;
• Draft donor narrative reports and coordinate with the Finance Officer regarding the financial reports;
• Set up internal deadlines for data collection according with the M&E tools
• Coordinate with the programme manager and the other area coordinators for harmonization of reporting tools, their follow up and implementation and data collection;

HR management
• Guide and support the staff in the area of activity by providing on-the-job training and advice and advocate for resources to be allocated to capacity building.;
• Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (conflict solving attitude);
• Conduct recruitment of field staff, ensure that recruitment procedures are followed ;
• Authorize leaves according to the internal rules;

• At least 2 year of experience in the field of managing child protection/psychosocial/,support related projects;
• Previous experience with managing UN (UNICEF/UNHCR) and/or EU funded projects, including reporting, managing budgets, planning;
• At least 2 of year experience in managing multi-cultural staff;
• Good capacity of liaising and interacting with different cultures and stakeholders (donor, local authorities, local staff, etc.);
• Good negotiation skills and cultural sensitivity;
• Capacity to adapt and to work under pressure and with close deadlines;
• Capacity to adapt to security related constraints and restrictions (such as: curfew; no-go-areas etc.) ;
• Ability to work in a group as team leader as well as team member;
• Good reporting skills using the logical framework approach and result-based-monitoring;
• Autonomous in the job, but at the same time open to suggestions and recommendations from the supervisor and the colleagues;
• Fluency in English and Arabic, written and spoken is mandatory.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
The Project Manager will be based in Damascus, but is expected to have monitoring missions on the fields: Rural Damascus,, Lattakia, Aleppo and Homs. ( or the precise project locations).

Salary and Benefits
Upon discussion.

About us
Terre des Hommes Italy is a Italian organization based in Milano with an office in Damascus. Terre des Hommes Italy aims to improve the quality of life of children in difficult circumstances all over the world, regardless of race, faith and/or political orientation and to have their rights as laid down in the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child, protected and assured.
Terre des hommes Italy is carrying out several humanitarian project in Syria.

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Posted On
Feb 01, 2018

Expiry Date
Mar 03, 2018


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