4 Oct 2022

Project Manager – GOAL Project at BRAC

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Job Description


Job Description

BRAC is an award-winning international non-governmental development organisation, with the vision of a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. BRAC is a leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes to assist poor and disadvantaged communities in low-income countries, including in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. It is an organisation of and for the people of the Global South, pioneering new development and social enterprise approaches to equip communities to achieve prosperity. As well as being the world’s biggest NGO by number of staff and people directly reached, BRAC has regularly been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector. BRAC retained the top spot in 2020 among the top 500 NGOs for the fifth consecutive year.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. It started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002, and has since reached millions of people in 11 countries in Asia and Africa. BRAC has a holistic approach to development that uses a wide array of programmes and social enterprises, including in microfinance, education, health, agriculture, gender and human rights. BRAC believes that every person has inherent potential, and when an enabling environment is created and that potential is unleashed, even the poorest can become agents of positive change in their own lives, for their families and their communities.

Project Manager – GOAL Project Job Opportunity at BRAC Maendeleo Tanzania

BRAC Maendeleo Tanzania is part of a leading development organization that started its operations in 2006 in Tanzania, focusing on thematic areas of Agriculture, Youth and Women Empowerment, Food Security and Livelihood

Job Title: Project Manager – GOAL Project

Project Sustainability: 9 Months

Job Location: Dar es Salaam

Purpose

To oversee social, economic and education empowerment programs that are directly linked to the welfare of girls, boys, women and men including the planning, coordination and implementation of the activities within the program.

Job Responsibilities:

Planning

Plan the delivery of the overall project and its activities in accordance with the objectives of the organization
Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the project
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project
Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the project
Develop a project monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the project and to identify areas for improvement
Develop funding proposals for the project to ensure the continuous delivery of services and work diligently for fundraising and resource mobilization
Organizing

Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
Ensure that project activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
Develop forms and records to document project activities. Ensuring proper documentation of all implementing activities and outcomes
Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the club members of the
Staffing

In consultation with the Program manager, recruit, interview and select well-qualified project staff
Implement the human resources policies, procedures, and practices of the organization
Ensure the performance appraisal of all staff of the project on a timely manner
Establish and implement a performance management process for all project staff
Engage volunteers for appropriate project activities using established volunteer management practices
Ensure that all project staff receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the programs
Lead the project

Ensure all staff members receive orientation and appropriate training in accordance with organizational standards
Supervise project staff by providing direction, input, and feedback
Donor relations and liaison with government, development organizations and other relevant stakeholders.
Communicate with beneficiaries and other stakeholders to gain community support for the project and to solicit input to improve the project
Liaise with other managers to ensure the effective and efficient program delivery
Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
Monitoring

Write reports on the project for management and for funders
Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
Ensure that the project operates within the approved budget
Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
Monitor the project activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the project evaluation framework
Safeguarding

Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation.
Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place.
Required Qualifications and Experience:

Must have a bachelor degree of Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Development Studies.
Masters of Project Management is an added advantage
At least 5 years relevant experience. 2 years in a managerial position
Demonstrated entrepreneurial, collaborative, creative approach to work, and strong inter-personal skills
Sound on child protection and safeguarding systems
Knowledge of Positive Youth Development, Youth Engagement, Alternative
Educational approaches, and Teen Employment Programming.
Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and implementing innovative programs
Exceptional oral and written communication skills including the demonstrated ability to research, assimilate and analyze information,
Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint to present proven data in a clear and inspiring manner.
Strong decisive nature, with well-honed problem-solving mindset skills.
Ability to anticipate challenges, prioritize and analyze for effectiveness.
Organizational skills including strong attention to detail to manage and coordinate simultaneous projects.

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Method of Application

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please apply by sending your CV and cover letter through email at: [email protected] with a subject “Project Manager – GOAL”. Application deadline is 16.10. 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment process includes extensive reference and background checks, self-disclosure of prior issues regarding sexual or other misconduct and criminal records and our values are a part of our Performance Management System.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer.







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