Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Job: Senior Project Manager at Public Journalism Club NGO Company

Location: Yerevan, Armenia


Type: Full-time

Deadline: 10-Sep-18 00:00:00


Public Journalism Club is looking for a Senior Project Manager for the project "A Public Glimpse into a Closed World" financed by the European Union (EU) and co-funded by Open Society Foundations (OSF) Armenia. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the head of the Organization and other team members involved in the Project and ensure that all activities are implemented on time, within budget, in accordance with PJC and donor policies and procedures, and produce their expected deliverables. She/ he will manage and oversee the implementation of all the aspects of the Project and will be representing the PJC, communicating and coordinating with donors, co-applicants and implementing partners, and other key stakeholders. As appropriate, the incumbent will also represent the PJC in all of its activities to donors, collaborating agencies, government institutions, and other stakeholders in Armenia. This position requires substantial experience with the management of large scale projects and program evaluation in developing country settings, and preferably in the field of human rights. It also requires the ability to work well with professionals and staff from a wide range of national and international organizations, and excellent management, leadership, and communication skills. The ideal candidate should also have an experience of strengthening capacity to conduct presentations and to facilitate negotiations with stakeholders and partners.

- Oversee the EU funded human rights project and project related activities and be the contact point for PJC partners, and the field staff;
- Ensure close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified;
- Ensure that project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization, values and mission of the larger program;
- Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans as well as program and project communication efforts;
- Ensure internal stakeholders needs/ expectations are met and promote transparency through communication across the Organization;
- Ensure that all project personnel receives an appropriate orientation to the Organization and the Project;
- Oversee the preparation of project work plans and reports;
- Inform the Project Leader of any risks or issues associated with the required outputs;
- Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the Project;
- Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential;
- Employ flexibility, creativeness and resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring including overseeing the problems of the projects, identifying and implementing out of the box and presenting innovative solutions;
- Develop and adjust project strategies and work plans to ensure project success;
- Own project objectives and ensure staff and partners are kept on track to achieve results;
- Write reports for donors/ partners on progress of the Project;
- Present project highlights at meetings and forums/ conferences;
- Develop and foster effective working relationship with stakeholders' representatives;
- Identify relevant organizations and establish strategic alliances to explore areas for collaboration and expanding and strengthening program impact.

- Master's degree or equivalent in Management, Organizational Development or any other relevant discipline;
- At least 3 years first-hand experience in project management, performance monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning;
- Proven ability to draft, edit, and produce result focused reports;
- Experience working with the Government, donor and civil society and international organizations;
- Excellent command of office software; strong computer skills;
- Proficiency in Armenian and English languages, good command of Russian language;
- Experience in projects funded by the European Union, as well as knowledge of the European Union's monitoring and reporting requirements is an advantage.


Job URL: - Senior Project Manager @ Public Journalism Club NGO

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