VACANCY: Project Manager in Mozambique

Job Description

Employment start: June 2018
Contract duration: 2 years with option of renewal
Place of work: Nampula in Mozambique. With frequent travel to all districts in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Lead the implementation of the Project “Horti-sempre” Phase II with the team of national professionals, funded by the Swiss Development Cooperation. The Project being implemented using the Inclusive Market approach.
• Integrating small farmers into value chains by strengthening market access;
• Supporting the creation of irrigation systems, underground dams as well as the integration of small animal and horticulture in value chain;
• Integrating women that need access to the skills and resources necessary to compete in agricultures markets
• Coordinating and preparing work plans, ensure the planning, reporting and implementation are made according to the Swisscontact guiding principles, rules, regulations and project documents;
• Ensuring efficient use of the financial resources and compliance with and reporting on the budget;
• Anticipating purchasing needs and oversee procurements to maintain compliance with donor regulations for procurement;
• Networking with other organisations such donors, consultants and other implementing organisations and represent Swisscontact’s interests towards partner organisations;
• Ensuring quality monitoring and results measurement and that all reports to donors are submitted in a timely manner;
• Actively supporting the region Central, East and Southern Africa with information on potential new projects.

Profile / Experience:
• At least 6 years of experience in a project management position in development cooperation, managing teams of minimum five people;
• Preferably education and experience in the field of agribusiness, agricultural economics and Private Sector Development in the agriculture sector, carried out under inclusion of the gender criteria’s;
• Participated in thematic conversations with local private and public partners, donors and international experts;
• Strong organizational, planning, managerial skills and experience working in inter-cultural teams and environments;
• Strong interpersonal, empathy, communication, motivation, presentation and moderation skills;
• Familiar with result-based project delivery and good report writing skills;
• Knowledge and experiences in Monitoring and Results Management is an advantage;
• Very good Portuguese communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

We especially encourage women to apply.

We offer you a challenging scope of duties with personal responsibility.

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