VACANCY: Project Manager - Mozambique

Enabel , Mozambique , Maputo

Vacancy Summary

  • Organisation Type: Government / non profit
  • Sector: NGOs / Government
  • Field of Expertise: General Management, Project Management
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Benefits included: Accommodation, Flights, International insurance, Moving expenses, Schooling
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 06, 2023
  • Vacancy closing date: Mar 23, 2023

Job Description

Project Manager for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program (m/f/x) – Mozambique

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s governmental cooperation. The agency also works for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad, Enabel offers solutions to address pressing global challenges - Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality - and to promote Global Citizenship. With 2,000 staff, Enabel manages about 170 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

In Mozambique, through the cooperation portfolio 2023-2028, Enabel aims at supporting the country in achieving its low carbon, just and inclusive development pathway and energy transition by fostering a multi-stakeholder integrated approach based on local needs, national priorities, and global trends.

In particular, the portfolio contains two programs that aim at supporting Mozambican authorities and communities (including women, youth, and other vulnerable groups) to engage together more actively in a cross sectoral coordination focusing on improved climate proofed public services, enabling policies and initiatives for energy transition.

The first program (Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition) aims to develop the local experience and expertise in climate proof public services related to losses and damages, access to energy, access to water as well as waste management and circular economy in order to improve the living conditions of the local communities on the one hand and, on the other hand, to feed the overarching component related to policy dialogue.

Job description:
As a Project Manager, you report to the Resident Representative and you supervise a team of experts across different results areas within the first program of the bilateral portfolio. You are also responsible for ensuring the technical quality of the project through a good knowledge of the issues and a good partnership dynamic - cordial and transparent - focused on achieving development results.


-You work at Enabel as an intervention manager;
-You are responsible for the good execution of the project (content, planning, budget, quality);
-You coordinate the realisation of the activities with a view of achieving the project objectives;
-You provide the necessary input and information for the further development of portfolio strategy choices, methods and tools in order to optimise country portfolio execution;
-You ensure the dialogue with national and international institutions and organisations and participate to the strategy dialogue at the sector and technical level, putting emphasis on the collaboration between government and non-government stakeholders active under different results areas;
-You support the persons indicated to lead the change process;
-You contribute to capacity development of partner organisations;
-You coordinate the learning process on how an intervention contributes to the development of the sector;
-You lead the team placed under your hierarchical responsibility;
-You ensure that relevant results information is available for monitoring and evaluation in order to allow monitoring of performance, decision-making, learning and reporting.

Your profile:

Required qualifications:

·Master’s degree in Waste Management, Energy Management, Water Infrastructure and Management or a similar discipline.

Required experience:
•Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in steering international development projects;
•Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in energy access/transition, waste management, water infrastructures or similar fields;
•Minimum one relevant professional experience outside your country of origin;
•An experience as team manager;
•An previous experience in Mozambique is an asset;
•Experience in several projects is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge
•In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies;
•Thorough knowledge of at least one of the specific areas of expertise indicated in the required qualifications;
•Monitoring and evaluation competences;
•Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
•Ability to develop collaborative relations and partnerships with multiple stakeholders;
•You are result oriented;
•You are fluent in spoken and written English. Considering the working language of Mozambique, knowledge of Portuguese is preferred.

Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (

We offer you:

•An interesting and varied job in an international environment.
•A contract of 60 months. You are based in Maputo.
•A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 6), and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped) coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
•In case of expatriation without the (dependent) members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination (capped in accordance with Enabel rules).

The various amounts vary in function of relevant recognized experience for the function and family composition.

Following this recruitment procedure a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program in Mozambique? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Apply here at the latest by 23/03/2023 and include your application letter and updated CV.