Qualifications and Experience:
- For the position of Project Manager, a Masters or equivalent degree from a recognized university and 5 years of management experience is considered necessary.
- Knowledge of management theories and concepts
- Experienced in planning and management of food security and cash assistance programs through e-transfers and/or cash in envelope and other humanitarian assistance programs.
- Have knowledge of gender equality, CHS, Q&A and its mainstreaming skills in projects and programs.
- Have good writing skill of reports, updates, budget management and presentation.
- Have good leadership skill along with good coordination, communication, monitoring, evaluation and supervision with good team management skills.
- Have good networking and fundraising knowledge and skills.
Understanding of humanitarian contexts and applying humanitarian principles and standards:
- Uses power responsibly, in line with accountability principles and standards.
- Demonstrates understanding of own, organization’s and others’ role within humanitarian and development system.
- Assesses and analyses key issues and formulates actions to respond to them
- Maintains focus on delivery of timely and appropriate results by effective use of available resources.
- Sets standards in work and follows agreed operating procedures.
- Clarifies roles and responsibilities within team to maximize impact
Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships:
- Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of crisis-affected people, stakeholders and team members to access and contribute to good practices.
- Fosters collaborative, transparent and accountable relationships with local-level & national-level organizations to formalize and implement agreements
Operating Safely and Securely at all Times:
- Identifies and communicates risks and threats, and mitigates these for self, staff/organization and community.
Managing in Pressured and Changing Environment:
- Remains constructive and positive under stress to be able to tolerate difficult and challenging environments.
- Remain constructive and positive. Helps others to recognize and manage stress by modelling appropriate self-care and prioritizing workload.
- Demonstrates understanding of skills and how they complement those of others to build team effectiveness.
- Influences others positively to achieve program goals and objectives.
- Adapts leadership style to time frame and changing situation.
IT: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MIS, Outlook.
Languages: Good English and local languages are essential.
The Project Manager must be tolerant and sensitive to needs of religious and ethnic minorities, women, children and the poor.
In the absence of the supervisors, the Project Manager must have the confidence, initiative, patience and integrity to work independently.
The Project Manager is required to follow Community World Service Asia Accountability Framework and its commitment to the Codes of Conduct practiced by the organization. The Project Manager will ensure his commitment to the organization mission and values and for working in accordance to his job expectations.
Any additional responsibilities may be added by the management and supervisor.