Project Manager – CAR

Finn Church Aid (FCA), is looking for a Project Manager – Based in Bangui, with frequent field trips to Ombella M’Poko – Central African Republic (CAR)

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Overseeing the implementation of construction works of the specific project maintaining appropriate monitoring of progress of work according to contract schedules, specifications and project plans.
  • Supervising technical staff and consultants assigned to project, and evaluating their performance on their assigned duties.
  • Implementing an FCA construction-education project and providing support in planning and carrying out activities related to other FCA projects in CAR.
  • Monthly Reporting and reporting to donors.
  • Final reports and handover at the end of the Contract.
  • Responsible use of project budgets and budget monitoring.
  • Ensuring that procurement is done according to FCA guidelines and accountability principles.
  • Supporting the implementation of construction and WASH components in other FCA projects in CAR if needed.
  • Quality control of activities.

Competence and Personal Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field of specialization, Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline is an asset.
  • 4-5 years proven site experience.
  • Previous experience on large scale mixed development projects.
  • Ability to effectively manage site programs and associated schedules to required deadlines.
  • Proficiency in project budget control and planning techniques.
  • Excellent record keeping skills coupled with the ability to effectively deal with designed issues.
  • Experience of implementing Education in Emergencies projects in a post-conflict setting.
  • Strong planning, monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • Strong skills in data collection, analysis and report writing.
  • Good understanding of humanitarian approaches and standards and gender issues.
  • Experience in cooperating and networking with LNGOs, INGOs, Governmental Institutions, Local Authorities, UN Agencies.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office package.
  • Proficiency in English and French.
  • Proven team orientation skills and ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Excellent inter-personal and inter-cultural skills.
  • Flexible and capable of working and living in challenging conditions in a multicultural environment.
  • Valid international driving license is required.

Apply before 22 April 2016.

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