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Project Manager Job in South Sudan

MEDAIR Emergency Relief and Recovery

Health and Hygiene Promotion Project Manager

Renk County, Upper Nile State

Applications are hereby invited from qualified persons to fill the position mentioned above, based in South Sudan.

Key Responsibility Areas:
  • Ensure the quality of construction of all health and hygiene promotion materials and delivery of promotion
  • Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives in conjunction with the M&E personnel.
  • Support the WASH and Health Advisors, Projects Coordinator, and Deputy Country Director and the County Director in the development of new proposals.
  • Support Medair’s WASH and Health Sectors by recommending improvements and enhancements to the technical sector in the Medair Quality Standards, SOPs and sector policies.
  • Develop and/or revise Medair South Sudan HHP guidelines and methodology, develop quality resource materials and guidelines, in line with latest international health promotion recommendations.
  • Planning expenditure of budgets in an appropriate and timely way.
  • Manage logistics needs within the HHP team and coordinate with the logistics team in order to ensure all project related equipment and material are available on site in a timely fashion.
  • Work with the Base Support Manager in maintaining an accurate record of all assets and stocks for the HHP project.
  • Provide or organise training and coaching to all HHP staff so as to ensure ownership and full local responsibility of all HHP activities.
  • Oversee all HHP project staff including appraisals management, development & training in conjunction with the WASH and Health Advisors, spiritual, physical and mental well-being, job descriptions and work schedules.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair guidelines.
  • Give timely input, as requested, for donor and coordination bodies’ reports.
  • Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with the team members as well as with other Medair staff so as to uphold a spirit of unity and mutual respect.
  • Contribute to the marketing needs of Head Quarters by supplying relevant stories and potential web updates.
  • Promote and use Medair South Sudan SOPs and guidelines, ensuring the standardised formats are used and guidelines followed.

Experience and Competencies
  • Degree in Public Health, Nursing or relevant field
  • 2 years experience in similar field, 1 year experience in staff management
  • IT proficiency especially in Microsoft Office programmes and using software to design IEC visual materials
  • Good interpersonal skills, team player and highly adaptive in different cultures
  • Strong skills in training, community mobilisation and capacity building
  • Strong working knowledge of spoken and written English language
  • Good planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to write proposals and reports

Applications to be sent to:

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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing date for receiving applications is 28th of August 2013

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