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  • Posted: Jul 15, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • World Vision is a global relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children,families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.World Vision serves all people regardless of religion,race,ethnicity,or gender.

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    Project Manager

    Job Description

    Project Management

    • Provide leadership in developing project plans, budget, procurement plan and ensure project activities are implemented in a timely manner, within the project budget and time frame

    • Ensure implementation of project in compliance with the grant agreement

    • Lead annual planning to ensure that plans are made to achieve project targets set out in the project design.

    Leadership and People Management

    • Supervise and support the all direct reports, ensuring high quality work outputs

    • Facilitate a working environment of mutual trust, respect, and care among all staff. Encourage effective teamwork, with staff members supporting each other.

    Financial management

    • Ensure the timely preparation and submission of financial reports and disbursement requests.

    • Ensure that project finances and assets are managed in line with WV donor requirements.

    • Monitor budget and expenditure and take necessary action

    Networking, collaboration, and communication

    • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation.

    • Represent WV Ghana at relevant meetings with internal and external stakeholders

    • Foster good relationships with communities and local authorities, ensuring that feedback is addressed in a timely manner.

    • Promote the goals of the project through effective communication with government, local authorities, the media, communities and other stakeholders.

    • Oversee projects communication strategies, including compliance with donors branding, marketing requirements as well as marketing and communication procedures


    • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

    • Prepare reports as per the grant agreement.

    • Submit timely, accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

    • Monitor budget and expenditure and take necessary action of any variance identified.

    • Ensure success stories and project impacts are appropriately documented.

    Monitoring & Project Documentation

    • Coordinate with the operations department and other support units to ensure implementation is in accordance to technical and budgetary expectations.

    • Coordinate all evaluation activities such as baseline, midterm, and end line

    • Ensure that project activities are carried out in a timely manner per approved work plan and milestones are reached as agreed.

    • Ensure each staff has a clear weekly work-plan and that necessary resources are available for them to implement their responsibilities.

    • Conduct monitoring visits to project activities to assess progress against targets and to provide coaching and direction to activities in areas where improvements are needed.

    • Ensure the documentation of lessons learned and best practices are shared through internal and external knowledge sharing forums


    • Minimum Qualification required: BSc Nutrition/ Food, Public Health, Agriculture or related fields. A Master’s degree in relevant fields will be an added advantage

    • Experience: At least 5 to 7 years’ experience in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries

    • Strong understanding of food based approaches, especially nutrition-sensitive agricultural approaches and pathways

    • Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects

    • Strong M&E background

    • Prior experience in social enterprise /microenterprise/ micro franchising will be an added advantage

    • Prior Knowledge of JSDF/World Bank regulations and processes (operations, procurement, finance, environmental safeguard policies, etc.) will be an added advantage

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

    • Strong analytical and report writing skills

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Vision on to apply
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