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Project Manager – ICD Malaria TB Project

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Education and Knowledge
• Master degree or equivalent in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Leadership and Management, Medical Education or any other relevant Social sciences.
• A relevant first-level university degree in combination with two 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• Demonstrated expertise in the design and development of capacity enhancing programmes.
• In depth knowledge of capacity development approaches and methodologies
• Knowledge in human resources for health (HRH) development, adult learning methodologies and leveraging technology for learning.
• Demonstrated capacity in strategic planning, proposal writing, and project management and implementation.
• Demonstrated ability to design and manage multiple geographies capacity development programmes.


Technical leadership and guidance
  • Provide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of project activities.
  • Facilitate the design, development and delivery of capacity development programmes.
  • Provide advice and support to the project team as needed to ensure high-quality project implementation while nurturing their talent and career growth
  • Play a leading role in management of project resources including staff, finances and assets
  • Participate in duties necessary to aid business and organizational development for ICD
  • Manage the project / reportees staff development, coaching, work planning, direction and supervision, monitoring quality work and evaluation of staff performance
  • Manage the performance of the project and make adjustments to work plans and quality of performance as necessary
  • Ensure clear internal coordination within the project teams and other support teams (Logistics, Human Resources, Finance,).
  • Develop, implement and control the different projects budgets and work plans
  • Ensure timely narrative and financial reporting
  • Ensure project integration and growth by ensuring timely reviews and tracking of financial performance to ensure acceptable financial performance and burn rate
  • Monitor the spending of designated project funds throughout the operational phase of the project
Partnerships and Business Development
  • Establish and maintain partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including but not limited to donors, relevant Government Ministries and NGOs.
  • Participate in the development of new concepts and proposals for fundraising.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of fundraising strategies to grow the Institute’s programmatic and financial portfolio.
  • Liaise with the M&E and communications team to increase visibility of the proje ct and ICD as a whole.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with potential partners and other key stakeholders to identify and pursue growth opportunities
  • Support ICD business development in liaison with the Senior Leadership Team as required Monitoring,
Evaluation and Knowledge Management
  • Lead in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans and performance frameworks for the project
  • Preparation of technical monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports relating to the project as per donor requirements as well as for internal purposes.
  • Lead in operations research, document and share results for advocacy in order to influence relevant policies and practices.
  • Lead the project staff to document and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt
  • Provide leadership in the documentation of best practice models in the Project, working with relevant departments within Amref.
Communications and Visibility
  • Guide the development, management and implementation of the project’s communication plan
  • Guide the coordination and generation of communications content for use in external and internal communication and project visibility.
  • Act as the primary face and representative of the project for both internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Guide the identification of forums and platforms for creating visibility for the project

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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