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Friday, October 30, 2015

5889 Project Manager

CARE International Vanuatu

Industry:
Non Government Organization
Location: 
Tafea Province, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Contract - 18 Months
Due Date
09-Nov-15 




‘Yumi Redi long Klaemet Jenis’ Project Manager
Job Reference: CIV1501

Job Description:


CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team based in Tanna, Tafea Province.
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall management of the “Yumi Redi long Klaemet Jenis” (We’re ready for Climate Change) project, an 18-month project which purpose is to increase the resilience of small island communities to climate change in Tafea Province. 
You are a strong program manager and leader who is passionate about building communities’  resilience to climate change, have an understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment and a commitment to CARE’s  approach and values including diversity and cultural sensitivity.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
  • Lead the implementation and direction of the project in accordance with the community needs, the project documentation, CARE standards and relevant climate change policies and strategies endorsed by the Government of Vanuatu.
  • Ensuring at all times the project is supporting and promoting gender equality and the meaningful engagement of women, girls, youth and people living with a disability.
  • Manage project partner relationships, including the contractual arrangements
  • Represent CARE and the project partners in all relevant forums including at government, province and any inter-agency meetings.
  • Effectively manage the performance of the team as a whole and individually, ensuring expectations and goals are clear and communicated to all team members including any volunteers.
      Criteria:
      • This position is open to Vanuatu Nationals only
      • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field and or at least 5 years experience in implementing resilience programs including Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Livelihoods, Agriculture or general community development
      • Passion for and knowledge of resilience, climate change concepts, approaches,  policies, actors and networks with a focus in Vanuatu and the Pacific
      • Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to challenges, to be flexible, and resilient as well as to work effectively in a small, diverse and busy team environment
      • Demonstrated high level organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks, competing priorities and complete assignments within time frames and budgets
      • Project and team management experience and knowledge of the project management cycle. Project management certification such as PMD Pro desired
      • A track record of promoting the participation of women and girls in the projects and activities that you have implemented.
      In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 

            Salary:

            Not Stated

            Language:

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            How To Apply:

            To find out more about this rewarding opportunity, please sent your Cover letter and CV in English before the 9th November 2015, quoting the reference 'CIV1501' as the subject of the email/letter.
            Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

            CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
            CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children.  CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

            Contact Person:

            Nelly Daniel

            Phone:

            Not Stated
            Address: Nelly Daniel, Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu

            Email:

            nelly.daniel@careint.org.


            Website:
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            Source: 
            30-Oct-15 Direct from Employer

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