Project Manager


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

IRAD Street, MankonBamenda, North West CM

About

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Based in Bamenda and occasionally travel and work in parts of Mezam, Momo, and Menchum Divisions of the North West Region of Cameroon

Date of Joining: Soonest

Duration: 3 months - 12 months

Working Language: English

Conditions of work: Full-time, with flexibility (holiday allocation TBC on arrival)

Flexibility: Both the volunteer and NDEF will be flexible to adapt to changes in the placement description as time evolves.

Reporting to: Coordinator

Summary: We are preparing a project titled "Promoting Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation through a Farmers’ Agroforestry Resource Centre and Demonstration Farm". We need a volunteer who will work towards the successful realisation of the project. The volunteer will participate in mobilizing the necessary resources for the project; work with a team to implement the project and prepare reports on the activities of the project.

Duties/Assignments:

The Project Manager will:

  • Oversee all project activities and liaise with all field staff.
  • Ensure project activities comply with the project document.
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
  • Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to stakeholders.
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of project budgets as well as monthly and quarterly financial reports and sending of new funding requests.
  • Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with other staff and volunteers in the project.
  • Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in the project agreements.
  • Employs resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring. Trouble shoots project problems. Identifies and implements creative solutions.

Application requirements

  • A motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Supporting documents


Education:

University degree or post graduate diploma in Economics or in any management related discipline.

Support: The Coordinator will be available for necessary training, questions and assistance.

Accommodation:

An external room will be provided within a family home close to the office. The room contains the following facilities:

  • Bed, table, chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Kitchen with gas and utensils
  • Toilet and shower
  • Electricity and water
  • TV

Application or any questions should be addressed to the Coordinator of NDEF Cameroon by e-mail at: ndefcameroon@yahoo.com

Skills

  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Business Development
  • Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Full time

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