Project Management Coordinator (PMC)

Location: GS Hub Office/AA Country office

Closing Date: 21 July 2017

Terms and Conditions of base location will apply

Establish frameworks and standards for Program and Project Management; facilitate the monitoring of all GS projects such that cost, quality, plan, time, and benefits realisation are controlled and achieved, through ensuring that all projects adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for project management. The role will support the GS to develop their capacity to work in a project management approach. The PMC will also be responsible for planning, organising resourcing and implementation of necessary internal communication for each change project.

 

 

ActionAid is a leading international organisation, working with over 15 million people in 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. We’re amongst the first few international development organisations with our head office based in Africa. We also have offices right across Asia, the Americas and Europe. We believe the people whose lives our work affects should decide how we’re run. And that’s what makes us different. We help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice – the Power in People. 

Establish frameworks and standards for Program and Project Management; facilitate the monitoring of all GS projects such that cost, quality, plan, time, and benefits realisation are controlled and achieved, through ensuring that all projects adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for project management. The role will support the GS to develop their capacity to work in a project management approach. The PMC will also be responsible for planning, organising resourcing and implementation of necessary internal communication for each change project.

Good experience with one or more project management methodologies (for example, PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2 and agile), program management skills and experience, plus significant knowledge of project planning tools with evidence of practical application (which is highly desirable) and a distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills (This is a highly visible position with substantial impact.) is essential.

You must have a Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in the country where you will be based. We may not be able to consider your application if you do not have eligibility to work. 

If you are interested and meet the criteria, send your CV and motivation cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org

You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. 

Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.