COSACA Project Manager (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a COSACA Project Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • The COSACA consortium is comprised of CARE, Save the Children and Oxfam, which have been working together since 2007. Through joint and coordinated action, COSACA members have been working together to increase capacity for disaster preparedness, response and coordination
  • To be able to continue deliver its mandate in Mozambique and more specifically contribute to strengthen the humanitarian sector in Mozambique, COSACA Consortium wishes to recruit for the post of: COSACA Project Manager
  • The COSACA Project Manager will be responsible overall for the effective and high quality planning, coordination, management and monitoring of the implementation of a two years project aimed at Support and Strengthen the Humanitarian Sector in Mozambique
  • The COSACA Project Manager will also be responsible to facilitate actions towards an increased level of coordination between the three agencies
  • S/he will be accountable to the National Steering Committee on all those aspects and participate with/support the National Steering Committee in high-level representation where needed/relevant
  • The ideal candidate should have a University degree. Minimum 7 years’ experience in emergency/humanitarian/development settings, 3 years of which should be at a senior management level
  • Demonstrable experience in coordination with government, non-governmental local and international humanitarian actors
  • Proven successful track record leading teams, including in remote and difficult settings
  • Demonstrable experience managing relationships with a diverse range of institutional donors
  • In-depth technical understanding and experience working/leading in emergency settings
  • Demonstrable experience with the menu of functions and tools typical to emergency and development responses including, but not limited to, proposal and work plan development, reporting, advocacy, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, staff management and motivation
  • Experience working with Internally Displaced Persons a plus
  • Experience in African contexts a plus; Knowledge of Portuguese or another romance language desired
  • Experience working with one or more of the COSACA agency and familiarity with the respective institutional cultures desirable
  • Able to manage a high workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • This is a national vacancy
  • If you are interested and meet the above specifications, please apply for the above position by sending application letter and CV in English
  • Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 11.02.2021
  • Expires 05.03.2021
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