Vacancy

Project Officer

DFID

DFID is recruiting a Project Officer, to be in based Maputo.

Duties
  • Manage and maintain good working relationships with government partners and other donors; attend partner meetings
  • Lead on effective closure of all projects with support from the Deputy Programme manager
  • Providing appropriate assistance on ensuring corporate compliance for all individual programmes
  • Support the annual reviews and completion process in line with DFID compliance and map out activities to ensure a timely submissions
  • Effectively operate management systems to manage projects, monitor progress and risks, mitigate fraud and corruption and evaluate and report results
  • Promote the implementation of Smart Rules and ensure team is kept up to date with relevant corporate and financial developments on projects, including payments, reporting and corporate compliance
  • Operate finance systems accurately and on time, meeting forecasts, targets and deadlines and ensure that DFID money is spent effectively, efficiently and economically
  • Ensure effective budget forecasting and reprofiling throughout the life of programmes
  • Support the Deputy Programme Manager to proactively and effectively manage contracts and relationships with implementation agents and technical providers
  • Attend and actively participate in team meetings ensuring that relevant programme are discussed and addressed
  • Collate best practice in project post-closing activities to be shared across teams
  • Support others in the team to achieve their goals and communicating with them
  • Draft quality correspondence and documents including letters, minutes and reports
  • Learn and demonstrate the behaviours and skills described in the Civil Service Competency framework
  • Managing a Quality Service: Strong planning, management and organizational skills to deliver objectives on time and improve the quality of work
  • Making Effective decisions: Use sound judgement, evidence and knowledge to provide accurate and professional advice
  • Changing and Improving: Responsive, innovative and seeks out opportunities to improve the work of the team
  • Collaborating and Partnering: Build positive, professional and trusted relationships both internally and externally
  • Leading and Communicating: Good communication skills both oral and written in English and Portuguese
Requisites
  • Knowledge and understanding of international aid and managing development programmes and projects
  • At least 3 years’ experience which could have been gained from work with a donor, private sector, government and/or NGO
  • Good practical knowledge of the main responsibilities of the job
  • Proven track record in financial management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision
  • Graduate qualification in development or a social science discipline
  • Fluent Portuguese and English
  • Citizenship or an existing legal right to live and work in Mozambique
Notes
  • Only candidates with a completed form will be considered
How to Apply
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications

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  • Published 17.11.2015
  • Expires 30.11.2015
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