BHA Project Manager (m/f)

Johanniter International Assistance

Johanniter International Assistance is recruiting a BHA Project Manager (m/f), to be based in Pemba, Mozambique.
  • Working directly under the direct supervision of the Senior Programs Manager, the BHA Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for the overall coordination, successful implementation, as well as technical representation, security and overall quality of the project. This includes the management of the project team, budget, logistical processes, activity implementation, as well as monitoring on indicator performance and beneficiary feedback
  • The PM will manage a multi-annual project funded by USAID-BHA, under which JIA provides high quality humanitarian aid to conflict affected populations in Cabo Delgado in the areas of health and WASH
Development and Management of the Project
  • Manages the project implementation in accordance with the rules and standards of the donor and JIA standards
  • Ensures that all project relevant support is in place (monitoring, logistics, finance administration, etc.)
  • Is responsible for modifying and continuing project planning and the project budget in close coordination with the Finance Team and the SPM
  • Establishes good working relationships with donors and other stakeholders in-country for emergency, rehabilitation and development programs in coordination with the SPM and HoM
  • Reports to the SPM on the progress of the project and all risks associated with the project work
  • Prepares and implements a preparedness plan for disasters and potential crises on the basis of country specific situation
  • Leads the implementation of beneficiary feedback mechanisms in close coordination with the PMEAL Team and assures the incorporation of lessons learnt into the further project implementation and design
  • Provides technical support in the process of project development and management to partners and assures the quality of their contributions Is responsible for timely and concise internal and donor reporting
  • Manages staff according to JIA leadership principles, staff policies and JIA strategy
  • Supports the recruitment of staff
  • Responsible for project office management
  • Ensures implementation of JIA policies and their adaptation to local conditions
  • Is responsible for the strict implementation, application and adherence to Johanniter Security Rules, Guidelines and SOPs in the Project region
Representation, Collaboration and Networking
  • Represents JIA towards project relevant stakeholders (such as partners, government reprerepresentatives, other relief actors, etc.)
  • Expands JIAs network with relevant stakeholders from civil society, government and academia within the context of the project
  • Marketing, public relations and local image management
  • Accompanies visiting donors and JIA Head Office staff journalists/or appoints adequate representation
  • Contributes to the country development and strategies, actively participates in strategic discussions and keeps themselves informed about the overall organizational processes
  • Actively participates in the country management meetings, as well as strategic development and planning
  • Fulfillment of any other tasks which are assigned by the management and correspond in general with the character of this position
  • Technical college degree or bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing humanitarian and development projects
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Knowledge of at least one of the projects thematic areas (Nutrition, Health, WASH)
  • Full working proficiency in English and Portuguese (written as well as spoken)
  • Strong reporting and writing skills
  • Previous experience working with an NGO or UN-organization is a strong asset
  • Structured and independent work mode
  • Knowledge on the humanitarian principles
  • Team player
  • Strong abilities to lead and orient a team
  • Able to perform well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Previous experience leading distributions
  • Previous experience conducting needs assessments
  • Previous experience organizing community feedback sessions
  • Previous experience working with USAID-BHA will be a strong asset
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • We strongly encourage application from female candidates
  • Position subject to funding
Perfil da empresa

Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. is a German non-governmental organisation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first aid, ambulance service, social service programs and other projects in the medical and social field. The Federal Headquarters (HQ) are based in Berlin, Germany. Johanniter International Assistance is the operational unit for humanitarian aid, development cooperation and emergency relief, implementing and supporting projects in Health, Nutrition, WASH as well as Food Security & Income Generation worldwide. (

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