Project Director (m/f)

PSI - Population Services International

PSI is recruiting a Project Director (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Project Summary: To be based in Maputo and reporting to Country Representative, we are looking for a Project Director to lead an anticipated 2,5 years’ World Bank-funded Urban Sanitation project in Mozambique. The project will support the increase in access to safely managed sanitation services in target cities, with the key project indicators being: 1) people gaining access to safely managed sewer connections; 2) people gaining access to safely managed on-site sanitation facilities; 3) amount of fecal sludge hygienically collected and adequately treated; 4) people trained to improve hygiene behavior/sanitation practices; 5) Girls provided with access to school sanitation facilities and menstrual hygiene management facilities
  • Lead the two phases of the project: 1) Study and Design and 2) Implementation and support
  • Provide expertise in developing and executing sustainable solutions for increasing demand and supply of sanitation products and services, including research studies on existing markets and barriers to growth
  • Serve as main point of contact/representative of the project to the Government of Mozambique and the Donor
  • Facilitate senior level policy and dialogue and advocacy with the sub-national governments and relevant Ministries and partners
  • Ensure the effective use and coordination of the project resources and the compliance of the financial systems and controls with the Donor’s standards
  • Lead internal and external program planning and reporting including annual work planning with sub-award partners
  • Contribute to supporting the design and dissemination of innovative solutions for sanitation products and services in Mozambique, including providing effective guidance and support to technical members of the in-country management teams and staff assigned to the project
  • Develop and manage a team that includes members of diverse backgrounds, including finance, research, marketing, communications, monitoring, evaluation and learning, in order to successfully co-create and support sustainable models for sanitation
  • Ensure sound financial management including programmatic budgeting, spending projections and monitoring of payments
  • Masters’ degree in Public Health/Environmental Health or related field
  • Minimum 10 years working experience in commercial or social marketing or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in urban sanitation, hygiene promotion and behavioral change projects
  • Minimum 2 years of successful experience as Team Lead/Project Director in behavioral change assignments, with progressively responsible supervisory experience, including direct supervision of staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with host governments, donors, UN agencies, other local organizations, and partners
  • Ability to successfully recruit, train, develop and manage staff
  • Ability to manage agreements and all required programmatic and financial reporting requirements, including sub-grants management
  • Ability to perform internal control functions to manage day to day operations of the projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent management skills
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Mozambican nationals
  • Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


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  • Publicado 22.10.2020
  • Expira 31.10.2020
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