People in Need oglas za posao: Project Manager

Length and Type of Engagement: February 2019 – January 2020 (with the possibility of extension), full-time

Place of Work: Sarajevo with frequent travel around Bosnia and Herzegovina

Job Description: the Project Manager, in close cooperation with the Regional Representative, will be responsible for the overall implementation and coordination of the project „Our Voices! Advocating for the Rights of People with Disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina“. Project activities include:

Coordination of specifically professors, students and Self-Advocates (PwD) in Sarajevo and Banja Luka; mobilise students and coordinate Self-Advocates Ambassadors (PwD) to attend various events; capacity building of students and self-advocacy groups to advocate for the rights of PwD; support and coordinate experts in their work; support and organise a journalistic competition, coordinate the jury and get the best articles published; advocate for amendment of the law, legal independence of self-advocacy groups and independent living of PwDs; and plan and disseminate advocacy materials and media appearances of self-advocates.

Key responsibilities

  • Manages and supervises implementation of project
  • Ensures all aspects of project cycle management, including planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting, financial management, etc.
  • Ensures compliance with all given guidelines and procedures, both internal (PIN’s) and those of other donors (incl. procurement, accounting, contract approvals, reporting, visibility, etc.).
  • Oversees financial management of the assigned projects together with Finance Officer, incl. budget follow-up, cash-flow and spending.
  • Regularly represents PIN at coordination groups and communicates with all relevant stakeholders, including LNGOs, INGOs and IOs, regarding the outputs of the program.
  • Supports identification of new projects and fundraising
  • Other relevant assignments corresponding to actual needs of the program.

The candidate should have experience in project management, and knowledge of social inclusion and protection. He/she should be able to work independently, has good coordination skills and can organize events in close collaboration with academic institutions.

Other requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in project management
  • Experience in implementing advocacy projects and experience in cooperation with various stakeholders (Academic Professors, students, NGOs, local authorities etc.)
  • Excellent Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian and English communication skills
  • Effective in planning and execution of activities
  • Flexible and a good teamplayer
  • Experience with social inclusion programmes and/or programmes related to address the difficulties People with Disabilities face in all aspects of life is a strong advantage

Application deadline: January 20

Full ToR: Application-PM-MFA-final

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