Project Manager

at ILC Africa
Published April 26, 2022
Location Blantyre, Malawi
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

ILC Africa is a local network of African offices that drive development solutions in Africa for Africa. Founded in 2005, ILC Africa was established as an ‘on-the-ground’ local resource to provide solutions in Africa for Africa. Since its inception, ILC Africa has promoted people, programs, and projects. This solution has helped decision-makers affect positive change across education, health, agriculture, technology, governance, water, gender, youth, and environment. In our 16th year of service, ILC Africa now spans across West Africa, North Africa, and East Africa. Our stakeholders represent a diverse group of international development firms, non-profit organizations, multilateral organizations, national governments, private sector companies, and African citizens (to learn more, please see www.ilcafrica.com).

 

Job Description:

 

ILC Africa is urgently seeking a Malawi-based Project Manager for a grant funded education project in Malawi, with the post-holder expected to reside in Blantyre with occasional travel within the country.

 

The Project Manager will work closely with ILC Africa management team as well as partner organization staff to:

 

Lead project management logistics and implementation meetings;

Track ongoing tasks and activities with project management software;

Conduct site and field visits;

Maintain written documentation of all implementation activitees;

Compile reports to ILC Africa and donor specification and schedule;

Support monitoring & evaluation activities;

Conduct trainings in work planning, project management, logistics, etc.;

Ensure technology and data handling requirements are met;

Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

 

University degree (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree candidates highly encouraged);

7-10 years of working experience in any of the following areas: Education, Technology, ICT, Sustainability, or Early Childhood Development (ECD);

Project management and leadership skills;

Superior report writing and copy-editing skills;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

High level diplomacy skills to collaborate with NGO partners;

Tech-savvy, highly adept with technology hardware and software;

Spreadsheet analysis, budgeting, and forecasting experience highly desirable; and

Fluent in English and Chichewa.

 

How to apply

 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter as soon as possible. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.

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