Project Manager Senior

at Un Ponte per
Published February 7, 2024
Location Jazira, Syrian Arab Republic
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Un Ponte Per is looking for one Project Manager that will be responsible of the following major tasks:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervising and coordinating the work of the different components of UPP team in a BHA funded Consortium. The Project Manager has the overall accountability for the implementation, quality, and coordination of the LIFELINE cluster activities;
Setting up, planning, and supervising the implementation of project activities in close co-operation with key project staff and referring to UPP Head of Program and Country Admin for the relevant aspects;
Monitoring project activities and ensuring the achievement of outcomes in compliance with the LIFELINE project;
Assessing overlaps and dependencies between the projects under the supervision of the HoM;
Work with the Project Officer to ensure that the project progresses smoothly, correctly and on time and targets;
Ensuring continuous and consistent coordination with Technical Advisors (Health, WASH, Protection), MEAL Manager by designing dedicated coordination system and obtaining approval by Head of Programs;
Ensuring all staff in line management regularly report to mirroring/relevant posts in the mission and in HQ, with a particular focus on the communication in the financial department (LIFELINE Project Admin, Country Admin, Admin Officers and dedicated Admin Desk);
Writing the Monthly Narrative Report in coordination with HQ Reporting Officer;
Upon UPP HR Manual and BHA guidelines selecting local staff to deploy in the BHA project;
Managing and coordinating against project work-plan and results, a team of local and international staff employed within the project;
Ensuring overall relevant project documentation (legal, financial, HR, MEAL, etc.) is compliant with UPP standards, up to date, accurate, well stored and organized, available, and easy to consult at any time;
Follow up on UPP’s local implementing partner -KRC, DOZ - and ensure capacity building of their staff upon UPP due diligence and LIFELINE project inputs, quality performance and regular check-ups for the LIFELINE project;

Essential requirements

University degree preferably in relevant subjects (Social Work, Gender Studies, Humanitarian Affairs, International Development, International Relations, Environmental Engineering) or equivalent working experience;
At least 3 years of responsibility in international cooperation projects;
Knowledge of the guidelines, including administrative procedures, of the donor (BHA);
Excellent command and understanding of the project life cycle management from need assessment to evaluation;
Proven capacities to plan activities successfully targeting results and objectives;
Previous experience working under pressure and/or in hardship duty station;
Team working skills and proactive attitude;
Experience of reporting and monitoring to tight deadlines;
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coordinate activities;
Determined and committed to high quality standards;
Ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally;

Desirable requirements

Knowledge of the Middle East context and relevant local actors;
Technical knowledge and working experience in the WASH sector, especially with focus on medical waste management and waste management in general, including waste recycling and ecological programs;
Working experience with local counterparts (CSOs, local NGOs, and others) or managing consortium of NGOs;
Previous work experience in UN funded projects;

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV (PDF format) with the authorization to use and process data on the base of the EU Regulation 2016/679 - GDPR and a brief cover letter (PDF format) that includes the contact information for three Professional References (relevant and recent) by email.Please reference “PM LIFELINE - Name Surname” in the subject line of your email application and name the files attached to your application as surname_name_CV, surname_name_CL, etc.

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