Project Manager

Project Manager

WorldFish

Yangon, Myanmar

Description:

WorldFish is hiring a Project Manager to lead a multi-million dollar development project to support the growth in Myanmar’s aquaculture sector in strategic states/regions. The Project Manager will oversee all aspects of project performance, both technical and managerial. In addition, the incumbent will lead ‘research for development’ initiatives in Myanmar to support sustainable growth of aquaculture to achieve impacts on the improved incomes and nutrition of poor and vulnerable households. The Project Manager shall work closely with Program Office, M&E team, and with implementing partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality control and overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract.
  • Develop activity-level work plans and budgets, monitor progress against project objectives and milestones and draft project reports.
  • Monitor and provide regular updates to project leader and technical team regarding aquaculture project activities and partner relations in country.
  • Mentor aquaculture activity groups on a regular basis for strengthening technical and project planning and management capacities.
  • Supervise the work of national aquaculture project staff in Myanmar to support the project activities.
  • Provide guidance and capacity building to partner’s staff in setting up and implementing effective systems for aquaculture project execution.
  • Represent the project activities at external meetings and consultations as directed by project leaders to ensure that the project’s objectives and outputs are communicated appropriately.
  • Support the development of concept notes and proposals for specific agreed priorities and explore opportunities for future collaboration and partnership with organisations and associations engaged in the aquaculture and supporting sectors and in particular with NGOs, private sector and CBOs.
  • Oversee technical and operational functions for achieving the goals of the project.

Requirements

Education, qualifications and experience

  • PhD in Fisheries, Natural Resources Management, Aquaculture or Social Science.
  • At least 3 years working experience in Myanmar with at least 5 years of experience managing donor funded and/or other development projects related to civil society, with demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve development results.
  • Experience in managing donor projects in complex, sensitive environments, and knowledge of donor development project rules and regulations required.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and administration, with substantial knowledge in aquaculture and value chains.
  • Experience in participatory planning and development techniques and livelihoods approaches in support of natural resources management or community development projects.
  • Experience in the collection, storage and analysis of social and technical data.
  • Strong leadership, coordination, communication and project management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and English writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS 365 office applications, (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook).
  • Excellent proficiency in spoken and written in English with communication skills.

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