Projects Manager (Coastal Fisheries & Aquaculture)

Projects Manager (Coastal Fisheries & Aquaculture)

SPC - Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Nouméa, New Caledonia

The role

The Projects Manager (Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture) will support the FAME Deputy Director (Coastal Fisheries & Aquaculture) to project manage the NZ MFAT funded ‘Sustainable Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture for Pacific Livelihoods, Food and Economic Security (SCoFA)’ and the USAID funded ‘Pacific Coastal Fisheries Management and Compliance (PCFMC)’ projects, as well as assist with project managing other CFAP projects as required. The position will also supervise the CFAP administrative support staff.

The key responsibilities of the role include the following

Project management, coordination and communication

  • Supports the FAME Deputy Director (CFA) to project manage the NZ MFAT funded SCoFA and the USAID funded PCFMC projects;
  • Assists the FAME Deputy Director (CFA) and other senior CFAP staff, with CFAP annual work planning and workplan tracking consistent with the CFAP 5-Year Plan and the FAME Business Plan and available funding;
  • Monitors overall implementation of the SCoFA and PCFMC projects to ensure planned results and milestones are being met;
  • Tracks and adjusts projects’ budgets and expenditure.

Supervise CFAP administrative and support staff

  • Supervise the CFAP administrative and support staff (3-4) to ensure efficient administrative services are provided to the CFAP. These may include overseeing or directing the:
    • Provision of efficient and effective administrative support;
    • Management of the CFAP administrative and support staff time and work allocations;
    • Support with organising in-person, virtual or hybrid conferences, meetings and workshops;
    • Assist with all administrative, financial, procurement, and contract support to CFAP.
  • Ensure that all CFAP administrative and support services comply with SPC policies and procedures.

Coordinate all SPC and donor related project narrative and financial reporting

  • Identify, plan and track all CFAP internal (SPC) and external (donors) reporting requirements (narrative and financial);
  • Coordinates the annual project steering committee meetings with donors and partners;
  • Manage project grant agreements and where required, prepare project variations with the FAME Deputy Director (CFA);
  • Work closely with the FAME Deputy Director (CFA), CFAP senior staff, project staff, and the administrative and support staff to plan for, and ensure all donor narrative and financial reporting milestones are met;
  • Ensure that all reporting complies with SPC policies and procedures and donor requirements.

Coordinate all project monitoring and evaluation

  • Coordinates with the FAME PMEL team to ensure the SCoFA and PCFMC projects’ M&E requirements are being met;
  • Tracks, adjusts and maintains the projects’ results frameworks, supported by the PMEL team;
  • Works with the FAME Deputy Director (CFA) and CFAP section heads to ensure projects’ monitoring and evaluation tasks are undertaken and comply with SPC and donor requirements;
  • Coordinates with FAME PMEL team on external mid-term and final project review to assess impacts of delivery.

Key selection criteria

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent in project or programme management, or a related discipline.

Technical expertise

  • At least 10 years of direct experience in project or programme management;
  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting on NZ MFAT and/or USAID funded projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a small team of administrative and/or support staff;
  • Demonstrated capability for managing integrated projects involving colleagues from several different countries and cultures;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written) with the capacity to engage with professional and technical staff;
  • Proven ability to plan and facilitate meetings, workshops and other trainings;
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equality and human rights-based approaches;
  • Experience working with PC systems and MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software, and software programmes for data entry and management;
  • Willingness to travel and undertake overseas assignments in SPC member countries.

Language skills

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and demonstrated ability to produce written reports for donors, funding proposals, trip reports, training materials etc.

Interpersonal skills and cultural awareness

  • Understanding of current Pacific Islands regional aquaculture development and management issues, and experience of working with gender and human rights-based issues relating to aquaculture.

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