Horn of Africa : Multi-Sector Project Manager – Delaware State

Horn of Africa : Multi-Sector Project Manager

Delaware State


Fixed Term | 6 Months | April 2023


Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED Somalia

You will be in charge of

The Project Manager, under operational guidance of the Area Coordinator and technical guidance of the Technical Program Coordinator, is responsible for ensuring proper implementation of ACTED’s project. The Project Manager oversees field operations and ensures effective and timely completion of activities, delivery of quality outputs and achievement of outcomes with maximum impact for beneficiaries. The Project Manager supervises the project staff in day to day management of all aspects of the project and liaises with relevant internal departments and external partners and project stakeholders.

Main duties:

Project Planning

  • Develop overall project implementation strategy, systems, approaches, tools, and materials;

Project Implementation Follow-up

  • Oversee and manage the implementation of the project ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation;

Administration and Operational Management of Project Implementation

  • Finance;
  • Logistics;
  • Administration/HR;
  • Transparency;
  • Security;

External Relations

  • Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation;

Quality Control

  • Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;


  • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team member.

Expériences / Formation

At least two years of field experience in program management and coordination

Knowledge of the aid system and ability to understand donor and government systems

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to coordinate and manage a team

Ability to work independently and creatively in the field and in capital

Teamwork and team-building skills

Strong ability to work in a cross-cultural context

Ability to work under pressure


Salary between 2450 and 2550€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300

Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse

Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)

Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered

Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract

R&R every 3 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200

Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year

One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training

Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)

Psychological assistance

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Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email ([email protected]), including the reference: PM Multi/HOA

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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