The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the strategic and technical leadership and overall management of the EFSP 2018/19 lean season emergency response project, which focuses to provide emergency food assistance through cash based transfers to the most vulnerable populations in the targeted areas of Mozambique.
The overall objective of the project is ‘to reduce the food insecurity levels of vulnerable IPC 3 households from at most risk populations in Gaza and Inhambane Provinces by May 2019’. This will be achieved by ensuring that at least 60% of macronutrient energy requirements of most vulnerable IPC 3 households during the 2018/19 lean season are met with dignity through the following outputs:
Vulnerable IPC 3 households have increased choices to meet their food needs through stimulation of a competitive market environment
Complaints of vulnerable IPC 3 households are addressed through a responsive bi-directional accountability and feedback mechanism
Participation of all key stakeholders throughout project implementation is proactively ensured A system for the effective implementation of the cash transfer mechanism is in place
The PM is charged with leading a professional team in the accomplishment of the objectives as outlined in the grant proposal. This position has principal responsibility for the representation of the project to the donor, consortium leadership, World Vision SLT, local government representatives, and other key stakeholders. Other key responsibilities include ensuring high quality implementation of project activities, financial management according to donor requirements and international accounting standards, timely donor and other stakeholder reporting, and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. S/he will maintain communication with the Stakeholders and oversee coordination of their technical activities within the project framework, work plan and budget.
Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. He or she will support in building the capacity of grant staff in management, and ensure the provisions of management and M&E backstopping support to grants as needed.