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Project Manager_Miles de Manos (Honduras)


Summary: ChildFund International is recruiting a Project Manager to lead a school-based violence prevention project in Honduras utilizing GIZ´s “Miles de Manos” methodology. The PM will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project.

Reporting and Supervision: The Project Manager will report to ChildFund Honduras’ Program Manager.

Required Language:Spanish and English

Job Location:Tegucigalpa, Honduras – with frequent travel to project implementation areas.

Position Type:Full-Time

Required Skills

  • Master's Degree or higher in international development, education, social work, psychology or a closely related field is required.
  • Experience living or working in high risk areas in Honduras is required, with special attention to ensuring proper security measures and protocols in project implementation.
  • The PM must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, as demonstrated by at least seven years of experience designing, implementing and managing projects in the areas of education or violence prevention of which at least five years has been spent in the position of Project Manager, Project Director or Deputy CoP of a development program of equivalent size and scope.
  • Demonstrates understanding of research methods, and assessment of violence prevention and education programs.
  • Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred.
  • Experience with violence prevention, child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, educational programs directed towards parents and teachers and volunteer management.
  • S/he must also have demonstrated credibility as a leader on matters of violence prevention in Honduras. Experience working in other countries in Latin America is preferred.
  • S/he must have experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.
  • S/he must have experience managing USAID funded projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills in English are required.
  • S/he must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited direct supervision in various

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  • Organization: ChildFund International
  • Location: Tegucigalpa
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2015-09-21

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