Project Manager at SNV, The Hague, Netherlands


Deadline: 11 May 2019

SNV is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in The Hague, Netherlands. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The Project Manager is responsible for overall management of SNV’s activities within the project which includes: technical oversight and guidance of project activities at the global level; efficient management of financial resources; review and approval of project budgets and grants and monitoring expenditures; supervision of field operations, administration, logistics, procurement etc.

SNV’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the lives of millions of people living in poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Manager will perform the following functions:

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  • Project Strategy: provide technical and strategic direction and guidance to the SNV activities of the project at global, regional and national level.
  • Human and Financial Resources: efficient management of human and financial resources; ensure effective coordination of project activities with project team, review and approve project and grants budgets and monitor expenditures.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables, develop and maintain a baseline and monitoring plan; account and report to SNV and lead partner on project performance.
  • Networking and Relation Management: build and maintain relationship with project stakeholders, including consortium partners, ministries, local government authorities, private sector, investors and partners.
  • Operational Support: provide operational guidance and support to project activities, including developing work plans, budgets and competency table within financial responsibilities and mandates.
  • Knowledge development: guide knowledge development, documentation and communication and branding in close collaboration with the donor and country team.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced/Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline; finance, international development, management or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years or more in managing large donor or government funded programs.
  • Preferably experience in the promotion of climate adaptation and mitigation.
  • Track record in managing stringent international donor funded projects.
  • Experience implementing interventions with focus on youth and gender equality.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of inclusive business models, business case development, private sector (SME) development.
  • Understanding of large-scale investment modalities (grants, equity, debts, blended finance).
  • Demonstrated understanding of success factors of for-profit businesses.
  • Experience managing reporting relationships with government stakeholders and large development finance organizations is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English language is required, French is an added value.
  • Experience working in developing countries.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative writing and analytical skills.
  • Understand key approaches of monitoring & evaluation.
  • Proven people and result oriented leader with excellent management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong presentation, networking and facilitation skills.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit SNV.