Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.
ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.
We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.
Since 2011, ACTED has been providing humanitarian aid and has supported civils society and local governance building throughout Libya, from its offices in Tripoli and Benghazi, as well as Tunis. The NGO responds to the humanitarian challenges faced by the country and supports displaced people, who are particularly vulnerable in the current context. . Under its Civil Initiatives Libya banner, ACTED is also offering capacity building, grants, and networking opportunities to civil society and local governance actors. Community resilience is further enhanced with the capacity building of social enterprises.
You will be in charge of
1.Ensure external representation of ACTED in relevant sectors
Representation vis-à-vis National partners in Libya, university, municipality, CSO’s…
– Representation vis-à-vis International partners, Donors and other Implementers:
More generally, the Project manager is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.
2.Project Cycle Management
– Support project implementation:
Plan the various stages of activities implementation;
Guide the implementation of the activities and the methods of follow-up, through the PMF
Support management of project finances, logistics and materials;
Liaise with all internal and external counterparts of the project;
Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;
– Project reporting requirements:
Support PD team and finance team for drafting narrative reports and contributing to the development of financial reports through regular budgetary follow up;
Ensure adherence to FLAT procedures.
3.Provide Relevant Technical Expertise
– Ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation:
Collect technical information and analyse associated opportunities and risks;
Identify relevant technical authorities and partners, and propose formal partnership and/or contracts.
– Undertake quality control, along with AME team:
Analyse technical added-value and project impact;
Set up technical evaluation exercises during and following implementation.
4.Oversee Project Staff and Security
– Guide and direct project staff:
Prepare and follow work plans with each national project staff;
Ensure the linkage between Tunis programming and Libya field implementation of activities, through regular visits;
Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts);
Promote team working conditions in the limit of private life;
Ensure a building of capacity amongst technical staff in the relevant sectors.
– Oversee staff security:
In cooperation with the relevant Security Officer, monitor the local security situation and inform the Country Director or Area Coordinator and Country or Area Security Officer of developments through regular written reports;
Contribute to the updating of the security guidelines in the project area of intervention;
Ensure that security procedures are respected by each member of the project team.
5.Identify Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Collect information and tools employed for project implementation;
Draft memos detailing lessons learned and best practices identified during the project;
Share such memos with internal and external partners;
Communicate such information to CIL Director, to Country Director, to HQ Reporting Department and to IMPACT INITIATIVES
Experience / Training
At least 5 years of field experience in program management and coordination
Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement
Excellent communication and drafting skills
Able to coordinate and manage staff and project activities
Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office
Being a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit;
Ability to organize and plan effectively
Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people
Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure
Knowledge of Arabic and regional experience are an asset
- Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
- Living allowance of 300 USD
- Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
- Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
- Provision of medical and repatriation insurances
Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to firstname.lastname@example.org under Ref: PMCQI/LIB