Location : Rabat or Casablanca, Morocco
FTE : Part-time (50%)
Internews is seeking a part-time Project Manager candidate in Morocco to lead the in-country implementation of a project that aims to bring together journalists and CSOs to advocate for more transparency in the legal reform process surrounding CSO law reforms.
The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the project on the ground, making sure the project is on track with the workplan, coordinating with local partners, organizing timely completion of high-quality deliverables and drafting regular project reports.
The Project Manager will work with activity-specific consultants and trainers along with personnel from local partners to ensure successful project implementation.
The Project Manager reports to the Senior Program Officer in Washington, D.C. and will closely coordinate with the Berlin-based Regional Director and London-based M&E Specialist.
The Project Manager will also work closely with several teams at Internews headquarters in Washington D.C. and Arcata, CA, which provide high-level technical advice, ensures compliance with Internews and donor policies and regulations, and offers back-stopping support.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct regular monitoring of project activities to ensure project objectives are being met
Monitor and oversee workplan implementation
Oversee distribution of small grants
Coordination with local partners and project beneficiaries
Lead internal and external technical reporting
Attend and assist in facilitation of project in-person and online trainings
Prepare monthly reports to supervisor on all Internews projects in execution
Lead monitoring, evaluation and learning and adapt program activities as necessary in coordination with the Senior Program Officer and Internews HQ team in Washington, D.C.
Collection and analysis of data from project partners and participants
Communicate with media beneficiaries about trainings and other programs
Provide financial reports for project activities to HQ
Participate in stakeholder meetings as requested
Develop relationships with prospective partners for future programs
Assist in programmatic development and project support for future programs
Research and develop new partnerships and funding opportunities
Carry out research as assigned and in support of ongoing projects and new initiatives
Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values
Proven experience with project management or relevant advanced degree
Ability to work in Morocco
Ability to multi-task and flexible with changing business needs
Solution-oriented, pro-active problem solver
Excellent English language (spoken and written) and communication skills
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, reliability, good time management
Ability to work with colleagues in different time zones
Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and analytical skills required.
Ability to work well with others, meet deadlines, and respond to changes in priorities
Teamwork and productivity
Fluency in English, good command of Arabic (written and spoken) and French
This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process.
Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.