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Project Manager at SNV Cameroon

Akwajobs   (Maroua, Cameroun)

Posted : 5 December, 2017
Category : Project Management   Location : Maroua, Cameroun
Job type : Full Time

Company Description



SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation with long-term, local presence in over 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of advisors work with local partners to equip communities and businesses with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Several international donors fund our programmes. SNV has a +100 million euro annual turnover and is aiming for further growth.


SNV Netherlands Development Organization is currently implementing an EU funded project called, “Projet de renforcement de la resilience des populations des regions septentrionales du Cameroun (PRESEC)." The project takes place in the Northern regions of Cameroon, with bases in Maroua/ Garoua, Mora and Adamoua. It forms part of the EU Fonds Fiduciaire d'Urgence pour l'Afrique, "Programme de réponse à l’impact des mouvements de populations internes et externes dans les régions du Septentrion camerounais". The project is for a duration of three years.





Job Description

Overview of the Position

The Project Manager has responsibility for overall management of the upcoming project which includes: efficient management of financial resources; review and approval of project budgets and monitoring expenditures; supervision of field operations; procurement; supervision of monitoring and evaluation; and ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required. S/he will ensure full compliance with the donor contract and regulations and will oversee the project reporting process to the donor. S/he will oversee performance management of all SNV project staff working exclusively in his/her project.


Key Responsibilities

  • Execute overall project management;
  • Guide the project set-up, including developing work plans, budgets and competence table with financial responsibilities and mandates;
  • Build, strengthen and manage partnerships with regional governments, key partners, institutions and stakeholders;
  • Manage donor relations;
  • Overall management of all human, physical and financial resources related to the project;
  • Monitor performance of the project management team to ensure all milestones set in the annual work plan are met, develop mitigation plans to reduce risks and take corrective actions to remedy any deviation from the work plans;
  • Account and report to SNV and the donor on project performance;
  • Guide knowledge development, documentation and communication and branding in close collaboration with donor;
  • Identify follow-up funding and partnership possibilities with country management and business development.
  • Willingness to travel to all project locations and to work in a fragile environment in the Northern regions of Cameroon, with security risks.




  • A relevant post-graduate qualification in Agronomy or Agricultural Economy;
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing multi-faceted donor funded development projects, preferably in Africa;
  • Solid experience in project management, especially for EU/EDF funded projects;
  • Able to strategically inspire and energies project teams;
  • Background in/understanding of agriculture, preferably Food Security and Nutrition;
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing various stakeholders;
  • Excellent social and networking skills, ability to engage with the private sector, civil society and governments;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), reporting and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in English and French is required;




Additional Information

SNV Netherlands Development Organization is an international organisation with a strong reputation fro practising and encouraging team building.

Contract Type: Employment

Contract Duration: 3 years with possibility of extension

Duty Station: Maroua         

Deadline for receiving Applications is December 20th 2017


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