Project Manager

Country: Egypt
Organization: Egyptian Red Crescent
Closing date: 5 May 2020

*Short term assignment till the end of 2020 (extension is subject to availability of funding)*

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • To ensure that the project’s objectives are in line the strategic vision of the organization.

  • To direct, manage, and control the project’s workflow.

  • To support the rollout and the implementation of the project’s activities in coordination with donor requirements.

  • To participate in the recruitment and induction of the assigned project’s staff and volunteers (if needed).

  • To prepare quarterly work plans with specific targets and results, and monitor implementation.

  • To provide an overall analysis of the project activities and budget and make recommendations to review the scope of the program.

  • To review in coordination with the assigned project’s team the activity work plan and the budget

  • To identify and propose solutions to meet the support or training needs of team members.

  • To support the quarterly reporting process (narrative, financial, report workbook) and ensure a timely delivery of the report.

  • To attend the project’s coordination meetings and share updates as well as any meetings relevant to education and children as required.

  • To make sure that all concerned parties from other departments are aligned with the Project goals and their role of contribution.

  • To support in developing new opportunities for ERC.

  • To contribute to a culture of safeguarding and protection from sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

  • To undertake other duties as are reasonably required.

Minimum Requirements:


Relevant university degree in fields of management, education, or any other relevant discipline.

An advanced post-graduate degree is desirable

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in managing/coordinating multi-year projects. Demonstrated work experience in education issues is desirable.

  • Experience in liaising and collaborating with different levels of stakeholders is an asset. Work experience with international organizations is encouraged.

  • Experience in project planning, monitoring, and reporting.

  • Experience in managing communication and advocacy activities is desirable.

Personal Skills

  • Leadership

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding of planning and implementation of training programs

  • Ability to facilitate institutional development and organizational change

  • Computer literacy

  • Fluency in Arabic and English (reading, writing and speaking)

How to apply:

Qualified applicants, please send your updated resume:, and mention job title in the subject otherwise it will be discarded.

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