PROJECT MANAGER – BOUGAINVILLE COCOA FARMING FAMILIES SUPPORT PROJECT
The Bougainville Cocoa Farming Families Support Project (BECOMES) is a four-year project funded by the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand under the Commodity Support Facility. The goal of the project is to improve the economic and social wellbeing of younger and older women and men in cocoa farming families in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. The project seeks to address both the technical and social constraints to cocoa production towards reinvigorating the cocoa industry – using an integrated, evidence-based approach with relevant interventions and improvements in the efficiency of the value chain. All activities contribute toward the aim that cocoa farming becomes more profitable for all members of the cocoa farming family.
The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for ongoing management of the Bougainville Cocoa Families Support (BECOMES) Project including financial, programmatic and human resources. The Project Manager will ensure project implementation through the lens of CARE’s Women’s Empowerment Framework (WEF) including the development of effective approaches to ensure the engagement of men. The Project Manager will collaborate with other key industry stakeholders including private sector organisations as well as with other CARE PNG livelihood and agriculture activities.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and/or a minimum 5 years relevant work experience, preferably in community development activities and capacity strengthening;
- Demonstrated working experience in gender and livelihoods and/or organisational development and in activities focusing on engaging men in support of women’s empowerment;
- Demonstrated understanding of gender equality including diversity and cultural sensitivity;
- Demonstrated high level of organisational, financial and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment;
- Demonstrated strong leadership, decision making, problem solving, planning, analytical and influencing skills;
- Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, managing and motivating a team;
- Representational skills including developing networks and relationships with key stakeholders;
- Fluent oral and written communication skills in both Tok Pisin and English; and
- Fully conversant in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
For more information, request a copy of the full position description/s including terms and conditions via the below details or phone: 532 2740 or mobile 7196 8447.
To apply, address the selection criteria in a letter of application and also include a Resume (CV) with 3 referees and supporting documents via email: email@example.com or mail to:
P.O Box 1157, Goroka, 441 Eastern Highlands Province.
The closing date for this position is Friday 6th July 2018
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
CARE PNG is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply.
CARE PNG is a Child-Safe Organization.