Posting date: 28 April 2017
Deadline for applications: 26 May 2017
Duty station: Malta (with regular travel)
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract duration: 25 months
Eligible nationalities: All
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), an international organisation with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and its Regional Coordination Office for the Mediterranean in Valletta, Malta is looking for qualified candidates to fill the abovementioned position of Project Manager EUROMED Migration IV.
The EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4), a programme funded by the European Union (EU), aims to implement a comprehensive and shared approach to strengthen effective dialogue and cooperation on migration, mobility and international protection and asylum between EU Member States (EU MS) and European Neighborhood Instrument South Partner Countries (ENI SPC). In this, the programme provides a comprehensive, constructive and operational dialogue and co-operation framework, with particular focus on reinforcing regional and national instruments and capacities to develop and implement evidence-based and coherent migration and international protection policies and actions. The programme encompasses two main dimensions, namely 1) regional dialogue and cooperation and 2) capacity building actions. Horizontal and cross-cutting activities support both dimensions, with particular focus on communication and regional actions, especially in the perspective of contributing to the dissemination of balanced information for a more positive narrative on migration.
The EMM4 is inclusive in its approach and actively engages with a broad variety of stakeholders including government authorities, international organisations and civil society representatives, academia, and the media in the implementation of its activities. For more information on EMM4, please refer to the following link: https://www.icmpd.org/ourwork/migration-dialogues/euromed-migration-iv/.
Under ICMPD’s Migration Dialogues and Cooperation Directorate which encompasses the Regional Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, the Project Manager will be leading a Project Team of 10+ staff, and will report directly to the Programme Manager. The Project Manager will ensure the coordination of all project activities and efficient management of the project team. S/he will inform and consult with the Programme Manager on the progress and implementation of the project.
Interested candidates are requested to complete the primary and secondary selection criteria accessible in the recruitment document linked to this vacancy (see link on ICMPD vacancy website).
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the Programme Manager supervision, the Project Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:
The Project Manager is responsible for the operational management of the action and represents the programme vis-à-vis the donor. S/He ensures that the action is implemented according to the programme’s work plan. S/He reports to the Programme Manager and ensures that the latter is informed of project progress and activities; takes responsibility for the project implementation both technically and substantively; at regional level (multi-lateral activities) as well as for the coordination of national activities; contributes to the overall reporting requirements and obligations towards the EC; and acts as the focal point for the programme; communicates with beneficiaries, National Focal Points, and the contracting authority throughout implementation of the action.
To this end, the Project Manager’s responsibilities will include:
Overall Project Management
Project Financial Management
Management of Project Team, Experts and Service Providers
Production of project content, knowledge management and continuous project development
Coordination and management of project related communication
Knowledge, skills, abilities:
ICMPD Core Values
ICMPD offers an attractive remuneration package, and participation in the ICMPD Provident Fund and Health Insurance Scheme. Additional benefits include six weeks’ annual leave and, where applicable, a dependency rate.
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