SNV is a mission-driven global development partner working in more than 20 countries across Africa and Asia. Building on 60 years of experience and grounded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we work on the core themes of gender equality and social inclusion, climate adaptation and mitigation, and strong institutions and effective governance. Together with our team of over 1,600 people, our mission is to strengthen capacities and catalyse partnerships that transform the agri-food, energy, and water systems, which enable sustainable and more equitable lives for all.
Our core values of people-centeredness and respect, equity and equality, and diversity and inclusion, are fundamental to who we are, and what we do. This is reflected in our vision and mission, and strategy, which sets out our aspirations and commitments as our compass towards 2030. For more information on SNV, please refer to our website: www.snv.org.
We are currently looking for an Investment Climate Reform Project Lead, fulltime, 40 hours a week, one year initial contract.
The Investment Climate Reform (ICR) Facility, operational since September 1st, 2019, is a dynamic program co-funded by the European Union (EU), the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF), together with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the British Council. Collaboratively implemented by GIZ, the British Council, Expertise France, and SNV, the ICR Facility is committed to enhancing the business and investment climate in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). It focuses on facilitating structured dialogue between the private and public sectors, aiming to foster a more conducive environment for business and investments. The program has three pivotal components: Technical Assistance for Business Environment and Investment Climate Improvement, Strengthening national and sub-regional development financial institutions and, Compiling and mainstreaming lessons learned and good practices. SNV, leading the first component and contributing to the third, is seeking a skilled project manager.
The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and orchestrating the project's lifecycle, in this case including its execution, completion, and the management of its team. This role entails ensuring that the project adheres to its defined scope, budget, timeline, and quality standards, in accordance with the obligations laid out in agreements with the donor and other key stakeholders. The Project Manager operates in accordance with SNV's established standards for project management, as well as adhering to donor guidelines, with the goal of delivering high-quality impact and fulfilling the project's agreed-upon results.
In this role you will lead the overall planning, execution, and completion of the project, ensuring alignment with the ICR Facility's strategic goals. Besides this you are responsible for:
To be successful in this recruitment you have at least:
Contract Type: National employment contract for one year initial contract
Full time (40 hours per week)
Preferred Start Date: as soon as possible
Working at SNV
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Our staff benefit from, and contribute to, an internal global network of experts. For more information, please visit our website: www.snv.org.
SNV strives to be an inclusive employer, thriving on the diversity of its people and does not discriminate on the basis of disability status, religion, ethnic origin, gender and sexual orientation, etc.
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