Project Coordinator, COVID-19

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 27 July 2020

Job Description

Job Purpose

To support the national society (Cruz Vermelha de Moçambique) in the management of the COVID19 plan of action, including all aspects of program management (financial, PMER/IM and logistics) and the development of program tools that allow a good standard of governance, accountability and progress tracking.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the technical teams in the finalization of the COVID19 plan of action;
  • Develop the M&E tools, activity tracking and data collection system, alongside PMER Coordinator, IM coordinator and technical colleagues.
  • Develop monthly reports (Sitreps) against the plan of action, and project reports to each donor;
  • Follow up on pledge allocations, budget coverage and support the management of financial resources;
  • Ensure procurement systems are in place for every purchase, according to CVM/IFRC standards;
  • Ensure Administration procedures related to this project are in place, according to CVM/IFRC standards;
  • Liaise with COVID19 technical team and focal point to the provinces, to ensure support is being adequately provided and activities are ongoing;
  • Facilitate the coordination between movement partners (CVM, IFRC, ICRC, PNSs) and share project related information accurately and regularly;
  • Support in the coordination of the COVID19 movement task force meetings, define action points, and follow up on its achievements;
  • Liaise with IFRC Southern Africa Country Cluster to present information and reports about the progress of the COVID19 program in country.
  • Perform other project related tasks as necessary


  • 5-year experience in administration management,
  • Previous experience working for the Federation and/or National Society or a comparable International organisation (preferred)
  • Experience in managing and developing projects
  • Experience in training and coordinating teams
  • Experience in preparation of donor reports
  • Strong communication and coordination skills; specifically, in multi-party program management

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent staff management skills
  • Self-Motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative
  • Fluently spoken and written English & Portuguese

Competencies and values

  • National Society Relations, Diversity, Teamwork, Communication, Professionalism, Innovation, Accountability

Application Deadline: August 6, 2020

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