Project Management - Tenders Global

Project Management

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies




The consultant will support IFRC to coordinate IFRC’s implementation of relevant EWEA-related projects, including providing project planning, management and reporting support. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organise relevant kick-off meetings and inception workshops.
  • Establish the timeline for the projects and subsequently monitor and ensure successful implementation during the period of the consultancy.
  • Formulate annual work plans and budgets, in close collaboration with the relevant country/regional staff, global technical staff and finance team.
  • Develop a PMER strategy for the projects at the global level, including an indicator tracking table, in close collaboration with relevant country/regional staff and global technical staff.
  • Assist concerned technical colleagues to formulate job descriptions for staff to be hired, terms of references, scope of services and specifications.
  • Follow up on, and ensure timely implementation of, work plans.
  • Follow up and report on indicators, in accordance with reporting schedule, and in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare for and provide updates to project Steering Committee (and Advisory Committee, if set) meetings.
  • Provide logistical/technical support to regional/country offices and National Societies as needed incl. on assessments, trainings and other key deliverables.
  • Guide and support responsible parties (relevant IFRC colleagues in Geneva, regions and delegations; National Societies; consultants/service providers) for the implementation of their respective tasks, including in terms of technical support and project management.
  • Set up coordination mechanisms, where needed.
  • Ensure the interests of the IFRC Secretariat are well addressed by consultants or service providers hired.
  • Prepare relevant narrative reports by consolidating inputs from all relevant colleagues/parties and presenting the reports to the Climate & Resilience Lead for endorsement and submission to the donor.
  • Advise the Climate & Resilience Lead on strategic decisions/actions to be taken, including work plan modifications, budget modifications/reallocations, troubleshooting (or risks) and changes in target countries.
  • Perform other project management related tasks as assigned by the Climate & Resilience Lead.
  • University degree in relevant subject, Masters’ degree preferred (e.g. climate change, disaster risk management, project management etc.)
  • Work experience in the humanitarian sector, and specifically on the themes of early warning early action.
  • Experience in project and programme management.
  • Experience in the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement.
  • Experience working as an independent consultant.
  • Experience with IFRC’s project management, financial and administrative procedures and tools.
Knowledge, Skills and Languages:
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Knowledge of community-based programming.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, demonstrated capacity to build functional networks.
  • Flexible and adaptable to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Spoken and written French.
  • Fluency in another IFRC official language (Arabic and Spanish).




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