Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Project Manager - Global Diaspora Confederation

Job Purpose

Responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed timely and within the allocated budget.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
    • Project Development and Management
    • Growing and sustaining organizational capacity through finance and human resources.
    • Support the operational development of GDC and support the human resource and fundraising teams at the Secretariat.
    • Work with the GDC board to improve the operational structure of GDC and the GDC Academy.
    • Develop concept notes and proposal documents with the Board to fundraise for GDC growth and sustainability.
    • Report on all project activities.
    • Support the project assistant and interns in the coordination of all GDC events.
    • Support the marketing team in the development of promotional materials, direct marketing, press releases and media advisories.
    • Support in gathering information for updating websites and social media.
    • Review articles for the GDC newsletter, website and social media pages; and attend routine planning and management meeting with the GDC Chair/line manager.
Administrative Support
  • Provide line management responsibility to the project team
  • Support the project team as needed, including but not limited to research, following up with team members on project activities, diaspora organisations’ support and other relevant activities.
Other Responsibilities
  • Organise, facilitate and attend GDC internal and external meetings.
  • Complete the Humanitarian Assistance online training.
  • Participate in GDC events and activities as assigned, including monthly staff meetings.
  • Develop goals with supervisors and strive to achieve goals.
Position Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree with 7 years experience or Master’s degree at a recognised institution

Experience: 5 years of working in a non-profit sector

Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong computer skills with proficiencies in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint) as well as social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good leadership qualities and ability to lead a growing team.
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of individuals across functions and outside GDC to effectively contribute to the functioning of the team.
  • Committed to the Global Diaspora Confederation’s mission and Values.
  • Agree to confidentiality statement and pass a background checks in accordance with GDC’s Employee Handbook
  • An adaptive learner, adaptable and able to work well under pressure.
  • Good organization and administrative skills
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail