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PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Project Director has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of all grant related activities, consortium members and staff. The successful candidate has principal responsibility for representation to the donor and Government entities and provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.
The project director must embrace the shared vision for the project and effectively manage available financial and human resources to make that vision a reality.
List statements describing the final results of this position and method of accomplishments, and how results/performance are reviewed and measured. Begin with the most important accountabilities.
% Time Major Activities End Results Expected
40 Strategic Leadership and management
Responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Ensure strong communication and coordination with all team and consortium members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives. Encourage transparency among and between consortium members to promote coordination and effectiveness.
Lead the planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
Design strategies, partnerships and interventions to guarantee the project is gender and ability-sensitive and that WV and implementing partners are accountable to beneficiaries.
Ensure grant management compliance for the project in alignment with donor and WV regulations.
Primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, government partners and other key stakeholders.
20 Strategic Engagement and Donor Relations
Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance
Represent the OVC project and World Vision to the donor, Government of Tanzania, implementing, technical partners and other appropriate bodies.
Ensure effective liaison with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
Constantly look for more effective and efficient implementation and opportunities to increase impact
15 Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management
Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.
Submit timely accurate and quality reports that meet donor requirements
Document and disseminate project best practices, lessons learnt and success stories
20 Budget Management
Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and World Vision.
Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.
Any other duties as assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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