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VA19P119V02 - Senior Project Manager

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Project title:
MPF III

Job Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
Closing Date: 20 Dec 2019



Summary

Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing organisation and has ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 300+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.


Unit Overview:
The Mobility Partnership Facility (MPF) is an EU-funded initiative contributing to the operationalisation of the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM). The MPF aims to strengthen the European Union (EU) dialogue and cooperation on migration and mobility issues by facilitating and forging partnerships with its main partner countries in this area.


MPF is built around four strands:


 - Operationalisation of Mobility Partnerships (MPs) and Common Agendas on Migration and Mobility (CAMM) Joint Declarations through targeted Actions (Strand A);
 

 - Creating added value through horizontal activities supporting MP and CAMM constituents and knowledge management (Strand B);


 - Sustaining political dialogues and processes – the third phase of the Prague Process (Strand C); and


 - Facilitation and upscaling of pilot projects in the area of legal migration with select partner countries (Strand D).


Job Description:
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the management of MPF project and for ensuring the direction of project activities, delivery of project outputs and the achievement of project targets and results.


The Senior Project Manager organises for a prompt kick off/initiation of the project, including set up and recruitment of project staff. S/he develops and maintains relationships with project partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders as well as plans and coordinates implementation of all aspects of the project ensuring that the project is managed according to the approved project documentation, work plans and budgets in line with ICMPD´s rules and business processes as well as partner and donor agreements. The Senior Project Manager ensures timely and qualitative delivery of project outputs and achievement of project results in close collaboration with the project team, project beneficiaries and partners as well as donors as well as manages a smooth project finalisation and closure.


The Senior Project Manager establishes the project work plan and monitors its implementation. S/he continuously analyses the progress of implementation, the budget execution, assesses achieved results for quality and impact and ensures that adequate information is gathered for assessment and reporting. The Senior Project Manager plans and coordinates project communications activities and ensures that reporting on progress and results is timely, of high quality and carried out in accordance with donor agreements. The Senior Project Manager coordinates project´s contribution to ICMPD´s knowledge base and identifies and develops new projects and participates in resources mobilisation activities.


The Senior Project Manager leads and supervises the project team consisting of ICMPD staff and experts ensuring that the team works according to the project work plan and produces timely and qualitative outputs. S/he assesses the performance of the project team members and works in closely with relevant units in ICMPD and develops and maintains working level contracts with partner organisations.


The Senior Project Manager works under the supervision of the Head of Global Initiatives.

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