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VA19P141V01 - Senior Project Manager

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Job Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 12 months
Closing Date: 09 Dec 2019


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 and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Project Overview:
ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Senior Project Management for the European Return and Reintegration Network (ERRIN). The ERRIN is an operational initiative, developed by a consortium of migration agencies from over 15 European countries in close co-operation with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission and FRONTEX. ERRIN aims to implement activities that support, facilitate, and improve national return practices. The scope of ERRIN includes voluntary as well as forced return and post-arrival as well as pre-departure activities.

Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds.

Job Description:
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the shared management of ERRIN 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 the established 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 ERRIN´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 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, works closely with relevant ERRIN partner organisations, and develops and maintains working level contracts with other stakeholders.

The Senior Project Manager works under the supervision of the ERRIN Senior Programme Manager.


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