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Project Manager


Employer: Australian Business Volunteers
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Project Management, International Aid & Development, Volunteer Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 07 June, 2019.
Applications close: 24 June, 2019. (Expired)

  • Do you have sound modern project management skills?
  • Do you have experience in international development and you’re passionate about making positive changes in the community through economic development?
  • Do you have great planning skills and attention to detail and can monitor and evaluate each step of a project to ensure that it is meeting budgetary and deadline goals?

ABV is recruiting a Project Manager who will work closely with the Operations Manager and the Program Team to manage the implementation of a portfolio of international projects. The Project Manager will ensure projects meet their KPIs and are implemented on time and on budget.

Key duties

  • Together with the Operations Manager, manage the planning, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of the projects to ensure quality program performance
  • Maintain the project risk register and ensure the effective implementation of the risk matrix (e.g. financial, reputational, personal safety and security risks) for project success
  • Continually monitor and evaluate each step of a project to ensure that it is meeting budgetary and deadline goals.
  • Regularly conduct project health checks to inform staffing needs, schedule changes, budget modification and project scope adjustments.
  • Create and maintain reports addressing all aspects of project development and completion on a regular basis.

Skills and qualifications

Bachelor or Master’s qualifications in International Development, project management (or other relevant qualifications).

  • At least 4 – 5 years relevant field experience in managing international development projects. Development experience abroad will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in developing and managing project scheduling, budgeting and progress reports.
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • An excellent communicator and team player.
  • Sound computer literacy skills in MS applications and experience in using Project Management tools/software. Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications to create reports and present information in Excel and PowerPoint will be highly regarded.
  • Sound project budget management and analysis.
  • Proven experience and success working in a multi-cultural environment

For further information, please contact recruitment@abv.org.au 

How to apply for this job

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