Deadline: 15 June 2019 Reporting to: Senor Project Officer Summary The Epilepsy Support Foundation is currently implementing a pilot project with a research component on capacity building of rural primary healthcare workers on epilepsy management. We seek to appoint a Project Officer assigned with following duties. The goal of the project is to improve management of epilepsy in rural areas in the (project area) and will increase access to health services for people with epilepsy and community, raise awareness of epilepsy and related health issues and create linkages with public and private sector. You will also be required to develop a research paper. Duties / Assignments The Project Manager will: Oversee all project activities and be the main contact point for the donor and the field staff; Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization; Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes; Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to the donor; Oversee the preparation and submission of annual activity-based project budget as well as monthly and quarterly financial reports and sending of new requests; Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the project; Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements; Employs resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring; Trouble shoots project problems. Identifies and implements creative solutions.
Requirements Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for 3 years’ experience in similar field or research; Diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
To apply Send your application to The Director/ Project Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org