PROJECT MANAGER

By 2030, 150 million people are able to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems. Do you want to join us on our mission?

As a Project Manager, you will Develop, lead and implement the HiiL projects, in cooperation with the Transformation Team and other Product Groups in order to achieve the project goals agreed with specific funders which contribute to HiiL’s Mission.

Do you have a broad and flexible toolkit of techniques, resolving complex, interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled? Can you shift readily between the “big picture” and the small-but-crucial details?  Do you enjoy work under pressure and are you comfortable with change and complexity in a very dynamic international environment? Are you familiar with the public sector and social innovation? If your answer to these questions is “yes”- then we are searching for you.

The position:

  • Develops the project plan; assesses the content with the donor/client and the directors of the different HiiL product groups and presents the project plan for approval by the donor/client
  • Realize the programme or project, within budget, conform project plan and donor contract, in a cost effective and efficient way
  • Organizes the staffing and financial resourcing of the project both in terms of quality and quantity
  • Manages the project team operationally, motivates, inspires, assigns tasks, gives instructions and involves relevant stakeholders
  • Manages the deliverables of the sub grantees and reports accordingly
  • Pro-actively mitigates risks and change requests in order to be administratively compliant
  • Provides timely and quality reporting to management and donors
  • Adjust or expand the budget and related activities when needed
  • Ensures the delivery of knowledge materials
  • Secure coherence with HiiL’s mission, the different Product Groups and between other projects

Our new colleague:

  • 6+ years of proven experience as a project manager in teams with international high level professionals
  • Can inspire and motivate project team staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive and hands-on
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience with different (European based) donors
  • The ability to communicate with people from all levels
  • Strong leadership and team building skills as well as a high level of ethics and integrity
  • Excellent English is a must and a good understanding of French is an asset
  • Experience with project management software
  • Preferably experience in a non-profit environment
  • Flexibility, ability and willingness to travel frequently to the areas where HiiL works, including potentially insecure environments

We offer you:

  • An organizational culture where motivation prevails; the work that we do is meaningful and contributes to changing people’s lives
  • An environment that is bound to further improve your professional skills

What else:

  • Starting date: asap
  • We are offering a full-time position with the aim of building long-term work relationships
  • Part of a dynamic and international team
  • Being creative, courageous and collaborative are at the heart of our organisation

*We recruit on a rolling basis, so we invite you applying earlier rather than later.

Will you join us? Apply now!