Fresher Project Officer – Spanish Speaking Job Careers – Montrose International

Organisation: Montrose International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Montrose is an
international development project management and consultancy company providing
support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialised in the
sectors of health, education, enterprise and social performance. Our clients
include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector,
non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other development stakeholders.
About Project:
Montrose has been
contracted to support and grow base-level entrepreneurship on the mainland
region of Equatorial Guinea, through value chain upgrading and direct support
to new and existing base-level entrepreneurs. The objective of the project is
to support the establishment and growth of base-level enterprises in mainland
EG and contribute to a positive culture of entrepreneurship, and through these
objectives to support long-term diversification and strengthening of the EG
economy.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer based in our Kampala
office should be individual who has the energy, drive, enthusiasm, and bright
ideas to support the effective delivery of the ProEmpresa programme. You will
be experienced in project management systems and coordination; and will have
excellent skills in virtual working. You will have development project
management experience, be highly organised, have excellent people skills, be
able to work hard and independently, and be an enthusiastic representative and
networker for innovative development solutions amongst all types of client –
public and private. The role offers exciting opportunities for travel within
Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Project Management: you will support the successful delivery of the
    ProEmpresa programme in Equatorial Guinea. In particular you will:
  • Support the ProEmpresa Team in managing cost-effective and
    high-quality project implementation
  • Draft, coordinate and monitor implementation of project management
    tools
  • Identify gaps and potential issues in project delivery and propose
    solutions and/or improvements
  • Support the development of project strategy, direction and theory of
    change
  • Manage discrete projects or project components as required
  • Draft, review and proofread programme delivery reports
  • Where applicable, represent Montrose in working groups to support
    the achievement of project goals
  • Manage consultants and ensure compliance with Montrose and client
    deliverables and expectations
  • Undertake research on technical components of existing or new contracts
    where appropriate
  • Support technical experts through providing research or other
    support on technical areas where required
  • Review, edit and/or write technical reports and components of
    technical reports.
  • You will be supported by, and work closely with, the Programmes
    Director.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in a social sciences, humanities,
    or international development related subject
  • Two years of experience in project management
  • Excellent English language communication skills; excellent attention
    to detail in writing and editing
  • Excellent organisational abilities; strong time management skills
  • International development project management experience; team
    management experience
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Energy, enthusiasm, desire to learn and take on new challenges,
    desire to play a part in growing an innovative and dynamic international
    development sector business
  • Ability to analyse and report accurately
  • Able to work and reside in Kampala; desire for exciting travel
    within Africa
  • Desirable Skills:
  • Familiarity with key Montrose clients including UK DFID, UNICEF,
    World Bank Group, and international energy, mining, agribusiness, and
    manufacturing companies
  • Familiarity with aid industry procurement and tender processes
  • Familiarity with marketing, social media, and other business
    development skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work under own initiative with minimal supervision
  • French Language skills an added bonus
  • Fluent Spanish speaker – Non-Spanish speaking candidates will not be
    shortlisted
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should please send your CV and a letter explaining why you are
suitable for this role to hruk@montroseint.com.
Please include ‘Project Officer- Kampala’ in the subject line of your email.
Deadline: 28th August 2018
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