Assistant Project Manager at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Assistant Project ManagerLocations: Abuja & Yobe Type of contract: Fixed Term ContractDuration: 6 months renewableStarting date: ASAPRole PurposeThe Project Assistant will provide technical and grant management support to the implementation of a Food Security Programme in Yobe State.ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Programme Manager and in coordination with the Head of Mission, the Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:In cooperation with the project staff and under the supervision of the Program Manager, he/she plans and monitors the activities’ progress, in compliance with the contract signed with the donor and with COOPI’s policies and procedures.She/he supports the implementation of baseline survey and data entry, and assist in design of project activities in line with agreed workplan.Supporting the Programme Manager and liaise with COOPI Technical focal point during the preparation of interim and final narrative report. Keep records of activities, and report regularly as requested on programme progress and ensure that output data and reports are shared with the supervisor timely.Regularly review COOPI Food Security and Nutrition technical briefs, guidelines and internal processes and their adequacy to donors’ compliance requirementsWhenever relevant, attend donor and partners meetings/visits, record and disseminate the information shared.Provide support in the review of donor contracts to the Programme Manager during contract executionUpon request by his/her direct supervisor, he/she elaborates, writes and prepares all necessary documents to present new projects, in accordance with the organization’s processes, procedures and policies.Assist the country coordination team during representation activities as necessary.Any other duties and tasks assigned by supervisor. 

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