Project Manager (Communication)

CommWithUs

Project Manager (Communication)

CommWithUs

Brussels, Belgium

At CommWithUs, we plan and harmonise communication. It is our job to win the hearts and minds of communities and help people feel the benefits of our clients’ work: We provide communication services tailored for EU institutions and international organisations; we communicate policies and values, follow trends in public opinion & media and we campaign a lot; currently in Europe, Asia and Africa.

We are seeking a Project Manager to join “the Team” at our headquarters in Brussels - Belgium.

Job Purpose

The Project Manager will be responsible for the effective and qualitative development and implementation of a portfolio of development aid projects financed by international donors in the field of communication.

Duties and responsibilities (non-exhaustive)

  • Ensure smooth implementation of a portfolio of communication projects to the highest satisfaction of beneficiaries and funding agencies, incl.:
    • Fulfilment of contractual obligations according to donor rules and procedures;
    • Smooth implementation of project activities;
    • Timely mobilisation of relevant expertise;
    • Effective and adequate resource allocation and management;
    • Timely and qualitative delivery of project outputs and deliverables;
    • Project monitoring.
  • Provide effective adequate backstopping on running projects, such as:
    • Regularly liaise with project stakeholders (donors, beneficiaries, experts…);
    • Coordinate experts inputs and project activities;
    • Coordinate local project office and project support staff;
    • Organise quality check of deliverables;
    • Risk management, trouble-shooting...
  • Ensure effective contract and financial management along the project implementation ensuring the strict respect and compliance to donor rules, procurement guidelines as well as internal procedures;
  • Secure project stakeholders satisfaction: represent CommWithUs towards the various project stakeholders, ensure good working relationship and smooth collaboration with donors, beneficiaries, experts and partners;
  • Actively contribute to the development of qualitative project proposals.

Requirements

  • Education: BA or MA in International Relations/Communication/Social Sciences/Business Administration (or any relevant discipline);
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in project management in the development aid sector;
  • Proven project management skills and experience, in particular on EU-funded projects;
  • Fluency in English & French is an absolute requirement. Knowledge of other languages would be a strong asset;
  • Past experience in the communication sector would be a strong asset;
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work in an international/multi-cultural environment and liaise with different stakeholders;
  • Flexible, ability to work autonomously, ability to manage priorities and deadlines, problem solving;
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites;
  • Very good inter-personal skills, team player.

What we offer?

  • Opportunity to work in the stimulating world of communications internationally;
  • A growing organisation operating in the most creative segment of the development aid sector;
  • A work environment composed of dynamic communication professionals with excellent team spirit and high commitment.

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Application

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter by email to hr@commwithus.eu mentioning the reference “2019-10/CWU-PM”. Application deadline: 31/10/2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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