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Posted: 18 October 2020
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Posted: 18 October 2020
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

Project Manager

Posted: 18 October 2020
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20 October 2020 Project Management Mogadishu, Somalia Full Time Somali Women Development Centre
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  Job title: Project Manager

Somali Women Development Center

Vacancy Announcement

Job title: Project Coordinator

Job type: Full time

Location: Mogadishu

Closed Date: 20 October, 2020


Somali Women Development Centre is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization that was established mid-2000. SWDC is working to improve the situation of women in Somalia. SWDC’s guiding vision is the belief that, with support, women can become empowered to make positive changes in their lives.

Somali Women Development Centre strives to minimize the number of women who are subjected to violence by empowering them through access to knowledge and greater economic independence.


The Project Coordinator is responsible for maintaining day to day overall supervision, control and coordination for the project. She/he is to ensure that project activities are undertaken within the established guidelines of SWDC.


  1. Maintains effective communication and working relationships with project team.
  2. The project coordinator will responsible for overall supervision, control and coordination for the day-to-day activities of the project.
  3. The project coordinator will ensure that the project activities undertaken within the established guidelines and reporting format as agreed with donors and SWDC.
  4. The project coordinator should lead and facilitate project research and for project durations including Community Security Assessment “CSAS” local Conflict Assessments by the Community Action Forum “CAF” members and etc.
  5. The project coordinator will ensure that the project staff will be lead local PAC in Benadir Region.
  6. Will ensure implementation of CAF action plans to address local safety and security issues in Benadir Region.
  7. Will organize and monitor CAF meetings and dialogues within and between other communities.
  8. Will organize plan and design terms of reference for CAF on cross exchange and networking to other CAFs.
  9. Will organize training workshops for community and SWDC staff to ensure the project target to be met.
  10. Will organize and design establishment procedures of PAC in Mogadishu and develop action plan for training and PAC standard checklist on monitoring visit.
  11. Will organize annual PAC and CAF review meeting to discuss progress, experience, advocacy on ARC project.
  12. The project coordinator will prepare monthly, quarter and final report.
  13. Will conduct Bi weekly meeting with the project staff in order to maintain progress in the project implementation process.
  14. The project coordinator will organize quarter review meeting to assess the immediate for the project.
  15. Will support project staff to develop monthly work plans during the project period.
  16. The project coordinator will arrange to prepare individual performance reports in every month for the staff.
  17. The project coordinator will define and allocate a clear and sufficient budget that contributes to exploiting available opportunities and achieving the project goals.
  18. The project coordinator will analyze and control project expenses carefully throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure that the project is funded appropriately.
  19. The project coordinator will define project success criteria and disseminate them to the involved parties throughout project life cycles.
  20. The project coordinator will ensure the planning and scheduling project timelines.
  21. The project coordinator will proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans with consultation of Executive Director and Donor.
  22. The project coordinator will participate in donor consultation meeting inside and outside the country.
  23. The project coordinator will delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  24. Other tasks assigned by the program Manager.


  • The suitable candidate must have at least seven years’ experience in project management, administration within local or international organizations
  • Demonstrable supervisory experience of administrative staff
  • Experience in the development of positions, systems and procedures
  • Experience in project management skills
  • Experience in humanitarian and Human right field


  • At least a university degree in project planning and management, Public Administration or any other management discipline
  • Fluency in English and Somali
  • Good communication skills
  • Good command of accounting software, Ms Office


Interested candidates should submit their application letter and CV with at least three references via e-mail  Please, note that only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.