AWiB is looking for a Senior Project Manager! – CLOSED

AWiB's Senior Project Manager Vacancy Annoucement

We are seeking a highly experienced Senior Project Manager with a proven track record in managing international development projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with donors, writing successful grant proposals, and a wide network within the donor and funding sector. The Senior Project Manager will play a crucial role in leading and overseeing projects, ensuring their successful implementation, and contributing to the growth and sustainability of our programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership:
  • Lead the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, ensuring timelines and milestones are met.
  • Provide strategic guidance to project teams to maximize impact and outcomes.
  • Grant Writing and Fundraising:
  • Identify funding opportunities and cultivate relationships with potential donors within the AWIB sector.
  • Develop compelling grant proposals, ensuring alignment with donor requirements and organizational goals.
  • Manage the grant application process from inception to submission, including budget development.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including donors, partners, and local communities.
  • Represent the organization at relevant conferences, forums, and networking events.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Establish monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track project progress and impact.
  • Implement regular assessments and evaluations, incorporating feedback to enhance project effectiveness.
  • Capacity Building:
  • Mentor and support project teams, fostering a collaborative and learning-oriented environment.
  • Provide training to enhance the skills and capacities of staff and partners.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (International Development, Project Management, etc.).
  • Proven experience (7 years) in managing international development projects within the leadership sector.
  • Demonstrated success in writing winning grant proposals and securing funding from various donors.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Extensive network within the donor and funding sector related to AWIB initiatives.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and samples of successful grant proposals to by January 6th, 2024, 11:00 PM. Please include “Senior Project Manager – AWiB” in the email subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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