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Shelter Project Manager

Date Posted
7th October 2016
Consulting & Project Management
Job Type
Port au Prince
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Facilitate the development of the program through the conceptualization, design, proposal and implementation of the program with a special focus on shelter, sanitation and other infrastructure such warehouses , office and / or community centers.

Job Description

The role of the Shelter Project Manager is:

  • Develop strategies and initiatives that enhance and improve the selection of beneficiaries.
  • Develop technical manuals on approved practices and appropriate construction.
  • Manage all staff directly working on shelters including (s) supervisor (s), monitors, mobilizers. Accompanying programs teams during the transition from emergency approach to the establishment of a community development approach and partnership.
  • Ensure gender balance and ensure the effective integration of all.
  • Liaise between the local and regional representatives, UN organizations and NGOs in planning, coordination and support for existing programs and developing new programs.
  • Ensure internal reporting and donor reporting in compliance with the deadlines
  • Prepare and administer the budget of the program and evaluate the financial efficiency of the program.
  • Manage direct specialists and ensure adequate technical input and just the conceptualization and implementation of the program.
  • Ensure inter-program integration: learning, sharing and adoption of best practices within the various programs.
  • Facilitate the development of monitoring tools and program evaluation.



  • At least two years experience in program management and field coordination

  • Knowledge of the aid system and empowered to understand the system and donor governments

  • Excellent oral and written expression

  • Ability to coordinate and manage a team and projects

  • Ability to work independently and creatively in the field and in capital

  • Teamwork and ability to create a team spirit

  • organizational capacity

  • High flexibility, interpersonal skills and negotiation skills. Strong ability to work in an intercultural context

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Knowledge of local language and / or regional is a



  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are regarded for bonus pay

  • Additional monthly living allowance

  • Provided free food and lodging at the organization's guesthouse / or housing allowance (DEPENDING on contract length and country of assignment)

  • Transportation costs covered, Including additional return ticket + luggage allowance

  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

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