The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Malawi (BCM-CFM) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Malawi government in the health sector. Our mission is to improve the health and lives of children with HIV, cancer and blood disorders through high quality, high impact, ethical, state of the art comprehensive care and treatment, training of health professionals and clinical research. We are situated within the Kamuzu Central Hospital premises, opposite Kamuzu College of Nursing.
BCM-CFM invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position of:
Position: Project Manager
Reports to: Medical Director
Location: Centre of Excellence, Lilongwe
Purpose of the Position:
The Project Manager oversees all project management activities, overseeing the implementation of projects funded by different donor partners, including their day to day running in line with donor requirements and procedures including Baylor Malawi’s Policies. Develops funding proposals, writing donor reports, and representing Baylor Malawi at different forums and manage project activity budgets.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Develop and maintain relations with all donors, development partners and other stakeholders including Government officials
- Ensure that all donor project reports (quarterly/annual) have been submitted to the donor within the agreed timeframe.
- Quality check for all donor monthly/quarterly reports to ensure that they are accurate and in accordance with donor requirements.
- Review all project expenditure, ensuring that it is within the approved donor budget and sign off on all activity expenditure and reports.
- Ensure that project asset registers are regularly updated.
- Review project data as submitted by M&E section, ensuring that it is in line with executed implementation plans
- Conduct program reviews to identify projects’ best practices, gaps and areas for improvement
- Provide guidance to all project staff on issues of compliance to donor related procedures and policies
- Manage, supervise project staff and coordinate and conduct performance evaluation
- Developing and coordinate funding proposals ensuring that they are compliant to Baylor Malawi’s mandate and donor requirements
- Continually research funding opportunities and bring to the attention of management any that are within Baylor Malawi’s mandate.
- Coordinate all the activities of the Business Development Team by assigning roles to departments and chairing all meetings
- Prepare monthly Business Development reports
- Building relationships with major developmental and corporate donors
- Manage fundraising events for Baylor Malawi
- Coming up with ingenious ways to raise awareness by implementing a variety of marketing strategies
- Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Competencies and Experience Required
- Degree in project management or any related field with at least 5 years experience at managerial level in both fundraising and project management. Those with Master’s Degree will have an added advantage.
- Ability to use Microsoft applications, including Excel and PowerPoint with data analytical skills.
- Ability to communicate eloquently both orally and in writing is essential
- An extrovert who loves public speaking and is sociable, and a team player
- Always be up-to-date with newsworthy current events so as to engage in meaningful conversations with potential donors
- An enterprising individual who is adventurous, ambitious, assertive, energetic, enthusiastic, confident and optimistic.
- Experience working with young people and adolescents in a health related NGO organization is a must
How to apply
Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should address their applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees who are not relatives to:
The Executive Director
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Malawi
E-mail: [email protected]
Closing date for receiving applications is on 29th April, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged