Project Manager – Road Safety

An exciting opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives by supporting Transaid’s road safety programmes in countries where the need is greatest. This full-time role will give you the chance to be a part of programmes that transform people’s lives in Africa and develop your ability to manage international programmes.  

Responsibilities for this role:

  • You will grow your project management skills and be able to manage road safety programmes across multiple countries
  • You will design and implement projects in collaboration with local partners
  • You will provide technical assistance to programmes
  • You will coordinate, oversee and manage training delivery
  • You will lead robust monitoring and evaluation activities including Key Performance Indicator analysis
  • You will help develop project proposals and write reports
  • You will support the sharing of programmes information and experience internally and externally
  • You will represent Transaid externally at a senior level at conferences and workshops
  • You will be a part of relevant research projects and produce programme related literature

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Essential:

  • A strong knowledge of transport and logistics related programmes/activities
  • An ability to support multiple projects
  • A willingness and ability to travel and work overseas managing international development programmes (up to 6 weeks and sometimes at short notice)
  • Previous experience of monitoring and evaluation activities
  • The confidence to produce high quality reports and to develop and manage budgets
  • Possess energy, drive, resilience and be adaptable
  • Have strong organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Experience of being directly and remotely managed
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Working effectively with people at all levels and within a team
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Some project management experience

Desirable:

  • Capable of developing training curricula and manuals
  • A university degree (undergraduate and/or postgraduate) in a relevant field
  • Public or private sector road safety management experience
  • Conducting theoretical and practical driver training (particularly HGV and/or PSV)

Applications:

For more information please download the Job Description here.

Please send a letter of application and CV (no longer than 3 sides in total) to info@transaid.org

Please mark the subject heading ‘Application for Project Manager Role at Transaid’

The closing date for applications is Monday 7th October 2019

Interviews are likely to take place Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October 2019

Expected start date:

The ideal expected start date is January/February 2020 (negotiable).

Note – applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

No agencies please.