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Project Systems & Compliance Manager

Reference: 4988 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • The Project Systems and Compliance Manager has the overall responsibility for establishing and entrenching a culture of adaptive project management through introduction of appropriate project management systems, tools, methodology, policy and standard operating procedures and for ensuring compliance thereto.
  • Establishment of structures and systems to enable effective consistent, implementation, compliance and monitoring of projects
  • Governance of projects
  • Alignment of projects – strategically and operationally
  • ompliance with policies and standard operating procedures
  • Compliance with donor requirements e.g. inclusion of social and environmental safeguards for donor programmes
  • Adoption and implementation of systems and tools
  • Visibility in administering a single-view source of information for all projects i.e. project database for reports and schedules
  • Project tracking
  • Implementation and maintaining of control mechanisms
  • Training of project focussed personnel
  • Regular project performance audits / assessments
  • Project risk management profile to DIRCO
  • M&E analysis and reporting – applying metrics


  • Degree or Diploma in Business or Project Management
  • Project Management Certification
  • Multi-disciplinary project management
  • Work within a project centric conservation or development environment
  • Project management best practises, methodology, trends
  • Performance management systems w.r.t project audits and risk & issue management
  • Governance, policy development, environmental and social safeguards, compliance standards, standard operating procedures
  • Experience in agile and adaptive project management
  • Adoption and on-boarding of effective tools/systems
  • Implementation of ISO standards
  • Structured decision making / project workflows
  • M&E at strategic, tactical and operational level
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Exposure to management of projects in remote locations across the African landscape preferably in a conservation sector

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