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Senior Project manager Role in Abuja

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Post Publication Date: 3-March-2024.


Role-Senior Project Manager.

Company- Management Sciences for Health (MSH).

About the Job.

The Fleming Fund aims to respond to the global threat of drug-resistant infections, known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The aim of the Fleming Fund’s country, regional, and fellowship grant program, managed by Mott MacDonald, is to improve the ability of Fleming Fund countries to diagnose drug-resistant bacteria, generate data, and strengthen surveillance to inform policy and practice at national and international levels.

During Phase I, support has been provided to >200 surveillance sites in Africa and Asia. About two-thirds of these have been in the human health sector, with the remainder being in animal health, veterinary services, food safety, and environment laboratories. Phase II of the Fleming Fund is set to support Fleming Fund countries further. Investing in similar areas, the program focuses on four outcomes:

  •  Production of quality AMR/U/C and burden data
  •  Quality analyses of data
  •  Sharing analyses and data with decision-makers
  •  Promoting sustainable investment to counter AMR.

About the role:

The Senior Project Manager works under the Project Director’s (PD) supervision on all aspects of project management and implementation. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day project management and overall monitoring of project progress against benchmarks. The Senior Project Manager ensures that the activities are implemented as planned and deviations in activity timelines are flagged for the attention of the PD. S/he contributes to designing and implementing technical activities supporting the project’s objectives, ensuring timely mobilization of needed high-quality support to the project teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize project management methodology to plan, execute, and monitor project activities effectively. 
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams on the FF project milestones, deliverables, and timelines. 
  • Prepare regular updates, including presentations and reports, for the attention of the Project Director, providing clear visibility into project progress. 
  • Assist in donor reporting. 
  • Track milestones and deliverables, identifying and addressing potential risks and issues promptly. 
  • Support the PD in stakeholder engagement, fostering positive relationships, and ensuring alignment with project goals. 

What do you need to apply?

MSH employs people of passion; we seek those who dream of a better world. We seek professionals who combine experience, local knowledge, and an understanding of international best practices.

Specific requirements for this role would be:


  • A postgraduate degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Project Management, or a related field. 
  • PMP, Scrum Master, or Agile certification is preferred. 

Job Experience for the Senior Project Manager role:

  • At least seven years of professional experience in project management with a strong understanding and practical application of project management approaches. Ten years’ experience is preferred. 
  • Experience working in an NGO . 
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager creating and managing systems, tracking, etc. 

Knowledge and Skills for the Senior Project Manager role:

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and report writing skills. 
  • Highly organized. 
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and management skills and the ability to coordinate a diverse team across time zones to achieve a common goal. 
  • Project management tools and software proficiency. 

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment. 

If you’re interested in the job, apply using this link.


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