Project Manager

WasteAid , India
Job Summary

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic UK based charity WasteAid. WasteAid is looking for a dynamic and experienced Project Manager to join our growing team. The role will be pivotal for our first project in Guwahati, India, as part of a 2 year project, supported by the Huhtamaki group, a global, sustainable global packaging company. The project's aim is to create a movement of leading individuals, groups, private sector and groups that want to clean their communities and create wealth from waste. The Project Manager will provide overall project management, co-ordination and local engagement with the programme in your designated city/region, as well as providing technical and administrative leadership and expertise across the programme. S/he will serve as the primary liaison with local Huhtamaki operations and be WasteAid's ambassador for the region.

CREATE: Work with the UK Based Network Director to identify a location within Guwahati within which the project will be implemented. Identify, create and co-ordinate a local network of community waste pickers, activists and private sector who are working within the project target zone CONVENE: Convene regional and local intensive workshops for learning, sharing and supporting pitching business ideas for funding. Note due to COVID 19 the modalities around events/conferences will be continuously reviewed and assessed REPRESENT: Represent WasteAid to key stakeholders (Huhtamaki) community leaders and national and local government in your region
SUPPORT: Support our online network for community based Circular Economy Entrepreneurs around the world with content and local participation. MONITOR and EVALUATE: Work with the UK based Network Director to establish a monitoring and evaluation framework for the project and to be responsible for the implementation of the data gathering processes that undergird the monitoring and evaluation REPORT; Ensure timely reporting both narrative and financial on the project, and to ensure a regular flow of information on the project successes that can be disseminated through social media. RISK and COMPLIANCE: Ensure adherence to donor and WasteAid’s policies and standards. Identification of potential risks to the project, donor and WasteAid.

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