Project Manager (Caritas Czech Republic / Pro-Development)

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I. Information about the position

Name of position: Project Manager (PM)

Expected length of employment: 12+ months

Type of position: Full-time

Place of employment: Chisinau, Moldova

Start date: October 2020

II. Organizational context

Pro-Development (PD) is acting as exclusive implementation agency of Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Moldova. CCR is a non-profit organization with field activities in 15 countries (Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa) and an extensive social services program in the Czech Republic assisting more than 100,000 clients. CCR is a member of the international network of the Caritas Internationalis and cooperates with a vast number of international and local partners. CCR activities abroad focus on the health and social sectors and on developing livelihood for local populations and education of children and adults.

CCR has been working in Moldova since 2004. It is currently implementing development cooperation projects aimed at developing a model of home care, promoting the inclusion of children with special educational needs in preschool education facilities, prevention of diabetes and leisure activities for children and youth. The strategic objectives of the organization are focused on the following priority intervention sectors: civil society development, inclusive social development, and primary healthcare support. CCR in Moldova has also implemented projects supporting children abandoned due to migration, projects supporting small business, developing agriculture and projects actively involving civil society in decision-making processes in Moldova.

More information on CCR’s work in Moldova can be found on:

III. Responsibilities

The Project Manager (PM) will be in charge of project(s), which PD and CCR are jointly implementing in Moldova. The main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Carry out overall management and coordination of the project (i.e. ensuring that the project results and objectives as per project documents are achieved within the given budget and time-plan);
  • Plan activities and budget spending;
  • Conduct regular internal monitoring and evaluation of the project progress and outcomes (based on the project logframe) and propose modification of the projects design when needed;
  • Manage the project team;
  • Coordinate project activities implemented by project partners and carry out their quality supervision;
  • Carry out sub-deliveries´ management:
  • Select external suppliers in line with CCR Procurement Manual
  • Prepare respective contracts (in cooperation with a lawyer)
  • Ensure that quality of the goods / services delivered meet CCR requirements and the project needs
  • Coordinate sub-contractors´ involvement in the project
  • Perform following financial tasks:
  • Monitor the project budget spending (including spending in partners´ budget lines) using the financial monitoring table supplied by the HQ Financial Coordinator, and propose remedies in case of overspending or underspending in particular budget lines or in general
  • Prepare budget forecast
  • Ensure that incurred expenses are eligible
  • Carry out reporting in line with CCR Monitoring and Evaluation Manual;
  • Ensure PR and visibility of the project, donors and CCR in line with respective requirements;
  • Identify problems that arise during the project implementation and prepare appropriate remedies;
  • Ensure transparent and structured keeping of project documents (internal reports, contracts, materials produced by the project, sources of indicators verification etc.) in line with given guidelines.
  • Support the mission team in identifying local/national needs in areas relevant to the work of CCR in Moldova and contribute to project proposal writing
  • Pro-actively participate in the development of programmatic interventions within running projects

 IV. Requirements


  • University degree
  • Experience in project management of at least 3 years
  • Experience in project proposal writing and reporting to institutional donors
  • Proven experience in managing teams
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English, Romanian and Russian
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of and experience with word processors (MS Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases (MS Access) and electronic mail
  • Good organizational skills and ability to analyse information
  • Motivation, creativity and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a diverse team, manage stressful situations and achieve results


  • Background in health care and / or social services

 V. What we offer

  • Paid vacation according to national legislation
  • Opportunity to develop CCR country program
  • Stable organization with a long experience in the field of development cooperation

 VI. How to apply

Qualified candidates may send their applications to the following e-mail address:

The application must include a brief motivation letter, not longer than 1 page, and a maximum 4-page CV or resume. Please write “Project Manager PD" in the Subject line. The deadline for submission is 15 October 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The applications are reviewed on continual basis and a suitable candidate may be hired before the deadline. CCR reserves the right to cancel the selection process at any time.

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