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Project Manager: Gender and Safeguarding

Project Manager: Gender and Safeguarding

streetfootballworld is looking for a gender and safeguarding project manager, based in Germany. Deadline: 16 May 2021.

streetfootballworld is a leader in the field of Football for Good and has set the objective of maximising the potential of football for social transformation. In collaboration with our partners, we tackle the greatest social challenges in the world today – from providing access to health and well-being to improving gender equity to addressing youth employability concerns. The United Nations defined success against these challenges as the Global Goals. streetfootballworld and the +140 organisations in our network are working towards these goals and every year, over two million young people take part in our programmes.

Your role

  • You are responsible for all aspects of project management for projects implemented together with football for good community organisations around the world. This includes project design, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and reporting.
  • You will have a particular focus on strengthening gender equity and safeguarding in football for good in partnership with expert working groups from our partner organisations.
  • You build and maintain partnerships with football for good organisations to ensure relevance, quality, and impact of the projects being implemented.
  • You coordinate closely with your line manager to ensure that set strategies on the topic are implemented timely, monitored, and reported on regularly.
  • You collaborate with the internal subject matter experts (SMEs) and our partnerships team to maintain and develop partnerships with the corporate, government, and football sectors to ensure the sustainability of streetfootballworld projects, including the submission of funding proposals as well as financial and narrative reporting.
  • You manage contracts and procurements, including the negotiation of contracts, and the compilation of all necessary documentation for the selection and monitoring of subcontractors and service providers.
  • You help us to further improve our M&E and quality management processes on the topics of gender and safeguarding in sport for development.

Your profile

  • You have a degree in gender studies, international development, law, safeguarding and child protection, project management, or another relevant field.
  • You have at least two years professional experience in project management (ideally related to the field of sports for development and/or gender); experience in contract management and/or procurement is an asset.
  • You have the necessary clarity, passion, and flexibility to manage multiple complex, multi-stakeholder projects simultaneously.
  • You have experience with collecting, reporting and communicating impact data and have a solid knowledge on qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • You are familiar with creating databases, spreadsheets, presentations and the use of project management tools and apps.
  • You have experience with conceptualising and facilitating workshops and trainings.
  • You are fluent in English. Additional languages such as Spanish are a plus.
  • You are willing and able to travel (when possible) and are eligible to work in Germany.
  • You are a team player, a self-initiator, passionate communicator, and know how to initiate and moderate collaborative processes.
  • You actively listen, are open to others’ ideas and backgrounds, care for your teammates and value integrity.
  • You enjoy working on new solutions and improving existing ones.
  • You love to get things done and fully identify with our philosophy “it takes a team to win a game”.

Kick things off by submitting your application documents (a letter of motivation and your CV) including your salary expectation and your earliest possible start date via our online application form by 16 May 2021. Please submit all documents and information requested, as we will not consider incomplete applications.

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