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Project Manager (Tunisia)

Status: Open

  • Employment

Organisation: Internews

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: La Marsa, Tunisia

Internews is seeking a full-time Project Manager in Tunisia to lead the in-country implementation of projects that aim to create a more inclusive Tunisian society for marginalized racial and ethnic communities and underrepresented and vulnerable groups by countering disinformation and promoting greater diversity in media coverage.

The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the project on the ground, making sure the work is on track with the work plan, coordinating with local partners, organizing timely completion of high-quality deliverables, and drafting regular project reports.

  • Plan, lead, and conduct regular monitoring of project activities to ensure project objectives are being met.
  • Prepare monthly reports to the Senior Program Officer on the project’s execution.
  • Oversee monitoring, evaluation, and learning and adapt program activities as necessary in coordination with the Senior Program Officer and Internews HQ team in Washington, DC.
  • Monitor and oversee workplan implementation.
  • Implement and attend all in-country activities.
  • Manage the work of project consultants.
  • Coordinate with local partners and project beneficiaries.
  • Oversee distribution of small grants.
  • Attend and assist in facilitating project trainings in person (in Tunis and other areas of Tunisia) and/or online.
  • Provide financial reports for project activities to Headquarters.
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings as requested.
  • Research and develop new partnerships and funding opportunities.
  • Stay informed and update the Senior Program Officer about political developments relevant to the project context.
  • In all duties, uphold Internews’ Core Values and demonstrate commitment to fostering a culture of Belonging, Dignity, and Justice.
Required qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, including 4 to 6 years of project management experience.
  • University degree or equivalent lived/professional experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic languages (speaking, understanding, and writing).
  • Proficiency in French preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Tunisian media landscape and strong expertise in civil society sector; knowledge of rights-based approaches.
  • Excellent communication and strong writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to problem-solve in a multicultural, remote work environment.
  • Strong sense of teamwork and productivity.
  • Flexibility to adjust working hours as needed to accommodate periodic shifts in workload and colleagues in different time zones.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills, reliability, and good time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to work well with others, meet deadlines, and respond to changes in priorities.
How to apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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