Project Manager (m/f)

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Our client is a Portuguese international development consultancy company, which provides technical assistance services in the main domains of economic, social and organizational development in international markets.

Main Responsibilities

  • The planning of the activities;
  • The planning of the interventions of the experts who make part of the different technical teams;
  • Contractual and financial management;
  • The coordination and elaboration of the activity reports;
  • Backstopping support to the technical teams (logistic, administrative and operational);
  • Whenever necessary, the search and identification of experts to respond to the particular needs of each project;
  • Liaison with clients (European Union, World Bank, Government Institutions, etc.), as well as, partners of consortium fostering a good articulation and cooperative relations.


  • Bachelor degree (4 years or equivalent) in economics, international relations or related area;
  • Experience, specific training and/or interest in cooperation and international development;
  • 3 to 5 years of working experience in Development and International Cooperation;
  • Proven team management experience;
  • Proven experience in developing and organising work processes;
  • Proven experience in liaison with Public and Private Donors and Funders;
  • Interest and high capacity of self-learning/research and work in themes and languages of diverse sectors (Agriculture and Rural Development, Health, Education, Public Finance, Private Sector Development, Diplomacy and Bilateral Relations, etc.);
  • Availability to take on a proactive and autonomous (not to confuse with solitary) project management;
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally;
  • High commitment to the quality of your work and to the values of the company;
  • Very good command of English and Portuguese;

Additional Requirements (advantage):

  • Working knowledge of French or Spanish;
  • Experience in the interpretation of contracts and rules of multilateral agencies;
  • Experience in monitoring indicators towards the achievement of the Project’s Results.

We Offer

  • Integration in an experienced and dynamic team;
  • An initial 12 months contract which, based on the Project Manager’s performance, is expected to be renewed. We aim at recruiting a highly motivated professional with the willingness to assume a medium/long-term commitment and to professionally grow.

Location: Office in Lisbon. It is not anticipated the need for international travel.