Vacancy Alert: Join Accord Worldwide as a Project Manager for Women Leadership Program Training, Apply!!

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We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager/Team Leader to lead the Women Leadership Program.

 Closing Date: 7 Mar 2024

About Accord Worldwide, Inc.

 Accord Worldwide, Inc., under its trademark Accordemy®, specializes in offering top-tier training and capacity-building solutions aimed at empowering individuals and organizations within the humanitarian and international development sectors. Our mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of organizations worldwide by providing innovative and sustainable solutions.

Role Summary

 We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager/Team Leader to lead the Women Leadership Program. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of humanitarian operations, with a particular focus on promoting women in leadership roles within this context. This role involves strategic planning, program development, stakeholder engagement, and team leadership to ensure the successful delivery of the program objectives.

Project Overview

 The Women Leadership Program is a pioneering initiative by Accord Worldwide, Inc. designed to strengthen the leadership capacities of women in the humanitarian and development sectors. This program focuses on enhancing the operational leadership and management skills of women to effectively navigate and negotiate with diverse stakeholders in crisis-affected environments. It aims not only to address the gender disparities in leadership roles but also to leverage women’s unique perspectives in decision-making processes to improve humanitarian and development outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of the Women Leadership Program, ensuring alignment with Accord Worldwide’s mission and strategic objectives.
  • Develop and implement innovative learning courses and materials focused on enhancing women’s leadership in humanitarian and development settings.
  • Engage and negotiate with various stakeholders, including government officials, local authorities, donors, and partners, to foster collaboration and support for the program.
  • Monitor and evaluate the program’s impact, making necessary adjustments to strategies and approaches to maximize effectiveness.
  • Manage a diverse team of professionals, fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment that encourages growth and development.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Science Studies or other similar fields.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of substantial professional experience in humanitarian operations and learning course development.
  • At least five years of extensive experience and exposure to humanitarian leadership practices, ideally participating in Humanitarian Country Teams or possessing familiarity with leadership structures in field operations.
  • Profound knowledge of a broad range of humanitarian and development issues, with a minimum of two years of exposure to humanitarian and development operations and learning contexts.
  • Specific expertise in advancing women in leadership within the humanitarian and development sectors, including strategies to strengthen operations, deliver assistance in access-constrained environments, and support human rights agendas.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative thinking with a strategic and analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Commitment to gender equality and empowering women in leadership roles.

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