Work Remotely from Anywhere in the World as a Project Manager at Seefar: Apply Now!!

Seefar is seeking an experienced Project Manager to oversee the implementation of an ongoing multi-country EU-funded programme. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated project management experience in conflict affected developing countries; have thematic experience on, and a strong interest in, migration, psychosocial support, and livelihoods; enjoy working in a high performing team from multiple countries; be experienced in managing donor partnerships; and be strongly results focussed. This position can be based anywhere in the world and may have the opportunity to travel to relevant project locations and to partnership meetings. This is a full-time position.

Application Closing Date: 16 Apr 2024

Job Description

We are a social enterprise with a mission to work with vulnerable people to build a better future. We work on issues related to justice, migration and social inclusion, with a particular expertise in strategic communications, counselling, consulting, monitoring and evaluation, and research. We work in East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, East Africa, North Africa, West Africa, the Sahel, and Europe. For more information about us, please visit:

To get a sense of the services we specialise in at Seefar, please visit:

The role requires someone with five years professional experience in managing international teams and overseeing project implementation. The candidate should be intrinsically motivated, organised, flexible, efficient, and a problem solver. This role requires both spoken and written English fluency.


The following are the primary responsibilities of the role, with estimated allocations of time and attention.

Deliver: Project and Mission Implementation

Approximately 80% of your time and attention:

  • Recruiting, training, supervising and developing a project team in developing and conflict affected countries.
  • Fulfilling the role of project manager utilising internal project systems and processes.
  • Project development and reporting.
  • Coordinating projects and personnel within the program and across the organisation.
  • Ensure donors’ needs are met and expectations exceeded where possible.
  • Provide thematic inputs to the programs unit relating to migration, modern slavery, and livelihoods.
  • Liaise with donors and partners to report on projects and manage relationships. For example, this would include briefing donors on progress and spending time talking with relevant teams in our partner organisations.
  • Other tasks as directed.

Develop: Capabilities and Program Portfolio

Approximately 10% of your time and attention:

  • Develop project teams. For example, this would include mentoring teams and leading recruitment.
  • Learning, growing and developing professionally and personally.
  • Strengthen the Enterprise’s reputation and profile in our areas of expertise.

Direct: Global Management

Approximately 10% of your time and attention:

  • Cooperate with other areas of Seefar, including to communicate substantive and administrative information that supports corporate management overall. For example, this would include ensuring effective internal reporting at the project and program level.

Working with Seefar

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as positive features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • The Enterprise combines entrepreneurialism with a focus on social impact.
  • You work with highly diverse people and across a diversity of contexts.
  • There is a high level of trust that supports you to work autonomously.
  • The people in the Enterprise encourage innovation and experimentation.
  • Achieving results is prioritised over rigid structures and workflows.
  • You are never bored and always challenged.

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as negative features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • Collaborating with geographically dispersed teams requires flexibility and patience.
  • Working remotely can make you feel isolated and so requires you to invest time in communication.
  • Travel schedules can sometimes be heavy.
  • A high-growth phase means problem-solving as the Enterprise’s systems evolve quickly.
  • It can be fast paced so you need to be productive and able to prioritise effectively.

An Excellent Candidate

To excel in this role, you will have an undergraduate degree and five years experience implementing migration related projects, preferably in developing or conflict affected countries. You have strong project management skills, and complete fluency in written and spoken English. Your writing skills are excellent and you are confident in engaging with donors and stakeholders to ensure projects align with donor expectations. You are highly organised, have the ability to prioritise and are highly productive. You are naturally responsive and are client focussed, while also able to work autonomously. You are motivated by an Enterprise performance framework focused on social impact.

Before you start confirm you meet these minimum requirements:

  1. Complete fluency in oral and written English.
  2. An undergraduate degree in social sciences, law, or similar.
  3. Excellent analytical skills.
  4. Ability to travel outside your region.
  5. 5 years experience implementing migration, modern slavery, livelihoods related projects, preferably in developing or conflict affected countries.

How to apply

On or before 16 April 2024, complete our online application form here. Before you start, you should do the following:

  1. Prepare a CV in Word or PDF format. You will upload this in our online application form.
  2. In Word or PDF format, prepare an introductory letter that includes only the points below. You will upload this in our online application form.
    1. 1-2 paragraphs explaining a related project you have implemented. What was the project? What was your role? What were the project’s achievements? If it wasn’t successful, why?
    2. 1-2 paragraphs explaining what you have learned is a necessary attitude or approach when delivering successful projects in developing and conflict affected countries. What experiences taught you this?

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