Project Manager for Education projects needed in Sri Lanka

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Tiempo completo (30+ hrs/sem)


A corto plazo (varias semanas/meses)


Southern Province
Sri Lanka


We are looking for a highly motivated Project Manager to ensure proper implementation and completion of Education Projects in Karapitiya, Galle (Sri Lanka).

Key activities in your role will include:

Project Management

  • Develop and maintain project plans. logical frameworks and detailed implementation plans (DIP)

  • Develop detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans for your team of volunteers in order to achieve the activities in the DIP.

  • Stay abreast of, and manage field operations as to, the prevailing security, cultural and social situation as per the guidance of the Programme Manager.

  • Maintain project profiles for the specified sector.

  • Adhere to the operational and management policies of YWH

Manage and Develop the Project Team

  • Select, recruit and train teams.

  • Follow and implement the Security and Health Protocols.

  • Train the all project(s) staff providing them with a full induction on all relevant components of the projects.

  • Manage conflict resolution and motivation exercises with the project(s) team in a proactive manner.

  • Track and manage volunteer attendance.

  • Organise, coordinate and supervise volunteer teams, providing continuous organizational support and conducting field visits on a daily basis.

  • Conduct performance review of the project’s team.

  • Keep liaison with the project teams and the management teams.

Maintain Comprehensive Records and Reports in a Timely Manner

  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly internal and external reports.

  • Track the progress of activities and outcomes as well as ensuring the tracking of relevant indicators.

  • Completion of quality M&E reports.


  • Have a Bachelor equivalent in Education, International Development, Political or Social Science, Economics, Business Administration or related field.

  • Proven project management experience of upto 2 years in an NGO/ voluntary work/ humanitarian work or social services..

  • Have excellent leadership skills.

  • Have experience in managing teams.

  • Have planning and analytical capacity.

  • Have very good communication & training skills.

  • Ideal candidate should have familiarity with educational projects.

  • Excellent knowledge of English with Spanish highly desirable.

  • You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances.

  • Have strong basic IT skills (Google Drive, MS Office)


Yes We Help offers a four-months volunteer opportunity with possibility of contractual extension. During these four months the organization will cover:

  • Accommodation

  • Meals

  • Basic local salary


  • Ofrece dinero para gastos
  • Formación incluida
  • Alojamiento disponible
  • Apoyo cultural y con el idioma


  • Voluntarios internacionales

Cómo aplicar

Interested candidates should apply for this position by sending an updated CV (IMPORTANT max. two pages) and a cover letter to . Closing date for applications: on or before the 10th June.