Terms of Reference (TOR) for Project Manager

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 3, 2024
  • Expiration date
    June 9, 2024
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
  • Organization
    Sustainable Health Systems Sierra Leone (SHSSL)
  • Required Languages

Job Description


Terms of Reference (TOR) for Project Manager

Project: Proactive Community Case Management (ProCCM) Project
Organization: Sustainable Health Systems Sierra Leone (SHSSL)
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Reporting to: Principal Investigator
Duration: 1 Year

Purpose of the Position: The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, and completion of the ProCCM project, ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning and Strategy: Develop and refine project plans, aligning them with organizational objectives and stakeholder expectations.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Lead the project team, set performance goals, and support professional development.
  • Financial Management: Oversee project budget, ensure financial accountability, and report financial status to organizational leadership.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation framework to assess project progress and impact.
  • Stakeholder Management: Act as the primary representative of the project in all stakeholder interactions, maintaining positive relationships and partnerships.
  • Risk Management: Identify project risks and develop mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Reporting: Ensure timely and accurate project reporting to stakeholders and funding bodies.


  • Education: Master’s degree in public health, management, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, preferably in public health or a related field.
  • Skills: Exceptional leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills. Proficiency in project management software is essential.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strategic Project Management: Proven ability to develop and execute project strategies that successfully meet objectives.
  • Financial Acuity: Strong understanding of budgeting and financial management.
  • Effective Communication: Excellent skills in both written and verbal communication.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adjust to new challenges and changing project scopes.

Application Process:

  • Submission of Application: Candidates should send a detailed CV and a cover letter to info@shssl.org.
  • Deadline for Application: 8th June 2024.