From Experience to Intelligence
From Experience to Intelligence

CESO's recruiting a Project Manager for the Technical Department

(Ref. TD 21 /02 - November 2021)


Project Manager




Main Responsibilities of a Project Manager in relation to the Project(s) assigned to him/her:

  • 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.

Minimum requirements (compulsory):

  • Bachelor degree (4 years or equivalent) in economics, international relations or related area;
  • Experience, specific training and/or interest in cooperation and international development;
  • 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;
  • Very good command of English and Portuguese;
  • 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.

Additional Requirements (advantage):

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

Location: Office in Lisbon. It is not anticipated the need for international travel.
Report: Technical Director.
Start Date: January 2022.
Duration: 12 months (extendable).


To apply, complete the online application form: Project Manager TD 21/02
Submit your application by 5th December 2021.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Duration of assignment

12 months (extendable)