From Experience to Intelligence
From Experience to Intelligence

Project Manager, Business Development Department


Project Manager, Business Development Department






Main Responsibilities of a Project Manager:

•    Identify new opportunities tendered by international funding agencies, to develop CESO’s portfolio;
•    Prepare expressions of interest, compiling and editing project references, tailoring potential experts’ short profiles and relevant documentation;
•    Analyse tender documents and support the preparation of technical proposals, including tailoring experts’ CVs, colleting supporting documents, providing inputs to the methodology, etc;
•    Identify suitable experts and assess profiles and CVs of consultants for each project;
•    Maintain and strengthen the network of partners, consultants, and international funding agencies.

If you are interested, before sending your application, please consider (compulsory requirements):

•    Do you have a University degree in economics, management, international relations, or related field?
•    Do you have 2 – 5 years of relevant professional experience, in line with the responsibilities for this post?
•    Are you motivated to, pro-actively and autonomously (not alone), take up your tasks?
•    Do you have strong communication skills, both in English and Portuguese? For non-Portuguese natives, intermediate knowledge of the Portuguese language will be considered adequate.
•    Do you have good computer skills – especially advanced command of MS-Word® and MS-Excel® (being able to use formatting tools beyond standard use (e.g., section breaks and/or cross-referencing in MS-Word®; inserting and managing formulas or filters in MS-Excel®).)?
•    Are you motivated with the possibility of joining a leading international development consultancy company?

If you answered “yes” to ALL the above questions, then consider (additional requirements):

•    Do you have specific training in the area of international cooperation and development, or demonstrated experience in preparing tenders for international services contracts?
•    Do you have specific professional interest and/or previous experience in the areas of Private Sector Development, Trade, Public Finance Management, International Policy, Employment promotion and/or Education in the context of international development?
•    Do you have a good command of French and/or Spanish?
Location: Office in Lisbon. It is not anticipated the need for international travel.
Report: Business Development Director
Start Date: June / July  2021  |  Duration: 12 months (extendable)


If you answered “yes” to ALL compulsory requirements and to, at least, one of the additional requirements, send your application to quoting  - Project Manager DCM 21/01 by May 30th  2021.


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Duration of assignment

12 months (extendable)