Spain: Project Manager

Organization: Relief Applications
Country: Spain
Closing date: 15 Jun 2017

Job profile

Consulting Title: Senior Project Manager

Contract Length: 1 year (renewable)

Date Needed By: ASAP

New Post or Replacement: New position

Type of contract: Consultant

Fees: 30.000 – 42000 euros depending on experience.

Exact Job Location: Madrid

Reports To: CEO

Responsible For: Developing Relief Applications core activities (Emalsys)

Relief Applications is a young European company whose mission is to create innovative IT solutions for humanitarian organisations. Relief Applications provides also consulting services thanks to a network of quality certified consultants.

We are developing an innovative Emergency Alert System to help organisations respond to crises the fastest and ‘most economical’ way possible (, as well as mobile apps in particular for the UN. We are looking for a motivated person to join the team, bring new ideas and maintain the relationship with our clients.


Your main responsibilities will be to:

1. Disseminate and promote the Emalsys system (

· Set up a funding strategy for the development of Emalsys

· Design and submit funding proposal

· Liaise with NGO, UN and Red Cross organisation to promote the use of Emalsys

· Ensure the link between the development team and organisations to ensure that the system is effectively responding to the need of humanitarian organisations

· Participate in, support or lead relevant capacity building initiatives and workshops related to Emergency Alert Systems,

By extension of the above tasks, the senior Project Manager will be responsible of the following:

2. Customer relationship management

The project manager will have the responsibility to maintain excellent relations with our clients, answer all their questions in a timely manner, take into account their requests and transfer them to the IT teams, set up calls to discuss projects, follow up on the progresses of the projects, describe results, communicate clearly and efficiently on our work, translating tech input into business output.

3. Support to business development

The project manager will be working closely with the lead developer to write proposals. He/she will have to read carefully the job descriptions and to write a proposal that describe precisely how we can respond to the requirements. He/she will also need to help coordinate the work flow with potential additional resources (external consultants) and/or take part in first person (according to skills and availability) in ad hoc missions.

  1. Marketing and Communications coordination

The project manager will be working with the Business and development officer to put in place the marketing and communication strategy and tools. Finally, he/she will also be promoting the services of the company, in particular Emalsys, during workshops or events.

5. HR

The project manager should ensure that the pool of developers working on Emalsys is complete at all times, specifically by actively participating in identifying and recruiting staff and interns.

Profile requested:


Master’s Degree in Business, Development Studies, or Economics


• Minimum 5 years experience working overseas in private sector or development

• Emergency response experience or knowledge

Skills required:

• Proven ability to link programmes to the private sector

• Project management

• Excellent client management skills

• Good writing skills (English)

• Conversational French – Fluent in English


• Be a strong team player with a can do attitude

• Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure·

• Possess strong proven delegation, time management and prioritising skills ·

• Effective networking abilities

The post may imply occasional travelling to developing countries following the needs of current projects.

Starting date: ASAP

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Raphael Bonnaud –

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