Vacancy Announcement

Vacancy Announcement

The Business Women Forum (BWF) is a leading National Non-profit organization established in 2006, with a mission to strengthen the role of businesswomen and Entrepreneurs in the Palestinian economy through: building their capacity and skills, advocating their role, establishing networks, and contributing in reducing the barriers faced by women.

The One Stop Shop

The Business Women Forum (BWF) signed an agreement with UN Women for developing, designing and running the One Stop Shop business development services’ hub with an incubation space for women entrepreneurs/businesses, Palestinian women Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and cooperatives. The objective is to increase access and competitiveness of marginalized women-run MSMEs and cooperatives’ products in local, regional and international markets.

BWF seeks an experienced and committed professional candidate for the following position, located in Ramallah.

Project Manager: The Project Manager is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the joint project “One stop Shop” that will be implemented by the BWF and its partners (Palestinian Shippers Council and Agility Management and Financial Consulting). The project Manager will be responsible of carrying out all the necessary decision-making processes to ensure effective and efficient delivery of project objectives.



  • 5 years of professional experience in managing and/or working on projects for Women MSMEs economic development, or related field.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in business development and entrepreneurship in Palestine is essential.
  • BA degree in business administration or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership skills and a team player.
  • Utilization of Microsoft Office mainly Word, and Excel.
  • Work under pressure.
  • Reporting skills.
  • Consultancy, mentoring and training background is desired
  • Good skills in resources management (people/finance/assets) Good technical skills, policy knowledge or specialty and experience of projects management.
  • Proven decision making capacity.
  • Can effectively communicate with project partners and successfully represent the project at different levels.
  • Contributing to strategic development at a wider level within the project scope.
  • Good organizational awareness.
  • Effective member of a team and a role model; demonstrates creativity in seeking better ways to do things and shares with the team, and promotes high standards.
  • Takes responsibility and initiative of work and delegated project/processes.
  • Anticipates problems and regularly provides solutions.
  • Successfully manages conflicting priorities.
  • Proactively assumes more responsibility and/or more difficult areas of work in agreement with the Executive Director.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic.



  • Valid driving license is desirable

Detailed Job description is available at

Only those who have the above qualifications and skills should send their C.Vs and cover letter to the following e- mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the end of Tuesday September 01, 2015 with the email tilted (Project Manager Vacancy). 


No applications will be considered after the deadline.

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