Careers: Projects Manager


Thanks to the ongoing growth and upcoming new initiatives and projects, we are recruiting a Projects Manager to join our team.

As Projects Manager you must be passionate about start-ups and entrepreneurship as you will be working on various projects and initiatives related to crowdfunding, social entrepreneurship, seed funding, the start-up ecosystem and other EU funded projects.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As Projects Manager you will be responsible for the coordination and administration, including: project management and monitoring, communications, processing payments, and liaising with the projects’ partners. These tasks will be directed towards ensuring the successful implementation of the different projects carried out by ZAAR and FPEI (

The Projects Manager will report directly to the ZAAR Manager.

You will be expected to:

  • Manage the activities related to the different projects which could include research, organising events and report writing.
  • Conduct the day-to-day duties of the projects’ coordination and administration, and act as Project Contact Person;
  • Liaise with all project stakeholders
  • Assist in outreach activities including speaking at events, on TV and radio
  • Ensure that the project is implemented in line with regulations, publicity requirements, reporting requirements and any other regulations of relevance to the respective project;
  • Effectively communicate projects’ deliverables in a timely and clear fashion;
  • Draft proposals, project applications and progress reports, and any required documentation
  • Carry out administrative tasks including scanning and proper filing of documentation together with general office management related to the projects.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables and oversee quality control throughout the project life-cycle;

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Be in possession of a recognized degree (NQF Level 6)
  • Previous work experience in project coordination and administration will be considered an asset.


You will need to:

  • Be able to work under minimum supervision;
  • Be well organised and possess good time-management and presentation skills;
  • Multitask several on-going duties and projects with professionalism & accuracy;
  • Be a person of integrity, outgoing and assertive with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Possess excellent communication skills in Maltese and English

To apply

A CV and covering letter should be sent to the ZAAR Manager Matthew Caruana on

About ZAAR

At ZAAR we believe that great ideas should go far, and it is our mission to provide the space for that to happen. We strive towards standing by our values in order to offer the best space for idea creatives and supporters to contribute to our platform.

The Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta have set up the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Initiatives (FPEI). ZAAR is its first offering: a donation/reward-based crowdfunding platform, to promote entrepreneurship in Malta and support local start-ups. ZAAR offers an alternative to raise finance for their projects and business ideas.

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