• Project Management Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2018 2:43 PM)
    Location
    Uganda
    Type
    Proposal/Contract
  • Overview

    International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

     

    Job Title: Project Management Specialist                

    Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

    Reports To: Home Office Project Director               

    Type: Consultancy

    Classification:  Consultant

                                       

    Overview: IBTCI is seeking a senior project management specialist for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support.  This position is contingent upon award.  Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Supervise, guide and continuously train, coach and mentor project management assistants;
    • Support USAID/Uganda in continuously training, coaching and mentoring/setting up mentorship arrangements for its project managers;
    • Support USAID/Uganda adaptive management efforts;
    • Assume other tasks that to strengthen USAID/Uganda’s project/activity management performance;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail.
    • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in project or program management of donor-funded development projects, preferably with USAID-funded projects;
    • Four (4) years of experience supervising, mentoring and and/or coaching staff;
    • Experience with USAID or another donor;
    • Working knowledge of and experience with US Government-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures;
    • Quality past performance references related to the position.

     

     

    Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

     

    Education:  Bachelor's degree in business, social science, development studies or related field.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilites:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Travel: The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to other areas of Uganda.

     

     

    No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

     

     

    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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