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SNV hiring Senior Project Manager


Bethesda, United States of America, 08 July 2015

Position Summary:

SNV USA is currently seeking an experienced, full-time Senior Project Manager. This position will be based in SNV USA’s Bethesda, MD, office. The Project Manager will work in close cooperation with home office and SNV country teams to support a portfolio of projects in East Africa and Asia to ensure high quality project management. Candidates will have established experience working donor funded projects, preferably on US Government (USAID, DOS, MCA) and/or US-based Foundation (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Ford Foundation, etc.) projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Management and Quality Assurance and Compliance: Work closely with SNV field-based project team leaders and managers to ensure effective and efficient delivery of projects to client and contract/cooperative agreement requirements and in conformity with industry best practices. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Provide vision and guidance to field-based project teams;

  • Supervise and mentor junior project staff;

  • Ensure compliance with all agreement/contract requirements;

  • Manage recruitment, selection, and monitoring of international consultants and STTA assignments (select countries);

  • Liaise with DC-based partners and funders as needed;

  • Manage effective monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project activities;

  • Review / provide feedback and edit project reports, consultant scopes of work, annual reports, project manuals and all other official project documentation; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

Financial Oversight: Work with field based project teams to manage project budgets effectively; monitor spending/burn rate; troubleshoot budgetary issues with field project staff and finance teams.

Capacity Building: Support field-based project staff in acquiring knowledge of specific clients and related regulations, tools, and application of best practices in project management.

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