Senior Project Management Specialist, USAID/Uganda Learning Contract

UG-Kampala
Category
Monitoring and Evaluation
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
1/31/2018

Overview

The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program, also referred to as The Learning Contract, is a five-year activity expected to start in mid-2018. QED will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its performance and, to a lesser extent the performance of its Implementing Partners, in collaborating, learning and performing in order to fortify the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development. This position is contingent upon award.

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.
  • Prepare project progress report.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in International Development, Project Management, Business Management or another relevant field.
  • Understanding of USAID and development programming.
  • At least 10 years experience in development management, field experience in sub-Saharan Africa a plus.
  • Superior managerial skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership qualities.
  • Excellent relationship skills.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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