CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes safety, security, and sustainability through international development and foreign assistance missions in over 120 countries is looking for Senior Project Lead.
Develops and manages a multiple complex or large projects (valued at approximately $1M). Designs and implements plans using best practices for project management (for multiple projects) that may include charters, WBS, statements of work, schedules, deliverables, monitoring and evaluation plans, and project budgets; prepares and submits reports and proposed modifications if necessary. Conducts project forecasting and financial management.
Manages sub-award budgets, including planning, administration and financial reporting of project expenses upon closeout of the sub-award(s).
Ensuring compliance of monitoring and evaluation activities with funder requirements and best practices.
Developing and maintaining monitoring and evaluation SOPs in accordance with best practices and evolving requirements.
Provides oversight of the project team. If supervising staff, recruits, hires, on-boards staff; manages their workload; establishes work and development goals with staff; and provides feedback on performance standards.
Develops concepts and new project ideas as part of proposal development process.
Participates in managing stakeholder relations and networking with funders.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, in-country partners (vendors, consultants, universities), relevant U.S. and foreign government agencies, and other NGOs.
• Presenting the results of evaluations to key stakeholders.
Represents program or projects at external events.
Travels within Ukraine and internationally as appropriate.
5+ years of progressively responsible work experience in managing donor-funded programming.
Bachelor’s degree in related field.
Demonstrated strong project management skills.
Excellent and effective written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals from varied backgrounds at all levels within their organizations.
Strong conceptual skills combined with the ability to break down concepts into manageable, specific sets of objectives in order to plan and successfully implement creative, ambitious new projects.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and use of databases.
Strong sense of teamwork and interpersonal skills contribute to the culture of the organization.
Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple projects at various stages of completion.
Exceptional organizational skills/attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines.