Senior Project Management Specialist USAID Project Careers – Social Impact (SI)

Organisation: Social
Impact (SI)
Project Name: USAID/Uganda
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Social Impact (SI) is a
Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s
mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs
in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting,
technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international
development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally
in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program
design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI
services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance,
health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients
include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge
Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral
development banks, foundations, and non-profits.
About USAID Project:
Social Impact is preparing a
proposal response for the anticipated multi-million-dollar, five-year
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Contract in Uganda. The purpose of
the Contract is to strengthen the performance of USAID/Uganda and its
Implementing Partners (IPs) in collaborating, learning and adapting to improve
the relevance, quality and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to
Uganda’s development.
Job Summary: The Senior
Project Management Specialist will manage a team of five (5) project management
assistants providing administrative support to USAID/Uganda and train, coach,
and mentor USAID/Uganda staff. S/he will be based in Uganda and work to support
the mission and the five Social Science Advisors throughout the duration of the
contract.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise,
    guide and continuously train, coach and mentor the five (5) 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



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, social science,
    development studies or a related field.
  • At
    least ten years of experience in project or program management of
    donor-funded development projects.
  • Previous
    experience with USAID-funded projects is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated
    experience supervising, coaching and/or mentoring staff.
  • Familiarity
    with USAID compliance rules and regulations.
  • Excellent
    analytical, written and oral communication skills. English is required.
How to Apply:
All applicants who wish to join
Social Impact’s USAID project in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
apply online at the link below.
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