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Project Manager Govt Contracting/NGO

Weconnect International
Washington D.C., District of Columbia 20005

Job Title:      Project Manager

Level:           Mid-Level

Location:     Washington, DC

Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION:

WEConnect International, a corporate-led global non-profit, helps women-owned businesses access and succeed in global value chains. Since 2009, WEConnect International has provided business education, certification, and business connections to companies based outside the United States that are at least 51 percent owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International corporate members represent over $1 trillion in annual purchasing power and are true pioneers in inclusive sourcing and global supplier development.
http://www.WEConnectInternational.org

 

JOB SUMMARY

As a member of the WEConnect team, you will support the Project Management Office. As a Project Manager, you will have the responsibility for managing and growing donor funded projects with the United Nations and other multi-lateral agencies. In this role you will also be responsible for creating and facilitating processes throughout all project lifecycles including, maintaining annual budgets and workplans. This ideal candidate will oversee all operational related aspects of the project/s while managing deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring the progress of the project against key performance indicators on a routine basis. As an individual contributor you will be expected to execute effectively and efficiently all aspects of WEConnect funded projects assuring project deliverables are completed on time and within budget. This position requires an individual to work collaboratively with internal and external stake holders ensuring all parties are kept informed of changes or updates to project deliverables or timelines. This position requires an individual who is committed to excellence, is entrepreneurial in spirit and has a strong business acumen.

Essential Duties

  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Manage project budget
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using project management tools
  • Advise key stakeholders on all aspects of project life cycle, changes and or anticipated risks
  • Leads the development and review of project budgets, working closely with the Finance Team
  • Regularly reviews and uses data from budget versus actuals to inform key budget decisions
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Prepare quarterly and annual project donor status reports
  • Ensures key data are incorporated into workplan updates on a routine basis

ADDITIONAL QUALITIES

  • Collaborative problem solver
  • Proficiency in all Office 365 tools
  • Efficient with program management tools
  • Exceptional time-management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Consistent analytical mindset
  • Self-starter who thrives in fast paced environment

EDUCATION & TRAINIG

  • Master’s Degree in Business or related field preferred
  • PMP Certification
  • Proficiency in the complete Office 365 office suite

Note * This is a U.S. based position with preference in Washington D.C.

Requirements

HANDS ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with the management of government and multi-lateral contracts.
  • International work experience
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Ability to implement project management practices and processes 
  • Expert in managing multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Proven experience in strategic planning    
  • Will versed in project budgeting, managing burn rates, and optimizing cost allocations across multiple donors 
  • Experience working across functions as part of a large organization
  • International work experience preferred

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-23

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Project Manager Govt Contracting/NGO

Weconnect International
Washington D.C., District of Columbia 20005

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