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Senior Project Management Specialist, USAID/Uganda Learning Contract, Uganda

Company Profile:
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Proposal Summary:
The five-year USAID Learning Contract 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.

**Only Ugandan citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary:

MSI seeks a senior project management specialist to oversee a team of five (5) project management assistants providing administrative support to USAID/Uganda and train, coach, and mentor USAID/Uganda staff. This is a long-term position over the course of the five-year life of the project.

Responsibilities:
• Supervise, guide and continuously train, coach and mentor MSI’s project management assistants who will be:
o Monitoring USAID implementing partner performance, accuracy of performance data and reports and progress towards results
o Monitoring USAID implementing partner expenditures and making recommendations regarding approval of expenditures
o Planning for USAID events and field trips
o Maintaining files
• Support USAID/Uganda in continuously training, coaching and mentoring/setting up mentorship arrangements for its project managers.
• Support USAID/Uganda’s adaptive management efforts.
• Assume other tasks to strengthen USAID/Uganda’s project/activity management performance.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, social science, development studies or related field.
• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in project or program management of donor-funded development projects, preferably with USAID-funded projects.
• Four (4) years of experience supervising, mentoring and and/or coaching staff.
• Working knowledge of and experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Organisation Management Systems International