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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title:                             Project Manager I

Location:                             Washington, DC Metro Area (hybrid, 2 days in office) or fully remote in the US

Reports To:                         Senior Project Manager

Type:                                  Regular Full-Time

Classification:                    Exempt

Clearance Required:           N/A

 

 

Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager I to work with the Global Health Technical Assistance and Mission Support (GH-TAMS) project team in Washington, DC. GH-TAMS is a five-year USAID-funded contract. GH-TAMS supports USAID operating units working on health-related activities by providing access to high-quality technical expertise and management support.

 

As a Project Manager I you will be a full-time employee working as part of a team to manage independent consultants and implement procedures for GH-TAMS assignments. This position reports to the Senior Project Manager. The Project Manager I will typically work on general assignment requests and should demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal oversight.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

Manage the assignment planning process, including working with USAID clients to develop scopes of work (SOWs), cost estimates, and implementation timelines.
Recruit technical experts (consultants) to conduct GH-TAMS assignments. Serve as recruiting manager for their assignments.
Responsible for all logistical support for consultants both in the United States and overseas.
Coordinate and track project activities and consultants through planning, implementation, and reporting phases, under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager and Project Deputy Director.
Facilitate smooth workflow by maintaining regular communication with project employees, clients, and consultants to ensure that clients and consultants are supported throughout the course of their assignments.
Ensure necessary USAID approvals are obtained in a timely manner by drafting official notifications to USAID and other key stakeholders.
Draft cost estimates with the support of a Finance & Admin team partner. Track expenditures and carefully monitor assignment level budgets. Maintain Assignment-specific pipelines.
Participate in team-wide meetings and initiatives.
Assist in the training/orientation of project staff and consultants on operations, procedures, and tools.
Promote integration and cross-fertilization of ideas, information, and best practices across assignments.
Collaborate with GH-TAMS employees to develop reports and other contractual deliverables ensuring timely submission and quality of content.
Implement administrative close-out of assignments.
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Four (4) years of total work experience.
Three (3) years of project management-related work experience.
Experience with donor or USG-funded projects in a US headquarters environment.
Knowledge of international development issues.
Well-organized, strong attention to detail, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, anticipates work requirements, and problem solves.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Team player, flexible, and proactive.
Familiarity with Excel, database use, and presentation software (Microsoft Office).
Oral and written fluency in English.
Knowledge of international public health and/or development fields preferred.
Oral and written fluency in English required, fluency in French and Spanish is highly language preferred.
Education:

Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, global health or related field; Master’s degree in international affairs, global health, business, or related field preferred.
Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

 

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

 

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Travel:  International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

 

Work Authorization:  Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.; visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building.   We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at TalentAcquisition@ibtci.com (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page, https://careers.ibtci.com/jobs).

 

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