Project Manager – Commercial Contracts

Action Against Hunger
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 06

Position description

YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...

being responsible for managing service contracts and developing new opportunities for Action Against Hunger-USA in the area of technical assistance and research.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Leading the acquisition and management of contracts for the Technical Department.
  • Serving as the primary liaison between the Technical Team and all other Departments for new and existing contracts managed by the Action Against Hunger USA Technical Team to ensure proper implementation, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Serving as a lead coordination function for the development of new technical assistance and research contracts providing high-level support to identification, preparation, submission, tracking, and integration of lessons learned.
  • Working in close co-operation with a network of Action Against Hunger experts and international/national consultants. 

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

You’re a dedicated and experienced professional

  • You have Master’s degree in International Relations, International Development and Policy, International Business or a related field, together with at least five years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience leading large and complex, donor funded international development projects focusing on strengthening of national institutions, including at least 1 year on projects funded by donors through commercial contracts.
  • You can demonstrate knowledge of the project life cycle
  • You have experience in applying Results-based Management principles in complex development assistance projects. 
  • You have the ability to negotiate financial terms of contractual agreements in a cost-efficient way.

You’re passionate about humanitarian work 

  • You have a strong background in international development assistance programs, with emphasis on functions, politics and procedures of donor governments.
  • You have a solid understanding of market leaders with key donors in the provision of development assistance programs through commercial contracts.
  • You have experience managing commercial contracting in the development sector (including EuropeAid, DFID, World Bank, Global Affairs Canada, etc.).
  • You know MS Office Suite very well (high proficiency in Excel), and are fluent in both English and French.

Application instructions

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