Project Manager

International Development Group LLC (IDG)
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 10

Position description

The Project Manager will manage a portfolio of projects in a manner consistent with IDG’s ethics/compliance standards and with technical and other objectives specified in the contract. Successful performance includes enabling projects to achieve quality programming and development outcomes.

The Manager reports to the Senior Manager, and also participates in new business initiatives within International Development Group LLC.

Project Managers shoud have technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Economic Growth, Public Financial Management, Monitoring & Evaluation

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Provide day-to-day support to country teams, including communicating and assisting with field-office requests and overseeing field team’s adherence to contract requirements and government regulations.

Prepare and review approval requests for project related activities; monitor compliance with approval requests

Oversee financial aspects of the assigned projects by reviewing monthly invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance with contract provisions

Responsible for monitoring monthly costs using contract budget monitor, tracking contract expenditures against budget and total obligated funds

Review and determine causes for variances to the budget and ensures that senior management is aware of the status of budget performance and driving factors

Manages consultant and subcontract administration including call order/task order management, budgets, and invoice review, and reviews deliverables to ensure they meet technical and quality standards

Recruit long- and short-term country personnel in accordance with IDG’s practice and relevant U.S. government regulations

Conduct periodic field visits to monitor project administration, including conducting training, conducting quality control reviews, or responding to audits, providing input to work planning, if/as needed, conducting technical research, and performing other operational tasks

Review and provide comments on project technical work and project reports, as needed

Identify issues or potential risks and makes informed decisions on how to address the issues, communicating with senior management

Supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff; Ensure staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and the time and opportunity to grow professionally

Support office vendor management

Supports the Senior Manager and Director of Operations as requested

Perform other duties as requested

Business Development

Responsible for management of proposal efforts including driving proposal conceptualization, teaming, and staffing

Assist in identifying new business leads and generating the intelligence

Edit and/or write proposal elements, provide key inputs to the cost proposal and ensure consistency between the technical and cost proposals

Lead the production and submission of the proposals expressions of interest, and capabilities statements

Represent the Company at meetings with other companies, potential clients, and industry events

Generate marketing materials, presentations, and the company’s website


Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred

Minimum 1 year of experience working on new business initiatives

Minimum 4 years of experience in project management preferably with a USAID contractor

Experience in budgeting, developing pricing strategies, and cost proposals desired

Thorough knowledge of USAID regulations and policies (including AIDAR and FAR regulations)

Experience living or working in developing countries preferred

Willingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per year

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