Job Description

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 has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, 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.

Project Summary:

The Africa, Europe, and Eurasia portfolio includes the USAID-funded Supporting Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) in Ukraine. The SACCI project is in its fourth year of a five-year project with the goal of reducing corruption an increasing accountability and transparency in Ukraine. The project partners with government institutions with proven track records and political will to identify risk and address corruption concerns within their organizations. It also coordinates with multiple donors and Civil Society Organizations committed to fighting corruption through media education, youth support, and more.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager (PM) to support the management of all contractual, financial and logistical aspects of these projects. The successful candidate will provide critical support to ensure that program activities are completed correctly and in a timely manner. The PM will report to the Senior Project Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate contractual and financial matters for the project, including managing subcontractors
  • Manage project finances, approval requirements, track incoming costs, outgoing activity costs, future expenditures and preparation of financial reports. This includes Coordination with field finance staff
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of short-term technical consultants and long-term project staff
  • Assist with the selection and onboarding of project local grantees, as well as with tracking grantee implementation and compliance with USAID rules and regulations
  • Lead project team meetings
  • Coordinate Logistics for onboarding field Project Office employees and travel
  • Work closely with MSI project team, including the Director" id="link" class="link">Technical Director and Senior Project Manager, on reviewing and editing contract deliverables including but not limited to quarterly and annual reports
  • Track and ensure on-time client deliverables
  • Provide administrative and logistical support, including translations, to the project team
  • Provide support in reviewing field expense reports and backup documentation
  • Manage and organize project files, including coordinating with field office filing
  • Other backstopping tasks as required
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, with Master's preferred
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience required, three years of experience preferred
  • Familiarity with FAR and USAID regulations strongly preferred. Grants experience highly desirable
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to travel internationally for short periods (up to around two weeks per year) preferred
  • Working proficiency in a foreign language preferred, Ukrainian a plus
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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