Manager, Project Delivery, Data.FI

The Palladium Group

About the organization

About Palladium:

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

Palladium Americas:

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Duties

• Serve as the primary liaison between the project’s implementing teams and the PMU, leading the procurement processes for goods, services, subcontractors, and human resources to support efficient and compliant implementation of project workplans.
• Leads monitoring budget progress against forecast as one metric to track project progress against its work plan; proactively seeks to solve shortages or overages.
• Support workplan budget and budget narrative development.
• Effectively oversees project financial forecasting, ensuring minimal monthly variance between projections and actuals.
• Ensure project cost share plans are in place and cost share targets met where applicable.
• Monitor and maintain compliance with head/prime contracts including agreement action requests (i.e., travel, personnel changes, grant approvals, budget realignments, etc.).
• Effectively oversees project financial forecasting, ensuring minimal monthly variance between projections and actuals.
• Oversee project human resource planning, recruitment and contracting, coordinating with field teams with inputs from Compliance, HR, and Talent Acquisition.

Qualifications

• Works with respect and dignity for all colleagues and promotes a cooperative team working environment
• Formal Project Management training and expertise
• Strong management skills with ability to mentor, coach, lead, develop and evaluate staff
• Ability to travel and work in developing countries for extended periods of time if needed.
• Adaptability to work with a low level of supervision and as a part of a team as needed.
• Experience working in the international development sector.
• Prior experience with USAID contracts and cooperative agreements

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