Project Operations Coordinator

QED Group

About the organization

QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

Duties

Support long-term and short-term staff overseas.
Be primarily responsible for field operations of evaluation teams, including travel logistics, consultant and subcontractor invoices, and travel expenses.
Draft and edit program reports for donors and clients, as needed.
Develop activity budgets and oversee financial management of project budgets; including creating budget forecasting and projections, tracking invoices and project finances.
Review monthly project expenditures and send invoices to clients.
Track and ensure timely submission of all deliverables, including in the assistance of reviewing, editing and finalizing all deliverables for submissions to client.
Draft contracts for consultants, subcontractors, and service providers. Serve as primary reference point for contracting questions.
Lead the internal approval process for contracts for services and procurement for the assigned project.
Review basic legal issues for employment and procurement.
Ensure administrative and financial compliance with USG regulations, including regular review of the USAID ADS, FAR, AIDAR to ensure compliance.
Ensure project MEL plans developed and submitted.
Participate in evaluation quality assurance as assigned.
Assist with development of PMPs, program indicators, and other measurements.
Deliver any technical tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, required; Master’s Degree in international development or relevant field preferred.
Prefer 2-4 years performing program operations for USAID and other donor-funded projects.
Knowledge in acquisition mechanisms, USAID ADS, FAR, AIDAR and other USG international regulations.
Detail-oriented, experience developing/managing program budgets.
Can-do attitude able to think creatively to find solutions and balance numerous projects simultaneously.
Required interest in MEL, qualitative and quantitative research methods, Global Health, or organizational learning.
Willingness to travel to post-conflict environments.
English required; knowledge of additional languages, is a plus.

Salary

$45,000-$55,000 based on experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:
Complete the online application.
Attach your resume/CV.
Click on this link to complete a USAID Biodata/1420 form, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application (leave the info in pink blank).
You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
Submit your application, resume/CV, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

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