Senior Associate or Project Manager, Finance and Reporting

Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), UC Berkeley

About the organization

CEGA is a West Coast hub for research on global development, with a network of 120+ academic researchers extending across the University of California, Stanford University, and the University of Washington. Our faculty affiliates design and test solutions for the problems of poverty, generating actionable evidence for policy-makers in low-and middle-income countries. Through careful matchmaking, competitive grant-making, and research dissemination activities, CEGA ensures that the scientific evidence we produce improves the lives of people living in poverty.

CEGA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion –please read our values statement here:


CEGA seeks a motivated Senior Associate or Project Manager to work closely with the Director of Operations in support of the Center’s operations. This is a challenging opportunity for professionals who are interested in research administration and global development; have a strong desire to use and deepen skills in project management, reporting and evaluation, and systems that advance financial planning and knowledge sharing; and are energized to contribute to the long-term success of a dynamic organization.

The Senior Associate or Project Manager will serve as the administrative engine for CEGA research and training programs. S/he will actively liaise with UC Berkeley Campus SHARE—the University’s finance and administration division—on behalf of CEGA regarding purchasing, reimbursements, finance, subawards and grants. The incumbent will also manage center-wide information systems and reporting, and contribute to operations strategy and process improvements. The Senior Associate or Project Manager is someone who is adept at analyzing complex, often interdependent variables and leveraging a wide range of practices to bolster and streamline CEGA operations. See our website for Responsibilities details:


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Please note this position is not eligible for US visa sponsorship, though foreign nationals with permission to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

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