IRS24133 VACS Capacity Project Lead, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007868
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

General Project Management.

Coordinate a large team including sub-contractors, sub grantees, staff, consultants, Hubs, scholars and professionals.
Work with different stakeholders in project implementation
Ensure timely delivery of all relevant deliverables according to the project workplans and oversee financial management as per USAID and CIMMYT policies
Liaise with donor, project partners, and stakeholders, and respond to their requests as necessary, attend quarterly donor meetings
Develop progress reports, backstop weekly highlights, and coordinate their timely submissions.
Lead the development of annual work plans and oversee project procurement and Monitoring evaluation and Learning.
Build, develop, negotiate and nurture partnerships with suppliers, public and private sector organizations, CGIAR Centers, academia, and others
Develop suitable contracting documents in collaboration with CIMMYT’s legal team and ensure timely and effective implementation of partnering agreements such as subgrants and consultancies.
Prepare, attend, and coordinate field visits for partners and donors and organize workshops, trainings, and field meetings.
Be the main point of contact for donors in the VACS Capacity Activity.

Required skills

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