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The Field Program Manager (FPM) plays a key role in supporting the Chief of Party (COP) to effectively manage and implement a small grant funded USAID/OTI program in Sudan. The FPM’s responsibilities may include oversight of Transition Activities Pool (TAP) programming and procurement; financial management for grants and subcontracts; and Task Order start-up and close-out.
The FPM is responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID rules and regulations and coordinating with the Contractor’s Home Office on all compliance issues, seeking legal and policy guidance on any applicable restrictions. The FPM will be expected to have a good grasp of the programmatic aspects of the project and be prepared to step in as needed to support the COP and other program staff in activity development aspects while staying apprised of the evolution of the local political, legal, and economic situation and on how to continuously adapt the program.
- The FPM, in conjunction with the COP, will oversee activity development, including supervising and mentoring a team to develop complex activities in a highly scrutinized transition environment.
- Assist the COP in providing oversight of grant activities, including supervision of the program staff, ensuring appropriate grant design, ensuring that procedures are established and complied with for grant development, grant worthiness, grant implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and grant closing.
- In collaboration with local staff in-country, identify program opportunities and potential local partners and provide timely analysis of political and security developments.
- Under the guidance of the COP, OTI/CR, and OTI/DCR, contribute to the design and implementation of the M&E system at the activity and program levels and for ensuring that all programming is properly monitored and evaluated.
- Work with the COP, Operations Manager, and other staff to improve implementation processes throughout the program.
- In conjunction with the COP, develop familiarity with, and maintain daily usage of, the
- OTI Activity Database, and ultimately is responsible for ensuring that the relevant staff use, maintain, and upload weekly the Activity Database, and that data is consistent and complete with current programming.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in related field, including International Relations, Political Science, Government, Business, International Development, or relevant work experience required. A minimum of 4-7 years direct USAID project management and support experience, responsible for overseeing project implementation and business development initiatives; a minimum of 1-year supervisory experience
Master’s degree in related field, including International Relations, Political Science, Government, Business, International Development, or relevant work experience required. A minimum of 3-5 years direct USAID project management and support experience, responsible for overseeing project implementation and business development initiatives; a minimum of 1-year supervisory experience
- Applicants should have related and/or relevant experience working on donor-funded projects.
- Experience working in developing countries is required.
- The candidate should be fluent in the Contractor and USAID’s policies and procedures in regard to human resources, financial management, financial reporting, and procurement processes, systems, and grants management.
- Strong written and oral communication and analytical skills.
- Experience with grants management, including in-kind and fixed amount awards
- Financial management experience, including budgeting; financial management (tracking, reporting and accounting); and procurement.
- Experience with procurement, including oversight of local and international subcontract mechanisms.
- Complete fluency in written and oral English.
Highly Desired Qualifications
- The following are highly desired but not required:
- Experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role with demonstrated supervisory experience.
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing program start-up under limited time constraints.
- Experience working in Sudan.
- Experience working in countries in the Middle East or North Africa undergoing transition.
- Experience with remote management in transition environments.
- Demonstrated conversational Arabic skills.
What we Value:
- Autonomy and proactivity around driving work to completion in the face of ambiguity and challenges;
- We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities;
- We value individuals who are team players and interact positively with colleagues and clients;
- Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems individually and as part of a team, while respecting individual team members’ roles, strengths, and communication styles;
- Strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to perform effectively within tight deadlines
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DT Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.