Project Director

Delhi, India
Apply by 15 June 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 5 June 2018

Job Description

GoodWeave International is seeking a Project Director for a potential upcoming US Department of Labor-funded project in India. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreements and/or contract requirements. Experience managing US Government grants a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and oversight related to child labor and forced labor in supply chains.
  • Liaise routinely with the donor on project planning, contract and budgeting issues and other high level client management issues.
  • Manage direct reports and coordinate with local partner staff.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for project partners.
  • Oversee all planning, logistics and budgets.
  • Serve as the public face of the project at outside meetings, conferences and other events.

Requirements:

  • Experience establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations, including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports to donor agencies.
  • Proven success serving in a leadership role for a project addressing issues of child labor and/or forced labor.
  • Maintains working relationships with all project stakeholders, and engages in coalition building and public-private partnership promotion.
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or law or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree reflecting expertise in labor law, public policy, sociology, business administration, and project management.
  • Position based in Delhi with frequent travel to regional offices and occasional international travel.
  • Fluency in English required.

Salary commensurate with background and experience. Please include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2018.

About the Organization

GoodWeave International an award-winning team of business-minded experts and advocates for social change dedicated to ending child labor, forced labor, and bonded labor in global supply chains. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with local affiliates in India, Nepal, and Afghanistan, GoodWeave inspects and monitors supply chains, provides essential services to victims of labor exploitation, and engages consumers to build a market for responsibly-made products.

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