Project Manager (Team Leader)

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 23 May 2019

Job Description


A minimum of post-graduate degree (Master’s Degree) in Economics, Project Management, Business,

Finance, Agricultural Economics, or related field from a recognized institution.


  • Have a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in project management, with at least 5 years of those related to agriculture, rural development and medium sized enterprises development.
  • Have experience in management of grants funded by International Funding Agencies and facilitating the transfer of knowledge to increase productivity and value addition
  • Good understanding of rural economics and market demand opportunities
  • Experience working with domestic and foreign private sector actors and investors along agriculture value chains;
  • Knowledge of grant financial management;
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in spoken English and ability to prepare high quality reports and presentations in English is required.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to work in a team-oriented, dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Proven track record in working effectively within multi-disciplinary teams, recognize the value of sharing ideas, knowledge and information with others and takes personal responsibility for doing so;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, communication skills, training experience, ability to identify and resolve policy and operational constraints;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently, or under minimum supervision;
  • A commitment to supporting counterpart staff to achieve the outcomes and objectives of the project.

About the Organization

The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG) is a global solutions leader providing meaningful impact and sustainable solutions to development efforts affecting the lives of ordinary people. We are a veteran-owned business with over 30 years of international development program experience. TMG has performed highly successful, long-term contracts for US government clients such as USAID and National Institutes of Health (NIH) in supporting their various projects in multiple countries on 6 continents throughout the world. Many of those projects have been in Africa, where TMG has worked in 38 of its countries and currently has offices in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Ethiopia. Through these projects, TMG has gained broad, multi-sector experience in managing more than 100 US government contracts. We work with a large group of highly qualified experts whose specialized skills provide expertise to perform services in various technical areas, logistical management, financial management, administration, project management, MIS services, capacity building, training, and other sectors.

TMG has been a leading contractor in assisting the US National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and other domestic and international agencies with their important international biomedical research efforts to find cures for such human scourges as Malaria, AIDS and Ebola. TMG has also assisted USAID in successfully performing major contracts implementing its international development programs in such functional areas as Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Training, Health Services, Countering Violent Extremism, Disaster Management, Agriculture and Food Security, and Outreach and Communications.

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