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Associate, Project Delivery

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Making Cents
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Washington, DC
New
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Published 19 days ago

Making Cents International seeks an Associate, Project Delivery to directly support the implementation of our projects. Your strong communications and writing skills will support international development activities funded by a variety of clients, to advance the social and economic wellbeing of youth and adults around hte world. In this role, you will directly contribute to the implementation of projects in one or more of Making Cents core practice areas, including youth development, women's empowerment, agriculture and food security, entrepreneurship and enterprise development, financial inclusion, M&E, research, and learning, and workforce development. You will leverage your comfort and facility with numbers to support Project Officers in project financial management. You will use your excellent project management skills to develop new or refine existing project management tools and approaches. Success in this role requires a proactive individual who enjoys working on multiple projects and continually applying learning to improve Making Cents’ overall project management.

Your Principal Duties will include:

  • Assisting with budget monitoring and personnel time usage to effectively manage project resources.
  • Assisting with reporting for compliance with client and company regulations.
  • Processing invoices, subcontractors’ costs, expense reports, and other project-based expenses.
  • Coordinating logistics for project personnel including organizing travel arrangements and processing timesheets, expense reports, and invoices.
  • Drafting consultant and subcontractor agreements and modifications.
  • Assisting in maintaining project documentation including files, deliverables, and reports.
  • Supporting logistics for project-based meetings, events, and webinars.
  • Drafting documents for Project Officers’ review, including budgets, client approval documents, periodic reports, and other project-based materials.
  • Supporting Project Officers with vendor and consultant procurement and management.
  • Expanding professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributing to corporate strategy implementation through active participation in team initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum one year relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated facility with budgeting and expenditure tracking
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship

Our ideal candidates are:

  • Excellent writers and verbal communicators
  • Results-oriented, entrepreneurial, and driven to innovate in a flexible environment
  • Meticulously focused on details, organization, and meeting deadlines
  • Resourceful problem-solvers with the ability to take initiative to learn new skills
  • Perceptive and adaptable
  • Interested in international development
  • Proficient in one or more languages other than English, with a preference for French, Spanish, or Arabic

Working Conditions

Full-time telework until the company's Washington, DC office reopens for regular business; thereafter regular office environment. Ability and willingness to travel and work abroad. Travel up to 10% may be required.

Making Cents International seeks an Associate, Project Delivery to directly support the implementation of our projects. Your strong communications and writing skills will support international development activities funded by a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Ten paid holidays per year (six Federal holidays and four floating holidays to be used on days of each employee’s choice)
  • A choice of over 40 health plans offered to fit employee’s specific requirements
  • Vision and dental coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent care)
  • 401k retirement plan with company matching contribution
  • Company-paid life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for employees and eligible dependents
  • Company-paid short- and long-term disability coverage
  • We are committed to the professional development of our staff and provide an environment where they are encouraged to acquire new skills and enhance their knowledge. We deliver internal trainings by in-house and external experts to all staff on a range of relevant topics. Regular employees are eligible for personal professional development funds each calendar year. Field office employees also have access to training funds to support local capacity development.


Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Ten paid holidays per year (six Federal holidays and four floating holidays to be used on days of each employee’s choice)
  • A choice of over 40 health…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in one or more languages other than English, with a preference for French, Spanish, or Arabic preferred

Proficient in one or more languages other than English, with a preference for French, Spanish, or Arabic preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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