The Project Management Specialist serves as part of a four-person technical team that manages development activities funded by USAID/Belarus, including their planning, budgeting, documentation and evaluation. In collaboration with the Belarus Country Program Officer and other senior technical staff, develops the overall activity strategy, defines objectives and desired results, and prepares resource requests. The Project Management Specialist takes the lead with monitoring and evaluation of activity results against the country strategy. Under the direction of the Country Program Officer, the Project Management Specialist gives guidance to USAID activities operating in Belarus, as identified by the Country Program Officer.
a) Education: A graduate degree from an accredited university in social sciences, education administration is required. In addition, an MBA degree is highly desirable.
b) Work Experience: Five to seven years of increasing responsibility in administration of social, economic, and/or business education and training projects. Increasing responsibility in program management, preferably in the private sector or international donor agencies is required.
c) Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluency) in written and spoken Russian and English required. Working knowledge of Belarusian desired.
The full version of this Announcement is accessible at http://belarus.usaid.gov/emp.shtml
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday, February 7, 2011 at 6:00 PM Minsk time, by e-mail attachment only to kyv20-2010@usaid.gov.