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Senior Program Manager, Mozambique

Project Management
International Development Group
190L4 Requisition #
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  • At least five (5) years of experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role, preferably with some demonstrated supervisory experience;

  • Experience with a donor, Contractor, or INGO managing an office or program is required;

  • Relevant experience working in developing countries is required, preferably in a fragile or transitional state environment;

  • Demonstrate capacity to understand and analyze national, regional, and local politics and the creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants that relate to current political events.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, concepts, practices, methods, relevant to addressing challenges in northern Mozambique, such as extractive industry policy, decentralization, community development, political participation, conflict and change management, countering violent extremism, violence prevention, etc

  • Experience working on complex, high-speed and challenging field operations in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with or experience in community participation-type projects or those that are political in focus.

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the Mozambican historical, economic and political context, including specific issues in northern Mozambique.

  • Experience in engaging and establishing rapport with host country government officials at national and local levels.

  • Proficiency in Portuguese is required. English language proficiency is required, fluency in desired.

  • Proficiency with one or more local languages spoken in northern Mozambique, which include Kiswahili, Kimwani, Makonde, and Makhua, is also highly desired.

Position is contingent upon award and funding.


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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

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