Friday, June 17, 2016

Vacancy - Project Director

Job Description
Founded in 1985, Cowater International Inc. has built a global reputation for excellence in the world of management consulting in international development.  Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with experience in more than 65 countries, Cowater has established itself as Canada's leading management consulting firm in international development. 
Cowater is currently recruiting a Project Manager for an upcoming project. Candidates must be fluent in English. The successful candidate will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia for a term of 7 years. 
This posting is best suited for individuals already based in Southeast Asia.
The project is responsible for the identification and deployment of technical assistance to respond to requests from partner developing countries in the Asia Pacific region. This technical assistance will contribute to reducing poverty in Asia Pacific developing countries through support to the enabling environment for pro-poor trade and investment-related economic activities. 

The Project Manager will:
·       Maintain technical oversight of contracted technical assistance expertise in a multitude of developing countries from the project office in Southeast Asia;
·       Liaise, negotiate and coordinate activities with multilateral stakeholders and partners such as regional institutions,  Asia  Pacific  national  and  sub-national  governments,  private  sector,  and  civil  society entities; and
·       Collect,   analyze   and   synthesize   results   and   ensure   reporting   and   results-based   management requirements are met.
Required Qualifications
·       Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, Development, or related field
·       Minimum of 5 years of experience managing large and complex (5 million+, 3+ years) international development projects
·       Experience with project financial management and oversight
·       Experience managing multi-country projects
·       Experience monitoring and reporting on international development projects
All applications are to be submitted through our job-board by searching for the “Field Project Manager” posting, or, directly, at The Closing date for applicants is July 5, 2016. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be assessed as they are received.
We thank all applicants, however only those making the shortlist will be contacted.

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