International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Location: Asia Regional Office (ARO), New Delhi
Last Date: February 25, 2011
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Reference:
International Center for Research on Women
degree or higher in a relevant field in the social sciences, public
policy, public administration.
years, with at least 3 years of project management experience.
Superb project management skills: must be able to “keep
the trains running on time.”
Excellent relationship management skills vis a vis
donors and partners. Able to speak with authority but within the
bounds of ICRW’s and the PD’s institutional perspective.
Excellent people management skills vis a vis staff and
consultants. Able to convey PD’s priorities and needs effectively and
make the team feel valued and supported.
Must be a team player with the ability to work
independently and under pressure, as well as to contribute to team
members’ work at short notice.
Sense of confidence and comfort level with guiding
donors, partners, team members in diverse locations
High degree of initiative, pro-active responsibility,
and “can do” attitude
Ability to package and communicate complex and technical
information in accessible forms for lay audiences—in both written and
Versatility, flexibility, and adaptability in responding
to projects that are in evolution
Excellent communications skills including: writing,
powerpoint and presentation capabilities.
Specific experience in field research, evaluation
research, survey methodologies and implementation desirable
Monitoring and evaluation training and experience
Understanding of gender and development issues a plus
Experience working with corporate donors or private
sector a plus
Responsibilities and Tasks:
In collaboration with the PD, manage the project team
and ensure effective work and coordination of project staff. Serve as
the PD’s backup and voice: provide direction and input to the project
team in line with the PD’s management and technical priorities
Ensure the quality of project deliverables and their
Develop project workplan, timelines and modifications
in line with project progress and evolution
Manage reporting and responsiveness to the donor and
Provide regular, systematic communications, updates,
and responsiveness to the donors, partners, and DC office team.
Serve as the Asia based project point person only second to the PD
for these key constituents.
Assist project director in staffing, consultant, and
sub-contractor procurement, management, and decisions. Draft job
descriptions, scopes of work, requests for proposals.
Oversee, monitor and maintain the project (or sub
project) budget in compliance with donor requirements.
Prepares reports and workplan submissions to donors.
Ensures the smooth execution of project events and
the guidance of PD and Senior Advisors, help lead conceptual
development and implementation of projects’ research and program
activities and deliverables, including background research and
Produce project-related technical deliverables,
including research briefs, powerpoint presentations, white papers,
M&E guidelines, indicators and frameworks
with the synthesis and framing of research findings and develops
products relevant to a range of audiences
the staff in the provision of technical support to partners in
accessible and well-packaged formats, including conceptual and
program design, research, capacity building, and dissemination of
and contribute to proposal development, additional fundraising, and
offers a collegial and stimulating work environment, challenging
innovative and meaningful development projects and an opportunity to
work with development professionals who are well regarded in their
fields of expertise.
candidates are requested to submit a cover letter stating why you are
suitable for this position and send the resume to
email@example.com with subject line “Project Manager”. The last date
for receiving application for the position is February 25, 2011.