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Project Director

Washington D.C. (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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The IRC is pursuing a new funding to implement a multi-country last mile immunization initiative in fragile, emergency and refugee settings. The Project Director will have overall responsibility for the overall technical delivery of the program, leading a team of professionals spread across the project’s head office and countries of operation. The Project Director will represent IRC with the donor, partners, local government agencies and other stakeholders; this position will provide technical guidance and oversight to in-country teams responsible for project delivery; and will participate in the design and delivery of the project’s research agenda. The Project Director will coordinate the development, implementation and reporting on detailed work plans and oversee operations. Hire contingent on funding being awarded.


Major Responsibilities:

• Provide strategic and technical leadership and direction, define and implement activities to achieve the greatest impact toward project goals and objectives;

• Provide financial and operational management that optimizes resources through sound budgets, consistent financial tracking, and timely submission of reports;

• Oversee technical direction and project delivery to ensure activities are in line with the performance framework and meet all standard operational policies and procedures;

• Ensure project delivery meets all standard operational policies and procedures;

• Manage relationships with external stakeholders, government agencies and partners, maintaining a high project profile and effective collaboration;

• Support reporting to donor through both formal and informal debriefings, annual and quarterly reports;

• Represent the project and the organization in public, as assigned, and support the distribution of information about project achievements and lesson learned;

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