Project Coordinator - The QED Group


Organization Information

The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. In 2013, QED celebrated 15 Years of Impact.

Location - 1820 N. Ft Myer Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209

Job Description

The Project Coordinator (PC) supports the implementation of international and domestic monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and knowledge management & learning (KML) contracts.  The PC will be assigned a portfolio of contracts including but not limited to the USAID/Uganda called the Monitoring, Evaluating, and Learning Program, or “The Learning Contract.”  The Project Coordinator will report to QED’s Practice Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Backstop project operations, including financial administration, contract administration, logistics, human resources, and security if necessary.

  • Coordinate with QED’s human resources, contracts, finance, and information technology teams to resolve questions from the field office.

  • Reconcile monthly field financial reports.

  • Help the field office recruit and mobilize short- and long-term expatriate and local personnel overseas.

  • Prepare and coordinate travel and logistics for QED staff and consultants.

  • Assist with the financial aspects of the project including assisting with the budget, reviewing monthly project costs, coordinating invoices, and ensuring the timely submission of timesheets and vendor/subcontractor invoices.

  • Assist field and home office with contractual reporting requirements.

  • Assist with the preparation, review, and modification of relevant consulting agreements, purchase orders, subcontracts, and other documents.

  • Ensure project compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Serve as a liaison between the field office staff and QED’s home office.

  • Ensure necessary travel authorization documents—International Travel Approvals, emergency locator forms, country clearances, etc.—are requested, processed and approved.

  • Assist QED contracts team with the preparation of items such as approval letters and other contractual notifications to the Office of Assistance.

  • Coordinate with field staff to ensure the development of high quality deliverables;

  • Possible international travel may be required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Experience with financial management, budgets, and field reports.

  • Strong spreadsheet skills.

  • Interest in M&E and learning programs;

  • Interest in implementation of USAID collaboration, learning, and adapting (CLA) techniques;

  • A working knowledge of how USAID operates, and the relationship between overseas Missions and USAID/Washington;

  • General knowledge and understanding of USG and USAID policies, procedures, and regulations;

  • Strong team player, flexible, and able to work with minimal supervision;

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Mastery of word processing, spreadsheets, database use, and presentation software (Microsoft Office); and experience with using and researching the Internet.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field required, Master’s Degree in a relevant field preferred.

How To Apply:

To apply to this position please click the "Apply Now" link and follow the application instructions below.

  • Attach your current CV/resume and cover letter.

  • Download and complete the attached 1420 biodata sheet and Voluntary Self-ID Form.

  • Attach the completed 1420 and Self ID form to your application under 'supporting documents.'

  • Submit Application

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Applications submitted by other means will not be considered. Please note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Accessibility Notice: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: Recruitment@QEDGroupLLC.com

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D

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