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Project Associate Consultant

Job Order ID:208
Employment Type:Temporary
Web Publication Date:2/7/2019
Job Location:Washington, DC United States

Company Information:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.

 

Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.

 

We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.


Brief Description:

Resonance is seeking candidates for an ongoing 1-year USAID-funded project focused on supporting USAID with project management, performance management, and knowledge management. The Project Associate Consultant will provide direct support to the agency's staff on the development of performance and project management systems, metrics, and milestones that culminate in executive level reports. The Project Associate Consultant will provide support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and routine analytical duties related to project management. S/he will develop and maintain standards around data quality and integrity and the procedures for the regular tracking of data. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC through May 2019.


Responsibilities:

• Maintain a tracking system for project and performance management
• Collect and analyze performance data
• Ensure the quality of data entered into the system
• Work with project managers to gather performance and project data
• Collect and compile data for use in regular and ad hoc reporting on the status of projects from various sources
• Draft communications such as talking points, visuals, and other written products relative to program matters
• Maintains program files
• Collect analytical and statistical data
• Support project managers with logistical tasks in support of project management


Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in a relevant discipline OR Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline plus 1 year of relevant work experience
• Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze large quantitative data sets
• Experience creating written reports and delivering effective presentations
• Ability to work collaboratively with a range stakeholders
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently and effectively within tight deadlines
• Eligibility to work in US


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “Project Associate, MEO Task Order” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. References will not be contacted before alerting candidate. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.