NCBA CLUSA seeks Project Director (PD) candidates for upcoming European funded rainforest livelihoods project in the Amazonian regions of Peru.
The purpose of the project will be to build sustainable livelihoods around viable value chains, and capacity for : (1) natural resource management, and (2) rainforest governance (both at the community and local public sector level) among local communities indigenous to that region in order to prevent / mitigate deforestation, environmental degradation, and population flight in the Amazonian regions of Peru.
The PD is responsible for the management of all project activities. The PD will need to coordinate with the donor / client representatives, public and private sector stakeholders, and other partners in the target region.
Anticipated start date is August-October 2020.
Responsible for all aspects of the project, including technical, administrative, management and operational.
Guide and oversee technical delivery in all components of the project, including managing the performance and outputs of component leads, as well as administrative compliance with internal as well as external controls and obligations.
Serve as the primary point of contact with the donor / client.
Responsible for coordinating and otherwise communicating with the donor / client for timely submission of all written reports and other deliverables, and for ensuring quality control and overall responsiveness to meeting the objectives of the program.
Serve as leader in a project unit, mentoring individuals, and collaborating closely with other management staff for effective supervision of at least one complex project.
The individual will negotiate and collaborate with host government officials, other donor activities, local organizations, private sector representatives, local community leaders, and other stakeholders.
Manage contracts and internal controls, monitor project progress and the achievement of results, and meet all contract deadlines including reporting requirements and therefore experience in these areas must be reflected in the candidate’s work history.