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CCMD Team Project Manager, Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation

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International Development
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21600001663 Requisition #

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

 

Project Summary:

The Department of Defense (DoD) Assessments, Monitoring & Evaluation (AM&E) project is a five-year effort to build a culture of Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation (AM&E) and establish an AM&E program at each GCC within the ODASD Global Partnerships at DoD. The project supports reform of institutional capacity building of partner nations’ ministries of defense with a whole of government approach.

 

**Please note: Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this position**

 

Position Summary:

The CCMD Team Project Manager (CPM) will be based in Stuttgart, Germany and assist in planning and coordinating Significant Security Cooperation Initiative (SSCI) proposals as well as tracking the execution and effectiveness of funded proposals by bringing together varied programs, functional SMEs, and Security Cooperation Officers (SCOs). The CPM will act as the AM&E Fusion Cell (AFC) team lead and apply OSD Policy AM&E guidance, including ensuring all required planning and execution tools and products are completed, coordinated, and delivered on time. The CPM will engage with the OSD Policy, DSCA, and Department security cooperation stakeholders on AM&E planning, implementation, and related issues. The CPM also will manage AFC personnel involved in all aspects of security cooperation activities, organize and assign responsibilities, and oversee the successful completion of all assigned tasks. This position will require the status of forces agreement (SOFA) approval to work in Germany.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as team lead in the development and implementation of security cooperation programs and activities by working across the Department.
  • Ensure quality control and that all required planning and execution tools and products are completed, coordinated, and delivered on time.
  • Serve a leadership role with a team of analysts to ensure they are equipped with the tools needed to do their job and ensure positive team dynamics and teamwork.
  • Collaborate with key interagency and state partners, the broader security cooperation community, stakeholders, and interest groups.
  • Apply OUSD-P issued AM&E guidance, templates, and frameworks.
  • Conduct partnership assessments.
  • Perform pre-activity assessments and program monitoring in conjunction with other support staff, including government employees.
  • Identify gaps in partner nation institutional capacity.
  • Participate with OSD Policy and DSCA in developing, supporting, and progressing security cooperation programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Capacity building of a partner nation's policy/strategy, logistics systems, resource management systems, and human resource management.
  • Develop initiative design documents (IDDs) related to security cooperation activities in a country.
  • Develop and implement logic frameworks, theories of change, and performance indicators.
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Support program management, planning, logistics and administrative requirements, and interagency coordination in the field.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of military or civilian capacity building efforts.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public policy, international affairs, or a related field is required. Master’s degree in related field is preferred.
  • Minimum eight years of experience in project management leading multi-disciplinary teams of analysts, and other personnel, including requirements gathering, design, implementation, and ongoing program management is required. Minimum ten years of experience is preferred.
  • Minimum ten years of experience required in at least one of the following:
    • Planning or implementing security cooperation programs.
    • Applying subject matter expertise in the following functional areas: developing assessment, monitoring, and evaluation strategies; designing tools for data collection such as survey instruments, data collection and reporting tools, analyzing the resultant data using quantitative and qualitative methods, organizational management of programs rooted in evidence, creating data visualization, and maintaining databases.
    • Working on a GCC or other senior-level DoD staff component and demonstrated ability to produce high-level planning documents for senior leaders.
  • Experience implementing change management is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the GCCs security cooperation portfolios and associated planning processes is preferred.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and data collection is desired.
  • Ability to align needed subject matter experts to identified requirements, such as logistics, human resources, capability gap analysis.
  • Ability to align needed subject matter experts to identified requirements, such as logistics, human resources, capability gap analysis is preferred.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.

 

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

 

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

 

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

 

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

 

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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