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Project Manager, LAC Region

Management Systems International, Inc.
Arlington, VA 22201
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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:

MSI is recruiting a Project Manager to handle operational, financial, contractual, and administrative management of USAID field and other potential USG projects in the Latin American region, and potentially provide proposal support.

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.**

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will support the management of all contractual, financial, and logistical aspects of the project. The Project Manager will provide critical support to ensure that program activities are completed correctly and in a timely manner. They will possess knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience to use independent judgment in the performance of their duties and be capable of carrying out work with little guidance or supervision. This position will report to the Senior Project Manager.


  • Manage project finances (including level of effort usage) and approval requirements, track incoming costs, project future expenditures, and prepare financial reports.
  • Track and ensure on-time completion of client deliverables and other tasks across multiple ongoing activities.
  • Coordinate contractual and financial matters for the project, including managing subcontractors.
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, and onboarding of short-term technical consultants and local staff.
  • Coordinate logistics and travel for home office employees and short-term technical consultants.
  • Collaborate with the full MSI project team, including the Technical Director, Technical Manager, and Senior Project Manager, to ensure timely, high quality deliverables, including but not limited to evaluation reports, design proposals, and presentations.
  • Participate in the formatting and editing of deliverables, ensuring USAID branding and high-quality visuals are incorporated.
  • Support technical work as required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience required.
  • Excellent budgeting and financial management skills preferred.
  • Familiarity with FAR and USAID regulations strongly preferred.
  • Experience in recruiting and hiring preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Fluency in Spanish or French preferred.
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 email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with "Reasonable Accommodations" in the title. 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.

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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