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Project Director of Campos de Esperanza


Project Director of Campos de Esperanza


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in international development, or related field

  • Minimum of five years of experience in project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreement and/or contract requirements (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports), preferably in Mexico.

  • Ability to maintain working relationships with all project stakeholders, including public, private, and civil society partners (including trade unions) and effectively build partnerships between them.

  • Experience in a leadership role in implementing projects relevant to this solicitation.

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

  • Fluency in English and Spanish.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establish leadership, technical oversight, and personal credibility and implement and maintain clearly understood chain of authority and accountability

  • Oversee project implementation, ensuring that all program and partner goals are met through proper design, technical support, planning, and roll-out; monitor field implementation areas

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Liaise with USDOL Program Manager, Government of Mexico and private sector officials at national, provincial and district levels, local communities, and with other organizations as appropriate.

  • Oversee project administrative processes, including staffing, procurement, reporting, sub granting, and finances

  • Organize and direct the work of local staff and short-term advisors. Provide supervision, training and performance appraisals Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement

  • Submit timely accurate and professional program reports that meet donor requirements

  • Manage project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donor

  • Ensure compliance of project and project sub-grantees to USDOL Management Project Guidelines and USG regulations