Vacancy – Project Director


Job Description
Founded
in 1985, Cowater International Inc. has built a global reputation for
excellence in the world of management consulting in international

development.  Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with experience in more
than 65 countries, Cowater has established itself as Canada’s leading
management consulting firm in international development. 
 
Cowater
is currently recruiting a Project Manager for an upcoming project. Candidates
must be fluent in English. The successful candidate will be based in
Jakarta, Indonesia for a term of 7 years. 
 
This
posting is best suited for individuals already based in Southeast Asia.
 
The
project is responsible for the identification and deployment of technical
assistance to respond to requests from partner developing countries in the Asia
Pacific region. This technical assistance will contribute to reducing poverty
in Asia Pacific developing countries through support to the enabling
environment for pro-poor trade and investment-related economic activities.  The Project Manager will:
·       Maintain technical
oversight of contracted technical assistance expertise in a multitude of
developing countries from the project office in Southeast Asia;
·       Liaise, negotiate and
coordinate activities with multilateral stakeholders and partners such as
regional institutions,  Asia  Pacific 
national  and  sub-national 
governments,  private  sector, 
and  civil  society entities; and
·       Collect,   analyze  
and   synthesize   results  
and   ensure   reporting  
and   results-based   management requirements are met.
 
Required Qualifications
·       Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, Development,
or related field
·       Minimum of 5 years of experience managing large and
complex (5 million+, 3+ years) international development projects
·       Experience with project financial management and
oversight
·       Experience managing multi-country projects
·       Experience monitoring and reporting on international
development projects
 
 
All applications are to be
submitted through our job-board http://www.cowater.com/job-listings/ by searching for the “Field Project Manager” posting, or, directly, at https://cowater.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1184&iframe=1. The Closing date for applicants is July 5, 2016. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon
as possible. Applications will be assessed as they are received.
 
We thank all applicants, however only those making
the shortlist will be contacted.

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