Project Manager – Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) – ODI

Job description:
ODI is a leading member of the £50 million Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), a flagship project designed to support developing country decision-makers and those influencing them to tackle challenges of climate change.
The Project Manager is plays a key role in ODI’s CDKN unit to ensure the smooth management of work plans, budgets and partnerships. The successful applicant will devise management tools for the achievement of CDKN’s activities and to work with ODI’s CDKN Output Directors and Head of Unit to secure the highest quality contributions from ODI to CDKN.
The successful candidate will have:

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o a masters degree in a relevant discipline
o experience of donor narrative and financial reporting
o strong experience of financial management systems and procedures
o substantial experience of project development and administration within a development environment
o experience of working with multi-partner projects, including with partners spread geographically
o experience of research management, including supporting the full research project cycle
o high level IT skills
o outstanding multi-tasking skills in a high pressure environment
o exceptional planning and execution skills
o ability to work to own initiative with minimum supervision

Additional information
  • Date Posted: March 15, 2011
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Status: Sourcing
  • Compensation: £30,749 – £35,645 per annum (pro rata’d accordingly)
  • Deadline: 2011-03-15
Contact Information:

Apply online at http://apps.odi.org.uk/online_apps/default.aspx.

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