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London, United Kingdom
JOB #R2101374

Project Manager - International Development

ICF is a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to governments and commercial clients in the United Kingdom, Europe and globally. Since 1969, we have combined a passion for our work with deep industry expertise to tackle our clients' most important challenges. We cover the entire policy, programme and project lifecycle and address a wide range of policy areas, including justice, home affairs, employment, education and training, gender equality, and social inclusion and protection. With more than 6,000 employees, we serve government and commercial clients from more than 70 offices worldwide.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support planning resources and coordinating activities on ongoing projects, and ensure compliance with client’s requirements

  • Support the monitoring of project implementation and timely submission of deliverables

  • Apply tools to forecast revenue and margins and to monitor project performance

  • Contribute to keep an up-to-date risk register for projects, and follow up to ensure identified mitigating strategies are put in place, including monthly updating of project tracker for relevant projects

  • Liaise with ICF Contracts team for contract related issue with main client and with subcontractors

  • Ensure compliance with ICF rules and guidance (including GDPR)

  • Maintain relationship with clients, sub-contractors, and associates on ongoing projects

  • Liaise with financial controller and Finance team to ensure timely and accurate invoicing and collection

Basic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in a related discipline

  • 5 years of relevant experience, in management of large and complex projects in the context of international development

  • Working experience on EuropeAid, or other donor programs highly preferable

  • Project Management Certificate and/or Association to PM bodies preferable

  • Good commercial sense, with awareness of the business aspects of operating as a consultancy

  • Experience of working in a developing country is an advantage but not essential

  • Experience in one of the following fields would be an asset: urban development, resilience, climate change, governance, grant making

  • Excellent standards of written and spoken English

Personal Qualities:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to adjust actions in response to changes in priorities

  • Flexibility and willingness to provide support when it is required

  • Resilience and ability to work within short timescales

  • Be a team player

  • Able to work in a multi-stakeholder environment

  • Goal oriented and able to manage own time

  • Analytical and financial as well as planning and organizational skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Solid personal computer skills (Microsoft applications)

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

London Riverscape (GB75)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
LEARN MORE ABOUT ICF

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.