Project Manager for Knowledge Services Center at USAID

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    Patty De Anda Gates
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    LAC seeks a Project Manager will oversee a team of approximately 30 staff responsible for the Knowledge Services Center (KSC) at
    USAID. The
    Knowledge Services Center is composed
    the following four teams: Library & Learning Resource Services, Analytic
    Research Services, Knowledge Management Services and the Development Experience
    Clearinghouse (DEC). The DEC team is
    responsible for the
    continued management of a legacy system while migrating to
    a new digital repository with multiple media types for subsequent use in
    research, analysis and learning.
    The KSC enables professionals at USAID/Washington and in its overseas
    Missions to more effectively share resources and collaborate on solutions to
    meet the Agency’s information and knowledge management requirements.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Project leader and single point of contact on all issues related to the project.
    • Coordinate closely with the Team Leads of each service area to achieve objectives and to meet and
      exceed service standards.
    • Plan and implement high quality projects on schedule and within budget.

    · Strategic
    communications to ensure activities are aligned with the organizations
    direction, to maintain effective relationships across stakeholders and to
    market KSC resources.

    · Responsible for
    coordinating and distribution of the following: Monthly performance reports
    detailing statistics and narrative on accomplishments, contract requests,
    issues, resolutions etc. of the previous month, monthly financial management
    report summarizing expenditures of contract funds.

    · Oversight for all
    system deliverables, adherence to methodology, risk management, and reporting.

    · Coordinate with
    other operating units and vendors to carry out project plans and achieve
    defined milestones.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    · Master’s Degree in
    information management, information science or related degree.

    · Ten or more years
    of experience in project management and managing all aspects of knowledge
    management programs.

    · Detailed
    understanding of project management methodologies, system development lifecycle
    best practices and risk management concepts.

    · Demonstrated
    management skills related to planning, organization, team-building, and
    follow-up.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    To Apply

    In order to be considered, please apply via this link: http://bit.ly/ProjectManagerKSC

    To see all of our open positions please visit http://www.libraryassociates.com

    Library Associates Companies (LAC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative

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