April 8, 2010 at 11:48 pm #97179
Patty De Anda GatesParticipant
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.
- 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.
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
· 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
understanding of project management methodologies, system development lifecycle
best practices and risk management concepts.
management skills related to planning, organization, team-building, and
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
In order to be considered, please apply via this link: http://bit.ly/ProjectManagerKSC
Library Associates Companies (LAC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
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