The Project Manager is responsible for the overall successful implementation of the project within scope, budget and schedule including development of implementation strategies and work plans to ensure that project goals and objectives are met.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all programmatic and financial aspects of assigned projects and serves as principal representative on behalf of the project.
Develops and executes project work plans and schedules, using organizational formats and tools.
Monitors project performance for both Ipas staff and subcontractors against the project. requirements; ensures overall contract compliance with client and Ipas regulations and procedures; updates project performance documentation.
Identifies and tracks project issues and potential risks; determines and executes mitigation strategies, involving project staff and other Ipas management personnel as needed.
Develops solutions to difficult and complex problems not covered by established procedures; proactively recommends improvements to standard practices and processes.
Supports the management of project financial performance targets, leads project financial forecasting and reviews, and analyzes and troubleshoots financial issues.
Ensures completion and dissemination of formal documentation for the project including budgets, monthly financial and progress reports, and other deliverables.
Manages consultant and subcontracting arrangements, including changes in subcontractor
Facilitates the onboarding of new project staff, as well as consultants and subcontractors, as needed.
Supervises and supports the work of team members and consultants and ensures activities are aligned with project goals and Ipas's overall strategic goals.
Documents procedures and systems to facilitate inclusion in proposals.
Coordinates donor reporting process and inputs.
Serves as a liaison to project sponsor and escalates issues in a timely fashion, as needed.
Liaison with consortium EHD partners
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS / SUPPLIERS AS WELL AS THIRD PARTIES:
Serves as the communication director for the project; facilitates communication with the client, project team, government and health officials and local partner organizations; promotes Ipas's work by participating and presenting in conferences, meetings, etc.
Interacts with client (as deemed appropriate by project sponsor) with a focus on customer service and understanding of client expectations and needs, while concurrently manages and prioritizes client requests with contract requirements.
Builds relationships with public and private organizations; identify common goals and partnership opportunities.
Manages relationships with government facilities in reference to program related training, services and overall program implementation.
Provides budgetary, operational, and financial management support to project team members.
Capitalizes on every project assignment as a marketing opportunity by portraying Ipas in the best possible light with internal and external clients, respectively