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Project Manager - AFRICAP

Job ID: 208622
Location: NAIROBI, Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Project Manager to support AFRICAP for the US State Department.


Note: The place of performance for this position could be in any Anglophone country in sub-Saharan Africa.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shall bear ultimate responsibility for ensuring that all work required under a task order is performed satisfactorily.  

  • Serve as the U.S. government’s primary in-country point of contact for all technical matters pertaining to a task order.  

  • Serves as leader for all staff on a task order, and mentors employees, identifies possible problem areas, priorities and deadlines.  

  • Assures timely delivery of quality work products and services associated with accounting and financial systems, budget control, and financial management functions.  

  • Operates as coach, facilitator and/or negotiator in coordinating team initiatives and in consensus building activities among team members.  

  • Reports to the AF/RSA Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and AF/RSA program office staff  and provides updates on project activities, and is responsible for compiling data deliverables for submission to the appropriate U.S. government entities. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of related experience; OR Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience.
  • US citizen with the ability to pass a government background check.
  • 2 years of directly related project manager experience relevant to task order requirements and program objectives.
  • Directly related experience operating and living in areas with limited life cycle support in hardship conditions. 


Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher.
  • Prior military experience.
  • Directly related experience in sub-Saharan Africa


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