• 19067- Project Coordinator

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2018 4:30 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Program Operations
  • Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Project Coordinator at our Washington, DC office. The job holder manages and facilitates administration and financial monitoring of agreements for the program or region. Provides administrative technical assistance to program staff and others in managing their sub-agreement requirements, which may include grantees and/or field offices.  Works to ensure financial and administrative information is well-organized, deadlines are met, and problems or inconsistencies are raised and addressed.

    Responsibilities

    • Supports, prepares and monitors agreements for grantees and consultants. Drafts agreements, monitors compliance with agreement terms, ensures agreements and payments are processed in a timely manner and in accordance with WWF policy and procedures. Prepares documents for approval, secures signatures, and distributes to appropriate parties.
    • Reviews and analyzes sub-recipient’s financial reports to ensure compliance by sub-recipients with WWF-US and/or Prime Donor reporting requirements.
    • In coordination with the Program Administrator, works with the sub-recipient in resolving problematic issues.
    • Develops proficiency using the WWF sub-agreements portal. Maintains information and files pertaining to agreements. Regularly monitors on-going compliance with WWF reporting requirements and individual reporting deadlines. Ensures all project reports are acknowledged and routed to appropriate individuals for review.
    • Provides support to the management and coordination of day-to-day administrative operations and special projects. Identifies, coordinates and expedites the communication of information and issues both interdepartmentally and intra departmentally, as well as externally with NGOs, NOs, and field offices as appropriate.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree plus two years of relevant work experience. Applicants without a bachelor’s degree must have a minimum of six years of relevant work experience.
    • Knowledge of budgeting and familiarity with U.S. Government-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Familiarity working with agreements and financial reporting is a plus
    • Previous experience working with NGOs or nonprofits is a plus
    • Organizational, quantitative and analytical skills
    • Attention to detail is essential
    • Ability to prioritize and work accurately under time constraints
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is a must. The person in this role will be communicating with staff from different departments, and possibly staff in our field offices
    • Takes initiative and completes work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
    • Able to follow-up with colleagues on pending items in order to meet deadlines for deliverables
    • Demonstrated ability to use word processing, database and spreadsheet software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

     

    To Apply:

    • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page,  Requisition #19067
    • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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