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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. All people, no matter where their starting point in life, should have an equal chance to succeed. We believe that with access to education, financial services, and skills training, people can have that chance.
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    Lead, Impact Measurement and Evaluation Project Manager


    • Translate impact measurement and evaluation technical study designs/guidance notes into project plans and timelines.
    • Collaborate with technical experts (IPOs and Consultants) to ensure that project activities align with best practices and industry standards.
    • Support the development of relevant reports, presentations, talking points, and key messages for upper management interactions.
    • Collaborate with Country Impact Leads to monitor the operational execution of the impact measurement and evaluation processes.
    • Identify and mitigate risks and issues that may impact project timelines and deliverables.
    • Develop and maintain project documentation, including project plans, status reports, and other project-related materials.
    • Facilitate impact measurement and evaluation project meetings and workshops to gather input, drive consensus, and make decisions.
    • Provide logistical support to the Director of Impact Measurement and Director of Impact & Outcome Evaluation to identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency.
    • within the impact measurement and evaluation workstreams.
    • Ensure proper knowledge transfer to stakeholders and team members.
    • Monitor and manage the workstream budgets, including liaising with business partners and finance leads to ensure accuracy and timely reporting.
    • Support the development, and maintain project documentation, including Terms of Reference, Scope of Work, budgets, and timeline documents for consultancies; manage contracting and payments.
    • Track project activities, deliverables, and milestones using project management software, and proactively identify and resolve potential issues and delays.
    • Provide logistical support to the Director of Impact Measurement and Director of Impact & Outcome Evaluation to improve their efficiency and productivity, including scheduling appointments, booking travel, and managing correspondence.
    • Stay appraised of the Foundation's impact measurement and evaluation practices and suggest improvements to strengthen project management of the workstreams and the wider impact work, where necessary.
    • Engage with other project managers within the Foundation for sharing of best practices.

    Who You Are

    • PMI certified with a university degree, preferably in business administration or a related field; master’s degree is an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 7 - 9 years of proven success in leading and managing complex projects in an official PM capacity, utilizing PM methodologies for planning, risk management, and reporting.
    • Understanding of online Project Management tools such as Asana, Monday, or others.
    • Command of MS Office suite and ability to use different tools to work more efficiently and effectively.
    • Preferably, experience with impact, evaluation, and measurement projects/programs.
    • Experience working with Foundations, donors, development organizations, or large impact measurement and evaluation organizations.
    • Experience working online with teams dispersed across a wide geography and different time zones.
    • Experience in managing budgets, developing project plans and timelines and reports to senior management.
    • Work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to manage and execute projects.
    • Working knowledge of various impact measurement and evaluation technical and operational processes.
    • Ability to speak French is an added advantage and able to travel up to 40%.
    • Ability to promote collaboration by supporting team unity, aligning to common data goals, and facilitating collaborative behavior.
    • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
    • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
    • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

    Method of Application

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