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Junior Project Executive

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Last update: May 17, 2022 Last update: May 17, 2022

Details

Deadline: Jun 5, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: UK UK
Organization: Landell Mills Ltd. (LML)
Sectors: Programme & Resource Management Programme & Resource Management
Job type: Permanent position
Languages:
English, French English, French
Work experience: <1
Date posted: May 16, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible

Attachments

JPE May 2022.docx

May 16, 2022

Description

Duties and responsibilities

 Identify and follow up new business opportunities:

–          Position the company for future work through identifying prospects online (on client websites), as well as through client contact, country visits, capitalising on ongoing work and networking with donors, consultants and partners. Inform senior staff how we should market and promote ourselves to best set us up for the business opportunity. Liaise with the marketing division on the preparation of relevant marketing materials such as factsheets…etc.

 Prepare expressions of interest and tender proposals (in English and French) for commercially viable project opportunities:

–          Prepare expressions of interest according to client templates. Contact and liaise with potential consortium partners for opportunities. This may require fact-finding (on-line and through networking and research in the field) to understand the needs of new contracts and to set-up partnerships with local companies or other international firms.

–          Search for experts who can work on specific opportunities (as per project terms of reference) using Landell Mills’ internal database, LinkedIn, other recruitment sites and networking.

–          Assist in the preparation of technical and financial content of tender proposals. Preparation of technical proposals requires an analytical mind-set – assessing the needs of the project and context; identifying an evidence-base to justify proposed interventions including assessing the theory of change; and based on the market research, developing a proposal outlining the work plan and costs to undertake activities, identifying how best to market ourselves to win the opportunity.

 Manage part of the current and future project portfolio.

–          Liaise with the project administrator to ensure experts are mobilised and demobilised and projects set-up and closed down according to a standard checklist. This may include help in setting up overseas offices, recruitment of support staff…etc;

–          In case of a need to find new experts or replace experts Search for experts who can work on specific opportunities (as per project terms of reference) using Landell Mills’ internal database, LinkedIn, other recruitment sites and networking.

–          Manage the relationship with project teams, beneficiaries and donors for the successful execution of contracts both from head office and in-country;

–          Follow up on progress of project activities with the in-country team, including providing quality assurance of outputs (editing and formatting reports) and troubleshooting where required;

–          Manage contracts and budgets.

–          Code supplier invoices and liaise with the finance department on the preparation of invoices.

Depending on your skills and experience, and the current portfolio, you may focus on one aspect more than another.

In doing the above, you will be expected to contribute positively to the company’s profitable portfolio of work and its reputation for successful project acquisition and implementation. You will also be expected to contribute to internal knowledge sharing and communication.

 For more details, please download the job description or visit our website: https://www.landell-mills.com/work-with-us/current-opportunities/junior-project-executive