Cynosure (https://www.cynosure-intl.com) is an International Development Consultancy firm that provides research and management services to clients such as the United Nations, World Bank, ADB, AusAID, JICA and other international donors in Asia, Africa, South America, and Eastern Europe.
We are currently seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Project Coordinator. The incumbent will be responsible for undertaking research, and editing/formatting reports and related manuscripts to institutional clients such as the UNDP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Government agencies, and international NGOs.
This is a highly networked role that requires a forensic attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure and demanding deadlines. The Project Coordinator plays a leading role in ensuring the effective co-ordination and timely completion of reporting deliverables.
Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Undertaking necessary research for development of reports, presentations, etc.;
Assisting in development of data collection tools;
Assisting in analysis of information gathered from primary or secondary sources i.e. make tabular formats, fact sheets, graphs and reports on research results in order to summarize them;
Synthesize raw content from various sources into a cohesive and comprehensive passage;
Reviewing and editing sections drafted by other contributors;
Obtaining management approvals by reviewing, revising and editing report sections with Team Leader;
Meeting deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; and coordinating requirements with contributors, etc.;
Contributing to organizational knowledge management through maintaining internal files and databases;
Coordinating with support staff, individual consultants, and clients;
Ensuring final submission is compliant with donor regulations and instructions in the solicitation.
An individual with a Bachelor/Master degree in business, agriculture, environment, international relations, media studies, social sciences, or related field;
1-2 years of experience, preferably in an organization working in the international development sector, such as an NGO, consultancy firm, etc.;
Excellent research and analytical and technical writing skills, prior experience in report writing will be preferred;
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point);
Ability to summarize complex documents, and identify client compliance requirements in tender and related documents;
Ability and willingness to work overtime when deadlines approach;
Comfortable with continuous quality management, process improvement, coordination, and strategic planning mechanisms;
Enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment, with proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work efficiently and independently, and within strict deadline oriented environment; and
Disposition to work in small and dynamic teams.
We offer a working environment where independence and initiative are rewarded. In this position, you will get the chance to work directly with some of the leading development sector professionals across the world, solve multi-sectoral problems, enjoy flexible working hours, and create boundless opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Please note that this is an office-based position.
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CVs at email@example.com by 15 February, 2023.
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