Local Development Initiative, (LDI) Fund Project Coordinator

Date de publication: 
12 January 2022
Date limite pour appliquer: 
17 January 2022
Organization: 
Alinea International
Description brève: 

Position: Local Development Initiative, (LDI) Fund Project Coordinator

Level of Effort: 220 days per year, for 5 years

Location: Barbados, Guyana or Jamaica

Remuneration: Fees are subject to negotiation and must not exceed established market rates.

 

Committed to Inclusivity and Diversity: Alinea provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants based on merit.

 

Alinea is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Given the nature of our work, candidates will be subjected to due diligence checks and to enhanced background checks as appropriate.

 

About Alinea International Ltd.

Alinea is an international development consultancy providing technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies and communities to create lasting change. Over 35 years, Alinea has successfully delivered more than 515 projects worldwide. alineainternational.com

 

About the Project

The Government of Canada’s Field Support Services Project (FSSP) provides the required technical, administrative, procurement, financial and logistical support services which will ensure the quality and relevance of Canada’s support in responding to the Caribbean’s development challenges. The Field Support Services Project will follow Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy Action Areas: human dignity; growth that works for everyone; inclusive governance; and gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

 

Key Responsibilities

Based full-time in Barbados, Guyana or Jamaica the FSSP LDIs Fund Coordinator is responsible for management and implementation of the LDI Fund. The tasks of the FSSP LDIs Fund Coordinator include:

 

  • Developing the OPM – LDIs, as well as supporting the development of key FSSP documents, including Procurement Plan as part of the IWP, AWPs and Reports.
  • Managing and implementing the LDIs, including but not limited to:
  • developing tools (e.g., brochures, outreach documents, due diligence checklists) and coordinating publications related to the LDIs, including specific notices for calls for proposals.
  • coordinating calls for proposals, including receipt of proponent proposals.
  • conducting preliminary screening of proponent proposals in accordance with formal selection criteria.
  • making recommendations to, and providing Secretariat support for, the Project Review Committee or equivalent.
  • supporting or conducting due diligence of short-listed proponents, e.g., administrative and programmatic aspects, and documenting approvals processes and funding decisions.
  • preparing local contribution agreements or other financial instruments, based on established templates.
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of the record keeping and filing system of the FSSP LDIs fund.
  • Working with and building relationships with local organizations.
  • Coordinating LDIs fund activities with other stakeholders.
  • Providing any other LDIs fund-related services, as required.

 

Academic Qualifications and Experience:

Mandatory:

  • PhD or a Master’s in business, finance, accounting, logistics, economics, international development, procurement, project management, business administration, engineering or applied sciences.
  • Demonstrated experience providing Support to both Logistical services and Local Development Initiatives (LDIs)
  • Demonstrated experience developing operational documents including but not limited to: manuals, procedures policies or templates.
  • Minimum of four years of working experience in Managing and implementing LDIs, including but not limited to:

a) developing tools (e.g., brochures, outreach documents, due diligence checklists) and coordinating publications related to the LDIs, including specific notices for calls for proposals.

b) coordinating calls for proposals, conducting preliminary screening of proponent proposals.

c) making recommendations to, and providing Secretariat support for, the Project Review Committee or equivalent.

d) supporting or conducting due diligence of shortlisted proponents, e.g., administrative and programmatic aspects, and documenting approvals processes and funding decisions.

e) preparing local contribution agreements or other financial instruments, based on established templates.

f) Ensuring proper maintenance of the record keeping and filing system of the FSSP LDIs fund.

g) Working with and building relationships with local organizations.

  • Demonstrated cumulative experience of 60 months, working in-country in a Developing Country/Countries.
  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in both English and French is a significant asset.

 

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and CV to employment@alineainternational.com by January 17, 2022. Please include the position title in your subject line and state your approximate salary expectations as a daily rate, in Canadian dollars.

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, no telephone enquiries, please.

 

For more information about Alinea, please visit our website: www.alineainternational.com

Lieu de travail: 
Alinea International Gatineau, Quebec
Canada