The Program Design, Research and Evaluation Unit plays a vital role in IJM’s mission to protect the poor from violence. The Unit provides leadership, expertise, guidance, and technical support to IJM on program design, monitoring, evaluation, and research. Its core objectives are to design plausible and feasible programs; to design and lead high quality research; to provide leadership to IJM’s global DM&E staff; to provide essential guidance, process, and standards; and to disseminate IJM’s programming and research work to internal and external audiences.
IJM is seeking a qualified project management professional to augment the PDR&E Unit’s capacities to deliver on its objectives. The Project Manager will assume project management responsibility for the PDR&E Unit’s research capture, review, and approval work; policy, process, and guidance development work; and work in support of divisional and organizational processes. The Project Manager will contribute to the development, dissemination, and monitoring of PDR&E Unit policies, processes, and guidance; and will provide project management support to individual PDR&E Unit staff on their projects.
This position is based at IJM Headquarters in the Washington, DC area and reports to the Vice President of Program Design, Research and Evaluation. The position will require up to six weeks of travel per year.
Research portfolio management
Unit project management
Required Skills and Experience