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Project Management Specialist (Energy/Climate Finance)

Organization

USAID Mexico

Department

Office of Sustainable Development

Organization URL

Not Specified

Job Location Type

IN_OFFICE

Job Location

Mexico City, Mexico    

Applicant Location Requirements

No Applicant Location Requirements Specified.

Application Deadline

Until Filled

The position is located in the Office of Sustainable Development (OSD) at USAID/Mexico. The Project Management Specialist (Energy/Climate Finance) serves as a Foreign Service National (FSN) professional responsible for assisting with the management initiatives on clean energy, energy efficiency and/or climate finance. These efforts will support broader goals and objectives, including working with the Government of Mexico to implement Nationally Determined Contributions and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Reporting to the Office Director or his/her designee, the incumbent will provide technical advice and analysis to team and office leadership. S/he will contribute to the design, implementation, and monitoring of USAID energy efficiency activities. S/he will also provide program and administrative support, technical oversight and program management functions, and coordinate USAID activities with other US government agencies and US Consulates around Mexico at the direction of OSD leadership. S/he will work closely, and maintain strong working relationships, with key government and civil society actors within his/her assigned program areas.

At least three years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in the development and implementation of projects and/or programs, specifically related to clean energy, energy efficiency, and/or climate finance with donor organizations, government institutions, diplomatic missions, or non-governmental development organizations is required. Experience working collaboratively in virtual and in-person settings.

Special Requirements
Must be diplomatic and able to work effectively with other USAID and Embassy staff, consultants, Mexican officials, civil society leaders, and the private sector. Must be able to work independently and to manage various projects on a daily basis with supervision from the Office Director or his/her designee. Must have the ability to handle stress and competing demands in order to complete work in a timely manner. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have a strong sense of teamwork and interpersonal skills. Must have displayed an ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, in person and remotely (virtual). Must be able to effectively review work plans and performance monitoring plans, develop indicators, and monitor development activities through site visits and interaction with implementing partners. A good working knowledge of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) is required.

Apply online or via email

mexicohr@usaid.gov