The Project Manager, Tata Centre for Development will manage TCD projects from idea to completion, and play a key role in important aspects of program operations, including fellow engagement, budgeting & grants management, and governance. The TCD Project Manager works at the heart of the TCD team, acting as a central communicator and coordinator with all team members to help ensure smooth project development and management across all aspects of the program.KEY RESPONSIBILITIESManage the Full Cycle of Project Development for the TCD-Scope projects with Chief of Operations and Country Director -Lead the proposal drafting process, set project development process and deadlines and ensure team meets all the deadlines-Responsible for day-to-day management of relationships with long-term institutional partners -Transition selected project partners from proposal stage to active project stage-Support the Communications team on events to develop new partnerships and advance existing relationshipsSupport On-Campus and International Fellow Engagement-Contribute to outreach across the University of Chicago, including at Chicago Harris, other graduate divisions, the College, and abroad to recruit applicants to fellowship programs-Execute application review process for candidates from UChicago and abroad-Prepare materials for Fellows so that all necessary project-specific information is incorporated accordinglyManage Program Resources and Support Day-to-Day Grants Management-Assist in annual resource allocation process and manage program budget on an ongoing basis, with due discretion with oversight from the Director of Operations-Monitor expenses and accounts to ensure resources are spent appropriately-Support contracting process and grant management for funds raised in the US and abroad-Manage compliance for new and existing grants, gifts or proposalsSupport the TCD Leadership in Program Operations and Growth-Support engagement with University-level program governance-Support with core team recruitment-Support the fundraising process and execution
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