Senior Election Program Manager
Management Systems International
Location: Juba, Sudan
Last Date: May 17, 2008

Senior Election Program Manager
Juba, Sudan

Company Profile: Management Systems International is an international development consulting firm based on the D.C. waterfront with offices around the globe. For over 25 years, MSI has worked to improve the daily lives of people in many of the most impoverished and conflict-ridden places of the world through partnerships with domestic and foreign government agencies, corporations, and non-governmental organizations. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary: At the end of 2007, MSI was awarded a three-year contract with USAID/Sudan. MSI is tasked with responsibility for executing many functions normally associated with the Mission’s Program and Communications offices, including establishing an office compound suitable for USAID and partner meetings in Khartoum, as well as at several sites in Southern Sudan and facilitating VIP visits. For more information on our Sudan project (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking – SUPPORT) please follow this link:

Position Summary: This position will take the lead role in coordinating the Mission’s work in elections, working closely with and overseeing the Election Specialist. He/She will coordinate critical Mission Implementing Partners’ activities related to preparation for Sudan’s upcoming election activities. He/she will also provide analysis into elections for Mission staff. The positions will be based in Juba, Sudan. Travel of up to 30 % may be required. This position will report to the Democracy and Governance Team Leader


Oversee, coordinate, and promote effectiveness – on behalf of the CTO – Implementing Partner activities in the elections (currently including International Republican Institute, USDA, and election administration activities) [50%];
Analyze and report on developments in the sector [15%];
Develop and report on PMP indicators for work in this sector [5%];
Report to D&G team leader on accomplishments and challenges in the sector and in Implementing Partner programs [10%];
Manage evaluation and learning events in the sector for USAID [5%];
Stay abreast of financial management issues with respect to portfolio and specific Implementing Partners [5%];
Oversee and collaborate with the Election Specialist [10%].


At least 5 years working on elections issues;
MA degree in relevant field;
Fluent English (written and oral);
Experience working post-conflict situations;
Experience with USAID programming;
Experience working in Africa (especially Sudan) a plus;
Experience working with USAID-funded D&G and elections programs a plus.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

To apply, please visit our website:


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