Delivery Manager (Digital Development)

CABI

UK (Wallingford, Oxfordshire) or Kenya (Nairobi)
£27,965 - £37,836 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.cabi.org

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 27th June 2021  


CABI is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. CABI is an intergovernmental organization that can trace its origins back to 1910. Our 48 member countries guide and influence our core areas of work, which include International Development and Publishing.

We have over 500 staff based in 16 countries. We have offices in Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, the UK, the USA and Zambia.

Purpose of the role:

The delivery manager ensures the delivery of CABI projects, working closely with fellow project managers, and coordinating tasks across a portfolio of projects. The role will focus primarily on a set of projects aimed at improving data governance, sharing and management within the Agriculture for Development sector, with flexibility depending on the work required. The role sits within a team focused on delivering CABI’s Digital Development strategy, applying digital tools and data in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The person in this role is primarily responsible for the task management of multidisciplinary projects, including courses of action to manage task completion, project delivery schedule management, and other supporting functions to the project manager.

Excellent communication skills and high levels of diplomacy and tact are required for the development and management of collaborations, and for managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

This role requires the use of specific project management tools and software (Asana, Trello or other), to efficiently manage tasks, involving colleagues from across CABI and its regional centres, as well as a broad range of partner organisations and consultants.

The role would be based in UK or Kenya. There is an option for remote or hybrid working, with periodic travel to centre offices in those countries for meetings as needed.


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