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    The MRRIC Project Manager leads contracting activities and is responsible for developing scopes of work and budgets, leading solicitation and proposal evaluation processes, contractor oversight and management, and interaction with project sponsors on the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (USIECR) Missouri River program.

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    The incumbent may lead other USIECR projects and contracting efforts, provide facilitation or training, and work with the USIECR Director and senior program staff to support marketing and outreach activities.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Understand the nature of the collaboration/conflict resolution project and translate that understanding to contracting requirements.
    • Develop or review scopes of work, budgets, and contract modifications on routine and complex requirements. Budgets should reflect appropriate estimation of tasks, level of effort, timelines, costs, and milestones.
    • Develop appropriate program/project management strategies, including staffing approaches, tasks, and timelines.
    • Coordinate and manage the USIECR's role in the neutral contractor selection process.
    • Provide oversight and management of 3rd party contracts.
    • Communicate with project sponsors.
    • Provide direction and coordinate actions of junior staff and/or contracting support staff.
    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support the development, with input from USIECR program staff, of a long-term vision and near-term plan for building one or more service sectors for consideration by USIECR Director.
    • Under the direction of the USIECR Director, and with assistance from Program Associates and other Program and Project Managers, the incumbent coordinates case screening and project triage, case consultation, and conflict assessments.
    • Successfully assess issues in controversy and develop appropriate recommendations for Environmental Conflict Resolution (ECR) processes.
    • Effectively serve as lead or co-lead for USIECR processes, including complex, multi-party situations with a low to moderate level of conflict.
    • When appropriate, and as experience dictates, serve as facilitator or mediator on projects.
    • Effectively provide training in environmental collaboration and conflict resolution or manage delivery of such trainings.
    • As needed, assist with convening and facilitating dialogues within and across government agencies.
    • Effectively develop and implement strategies relating to factually and technically complex multi-party conflicts to achieve project and program goals.
    • Monitor program area to evaluate progress in meeting strategic goals and to ensure performance on scopes of work, costs, and timelines.
    • Serve as a subject matter resource for other program staff and Udall Foundation management.
    • Develop, manage and maintain relationships with and communicate regularly with agency, tribal, and other stakeholders from target program areas.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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