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Adam Smith International

Adam Smith International

Adam Smith International

Adam Smith International is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions. We are at the forefront of the fields in whi...

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Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
20 Aug 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
£45-£65k per annum plus bonus and benefits    

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Senior Manager (London)

We are looking for someone out of the ordinary, who likes variety and can adapt to a challenge.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
£45-£65k per annum plus bonus and benefits    

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Exotic
Social Impact
Function:
Management
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Adam Smith International is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions. We are at the forefront of the fields in which we work and have an outstanding reputation for delivering results, even in very challenging situations.

Our Infrastructure and Climate Change Practice is growing. Fast. We need a strong Senior Manager to join us. Reporting directly to the Practice Director, we’re looking for someone out of the ordinary, who likes variety and can adapt to a challenge. 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Infrastructure and Climate Change Team (London)
                 
Reports to: Director, Infrastructure and Climate Change
Location: London SE1, plus extensive international travel (approximately 50% or more) 

About the Role

Senior Managers play a fundamental role in our operating model, managing the technical and financial performance of projects, as well as leading business development.

This involves developing a clear strategy to consolidate and develop our growing team, including:

  • Mapping actors and opportunities in the climate sector
  • Identifying target sectors and competitive advantages for the Practice
  • Building a strong team of Associates
  • Writing winning proposals with little assistance, for key donors such as DFID, AusAid and the World Bank
  • Identifying and leading the selling process for large projects on both a competitive and non-competitive basis 

Project management responsibilities include:

  • Managing large and complex projects
  • Ensuring consultancy projects are adequately planned and resourced
  • Ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget and that all agreed outputs are delivered to clients
  • Ensuring that outputs are delivered as required by the project Terms of Reference and/or activity plans subsequently agreed
  • Working with the project technical teams and the Project Director to ensure that work is delivered to a technical standard that fully meets client requirements
  • Assisting in the preparation and editing of reports and other deliverables
  • Managing contractual relationships with sub-contractors and associates
  • Managing the relationship between Adam Smith International, the beneficial client and the donor
  • Overseeing project logistics and domestic arrangements
  • Ensuring proper financial management of projects, including dispute resolution
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