Project Implementation Lead

Job Description

Position Overview:

ACE Advisors is a women-owned and led independent advisory firm that is dedicated to promoting innovation for better development outcomes and social change. Our firm brings a strategic cross-domain perspective with deep expertise in driving public-sector delivery capabilities and private-sector development by partnering with government, private-sector, and development partners.
We envision becoming the preferred partner to government, private sector, and development partners as a change catalyst to transform investments and impact life and boldly embrace our core values of promoting equity,  inclusion professionalism, meticulousness, partnerships, and impact orientation. With our diverse team of experts and multi-sectoral outlook, we are strategically placed to provide bespoke services across sectors and industries.
Joining our team of experts as a Project Implementation Team lead, you will be spearheading effective and timely implementation of projects, handling the tasks of resource planning and assigning necessary resources for project implementation, and ensuring project progress and quality delivery of all active projects.
Key Responsibilities:

Lead the development of a clear implementation plan/project execution plan for project agreements into proper outputs/ deliverables, implementation steps, timelines, relationships across departments and partners, and risks or delays that might impact project delivery with proposed mitigation strategies
Coordinate within the various units for resource planning  (staff-skill and financial) for project design and implementation (business development and partnership targeting)
Lead programs and projects, problem-solve, and brainstorming sessions for different project workstreams Regularly reviewing and monitor project progress and outputs, identifying resource and skill needs in the short and medium term, and providing the required support to ensure quality and timely implementation
Oversee the development of written materials, and presentations or any project deliverable including contribution to content development and analysis;
Plan and maintain timesheets to allocate partners, advisors, and analysts’ time to projects and track deliverables;
Driving the organization’s internal efforts in analytical capacity-building, project management, coaching team members, and operational efficiency within the Project Implementation Team and across key units contributes to setting up and strengthening corporate culture
Lead the strategy | target design and regular update of the Project Implementation Unit in alignment with the overall organization strategy

Direct supervisor: Managing Partner
Supervision: Program/ Project Team
Department: Project Implementation
Job grade: Managerial

Job Requirements


8 – 10 years of experience as a Management Consultant or another relevant role
A minimum of a master’s Degree in the relevant field of study (Economics, Project Management, Business Administration, Finance, etc.)
Outstanding records in managerial or professional achievement with a proven track record of managing multiple large-scale projects
Demonstrated leadership in a team environment with exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
Solid functional knowledge, including but not limited to strategy development, project management, and implementation, stakeholder management, performance management, etc.
Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization and skills to communicate complex ideas

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and strongly encourage women to apply for this position and are committed to creating a workplace that is inclusive and supportive of all employees.
If you are a passionate professional with experience in leading the implementation of multiple programs/projects and want to make a difference, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration at  with the e-mail subject line ‘Application to Project Implementation Team lead Position’.

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