CRDF Global seeks a Project Manager to implement counterproliferation projects in support of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR). Under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager and in consultation with Program Officers at CTR and with other external stakeholders, the position will have primary responsibility for designing and implementing activities to prevent violations of U.N. Security Council Resolutions prohibiting the transfer of ballistic missile related technologies, equipment and expertise.

The Project Manager will plan conferences, meetings and workshops; manage the scope, schedule and budgets of assigned projects; forge new relationships with partners; identify and recruit consultants; and identify and secure new sources of funding. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the field of counterproliferation, project management expertise, and a demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional client service.

Major Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with managers, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Cooperation Threat Reduction (ISN/CTR) and partner countries to implement a portfolio of counterproliferation projects.
  • Design and ensure the successful and timely delivery of conferences, workshops, meetings and trainings.
  • Using project management best practices, build project plans that include task plans, statements of work, project metrics, schedules, deliverables, budgets and reporting mechanisms.
  • Manage the financial and administrative aspects of each project and prepare reports and evaluations.
  • Assists in recruiting and retaining consultants.
  • Support CRDF Global-wide development efforts in coordination with the business development group and supervisory staff, including through research, conducting outreach to partners, and drafting concept notes for new projects
  • Travel internationally (approximately once per quarter) to participate, facilitate, and/or follow up events as appropriate


  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the field of counterproliferation, nuclear security & safeguards and/or sanctions enforcement
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of project management experience and demonstrated ability to deliver projects on scope, on budget, and on schedule
  • Prior experience designing and conducting workshops, training’s, and/or other events
  • Strong diplomatic and negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing and able to travel internationally and domestically
  • U.S. work authorization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of U.S. and UNSCR sanctions
  • Experience working with U.S. Government clients