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Project Manager

Moving Forward Network, Urban and Environmental Policy Institute

The Project Manager provides senior level support to the Moving Forward Network (MFN), a national coalition of over 50 organizations including community-based groups, national environmental organizations, and academic institutions in over 20 major U.S. cities that are committed to reducing the public health harms created by our country’s freight transportation system. Working under the supervision of the MFN Project Director, and working closely with the MFN Policy and Campaign Director and MFN team, the MFN Project Manager will be responsible for managing priority programs and activities of the Network.

In addition, the Project Manager will also serve as a staff member of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, a community-oriented research and advocacy center with the mission to advance community-driven programs and policies to build healthy and thriving communities. UEPI’s programs seekto link research and action through partnerships with grassroots community, environmental, and labor organizations in areas of food and nutrition, housing, transportation, regional and community development, land use, and urban environmental issues.

The Project Manager will provide grants administration and network management for the Moving Forward Network. The Project Manager will work with the Campaign Director and MFN team to support MFN’s campaign related activities, cultivate Network leadership and capacity building including work with community-based MFN Network members in need of technical assistance. The Project Manager will coordinate and manage contracts, invoices, reimbursements, and other administrative tasks to support the MFN and its membership. In coordination with the Project Director, the Project Manager will work with UEPI’s Grants Manager on matters related to MFN’s budget and administrative functions, such as negotiating and administering contracts, coordinating regional partners across the nation, engaging Network members around capacity building needs, and coordinating with other MFN partner organizations.

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