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Senior Program Manager

Population Services International
Washington, DC 20036
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Population Services International

Job ID 2021-3479
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 12 hours ago
Category Global Operations
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Region Population Services International
Position Location: Country United States




Senior Program Manager

Based in Washington, DC and approved states

Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible

Reports to Head, Global Operations Africa













Who we are

Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using its global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.


Join us!

The Global Operations Africa Program Management Team (PMT) leverages the power of the PSI network to establish operational and technical excellence in and beyond market to achieve positive and scaled consumer powered primary health care outcomes.


PSI seeks a Senior Program Manager to manage a portfolio of projects in Africa. The level of effort across essential functions will vary depending upon the program management team joined. Directs PSI's operational, technical, and programmatic excellence goals and execution of quality standards by supervising multiple direct reports and/or team(s) of headquarters and/or field staff who are responsible for providing wide-ranging operational, technical, and/or project management support to a global project or portfolio of network members/country projects. Works with network members/country or global project teams, headquarters technical and service departments, and subcontractors to ensure program/project objectives are met to high standards of quality and timeliness and are in compliance with donor requirements. Ensures the programmatic and financial health and technical quality of a portfolio of donors, programs, and/or countries of high complexity. Demonstrates advanced knowledge or specialized subject matter expertise in at least one technical and/or functional area (e.g., a health area or specific program management skillset). Actively contributes to wider departmental and/or organizational initiatives and working groups, and strategic-level design and impact at project, departmental, and organizational levels. Provides significant support to project or departmental leadership with donor relations or lead donor relations directly. Actively contribute to wider departmental and/or organizational initiatives and working groups, and strategic-level design and impact at project, departmental, and organizational levels. Within a global project or technical team leads or provides significant contributions to the development of technical documents and presentations for internal and external audiences.





Your contributions

-Monitors and ensures smooth operational and programmatic implementation and technical quality of a portfolio of projects or network members/countries, including monitoring of agreement modifications, workplans and deliverables, subaward management, and continuous quality improvement in coordination with immediate team members, network member or global project team members, and global technical and service departments. 25% of the Time
-Provides specialized expertise in at least one technical or functional area, contribute to training and technical support and departmental/organizational initiatives and working groups, oversee related internal and external knowledge management. 20% of the Time
-Provides financial management support to department and network member/country project teams, including preparation and tracking of project, country, and team budgets, project spend, and review of financial reports. 15% of the Time
-Assists or leads on new business development opportunities, including development and review of strategy, technical and cost proposals. 15% of the Time
-Leads recruitment, training, and ongoing performance management of staff. 15% of the Time
-Supports representation of or directly represents project/department leadership with partners, donors, or other internal and external stakeholders. 10% of the Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change.





What are we looking for?

-Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
-Master's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field preferred
-At least 10 years of relevant experience. Degree can be substituted by years of experience.
-At least 3 years of supervisory experience.
-Deep, applied knowledge of international development, international donor priorities and/or health areas (such as DFID, USAID, CDC, KFW, corporate and foundation donors).
-Excellent written, verbal, and cross-cultural communications skills. Relevant language skills per country and program portfolio.
-Excellent, proven skills in Excel, budget management and monitoring, and strong financial acumen.
-Excellent analytical/problem solving skills.
-Staff mentorship, growth, and development skills.
-Skilled leader, including strong influencing skills and the ability to set strategic direction.
-Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
-Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.
-Ability to work effectively independently and within diverse teams and contexts.
-Highly organized, diligent, reliable, and a self-starter.
-Ability to revise and improve processes to improve efficiency.
-Ability to develop effective partnerships with internal senior management, external donors, stakeholders, and partners.


The candidate we hire will embody PSI's corporate values:

Measurement:You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You'll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won't be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty:You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings - it's the only way you'll learn and improve.
Collaboration:You'll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices - if you try to do it all yourself, you won't succeed.
Trust:You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
Commitment:You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.


References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.


PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.




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