Associate Manager, Program
Based in Washington, DC and PSI-approved US states
10-25% international travel
Work from Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to the Acting Senior Program Manager, Global Operations Africa Program Management Team
**Subject to financing**
Who we are
Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading nonprofit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 4,500 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 35 countries, committed to empowering everyone to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI uses its global presence and more than 50 years of experience to help reinvent healthcare. We work to shape market systems, change policies and financing, and build global capacity to better support consumer-empowered healthcare.
The Global Operations Africa (PMT) program management team leverages the power of the PSI network to establish operational and technical excellence in the market and beyond to drive positive and sustainable primary healthcare outcomes. consumer level. This position is expected to support a portfolio of countries including Liberia, Eswatini and regional projects in West and Central Africa and is dependent on funding.
PSI is seeking an Associate Program Manager who will support PSI’s operational excellence and execution of quality and standards by providing wide-ranging operational and project management support to regional projects in Eswatini, Liberia and Liberia. ‘AOC. Work with network/country member project teams, global technical and service departments and strategic partners to ensure program/project objectives are met and in line with donor requirements. Manage the programmatic and financial health of a portfolio of moderate complexity of one or more network members and project(s), or components of a network member/country portfolio of projects.
-Provide significant financial management support to departmental and network/country member project teams, including preparation and monitoring of project and team budgets, financial analysis and budget realignments. 40% of the time -Monitor and ensure the proper operational and programmatic execution of a portfolio of projects or network members/countries, including monitoring changes to the agreement, work plans and deliverables, reporting to donors and sub-grant management in coordination with immediate team members, network member/country project team members and technical and global service department. 30% of the time -Provide routine administrative support for day-to-day operations, project management and general functioning of the assigned portfolio. 10% of the time – Provide support for knowledge management activities, including the design of knowledge management and information tracking tools and systems, the creation and maintenance of internal filing systems, the administration of online communication sites and the development of communication media. 10% of the time – Assist with new business development opportunities, including developing cost proposals. 10% of the time
The time percentages given above are not exact. These are estimates and may change. It is also not an exhaustive list of all the duties an incumbent is expected to perform, but rather a summary of the main responsibilities and job requirements. The incumbent may be called upon to perform tasks not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to required job responsibilities.
What are we looking for?
-University degree (or international equivalent) in a related field -At least 3 years of relevant professional experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted. -Knowledge of international development, international donor priorities and/or preferred health areas (such as DFID, USAID, CDC, KFW, corporate and foundation donors). – Strong written, verbal and cross-cultural communication skills. -Skills in Excel, budget management and monitoring, and financial acumen. -Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and timeliness. -Good analytical/problem solving skills. – Relevant language skills by country and program portfolio. Knowledge of French appreciated. – Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment. – Ability to manage various workflows effectively and efficiently. -Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. -A strong sense of urgency and a strong work ethic, a positive mindset and ease with the ambiguity and pace of a dynamic and bureaucratic environment.
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 goals in advance and make it clear if you need to move them. Pragmatism: You will strive to achieve the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect. **Honesty:**You acknowledge your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings. It’s the only way to learn and improve. **Collaboration:**You will quickly establish a mental map of what you can rely on for what, in your team, at headquarters and in our country offices. If you try to do everything yourself, you will not succeed. . **Trust:**You accept the limits of your sphere of control and give your colleagues the benefit of the doubt. **Commitment:** You are here for the long haul and want to grow with the organization, just as PSI serves its consumers and partners with host country governments through thick and thin.
References will be requested. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For National Positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. NB PSI will not consider sponsorship of a work visa for this position.
PSI has implemented a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to provide a safe job and work environment as part of our commitment to our employees. Applicants who are offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will depend on this. Applicants requiring medical or religious accommodation should notify their recruiter.
PSI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status , personal appearance, license plate, 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 uniformed service member status or employment status.
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