FHI 360 staff working in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, regardless of the type of project or client they serve, or of their employment status (full/part-time, remote, telework, or in-office), unless an accommodation applies. FHI 360 complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Program Manager, COVID-19.
Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC), a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control and preventing, preparing for, responding to, and bolstering health systems to address COVID-19. While originally designed as a HIV program, EpiC has been modified to accept COVID-19 funding and is currently are implementing COVID-19 activities in 47 countries. Looking forward, the EpiC Project is focusing on strengthening vaccination responses as well as activities to improve oxygen ecosystems to complement the broader range of interventions (like critical care support) that are now being completed.
Job Summary / Responsibilities
The PM will have a high-profile portfolio including managing a multi-million-dollar liquid oxygen regional activity. The focus of this activity is to increase availability and reduce prices for health facilities who need oxygen to respond to COVID patients. The Program Manager plans, executes, and finalizes projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. Manages and defines objectives and oversees quality control throughout the completion of the activity’s life cycle working with HQ and field teams. Collaborates with colleagues and other EpiC teams to develop integrate work plans, budgets, and multi-sector interventions, which are essential for the success and sustainability of each activity covered under the portfolio.
Manages and oversees the development of activities from initiation to completion.
Serves as the primary management point of contact for a large regional liquid oxygen activity. This will include leading collaboration and partnerships with global partners in the oxygen space, providing regular information to USAID/Washington, and collaborating closely with EpiC senior management.
Work closely with technical counterparts to prepare work plans, monitor project implementation, and develop high quality project deliverables such as reports, presentations, etc.
Oversees entire activities, monitors budgets, and scope to ensure successful execution of deliverables and completion of activities.
Develops and coordinates inputs on workplans, budgets, reporting, hiring and relevant contractual documents.
Identifies and resolves issues and implements improvement plans to ensure the activity stays on schedule and within budget.
Manages the programmatic, administrative, financial and logistic aspects of multiple activities in a matrix environment.
Serve as point of contact and interacts independently with EpiC field-based colleagues, using good judgment to monitor and address issues in a timely manner, and keeping senior project management apprised of activity progress.
Provide guidance and monitoring for staff, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities, and encouraging effective teamwork.
Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis.
Ensure compliance with FHI 360 procurement and financial reporting procedures by field-based programs and serving as a resource to field finance and administrative staff on procurement and payment procedures.
Ability to work independently while delivering clear and accurate products to a variety of stakeholders.
Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Health, Nutrition, International Development, Human Development, or a Related Field. Master’s Degree preferred.
Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.
Typically requires a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience, 2+ years of line management experience required.
Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization preferred.
USAID experience and/or knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred.
International program development or project management related to public health preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a multicultural team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. French proficiency is highly desired.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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