Population Services International is hiring a
Program Manager- USAID Cooperative Agreement “MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery (MPHD)”
Based in Washington, DC, or an approved US state. This position must be available to work in US-East Coast morning hours.
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Senior Program Manager, MPHD
Who we are
PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality, affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.
The MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery Project (MPHD), led by PSI, operates in over 10 countries across Africa and Asia, implemented through a consortium of global, US-based, and national partners. This diverse and dynamic consortium realizes activities in accordance with the terms of the USAID-funded Cooperative Agreement, focusing on a wide range of health areas: family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH), maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), nutrition, WASH, malaria, and Covid-19 prevention.
MPHD seeks a Program Manager to oversee PSI’s operational, technical, and programmatic excellence goals and execution of quality standards by providing wide-ranging operational, technical, and/or program management support to a the MPHD global project The individual will work with network members/country project teams, headquarters technical and service departments, and subrecipients to ensure program/project objectives are met to high standards of quality and timeliness. Will provide support in project-wide compliance and subrecipient administration in accordance with USAID regulations and in alignment with PSI’s quality standards. The position may also supervise one or more support level staff and assist in overall project management in 1-2 countries, working closely with the MPHD global team and other departments at PSI such as finance and grants/contracts to ensure the programmatic and financial health and technical quality of the MPHD project.
This position must demonstrate advanced knowledge or provide subject matter support in a technical or functional area and requires knowledge of and experience executing USAID Cooperative Agreements. Will support country, project, or departmental leadership with donor relations. May also contribute to wider departmental and/or organizational initiatives and working groups. The individual in this position should have experience in overall project management, including in the design, delivery, monitoring, and reporting of workplans and budgets.
- Monitor and ensure smooth implementation of the MPHD project, including monitoring workplans and deliverables, and subaward management in coordination with immediate team members, network member or global project team members, and global technical and service departments. 45% of the Time
- Provide financial management support to MPHD project and network member/country project teams, including preparation and tracking of project, compliance, country, and team budgets, project spend, and review of financial reports. 25% of the Time
- Lead recruitment, training, and ongoing performance management of staff. 15% of the Time
- Provide specialized training, technical, or capacity building support in USAID award implementation with global and country-based colleagues and oversee related knowledge management. 15% of the Time
Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.
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 7 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
- At least 1 year of supervisory experience preferred.
- Knowledge of international development, international donor priorities; specifically Knowledge of and experience executing USAID Cooperative Agreements.
- Excellent written, verbal, and cross-cultural communications skills. French language skills preferred
- Strong, proven skills in Excel, budget management and monitoring, and strong financial acumen.
- Excellent analytical/problem solving skills.
- Project and staff management skills.
- 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.
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 has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to provide a hazard free employment and work environment in our commitment to our employees. Candidates offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will be contingent on this. Candidates needing a medical or religious accommodation should let their recruiter know.
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