Senior Program Manager (Temporary)
Based in Washington, DC and approved states
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Acting 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.
The Global Operations Africa Program Management Team (PMT) l
PSI seeks a Senior Program Manager (temporary) 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.
-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
What are we looking for?
-Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
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.
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.