Population Services International

Associate Program Manager, French Speaking

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2024 7:43 AM)
Job ID
2024-3828
# of Openings
1
Category
Global Operations
Region
Population Services International
Position Location: Country
United States

 

Associate Manager, Program
Based in Washington, D.C., within 27 approved states in the US, or within PSI’s network of over 35 offices globally.
10-25% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Program Manager, Global Operations, Africa

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.


Join us!
The Global Operations Africa Program Management Team (PMT) is a team of about 25 professional staff dispersed in the US and Africa. We leverage the power of the network to establish operational and technical excellence in and beyond market to achieve positive and scaled consumer powered primary health care outcomes. Our key pillars include building and supporting a strong network of professionals, depth in decision making power and authority, streamlining processes and systems, catalyzing with Technology, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

 

PSI seeks an Associate Manager, Program that will work primarily with the Global Operations, Africa program management team, the French-speaking country teams, headquarters technical and service departments, and subcontractors to ensure that the diverse portfolio meets its objectives and is compliant with donor requirements. The ssociate Manager, Program will Support PSI's operational excellence and execution of quality and standards by providing wide-ranging operational and project management support to an assigned portfolio of network members, countries, or projects primarily in West and Central Africa. They will work with network member/country project teams, global technical and service departments, and strategic partners to ensure program/project objectives are met and are following donor requirements. Manage the programmatic and financial health of a moderate complexity portfolio of one or more network members and project(s), or components of a network member/country project portfolio.


Salary Range:
$60,000 (MINIMUM) - $71,000 (MID-POINT) - $82,000 (MAXIMUM)
For US-based candidates, the annual base salary range is reflected above.* We value transparency and have provided the full salary range for this role. Actual base salary compensation will be determined by factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, experience, internal equity, external market analysis, and other business factors permitted by law. Hiring above the mid-point of the range would not be typical in order to allow for potential future salary growth. PSI offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health care, retirement plan, generous leave, as well as other great benefits. For more information, please ask your recruiter or visit https://www.psi.org/careers/ to learn more!


*For all applicants applying outside of the US; please note that those hired outside of the US will be employed through the local PSI office. Pay and benefits will be commensurate with the role and practices of the local office, including payment in local currency.

 

Your contributions

  • Provide significant financial management support to department and network member/country project teams, including preparation and tracking of project and team budgets, financial analysis, and budget realignments. 40% of Time
  • Monitor and ensure smooth operational and programmatic execution of a portfolio of projects or network members/countries, including monitoring of agreement modifications, workplans and deliverables, donor reporting, and subaward management in coordination with immediate team members, network member/country project team members, and global technical and service department. 30% of Time
  • Provide routine administrative support for daily operations, project management, and general functioning of assigned portfolio. 10% of Time
  • Provide support for knowledge management activities, including the design of tools and systems for knowledge management and information tracking, creation and maintenance of internal filing systems, administration of online communications site(s), and development of communications materials. 10% of Time
  • Assist with new business development opportunities, including cost proposal development. 10% of 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
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
  • Knowledge of international development, international donor priorities and/or health areas preferred (such as DFID, USAID, CDC, KFW, corporate and foundation donors).
  • Strong written, verbal, and cross-cultural communications skills.
  • Strong French language professional proficiency
  • Skills in Excel, budget management and monitoring, and strong financial acumen.
  • Excellent organizational skills with special attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Good analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Relevant language skills per country and program portfolio.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to manage diverse workstreams efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • A keen sense of urgency and strong work ethic, positive mindset, and comfort 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 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. #li-ms1 #li-remote

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