Associate Program Manager, Global Operations Africa

PSI: Population Services International


PSI seeks an Associate Program Manager that 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.

Work with network member/country project teams, global technical and service departments, and strategic partners to ensure program/project objectives are met and are in compliance with 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 the 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 the Time
  • Provide routine administrative support for daily operations, project management, and general functioning of assigned portfolio. 10% of the 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 the Time
  • Assist with new business development opportunities, including cost proposal development. 10% of the Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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.

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