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Impact Malaria Program Manager

Population Services International
Washington, DC 20036
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Population Services International

Job ID 2021-3387
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 14 hours ago
Category Technical Health Areas
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Region Population Services International
Position Location: Country United States

Program Manager, PMI Impact Malaria (IM)

Based in Washington, DC

10-25% international travel

Reports to IM Country Operations Director

Join us!

The US Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria project is PMI's flagship global malaria service delivery project, helping to improve the quality and increase the delivery of malaria diagnosis and treatment services in up to 27 countries around the world. PMI Impact Malaria is a USAID contract hosted and led by PSI as the prime contractor.

PMI Impact Malaria works with national malaria control programs to help tackle malaria challenges by:

Closing the gaps in malaria service delivery to get the right medicine, with the correct diagnosis, to patients in need, in the timeliest manner.

Unlocking the potential of key drug-based approaches, by helping countries to introduce, implement, and scale-up proven innovations to move countries forward in their elimination efforts, according to each country's unique malaria situation.

Strengthening malaria health systems and the use of data for decision-making to link operational research and country-led dialogue with global technical leadership for the means of accelerating service delivery improvements and advancing key learnings.

The PMI Impact Malaria (IM) team is a results-focused, multi-disciplined and multi-cultured team, based out of Washington DC, working through PSI country offices as well as through our partners Jhpiego, Medical Care Development International (MCDI) and the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF).

PSI seeks a Program Manager that will oversee PSI's operational, technical, and programmatic excellence goals and execution of quality standards by providing wide-ranging operational, technical, and/or or project management support to the US Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria project. It works with network members/country 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. It demonstrates advanced knowledge or provides specialized subject matter support in a technical or functional area (e.g., a health area or specific program management skillset).

Your contributions

- Monitors and ensures smooth operational and programmatic implementation and technical quality of a portfolio of at least two IM country projects with immediate team members, IM country teams, the IM Contracts Team and global technical and service departments. Specific responsibilities include monitoring workplans and deliverables, contributing to subaward management and contract compliance, monitoring and tracking approvals and waivers related to procurement, staffing and travel, and participating in setting and monitoring project objectives and strategies and developing the long-term vision of success of the project. 35% of the Time
- Provides financial management support to the Program Officer Team, IM Finance Team and IM country teams, including preparation and tracking of project, country, and team budgets, project spend, and review of financial reports. Closely monitors projections against actual progress and take corrective measures, as needed. 20% of the Time
- Assists or leads on new business development opportunities, including development of strategy and technical proposals. 15% of the Time

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.
- At least 1 year of people management experience preferred
- Knowledge of international development, international donor priorities and/or malaria service delivery required
- USAID contracts experience preferred
- Experience with project closeout preferred
- Relevant French language skills per country and program portfolio 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.

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: [email protected] or call (202)785-0072.
- Leads recruitment, training, and ongoing performance management of staff. 15% of the Time
- Provides specialized training or technical support related to project management for headquarters and field IM staff. Contribute to departmental/organizational initiatives and oversee related knowledge management by updating and maintaining internal knowledge management resources in collaboration with IM's Knowledge Management Officer. 15% of the Time

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


Posted: 2021-06-22 Expires: 2021-07-24

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