Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking a Senior Program Officer, Africa to join the Program Operations team. This position may be based at the Global Communities Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, California office.
The primary responsibility of the Senior Program Officer is to coordinate and provide program management and backstopping support to a portfolio of assigned projects within the Africa region. The Senior Program Officer provides direct support across the project life cycle from start-up and implementation to close-out and is the primary point of contact at Headquarters (HQ) for project information, status, performance, donor requirements, and communication.
The Senior Program Officer’s portfolio typically includes projects of significant size, complexity, and/or with higher strategic or risk profiles within the region. The Senior Program Officer assists the Senior Regional Manager on country operations support, data analysis and internal reporting to management. The Senior Program Officer also provides mentorship and coaching to develop the capacity of Program Officers and Program Associates.
The Senior Program Officer’s country and project portfolio will be determined based on regional needs and priorities and may shift from time to time based on the evolving nature of the regional program portfolio.
1. Award Management
2. Financial Management
3. Program Management & Support
4. Country Operations Support
5. Business Development
6. Learning & Knowledge Management
POSITION SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.