Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.
Global Communities is seeking a Senior Regional Manager, Americas to join the Sustainable Development Program Operations team. This position is eligible for hybrid or fully remote and may work at any Global Communities office including Silver Spring, San Diego, Guatemala or Honduras.
The Senior Regional Manager, Americas plays a key role in ensuring operational effectiveness and program quality across projects and countries in the region. Under the leadership and direction of the Senior Director, the Senior Regional Manager works closely with Country Directors and Country Finance Directors to ensure effective country operations, effective management of resources, and mitigation of risks in line with Global Communities policies and procedures, and compliance with local regulatory and legal frameworks.
The Senior Regional Manager oversees and ensures the consistent implementation of systems, policies, and procedures to ensure operational excellence, effective program and financial management, and high-quality coordinated support from Headquarters (HQ) to project teams and field leadership in the region. S/he oversees and continuously improves the implementation of all cross-functional Project Support Teams in the region, in line with program management standards and best practices. S/he supervises, guides and supports regional Program Officers to ensure optimal, timely and consistent implementation of Program Support Teams that deliver value through improved coordination, communication, planning, performance and quality of programs. S/he plays a critical role in ensuring effective coordination between HQ and field, and across HQ functions. The Senior Regional Manager supports the Senior Director to analyze programmatic, financial and operational trends in the region, proactively manage risks and issues, and facilitate timely decision making to enable field teams to achieve intended project scope, budget, schedule, and quality objectives.
The Senior Regional Manager’s scope is regional, S/he directly supervises and develops the capacity of the Senior Program Officers, Program Officers, and Program Associates for the region.
As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work. To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19. Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
1. Country Operations Support & Oversight
2. Financial Management
3. Program Management
4. Business Development
5. Personnel & Team Management
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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.