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 Program Manager to join the Global Operations team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. The primary responsibility of the Program Manager is to provide Headquarters (HQ) program and operational support to specific countries and projects within a designated portfolio. S/he is the lead for the assigned portfolio and manages (directly or indirectly), mentors and coaches junior program support team members. The Program Manager is the primary point of contact at HQ for 1) more complex projects within designated countries and 2) cross-cutting, country-wide systems, processes, or initiatives.
The Program Manager oversees HQ support across the project life cycle for the more complex programs within the portfolio, delegating to the Program Officer or Associate where appropriate. This includes providing first line program management and operational support to the in-country team and working with other stakeholders within and outside the Global Program Operations department where needed and appropriate. On assigned projects, s/he is responsible for award management and is the primary point of contact with the donors. The Program Manager will also mentor and support the Program Officer in the management of smaller projects within the portfolio.
The Program Manager identifies key trends, best practices, lessons learned, and challenges across the assigned portfolio. S/he works with the in-country team to improve processes and procedures and escalates any key concerns to the Senior Program Manager. S/he supports the roll out of crosscutting, country-wide programmatic or operational initiatives, delegating to the Program officer where appropriate.
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.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibility Area: Program Management and Operations
Responsibility Area: Management
POSITION SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The salary for this position is $76,566-114,849. Salary determinations are made based on several factors including experience, qualifications, location, internal equity, and budget.
Global Communities holds strict safeguarding principles and has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment, Global Communities will conduct robust reference and background screening checks, including international vetting as a signature of the Global Misconduct Disclosure Scheme to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded, and abuse is prevented. The incumbent is required to carry out their duties in accordance with Global Communities Safeguarding policy and the Standards of Conduct.
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.
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