Associate Program Manager, AEE

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Full Time
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Date Posted
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20036
Company Information
Population Services International

Associate Program Manager

Asia and Eastern Europe

Based in Washington, DC

Up to 20% international travel

Reports to the Senior Program Manger

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

The Asia and Eastern Europe (AEE) region is known as the jump in, roll up your sleeves and get it done region at PSI. While our budgets are smaller than others in the organization, we have the passion, drive and energy to implement new and existing innovations in global health. We also have great food AND BOLLYWOOD! Currently, we have programs operating in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Central Asia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam. We also have very active Independent Network Members in our region who provide some added excitement and complexity to the day-to-day work.

We are looking for an Associate Program Manager (APM) to join the AEE regional support team (RST). The APM should be passionate about contributing to the health of those we serve around the world, love numbers and working with data, like the challenge of linking programs with finances, and have a curiosity for why things are the way they are and confidence to ask how we can do better.

The APM will have wide?ranging responsibilities working with PSI staff at all levels both in Washington and overseas, providing program management and technical support for Pakistan in the AEE region. The APM will serve as the key liaison between the country teams and PSI global services, serving as a champion for the field. The APM is responsible for managing project data collection, analysis and reporting; coordinating donor reporting and ensuring contractual compliance; and engaging with country teams around strategy and sustainability issues. A significant focus is also on subaward management and compliance. The APM will pro-actively meet programmatic and administrative needs, juggle multiple competing priorities, and enthusiastically ensure smooth and timely flow of work. The position requires flexibility, strong organizational skills and a willingness to assume varied duties and projects. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and reports to the Senior Program Manager for Asia and Eastern Europe.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contributionYou will: Serve as a Champion for the Field * Serve as point of contact for assigned countries by providing in-depth report reviews, regular country check in calls, tracking of technical assistance needs, etc.* Serve as primary point of contact for overseas staff.* Advise field platforms on technical, capacity building, development, and strategic issues.* Support external relations and visibility through the preparation of presentations and publications, website updates, etc. Help Platforms Achieve Operational Integrity and Programmatic Success* Monitor contract compliance across a diverse set of donor agreements.* Create/implement project management tracking tools and be responsible for ensuring timely data collection, cleaning of data, and production of quantitative reports and analyses.* Provide significant financial management support: including preparation and tracking of project budgets and annual budgets.* Oversee the subaward management process for three large, local NGOs.* Pinpoint issues in data collection and reporting and figure out effective ways to address them.* Support donor reporting process, ensuring quality submissions and document retention.* Support proposal writing and project design.* Research selected topics (e.g. health, marketing, communications).* Maintain and distribute reference and global guidance materials.* Review marketing and M&E plans.* Fulfill other programmatic and administrative functions as required.What are we looking for? The basics* You have at least two years relevant work experience, including experience in program management and measurement of impact.* You are passionate about working on international health issues and are willing to work hard to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.* You have experience living and working in a country outside the US.* You have a master's degree in a relevant subject (MPH, MBA, MIA, etc.).* You have advanced skills in Excel, word processing, budget management and data analysis.* You can effortlessly perform a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines, and keep cool under pressure.* You can impress us with your attention to detail and timeliness.* You are fluent in English.* References will be required.* Must be authorized to work in the United States. B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.What would get us excited? Excel and Data Wiz. You love numbers, are energized by findings new ways to represent and analyze data, and just can't get enough Excel. Good at Jigsaw Puzzles. You enjoy seeing how the pieces fit together. Program results and finances do not work independently of each other and you seek to tell the story of one through the other! Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills. You are able to work with many people across diverse backgrounds and are an excellent writer. Mind for Process Improvement. You bring awareness and commitment to doing work effectively and efficiently. We want people who will see a way to streamline or improve a process and who won't hesitate to share their ideas in making it happen. Champion of Fun. You support the idea that the team that works hard should play hard. We like people with a team attitude who smile and encourage others through both easy and tough tasks. STATUS* Exempt* Must be authorized to work in the US.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.Apply Here:
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