Jhpiego Sr. Program Officer - Sustainability in Baltimore, Maryland

Sr. Program Officer will work in close collaboration with the Project Director, Jhpiego PMA staff in-country, Jhpiego Program Officers, Sr. Program Coordinators, Finance Managers, sub-awardees, and the staff at Bill & Melinda Gates Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health which will lead the technical portion of PMA 2.0 to develop and implement a long-term sustainability pland for PMA 2.0. This includes working closely with:

  • Marketing firm to conduct a marketing assessment, develop a marketing plan and implementing and tracking the marketing plan;

  • PMA communications staff to ensure that appropriate communications products and delivery mechanisms are used;

  • PMA Financial and Costing staff to conduct willingness to pay surveys, develop cost models for future surveys, etc., and

  • In-country Implementing partners to build their marketing capacity

  • Participate in project management trainings and develop Project Charters with team

  • Take lead on start-up work plan and milestones as they relate to sustainability

  • Hire marketing firm and work with them to conduct marketing assessment and develop marketing plan for PMA

  • Ensure willingness to pay study is complete

  • Oversee development and implementation of communication plan/data translation plans for Core Project and by sub-awardees

  • Identify and track new funding opportunities

  • Serve as proposal writer and program lead for opportunities as needed to access additional funding from donors for PMA

  • Provide input into costing studies and unit costs for PMA survey

  • Identify long-term global or regional hub to coordinate and manage the PMA survey product long term

  • Travel to countries to support capacity building as needed

  • Hiring manager as needed for new staff

  • Additional assignments as assigned

  • MPH or equivalent advanced degree

  • Certified in PM@Jhpiego (Jhpiego’s internal project management curricula) or PMD Pro (or will be within 60 days of hire)

  • 7 years’ experience at PO level

  • Proven experience successfully managing large complicated public health projects (e.g., multiple partners, difficult donor relations, low in-country capacity) by at least 4 different types of donors, including one USG donor in multiple countries with experience:

  • Submitting high quality reports submitted on time to donors.

  • Managed partners as part of a consortium

  • Developing, analyzing and reviewing budgets

  • Analyzing expenses, variances, accruals, and pipelines

  • Successfully started up a new project

  • Successfully developed work plans with multiple partners

  • Successfully closed out a large project

  • Proven experience successfully supporting new program development

  • Served as program lead on at least 5 proposals – including budget inputs

  • Successfully served as proposal writer on 4 proposals >$10M (e.g., USAID bi-laterals)

  • Experience working at least 2 years overseas with Jhpiego or another NGO

  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff

  • Experience training

  • Proven experience successfully dealing with challenging situations (HR, fraud, donor, etc.)

  • Experience representing Jhpiego or an NGO at high level meetings

  • Strong understanding of at least 5 technical areas Jhpiego works in.

  • Deep understanding of financial management principles

  • Knowledge USG rules and regulations

  • Experience with Office 365

  • Understanding of Jhpiego’s strategy, work, processes

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Team building skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups

  • Strong communication and presentation skills: developing communication products (success stories, FB posts, briefs, PowerPoint presentations)

  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff

  • Proven leadership skills

  • A commitment to customer service and to supporting a positive team culture

  • Travel: Ability to travel 30%

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Contractual financial management experience

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Fluency in French

ID: 2018-3326

External Company URL: www.jhpiego.org