Program Manager, Community Partnerships for Respectful Care

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 12 June 2020
  • Stamford, Connecticut, United States
  • Closing on 12 July 2020
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Job Description

TITLE: Program Manager, Community Partnerships for Respectful Care

DEPARTMENT: International Programs

REPORTS TO: Chief of Party, Community Partnerships for Respectful Care

ASSIGNMENT TYPE: Full-time

ABOUT AMERICARES: Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The CPRC Program Manager will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team. S/he will provide basic administrative and technical support for the core CPRC Project team, which consists of the Chief of Party, the Technical Director, the Project Finance Manager, and the M&E Manager. Based at Americares Headquarters in Stamford, CT, the main purpose of this position is to support the implementation of the USAID-funded Community Partnerships for Respectful Care (CPRC) Project so that all USAID procedural and reporting requirements are fulfilled on a timely basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support the development of procedures and processes to ensure project quality and efficiency;

· Develop and maintain schedules for project milestones to make sure deadlines are met in a timely manner;

· Assist the project team with the preparation of annual workplans and budgets;

· Develop and maintain project files on SharePoint and Teams;

· Assist field and HQ teams to develop narrative and financial reports to USAID including Quarterly Program Performance Reports; Annual Program Performance Reports and the Final Report;

· Assist with the review and tracking of project funds;

· Assist with data management and facilitate project planning and reporting mechanisms;

· Be responsive on a day-to-day basis to requests for assistance from field teams in Liberia and Tanzania;

· Assist with making travel plans and arranging meetings and conferences;

· Assist the Chief of Party in the preparation of the Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) for CPRC as well as the annual Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Reports (EMMR);

· Assist the Marketing and Communications team to develop and monitor adherence to the USAID-mandated CPRC Branding and Marking Plan;

· Support the corporate relations team to develop requests to donors for the gift-in-kind donations needed to meet CPRC match requirements;

· Work with the gift-in-kind and corporate relations teams to build CPRC-related shipments for Liberia and Tanzania;

· Collaborate with Global Programs leadership across departments to increase program effectiveness;

· Serve as an organizational focal point for CPRC with internal stakeholders;

· Provide support for the Emergency Response team in Americares responses to emergencies impacting CPRC Project locations in Liberia and Tanzania;

· Other duties as assigned.

CORE AMERICARES RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Foster Americares values of responsiveness, results orientation, collaboration, efficiency and integrity.

· Coach, support and develop department staff to increase individual and team effectiveness.

· Develop and manage implementation of plans to increase department operating performance, including SOPs and other efficiency initiatives.

Qualifications:

· Master’s degree preferred with concentration in a relevant field including, but not limited to, global health/public health, international affairs, or development; alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree with ten years of relevant work experience;

· Required: Five years of USAID project implementation experience;

· Required: Knowledge of public health, RMNCH, family planning, nutrition, and/or health systems strengthening in low-resource settings;

· Working knowledge or familiarity with US Government rules and regulations including 2CFR200, 2 CFR700, ADS, Standard Provisions, and others;

· Two years of working experience in sub-Saharan Africa;

· Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communications skills; ability to develop partnerships across sectors and cultures;

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

· Excellent writing skills and experience writing donor reports;

· Proficiency in Office 365 including Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint and SharePoint;

· Ability to travel internationally to Liberia or Tanzania;

· Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

About the Organization

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states with over $600 million in innovative health programs and quality medical aid. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.

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