Program Officer II, LINKAGES Project

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 21 February 2019
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 5 July 2019
  • Current

Job Description

Description:

Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), is a USIAD funded cooperative agreement under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. LINKAGES is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) — sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs — and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV.

Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.

Responsibilities:
  • Provides support to program management such as troubleshooting, updates work plans, coordinates travel arrangements and monitors program activities.
  • Tracks performance against Financial Cost Objective (FCO) ID, project timelines, budget, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Facilitates communication by answering partner inquires and monitoring project websites.
  • Designs, implements, and coordinates specific program activities and may conduct research to achieve program goals.
  • Works with Project Manager and assists with developing budgets, proposals, managing grants, project materials, and information.
  • Collects, complies and analyzes information relevant to the program.
  • May provide administrative support to programs as needed by writing, reviewing, and translating reports on a quarterly basis.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to program.
  • Reviews and contributes to work plans for one or many programs.
  • Documents and shares project accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned among internal and external partners.
  • Serves as the liaison for internal units, such as finance, contracts, centers, etc.
  • Supports program/project teams administratively and technically to provide high quality deliverables to clients.
  • Develops reports, briefing papers, press releases, and presentations as necessary for one or multiple projects/programs.
  • Ensures timely implementation, and monitors project activities against work plans.
  • Identifies resource development opportunities and supports development of proposals
  • Serves as the liaison with government officials, local communities, and other organizations.
  • Provides technical input to projects, including monitoring and evaluation.
  • Mentors staff and provides training on systems, policies, and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience with program management, preferable on international health, HIV/AIDS preferable
  • ​Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.
  • Familiarly with and US Government rules and regulations, preferably USAID requirements
  • Field experience or experience working with field-based activities from headquarters.
  • Proven ability to support the management of project deliverables and consultants, which includes preparation of written deliverables and products.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a large work volume in a timely manner
  • Ability to initiate, prioritize, and implement activities with minimal oversight
  • Excellent organizational skills, meticulous, and pays attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to read, write concisely and speak fluent English. Knowledge of French is a plus.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. Experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment desirable.
  • International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.
Technology to be Used:
  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.
Travel Requirements:
  • 10%-25%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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About the Organization

About FHI 360: FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Proram Officer

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