Executive Vice President

Panagora Group

About the organization

Panagora Group is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.


The executive vice president will provide multidisciplinary, organizational leadership in partnership with the CEO. The executive vice president is a hands-on, day-to-day leader who guides and supervises leadership teams and makes decisions about the allocation and utilization of resources for financial, programmatic, and corporate needs. They will collaborate with other members of the senior leadership team to develop and execute immediate- and long-term strategies, effectively manage employees, budgets, and policies. The executive vice president will identify synergies across the organization to improve corporate performance in support of growth and continuous improvement. The executive vice president will also foster and cultivate an inclusive and engaged employee-ownership culture that enables a professionally exciting, collaborative, collegial work environment. Further, the executive vice president monitors the progress of critical success indicators to ensure that corporate operations and technical services are optimally and compliantly performed.

Primary Responsibilities

· Provide insights and industry knowledge to develop and successfully implement a strategic plan emphasizing Panagora’s strengths, growing jobs, revenue, and market share through careful leadership, planning, and execution.


· Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

· 20+ years’ of progressively responsible, relevant experience in international operations and for-profit leadership.

· International development country experience, preferably in a long-term leadership role.

· Extensive skills and experience in U.S. government and other donor relations, including expert knowledge of USAID programs and regulations.

· Extensive business development, programmatic, operational and infrastructure leadership experience.

· Proven ability to work effectively and manage high-performing international teams, staying calm under pressure.

· Strong financial management and project management skills and the ability to support a continuous improvement environment.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, including extensive experience in making formal presentations to clients, peers, industry leaders, and other groups.

· Fluency in a second language, e.g., French, Portuguese, or Spanish.

Application instructions

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Due to the ongoing pandemic and based on guidance from the CDC, federal and local government agencies, the position is expected to be fully remote through January 2022, after which Panagora Group will move to a hybrid work schedule.

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