Program Manager

Panagora Group

About the organization

Panagora Group is a small business 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 the application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.


Panagora Group, a small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a full-time manager to join our Silver Spring office. The program manager is responsible for ensuring the operational effectiveness and compliant implementation of activities. They will provide a broad range of project management, operations, budgeting, and technical support to prime and subcontracts. The manager will also take on new business and technical assignments according to company needs and individual expertise. The manager will work under the direction and supervision of the director and will serve as supervisor to associates. We are looking for managers with programmatic, budgeting, IDIQ subcontract administration and field team backstopping experience. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience with USAID regulations, practices, and full-cycle project management activities.

Provide day-to-day support to field teams, including communications and responding to requests and adherence to contract requirements and government regulations
Lead project start-up and close-out activities, develop and refine project management tools, resources, and processes
Support the development and implementation of annual work plans; ensure timely and high-quality reviews and submissions of deliverables; Prepare scopes of work and monitoring service delivery
Oversee financial management of assigned projects including developing, tracking, and up


Master’s degree in health, business, international development, or a relevant field
5-7 years of USAID project management or relevant work experience with international donors required
Experience with global health, private sector health, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation and/or knowledge management desired
Proven track record in various new business roles in a USAID context required
Strong numeracy skills: ability to put together cost proposals and budgets
At least two years supervisory experience desired
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines, and intense pressure to perform
Strong change management, results oriented and decision-making skills
Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communications skills
Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
Competent user of MS Office
Demonstrated leadership skills, versatility, and integrity
Preferred Qualifications
Experience living and working in the field, preferably in a low resource setting
Proficiency in one or more foreign languages, (French, Portuguese, and/or Spanish)

Reporting to: Program Director

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.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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