Program Manager- Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and Eastern Europe

Holt International

About the organization

Established in 1956 and headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, Holt International Children’s Services (Holt) has created a child-centered family strengthening model that we adapt and implement based on the community needs, cultural assets, and local partnerships. As a global leader in child welfare our mission is “a Christian organization committed to help strengthen families, care for orphans, and find adoptive families for kids.” We continue to recognize and honor Holt’s heritage, and our staff, donors, and clients are as diverse as the children we serve. In FY19, we helped 283,212 children and families in 15 developing countries.

Holt’s organizational model includes three primary service pillars: Family Strengthening, Care for Orphan and Vulnerable Children, and Adoption Services.



The Program Manager must possess, child-focused program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills and experience in order to achieve success. He/she successfully manages regional activities related to program development, implementation, monitoring & evaluation to ensure all program objectives are met. He/she is responsible for collecting and managing data related to programs, and reporting of program activities and outcomes. She/he serves as coordinating link between assigned programs and departments within the Holt organizational structure.


1. To ensure the programs are founded in best practices, the Program Manager is responsible for coordinating program design activities to ensure they are designed to achieve impact.

2. Develop country needs assessments for orphaned and vulnerable children to ensure implementation of appropriate and relevant interventions for each region.

3. Assist country offices and partners in developing evidence-based logic models supported by acceptable research.

4. Manage the identification and development of program partnerships based on programming and country needs.



Licensed Master’s Degree in related field, with 3 years of experience in international child welfare; or Master’s Degree in International Development or related field, with 3 years of experience in international child welfare; or Bachelor’s degree in social work, international development or a related field and five years of experience in international child welfare. Knowledge of international development, international child welfare, community-based development, or other directly related service field, or nonprofit organizational capacity building area, such as program planning, or organizational development, strongly preferred. Cross cultural knowledge, sensitivity and competencies. Excellent English language written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with budgeting, databases, word processing and spreadsheets. Note: Required to complete and record with HR a minimum of 30 hours of training every two years on emerging adoption practices.


$43,830 - $59.170

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