Program Officer, II

FHI 360

About the organization

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, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Duties

FHI 360’s Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department (CSPB) supports citizens to mobilize effectively to influence policy, improve lives, and build peace. CSPB works with civil society to increase its credibility, visibility and effectiveness by building its capacity to:

Engage with local government to increase its responsiveness to citizen needs;

Solve community problems, engage youth in civic affairs, and provide needed services to citizens;

Advocate for social justice, democratic reforms, human rights, and effective policies;

Leverage and/or produce media content, such as for online, radio, and television, to promote social dialogue and tolerance; and

Promote peaceful solutions to conflict and support peace negotiations.

Provides technical assistance and support to programs in the areas of civil society strengthening, governance, peacebuilding, preventing violent extremism, and youth engagement. 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.

Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development, Knowledge/Information Services, or Related Field.

​Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.

Experience:
Typically requires a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience with program management, US Government rules and regulations.

Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.

Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English

Strong proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is preferred

Prior team lead experience preferred.

Research and analytical skills.

Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization.

International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.

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