Senior Program Manager, CLAimDev

Panagora Group

About the organization

Panagora Group is 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 application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.


Panagora Group seeks a full-time senior program manager to join our Silver Spring office. The senior program manager will work closely with the Home Office (HO) director to develop innovative solutions for technical implementation, supervise program managers and associates to achieve contractual and administrative requirements of each assigned contract, support strategic business development, and serve as an active member of at least one of Panagora’s practice areas, as well as train and develop staff.

We are looking for individuals 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Direct activity management team efforts to provide day-to-day support to field teams, including ensuring consistent application of the governing rules and regulations, as well as our internal policies and procedures.
Provide oversight on all aspects of financial management of assigned projects including the development, tracking, and updating of budgets; monitoring monthly projections and actuals; obligated funds notifications; budget modifications and other financial matters.
Provide strategic direction to project start-up and close-out activities including development, and refinement of project management tools, resources, and processes.


Master’s degree in health, business, international development, or a relevant field.
Must have 8+ years of experience managing USAID donor-funded projects.
Must have experience with global health, private sector health, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation and/or knowledge management.
Strong working knowledge of USAID rules and regulations (including but not limited to FAR, AIDAR, ADS, and CFR).
Must have proven business development expertise in a USAID context.
Must have at least (4) years supervisory experience.
Proven ability to develop and manage cost proposals and budgets.
Demonstrated experience working in culturally diverse team environments.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Proficient MS Office skills, particularly with Excel.
Demonstrated experience living and working in a developing country.
Fluency in a second language preferred (French, Portuguese, or other major national language(s) relevant to area(s) of focus)

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