Senior Program Manager


About the organization

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 50 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations


Jhpiego is seeking a Senior Program Manager to work in collaboration with the Project Director to support and administer programming within the assigned multi-country project or portfolio. The Senior Program Manager provides cross-cutting strategic leadership and management support for the implementation of the Unitaid funded Accelerating Measurable Progress and Leveraging PPH Impact (AMPLI-PPHI). AMPLI-PPHI is focused on catalyzing early adoption and setting the stage for scale up of new and recently recommended drugs for postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in high-burden countries targeting: DRC, Guinea, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia.

The Senior Program Manager will establish and lead appropriate program management systems, processes and tools to ensure that sound project management practices and tools are in place that respond to emerging priorities while ensuring compliance to donor and Jhpiego policies and procedures. The Senior Program Manager will work closely with project partners towards common project goals, and serve as the focal point for consortium partners, The SPM will establish metrics and cross-departmental buy-in and adherence to the established systems. The Senior Program Manager will play a key role in knowledge management, communication, procurement, reporting, and work planning for the overall project. Finally, the Senior Program Manager will have high level relationships with the donor and other key stakeholders.


Education: Graduate Degree i.e. MPH (or equivalent working experience).
Years of experience: 10 years relevant working experience.
Certified in PM@Jhpiego (Jhpiego’s internal project management curricula) or Project Management for Development Professionals (DPro. If these certifications have not been completed, the successful candidate must complete within 60 days of hire.
Proven experience in establishing systems to develop high quality workplans, quarterly and annual reports, budgets.
Proven experience successfully starting up and closing out projects.
Proven experience setting up and tracking knowledge management systems for large complex projects.
Excellent understanding of financial management principles and budgeting.
Experience working collaboratively with senior finance staff to establish systems/procedures to develop and track development and review of budgets and expenditure reports.
Strong understanding of multiple technical areas Jhpiego works in.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent writing skills for different audiences.
Team player.
Excellent oral communication skills with diverse groups.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Office 365
Travel Requirement: Ability to travel 30%
Fluent in written and spoken English.


$99,080 - $132,107

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