Program Manager, Global Fund (Program, Quality & Impact Division – Health Team)

World Vision is hiring a Global Fund Program Manager to serve on Program, Quality & Impact (PQI) Health Team.

01 At a Glance

Role: Program Manager, Global Fund

Location: Washington, D.C. USA

Reports to: Health Sr. Program Manager

Required experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (eight years). Requires a minimum of 3-5 years relevant professional experience. Direct experience managing large grants from Global fund. Proven experience effectively managing large Global Fund projects and successful resolution of implementation challenges. Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in one or more of the following areas of: Monitoring and Evaluation; HIV-AIDS; TB; Malaria; Health Systems Strengthening. French and/or Spanish proficiency.

Work Authorization: Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. for any employer.

Travel: Up to 25% of time both in development and fragile contexts.

02 The Job: World Vision is looking for a Program Manager who will contribute to the International Programs Group’s (IPG) program quality and reporting goals through the management of Global Fund projects. This person will oversee project implementation and provide monitoring and evaluation of the Global Fund portfolio to ensure financial and legal compliance. She/He will demonstrate a mutual understanding of both donor and field-facing requirements, providing product management, and project support to enable fundraisers to deliver on the donor promise. She/He will ensure compliance to donor standards, develop tools, and provide capacity building for Global Fund projects. She/He will speak either French or Spanish in addition to English.

03 Your Responsibilities Will Include:

Lead or coordinate project start-up with the National Office, partner, and other key stakeholders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ensure all involved staff have copies of approved program design (narrative, logframe, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget, and grant agreement) and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements.
Assist with recruiting and staffing/consulting needs.
Support National Office (NO) in meeting special donor requirements, such as the purchase of capital assets.
Facilitate start-up workshop and any required training (e.g., donor requirements).
Ensure clarity of roles and responsibilities for key staff to support successful project implementation.
Ensure technical review of any baseline research methodologies.
Ensure that monitoring and evaluation system is set up (including reporting templates) and processes for developing detailed implementation plan is completed.
Ensure that the reporting and evaluation process for the performance management of programs is developed.
Communicate outcomes of start-up to the donor or director.
Ensure that projects are managed effectively through appropriate, timely and detailed communication with appropriate internal teams and relevant stakeholders regarding major issues and successes related to the project. Coordinate with appropriate staff and leadership to encourage and facilitate the documentation of promising practices and lessons learned. On-going project implementation support includes, but is not limited to:
Ensure regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of program activities.
Work with project staff to ensure timely and high-quality reports are submitted.
Monitor implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with Finance.
Assist the field in accessing appropriate technical assistance for successful implementation of activities.
Monitor compliance and ensure WV responds professionally to all compliance and audit issues, follow-up on audit findings and evaluation recommendations.
Ensure technical review of any evaluation terms of reference.
Revise program documents as necessary and as requested and coordinate or complete approved amendments.
Coordinate and/or submit cost and no-cost extensions.
Coordinate with Regional Office (RO) technical staff on key updates and technical support requests.
Showcase projects and data collected as relevant.
Lead close-out process (includes final reports, evaluations and lessons learned). Ensure that evaluation outcomes and lessons learned are shared with and disseminated to all appropriate stakeholders.
Conduct appropriate and useful field visits to assist the office, ensuring communication and coordination with appropriate staff members.
Network with sector leaders internally and externally, to strengthen World Vision’s industry position, stay current with the sector evidence base, and to connect field projects with sector resources such as university researchers.
Attend sector specific external meetings/conferences as applicable to existing programming in order to share lessons learned and best practices with field offices.
Contribute to sector business plans and strategy.
Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as part of a team.
Provide project management assistance to the field as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

04 You Bring These Skills:

French and/or Spanish proficiency, required.
Direct experience managing large grants from Global fund, required.
Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

05 Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (eight years). In addition to education or education equivalent, requires a minimum of 3-5 years relevant professional experience. Work in international relief and development preferred. Proven experience effectively managing large Global Fund projects and successful resolution of implementation challenges. Demonstrated ability to facilitate multi-stakeholder engagement. Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in one or more of the following areas of: Monitoring and Evaluation; HIV-AIDS; TB; Malaria; Health Systems Strengthening.

06 Where This Job Could Take Your Career: You’ll be part of World Vision USA as well as part of the larger World Vision International Partnership. Globally, we have over 40,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries (~1,000 staff with World Vision US).

07 About World Vision: We’re a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to empower them as they reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For nearly 70 years, World Vision has followed Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. We serve every child regardless of faith.

08 Salary Range & Benefits: Your salary is important to you, so it’s important to us. Please share your salary expectations with us in the application process to get the conversation started. We also have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

09 To Apply: Click the Apply box in the lower left corner. We look forward to reviewing your application.

10 What happens next? We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. If questions arise on our end, we will message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to connect with additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time. All interviews will be virtual at this time.

Job Location
Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States
Position Type
Working Environment / Conditions
Standard office environment. Domestic and international travel required (up to 25% of the time).

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