Fhi: Senior Program Officer

Posted on :

10 Jun, 2016

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Management Jobs in South Africa

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 and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Program Officer

The position is located within the East and Southern Africa regional office, which provides oversight and support to 16 countries in the region.

The SPO Provides Guidance And Support To Staff And Partners In The Following Areas

  • Program support. Provide support in areas including start-up, work planning, budget development, reporting, implementation, close-out and general problem-solving.
  • Program oversight. Provide oversight in areas including budget monitoring, sub-award management, and tracking of deliverables, targets, reports, etc. Ensure compliance with donor requirements and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge management. Provide support in documenting project approaches and achievements.
  • Business development. Support proposal development, particularly sections on budget, management, and staffing.
  • Communication and coordination. Facilitate communication between countries/projects and other relevant internal and external stakeholders, including HQ units.
  • Regional planning. Contribute to regional strategic planning, work planning and budgeting processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 8+ years’ experience in NGO program management.
  • Experience implementing donor-funded projects, particularly USAID/PEPFAR.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Availability to travel up to 25% within the region.
  • Fluent written and spoken English required.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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