Program Officer II

Location US-DC
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/24/2020 9:32 PM)
Job ID
US Based Positions


Program Officer II needed to support Momentum 2A, including supporting work planning; technical and program support to teams and working groups; financial oversight and sub-award management; operations and administration.


MOMENTUM 2A is a five year USAID funded global award, that will work in tandem with country governments and local nongovernmental organizations to provide targeted technical and capacity development assistance, and contribute to the global technical leadership and policy dialogue on improving measurable outcomes for maternal, reproductive, newborn and child health, and voluntary family planning.




Work Planning, and Reporting

  • Support the annual workplan development and review process
  • Support the reporting process coordinating across teams
  • Supporting monitoring progress on key deliverables and activities outlined in the workplan across teams through participation in quarterly portfolio reviews, review of quarterly reports, team meetings, etc.
  • Contribute to project documents such as Annual Reports, semi annual reports, evidence briefs, and other knowledge management products
  • Take meeting minutes and notes, follow up on actions.

Program Support to Technical and Cross Cutting Teams

  • Coordinate closely with technical and program teams to support advancement of key tasks as needed
  • Provide additional programmatic support for Momentum 2A immunization team, including supporting two technical working groups, team meetings and planning for large technical meetings
  • Support planning and execution of meetings and activities

 Operations and Administration

  • Ensure compliance with Jhpiego and JHU operational policies and regulations
  • Work with the Contracts team to ensure compliance with key requirements, such as EMMPs
  • Coordinate key regular meetings, including agenda planning and development, and follow-up on key action items, etc.
  • Support Jhpiego management team on relevant assigned tasks


Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health or related field
  • Field experience mandatory
  • 5 years’ experience managing international health programs at the Program Officer level; 7 years experience preferred
  • Certified in PM@Jhpiego (Jhpiego’s internal project management curricula) or PMD Pro (or will be within 60 days of hire)
  • Preparing high quality reports for donors/funders
  • Managing partners as part of a consortium
  • Developing, analyzing, and reviewing budgets
  • Successfully developed work plans in collaboration with multiple partners
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change with strong decision making skills
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination and team building skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups
  • A commitment to customer service and to supporting a positive team culture
  • Ability to travel 30%
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Familiarity with Office 365 products, experience with data analytics plus
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Experience working in a diverse and high-paced setting
  • Ability to work proactively, organize and manage own work and assist others to do the same
  • Highly motivated and confident, ability to make work independently and in close harmony with many diverse groups and individuals



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