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2 Jul 2022

Senior Program Officer at Jhpiego

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Job Description

Jhpiego is recruiting for the position of Senior Program Officer.

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, builds global and local partnerships to enhance the quality of healthcare Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, builds global and local partnerships to enhance the quality of healthcare services for women and families around the world. Jhpiego is a global leader in the creation of innovative and effective approaches to developing human resources for health.

Position Overview

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) under guidance of the DOD Program Director and the Jhpiego Country Office Programs Operations Specialist will lead the day-to-day project management tasks of Jhpiego’s DOD care and treatment project.  The SPO is accountable for annual workplan development, coordinating PEPFAR reporting, monitoring scope, schedule and cost performance, managing risk, and leading the DOD Community program team.  The SPO will facilitate subaward management.  The SPO will work closely with the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) lead to plan and implement M&E activities.


  • Facilitate DOD Community annual and quarterly workplan development reviewing and consolidating inputs from project team.
  • Collaborate with Finance and Admin Director in developing realistic and feasible annual budgets and coordinate activity-related budget inputs
  • Oversee accurate use of activity monitoring tools
  • Coordinate with finance unit to PEFPAR budget presentations and reporting.
  • Coordinate cash flow forecasts for project’s activity
  • Communicate project’s scope, schedule and cost performance with DOD program leadership in compliance with Jhpiego’s internal project monitoring systems.
  • Convene project’s subaward management team overseeing subawardee performance, annual budget development, reporting, and invoicing.
  • Maintain project risk log and coordinate risk monitoring plan.
  • Liaise with technical staff to recruit, supervise, and support layworkers, mobilizers, data clerks, and volunteers supporting the project.
  • Review and approve project activities in compliance with Jhpiego’s internal process.
  • Work with Jhpiego’s Finance and Administrative unit to organize logistics for monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Lead development the project’s procurement plan in collaboration with Jhpiego’s procurement unit and the project team.
  • Support scheduling and logistics of the DOD MER team activities.
  • Manage change control for the training team including reviewing change requests, assessing impact on scope, schedule and cost and make recommendations to Senior Program Officer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Business Management or related field.
  • 7-8 years’ experience with increasing level of responsibility
  • Understanding of PEPFAR programming requirements
  • Experience with public health projects
  • Experience in Office management for projects funded by international donors (knowledge of US Government regulations preferred but not a must)
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to achieve desired results.
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Method of Application

Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document to the Human Resources Director: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The closing date is Friday, July 15, 2022


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