The Senior Director for Economic Development and Health will directly manage program staff and ensure programmatic and financial compliance with a $41M USAID and USDA-funded portfolio of programs in South America. The Senior Director position reports to the Vice President of Economic Development & Health in Washington, D.C.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Serve as liaison between POA and USAID and USDA AORs;
- Monitor and manage program budgets;
- Hire and train qualified staff;
- Directly supervise HQ staff, including two Senior Program Officers and an Associate Director;
- Lead start-up and closeout procedures for the field office(s);
- Monitor project(s) to ensure contractual and financial compliance, as well as achievement of project deliverables and impact;
- Monitor field office budget(s) and financial reporting and conduct random spot checks and audits;
- Manage sub-contractor contractual and technical deliverables;
- Deliver in-person trainings and webinars to HQ and field staff;
- Maintain electronic filing system of all program documentation, stakeholder contacts, and deliverables;
- Ensure delivery of high-quality M&E plan, annual reports, mid-year performance reports, annual work plans, technical reports, internal and external program evaluations, sub-award technical reports, special studies, and other reports agreed upon with the AOR;
- Support business development opportunities as requested;
- Serve on POA’s Senior Management Team, providing critical feedback and contributions; and
- Other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications and Background:
- Comprehensive knowledge of federal rules and regulations as it pertains to cooperative agreements;
- Proven experience with personnel management;
- Ability to work and lead teams in a multi-cultural setting;
- Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and strong attention to detail are required;
- Strong oral and writing skills in English and second language (Spanish, French, or Arabic preferred);
- Ability to deliver high quality, detail-oriented, and professional donor/partner reports;
- Ability to ensure full programmatic and financial compliance of federal funded programs; and
- Experience leading or contributing to technical narratives and other business development tasks.
- Master’s degree in international development or a related field; and
- Minimum of twelve years of professional experience, including work in federally funded program management.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Michael Moscarelli at email@example.com. Please note that only finalists will be contacted.