Project Manager

Liberia Maryland, Liberia


Description

Position Overview: 

The Project Manager will be supporting the design and delivery of a 20 month, grant funded program, Hub and Spoke: Modeling a New Approach to Biomedical Engineering in the Southeast. S/he will work closely with technical and clinical staff within PIH and across the five Southeast County Health Teams – Grand Gedeh, Sinoe, River Gee, Grand Kru and Maryland Counties – to plan, oversee and lead project implementation. S/he will serve as the main point of contact with technical project staff, County Health Teams and donor for this project; monitor budget to actual and performance against the work plan; and work with the grants management, policy and partnerships and monitoring and evaluation teams to generate high quality, timely reports and ensure compliance with donor requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Management of project budget, scope and timeline: ensuring project deliverables and targets are met, project team members are engaged, know the specific tasks they’re responsible for and have the resources they need to succeed in their roles.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the grant management team to conduct financial tracking and reporting and ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations.
  • Facilitate monthly project review meetings internally and coordinate quarterly external steering committee meetings
  • Participate in technical working groups and donor review meetings in Monrovia as needed/appropriate
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, presentations and other project related documents and ensure CHT sign-off.
  • Compile project success stories and photos for onward sharing with donors and partners for further advocacy purposes.
  • Troubleshoot challenges and liaise with colleagues in Monrovia to ensure project equipment and supplies arrive in a timely fashion to remain in line with project timelines.
  • Liaise with PIH project managers in Maryland to ensure strong linkages and encourage positive synergies and sharing of best project management practices across projects.

Qualifications:

  • Five years’ experience working in global health
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Anthropology, Business Administration or a related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Ability to manage complex projects from creation to completion, prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and country.
  • Excellent coordination, writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with policies, rules, and requirements associated with public sector grants and cooperative agreements and direct experience in working with grant-related budgets.
  • Humility and flexibility. Capacity to enter each conversation as a learner and a teacher.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across Ministry units, donors and implementing partners.
  • Excellent ability to manage communication flow and ensure the right people have the right information at the right time.
  • Commitment to health as a human right and social justice required.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • International work experience necessary; prior experience in West Africa a plus.

Application Instructions: Please upload a Cover Letter and Resume or CV. Please note that we are not able to sponsor U.S. work authorization for this role.

 

Organizational Profile 

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.   

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world. 

 Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.