Program Officer job at Jhpiego

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Vacancy title:
Program Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
21 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 15, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University . For 40 years in East and Southern Africa, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions that strengthen the delivery of health care services, following the household-to-hospital continuum of care. Jhpiego partners with organizations from the community to the national levels, building sustainable, local capacity through advocacy, policy development, human resources for health and quality and performance improvement approaches. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at .

Jhpiego seeks candidates for the following positions: –
Program Officer
Location: Lusaka
Reports to: Senior Program Officer

Position Overview
The Program Officer under guidance of the Senior Program Officer (SPO) and assigned technical advisors will lead the day-to-day project management tasks of the DOD Community Project to plan, implement, monitor and strengthening activities.

• Working with assigned technical advisors, strengthening activities and coordinate budget inputs with Finance and Administrative Director and SPO.
• Liaise with assigned technical advisors and field office managers to prepare annual and quarterly.
• Coordinate project schedules and scope performance reviews. Liaise with F&A Director and SPO to contribute to cost performance reviews.
• Develop detailed activity cash forecasts for activities to include in monthly country office cash forecasts.
• Ensure procurement actions meet the office’s procurement standards including accurate specifications, appropriate lead times, and distribution list.
• Maintain up to date activity monitoring tools and conduct first level review of activity budgets.
• Collaborate with assigned technical advisors to ensure timely and accurate project reporting.

• Degree in Business Administration or Business Management with 6-7 years’ experience in a responsible office
• 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.
• Strong communication (writing and oral presentation) skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
To apply, please send your application letter and curriculum vitae in a single document, stating the position in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager: [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date is Thursday October 21, 2021 .

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