Place: Caracas, Venezuela

Places available: 1

Reports to: Program Director


VENGOAL is seeking applications for the position of Program Manager for a project focused on providing technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant HIV prevention, care, and treatment services to key and vulnerable populations in selected geographic areas.


The Program Manager provides programmatic support and overall management oversight to project operations. This person must understand the country context, technical design, day-to-day implementation and results of the program and be able to provide feedback on these at any time.

He/she is in regular contact with the Project Director (PD), and such staff as he/she may direct.


  • Lead the development and coordination of strategic and annual work plans, including country visits, mobilizing technical, program, monitoring, evaluation, research and learning and financial staff and guiding their contributions.
  • Oversee program implementation and completion of deliverables against approved work plans.
  • Work collaboratively with finance staff and PD to prepare project budgets, review and monitor spending, and submit regular reports to the donor
  • Coordinate/compile inputs to quarterly and annual narrative reports, as well as other relevant technical reports.
  • Prepare and facilitate country program reviews requested by donor.
  • Support the recruitment process for project staff.
  • Identify key knowledge gaps and needs, and coordinate strengthening actions accordingly.
  • Ensure that key issues, innovations and lessons learned from the project are documented, shared and included in future work plans.
  • Proactively solve problems as they arise, including those arising with program implementation, human resources, management, finance, grants and partner coordination, etc.


Professional Studies /Education:

  • Relevant third level certification

Professional experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in international aid
  • Experience working with international donors


  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English and Spanish.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure

The position will be based in the VENGOAL HQ Office. This is a national position.


Vulnerable children and adults must be protected to the greatest extent possible from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failures that put them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways VENGOAL shows this ongoing commitment to safeguarding is by including rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.


Along with our safeguarding policy, VENGOAL is an equal opportunity employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with VENGOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of responsibility:

  • Comply with VENGOAL policies and procedures regarding safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behavior protocols.
  • Report any concern about the well-being of a vulnerable child or adult, or any irregularity within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behavior by a VENGOAL staff or partner.

How to apply

Interested parties must access the following link to upload their updated CV (must include their email and current telephone number) and the Letter of Expression of Interest.


Note: This job description only serves as a guide to the position available. VENGOAL reserves the right to modify this document. Published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of VENGOAL’s work, we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we find the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.