Manager, Program – Temporary
Based in Washington, D.C., Remote, or any country where PSI currently operates
10-25% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Head of Program Management
Duration: 3 – 4 months

Who we are
PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality,
affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive
health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors
as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.

Join us!
The Global Operations, Latin America & Asia Program Management Team (PMT) provides
operational and strategic support to PSI network members and global projects. We strive for
operational and technical excellence with the goal of bringing quality healthcare closer to those who need it most. We have diverse program portfolios in Asia, Latin America, and the
Caribbean. We are seeking a Temporary Program Manager to provide coverage for the Pakistan and Myanmar portfolio. The duration of the assignment will be approximately 4 months.

Key tasks include: oversee PSI’s operational, technical, and programmatic excellence goals and execution of quality standards by providing wide-ranging operational, technical, and/or or
project management support to a portfolio of network members/country projects. Work with
network members/country project teams, headquarters technical and service departments,
and subcontractors to ensure program/project objectives are met to high standards of quality
and timeliness and are in compliance with donor requirements. Ensure the programmatic and
financial health and technical quality of a portfolio of network members and country or global
project(s) of high complexity. Demonstrate advanced knowledge or provides specialized subject matter support in a technical or functional area (e.g., a health area or specific program
management skillset). Supports country, project, or departmental leadership with donor
relations. May also contribute to wider departmental and/or organizational initiatives and
working groups. Within a global project or technical team also contribute to the development
of technical documents and presentations for internal and external audiences.

Salary Range:
$94,000 (MINIMUM) – $117,000 (MID-POINT) – $140,000 (MAXIMUM)
For US-based candidates, the annual base salary range is reflected above.* We value
transparency and have provided the full salary range for this role. Actual base salary
compensation will be determined by factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, experience,
internal equity, external market analysis, and other business factors permitted by law. Hiring
above the mid-point of the range would not be typical in order to allow for potential future
salary growth. PSI offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health care,
retirement plan, generous leave, as well as other great benefits. For more information, please
ask your recruiter or visit to learn more!

*For all applicants applying outside of the US; please note that those hired outside of the US will be employed through the local PSI office. Pay and benefits will be commensurate with the role and practices of the local office, including payment in local currency.


Your contributions

  • Monitor and ensure smooth operational and programmatic implementation and technical quality of a portfolio of global project(s) or network members/countries, including monitoring workplans and deliverables, and subaward management in coordination with immediate team members, network member or global project team members, and global technical and service departments. 35% of Time
  • Provide financial management support to department and network member/country project teams, including preparation and tracking of project, country, and team budgets, project spend, and review of financial reports. 20% of Time
  • Assist or lead on new business development opportunities, including development of strategy and technical proposals. 15% of Time
  • Lead recruitment, training, and ongoing performance management of staff. 15% of Time
  • Provide specialized training or technical support in at least one technical or functional area and/or contribute to departmental/organizational initiatives, and oversee related knowledge management. 15% of Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be
asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any
time based on changes to the required job responsibilities


What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
  • Master’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field preferred
  • At least 7 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of international development, international donor priorities and/or health areas required (such as DFID, USAID, CDC, KFW, corporate and foundation donors).
  • Excellent written, verbal, and cross-cultural communications skills. Relevant language skills per country and program portfolio.
  • Strong, proven skills in Excel, budget management and monitoring, and strong financial acumen.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Project and staff management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within diverse teams and contexts.
  • Highly organized, diligent, reliable, and a self-starter.
  • Ability to revise and improve processes to improve efficiency.

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear
goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You
won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way
you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like
PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background
check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will
not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals
regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:
[email protected] or call (202)785-0072. #li-ms1 #li-remote

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