Regional Program Managers

US
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.


CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMRIS is currently seeking Regional Managers to provide support to USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The objective of the Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.

Responsibilities

In conjunction with the COP and OTI, the Regional Manager will:

  • Manage a field office in terms of financial and administrative management, program development and implementation, as well as grant development and implementation.
  • Coordinate with the COP, who is responsible for coherence of program strategy and project development program-wide; he/she will supervise the program development officers and the activity implementation and support staff in his/her respective offices.
  • Manage the development of overall regional program strategy with and review of grantee proposals by PDOs, including proposal submission and data entry. S/he will also oversee the identification of potential grantees and the development and implementation of small grant activities. Other responsibilities will include advising the COP on the evolution of the local political, legal, and economic situation and on how to continuously adapt the regional OTI program to ensure that it remains relevant and effective.
  • Oversee the programmatic and implementation monitoring of each grant activity; the RPM will ensure that activities and reports are accurately captured and shared with the main office and USAID/OTI. S/he will also supervise enforcement of proper financial, procurement, and general operational protocols and reporting in the field office.
  • Ensure that the field offices maintain compliance with USAID regulations in regards to auditing requirements, implementation, procurement, financial management and overall office management.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to all staff located at the field office.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two to four years professional experience (including at least one to two years of supervisory experience) working in complex and challenging field operational contexts.
  • Prior experience demonstrating the skills required to fulfill the full range of responsibilities outlined above for the Regional Program Managers.
  • Demonstrated prior working experience in donor programs; it is highly desirable that this include experience transition programming.
  • Demonstrated prior work experience in programs requiring community-level engagement.
  • Be completely fluent in written and oral English.

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