Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Senior Programs Manager, Health Systems for the Programs department in our Washington, DC office.
Crown Agents is an international development company with offices in more than 30 countries, employing over 600 personnel worldwide. Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients, particularly in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. Crown Agents currently operates in more than 85 countries on projects with an annual value of more than $181 million.
Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of CA Group, provides direct procurement services, technical assistance, and training to improve health outcomes, establish good governance, and stimulate economic growth across the developing world. Established practice areas include Health, Supply Chain Services, Food Security and M&E. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Gates Foundation.
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsible for health program management to ensure the program is properly staffed, including developing job descriptions and interviewing/selecting staff for new positions, supervise and mentor staff, ensure that projects are performing within budget and that opportunities to maximize revenue are identified. Prepare and analyze company financial reports, including budgets and forecasts. Ensure that all donor/client/company policies and regulations are followed and that proper documentation is maintained. Serve a Project Manager for SCMS, USAID, FHI, and PSI subcontractors. Manage and provide technical guidance for existing CA-USA health projects and field staff/offices. Proactively resolve all issues in a timely manner. Ensure that projects are compliant and audit-ready. Oversee and review contract and finance requirements. Guide human resource processes, build and maintain positive client relationships, serve as primary point of contact for the SCMS and DELIVER sub-contracts, including participating in relevant meetings and discussions at project HQs. Responsible for business development by providing technical guidance in developing and implementing the health sector business development strategy. Build potential alliances for new bid opportunities and enhance existing strategic partnerships for expanding existing projects. Participate in bid teams. Other duties as assigned.
Education: MA, or foreign equivalent, in pub health, bus adm, intl devpt/mgt or rel.
Experience: 8 years of exp, or 8 years of proj mgt rel exp, out of which 5 years must be in health project management related experience.
Special Skills: Must have experience managing USG funded international development projects and experience in providing technical assistance and designing projects. Must have technical knowledge in the areas of infectious disease prevention/treatment/care (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria), supply chain management. Proven experience in supervision and building staff capacity required. Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated intermediate skills in MS office suite applications required. Travel to project site in Arlington, VA req. International travel required. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training and/or exp. FT. Jobsite: 1129 20th S, NW Suite 500, Wash DC 20036
To apply to this position, please email your CV to email@example.com . Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA and local labor law as applicable. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
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