Rural India Supporting Trust
Program Manager (PM) –Healthcare Services Programs
Function of the Position:
This position provides home office technical, financial, contractual, and management oversight and has decision-making authority for a portfolio of projects. Enables RIST supported healthcare services projects to achieve quality programming and development outcomes. This position will require technical knowledge of healthcare service provision and will review incoming grant proposals as well as manage partner relationships on active programs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The incumbent of this position manages home office functions for a portfolio of projects in India, in addition to any projects in other geographic areas, if the need arises, and must be prepared to travel to India multiple times per year. Makes timely decisions; escalates to appropriate decision-maker as needed; keeps Executive Director informed of key management or technical issues on the projects. The incumbent is responsible for the overall management of the programs within their portfolio. To include programs meeting their goals and objectives within the parameters of their contract stipulations: budgetary expenditures, activity timelines and monitoring, evaluation and learning expectations.
Participates in research pertaining to healthcare service provision proposal submissions. Reviews incoming proposals for sound project design and appropriate budgeting, implementation timelines and their ability to properly communicate how monitoring and evaluation of program activities will be conducted.
Will serve as a healthcare services resource to the RIST Team. Works with Executive Director to ensure that contract deliverables are completed and submitted in a timely manner, that project activities are implemented in accordance with the contract scope of work and approved work plan, and are of high quality. Provides support as necessary to the Executive Director and Grantee. Manages project extension or any modification to running grants. Reviews, supports, and edits project deliverables with Grantees and informs Executive Director of any irregularities or problem issues. Contributes to cross-project learning to deepen development solutions that are locally relevant, successful, and sustainable.
Leads bi-monthly grant reviews with Executive Director. Responsible for scheduling Partner calls, meetings and site visits as needed and in consultation with Executive Director. Monitors day-to-day activity on the project and manages home office tasks, including:
o Resolves complex contractual issues with appropriate escalation and collaboration with Partner and RIST Executive Director.
o Manages preparation of budget realignments and contract modifications.
Serves as the primary point of contact for the Executive Director and other RIST staff on technical, management, operational, and financial issues of programs within their portfolio. Responsible for guaranteeing that Grantees submit all reports on time and certifies the validity of the content of the reports through program management checks and balances.
Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience and a bachelor’s degree or 5 years of experience and a master’s degree.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Compensation is competitive and in line with applicant’s experience.
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with Program Manager – Healthcare in the Subject line.
This position is a mixture of work from home and in-office at our Mid-town Manhattan location.
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