The Program Manager (PM) is a self-starter, team-playing and mission-driven individual with responsibility for a portfolio of projects involving both public and private funding focused on empowering historically underserved and/or low-income areas and their residents. The position involves managing projects or programs to ensure successful implementation and outcomes. As a member of a small, dedicated team of professionals, the PM is also expected to support events, communications, operations, and outreach for organization.
The PM is responsible for the following program areas: Administration; Budget and Financial Monitoring (including with consultants and sub awardees); Program Quality Assurance and Reporting; Stakeholder Outreach and Engagement (including providing technical assistance); Communications and Program Development (This position will also be heavily involved in writing and reviewing reports, ensuring appropriate promotion of their project portfolio, researching donors and funding streams, capturing for specific opportunities and management of a proposal effort (including writing, reviewing, and editing of proposals).
This position is responsible for analyzing and processing project data, recommending courses of action based on specific project experience, and compliance with any relevant donor regulations or requirements. In addition, the PM will ensure any new innovations or lessons learned from their projects are shared with relevant stakeholders, internal and external. The PM position may manage the work of a Program Associate. This position would also require travel to sites for approximately 20% of the year.