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We are seeking aSr. Program Officer
II(SPO-11). The Sr. Program Officer II oversees technical,
programmatic, and administrative aspects of the partnerships
portfolio on the Knowledge SUCCESS Project independently. The
Senior Program Officer II will represent CCP and relevant projects
on global technical working groups. The Senior Program Officer II
will mentor staff and oversee teams. S/he also travels
internationally to lead short-term technical assistance (STTA) in
areas of their expertise, and will oversee STTA trips of junior
staff. S/he will lead technical work, specifically family planning,
advocacy, and PHE, center-wide initiatives independently. S/he will
lead proposal development and lead strategic partnership
development and donor cultivation. S/he will lead and oversee
high-level strategy design and implementation and proposal
Specific Duties &
Specifically, the SPO-II will lead
partnerships activities for the USAID-funded Knowledge SUCCESS
Project, manage the portfolio related to Population, Health, and
Environment (PHE), FP2030, and support our KM portfolio into three
The SPO-II will develop a range of FP/RH
content for the project and coordinate among global, regional, and
local partners to ensure accurate and timely FP/RH context is
shared and used.
The SPO-II represents CCP and the Knowledge
SUCCESS Project in large international technical working groups
such as Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, IBP, and
Lead, oversee or act as technical expert for
large-scale projects and or country programs independently. May
Envision, design and initiate new program
activities according to a larger program goal.
Produce and edit documents, work plans,
reports, and presentations.
Lead budget development and resource
allocation for Knowledge SUCCESS Result 2, Field Buy-in’s, and
Oversee staffing, roles, and level of effort
to meet program goals.
Facilitate effective communication and
collaboration between program, finance, and administrative staff to
ensure team functioning to meet program goals.
Facilitate and model frequent, open, ongoing
communication with program team members in all locations (offsite,
in headquarters, and internationally).
Lead engagement with internal and external
Ensure adherence to JHU, CCP and donor
rules, regulations and policies. Lead process of using data to
inform strategies, work plans, and program
Put in place tools, processes, structures to
ensure excellence in programs, products, and deliverables to meet
Design and manage effective team structure
to meet program goals.
Supervise, coach, and mentor staff
Orient and train new staff
Conduct regular (at least quarterly) check
ins and annual performance reviews with all
Identify and recommend appropriate
professional development opportunities for supervisees.
Ensure effective coaching, mentoring, and
supervision of all staff on your team.
Provide coaching and mentoring to promote
continued growth and improvement among supervisees and other
Oversee and ensure the quality of work
produced by staff or team. Develop processes, tools, and routines
that ensure the quality of work.
This position has official supervisory
duties; s/he will engage in coaching and mentoring of
Operate with compliance to all JHU
Oversee high level strategy design and
Lead and build staff capacity in family
planning, advocacy, and PHE, including strategies, toolkits,
communication materials, scripts, job aides, needs assessments,
Generate and envision new activities, ideas,
frameworks, and strategies that further high-level goals of both
Knowledge SUCCESS Project and CCP.
Use, develop, and model tools, processes,
best-practices and colleague review to ensure all products and
documents are of the highest quality possible.
Provide information to others about the
quality of work. This includes raising concerns about errors,
omissions, and poor quality products to the staff member
responsible for that work, and requesting revision of work that is
not high quality.
In collaboration with research and
evaluation division, strategically plan for research, monitoring,
and evaluation activities.
Supervise/oversee STTA of junior staff
Lead in-country STTA, including trainings,
workshops, and program support, independently.
Demonstrate technical expertise in relevant
technical areas (i.e. SBC, knowledge management, health areas,
etc.) and build capacity in others.
Demonstrate high level technical
communication, including writing reports, creating and giving
presentations, and facilitating trainings or group
Ensure excellence in programs, products, and
deliverables to meet program goals.
Professional & Organizational
Initiate and lead center-wide initiatives,
May include brown bags, communities of
Lead proposal development (technical,
budget, coordination) independently.
Lead strategic partnership development
Lead donor cultivation
Contribute to global technical
Represent JHU and CCP at relevant external
meetings and events:
May include delivering technical
presentations, networking, relationship building, and initiate and
follow through with opportunities for collaboration.
Professionally engage and collaborate with
other programs across the Center.
Recognize and address factors that might
strategically impact a program or the Center, and lead
implementation of solutions.
Proactively seek opportunities to expand
leadership and management skills:
Complete at least two JHU training courses
related to job duties per year. For supervisors, this should
include completing CCP HR’s recommended core courses in the JHU
Supervisory Training Program within two years of taking on official
Request or initiate quarterly check-in
meetings with supervisor to assess performance, strengths and areas
for improvement in your current position, and establish
Identify opportunities for bringing new
skills into the Center, including attending JHU courses and
seminars, conferences, other external trainings etc.
Master's Degree in a related
Six years related program management
experience in public health or medicine.
Additional education may substitute for
required experience and additional related experience may
substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the
JHU equivalency formula.
Foreign language abilities
Special Knowledge, Skills, &
Leadership in FP/RH.
Supervisory and management expertise
Writing and facilitation skills
Will directly supervise 2-5 staff
Manages up to $2.5M annually.
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer
Starting Salary Range: Min $86,500 - Max $151,400 Annually
($118,950 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Department name: Ctr for Communication Programs CCP
Personnel area: School of Public Health
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(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the
Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include
documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella
vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory
testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are
ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for
those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization
documentation from their own health care providers. Any
vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost
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