The Senior Program Officer II oversees technical, programmatic, and administrative aspects of one or more large-scale programs and leads the development and implementation of programs independently. 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 and 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 development.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Lead, oversee or act as technical expert for large-scale projects and or country programs independently.
Put in place tools, processes, structures to ensure excellence in programs, products, and deliverables to meet program goals.
Design and manage effective team structure to meet program goals
Supervise, coach, and mentor staff independently
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 may not have official supervisory duties; s/he will engage in coaching and mentoring of staff.
Operate with compliance to all JHU supervisory policy.
Oversee high level strategy design and implementation independently.
Supervise/oversee STTA of junior staff independently
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 discussions
Ensure excellence in programs, products, and deliverables to meet program goals
Lead proposal development (technical, budget, coordination) independently
Lead strategic partnership development independently
Lead donor cultivation independently
Contribute to global technical knowledge
Represent JHU and CCP at relevant external meetings and events
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
Request or initiate quarterly check-in meetings with supervisor to assess performance, strengths and areas for improvement in your current position, and establish professional goals
Identify opportunities for bringing new skills into the Center, including attending JHU courses and seminars, conferences, other external trainings etc.
Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH).
Six years related experience
Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education
Leadership in technical area
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Foreign language abilities
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer II Working Title: Sr. Program Officer II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $81, 512 - $112, 064 / Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday, up to 27.00 hours per week Exempt Status:Exempt Location: 31-MD:JH at 111 Market Place Department name: 10001159-Ctr for Communication Programs CCP Personnel area: School of Public Health
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