Position Title: Senior Program Manager
Position Status: Full time
Supervisor(s): Senior Director, Sub-Saharan Africa and Women-Peace-Security
Location: Washington, DC
Salary: $85,008 annually
PartnersGlobal (previously Partners for Democratic Change), established in 1989, is an international, non-governmental organization committed to building sustainable capacity to advance democratic institutions, civil society, and a culture of peaceful change and conflict management worldwide. PartnersGlobal specializes in organizational development and social entrepreneurship, having provided the seed capital and technical assistance to establish 21 independent, local Centers around the world.
PartnersGlobal adheres to the values of participatory decision-making, collaboration, and consensus-building as the fundamentals of an inclusive, democratic society; and, we promote the application of these skills in all aspects of our work. The PartnersGlobal team includes process experts, facilitators, and trainers who apply those collaborative skills to achieve concrete results in technical areas such as rule of law development, women’s empowerment, security sector reform, and natural resource management. Our network of local Centers is renowned for undertaking cutting edge work and applying our process expertise to convene disparate parties to jointly tackle some of the most complex development challenges.
The last few years have been a period of rapid growth for Partners’ Sub-Saharan Africa Team. The team’s strategic priorities are security reform, access to justice, women peace and security, natural resource management, and civil society strengthening, anti-corruption, and organizational development with current programming in Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria and Burkina Faso. The team is also exploring expansion into other sub-regions and seeking to scale existing programs both in Anglophone and Francophone West Africa.
The Senior Program Manager will work with their regional team members and partners to provide high quality deliverables and identify innovative solutions to contribute to portfolio growth and monitor ongoing impacts. They will provide project management support from DC, nurture positive relationships with donors, and conduct field assignments as needed, and be part of a dynamic team of professionals who are passionate about their work and must work effectively in highly collaborative environments. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of a vibrant organization that already has a track record of impressive work that is well respected by donors and local organizations alike.
PartnersGlobal has a strong portfolio of projects not only across the Africa region but also in Middle East/North Africa, Europe, and Latin America. We have a committed staff of 23, a friendly and supportive office culture, combined with a passionate belief in our work and the potential to expand.The SPM can contribute in one the priority thematic areas: Women-Peace-and Security, Accountable Government (anti-corruption, natural resources conflicts) by providing backstopping support, contribute to desk review, and drafting of strategies. This position is contingent upon funding.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send (via e-mail) a resume and cover letter to: [email protected] . Please indicate in the subject of the email and cover letter that you are applying for the “Senior Program Manager”. Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted. No Phone Calls. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment only.
PartnersGlobal is an EEO Employer
At PartnersGlobal, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. Diversity is more than a commitment at PartnersGlobal—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.
As an equal opportunity employer, PartnersGlobal recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact our Talent Manager, Edith Kardouni, at [email protected] for assistance. We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process.