Program Manager

Women's Earth Alliance
  • Location
    Berkeley, California
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 20

Position description

Overall Program Management Roles

  • Lead operations of global programs taking place in Indonesia, India, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Nigeria. Responsibilities include:
    • Communicating with participants and supporting them with program quality, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), and project deliverables
    • Managing Accelerator timelines and deliverables
    • Identifying program and partner needs and working together to address them
  • Collaborate with WEA Program Director and partners to support ongoing design and operations of additional programs as needed. This might include, but is not limited to:
    • Together for H2OPE water and sanitation program with Numi Organic Tea in India
    • Eco-fashion and regenerative cotton farming in India
    • Emerging projects currently in development
  • Collaborate with Program Director on ongoing refinement of program design
  • Collaborate with the WEA team to design and implement WEA’s Alumni Circle events, programming, and communication
  • Collaborate with WEA Program Director and WEA partners to identify opportunities for growth, capacity building, and alliance-building

Impact Measurement + Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

  • COVID & Climate and other WEA Programs - Collaborate with WEA Program Director and WEA partners to:
    • Co-design and support partner implementation of monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities
    • Collect, analyze, and communicate program impact
  • Accelerators - Collaborate with WEA Program Director and US Program Director to:
    • Generate impact metrics from Accelerators, including ensuring Accelerator participants fully complete the impact frameworks in their workbooks and analysis of participants’ self-reflection surveys pre- and post-Accelerator
    • Conduct annual impact surveys with Accelerator graduates
  • Support WEA impact-related learning, growth, and innovation through documentation and sharing, and knowledge management

Documentation, Reporting, Grant Writing, and Multimedia

  • Document program developments and successes for internal use, as well as for social media, donor communication, and marketing materials
  • Collaborate on grant writing to grow programming
  • Lead program storytelling efforts from the program side in partnership with WEA’s communications team members and partners, including developing written stories and guiding photography and videography content collection
  • Keep program design documents up-to-date, including program webpages, workbooks, budgets, timelines, MOUs, and contracts
  • Coordinate with program partners to develop final reports based on final program evaluations
  • Collaborate with Development to share impact stories for grant reports, donor engagement, and fundraising materials

Representation and Advocacy

  • Occasionally participate in events and fundraisers
  • Support in strengthening linkages with existing and potential partners


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with preference for a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies, International Studies, or related fields
  • At least 2 years experience designing, managing, and/or supporting programs with a focus on environment and women, international or intercultural 
  • Some experience working in an international, intercultural context is valued
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and capacity to manage multiple priorities at the same time
  • Strong justice and equity lens and understanding of the inextricable relationship between the environmental degradation we face and the perpetuation of racial, economic, sexual, and ethnic oppression and injustice
  • Strong interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and aptitude for working in partnerships
  • Desire to learn and passion for this work
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Willingness and flexibility to do international calls outside of the traditional 9-5 hours. Because our partners are around the world, these calls can be expected with some regularity, though not on a daily basis. We don’t expect these to be in addition to your traditional working hours and would work together to adjust your regular hours to accommodate off-hours calls.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Application instructions

Please send your resume and a cover letter.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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