The senior program manager is responsible for providing strategic technical and management leadership of and support primarily to the WACIE program, but also for other programmatic and new business functions across 3ie.
Based in 3ie’s Washington Office and in coordination with staff in Delhi and London, s/he will be responsible for the development and management of the WACIE workplan and budget, reporting, knowledge management, supervision of consultants and the provision of technical assistance to ensure the quality and impact of the WACIE program. S/he will serve as the primary advocate for the WACIE program with 3ie staff, WACIE donors, sub-contractors, consultants, and other global and regional stakeholders. S/he will play a leadership role in seeking new and diversified donor funding and innovative partnerships for the WACIE program, in alignment with 3ie’s strategic plan and membership model. S/he will supervise one or more Benin-based consultant staff in the context of the WACIE portfolio.
In addition to her orhis WACIE responsibilities and depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, the senior program manager will become directly involved in capacity-building and/or professional services as well as new business initiatives. The senior program manager will report to the director of the Washington Office. However, s/he will be working in a matrixed environment and will be expected to establish strong and collaborative relations with staff across all 3ie offices, with implementers in the field and with 3ie members located in L&MICs. Travel to the region is anticipated up to 20 per cent of time.
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