13 Jul 2023

Test – Senior Technical and Program Manager at Jhpiego

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Job Description


Jhpiego is seeking a Senior Technical and Program Manager to work on a new USAID funded project focusing on improving access to mental health care and psychosocial support. The ideal candidate will combine a strong understanding of the mental health/psychosocial support technical and operational landscape with well-developed program management and USAID award administration skills to coordinate and advance program activities and provide effective support to stakeholders. This position will be responsible for day to day coordination, management and implementation of the project, working closely with the Project Director and partners. A key aspect of the role will be working with local partners and stakeholders on strengthening capacity around mental health and psychosocial support.


  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with relevant national-level Ministries, provincial governments and non-government stakeholders
  • Working closely with the Project Director, provide leadership to ensure that project activities are implemented in a timely and effective manner
  • Play an active role in project planning, implementation and management, ensuring the project’s administrative and financial integrity and the technical soundness of project approaches
  • Provide technical leadership and ensure the quality and sustainability of interventions
  • Ensure compliance with Jhpiego and USAID policies and regulations
  • Actively contribute to the analysis, synthesis, and reporting of project outcomes and results; lead on development of project quarterly and annual reports
  • Provide well-written content for all project communication efforts
  • Ensure implementation of monitoring and learning systems; utilize them for active program monitoring
  • Make routine field visits to monitor progress and carry out due diligence
  • Manage subawards to local partner and oversee capacity building plans
  • Work closely with Project Director and finance team to ensure tracking of the budget on a regular basis
  • Represent the project interests in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations; this will include representing the project in relevant technical working groups

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of mid- to senior-level experience implementing and managing complex public health programs in Cambodia; preference will be given to candidates with experience on projects with a mental health and/or psychosocial support component
  • Master’s Degree in health or a related field
  • A strong understanding of the health system in Cambodia, and the roles of public and private/non-government actors
  • Experience working successfully with the Ministry of Health at the national level
  • Experience working successfully with provincial government officials
  • Experience working with non-government stakeholders, including local NGOs
  • Experience coordinating program activities across provinces, ideally involving multiple partners
  • Extensive knowledge of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s health interventions and priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong ability to get along with people from a range of backgrounds
  • Strong skills in spoken and written English
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Understanding of USAID rules and regulations
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying best practices and adapting them to project realities
  • Ability to travel frequently
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Closing Date : 21st July, 2023.

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