Program Manager, Early Childhood Development at PATH April, 2022

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Our Early Childhood Development (ECD) workforce is a worldwide chief within the integration of kid growth into well being methods. PATH’s pioneering strategy is designed to assist all mother and father of younger kids get the assist they should allow their kids to succeed in their full developmental potential. PATH works with authorities and strategic companions to construct the management and coverage context that facilitates provision of high quality ECD providers to be delivered sustainably and at scale as a part of a routine package deal of PHC providers. We construct proof to assist the advocacy that creates authorities and donor readiness to put money into younger kids extra holistically. We acknowledge that many moms, particularly younger and first-time moms, require specialised assist for their very own and their youngster’s well-being and innovate to assist governments and communities to reply to these wants. PATH leverages its country-level expertise to assist form world items and donor apply by way of partnerships with WHO, UNICEF, and others and thru energetic membership in networks such because the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) and the THRIVE Coalition. PATH’s ECD workforce contains numerous and dynamic colleagues in Kenya, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, and the USA.

The ECD Program Manager will function total ECD Team Leader and studies to the PHC Director. The ECD Program Manager has the next major tasks:

Ensure top quality implementation of initiatives

  • Provide technical and tactical experience to the ECD workforce to tell undertaking planning, implementation and analysis, and to different PATH groups engaged on initiatives with associated elements
  • Proactively drawback resolve technical points; determine technical strengthening precedence areas along with employees and regional and nation companions; handle provision of ECD technical help and experience throughout group
  • Reinforce application of steady high quality enchancment approaches and associate capability growth methods
  • Have oversight for actions of employees, contractors, and consultants to satisfy deliverables and be certain that initiatives are on observe.
  • Contribute to, evaluation, and approve undertaking deliverables
  • Serve as undertaking director for choose multi-country initiatives throughout the portfolio as acceptable

Generate new income throughout geographies

  • Foster revolutionary concepts and alternatives by way of co-creation with nation packages, the PHC program, PATH total and exterior companions
  • Develop, determine, and safe strategic partnerships to advance innovation and entry to expanded Nurturing Care for ECD providers
  • Create a diversified, sustainable and coherent portfolio that successfully hyperlinks throughout ECD initiatives and throughout PATH Teams and Programs to contribute to raised integration and affect
  • Understand donor priorities and domesticate relationships that result in new alternatives
  • Serve as both proposal workforce chief or technical lead for proposals as acceptable and oversee and assist management of ECD new enterprise alternatives by others
  • Review and supply constructive suggestions on draft proposals to leverage alternatives for ECD integration into designs of different groups and packages whereas guaranteeing high quality and alignment with PATH’s PHC and total strategic objectives

Lead and construct the capability of a worldwide workforce with robust connections throughout PATH

  • Lead ECD workforce, together with supervising, teaching and mentoring employees in lots of geographic places and advancing a clear, inclusive, and respectful world workforce tradition that empowers workforce members for enhanced localization of choice making
  • Build technical capability throughout PATH in early childhood growth by way of mentorship, growth of cross-PATH collaborations, and recruitment of recent technical experience, together with at nation stage and aligned with PATH’s deep dedication to range, fairness, and inclusion (DEI)
  • Provide and oversee ECD inputs to related alternatives led by different groups inside PATH; determine alternatives to raise ECD inside different well being space bids and initiatives, in coordination with different PATH leaders. Foster connection by way of numerous improvements that promote the bigger PHC program throughout PATH and place to strengthen program linkages with ECDAN particularly
  • Provide management per PATH’s mission, values, and insurance policies
  • Model cultural and organizational agility, transparency, and dedication to work collaboratively internally and externally, in addition to clear and open communication approaches in a dynamic atmosphere

Required Experience:

  • Master’s diploma in public well being, public coverage, or associated discipline plus a minimal of seven years of progressively accountable skilled expertise in ECD, or a associated discipline most popular or an equal mixture of schooling and expertise might be thought-about
  • Proven technical management in numerous points of ECD (or associated discipline) within the areas of program design, implementation, measurement, and analysis
  • Enthusiasm for and confirmed proficiency and success in enterprise growth of awards ranging in dimension from pilot-larger scale (>$2 Million); expertise in shaping new concepts into compelling proposals to constructing a pipeline of prospects by way of to managing partnerships; profitable enterprise growth with home and worldwide philanthropies in addition to USAID is extremely fascinating; Exceptional written and oral communications geared to a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences, and confirmed means to make displays to and facilitate conferences of small and enormous teams
  • Demonstrated folks administration expertise with dedication to constructing a shared imaginative and prescient of the long run and constructive workforce tradition throughout a number of nation websites, together with at the least three years of administration or supervisory expertise. Above-average emotional intelligence and skill to offer and obtain constructive suggestions
  • Documented expertise contributing to an inclusive atmosphere and discussing problems with range, fairness and inclusion because it pertains to workforce and total PATH priorities
  • Excellent workforce participant with means to acquire outcomes from dynamic groups and successfully handle and share updates and knowledge from initiatives going down throughout the ECD and broader PATH portfolios
  • Excellent collaborator with means to see and create connections throughout well being areas, in addition to throughout useful areas (e.g. digital well being, diagnostics, advocacy and so forth.) inside a matrixed group
  • Fluency in English required; working data of different languages (e.g. French, Portuguese) is a bonus
  • Available to journey nationally and internationally estimated at 20 p.c per PATH’s journey and security tips
  • Must have authorized authorization to work in one of many PATH nation workplace places famous

Location: Any PATH workplace location within the Africa area, Europe, and United States.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all workers, interns, consultants, and non permanent employees primarily based within the United States. Individuals chosen for job alternatives within the United States have to be absolutely vaccinated, and present proof of vaccination standing, upon rent. Individuals are thought-about absolutely vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose collection, equivalent to Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, equivalent to Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical points or sincerely held non secular beliefs that forestall them from getting the vaccine could request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

PATH is devoted to constructing an inclusive workforce the place range is valued.

PATH is an equal alternative employer. Every certified applicant might be thought-about for employment. PATH doesn’t discriminate primarily based on race, shade, faith, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic info, age, nationwide origin, marital standing, incapacity standing, political ideology, army or protected veteran standing, or some other attribute protected by relevant federal, state, or native legislation.

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