The goal of the Global Development Program (GDP) is to increase opportunities for people in the developing world to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty and to help deliver targeted healthcare solutions in these regions. Our strategies focus on Polio, Agriculture Development, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, Financial Services for the Poor, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Family Planning and Nutrition. These strategies are supported by functional teams that focus on Vaccine Delivery and Integrated Delivery. GDP also has Special Initiatives that focus Urban Poverty, Emergency Relief, Global Libraries and Value for the Money.
The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for coordination, implementation and maintenance of a range of projects and activities in support of the life cycle of grants and contracts. This role may manage a portfolio of investments including grants, contracts, program related investments and other projects in support of programmatic strategicgoals. The PC may provide budget oversight and planning, financial analysis, financialreporting, and/or portfolio and operations process management. This position will act asa primary support for grantee and vendor initiation, reporting and closure. Additionally,the PC will serve as liaison across multiple internal teams and be responsible specialprojects as requested.Duties may include any or all of the following:• Project Management (Investment Management): Coordinate the end-to-endinvestment making processes (e.g. managing key investment deadlines, trackingof invoicing and deliverables, receipt of required reports and monitoringexpenditures, reviewing reports, including grant summaries and analysis) withinternal stakeholders (Program Officers and Business Partners) and externalstakeholders (grantees and vendors) within the internal systems• Financial Planning & Analysis: Manage data for all investments in multipledatabases and SharePoint sites. Provide detailed financial analysis and ensuredata integrity to support strategy planning and management (SPM) team’s andIndia Country Office’s (ICO) financial decision making. Work with ProgramManager and Program Officers to keep all pertinent information accurate and upto-date for reporting and analysis. Serves as point-person for Program Officersregarding budget targets and individual investment portfolio management.• Strategy support: Work on special team projects, strategic as well as operational,as needed, usually related to investment making or supporting the efficiency ofIndia Country Office (ICO) processes. Identify areas for process improvementand make recommendations. Support SPM team for strategy reviews, strategicplanning, learning sessions, all staff interactions etc.
– Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience.• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, deadlines and policy compliance.• Excellent oral and written communication skills.• Proficient in MS Office Suite and SharePoint; advanced knowledge of Excel.• Knowledge of budgeting, financial analysis and synthesis.• Knowledge of applicable programmatic subject.• Ability to analyze data across multiple tools and databases.• Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated, diverse team and becomfortable in multiple, high varied settings, and tight deadlines with different work andlearning styles.• Ability to manage multiple and competing demands and establish priorities.As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.