The Program Officer II (PO II) will work under the guidance of the Project Director, to provide overall project management for the Maternal Newborn Health Knowledge Exchange Platform. The Program Officer I will support the Project Director to provide overall project management support and ensure that good project management practices and tools are being used to stay on scope, schedule, budget for project activities including a global maternal newborn health (MNH) convening platform and an international and regional maternal and newborn health conference series. This will include a deeply integrated global knowledge-sharing component. The project will operate over a five-year period, with possibility to extend.
The PO II, will also need to work closely with the Project Director, the Knowledge Hub Advisor, the Conference Team Lead, the Finance Manager and others to ensure the overall coordination of project activities.
This position is contingent upon award from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).