The Project Director will oversee all aspects of the Project Management Unit – PMA 2.0 focusing on the following objectives:
- Build financial and project management capacity of local institutions to promote sustainability
- Provide overall financial and project management support to the PMA 2.0 project
- Oversee development and implementation of communications and marketing plan to improve buy-in and long term sustainability of PMA 2.0 product
Implementation will include: issuing and managing sub-awards (contracts, payments, monitoring compliance, reviewing deliverables, on-site monitoring, etc.), building project and financial management capacity of implementing partners so they can “graduate” from capacity building support, monitoring and reporting on in-country PMA 2.0 implementation costs, providing on the ground logistical and project management support to implementing partners as needed, supporting expansion to new countries, tracking overall global work-plan and schedule, developing and implementing a sustainability plan, and supporting PMA’s and business development efforts.
The technical portion of PMA 2.0 will be led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, and this position will work in close collaboration with that team, and be co-located with them.