PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
PATH is seeking a senior project administrator (Sr. PADM) to help will support a potential CDC-funded program entitled “Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)” The project goals are to improve prevention of avoidable epidemics, including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens; improve ability to rapidly detect threats early, including detecting, characterizing, and reporting emerging biological threats; and improve capacity of rapidly and effectively responding to infectious diseases and public health threats of international concern.
The Sr. PADM will lead administration on financial, contractual, and compliance requirements for the life of the project. They will work in close collaboration with project leadership to provide support to the project in day-to-day management of subawards, vendors, and contractors; analyze technical adjustments for cost implications; and ensure budget alignment with the technical project team. The Sr. PADM will serve on the project’s senior management team and will report to the project director. The position will be based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Manage financial aspects of activities for assigned projects, including monitoring project expenses against donor and annual budgets, monitoring labor spending against approved budgets, reviewing general ledger transactions for appropriateness and accuracy, and correcting budget and coding issues in a timely manner.
- Prepare regular financial analyses and reporting as needed to facilitate project decisions.
- Create budget projections and advise the project team of long-range budget and planning issues. Monitor expenses and budgets, implement financial tracking systems, and conduct financial analyses including forecasting and pipelines.
- Manage all award responsibilities for the project team, including collaborative agreements, subagreements, subcontracts, purchase orders, work orders, and consultant agreements.
- Review contractual scopes of work and devise milestone payment schedules and/or reimbursable payment terms. Using PATH’s best practices, ensure timely receipt of deliverables, adherence with agreement terms, and timely payments to subrecipients.
- Work with project staff to ensure compliance with PATH and donor requirements.
- Act as a liaison between the project team and the PATH shared services groups, such as Procurement, Legal, Human Resources, Accounting, and Grants and Contracts.
- Liaise with the donor on contractual and financial issues, as needed.
- Assist with writing, editing, and coordinating report preparation, as requested