Jhpiego Corporation
Program Manager
Posted date 6th February, 2024 Last date to apply 24th February, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Healthcare Provider
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 7 years
Status Closed


Jhpiego Pakistan - an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, under UNFPA funded program, is working to strengthen health systems with regards to women’s health particularly emphasizing upon family planning/post-pregnancy family planning services in collaboration with department of health and population welfare department across the country. Jhpiego, seeks Program Manager, based in Islamabad.

This position is advertised in anticipation of an upcoming project and is contingent upon confirmed funding.


Program Implementation:

  • Provide programmatic management and oversee, in coordination with the Country Director, the strategic planning of activities in support of the Jhpiego Pakistan goals and objectives, including the determination of program priorities and appropriate technical initiatives
  • Develop program implementation plans to ensure effective technical assistance and smooth implementation of activities
  • Formulate productive working relationships with counterparts from the DoH and other organizations
  • Assure the quality of technical interventions, troubleshoot to prevent and resolve potential problems and review outputs for quality control
  • Track progress on deliverables on a regular basis and provide support for troubleshooting and ensuring achievements
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of program activities, as well as timely and accurate evaluation and reporting of progress toward the achievement of program goals and objectives
  • Develop program risk mitigation plans for smooth implementation of program, identifying delays or challenges
  • Contribute in annual work planning process
  • Present progress, achievements and lessons learned to key stakeholders including DoH, donor and other relevant stakeholder.
  • Work closely with Jhpiego and HQ to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation
  • Represent Jhpiego in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations


  • Contribute in writing technical briefs/reports relevant to program
  • Draft and finalize program donor reports including quarterly, annual reports and success stories
  • Contribute to the development of novel knowledge management and sharing tools and processes
  • Communicate regularly on progress with HQ and report challenges for immediate problem solving


  • Manage and work collaboratively with team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability, and that management activities function smoothly and efficiently
  • Harness human, material and financial resources appropriate for the program to ensure successful implementation
  • Work with finance staff and relevant staff in country and HQ to develop and track project budgets
  • Monitor and supervise short- and long-term consultants contributing to program efforts
  • Support, supervise and manage technical resources and align their efforts with program goals to ensure rapid and sustainable results
  • Perform or assume other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Medical Doctor or D Pharma graduates with an experience of atleast 7-8 years in Public Health. Preferably with a strong experience in program development and implementation of SRH/family planning programs in Pakistan
  • Strong in donor coordination and managing stakeholders at national and provincial levels
  • Proven leadership skills and expertise in the management of health programs and program staff
  • Knowledge of competency-based training, performance and quality improvement approaches
  • Ability to develop strategic and programmatic plans in cooperation with concerned departments/other stakeholders/donors
  • Ability to develop working relationships with counterparts of varying levels of seniority and backgrounds to implement program activities
  • Strong decision-making skills, team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating work to teams
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel within country

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and note that the successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.The position will be closed for further applications once it is successfully filled. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis, so we encourage interested candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Failure to follow the instructions of applying, your application would be denied.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

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Only relevant/shortlisted applicants will be contacted and last date to apply is February 24, 2024.


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