Program Associate

Tags: Global Health Spanish
  • Added Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 25 March 2021

Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.

Panagora seeks a program associate will provide a broad range of project administrative support to subcontracts and prime contracts including subcontract administration and project management support. As part of a team, the successful candidate will also participate in new business activities and uphold new business and project management standards, policies, and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support project start-up and close-out activities following USAID requirements and company policies and procedures
  • Draft request for approvals and coordinate timely receipt of approvals from clients
  • Support fielding of long and short-term personnel based on scopes of work and negotiated subcontract and/or prime contract agreements
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and visas, review, and process for approval expense reports support the development and submission of deliverables
  • Track expenses, incremental funding and update project schedules, and budgets
  • Maintain subcontract and prime contract electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Draft meeting agenda and record meeting minutes
  • Maintain project calendars
  • Assist in setting up technology for conferences/meetings
  • Serve in a variety of roles during proposal cycle, including recruiter, subcontractor-liaison, coordinator, and cost preparer
  • Draft technical sections within a proposal
  • Assist in formatting and editing of proposals
  • Other new business tasks as required


  • Bachelorโ€™s degree in public health, international development or a degree in a relevant field preferred with 3+ years of experience required or Masterโ€™s degree in a relevant field preferred with 1+ year of relevant experience required
  • Familiarity with USAID global health and international development programming required
  • Demonstrated project management and new business skills required
  • Experience with integrated health, private sector health programming, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, and/or knowledge management desired
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and within a team
  • Demonstrated self-starter with leadership skills, versatility, and integrity
  • Experience living and working in a developing country strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in one or more foreign languages, specifically Spanish and/or French preferred

Reports to Program Manager

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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