Senior Program Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $75,000
Maximum: $85,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
4th Floor, East Tower
United States


Role and Responsibilities

This position supports a multinational initiative (Fast-Track Cities initiative) the aim of which is to assist high HIV burden cities around the world to accelerate their local AIDS responses and attain United Nations programmatic targets for HIV, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis. Reporting to the IAPAC Vice President for Programs, the roles and responsibilities of the Senior Program Director position include:

  1. Overseeing all programmatic aspects of the global Fast-Track Cities initiative
  2. Supervising Fast-Track Cities staff members in Washington, DC, and liaising with Fast-Track Cities team members in France, Mali, Uganda, and the United States;
  3. Managing and supervising the FTC team to organize contacts, data, files, and other relevant items in a way that supports every team member engaged in FTC efforts globally
  4. Managing and supervising the FTC team to track and manage a repository of city dossiers with updates resulting from visits, phone calls, and emails with city and other stakeholders.
  5. Developing, tracking, and managing workplans, timelines, budget, and communication plans for specified Fast-Track Cities programs;
  6. Generating internal Fast-Track Cities reports to communicate momentum to the IAPAC Senior Management Team in relation to relationships and programs across the Fast-Track Cities network;
  7. Developing detailed programmatic and financial reports to comply with grant management and accountability frameworks for corporate, foundation, and government donors;
  8. Establishing strong relationships, liaising directly with, and keeping in regular contact with clinician key opinion leaders across the Fast-Track Cities network, in coordination with the IAPAC Vice President/CMO and IAPAC Vice President for Programs;
  9. Managing relationships with Fast-Track Cities partners, including UNAIDS, UN-Habitat, health departments, and corporate, foundation, and government donors; and
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Master’s level degree in public heath or equivalent required. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in program and grants management, preferably within the non-profit health sector, with demonstrated ability to manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large-scale projects. Minimum of 5-10 years of direct field experience in the administration of public health programs, ideally at a city, county, district, state, and/or provincial health department level.


Exceptional team management skills; exceptional multitasking, organizational, and change management skills; team player with demonstrated cross-cultural interpersonal skills; exceptional oral and written communication skills; and ability to manage complex relationships with academic and community partners, and city political and public health leaders. 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

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