FHI 360

Deputy Director (US Education)

FHI 360

Job Description

  Provides back up and support to the Director of US Education. Conducts the development and implementation process of a company's services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. May use statistical Analysis systems, such as SAS, as appropriate. Plans and directs schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors the project/program from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/program on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Accountabilities:
  • Works with personnel or teams to Design, monitor, and evaluate activities with recruitment, orientation, supervision of staff to complete program functions.

  • Provides technical oversight on one or more programs.

  • Contributes and provides support to overall strategic goals of various assigned programs.

  • Develops and revises proposals.

  • Coordinates and works with external donors/clients on technical issues and serves as a representative for the organization.

  • Develops objectives that align with strategic goals and oversees several projects for technical and compliance standards.

  • Directs and mentors staff on various projects to achieve goals and ensure completion of programs on schedule and within budget.

  • Supports management with recommendations for process improvements to achieve strategic goals.

  • Serves as back up to the Director in the department.

  • Supports Performance Management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices with Quality Management and Health Programs.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

  • Excellent and demonstrated project and technical leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others.

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

  • Typically requires 8+ years of Project Management experience within a relevant area.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

Typical Physical Demands:
  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:
  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:
  • Less than 10%

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Law. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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