WE ARE HIRING A PROGRAM MANAGER!

April 20, 2022

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Kosovo United States Alumni is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of “Program Manager”.

Position: Program Manager

Grade: 8

Opening Date: 20-Apr-2022

Closing Date: 5-May-2022

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  KUSA and U.S. Embassy in Prishtina provide equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

KUSA is a nonprofit association, established in 2007 with the help of the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo and several committed alumni of the U.S. government exchange program. The association has more than 1500 members that had the opportunity to participate in U.S. government-funded exchanges and education programs. KUSA operates as a democracy that values its members who are making significant contributions by sharing skills and best practices acquired during their U.S. exchange experience with colleagues and communities across Kosovo. KUSA is also responsible for the administration and monitoring of numerous U.S. Government grants. 

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing the achievement of program goals. S/he will coordinate efforts between different projects that fall under their portfolio without executing them directly. Instead, s/he will lead the overall program with solid attention to strategy, implementation, and delegation.

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives.

Implement program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement.

Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance.

Ensure program goals are reached.

Oversee budget and expenditures to ensure they fulfill program objectives.

Work closely with project sponsor, and staff to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan and timeline proposal, and budget for new initiatives.

Work with other program managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the organization.

Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and donors.

QUALIFICATIONS

3+ years experience in an advanced management role (preference given to those with program management experience).

Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills.

Excellent English speaking and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Proven leadership experience.

Proven proposal writing experience.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

A current CV.

Scanned documents of all professional certificates and/or degree(s).

Contact information of 2 recommenders.

Scanned ID or Passport.

HOW TO APPLY?

All applicants must send their application documents to the following Email address: info@kusalumni.org

The email subject heading must read:

Application for the position: Program Manager, [Name and Surname]

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

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