Program Manager (Eswatini)


The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview: 

This position will provide programmatic management and oversight for the timely implementation of program activities and will be responsible for ensuring that internal resources are harnessed to support project objective achievement. This position will, under the direction of the Technical Director, manage the planning and implementation process, including developing work plans and budgets, coordinating and submitting required reports, ensuring that activities are completed within the allocated resources and timelines, and ensuring that implementation is cohesive across regions. In addition, the Program Manager will coordinate with GU head office in the US to ensure seamless and integrated support for the program.

The position will oversee the proper management and archiving of program related documents, proper deployment of tools and resources, and management of program inventory as appropriate. The position will facilitate quality assurance protocols across different program levels and support audits and compliance checks as necessary and appropriate.

Specific Duties

  • Manage program work plans– including development and on-going revisions
  • Manage program budgets – including development and on-going revisions
  • Facilitate the execution of program activities as per the work plan – ensuring that all necessary resources and requirements are available as needed
  • Liaise with Ministry of Health staff to facilitate timely implementation of activities, including building their capacity in finance, project and grants management as necessary.
  • Work with technical and finance teams to ensure alignment between activities, budgets and results, and facilitate budget expenditure and projections analysis ensuring congruence between all three aspects of the programs.
  • Prepare programmatic reports as per funder requirements, including coordinating with Ministry of Health to obtain inputs on program achievements.
  • Participate in and support monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring that data is used to inform programming.
  • Ensure compliance with donor and ministry of health requirements
  • Facilitate synergies between other GU and non-GU programs
  • Contribute to identifying or improving organizational processes that will impact program implementation
  • Contribute to business development activities including proposal development

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Management, or related field
  • Strong programming and management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing bi- or multilaterally funded projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at