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Working As A Senior Program Officer

  • $87,500

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Program Officer Do At Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

* Speak and participate in public events, forums and meetings.
* Serve on boards and working groups.
* Leverage opportunities to disseminate the knowledge and products developed by grantees in order to extend their impact.
* Represent foundation interests in building networks for the program.
* Reports to: Deputy Director, Discovery Therapeutics
* Leadership and Culture
* We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things

What Does A Senior Program Officer Do At IREX

* Represents Education Practice interests both within and outside of IREX;
* Provides management and oversight of a portfolio of teacher exchange programs;
* Manages, monitors and adjusts programs to ensure high quality program deliverables and results are being met;
* Manages program budgets, including analyzing projections vs actuals, forecasting and recasting, and regular updates to pipelines in PPRS;
* Ensures all fiscal and performance activitiesare in compliance with IREX policies and procedures and funder regulations;
* Drafts complex documents, including program reports and evaluations;
* Negotiates, manages and monitors sub awards, contracts, consulting agreements with program partners;
* Supports effective relations and coordination with program donors and partners;
* Develops and oversees program material, including design of program workshops and manuals;
* Supports program publicity and outreach;
* Managesprogram M&E; design and implementation;
* Provides supervision, mentoring and guidance to assigned staff;
* Contributes to new business development efforts, including assessments, technical design, and proposal writing;
* Make decisions and provide solutions to implementation obstacles;
* Serves as SEVIS ARO, depending on program portfolio;
* Manage program data and application systems, develop data management standards, train staff and oversee compliance;
* Other programmatic and administrative duties as assigned

What Does A Senior Program Officer Do At The National Academies

* Independently designs and manages multiple and/or highly complex programs or projects.
* Develops program or project strategy and budget, staffing requirements and ensures stated objectives are met.
* Conducts program or project evaluations.
* Activities may include leading studies, research programs, grant programs, fellowship programs, etc.
* Where applicable, assembles committees and guides those committees in the consensus building process.
* Leads convening activities such as forums or workshops.
* Communicates and coordinates with the chair and other members of the group.
* Identifies and gathers research materials.
* Solicits and contacts potential panel members.
* Facilitates the flow of information among panel members, consultants, staff, and other applicable parties.
* Conducts workshops and/or meetings.
* Develops agendas, invites presenters and participants, oversees meeting logistics and multimedia presentations, and prepares written summaries.
* Prepares background papers and technical summaries.
* Develops written products (e.g., reports, proceedings, white papers).
* Drafts and edits materials for publication.
* For studies and other applicable programs, synthesizes and edits research findings and technical data and determines the relevance of data for purposes of study.
* Supports committee members, forum members, workshop participants, etc. in all aspects of work.
* For studies, assistance is provided in preparing draft report, including writing sections of report based on committee input and review and editing the report for format, consistency, and grammar.
* Manages the response to review, responds to comments and concerns of editors, and prepares the final manuscript for publication.
* Where applicable, responsible for extensive communications activities related to assigned programs or projects.
* Publicizes programs and other priorities.
* Develops complex and content rich materials and websites to provide interest groups with information generated from and for activities.
* Where applicable, manages dissemination of reports and other types of publications.
* Prepares dissemination plan and funding proposal.
* Manages report production activities.
* Identifies and engages external organizations in dissemination.
* Prepares dissemination materials.
* Conducts dissemination meetings.
* Independently supervises program or project staff.
* Ensures staff is appropriately trained and plans for staff development.
* Mentors staff.
* Initiates personnel actions.
* Conducts performance reviews.
* Interprets and ensures consistent application of organizational policies.
* Responsible for financial management of assigned programs or projects, including overseeing budget and schedule and authorizing expenditures.
* As required, collaborates with financial staff to ensure compliance.
* For certain programs managing research or fellowship activities, conducts site visits and ensures current and new facilities meet established criteria.
* Visits sites where participants are located to evaluate assignment and ensure compliance.
* Collaborates with experts and sponsors from federal, state, and local government agencies, foundations, schools, and other organizations.
* Represents the unit and committee within and outside the National Academies.
* Maintains ongoing relationships with major sponsors and develops new program areas.
* Conducts background research on topics for new studies, programs, or activities.
* Writes prospectuses and proposals for new and continuing funding.
* Identifies potential sponsors.
* Raises funds for current and future projects.
* Negotiates funding with sponsors.
* Where applicable, manages funder/member/alumni relations

What Does A Senior Program Officer Do At Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

* Advise the foundation and manage investments in cross-cutting drug delivery technologies that can support multiple programs based on deep knowledge of the field and current developments;
* Provide detailed technical input to CMC strategies and project plans for combination products, long-acting and other complex drug delivery technology projects;
* Review data as it becomes available to assist investment teams and partners in adjusting project plans as needed;
* Assist partners in understanding the unique technical requirements and expectations for effective product development in this arena; support partners in developing their strategy, capacity and execution capability;
* Engage and direct seasoned subject matter experts to work with project teams and partners to successfully resolve specialized technical and/or CMC-related regulatory challenges;
* Assess probability of technical and regulatory success and make recommendations for project progression or timely termination

What Does A Senior Program Officer Do At IREX

* Support Senior Technical Advisor in all aspects of program implementation to ensure quality and impact of programming
* Manage relationships and outreach with partner institutions, including academic, corporate, non-profit, and consultants;
* Supervise program staff
* Provide technical input on higher education and/or inclusive education, peace building initiatives
* Oversee program expenditures and develop and monitor program budgets;
* Assist in monitoring and evaluation product design and development.

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Real Senior Program Officer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Program Officer, Drug Discovery-Therapeutics Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 05, 2016 $188,344 -
SR. Program Officer, Development Policy & Finance, Multilateral Financing Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Washington, DC Mar 16, 2016 $160,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Clinical Service Delivery Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Oct 17, 2016 $159,994 -
Senior Program Officer, Seed Systems Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 14, 2016 $159,411 -
Senior Program Officer, Program Advocacy and Communications Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Sep 26, 2016 $156,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Drug Discovery-Therapeut Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA May 01, 2013 $155,126 -
Senior Program Officer-Global Development Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 02, 2013 $155,126 -
Senior Program Officer, Global Development Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 14, 2013 $155,126 -
Senior Program Officer, Decision Sciences Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jul 11, 2016 $148,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Pneumonia Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 04, 2016 $146,474 -
Senior Program Officer, Country Action Acceleration Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Jan 02, 2016 $146,474 -
Senior Program Officer, Interventions, Consumers & Markets Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Sep 08, 2015 $146,474 -
Senior Program Officer, Measurement, Learning & Evaluation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Nov 16, 2015 $138,370 -
Senior Program Officer, Policy Development and FIN Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Aug 04, 2014 $138,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Sep 01, 2014 $138,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Development Policy and FIN Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Aug 04, 2014 $138,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Regulatory Affairs Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Dec 16, 2013 $130,458 -
Senior Program Officer, Animal Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Apr 01, 2014 $130,336 -
Senior Program Officer, Emergency Relief Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA Sep 24, 2013 $126,806 -
Senior Program Officer Open Society Institute New York, NY Jan 11, 2016 $102,801
Senior Health Systems Program Officer Path Seattle, WA Jun 26, 2016 $100,776 -
Senior Program Officer Open Society Foundations New York, NY Nov 01, 2013 $97,828
Senior Program Officer Open Society Foundations New York, NY Mar 21, 2016 $97,074 -
Senior Program Officer Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. Washington, DC Feb 03, 2013 $95,243 -
Senior Program Officer Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. Washington, DC Feb 12, 2016 $95,000 -
Senior Program Officer, Public Health Program Open Society Institute New York, NY Jun 16, 2014 $95,000
Senior Program Officer Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. Washington, DC Dec 14, 2014 $95,000 -

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Top Skills for A Senior Program Officer


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Top Senior Program Officer Skills

  1. Technical Assistance
  2. Financial Management
  3. Policy
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided technical assistance to nonprofit clients, and developed curriculum and developed training's on permanent supportive housing development.
  • Provided expert budget and financial management (approximately $1.5 Million) that passed every audit since 2004.
  • Participated in reviews of Mission program and project proposals that involved significant institutional policy issues.
  • Designed and conducted trainings with political parties and NGOs in Peru and Colombia.
  • Collaborated with other program areas on education of foster youth and college access and success initiatives.

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