Environmental Incentives’ mission is to enhance the natural systems that sustain resilient and healthy communities. We design performance-driven approaches to conservation that empower public and private sector leaders to multiply their impact. We are environmental thought leaders pioneering a new wave of conservation, helping people get the most from their investments in the environment. Since our establishment in 2004, we have become a leading advisor on natural resource programs and policies across the country and internationally. Environmental Incentives is a certified B Corporation operating four offices across the U.S. and supporting field staff in multiple countries.
Environmental Incentives is seeking a highly productive person to fill the position of Program Manager. This position will support the Program Cycle Mechanism (PCM).
The Program Cycle Mechanism (PCM) is a multi-year institutional support contract managed by the USAID Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) and implemented by EI with four partner organizations. This high-performing and busy team is focused on helping USAID to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of USAID interventions in order to achieve lasting development outcomes. The Program Cycle is the USAID operational model for planning, delivering, assessing, and adapting development programming in a given region, sector, or country to advance U.S. foreign policy.
Assistance provided under institutional support contract includes the development or revision of policy, guidance, training; supporting innovative capacity building approaches; providing direct staffing and technical assistance support to Mission and Washington offices; supporting the implementation of the Program Cycle at an Agency-wide level; and facilitating the sharing of Program Cycle resources online with USAID internal and external audiences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Washington DC-based PCM Senior Operations Manager, the successful candidate will serve as part of a program management team that also includes the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, and Senior Operations Manager. The Program Manager's remit will include managing project-wide products and initiatives, such as the annual work plan, required reports, and the execution of standing project management meetings. They will engage with the program management team in recruiting, budgeting, and operations support. The Program Manager will also support PCM's implementation of EI management processes around planning, forecasting, and reporting. The successful candidate will have a strong orientation to facilitating processes to help high-performing teams and individuals implement contracted work. They will also be able to quickly grasp complex coordination needs and set clear paths for team members, managing adaptively in response to emerging priorities. Over time, responsibilities may shift as new needs and priorities emerge in our growing portfolio.
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
OFFICE MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Environmental Incentives seeks talented, creative, and inspired professionals who can provide support in a growing practice.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience or Master's degree and 5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Environmental Incentives also offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
BASE STATION AND COVID-19 POLICY
The position will be based in Washington DC, with infrequent travel. Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the position will begin remotely.
Proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 or legally authorized exemption is required for all Environmental Incentives employees working in the United States, regardless of office location or remote work. Selected candidates will be required to provide proof of full vaccination before beginning employment with Environmental Incentives. Full vaccination is defined as 2 weeks after the final dose of the requisite vaccination.
ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are committed to developing an inclusive work environment for all employees, where diversity of thought, style, culture, and skill is valued in support of individual performance and potential, as well as our business goals and mission. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Applicants with disabilities may contact Environmental Incentives coordinators via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Human Resources:
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (202) 525-2450