The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for coordination, implementation and maintenance of a range of projects and activities in support of the life cycle of grants and contracts. This role may manage a portfolio of investments including grants, contracts, program related investments and other projects in support of programmatic strategic goals. The PC may provide budget oversight and planning, financial analysis, financial reporting, and/or portfolio and operations process management. This position will act as a primary support for grantee and vendor initiation, reporting and closure. Additionally, the PC will serve as liaison across multiple internal teams and be responsible special projects as requested.
Duties may include any or all of the following: • Project Management (Investment Management): Coordinate the end-to-end investment making processes (e.g. managing key investment deadlines, tracking of invoicing and deliverables, receipt of required reports and monitoring expenditures, reviewing reports, including grant summaries and analysis) with internal stakeholders (Program Officers and Business Partners) and external stakeholders (grantees and vendors) within the internal systems
• Financial Planning & Analysis: Manage data for all investments in multiple databases and SharePoint sites. Provide detailed financial analysis and ensure data integrity to support strategy planning and management (SPM) team's and India Country Office’s (ICO) financial decision making. Work with Program Manager and Program Officers to keep all pertinent information accurate and upto-date for reporting and analysis. Serves as point-person for Program Officers regarding budget targets and individual investment portfolio management.
• Strategy support: Work on special team projects, strategic as well as operational, as needed, usually related to investment making or supporting the efficiency of India Country Office (ICO) processes. Identify areas for process improvement and make recommendations. Support SPM team for strategy reviews, strategic planning, learning sessions, all staff interactions etc.
• Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience. • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, deadlines and policy compliance. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Proficient in MS Office Suite and SharePoint; advanced knowledge of Excel. • Knowledge of budgeting, financial analysis and synthesis. • Knowledge of applicable programmatic subject. • Ability to analyze data across multiple tools and databases. • Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated, diverse team and be comfortable in multiple, high varied settings, and tight deadlines with different work and learning styles. • Ability to manage multiple and competing demands and establish priorities.
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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From poverty to health, to education, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation focuses on improving the lives of billions of people worldwide. There are four problem areas the organization focuses on; the Global Development Division, Global Health Division, United States Division, and Global Policy & Advocacy Division. In developing countries the foundation focuses on improving the health and wellness of people as well as helping children and families escape from extreme hunger and poverty. In the United States, the foundation focuses on low-income families and makes sure that everyone has opportunities to receive an education that will help them succeed. The foundation works with numerous organizations around the world to tackle critical problems and addresses challenging inequalities. The headquarters of this organization is based in Seattle, Washington, one of the most proactive global health and non-profit cities in the world.