Banyan Global

Senior Program Manager (Short-term with possibility for long-term extension) - Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Practice

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(7/30/2022 12:17 PM)
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Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm, is recruiting a full-time Senior Program Manager for its Washington, DC offices. This position will provide parental leave coverage through January 2023, with the possibility of a long-term extension depending on practice needs.  


  • Manage contracts and subcontracts in the MEL practice, including providing technical direction and guidance to overseas project staff; reviewing contract deliverables; and monitoring contract and sub-contract budgets.
  • Provide MEL technical inputs on projects in other practices, including advising on MEL plans and building MEL capacity of corporate and overseas staff.
  • Support project start-up.
  • Support knowledge management and adaptive learning strategies for other practices.
  • Support new business opportunities, including serving as lead technical writer on MEL-related proposals or proposal manager and/or contributing writer on proposals in other practices.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing donor-funded international development projects, with at least five focused on MEL.
  • Experience managing teams and supervising remotely.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with USAID contracting and reporting requirements.
  • Experience leading USAID proposals preferred, including the conceptualization and writing of the technical approach, recruitment of key personnel, and packaging of the final proposal document.
  • Experience with project start-up a plus.
  • Ability to travel internationally for short-term consultancies.
  • English fluency required, additional language skills a plus.
  • Advanced degree in relevant field.


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