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Program Director
Posted on 10/25/2022
Remote • United States
Experience Level
  • Intimate familiarity with USAID and international development programming
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field (i.e., data analytics, statistics, public administration, economics, international development)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing USAID activities, with 5 years in a supervisory role
  • Demonstrated background in data and information management, digital transformation, modernization, and strategy
  • Proven experience building and managing dynamic, flexible teams
  • Experience developing partnerships and relationships, engaging across multiple technical sectors
  • Understanding of human-centered design approaches
  • Proven leadership ability and excellent management, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Proven track record managing budgets and planning both strategically and creatively to meet project objectives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Provide leadership in all technical, managerial, and operational aspects of the project
  • Serve as the main point of contact for USAID, liaising directly with the activity COR on all technical issues, and act as the public face of the activity
  • Lead workplan development through participatory and collaborative processes, oversee workplan implementation, responsively adapting to changes and lessons learned throughout implementation
  • Incorporate USAID principles and guiding practices for data management, analytics and security
  • Knowledgeably track the status of front and back-end development task areas for 5+ data-sharing platforms
  • Lead teams to support the development and implementation of digital innovations, communications strategies, KM activities, and learning initiatives using systems thinking approaches
  • Develop and maintain effective and purpose-driven relationships with key staff across USAID Missions and Washington DC Operating Units while engaging a diverse range of stakeholders to provide USAID with the breadth and depth of expertise it requires to advance effective interventions in data analytics and management
  • Supervise other senior level personnel and provide oversight for resources assigned to tasks under the program, in coordination with Bixal's home office
  • Manage multiple complex, simultaneous projects to include delivering services in multiple locations worldwide, and/or in support of complex international development projects
  • Develop a detailed task area management plan to track performance of the award, with subordinate plans for each task area within this award to include a schedule for each deliverable, key milestone dates, dependencies, and the assignment of leads
  • Develop and implement a clear plan to respond to buy-in requests, working in a co-creative process with USAID
  • Oversee activity budgeting and financial management
  • Oversee quality control for services provided, ensuring compliance with USAID requirements
  • Promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement

51-200 employees

Business management consultant
Company Overview
Bixal is a mission-driven organization determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies. They deliver on this promise by partnering with leading federal agencies to conceive and create powerful data-driven customer experiences.
  • Competitive base salary
  • Flex hours/Telework options
  • Generous PTO
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • New business referral bonus
  • Professional development inventives
  • WMATA commuter benefits program
  • Company provided short-term disability
  • Company provided life insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
Company Core Values
  • A shared sense of purpose
  • A focus on federal
  • A people-first approach
  • A diverse perspective
  • An agile environment
  • An outcomes mindset
  • An empowering culture
  • A higher standard