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Senior Program Manager: Workforce Development and Behavioral Health

Are you a Senior Program Manager with a background in managing US Government funded projects, and are interested in a rewarding career with our U.S. Public Health Division? Then this is the right opportunity for you to join our team. Read on…

MCD is a global public health non-profit organization recognized in the United States and internationally as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner in the design, implementation, and assessment of high quality, enduring programs in public health.

MCD'S VISION
MCD envisions a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being.
MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions.

MCD'S MISSION
MCD's mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people worldwide through enduring, high quality, cost-effective and universally accessible public health solutions.

We are looking to bring on board a Senior Program Manager to oversee and implement program activities in alignment with work plan goals and milestones for Maine’s Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center (RBHWC) Programs and Maine’s role in the RBHWC multistate collaborative project. The Senior Program Manager will lead the MCD RBHWC team and core groups in the implementation of an expansive initiative to increase the quantity and quality of individuals in the behavioral health workforce in rural Maine. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, managing work plans, financials, and federal reporting requirements, development and execution of evaluation plans, including assessment tool and survey development and deployment, execution of service agreements, MOUs, and related documentation required to achieve project goals with subcontractors, faculty, and consultants, and monitoring the performance of funded subcontractors and providers.

In addition, the Senior Program Manager will contribute to the Public Health Division’s business development and organizational reform efforts by participating in grant proposal applications to expand MCD’s behavioral health and substance use disorder portfolio.

The successful candidate will bring solid experience in strong project development, implementation, evaluation, and management while establishing and maintaining community relationships. The ideal candidate will have excellent time-management skills as well as exceptional organization, presentation, and writing skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the public health field.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in public health, behavioral health, or other relevant health-related field and a minimum of 5 years’ project management experience, in addition to:

• Experience as administrator skilled in staff, contract, organizational, and financial management.
• Experienced collaborative leader; able to elevate the success of colleagues, stakeholders, and community.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment within a context of competing priorities, agendas, and partner sensitivities.
• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently, from office or in the community.
• Exceptional writing, oral communication and public speaking skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills - communication, networking, group facilitation.
• Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities and have a sense of urgency with deadlines.
• Ability to establish priorities for organization, staff, and self.
• Demonstrated experience directly supervising staff.
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with diverse partner organizations and demonstrated cultural competence is essential.
• Strong project planning and management, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
• Strong communication skills: ability to listen well, write, and speak effectively.
• Strong proposal writing and track record securing funds for non-profit programs.
• Detailed knowledge of all current Microsoft Office and software programs as well as any other software programs necessary to perform the job.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are preferred:

• Master’s degree in public health, behavioral health, or health related field preferred.
• Understanding of and commitment to MCD’s mission, vision, and values.
• Highly adept with technology, including telehealth and digital health solutions.
• Extensive record of accomplishment with public health improvement, organizational development, and leading technology-focused programs and projects.
• Demonstrated non-profit knowledge and skills.
• Evidence of successful grant writing and fee for service proposal preparation.
• Evidence of collaboration across local, regional, and national systems and stakeholders.
• Evidence of continuing education and professional development.

Position Type: Full Time
Level: Advanced
Location: Augusta, ME Office

Application Requirements
An updated CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) should be sent to: mcdjobs2@mcd.org. Please include the title and job reference number (MCDPH-262) when submitting an application.

Position will be open until filled.

MCD requires all employees to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, unless entitled to a medical or religious exemption. Do not provide information about whether you are seeking an exemption from the vaccination requirement unless and until you receive a conditional offer of employment from MCD.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please reference position MCDPH-262 when submitting your application.