Program Manager - Tenders Global

Program Manager

ecoLatinos

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Program Manager, Spanish/English Proficiency 

ecoLatinos is seeking a full-time Program Manager to manage our public and private funded projects that advances our mission: to “amplify the voice of Latino communities in pursuit of social and environmental justice through outreach, education and advocacy across the Chesapeake Bay Region”. The Program Manager will be a core staff position, playing a vital role in advancing the organization by developing and executing programs and community-based activities. This role needs a well-organized, self-starter with the ability to lead teams of staff and volunteers to achieve impactful environmental outcomes for the Latino community. The Program Manager reports to the CEO and serves as a key representative of ecoLatinos. Verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish are Essential. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Project Planning – develop comprehensive project plans outlining goals, objectives, timelines. 
  • Budget Management – Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring financial resources are allocated efficiently. 
  • Team Leadership – Recruit, lead, and manage cross-functional teams, fostering collaboration and ensuring a positive working environment. 
  • Stakeholder Engagement – Cultivate and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders, including governmental agencies, local Latino communities, and funding partners. 
  • Monitoring and Evaluation – Implement robust monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess project effectiveness. 
  • Reporting and Documentation – Prepare comprehensive reports on project progress, outcomes, and lessons learned and ensure accurate and timely documentation of project activities for internal and external purposes. 
  • Compliance – Ensure project compliance with all donor requirements. 
  • Represent ecoLatinos in public forums and workshops maintaining our core values. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Environmental Science, Conservation Biology, Project Management, or a related discipline. 
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager, preferably in the community engagement, conservation, environmental, or climate change sector. 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency (must be able to converse comfortably in both languages) 
  • Strong understanding of budget development, financial analysis, and resource allocation. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for effective engagement with stakeholders. 
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and competing timelines. 
  • Proficient in project management tools and software including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and GIS and basic graphic design a plus. 
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed. 
  • Access to a vehicle.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. – as needed for event preparation. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume with a cover letter to: [email protected]. Please indicate in the subject line: Program Manager Application. 

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