About the Organization
Founded in 1988, CBWW is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower underserved Black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness. CBWW offers the following comprehensive services: women’s health and primary healthcare; community-based screening services; health education programs; prenatal case management services; self-employment training; and youth development programs.
About the Full-time Position
CBWW is seeking a full-time Program Manager for its Maternal Child Health department. This department leads the Atlanta Healthy Start Initiative, a federal program dedicated to reducing disparities in maternal and infant health in high risk communities. Healthy Start provides home visitation case management services and supports women before, during, and after pregnancy and implements strategies to achieve maternal health equity. This initiative also engages community partners to enhance systems of care and is committed to amplifying the voices of those most impacted by maternal health inequities. This department collaborates closely with other departments throughout the organization to plan and execute mutually aligned goals in the areas of maternal health equity and women’s health. This position currently reports directly to the CEO.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Supervise, manage and coach two mid-level managers, and guide a staffing plan to equip frontline staff in the delivery of high quality and effective services to program participants.
- Lead program staff in determining best approaches for achieving program objectives in accordance with client/community needs, funder requirements, agency resources and direction of organization.
- Ensure effective grant and service delivery by monitoring program implementation in accordance with the program workplan and funder requirements.
- Work closely with evaluator, data analyst and care management coordinator in the submission of data reports and the tracking of progress towards achieving program objectives.
- Assist in the monitoring of program grants and budgets, and responsible for grant reporting.
- Develop expertise on program and stay abreast of trends in maternal and child health, evidence-based practices, and the social determinants of health.
- Develop a process to review program policies and procedures and modify periodically as necessary, as well as quality assurance practices.
- Seek opportunities to ensure on-going program funding. Lead or assist in the preparation of proposals to contribute to program sustainability and expansion.
- Work collaboratively with other program managers to plan activities and trainings, create cross-functional work teams, strengthen internal communications, and focus on a shared vision for the organization.
- Engage existing and new partners. Provide leadership to the Atlanta Healthy Start Community Action Network, an advisory group of health care, social service and other providers that coordinates services, steers local action to address poor birth outcomes, and works to achieve collective impact.
Professional Qualifications and Skills
- Master’s degree in social work or public health preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
- Minimum of five-year work experience in maternal child health, women’s health, social work or another related field
- Program design and development experience
- Ability to work collaboratively within and outside of the organization, and to cultivate partnerships.
- Strong program management and leadership experience. Experience managing federal grants is a plus.
- Knowledge of relevant best, promising and evidence-based practices.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to email@example.com.