Job Opportunity for Senior Project Administrator (PADM) at PATH in New Delhi

Website PATH

Working Title: Senior Project Administrator (PADM)

Internal Title: IN SR PADM

Location: New Delhi

Division: India Country Program


PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

Senior PADM (Project Administrator) will manage awards and supervise other PADMs and provide direction on award management, budget preparation, & management, reporting, project administration, sub-recipient monitoring and manage awards. This position shall report to the Assistant Controller.


The responsibilities of the Senior PADM are as follows:

Award Management:

  • Award management and related activities for assigned projects and work closely with program teams.
  • Contribute to developing, negotiating, and managing project subordinate agreements.
  • Partner with other departments/functions such as, Office of Grants & Contracts and Legal Affairs
  • Track and ensure timely completion of project activities such as procurement, payments, and agreements.
  • Provides financial report, administrative support, and advice on compliances to all awards and proposals.
  • Develop relevant SOPs, templates, and policies for the smooth functioning of the project administration function.
  • Provide all financial, compliance and related information and advice to the program leadership and team.
  • Sub-recipient monitoring, compliances, internal control, and budget management.
  • Review all financial reports and take necessary actions. 


  • Supervise a team of PADMs and Project Finance Associates staff for awards under the oversight of this role
  • Ensure team members understand all applicable PATH policies and procedures, and PATH financial systems and are managing their respective budgets.
  • Ensure all compliances and have required understanding of local laws.
  • Guide team members in their career development needs as applicable 

Other Activities:

  • Set up and actively participate in the Grant Committee and Procurement Committee
  • Contribute to Quarterly Budget and Annual Budget process for all awards assigned to the role.
  • Undertake other assignments and/or responsibilities, time to time. 

Required Experience 

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Qualified CA/MBA degree in finance or accounting
  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in the management of Grants and Awards and Accounting in an international non-profit organization.
  • Worked in metrics organization structure with multiple stake holders
  • Demonstrated understanding of business needs
  • Managing staff of diverse skills and aptitude

Required Skills:

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word and ERPs
  • Well-organized, independent and detail oriented with good follow-through skills
  • Excellent influencing skills, assertive, advance verbal, & written communication in English
  • Excellent Grants, Awards & Project Management skills with knowledge of accounting and compliances. 

Must have legal authorization to work in India.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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