clipart provided by:
International Jobs Center
(Home of International Career Employment Weekly)

A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals,
including international development jobs

Home            Employers           Subscribe to Weekly           Hotjobs Today          Recent Email Alerts            About Us

International Health Care Jobs

Copyright 2015. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


CARE is seeking a Program Manager that will provide global support and guidance on the use of Amway's Nutrilite Little Bits (NLB) micronutrient supplement. # of openings: 1; Exempt Status: Salary; Job Grade: G; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English. The program manager will be housed at CARE Atlanta, GA Office and will provide guidance on programming, drive global monitoring, evaluation and reporting, and provide coordination support to local NGOs who use NLB in existing integrated Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCF) programs, support internal and external communications, and coordinate fundraising efforts with Amway. Responsibilities: Program Management: Lead weekly status meetings with Amway, providing support, guidance and responding to their concerns. On an ongoing basis, document best practices in the use of Little Bits from implementing partners and disseminate them accordingly. Ensure that M&E data is collected from each implementing partner, aggregate it, and issue global reports to Amway every six months. Orient implementing NGOs to the Little Bits program: Help NGOs to integrate Little Bits product into a pre- existing program, educate them on the use of Little Bits, and ensure they understand program requirements, common tools, global timelines, and reporting requirements and deadlines. Monitor the development of tools (such as behavior change communication materials) and share with implementing partners. As appropriate, CARE may convene all partners - virtually or in-person - to share learnings and program guidance. NLB Program Support: Convene regular meetings with internal CARE team to manage all deliverables. Meet with CARE USA Partnership Manager once a month to update on program and troubleshoot challenges. Work with Strategic Partnerships' Program Officer to deliver monthly fundraising reports and manage grant allocations. Work with Brand & Communications colleagues to deliver content contributions to Amway and ensure that it meets fundraising and stewardship plans. Secure opportunities to present NLB and the CARE-Amway partnership in external forums, such as Clinton Global Initiative, World Economic Forum, etc. Represent NLB program in external forums. QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree, (Master's preferred) in Public Health or related field. At least 4 years in health or nutrition program management, monitoring and evaluation. Project management, relationship management (especially across different cultures), program monitoring and evaluation. Some experience in international development or health programing a plus. TO APPLY: visit =2822



As one of the nation's top-ranked hospitals (U.S. News & World Report), NewYork- Presbyterian is at the forefront of a healthier world. Leveraging our outstanding talents and expertise, we can help health care institutions around the world to enhance care for their patients through our best practices. It's the kind of work that instills pride and inspires you to perform at your best, each and every day. And now, you have the opportunity to become one of the amazing people who Make It Possible. NewYork- Presbyterian is seeking a Project Manager, Institutional Collaboration. Take on this brand-new role, responsible for seeking and supporting collaborations with stakeholders in key markets (particularly Middle East and Asia) to deliver key projects on behalf of NYP to help hospitals in the these regions improve care quality for their patients. Strategize and develop proposals, manage work plans, assemble and lead project teams, providing training, supervision and coaching as needed. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, and regularly communicate with them to ensure projects stick to established plans and schedules. Manage project budgets and timelines. Conduct various analyses to identify and assess new business opportunities, and present your findings and recommendations. QUALIFICATIONS: Key Criteria: Our ideal candidate has experience in consulting as well as project management. Fluency in Arabic is a plus. Candidates that are willing to travel to areas such as the Middle East and China are encouraged to apply. Existing relationships with health care institutions in the Europe, Middle East or Asia are also a plus. Requirements include at least 7 years of experience in a hospital, academic medical center, or consulting environment, along with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Health, Health Policy and Management or a related field (a Master's degree is preferred). Proficiency with Microsoft Office is expected. Excellent communication and decision-making skills are essential to success, as is the ability to drive engagement while directing work and developing talent. This position also requires a strong customer focus and the capacity to ensure accountability and instill trust. Resiliency is key as well, especially when managing conflict. Bring your talents to a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today. #1 in New York. #7 in the Nation. - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016". Discover why we're #1 in New York-an unparalleled pursuit of excellence and the widest array of choices for your career. TO APPLY: Learn more about what we can offer you at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.



International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including education, health, economic growth and democracy & governance. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work. Respect and integrity are the basis of our core values. Project Summary: IBTCI is currently seeking chief of party candidates for work with a wide range of international donors including USAID, DFID, the World Bank, and UN agencies. Candidates should possess a successful track record in in managing large, long term development projects in Francophone countries. Timeline and Location: November 10, 2015 - January 31, 2020. This position is full-time and based in Accra, Ghana. Position Responsibilities: Provide overall vision, leadership and guidance for the project internally with project staff and externally with USAID, host governments, other donors and stakeholders. Responsible for overall project management and technical operations to ensure that the project tasks are completed and the objectives of the project are successfully met. Lead IBTCI's team and serve as the primary point of contact with USAID with regard to day-to-day activity implementation and management matters relating to the contract. Overall responsibility for assuring that all assistance provided under the contract, whether by international; or local experts/ personnel, is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed. Adequate managing and supervising of the work of all experts/ personnel provided under the contract. Serve as primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all activities under the contract and will establish appropriate mechanisms to ensure that activity progress and specific implementation concerns are regularly and promptly reported. Manage the preparation and presentation of proposed implementation plans and all reports. Provide management support and technical oversight for projects. Coordinate and collaborate with donor clients, implementing partners, and stakeholders. Ensuring effective and efficient performance for all aspects of the project, overseeing all quality control and reporting. Interacting professionally with senior Mission staff, implementing partners, and government officials. Provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the activity. Adhere to USAID, IBTCI and local rules, regulations and standard operating procedures (including USAID FARS and ADS). Deliver of high-quality outputs in accordance with an agreed upon work plan and timeframe; Manage financial and administrative resources. Minimum QUALIFICATIONS: Include, but are not limited to: At least 15 years of experience successfully managing complex international public health programs (implementation, logistics, budget, staffing) funded by USAID or international projects in Africa, ideally in francophone West Africa. Master's degree in Public Health or related field required; an advanced degree a plus. Demonstrated ability in the concepts, principles, methods and techniques of delivering public health programs for family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV/AIDS. Demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with host governments, regional institutions (e.g. WAHO), donors, UN agencies, other USAID projects, local organizations and partners. Ability to successfully manage and develop staff in a multi-country setting as demonstrated by past experience. Ability to manage contracts and all required reporting requirements. Ability to perform internal control functions to manage day to day operations of the project. Ability to articulate effectively in writing and verbally. Fluency in speaking, reading and writing both English and French. TO APPLY: please visit No phone calls please. Only final candidates will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer. Any questions please contact



The United Nations seeks a Senior Medical Officer (P-5) in Nairobi. Duties: Managing and undertaking day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, emergencies, preplacement and periodic medical examinations, immunizations, etc. REQUIRES: Doctorate (MD) or equivalent in medicine, including residency/ internship in one of the medical specialties, preferably internal medicine. Formal training in CPR and, preferably in BCLS and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care desirable. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible clinical experience in one of the areas of medicine. Extensive hands-on experience in dealing with medical equipment and pharmaceuticals is desirable. Apply online at: If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/20/15. Vacancy no: 15- MED-UNON-46407-R-NAIROBI (R)



Lalmba Association is a small, Colorado-based NGO that operates a Health Center, Public Health and orphan care programs in a remote area of the Ethiopian highlands and along the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. We are looking for a volunteer Medical Director who will oversee the Health Center operations for a period of 1-2 years. Lalmba pays no salary but covers all expenses related to travel to/from Africa, and working and living in Africa (visas, immunizations, airfare, room and board, medical & life insurance). We will only consider candidates currently located and licensed in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Medical Director will provide the leadership over Lalmba's medical programs, including the health center and 15-bed inpatient ward, provide medical oversight to the Public Health programs and staff, and will supervise and provide medical training to local medical professionals. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates are Physicians, Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants who have a desire to serve the poor. A current medical license to practice in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe is absolutely required. Must be willing to make a 1 year commitment and work in a very rural location. No special training on tropical disease is necessary. TO APPLY: For more information, go to or call 303-485-1810. If you would like to apply, please fill out the application form on our Volunteer page:



Background and Objective: The Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University (IRH) seeks a Project Coordinator for its recently launched 5-year Passages Project, a research, intervention and technical assistance project focused on transforming social norms for sexual and reproductive health. Firmly based in social science theory on social norms and implementation science approaches that consider real-world programmatic experience, Passages will bridge the gap between science and effective policy and practice through activities in three work streams: 1. Research work stream: establish evidence base on scalable social norm change intervention pilots and replication studies. 2. Practice work stream: assess and provide technical assistance and catalytic support for scaling social norm change interventions. 3. Global leadership work stream: advance knowledge dissemination and utilization of social norm change interventions. Applying implementation science principles, IRH alongside partners, FHI360, JHSPH (GEAS), PSI, Save the Children and Tearfund aim to explain what makes interventions effective in real world contexts; address socially complex issues including gender inequality, stigma and violence related to family planning (FP), healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies (HTSP), and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), and focus on scalability, considering cost, complexity, and adaptability. In doing so, the Passages project aim is to increase use of modern FP and improve healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies by youth and first-time parents. By the end of this project, Passages will have: 1) established a body of rigorous evidence on scalable interventions and social norm mechanisms to support positive SRH/FP outcomes; 2) assessed interventions and built local capacity to plan and implement scale-up; and 3) advanced knowledge and increased utilization of evidence. Results will be achieved by building and sharing the evidence base and strengthening the capacity of the global SRH community to achieve long-lasting, widespread changes in social norms that support SRH/FP among target groups. In Year 1 of the Passages project, two research studies will be conducted in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The two research studies being: Transforming Masculinities and Promoting Family Planning through Religious Leaders and Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Gender Role Equality through School-Based Clubs and Family Engagement. Therefore, IRH is currently recruiting a Project Coordinator (PC) to support, monitor and ensure coordination on the ground through the life of the Passages project (2015-2020). The PC for DRC is the local technical resource person who will support implementation of all ongoing projects. The PC will work proactively with study managers from the consortium and will report directly to IRH/Washington. S/he will have overall responsibility for coordinating all technical, financial and reporting activities for the Passages studies in DRC. The ideal applicant will have a background in sexual and reproductive health, with a focus on youth, gender and/or positive male involvement and gender- synchronized programming and/or gender-based violence. Moreover a technical background in scale-up, social norm intervention and measurement are highly desirable. The successful candidate will have strong skills and project management and monitoring and evaluation. Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Period of Performance: 12 month contract, for annual renewal for the project length. Essential Duties: 1. Program Coordination (25%): Have a complete understanding of all components of the Passages project goal/ purpose, objectives, methodology and partnerships, and apply strategic and innovative vision to overcome any obstacles concerning DRC coordination on Passages work. Support project coordination between project implementing partners within their specific projects, including overseeing agenda-setting, timeliness and quality of regular project coordination meetings. Manage organizational relationships with PSI/ASF and Tearfund senior managers in DRC (and/or HQ). Maintain close communication with IRH/Washington staff, serving as the 'eyes and ears' of political and program shifts in DRC as well as conferring with HQ on program management and strategy-setting. 2. Program Support, Advocacy and Leadership (25%): Support the development of a joint stakeholder analysis across the project. Have project representation responsibilities with DRC Government Ministries and other relevant stakeholders. Maintain good relations and ongoing communication with relevant stakeholders, particularly the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Gender and Youth, other government ministries where needed, USAID and other donors and FP-focused partners. Manage central relationships: Ensure regular meetings, capacity building efforts, and interpersonal relationships with the MOH and other government ministries where needed. Identify and pursue new funding opportunities and resources with consortium. Explore opportunities to integrate the Passages package into the MOH's high impact practices. Seek opportunities to bring new resources to scale-up implementation and learning, coordinating Passages activities with service delivery and support activities, identifying and pursuing with consortium partners funding opportunities, and exploring opportunities to integrate the Passages package into the MOH's high impact practices. 3. Research (10%): Contribute to the development and submission of the IRBs for the Passages research activities. Provide technical input towards the Passages research activities within the DRC. Lead on research activities for Passages within the DRC, as necessary. 4. Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (25%): Foster a learning environment and evaluation perspective among Passages consortium members in the DRC by use of evidence for decision-making. Act as the IRH focal person for M&E on the project within the DRC. Monitor project activities regularly to ensure data for project indicators are collected, and provide support where needed to implementing partners. Document and share process results and lessons learned. Contribute to efforts to analyze, publish and disseminate program and research outcomes, including attending meetings and conferences as assigned. 5. Project Management and Administration (15%): Ensure accurate, timely financial and technical reporting on project processes and deliverables. Work with HQ to ensure timely payments of contractors, vendors, and contract staff. REQUIREMENTS: Post- graduate degree in Sociology, Anthropology, or related social sciences field, or Public Health. Minimum of 5 years' experience with project management, with minimum of 3 years in applied or service delivery research. Experience supporting project budgeting and overall financial project management. Experience working in community mobilization or behavior change programs in the domain of sexual and reproductive health, particularly with diverse partners in community-based settings. Proven expertise facilitating collaborative work with partners engaged in complex projects. Strong analytical skills, not just in communicating programming and data to diverse audiences, but also in navigating shifting political environments. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with partners, and colleagues with a high level of tact and diplomacy. This position is hired through Development International, Inc. for the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University. Development International is an equal opportunity employer. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates are invited to submit their CV, references and cover letter addressed to Jennifer Gayles. Please send all documents to, with a copy to no later than October 23, 2015. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.



Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center was created to advance peace and health worldwide. The Center, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. The Center seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. The Center, a not-for-profit organization, has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases, and improving mental health care. The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. For additional information regarding accomplishments, leadership, governance, and current programs, please go to The Carter Center seeks a Vice President for Health Programs. The Vice President, Health Programs (VPHP) provides leadership and direction to all Carter Center health programs, which currently include Guinea worm eradication, river blindness elimination, trachoma control, lymphatic filariasis elimination, schistosomiasis control Hispaniola malaria/ lymphatic filariasis elimination, country specific public health training and mental health programs. S/he represents the health programs at national and international meetings and events and within The Carter Center. The VPHP oversees the development and management of program plans and budgets totaling approximately $150 million per year and the management and professional development of approximately 40 domestic and 800 national (in-country) staff members. The Vice President reports to the CEO of The Carter Center and works as part of the senior leadership team with three other Vice Presidents of Peace Programs, Finance, and Operations and Development. This is an Atlanta based full-time position with domestic and international travel as required. QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have an MD, PhD or EdD and ten years of experience in an executive management position in an international health related organization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. The successful candidate is a respected expert who has extensive knowledge of disease control, elimination and eradication as well as proven managerial and leadership skills, including the ability to oversee several programs simultaneously. Experience in a variety of organizational settings (e.g., International/ multinational organizations, governments, NGOs, independent consulting, academia) is strongly desired. Extensive experience working and/or living abroad and language skills are strong advantages. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must apply online: JOB # 55569BR


More Jobs In International Career Employment Weekly

Subscribers to International Career Employment Weekly will receive details on the following additional International Health Care vacancies, in the October 2, 2015 issue of ICEW:




ICEW is available right here on the Web after you receive authorization. See Subscription Information for details.

Subscription Information

Return To Table of Contents