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ADVISOR, HEALTH SURVEILLANCE, DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
The World Health Organization seeks an Advisor, Health Surveillance, Disease
Prevention and Control (P-4), in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Duties: Provide technical
cooperation to the Ministry of Health (MOH) in the implementation of the International
Health Regulations, including the activities of alert, preparedness and response to
epidemics and crisis, development of core capacities in the points of entry and the
implementation of pandemic influenza preparedness and containment plan.
REQUIRES: A university degree in a health-related profession and a master's degree in
epidemiology, public health or related field from a recognized university. Nine years of
combined national and international experience working in epidemiology and control
programs or in the administration of health services related to control of diseases, health
analysis and statistics. Practical managerial experience in the operational aspects of
prevention and control programs. Closing date: 7/12/16. Please visit WHO's e-
Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference vacancy no:
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
HUMAN SERVICES BUREAU MANAGER
The City of Long Beach is seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative
individual with expertise to lead the City's human services programs and who is
committed to ensuring the Department is prepared for the ever changing
environment of these programs.
LONG BEACH, CA
T H E C O M M U N I T Y
Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean, south of Los Angeles, adjacent to Orange
County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 462,257) is frequently
described as a series of strong, diverse, interwoven, smaller communities
within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is
home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach
Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific,
Queen Mary and the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, plus a wide variety
of other attractions (two historic
>ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses), serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a
year. The City is also home to California
State University, Long Beach and Long Beach City College. Cal State Long
Beach is the second largest university in the
State and has consistently ranked among the top best-value public colleges in the
nation. Serving the K-12 student
population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently ranks among the
Top 10 urban school districts in the
country. Covering approximately 50 square miles, Long Beach is supported by a
wide mix of industries with education,
health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade and professional services
comprising the highest representation.
While it offers all the amenities of a large metropolis, many say Long Beach has
the added benefit of having maintained a
strong sense of community and cohesiveness despite its size. Long Beach is the
seventh largest city in California and
celebrates its vibrant diversity. The City has the following ethnic breakdown: 40.8
percent Hispanic, 29.4 percent White,
13.0 percent Black, 12.6 percent Asian and 4.2 percent all other ethnicities. A
superb climate, quality schools, vibrant
downtown and a wide variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the
most livable communities in the country.
C I T Y G O V E R N M E N T
Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members
who are elected by district. The Mayor is elected at-large. Elected officials also include
the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. Elected officials are subject
to a two-term limit, which allows them to
serve for a maximum of eight years. The City Council appoints a City Manager to
oversee the administration of all City
departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official,
Board or Commission. In addition to its
traditional services, Long Beach maintains one of the world's busiest seaports,
which serves as a leading gateway for
international trade. The City also has its own full -service commercial airport and
Gas & Oil Departments and is one of the
only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is
supported by a total FY2014-15 budget of
approximately $3.0 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $401 million.
More than 5,900 full and part -time
employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by
nine employee organizations.
T H E D E P A R T M E N T
The Health and Human Services Department has more than 300 employees located
in nine sites. It operates with a $121
million annual budget, 86% of which comes from Federal, State, County, and
private funds. Reporting to the Director
are the City Health Officer and six bureau managers: Collective Impact &
Operations, Community Health, Environmental
Health, Housing Authority, Human Services and Physician Services. The mission
of the Department is to "Improve the
quality of life by promoting a safe and healthy community in which to live, work,
and play." The Department values
quality and excellence, innovation, teamwork, and diversity.
T H E P O S I T I O N
Reporting to the Department Director, the Human Services Bureau Manager is an
at-will management position working
closely with staff from across the Department. The Human Services Bureau
Manager is responsible for the day-to-day
operations of the Bureau (staff of 52 and budget of $11 million) and management
of the Homeless Services Division and
family preservation programs located at the Center for Families and Youth.
Responsibilities of the Bureau Manager
include, but are not limited to:
* Providing effective leadership, administration and management of the Bureau.
* Leading and participating in multi -sectoral partnerships with other City
Departments, County social service
programs, and community members to develop and implement innovative solutions
to address the needs of the
homeless and supporting opportunities for low income individuals and families in
* Collaborating with the Safe Long Beach Violence Prevention partners to engage
in violence prevention strategies in
the City to support healthy communities.
* Engaging in data sharing strategies and negotiation to strengthen capacity for
effective customer service and
collaborating with other Bureaus, Divisions and Programs to establish collective
* Reviewing the organizational structure and personnel strengths to develop
systems and procedures to promote best
* Participating in grant writing efforts and overseeing the staff to ensure the
accuracy of program budgets and proper
allocation of funds and evaluating the effectiveness of the grant funded programs.
* Serving as liaison and communicating effectively with other Departments, City
Council, the public/community, and
state and federal agencies.
* Ensuring adherence to the requirements of City, state, local and federal laws and
* Ensuring that the Bureau contributes to the overall wellbeing of city residents by
providing high quality services that
are consistent with stated Departmental mission, goals and objectives.
* Participating in professional organizations to keep abreast of current
opportunities and to provide input to policy.
T H E I D E A L C A N D I D A T E
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
* Understands the broad context and innovative practices for addressing the needs
of homeless individuals, the city
and the region, and can manage community, business and political considerations.
* Management/participation in a Continuum of Care system, including direct
experience with leading grant -writing
efforts, grants management and administration particularly as they relate to the
HUD Continuum of Care grant and
the designation of a Unified Funding Agency.
* Understands and has supported design of integrated social service and
community models to increase positive
impact on individuals, families and communities.
* Knowledge of the current regulations governing the management and operations
of homeless service and family
preservation programs and public and financial reporting requirements, auditing
and reviewing standards.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff,
community partners, regulatory agencies,
local officials, residents and Boards and ability to develop and promote a culture of
quality customer service.
Experience + Education:
1. Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's degree in
Public Health, Public or Business
Administration, Behavioral Health Sciences or a closely related field. Master's
degree is highly desirable.
2. Seven years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory
experience in the management of homeless
human services and at least three years of the experience must have been managing
staff and providing program direction.
* Engaging, collaborative, facilitative in nature, works well with Department staff
in all positions and the community.
* Willing and able to challenge the "status quo" when needed.
* Action and results oriented, innovative, strategic, accepts accountability;
energetic and is willing to be hands on.
* Comfortable working in a complex public service organization with rapidly
changing issues, needs and challenges.
* An active listener and supportive team builder with strong interpersonal and
* Works constructively in a culturally inclusive work environment and community.
S A L A R Y + B E N E F I T S
The salary range for this position is $106,000 to $159,000 annually. Placement in
the range will depend on
qualifications. The City's compensation package also encompasses an attractive
benefits package that includes:
* Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic
members or 2% at 62 for new
members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee
pays the employee portion.
The City also participates in Social Security.
* Vacation - 12 days (96 hours) after one year of service; 15 days (120 hours) after
four years, six months of
service; 20 days (160 hours) after 19 years, six months of service.
* Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year.
* Sick Leave - One day (8 hours) earned per month; unlimited accumulation;
conversion upon retirement to
cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits.
* Holidays - Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays (8
hours per holiday).
* Monthly Transportation Allowance
* Health Insurance - Two plans are available: one HMO, and one PPO plan. The
City pays major portion of the
premium for employee and dependents.
* Dental Insurance - Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents.
* Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual
salary to a maximum of
* Flexible Spending Account-Optional election for employees to reduce taxable
income for payment of
allowable childcare or medical expenses.
* Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
* Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination.
* Deferred Compensation - Available through ICMA Retirement Corporation.
A P P L I C A T I O N P R O C E S S
This recruitment will close at 4:30 pm on Friday July 22, 2016. To be considered
for this opportunity, applicants
must submit a resume and cover letter that reflect the scope and level of their
current/most recent positions and
responsibilities, including salary history. Resumes should be submitted at
(please include Human Services Bureau Manager HE16-092 in the subject line).
Candidates must also complete
the supplemental questionnaire.
The City anticipates inviting a smaller group of finalists for further interview by
August 2016, with an appointment
anticipated no later than October 2016, following the completion of thorough
reference and background checks.
Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum
requirements of the position will not
This information is available in an alternative format by request to the Department
of Health and Human Services,
Administration Division, at (562) 570-4009. If you require an accommodation
because of a disability in order to
participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting
your application or call (562)
E Q U A L O P P O R T U N I T Y
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at
all levels of the organization.
S U P P L E M E N T A L Q U E S T I O NS
Please submit your written response to the following questions in PDF format.
Responses are to be no more than
one page per question. Please include your name on all information submitted. The
responses submitted will be
used as part of the evaluation and selection process.
1. Explain the attributes and characteristics you look for in staff who report to you.
Please describe your approach
to ensuring these attributes are exhibited within the organization and among your
2. Describe an undertaking you led that improved effectiveness and/or created new
efficiencies. Include a
description of the challenges you faced in implementing the efficiencies and
describe how you overcame those
challenges. What was the outcome of the implementation?
3. Describe an innovative solution you would propose to address homelessness or
human services in the City of
Long Beach with limited funding. To what key issues would we need to pay
attention? What could be the
unintended consequences and how would you address them?
4. Describe your experience in engaging Federal, State, County and local officials
(elected and non-elected) in
supporting a program or outcome you were seeking to achieve. What approach
did you take? What did you take
into consideration? What was the outcome?
PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION AND PEDIATRIC HIV
INT-P5-043- COMPENSATED 6 MONTH INTERNSHIP. The Global Health Fellows
Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by
the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed,
Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the
US Agency for International Development (USAID). The Prevention of Mother to
Child Transmission (PMTCT) and Pediatric HIV Intern (Intern) will be assigned to the
Prevention, Care and Treatment Division of the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) within the
Bureau for Global Health. OHA is the focus of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for
USAID and has primary responsibility for leading the Agency's efforts within
President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a multibillion, multifaceted
approach to combating the disease in more than 120 countries around the world. The
Intern will primarily provide research assistance, and may also carry out other Global
Health Bureau-wide duties and collaborative research with other analysts in the Bureau.
S/he will focus on the areas of PMTCT and pediatric HIV and associated office-
managed activities. A core office activity s/he will be involved in is the "Strengthening
High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation" (AIDSFree) Project. This will
include the coordination of PMTCT and pediatric HIV technical assistance being
offered through AIDSFree. S/he will work closely with the PMTCT/Pediatric HIV
Medical Officer and the Senior Advisor for the Continuum of Clinical Services in the
Office of HIV/AIDS as his/her onsite managers. The intern will also work closely with
the entire Prevention, Care and Treatment Division. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently
enrolled master's or other post-bachelor's degree candidate in public health, medicine,
international development, or a related field; or, completion of such within the past 12
months. Clinical background and knowledge of HIV/AIDS preferred. Demonstrated
experience in research and analysis. Strong writing and analytic skills. US citizenship or
US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,690 bi-weekly (exempt,
salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application
and instructions, is available on our website at https://www.ghfp.net/ All online
applications must be submitted by June 29, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.
WASHINGTON, DC / ARLINGTON, VA
Through a nine-month project funded by ECHO, International Medical Corps seeks to
prevent and reduce excess mortality and morbidity of vulnerable displaced/returnees
people and resident communities through health, nutrition and protection interventions
in Ouham prefecture, Bouca sub-prefecture in Central African Republic. As part of the
implementing team, a medical doctor is required to manage the program and also to
provide hands-on care and upgrade the skills and knowledge of local counter parts
and/or community health workers in the areas of medical and sterilization practices.
Under the overall guidance of the IMC field manager and the Medical Director, the
Psychiatrist Trainer will manage the mental health program. The main objectives are:
Integrate the provision of mental health (MH) services into general health care focusing
on three main pathologies: depression, psychosis and epilepsy. Conduct situational
analysis of current mental health practices and resources at the health facility and
community levels. Design of MH curriculum and materials in line with WHO mhGAP
Intervention Guidelines and select MH integration sites and trainees. Provide theoretical
training and supervision for health care providers and community health workers.
Provide on the job training within the health centers. Provide mental health services
including pharmacological and psychosocial interventions. Do a day of
consultation/week in Bouca hospital. Strengthen referral pathways and conduct
community outreach and mental health promotion. DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide training in the identification and management of priority mental health
conditions to general health staff in line with WHO mhGAP Intervention Guidelines
and in coordination with national authorities and the IMC Technical Unit. Identify and
train local CHWs/volunteers for training in community outreach, case finding and
mental health promotion. Provide mental health and psychosocial support consultations
and services along with health staff as needed within the health centers. Establish a day
by week of psychiatric consultation within Bouca hospital and conduct those
consultations. Ensure completion and analysis of pre post knowledge tests and on the
job supervision checklists as well as IMC mental health PHC integration checklists.
Ensure that WHO essential psychotropic medications are available at health facilities.
Take responsibility for collection and reporting of mental health project data including
HMIS reporting and patient outcomes (e.g. functioning, satisfaction with services).
Actively lead or participate in coordination mechanisms (e.g. Health, general
coordination, potential MHPSS coordination group) and advocate for principles of
IASC MHPSS guidelines. Assist with hiring of national staff as needed. Implement the
project in line with IMC and global MHPSS standards and guidelines and closely
coordinate with IMCs Technical Unit Global Mental Health Advisor for development
and review of training materials, documentation and reports. Participate and contribute
in the case a multi-sectorial rapid needs assessment in order to identify and assess the
humanitarian needs in the following sectors: health (including mental health and
reproductive health), nutrition, WASH, and Protection. Is in charge of specific drugs
management of the program (especially psychotropic). Is in charge of weekly, monthly
and ad hoc report and datas collection on mental health. Contribute to donor's
reports/proposal regarding mental health activity. QUALIFICATIONS: University
degree in psychiatric medicine with 3+ years of experience working on MHPSS
programs, preferably in humanitarian settings. Fluency in French required. Basic as
good level of English is required. Strong organizational and supervisory skills. Training
and supervision experience required. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work
within different cultural environments. Ability to work in difficult environment under
very basic living conditions. Ability to work within a team structure or in isolation,
flexible, and can cope with stressful workloads and working with limited resources.
Computer literacy is an added value. Profound cross-cultural awareness and insight into
health care issues, Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions
independently, Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations
and frustrations. Closing date: 31st July 2016. To apply, go to:
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is a nonprofit scientific and charitable
organization founded in 1996 whose mission is to ensure the development of safe,
effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for use throughout the world. IAVI will
help advance the development of an AIDS vaccine by: 1) Adding value to the HIV
vaccine field by identifying opportunities and gaps in vaccine discovery and
development where IAVI's capabilities can best be leveraged and add the most value, 2)
Partnering to advance quality HIV vaccine candidates to the clinic, 3) Ensuring that
investments in HIV prevention and AIDS vaccine R&D remain central to the public
policy and international health and development agendas by serving as a voice for the
field in partnership with stakeholders and donors. IAVI is a young, dynamic and
mission-driven organization, and the work environment is fast-paced and intellectually
stimulating, relying on the good cheer and high level of collaboration amongst its
committed staff members.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA
IAVI is recruiting for a Program Coordinator to serve as primary point of contact
and key relationship manager for the US Agency for International Development
(USAID) on the implementation of a new and transformative Africa-centered model of
global partnership to Accelerate the Development of Vaccines and New Technologies
to Combat the AIDS Epidemic (ADVANCE). Funded by USAID under a new $160
million cooperative agreement, this flagship initiative will dramatically accelerate
development of a safe and effective HIV vaccine.
The Program Coordinator will play a critical implementing role for this new
program, maintaining comprehensive financial, program and technical knowledge
related to the full scope of activities under the cooperative agreement. He/she will
coordinate the development of annual USAID workplans and reports, serve day-to-day
project management needs across the ADVANCE Leadership Team, provide technical
and implementation support to the Project Director (IAVI President & CEO, Mark
Feinberg, MD, PhD) and other senior leaders on the project, and maintain strategic
communication and regular contact with USAID. In support of the ADVANCE
Leadership Team, this position will also play an important facilitating role for strategic
alliances and co-funded activities with other funders and external research
collaborators, including partners at the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, and other US Government agencies involved in vaccine research, for
This position resides in the Executive Office of IAVI's Research & Development
(R&D) Department, as part of the R&D Portfolio Management and Operations Team.
This team has responsibility for integrating IAVI programs with organizational strategy,
which provides a unique opportunity for the Program Coordinator to engage with all
aspects of IAVI's R&D program. He/she will report to the Executive Director, R&D
Portfolio Management and Operations, and work closely with the Executive Director
for Global Public Giving, located in IAVI's External Relations Department. As noted
above the Program Coordinator will collaborate closely with IAVI's President and CEO
and other individuals across the organization, including especially IAVI's East Africa
Office in Nairobi, Kenya, as well as key staff in Finance & Administration.
• Maintain comprehensive financial, program and technical knowledge related to
the full scope of activities within ADVANCE, including collaborating with colleagues
across IAVI departments (R&D, Finance & Administration, External Relations) and
working closely with IAVI regional offices in East Africa and India
• Serve as primary point of contact for USAID program managers and relevant
• Serve day-to-day project management needs across the ADVANCE Leadership
Team and provide technical and implementation support to the Project Director (Dr.
Feinberg) and other senior leaders on the project
• Maintain primary responsibility for coordinating development of annual
workplans for implementing USAID-supported activities, reporting on the
implementation of these activities and executing the daily coordination of and strategic
communication for ADVANCE
• Coordinate and communicate with research collaborators and donors on
strategic alliances and discussions on co-funded activities
Experience and Skills:
• Master's or PhD degree in a relevant discipline (biological sciences, business,
management, economics, law, international relations, public health or a related area)
• At least 8 years of professional experience coordinating, managing or
implementing biomedical research projects
• Demonstrated broad understanding of vaccine research and development
program, including necessary elements of epidemiology, clinical and field vaccine
trials, project management, financial management, knowledge management, strategic
coordination and communication
• Demonstrated experience as project manager with a strong eye for detail,
analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to take initiative as new situations
and opportunities arise
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to
prioritize and produce high quality work under challenging deadlines
• Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop relationships and work
collaboratively in teams with others from a range of disciplines and cultures
• Professional experience interacting with US Government agencies, advocacy
groups, policymakers, local collaborators and host governments is preferred
• Experience using Microsoft Office and knowledge management programs
To apply: www.iavi.org
MANAGER - ORGANIZATIONAL PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT (OPM)
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is a nonprofit scientific organization
founded in 1996 whose mission is to ensure the development of safe, effective,
accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for use throughout the world. IAVI believes that
our capabilities, partnerships and commitment position us to make meaningful impact in
the field. IAVI continues to focus on AIDS vaccine development as the most effective
long-term approach to ending the HIV epidemic. Ending the epidemic will also require
innovation and an integrated approach across prevention and treatment efforts in line
with the shifting epidemic. IAVI will contribute to the field by:
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA
• Establishing an integrated approach to HIV vaccine and prevention research and
development, linking an understanding of at risk communities with the most potentially
• Bringing new capabilities and innovation to the field through novel
collaborations to accelerate product development
• Prioritizing approaches that have the greatest potential impact on HIV vaccine
and prevention efforts towards diminishing and ultimately ending the epidemic
Our strategic focus revolves around four pillars namely: 1) Engaging the
communities most at-risk of HIV infection; 2) Providing an integrated product
development platform to accelerate the translation of promising concepts into HIV
vaccine candidates for the field; 3) Investing in high potential discovery programs that
could transform HIV vaccine development and beyond; 4) Generating supportive data
and messages to drive policies and investments that will end the epidemic.
IAVI requires a high energy, highly organized manager to provide project
management support to the Executive Office. The successful candidate will oversee the
OPM function within the Executive Office, working across the organization to
coordinate activities, manage special projects and research emerging topics and
opportunities, including timely implementation and follow through on assignments
emanating from the CEO and the Senior Management Team (SMT). The OPM will
support the CEO for key external meetings and implementing Strategic Alliances by
liaising with relevant program staff, developing appropriate materials and
communicating outcomes of the meetings. The Senior Manager - OPM will attend and
coordinate key leadership meetings, follow up and track tasks and project and
communicate key actions and ensure stakeholders are briefed and brought into
conversations as appropriate. In addition, the Senior Manager - OPM will prepare
materials and presentations that may be needed for internal and external audiences and
The Senior Manager, OPM must embrace the mission of IAVI and model its core
values. To effectively perform in this position, she/he will need to develop the
appropriate relationships and build credibility throughout the organization.
The specific responsibilities and expectations of the Senior Manager, OPM
include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manage weekly leadership team meetings and quarterly retreats, including
agenda development, ensuring supportive content is prepared and communicating key
outcomes and conducting follow up as needed to help track progress.
• Develop a robust tracking framework to ensure implementation of leadership
decisions and actions including providing data for the necessary dashboards and other
• Support the CEO in external engagements and strategic alliances, ensuring
appropriate materials are developed, teams are engaged and information is disseminated
• Research emerging topics and opportunities on a wide range of global health
related topics and help articulate IAVI's activities and value preposition for internal and
• Execute special projects for the EO
• Help ensure leadership team decisions are communicated throughout the
organization to ensure the teams are better able to accomplish their goals.
• Developing engaging, visually-appealing presentations;
• Communicate flawlessly in both written and verbal form
• Proven ability to operate within a matrix organization, preferably within a
scientific, medical, or clinical research organization.
• Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity. Innovative.
• Excellent at managing relationships and operating within the formal and
informal organizational structures, establishes relationships across departments, uses
allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands
others roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
• Self-starting, results-driven person with the necessary analytic rigor, stamina,
and strength to represent her/his point of view objectively and to respond to numerous
demands and challenges.
• Sense of urgency - Prioritizes well, shows energy, reacts to opportunities,
instills urgency in others, and consistently meets deadlines.
• Capable of representing IAVI to a wide variety of audiences. Adjusts her/his
writing to the audience and communicates complex messages and issues clearly.
• Working knowledge and experience in project management desired but not
• Passionate about the mission of IAVI, enthused by the challenges confronting
the organization and dedicated to achieving its goals.
• Possesses a sense of humor. Works collaboratively to achieve results.
• MSc, MPH or MBA required;
• 5+ years of professional experience at progressively senior levels.
• Ability to understand and effectively communicate complex scientific concepts
• Experience in a competitive, fast paced and global environment necessary.
• Strong analytical skills, ability to reconcile initiatives with business strategies
• Constituency-building skills and savvy.
IAVI operates as an intense mission driven organization trying to solve one of the
most difficult and important scientific and policy challenges of our time, as a result
passion for the mission is a critical attribute.
To apply: www.iavi.org
ADVISOR, HEALTHY AGING
The World Health Organization seeks an Advisor, Healthy Aging in Washington, DC.
Duties: Provide technical advice to Member States in the development, review,
implementation and evaluation with inter- sectorial approach, public national policies
and legislation to enhance the health of older populations; promote healthy and active
aging and sustainable age-friendly environments. REQUIRES: A university degree in a
health-related profession and a master's degree in public health, and/or gerontology and
geriatrics or a related field, from a recognized institution. Desirable: Specialization in
geriatrics and / or gerontology would be an asset. Nine years of combined national and
international experience in managing inter-sectorial health or social projects and
programs in the area of family health with emphasis on older persons' health. Of these,
at least five years of experience should involve participating in technical cooperation
projects and activities concerning older person's health. Please visit WHO's e-
Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy
No. Closing date: 7/7/16. Vacancy no: PAHO/16/FT354
CHIEF OF PARTY
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party
for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health services project in Eastern Uganda.
The project will work to increase utilization of HIV / AIDS, MNCH, nutrition and TB
services. The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership and technical direction for
the project, ensuring achievement of project deliverables. The COP will be the primary
liaison with USAID and will manage project staff and implementing partners to ensure
proper reporting, financial management, and compliance. The COP is expected to
coordinate with government and other stakeholders to ensure that activities complement
ongoing initiatives and adhere to country and global standards. Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the project as
well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-
effective manner. Maintain an integrated vision and approach for the project in
achieving the results as defined in the award, while maintaining overall excellence and
accountability to beneficiaries and USAID. Lead the planning of all project activities
and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best
practices and donor guidelines. Liaise between USAID/Uganda and all other
counterparts, implementing partners and Government of Uganda officials involved with
the program. Ensure project activities adhere to USAID and country office management
policies and practices. Produce and present papers at local, regional and international
fora to share experiences and emerging best practices. Oversee/manage partnerships and
ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration are established and maintained.
Oversee a team of senior technical, financial and program management staff for the
project and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all team
members, and with relevant staff in HQ and the East and Southern Africa Business
Unit. Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID
rules and regulations. Ensure timely, high-quality and complete submission of work
plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by
USAID. Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages
to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of
implementing partners and community-based organizations. QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services,
Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences
International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Typically requires a
minimum of 12 years with project management experience. Demonstrated experience in
multi-sector project management and implementation. Demonstrated strategic planning,
staff development and capacity building experience. Demonstrated experience in
leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and
national/international in scope. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English;
fluent in host country language. Experience operating in insecure environments.
Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO). To apply: https://jobs-
SENIOR HIV/AIDS SURVEILLANCE ADVISOR -TECHNICAL ADVISOR III
The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement
implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global
Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global.
GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The
Senior HIV/AIDS Surveillance Advisor (GHFP-II-P5-211) will be based at the MOH
offices in Jakarta, Indonesia and will provide technical guidance on strengthening the
capacity of existing national HIV surveillance systems, the implementation of HIV
integrated behavioral and biological surveys (IBBS) and size estimations among key
populations, and increasing the technical capacity of MOH staff to adequately respond
to the surveillance needs of the HIV epidemic in Indonesia at the national, provincial,
and district levels. The Senior Advisor will also provide ongoing technical assistance to
the MOH to strengthen its capacity to effectively manage the national HIV strategy, to
gather and analyze surveillance and survey data for decision-making and policy
development for HIV/AIDS strategies at the national and sub-national levels, and to
provide technical assistance and guidance to implementing partners, including the
provincial and district level health offices. Technical support to the MOH may include;
ongoing mentoring of surveillance and monitoring and evaluation staff; assisting with
the design of standardized disease surveillance systems, in order to make evidence-
based decisions; and strengthening the MOH's capacity in monitoring and
characterizing the HIV epidemic in Indonesia, including its determinants and impact, in
order to guide policymakers and key stakeholders in the HIV response at various levels.
S/he will contribute to the overall goal of improving the technical quality of national
HIV surveillance systems and the capacity of MOH staff to effectively manage these
systems. The Senior Advisor will work closely with and receive technical oversight
from the MOH Director of the Sub-Directorate for HIV and Sexually Transmitted
Diseases. At the USAID Mission, the Onsite Manager will be the Infectious Disease
Team Lead. The Advisor will be placed at the MOH offices. REQUIRED SKILLS &
EXPERIENCE: Master's degree or higher in public health, biostatistics, demography,
behavioral science or a related social science field (PhD or Dr PH desirable). Minimum
ten (10) years' experience in public health programming, with at least three (3-5) years'
experience in an international or resource-challenged setting. Knowledge of HIV
epidemiological principles, methods, and theories. Ability to provide leadership and
make decisions regarding HIV/AIDS disease surveillance approaches and HIV/AIDS
standards and norms. Experience with key populations and concentrated epidemics
highly desired. Demonstrated experience with country-level disease modeling for the
HIV epidemic and population size estimations especially in the Asia region.
Demonstrated basic knowledge of simulation modeling and applications of
mathematical models in HIV/AIDS, especially in concentrated epidemics. Ability to
apply policy directives to surveillance systems design, implementation, monitoring, and
analysis. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of public health prevention and
community-based health care initiatives, including program design, implementation and
evaluation in HIV/AIDS. Strong working competency in computer applications to
develop databases and carry out statistical analysis. Familiarity with GIS software.
Ability to analyze problems and situations and plan, design and carry out project studies
and to conceptualize, develop and implement new strategies and initiatives. Excellent
interpersonal, facilitation and teambuilding skills and experience. Demonstrated ability
to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with senior government officials,
international organizations, multilateral and bilateral agencies, implementing partner
chiefs of mission, and the local partner community. Excellent English language written
and oral communication skills. Fluency in the Bahasa Indonesia language preferred.
Ability to travel internationally. US citizenship or US permanent residency required.
TO APPLY: All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's
online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to
store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter
describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues
relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for
each application. All online applications must be submitted by July 7, 2016 by 5:00 pm
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - HEALTH SYSTEMS DELIVERY
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Technical
Director - Health Systems Delivery for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health
services project in Eastern Uganda. The project will work to increase utilization of HIV
/ AIDS, MNCH, nutrition and TB services. Responsibilities: Design and lead project
initiatives to increase utilization and delivery of high quality, high impact health
interventions and services. Design and lead project initiatives to scale up access and use
of essential package of services as well as other key health priorities identified by
USAID. Design and lead initiatives to link communities to health facilities and/or health
referral networks to provide better access to essential services. Ensure a continuum of
services by providing systematic referral and counter-referrals from the site level to the
community level. Review project deliverables for completeness, accuracy, and
continuous quality improvement. Participate in the development of the project strategic
and operational plans, and oversee the development and successful implementation of
the service delivery annual work plans. Providing national level technical assistance to
improve policies, strategies and guidelines that are evidence-based and maximize
impact of the integrated intervention. Address health systems bottlenecks that impact on
the quality of clinical care. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its International
Equivalent - Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education,
Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development,
Human Development or Related Field. Typically requires 10+ years of project
management experience within a relevant area. Articulate, professional and able to
communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read,
write and speak fluent English. To apply: https://jobs-
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
The International Rescue Committee /Turkey team is currently implementing health,
economic recovery and development, protection, education and water and sanitation
programming in Syria as well as protection and education programming in Turkey. The
Deputy Director of Programs (DDP) will oversee the country's programmatic portfolio
of over $40million USD inside Syria and $2million USD inside Turkey. The Deputy
Director for Programs (DDP) provides overall leadership to the development,
management, implementation and growth of the IRC's programming portfolio in / cross
border from Turkey, with particular emphasis on responsiveness to needs, program
quality, and evidence of impact. In coordination with the Country Director, the DDP
builds and sustains strong donor relationships. Reporting to the Country Director and a
member of the Senior Management Team, the DDP directly supervises eight senior staff
responsible for proposal development and quality program implementation. This
position has close working relationships with the Deputy Director of Operations and
field-based staff to ensure that programs are driven by needs, based on evidence,
monitored closely and resourced appropriately. REQUIREMENTS: Graduate degree in
relevant field preferred. Must have at least six years of progressively responsible
international management experience, preferably in remote management contexts,
including technical staff supervision. Proven ability to develop successful proposals for
a variety of donors. Previous experience managing programs financed by US
government agencies, DFID, EU, UN, foundations and private donors a must.
Demonstrated ability to manage projects to completion on time, in compliance with
donor requirements, within budget, and with the anticipated results. Successful
leadership of multi-disciplinary teams in cross-cultural settings, including active
mentoring and coaching. Demonstrated strengths in relationship management.
Extensive experience with monitoring and evaluation tools and systems for complex
programs. Established capacity to deal with ambiguity in stressful situations. Ability to
respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes. A
keen understanding of political complexities in the Middle East region. English fluency
(spoken and written) required; Arabic and/or Turkish language skills a definite
advantage. Proven ability to work and live in a sometimes insecure environment while
maintaining a positive attitude. The position will be based in Antakya, Turkey with
frequent travel to Gaziantep. The IRC's security phase for Antakya is currently yellow.
The Deputy Director of Programs will be provided with individual housing. Returning
National Candidates: We strongly encourage national or returning national candidates to
apply for this position. If you are a national either Turkey or Syria and are currently
located outside of your home country and possess over two years of international work
experience, the IRC Turkey country program has an attractive remuneration package.
The package includes competitive compensation, return flight to post, shipping
allowance, temporary housing and a relocation allowance. To apply: Deputy Director of
TECHNICAL OFFICER, SURVEILLANCE
The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer, Surveillance (P-4) in
Moscow, Russian Federation. Duties: To advise Ministries of Health and other
stakeholders on the setting up of national health information systems that effectively
provide surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation of their NCDs burdens and responses.
To contribute to networks of information exchange with Member States and to
contribute epidemiological data to the Regional integrated database on NCDs.
REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (at least Master's level) in epidemiology or
medical statistics or related subjects. Seven years working experience in surveillance
and/or programme monitoring and evaluation of NCD-related aspects, including
assessment of health impacts, risk factors or effects of health system policies,
programmes and interventions for their prevention at national and international levels.
Closing date: 7/3/16. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at:
www.who.int/employment. Reference vacancy no: EURO/16/FT319.
MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER
The United Nations seeks a Senior Medical Officer in New York. Duties: Oversees and
provides health education and health promotion programs through the development,
coordination and implementation of preventive and response activities to public
emergencies at duty stations with UN presence. REQUIRES: Medical Doctorate or
equivalent (MD, MB,BS, MB, ChB), Specialist post-graduate qualifications (degree or
Fellowship) in Public Health or Other relevant post-graduate medical specialty with
extensive practical experience in Public Health. A minimum of ten years of
progressively responsible experience in the field of Public Health. Experience working
with worldwide epidemiological situations, public health hazards is required.
Experience working with health-related travel requirements is required. Closing date:
7/18/16. Apply online at:
https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. 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: email@example.com, Fax: 1-917-367-
0524. Reference Vacancy no: 58326.