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MONITORING & EVALUATION DIRECTOR, UNITED STATES
NEW YORK, NY

JOB SUMMARY
Orbis International is committed to taking an evidence-centered approach to its mission of promoting eye health for all. Toward this end, the Director of Monitoring & Evaluation will cultivate an organizational culture which is attentive to the need for rigor in generating evidence; actively uses high quality evidence to inform its strategies; and contributes to global and local solutions by producing original evidence of innovative approaches to high impact eye health problems.

REPORTING & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Director of Monitoring & Evaluation reports to the Chief of Program, and works across the whole organization. S/He supervises all global M&E staff (currently one Senior Manager). S/He closely guides and directs the work of the country M&E staff worldwide, ensuring their effectiveness in collaboration with their relevant Country Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

PROMOTES AN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE OF M&E
Develop approaches to embed M&E into the core of the organization across all departments and in all locations.
Train M&E staff in Orbis's approach.
Build capacity across all departments by collaborating with department heads to run appropriate workshops / trainings on Orbis's approach.
Lead, design and implement efficient organizational performance measurement systems that allow accurate, reliable information collection and reporting

CREATE HIGH QUALITY EVIDENCE
Reporting
Provide high quality data and evidence from all departments to strengthen informed decision making by relevant committees, Boards, ELT, CoP and CEO.
Ensure that all departmental priorities are measurable, and work specifically with CoP to craft effective indicators for program priorities.

Global Strategic Plan
Develop approaches to measure and report on Orbis's impact
Lead the process to provide quality data from the Global Indicators to decision makers within the organization.
Participate fully in the development of Orbis's next Global Strategic Plan, using learning from the current plan to develop new global indicators.

M&E Frameworks
Develop overall organizational performance measurement framework, linking conceptual models to program monitoring and evaluation and identifying strategies and models for replication;
Ensure timely monitoring, and take into account changes in program conditions when planning, assessing impact and reporting on progress.

Team Leadership
Ensure that the whole M&E team worldwide evolves and works effectively, setting and meeting its priorities;
Keep up to date with, and shares, trends and new approaches in M&E, and actively encourages all M&E staff to do the same
Ensure smooth communication within the M&E team.

Technical Support
Provide technical guidance and oversight to all offices and all departments, especially country/ regional offices, and to the Flying Eye Hospital, Hospital Based Programs and Cybersight.
Oversee that data is collected, analyzed and reported worldwide
Build core competencies of the monitoring & evaluation field staff and project managers through training and technical assistance
Lead guidance to regional, country program staff and partner staff in the design and implementation of outcome and impact studies.

Evaluation
Guides, supervises and participates in joint evaluations. Oversees technical assistance for evaluation activities within regional /country programs
Advises the Chief of Program on M&E-related procedures and policies for Orbis
Ensures organizational responses to findings and recommendations of evaluations and audits are recorded and monitored for follow-up implementation
Coordinates effective dissemination of findings, conclusions, recommendations and lessons learned from evaluations, to intended audience as described in TOR, with a view to improving the program design policy and strategy and contributing to wider learning.
Reviews TORs from the field, and maintains or has access to a database of consultants in various areas of specialty.

Other
Collaborates with IT to review and recommend changes to strengthen our current data and reporting system as needed and to execute the Software Consultants' agreements.
Participates in special projects and performs additional tasks assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Master's Degree, preferably in International Development, Public Health or Epidemiology or related area.
Minimum of 10 years progressively work experience with international development and/or health care programming, with at least 7 years management and supervisory experience.
Previous M&E experience in a non-profit, consulting, or government agency in an international setting preferred.
Successful track record in designing effective M&E strategies and systems, and following-up with quality implementation in the field.
Successful leadership within a changing environment, and of working in multiple locations to deliver effective M&E in change.

SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent planning, research, and analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to work cost-effectively and efficiently.
Ability to pursue big picture vision as well as detailed implementation.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Training delivery and development of interactive workshops.
Proven leadership ability and collaborative approach to finding solutions, achieving quality work, and delivering outcomes and materials on time in a changing, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with professional contacts, resources and/or networks and relate to people with sensitivity, tact, discretion and professionalism.
Committed to the highest personal and professional integrity and ethics.
Strong computer skills (Windows XP, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, databases and the Internet); working knowledge of statistical software.
Ability to travel internationally, and to travel often. Travel could be up to 50% of the time, especially in the first year.

To learn more about Orbis, go to http://www.orbis.org
To apply go to: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19121812

Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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PROGRAM MANAGER, GLOBAL PROGRAM
NEW YORK, NY

As a member of the NY program team, the Program Manager (PM), Global Program manages implementation and provides effective support to the global program portfolio. The Program Manager works to increase departmental efficiency through the development and maintenance of management systems. S/he provides required and requested support to the global technical directors and the regional program director for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). S/he coordinates, monitors and supports grant-related activities in the assigned country programs and works in close collaboration with Development to support grants/contract management, proposal writing and donor reporting. The Program Manager serves as the main information and knowledge resource for the whole organization; s/he ensures communication to and from regional and country offices, and clinical training programs, ensuring relevant and timely sharing of program related information.

REPORTING & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Program Manager, Global Programs reports directly to the Director, Program Development & Quality. S/he supports all the Global Technical Directors including: Director of M&E, Director of Telehealth and Program Technology, the Director of Faculty Relations, the Director of Advocacy and the Global Medical Director, as well as the Regional Program Director, LAC. S/he also manages the Program Coordinator, Global Programs and works closely with the Program Associate, Global Programs. Finally, the PM liaises closely with the Development and Finance departments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Support global technical directors and LAC regional program director in achieving their work goals.
Manage the day-to-day implementation of the Global Program Portfolio, including clinical training activities (Hospital based programs, Flying Eye Hospital, fellowships, and Orbis Modular education).
Provide development and management support to LAC (20%), project pilots, technical projects and new projects managed from OI - New York.
Contribute to discrete technical work on thematic issues related to clinical services, clinical education & training, and program development.
Develop and maintain management systems to ensure efficient management and effective support to global programs.
Help develop programmatic tools, guidelines and resources to support management systems
Participate and/or lead field, regional and global level training on aforementioned tools, guidelines and resources.
Provide support in contract/grant management especially documentation and organization, for the overall effective implementation of the global program portfolio (In close collaboration with development).
Act as the key liaison with Development, providing necessary information on Orbis International & Affiliates program portfolio and support the development of proposals and report writing.
Organize key global meetings, including agenda development, coordination of participants and overseeing logistics
Participate in the Flying Eye Hospital planning visits and projects, as required.
Supervise the Program Coordinator, Global Programs

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's or equivalent degree; Masters Degree in International Development/Public Health or related degree preferred
Minimum 5 years public health project management experience, preferably in an international NGO
Proven experience in design and delivery of international development programs.
Proven experience in proposal development and grants management.
Experience in international eye health preferred.
Experience in adult education, capacity building and/or clinical training activities A plus.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Good communication skills with excellent verbal and written English, Spanish language skills will be an advantage.
Flexible, pro-active, and open-minded work style: the ability to work productively both independently and in a team-based environment
Demonstrated report and proposal-writing skills
High degree of computer literacy including MS Office, presentation software and knowledge resource databases, search engines etc.
Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies A plus
Ability to travel internationally 30% of the time

To apply: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19117522
Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a global organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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TECHNICAL OFFICER
PYONG YANG, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

The World Health Organization seeks a Technical officer (P-4) in Pyong Yang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The incumbent will take lead in managing and directing the project team members (Monitoring and Evaluation officer, Finance and Logistics officer as well as the national programme officers). The incumbent will work in a collaborative manner with UNICEF country office that serves as the Principal Recipient (PR) and the National Malaria and TB Control Programmes. REQUIRES: Bachelor degree in medicine or science or biology or epidemiology or public health and Master's degree in epidemiology or public health or science or business management. At least 7 years of experience, some of which should have been obtained in an international context, in public health programmes. Closing date: 6/5/16. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference Vacancy no: SE/CO/P/2016/FT16.

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SENIOR PRIVATE SECTOR ADVISOR
NIGERIA-ABUJA

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Senior Private Sector Advisor. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: The position will ensure that project employs cutting edge and evidence based strategies to improve malaria case management in the private sector. The Senior Private Sector Advisor will ensure that the inclusion of the informal private sector in malaria in the malaria response as per the national guidelines and protocols. S/he will work with the Senior M&E and Senior Technical Malaria Advisors to improve the performance (i.e. quality and productivity) of a range of private sector providers; and assist in improving reporting and data collection and management from the private sector. Serves as the main point of contact for private sector engagement on malaria interventions and collaborations for each specific TO; Advises Project Director and other key personnel on public-private partnership strategy and contributes to the strategic direction of the project; Develops overall private sector strategy and plan for the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative for States Project, ensuring its alignment with both PMI and NMEP strategies and identifying opportunities for expansion in the private sector at federal, state, and community level; Supports the development of strategic partnerships in malaria control activities that provide synergy and complement existing strengths; Enhances strategic coordination with NMEP on the public -private sector strategy. Identifies cost effective innovations for expansion in the private sector including marketing strategies, capacity building, demand creation, data collection and supervision; Contributes to market analysis and segmentation for private sector service delivery and commodity management; Works with the Senior M&E Advisor to identify indicators that will communicate success in the private sector; Works with the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor to develop/adapt appropriate tools for quantification of commodity, costing, distribution, capacity building and supportive interventions especially on malaria diagnosis for malaria program. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Business Administration, or another relevant field; Minimum eight years working in a public-private - mix project, preferably in malaria prevention and treatment and control activities; Demonstrated experience in marketing of health products in Nigeria; Demonstrated progressive field experience in malaria prevention and treatment programs in developing countries; In depth knowledge of the private sector and public-private sector partnerships for health; Demonstrated experience implementing health programs in the private sector, and the community; Demonstrated capacity to mobilize private sector stakeholders at a senior management level. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16999/senior-private-sector-advisor/job.

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CHIEF OF PARTY / PROJECT DIRECTOR
NIGERIA-ABUJA

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/Project Director. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: This is a senior position that will lead the USAID - Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) malaria program. The Program Director will serve as the main point of contact of the program and will oversee the development and implementation of all Task Orders (TOs) within the project. S/he will have overall project management including staff, quality and timely submission of all deliverables, external representation of the project and coordination with the USAID IDIQ Contracting Officer's Representative (COR). The successful candidate will have some experience in capacity building and provision of high level technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders. S/he will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal and cross- cultural skills; and a proven ability to produce results under limited supervision. H/she will manage and coordinate multiple projects running simultaneously in multiple locations (up to 9 States of Nigeria). Manages the entire program and oversee the implementation of all TOs simultaneously in different locations; Provides oversight, and monitoring of activities for malaria prevention and treatment activities for all TOs; Ensures the timely development and completion of detailed and accurate technical program deliverables and reports to fulfill USAID reporting requirements; Coordinates technical activities with the USAID Nigeria mission, partners, sub-recipients, government agencies, international and local NGOs, and community organizations. Liaises and coordinates with other related projects and activities ongoing in Nigeria including FHI 360's ongoing programs; Leads the development and implementation of annual work plans and contributes to the development of performance monitoring plans, working closely with project technical experts on all project activities; Works closely with the Director of Finance and Administration and monitors project budget, checking for proper burn rates, allowability, allocability, and appropriateness of expenses; Represents FHI 360 in all relevant technical meetings and coordination bodies; ensures that meetings are documented and results circulated to appropriate staff and other relevant actors on a timely basis; Coordinates visits of FHI 360, donor, partners, etc. related to the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications: MD, DVM, or MPH/PhD, with strong background in malaria epidemiology is required; Minimum eight years managing and working in malaria prevention and treatment and control activities; More than 10 years of experience working in international settings, preferably in Africa and preferably in malaria programs; Demonstrated ability in effectively managing large partnerships; and multi-location projects an asset; Demonstrated ability to manage large scale project grants, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting; Ability to mobilize and coordinate partners around selected malaria intervention policies, approaches and indicators; Experience with planning, implementation, data management, and research/study analysis and interpretation preferred; Strong experience in results dissemination and publication is preferred; Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively with partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods; Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Ability to work both independently and in a team; Proficiency in English written and oral communication skills. Note: Nigeria nationals with experience in Nigeria and/or African countries are preferred. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16997/chief-of-party-project-director/job

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SENIOR MALARIA TECHNICAL ADVISOR
NIGERIA-ABUJA

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Senior Malaria Technical Advisor. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: The Senior Malaria Technical Advisor Specialist will provide overall technical leadership to support quality malaria interventions especially in diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in general and malaria in pregnancy (MIP) in particular. The focus will be on public sector facilities but also at the community level as indicated by the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative program and National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) priorities. S/he will support the formulation of evidence-based national health policies, strategies and systems for public sector service delivery, and coordinate the development of the technical aspects of project implementation. S/he will support program activities focused on the private sector, malaria surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, and operations research in conjunction with the Senior M&E and Senior Private Sector Advisors, the NMEP and other partners. Works collaboratively with senior staff, USAID, the Government of Nigeria and partners to develop and periodically refine program strategies as needed. Provides overall technical leadership on the planning, design implementation, monitoring and reporting of malaria prevention and treatment activities under the U.S President's Malaria Initiative for States program. Develops and maintains systems for assuring quality of all interventions including prevention, diagnosis, malaria in pregnancy, severe malaria among others; capacity building and information, education and communication protocols and SOPS are appropriate for the project. Coordinates the development of all technical aspects of program implementation approaches and ensures appropriate consultations with stakeholders at all levels; and especially with USAID contractors collaborating on this project in the areas of BCC and procurement. Communicates a common vision among diverse partners (i.e. Government of Nigeria USAID, CSOs) and coordinates multi-disciplinary technical assistance teams with the Government. Ensures effective integration and coordination of program implementation among partner organizations through effective leadership. Maintains a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders, and ensures that the project is represented in appropriate technical, steering, and advisory groups. Supports maintenance of the program surveillance system. Supports the management, development and monitoring of work plans and budgets and ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance for interventions by all partners. Provides technical input into the program monitoring and evaluation as well as surveillance. Represents the program in malaria technical sub- committees and other meetings as agreed with the COP and FHI 360 country leadership. QUALIFICATIONS: Medical degree - MD or MPH/PhD, postgraduate qualification in international health or related discipline; Minimum of ten (10) years experience in malaria epidemiology and control in Africa, including some at international level; Proven technical skills in malaria case management, integrated community case management and prevention at international level; Experience and understanding of working with Ministries of Health in policy and strategy formulation at national and sub-national level; Experience in training health workers, preferably in both public and private sectors (formal and informal); Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, LGA officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives; Previous experience in developing country contexts and ideally, in Nigeria an asset; Prior experience with USAID-funded projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred; A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models in developing countries; Excellent and demonstrated project management and coordination skills. Background in research desirable. Must be able to read and write in English with professional proficiency as well as possess presentation development send delivery skills. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, including proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and lead a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host-country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Strong experience in results dissemination and publication is preferred. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16996/senior- malaria-technical-advisor/job.

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HEALTH MANAGER (SYSTEMS)
DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA

UNICEF has posted an opening for a Health Manager (Systems), P-4, in Dar-es- Salaam, Tanzania. The incumbent is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of the health program/s within the country program with the focus on equity and strengthening the district health systems and providing technical guidance and operational support throughout the programming process to facilitate the achievement of concrete and sustainable results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and organizational Strategic Plans and goals, standards of performance and accountability framework. REQUIRES: An Advanced University Degree in public health, maternal and child health, family health, health systems research, global/ international health, health policy and/or management, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required. A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in health planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and child health care, health emergency/ humanitarian preparedness, at the international level some of which preferably in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in health program/ project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset. Experience of working for health system strengthening is required. Experience of health care quality improvement and emergency. TO APPLY: send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting the vacancy number to: recruit.SSR@unicef.org. Closing date: 5/27/16. Vacancy no: 72397.

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SENIOR NUTRITION SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR
ARLINGTON, VA

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). GHFP seeks a Senior Nutrition SBC, Strategic Communications, and Knowledge Management Advisor (Senior Advisor) who will work as part of the Nutrition Team, and will provide leadership in developing the SBC, strategic communications, and knowledge management strategy, in centrally-managed nutrition projects and activities. The Senior Advisor will provide technical assistance to the Nutrition Team and to USAID Missions on topics related to these areas of expertise, and will collaborate with other strategic communications, knowledge management and SBC technical staff in GH, the Bureau for Food Security (BFS), and in the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs on questions. RESPONSIBILITIES : Providing technical leadership for nutrition-related SBC for centrally-managed nutrition projects in GH, and activities managed in BFS and Food for Peace (FFP). Participating on design teams for new projects and providing technical guidance in the implementation and evaluation of SBC activities. Collaborating in the monitoring of SBC activity performance as requested, including field-based visits to country-level projects. Supporting USAID Missions to develop and evaluate initiatives to build in-country capacity addressing nutrition SBC issues, including the ability to carry out longer-term integrated SBC strategies and activities. Facilitating the sharing of nutrition SBC materials and best practices across US Government (USG) programs in different countries, as well as through knowledge management "hub" and communications activities. Participating in developing recommendations for new areas of nutrition SBC research and programming, and promoting innovation in behavioral interventions and communication. Providing USAID country health teams and implementing partners with expert input and technical support to ensure best practices in social and behavioral interventions and communication campaigns. Collaborating with strategic communications experts in GH, BFS, FFP, and the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), to develop and coordinate nutrition-related communications for audiences within the Agency, USAID Field Missions, and external groups. Developing a multi- year communication strategy and dissemination plan related to the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, its accompanying technical briefs and other technical materials, and consistent with GH's strategic vision. In collaboration with BFS and FFP, leading preparations for regional nutrition learning workshops referred to as Nutrition Global Learning and Evidence Exchanges (GLEE). Leading the preparation of technical communication pieces related to nutrition as it relates to public health, gender, poverty, private sector engagement, food security and nutrition policy, and presenting findings to relevant audiences. Preparing reports, concept/position papers, correspondence/briefers/talking points, blogs, social media and other documentation related to nutrition, food security and nutrition policy. Collaborating with knowledge management experts in GH, BFS, FFP, DCHA and elsewhere to develop and "host" a nutrition information resource "hub" for the Agency that connects and shares knowledge with nutrition colleagues throughout the Agency. Developing a multi-year knowledge management and dissemination plan related to the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, its accompanying technical briefs and other technical materials. Providing technical advice and support to Missions, facilitating cross-country learning related to nutrition social and behavior change communication programming. Creating communications mechanisms for nutrition knowledge sharing with target groups and audiences including an online resource library and interactive platforms catering to, among others, the Agency nutrition "diaspora," the Martin J. Forman Foreign Service National Fellows, and other USG and external groups. International and domestic travel approximately 25%. REQUIRED: Master's degree or higher in communications, nutrition communications, public health communications, social psychology, or other relevant behavioral/social science field. Minimum ten (10) years' experience in nutrition and/or public health programming, policy or research, with at least three (3-5) years' experience in an international or resource-challenged setting. Substantial experience in social and behavior change programming required. Experience managing a comprehensive strategic communication program to advance an organization's mission and goals required. Experience developing various web/print/social media or organizing events required. Knowledge of nutrition and food security issues in developing countries preferred. Formal training in and demonstrated understanding of theories and frameworks relating to individual behavior change and broader social responses, the evidence base for social and behavioral/communications interventions and best practices, and familiarity with the current SBC literature is preferred. Hands-on experience designing, planning, implementing and evaluating behavioral interventions and/or communication campaigns is highly desirable. Experience with development international programming, and evaluation functions and procedures. Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, including cross-cultural teams. Ability to travel internationally, estimated to be about 25%. 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 June 3, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.

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HIV/AIDS RESEARCH PORTFOLIO ADVISOR
ARLINGTON, VA

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). GHFP seeks a HIV/AIDS Research Portfolio Advisor - GHFP-II-P5-205. The HIV/AIDS Research Portfolio Advisor (Advisor) will serve as a key member of the Research Division within OHA. The Research Division manages a portfolio of over thirty cooperative agreements and contracts in HIV Vaccine Research and Development (R&D), Microbicides R&D, and HIV/AIDS implementation research. The Advisor will support integrated planning across the research portfolio, help ensure efficient management processes, and facilitate regular communication and close collaboration between the wide variety of partners involved in various research activities. The Advisor will be responsible for supporting continual improvements to the processes and tools, by which research activities are strategized, prioritized, managed, monitored, and reported supporting the Division to implement these changes and facilitating seamless coordination between the OHA Research Team, implementing partners, and other GH offices and USG agencies. These include helping to improve the planning processes across research activities, supporting collaborations on specific high-yield opportunities, and facilitating information sharing between research projects, GH offices and implementing partners. The Advisor will work closely with the Research Division Chief, three Branch Chiefs, project management teams and technical advisors for a variety of biomedical and implementation research activities, communicating with a large number of interested parties, and strengthening linkages across OHA research portfolios as well as with other ongoing research activities at USAID/Washington and in the field. The Advisor will receive technical guidance from the Research Division Chief as his/her onsite manager. RESPONSIBILITIES : Supporting the development and implementation of standardized research portfolio management tools and processes. Supporting the Research Division Chief, Branch Chiefs and project management teams in efficient coordination of OHA-funded programs covering HIV and AIDS biomedical and implementation research. Developing tools and processes for portfolio-level strategic planning, budget analysis, and fiscal monitoring, and ensuring tools and processes are consistently used and followed. Maintaining up-to-date programmatic and budget databases. Reviewing the accuracy of portfolio-level financial record keeping, accrual reporting, and routine research program reporting (e.g., Health Research Information Tracking). Supporting site monitoring and mid-term and end-of-project performance evaluations. Coordinating effective knowledge management (scientific and programmatic) within the Research Division to ensure timely action. Gathering scientific information and expert input to support sound decision-making. Supporting the timely application of scientific developments and expert committee recommendations to inform research program management decisions. Strengthening engagement of other USAID Offices and Missions to support biomedical and implementation science research priorities. LEVEL II - An Advisor at the level II will be further responsible for: Participating in research strategy planning and reviews. Participating in developing Standard Operating Procedures across the overall portfolio. Facilitating communication between and collaboration across projects, as well as to external stakeholders, donors, and the private sector. Serving as the point of contact for broad (beyond project level) strategic communication with collaborators, donors, foundations, and international normative bodies. International and domestic travel approximately 10%. REQUIRED: Master's degree or higher in public health, biological sciences, social sciences, public policy and administration or a related social science field. Experience working on research projects or assisting research programs. Knowledge of principles and practices of biomedical and implementation research as applied to HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. Experience reviewing and synthesizing scientific literature and maintaining databases. Demonstrated experience in task-oriented coordination and organizational skills. Demonstrated excellence working in team contexts. Experience in assisting with project monitoring and evaluation. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated flexibility and openness to effectively function in the context of evolving science and changing program priorities. Ability to travel internationally. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. In addition to the above, the position requires the following at each level: TECHNICAL ADVISOR I - 0-7 years' experience in public health programming, preferably HIV/AIDS, with or without experience in an international or resource challenged setting. TECHNICAL ADVISOR II -Minimum five (5) years' experience in public health programming, preferably HIV/AIDS, with at least two (2) years' experience in an international or resource-challenged setting. 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 May 27, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.

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