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Issue Dated November 7, 2014


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HIV/AIDS REGIONAL ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the an HIV/AIDS Regional Advisor, Bureau of Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS/Division of Strategic Planning, Evaluation, and Reporting, United States Agency for International Development. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Government (USG) has made the fight against HIV/AIDS a top priority, not only for humanitarian reasons, but because the HIV/AIDS crisis threatens the prosperity, stability and development of nations around the world. USAID has been, and continues to be, at the forefront of the USG response in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic, funding over $25 billion in activities since the inception of its international HIV/AIDS program in 1986, with programs in nearly 100 countries worldwide. The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), launched in 2004, is the largest commitment ever by any nation for an international health initiative dedicated to a single disease. In July 2008, the United States Congress re-authorized the PEPFAR legislation in the amount of $48 billion, $35.4 billion of which is dedicated to HIV/AIDS services, $3.8 billion to tuberculosis, $4.8 billion to malaria, $1.7 billion to research and $2.3 billion to training health care workers. SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION: The HIV/AIDS Regional Advisor's primary role is to support USAID field missions and regional offices in developing sound strategies and operational plans consistent with PEPFAR policy; implementing efficient and effective programs that achieve desired outcomes; and monitoring and reporting on progress made in achieving program goals and objectives. Specific duties of the Advisor include 1) serving as a GH Bureau expert on HIV/AIDS programming in regional and country programs, including providing briefings to senior officials and responding to inquiries from OGAC, Congress, and other stakeholders; and 2) coordinating OHA technical assistance and other planning and implementation support to USAID field missions. The position involves constant close collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders both in the field and at the headquarters level, including OHA, the Global Health Bureau, USAID Regional and Pillar Bureaus, the State Department Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), other USG agencies, NGOs, international donors, and multilateral organizations. The HIV/AIDS Regional Advisor will report to the Regional Advisor Team Leader. BACKGROUND: Bureau for (Global Health)/ Office of HIV/AIDS/ Division of Strategic Planning, Evaluation, and Reporting: The Global Health Bureau's Office of HIV/AIDS (GH/OHA) is the center of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for USAID and has primary responsibility for the Agency's HIV/AIDS program. GH/OHA provides strategic direction, technical leadership, and support to field programs in HIV and AIDS. It provides input to decisions concerning the strategic allocation of financial and human resources in the sector and assists in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs. The Strategic Planning, Evaluation, and Reporting (SPER) Division within OHA, to which the HIV/AIDS Regional Advisor will be assigned, provides programmatic expertise to help the Agency and its missions develop programs that respond to USG, USAID, and Congressional policy and budget priorities and incorporate innovations, best practices, and lessons learned. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The HIV/AIDS Regional Advisor serves as the principal point of contact for Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) with an assigned portfolio of countries. The Advisor will: A. Serve as OHA's specialist on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in assigned countries and/or geographic regions. Illustrative activities include, but are not limited to: Track key HIV/AIDS epidemiological, biomedical and social developments and update OHA, GH and regional bureaus as needed; track developments in host country policies and programs; track USAID and other donor assistance programs; Serve as a key representative on the USG Interagency Collaborative for Programmatic Improvement, providing updates to OHA on ICPI reports, guidance, and initiatives; Coordinate with O/GAC staff as appropriate and serve as OHA's lead in the development and technical review and approval of mission HIV/AIDS strategies or partnership frameworks, including determining the timing and scheduling of reviews; developing issue papers; communicating with the missions; and reporting on the outcome of the reviews; Assist in the formulation, administration, and analysis of OHA budget and procurement planning processes and documents necessary for effective implementation of and reporting on HIV/AIDS resources; Assist in GH/OHA strategic planning activities related to the GH Bureau's strategic plan. Participate in the defining and refining of program results, planning exercises of the strategic objective teams, and translate these exercises into budgetary request levels for OHA. B. Provide HIV- specific technical assistance to field missions and regional offices in coordination with USAID Regional Bureaus, Programs, and OGAC. Illustrative activities include but are not limited to: Ensure assistance is provided to missions in support of Country Operational Plan/ Operational Plan development and reviews; Provide virtual or in- country support as appropriate in the design of HIV/AIDS strategies, Partnership Frameworks, implementation plans and monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The position requires a Master's degree (MA, MPH, MSc) and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in HIV/AIDS programming; Knowledge of PEPFAR policy; 5 years' experience in program management is preferred. Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Candidates must be willing to work full-time. A Secret security clearance is required and must be obtained. REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals is required. Excellent writing skills in English required. The candidates must possess the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. REQUIRED REASONING ABILITY: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Must have excellent analytic skills and reasoning ability. The incumbent should be able to work under moderate supervision and bring a problem solving approach to carrying out duties. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and an eagerness to learn technical and program management skills. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The Program Analyst will work in a fast-paced environment in an active office. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. TO APPLY: CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
****************************** PROGRAM ASSOCIATE NEW YORK, NY
EngenderHealth is seeking a Program Associate in New York. EngenderHealth is a leading global women's health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available - today and for generations to come. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded EngenderHealth a grant of $4.5 million to expand access to family planning services with an emphasis on under-utilized methods such as contraceptive hormonal implants and IUDs in the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda. The project entitled "Scaling up Access and Use of Quality Implant Services" runs from October 2013 - December 2015. The Project results are: Capacity of providers to offer quality family planning (FP) services increased, with focus on implants and IUDs; Quality of FP services improved, with a focus on implants and IUDs; Access to FP increased, with focus on implants and IUDs. The Program Associate has responsibility for assisting with the organization, implementation and achievement of results of the project in collaboration with the Project Director. (S)he provides support to the project in the areas of: implementation oversight, results monitoring and reporting, knowledge management, administration, financial monitoring and compliance with EngenderHealth regulations in collaboration with the three in- country project coordinators from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Uganda. (S)he will also assist with synthesis, writing, presentation and dissemination of findings and results via meetings, conferences, technical briefs, presentations, web-page and other appropriate media. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide programmatic, financial monitoring and administrative support as assigned by the Project Director. Assist with preparation of workplans and budgets on an annual basis. Maintain a monthly reporting and quarterly review system to ensure the project is on track, including quarterly technical reports and monthly financial pipeline analyses working in conjunction with the EngenderHealth Finance Team. Assist with the organization of timely technical assistance (staff or consultants) to support delivery of high quality project outcomes as outlined in project proposal, workplans and budgets. Assist with trouble-shooting managerial, operational, consultant and sub-recipient issues related to the performance of the project. Ensure projects are implemented in a fiscally responsible manner and in full compliance with all laws, regulations, and EngenderHealth policies and procedures. Keep abreast of ground-breaking/ best practices in family planning/ reproductive health and disseminate knowledge to staff in interesting and engaging ways via multiple channels. With the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Team assist with the dissemination of global and field experiences and results of the project. Develop presentations, talking points and other communication materials to disseminate successes and lessons learned from the projects at both the global and national levels. Assist with preparation of project extensions, new proposals and budgets as required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Master's Degree in international public health, international development or public policy or related advanced degree. At least 3 years' experience with coordination of donor programs. Demonstrated administrative, financial planning, organizational and programmatic skills working with technical, programmatic, monitoring and evaluation and finance staff and consultants. Excellent writing and presentation development skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, capacity to coordinate and manage multiple activities simultaneously. Excellent English and French written and oral communication skills (S3/R3/W3). Ability to travel up to 25% internationally. Experience relevant to the field of family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) preferred. TO APPLY: Please complete an application on the Careers page of our website, www.engenderhealth.org. EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
****************************** PROJECT DIRECTOR NEW YORK, NY
EngenderHealth is seeking a Project Director, Fistula Care Plus in New York. EngenderHealth is a leading global women's health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available - today and for generations to come. Fistula Care Plus (FC+) is a five-year global project managed by EngenderHealth, in partnership with five other institutions, and funded by the United States Agency for International Development. The project focuses on five results: engendering the enabling environment to support prevention and treatment; addressing prevention and reintegration through increasing community and stakeholder awareness and the provision of improved emergency obstetric care services; addressing financial, transportation and communications barriers to services; improving access to treatment; and further developing the evidence base to support improved access to quality prevention and treatment services. Further information about the project is available at www.fistulacare.org. JOB SUMMARY: The Project Director has overall responsibility for setting strategy, directing and achieving project results at the global and country level. The project is currently implemented in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria, Uganda, Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo) and in Bangladesh. In addition, the project is charged with gathering data from other USAID initiatives in support of obstetric fistula. The Project Director manages critical relationships with USAID, with FC+ partners at the global level, other key stakeholders and donors. (S)he has overall program, managerial and fiscal responsibility for the project at the core and country levels, including ensuring compliance with donor and EngenderHealth regulations, policies and procedures. The Project Director directly supervises country managers implementing project activities, and a senior management team consisting of a Deputy Director (M&E and Research), Deputy Director (Clinical), Global Projects Manager, and a Finance Specialist. (S)he works closely and in a complementary fashion with other key personnel, internal and external stakeholders to effectively lead and manage the project. The position holder reports to the VP, Strategy and Impact and will contribute to organizational program strategies. This is a key personnel position and subject to approval by USAID. RESPONSIBILITIES: Leads the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Project strategy in close coordination with donor, government departments, in-country counterparts, project staff, partners, and other key stakeholders. Leads and manages the performance of project's staff to ensure delivery of project objectives to the highest quality standards and in accordance with USAID, local statutory and EngenderHealth requirements. Works with the Deputy Director to ensure effective monitoring and reporting of Project performance, implementation of the performance management plan, and implementation of special studies and generation of evidence to support best practices and lessons learned for program implementation. Collaborates with the Director, M & ER and Knowledge Management and contributes to organization wide M & ER and knowledge management initiatives. Proactively communicates and responds to all relevant internal and external stakeholders in all significant matters related to the performance of the project. Ensures timely and quality implementation and evaluation of approved workplans and budgets and submission in a timely fashion of all narrative and financial reports to donor and or EH management. Coordinates closely with the Deputy Director for Global Leadership for technical assistance to support delivery of high quality project outcomes and application of best practices in accordance with EngenderHealth's comprehensive programming approach. Represents the project to international and country partners, other donors and cooperating agencies to further the aims of the project. Supports the project staff to maintain effective, synergistic, and collaborative working relationships with all partners, USAID and other donors, and other collaborating agencies. Proactively communicates with country partners on project strategy and workplans, and addresses any partnership issues as the need arises. Provides programmatic and technical leadership and support to project staff as required. Ensures the project is implemented in a fiscally responsible manner and in full compliance with all laws, regulations, and EngenderHealth policies and procedures. Represents the project at country level to donor and other key external stakeholders. Contributes to environmental scan for global or country-level business development. Coordinate the inputs, communication, and funding sources for core funds, global leadership activities, and field support. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Master's Degree or Ph.D. in public health, social sciences, international development, business administration or other health or management related field. Eight to ten years' experience as a Senior Manager with demonstrated leadership abilities leading, managing and implementing international development projects in multiple countries. At least three years of fistula programming experience in multiple countries. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of RH/FP and maternal health including experience in the design and implementation of RH/MCH and FP programs and in building public- private partnerships. Demonstrated leadership in interacting with the U.S. Government, host-country governments and counterparts, and with other international donors and agencies. Demonstrated management and leadership skills working with the staff of large, complex programs addressing a variety of social and health issues, particularly pertaining to reproductive health and family planning in developing countries. A proven leader, manager, and mentor, with excellent interpersonal skills, capable of directing and managing change, and inspiring teamwork and high-performing teams. Excellent written and oral communication skills applicable in a wide variety of settings. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. French language capabilities also an asset. Ability to travel up to 25%. EngenderHealth is organized in teams, with each team managed by a program manager. As a result, additional duties may be assigned to this position; responsibilities changed or deleted based on team assignments and re- structuring; and direct supervisor is subject to change. Decisions regarding applications for this position and employment at EngenderHealth should be based on this information. TO APPLY: Please complete an application on the Careers page of our website, www.engenderhealth.org. EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
****************************** PROJECT MANAGER PRIMARY HEALTHCARE, WITH FOCUS ON MCH AND TB/HIV BUTHA BUTHE, LESOTHO
SolidarMed, a medium size Swiss NGO, dynamic, flexible and with a clear vision is seeking a Project manager primary healthcare, with focus on MCH and Tb/HIV. Project Information: The project Health First Lesotho aims at improving access to integrated primary health care services at selected health centres, with focus on MCH and Tb/HIV through clinical mentoring, capacity building, and management support. Implemented in close collaboration with the District Health Management Team of Butha Buthe, the project aims at establishing good quality decentralized services and improving the continuum of care with a link to referral district hospitals. Due to Lesotho's disease burden, the thematic focus is on TB, HIV and maternal and child health. The project is embedded into the SolidarMed country strategy, which includes complementary targeted support of the hospitals in the programme area, as well as applied action research. In addition, SolidarMed staff is closely involved in policy dialogue at different levels, applied action research and further project development. Place of Assignment: Butha Buthe, Lesotho; The position includes frequent travels to Maseru (about 2 hours' drive) and the other project site in Thaba Tseka District. Start of duty: February 2015, with flexibility; Employment: 100 % (full time); Contract type: Fixed term appointment: minimum of three years with the possibility of contract extension. Desired QUALIFICATIONS: Physician with at least 3 years of working experience. Degree in public health. Working experience in a low income country, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clinical expertise in the area of Mother and Child Health; understanding of the TB and HIV epidemic. Applied knowledge in project cycle management and report writing (English). Interest in operational research, scientific exchange, knowledge sharing and data management; experience in this area would be an asset. Valid driving licence. Personal flexibility and preparedness to live in a remote rural place with frequent dislocations to the other project site and the capital Maseru. The position comes with a mix of managerial (planning, coordination, networking, reporting etc.) and clinical (mentoring, coaching, on the job teaching) tasks. We are looking for a hands-on person, socially competent, with clinical and public health competence, not afraid of organizing and implementing. Language Skills: Fluent English (written, spoken); German language skills would be an asset. We offer: A professionally run, interesting health program in an African setting; An attractive salary and benefit package; Professional development opportunities and linkages with competence networks; Family posting in a rural but safe African setting; A motivated team with flat hierarchies. TO APPLY: Applications are accepted in electronic format only. Please send your application (reference "Project Manager Health First Butha Buthe, Lesotho") with CV including your age, a short letter of motivation with indication of possible starting date and a photo to: jobs@solidarmed.ch. Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention which site). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. You can obtain further information by sending an email to Dr. Karolin Pfeiffer: k.pfeiffer@solidarmed.ch
****************************** DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTH PRACTICE VIENNA, VIRGINIA
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. The company is seeking a Director for Global Health Practice to work in our Vienna, VA Home Office. The IBTCI Director is responsible for project direction and management; leading the technical direction of new business development and in close collaboration with the Health Practice Principal, the director will contribute to the development of analytical models and frameworks which will become IBTCI signature innovations. The Director will oversee and coordinate all activities carried out through active projects assigned to her in order to ensure the most effective use of client and project resources. She/he is the key point of contact with the client for day-to-day technical, program, and financial reporting matters for Washington-based projects. She/he will also serve as the conduit of information between the client and IBTCI's senior management team and Health Practice staff. Travel to the field is required and will be carried out on an agreed upon regular schedule. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The director will be responsible for: Overall operational, administrative and financial management of projects assigned to them, including supervision of home and field office staff. Contractual compliance and familiarity with the client's expectations as delineated in the contract and through incidental communications with IBTCI. Serving as the primary advocate, liaison, and support to the appropriate client operating unit. Assuring the quality of all products and services provided to the client. Providing support for technical meetings and working groups on maternal health, child health, environmental health, nutrition, health sector reform, and infectious diseases, as appropriate. Seeking out new business opportunities for the Health Practice through online searches and interpersonal relations. Serving as a technical lead on assigned proposals and task orders by preparing the written technical approach, managing overseas recruitment, and preparing proposal workplans and performance monitoring plans. Ensuring timely and complete project reporting (quarterly reports, annual reports, performance reports, etc.) as well as all required performance monitoring reports, work plans, financial reports, and other documents/ reports produced by active project. Representing IBTCI at professional conferences, workshops, meetings and other fora. Ushering the Health Practice and its consultant teams to embrace innovative methods for data visualization to enhance the presentation of its products and deliverables. Preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Active involvement as a member of professional working groups, committees related to monitoring and evaluation. Other tasks as assigned by IBTCI senior management and/or clients. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: An advanced degree (MPH, PhD, MD) in public health, international relations, economics, statistics, political science, public policy, or other relevant field is required. Desired Experience and Qualities: At least 10-15 years' professional work experience in international development as it relates to the relevant technical area. At least five years' experience in positions of project management and administration including experience in directing, managing, implementing, and evaluating large, complex projects. At least ten years' experience with working with a USG agency and/or international organization(s), as well as coordination of activities with a variety of organizations, including universities, development institutions, international organizations, and other donor and contract groups. Strong working knowledge of AIDAR and FAR regulations and their practical application. Outstanding written and oral communications skills. Ability to work with and be responsive to a wide range of client, staff and consultant personalities and requirements. Well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Works well independently and in teams. Proactive in anticipating work requirements and problem solving. Committed to mentoring young professionals; and Mastery of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, statistical packages, and graphics programs (Microsoft Office); and experienced with using and researching the Internet. Language: Written and verbal fluency in English required; other foreign languages fluency as appropriate. TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials along with three references at the opportunities tab on our website www.ibtci.com.
****************************** NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER SAN DIEGO, CA
Project Concern International (DBA PCI), an international, public health, development and humanitarian assistance non-governmental organization (NGO), is seeking a grant proposal and resource development professional with superior writing, analytical and organizational skills. The New Business Development Officer (NBDO) is a permanent, full-time assignment, based at the PCI headquarters in San Diego, CA. The position reports to the Manager of the New Business Development Unit. The New Business Development Officer (NBDO), as a member of the New Business Development Unit (NBDU), is responsible for the following resource development functions: (1) proposal planning, development and submission; (2) resource development planning; (3) prospecting, positioning, relationship cultivation and donor stewardship; and (4) supporting NBDU systems, tools and trainings. Specifically, the NBDO, working in close coordination with Technical Officers, Country Program Directors and Operations Officers, as well as other NBDU staff, will coordinate and manage the development, compilation and submission of proposals, including: major US Government (USAID, USDA, etc.) and foundation submissions and other complex proposals; research, analyze and disseminate information on time-sensitive requests for applications (RFAs) as well as on potential private foundations/ donors for PCI's programs; and support the updating of the proposal submission module and donor contact records in Salesforce and other NBDU/PCI systems. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Proposal Planning, Development and Submission (50-65% LOE): In coordination with Technical Officers, Country Program Directors, Operations Officers and other staff, provides facilitative leadership in the development of program designs and their translation into winning proposals. Write and edit content for successful funding proposals, including development of multiple annexes/ attachments. Facilitate the effective coordination of complex proposal teams, including drafting and managing task lists and provision of clear communication for optimal coordination of the overall process. Facilitate and support the formalization of partnerships for PCI (MOU, teaming agreements, letters of commitment, etc.) and the recruitment of consultants and key personnel. Maintain proposal quality and total compliance with RFA/donor requirements, including timely submissions of electronic and hard copy applications. Manage document version control and sequencing of reviews, ensuring quality and timely submission. Facilitate debriefs for proposal teams and work to apply lessons learned to continuously improve the quality of future submissions. Pursuit Planning and Follow-up (10-15% LOE): Plan and lead implementation of Pursuit resource development workshops for assigned countries, technical sectors and PCI initiatives. Lead the follow-up process to ensure effective implementation of Pursuit plans, including tracking progress toward targets and scheduling regular check-ins with relevant field and technical staff to continually facilitate their engagement. Identify and implement resource development best practices and process improvements. Prospecting, Positioning, Relationship Cultivation and Donor Stewardship (15-20% LOE): Identify, track, analyze and share relevant US Government and private foundation and donor funding opportunities with appropriate staff. Provide analysis and recommendations for bid decisions, and facilitate timely Go/No-Go bid decision-making. Develop and contribute to targeted written materials to support PCI's positioning efforts with potential donors and partners. Contribute and as needed, lead to the development of donor reports, particularly for private donors, ensuring compliance with donor requirements and supporting PCI's positioning efforts to secure continued funding from current donors. Implement effective donor stewardship through correspondence, identifying opportunities for donor recognition, and other appropriate relationship cultivation efforts. NBDU Systems, Tools and Trainings (10-15% LOE): Capture, track and manage key donor information in Salesforce database, contributing to cross departmental efforts to improve the use of information (i.e. through information analysis, development of reports, trainings, etc.). Track and analyze past performance and "hit rates" on donor and proposal submissions to inform decision-making on setting future donor targets and proposal development (Pursuit) strategies. Monitor and report on the status of proposal submissions, including providing updates about proposals under review, pending submissions, recent funding obtained, submission hit rates, etc. Gather content from proposals, reports and correspondence with the field and adapt for various purposes, including proposals, promotional/ marketing pieces, board reports, etc. Lead new staff orientation and onboarding processes to orient each to their role in new business development. Special Initiatives and Other Individual Responsibilities (5-10% LOE): Oversee interns and temporary staff as needed. Contribute to, draft, edit and organize the development of content for ad hoc reports. Responsible for other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: May require domestic and international travel. May require occasional night and weekend work. May supervise staff. Required Experience: Bachelor's degree in social sciences, international development/ relations or public health or related field or Technical Training and 4+ years of additional relevant work experience. 4-6 years professional experience with a minimum of 2 years in a similar role. Superior writing and editing skills. Excellent interpersonal communication and coordination skills. Detail oriented and strong analytical skills. Demonstrated experience writing and coordinating grant proposals, preferably in international development, public health and/or disaster assistance/ relief. Demonstrated experience with US Government (USG) - including USAID, USDA, Department of State, DHHS - and private foundation funding mechanisms and solicitations. Demonstrated experience identifying and cultivating relationships with donors and their representatives that resulted in successful (funded) proposals. Demonstrated experience in the developing and reviewing budgets and budget narratives. Strong time management and organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks independently. Ability to work independently as well as an integral part of a team. Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and electronic communication systems (Outlook, IM, Skype, etc.), and strong Internet research skills. Familiarity with database programs; experience working with Salesforce a plus. Desired Qualifications: Graduate work or degree in social sciences, international development/ relations or public health or related field. Bilingual English/ Spanish. Supervisory experience. TO APPLY: How to Apply: https://pciglobal- openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=201&company_id=16566&v ersion=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1
****************************** TECHNICAL ADVISOR, MALARIA KENYA
PSI and its local affiliates support Ministries of Health to control malaria in 32 countries and are world leaders in the delivery of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs). PSI and affiliates have procured and delivered over 200 million nets in the past 10 years. PSI is also leading initiatives to monitor and improve malaria case management markets in Africa and South East Asia. These include the 10 country ACTwatch Project, the five country UNITAID RDT Private Sector Project, as well as ACT market transformation projects in a number of PSI programs. PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic Malaria Technical Advisor to support and further develop its malaria control portfolio. The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with 40% travel and will report to the Director of the UNITAID RDT Private Sector Project. RESPONSIBILITIES: Refine and manage PSI's malaria prevention and treatment strategies to maximize health impact. Help PSI country programs to raise funds for malaria control in support of national control plans. Provide support to PSI country programs to expand their malaria prevention and treatment activities, with particular focus on achieving, and maintaining, high coverage with LLINs and increasing access to effective diagnosis and treatment in support of national control plans. Provide in-country and remote technical assistance on program design, resource mobilization, implementation, behavior change communications and integrated health delivery approaches. Act as primary technical focal point for West and Central Africa. Support existing RDT/ACT market transformation initiatives in 5 priority African countries. Oversee malaria prevention knowledge management activities, including effective sharing of lessons learned throughout PSI country programs. Produce and disseminate performance support resources (tool kits, case studies, peer review publications, etc.) for national and international audiences, to accelerate rapid transfer of best practices. Proactively engage with international malaria control partners to improve coordination at national and international levels. Represent PSI at international malaria meetings in order to facilitate knowledge and information exchange. QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MSc, PhD, etc.). 5+ years' work experience in a developing country in a technical or management capacity role. Sound technical knowledge of malaria epidemiology and control policy and practice. Experience in conducting LLIN distribution through both campaign and routine mechanisms. Established international reputation in malaria control, knowledge of the partnership landscape and familiarity with the international donor community. Demonstrated fund raising skills. Strong writing and presentation skills. Fluency in written and spoken English and French. STATUS: Exempt, Level 6. TO APPLY: apply online at https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=oQEAZfwN&s=International_Career_Employment_Weekly. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
****************************** TECHNICAL ADVISOR, WATER AND SANITATION HYGIENE (WASH) WASHINGTON, D.C.
PSI applies its expertise in private sector engagement and market-based solutions to design, develop and implement water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs. PSI's WASH portfolio includes: Implementation of market development programs in both urban and rural areas to ensure sustainable sanitation solutions for target populations. Promotion of healthy hygiene behaviors using social marketing and other innovative and consumer centric behavior change communications; and Marketing and distribution of household water treatment, including working to build local markets for a range of water treatment options. PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic and innovation-driven Technical Advisor to lead PSI's efforts to launch and scale up its WASH programs globally, capture and share best practices, as well as provide technical support to specific country programs to ensure high quality of and measurable impact through their WASH portfolios. PSI is specifically looking for sanitation enthusiasts to focus on incubating and informing scale-up of PSI's pioneering work to develop sustainable market development strategies for sanitation related products and services in 12 countries. The full-time position is based in Washington D.C. with 30% travel and reports to the Private Sector Team Leader in the Malaria and Child Survival department. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical support to PSI country platforms in developing and executing sustainable business models for water, sanitation and hygiene, including research on existing markets and barriers to growth. Provide in-country technical assistance on product design, marketing and sales, behavior change communications and integrated approaches (either directly or by working with internal and external resources). Develop and actively promote PSI's strategy for market development and scaling up sustainable sanitation programs across PSI country platforms, including developing guidance for quality program design and providing in-country technical support for implementation with a particular focus on achieving high coverage and increased use. Help PSI country platforms to raise funds for WASH programs in support of national strategies. Produce and disseminate knowledge products and processes (toolkits, case studies, best practices, peer review publications, etc.) for national and international audiences to accelerate rapid transfer of best practices. Act as the primary technical focal point for WASH for all PSI global services and country platforms. Proactively engage with partners to improve coordination at national and international levels. Influence the context in which PSI works in WASH through representation at relevant technical working groups, conferences, workshops, and policy-oriented forums using appropriate media. WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR: IS THIS YOU? Demonstrating Results: You have 5+ years' track record demonstrating leadership generating tangible results in mobilizing private sector solutions in serving social needs in a developing country. Private sector and Marketing Orientation: You have proven skills in leading large market-based initiatives. Forging Partnerships: You are able to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project support staff. Flexible Change Agent: You are a proactive leader who catalyzes innovation by both, leading and working through others. Curious: You are an information sponge and understand what worked yesterday may not necessarily work today (or tomorrow); that each context is different. Simplify: You quickly distill complexity to essential and simple concepts and approaches. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MBA, MSc, ME, etc.) or equivalent implementation experience. Sound technical knowledge of WASH and diarrheal disease control policy and context. Established reputation in the field of WASH programming; knowledge of the partnership landscape and familiarity with the international donor community. Experience in one of the following areas preferred: marketing, sales, micro-finance, and/or product design. Demonstrated fundraising skills. Strong writing and presentation skills. Fluency in written and spoken English; French highly preferred. STATUS: Exempt, Level 6. TO APPLY: apply online at https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=oD4LZfwb&s=International_Career_Employment_Weekly PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
****************************** MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER BEIJING, CHINA
Orbis International is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager in Beijing, China with up to 35% travel in country. Job purpose: Responsible for technically guiding and supporting the monitoring, evaluation and research conducted in field projects. Orbis International is one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the improvement of eye health globally. Program and projects are implemented in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The North Asia/ China office has been active since 1999 supporting national, regional and district eye health priorities through support for service delivery and capacity building in health facilities and communities. For more information about Orbis, please visit our website at www.orbis.org. JOB SUMMARY: The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will be based in Beijing, China and will work closely with staff in the country office, regional office (Asia) and headquarters (New York) to develop and implement M&E systems in Orbis initiatives in China. The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will report to the Director of Program, North Asia, receive technical guidance from the Global Director of Monitoring and Evaluation (New York) and participate in the Orbis Global M&E Working Group. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Support projects in the development and implementation of M&E systems and plans, including: M&E Operational Plans, log frames/ performance monitoring plans, routine monitoring systems, data collection and reporting. Engage in the design and implementation of special assessments (e.g. needs/ baseline assessments, quality of care assessments), surveys, and operational research. Support project staff and partners to use data effectively for decision-making. Conduct regular field visits to monitor the accuracy and completeness of data collected/ reported and to provide technical support in M&E to field staff. Provide M&E capacity development (mentorship, trainings) to Orbis program managers and project coordinators. Collaborate with program managers and project coordinators in the preparation of routine progress reports with results. Engage with communications and program staff in developing communications materials for publication dissemination. Contribute M&E sections of project proposals. Assist program staff in developing project work plans. Represent Orbis at district, regional and national meetings as relevant and required. Carry out other M&E related tasks requested by supervisor in country and by Global Director of M&E (New York). JOB REQUIREMENTS: Degree/ Postgraduate degree in public health or social science discipline (other degree possible if candidate has extensive experience in M&E). Minimum of 2 years' experience as a full-time M&E professional in health sector. Experienced in developing log frames or performance monitoring plans, selecting and developing performance indicators, and target setting. Skilled in developing high quality data collection tools (e.g. questionnaires, key informant and focus group discussion guides). Proficient in development of simple project databases (e.g. Excel or Access), data management and use of Microsoft Office. Excellent writing and oral communication skills, including the ability to develop and present effective data presentations. Very good English writing skills, fluent in written and spoken Mandarin. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Comfortable with multi-tasking, able to set priorities and meet deadlines. Experience working in M&E in international NGO, with knowledge of the eye health care sector. Training/ coursework or work experience in M&E, statistics, conducting qualitative data collection and analysis. TO APPLY: Interested parties please send your Chinese and English resume (with salary expectation and names of referees) to hr.recruit@orbis.org, quoting job reference number (CHNME- PHJW1014). Deadline for Application: November 30, 2014. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. All data collected will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
****************************** LEAD, CLIENT ACCOUNT MANAGER WOERDEN, NETHERLANDS
Crown Agents has posted an opening for a Lead, Client Account Manager. Duties: Provide supervision, support and coaching to the Client Account Managers and Client Relations Officer; Support the Client Relations team to make sure they follow uniform processes to the extent possible; leveraging tools and experiences across countries and clients to maximize PFSCM success. REQUIRES: Master's degree in public health, business or public administration, project management, logistics, supply chain management or equivalent experience. Minimum of eight years of experience in public health, project management, and/or supply chain management. Previous customer relationship management experience in the public health arena required. Previous experience supporting national government health-related programs in a low or moderate income environment. For more information and to apply please go to http://www.crownagentsusa.com/Jobs/Current-Vacancies.aspx
****************************** PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
Mercy Corps has posted an opening for a Pandemic Preparedness Advisor who will take primary responsibility within the HNFS unit to provide health-related technical support to this effort. This is a temporary position that will ensure that Mercy Corps' Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) response is informed by the most up-to-date information available, support program development efforts, and update overall Mercy Corps' pandemic preparedness plan. REQUIRES: Advanced health-related degree required, MPH preferred. At least 4-5 years of experience overseeing implementation of community-based approaches to public health, especially as it relates to infectious disease control, in an international development setting. Experience responding to EVD outbreak highly desirable. Demonstrated success with program design and proposal development. For more information and to apply please go online to www.mercycorps.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 219356-927
****************************** INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS
International Medical Corps has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC".
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The Business Development Manager will collaborate closely with the Health Technical Unit, Nutrition and Food Security Department, Finance, Human Resources and other internal departments. S/he will also spend a significant amount of time in the field, working directly with Country Directors to both prepare for, and respond to, donor solicitations. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in Public Health, International Development or similar educational background and 5-7 years' experience in international program management, development, design and implementation of programs in developing countries with preference for experience in Health and/or nutrition and food security. Excellent writing skills and strong ability to synthesize large amounts of information into clear, concise narrative. In-depth knowledge of key USG funders such as Food for Peace, Global Health and the CDC. Proven track record of business development in Private/ Not for Profit organizations. Vacancy no: 14-770
DESK OFFICER - EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE RESPONSE LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Response Desk Officer works in close collaboration with the Regional Coordinator and the Regional Team to effect a good management, development, supervision, and support of International Medical Corps' Ebola Virus Disease response within a Regional Desk portfolio. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant work experience or Master's degree plus 1-2 years of relevant experience. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret USG/EU/UN donor regulations and requirements. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and field programs. Vacancy no: 14-768
TECHNICAL OFFICER, NUTRITION AND FOOD SECURITY LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The NFS Technical Officer will provide active administrative and technical coordination to the NFS team members through a range of responsibilities. REQUIRES: Graduate degree in International Development, Public Health or similar; at least 2 years work experience; (volunteer and internship positions will also count) in working with INGOs on nutrition or health programming and/or related work; experience working on technical/ administrative support at HQ level is required for this position. Vacancy no: 14-711
TEMPORARY NUTRITION & FOOD SECURITY ASSISTANT WASHINGTON, DC
The Nutrition and Food Security Unit at Headquarters in Washington, DC has openings for two temporary assistants to support research on the use of the care group approach in emergency contexts. The position will focus on supporting a desk review of current literature on the use of care groups and peer to peer support groups in emergency settings. REQUIRES: Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a Master's program in global health, international development, or similar; Knowledge of MS Work, Excel and Power Point; Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Vacancy no: 14- 707
****************************** WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
The World Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
MEDICAL OFFICER PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
A Medical Officer (P-5) is sought in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Duties: Coordinate and support the National Department of Health (NDOH) in needs assessments, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the programmatic management of multi-drug resistant TB (PMDT) under National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), taking into consideration WHO policy, WHO strategy frameworks and Papua New Guinea National Strategic Plan for TB control. REQUIRES: University degree in Medicine from a recognized university with postgraduate degree in public health or epidemiology are essential. Training in programmatic management of drug resistant TB an advantage. A minimum of 10 years of national and international experience in tuberculosis control programme including a minimum of 7 years of experience in programmatic management of multi drug-resistant TB. Experience in project/ programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Closing date: 11/17/14. Vacancy no: WPRO/14/FT561
PROGRAMME MANAGER, HEALTH INFORMATION COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
A Programme Manager, Health Information (P-5) is sought in Copenhagen. As the unit leader and programme manager of the Health Monitoring and Analysis (HMA) team the incumbent will lead and coordinate the activities of the HMA team in the area of health information and statistics. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in biostatistics or epidemiology, or medical/ public health degree with postgraduate training in biostatistics and epidemiology; formal certification in management (e.g. PRINCE2). At least 10 years of experience at progressively senior positions in the field of biostatistics and epidemiology at the national including 5 years at the international level. Experience in processing and analysis of large and complicated data sets. Closing date: 11/16/14. Vacancy no: EURO/14/FT562
SENIOR ADVISOR, RESOURCE MOBILIZATION WASHINGTON, DC
A Senior Advisor, Resource Mobilization (P-5) is sought in Washington, DC. Duties: Provide technical, policy and strategic advice for the implementation of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau's (PASB) resource mobilization strategy; lead and facilitate the resource mobilization business process for increasing voluntary contributions by providing timely and strategic intelligence on trends and opportunities and partnership development; develop and coordinate an organization-wide resource mobilization network. REQUIRES: A bachelor's and master's degree in a health or social science, public administration, economics, international relations, or other related field from a recognized institution. Thirteen years of combined national and international experience in health financing, resource mobilization and fundraising in donor, development cooperation organizations, non-governmental organizations and private sector organizations, corporations and industry, including financial institutions, as well as in the design, review, implementation, and/or evaluation of projects including public health. Experience must include demonstrated evidence of a successful track record in resource mobilization and fund raising. Closing date: 11/18/14. Vacancy no: PAHO/14/FT565
SPECIALIST, PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY MANAGEMENT WASHINGTON, DC
A Specialist, Pharmaceutical Supply Management (P-2) is sought in Washington, DC. Duties: Provide technical support for the implementation of the project "Strengthening logistics management information systems and Antiretroviral (ARV) forecasts: A regional approach." REQUIRES: A bachelor's degree in a pharmaceutical science or related field from a recognized university. Five years of combined national and international experience in programs or activities related to medicines management, including specific experience in the development and implementation of logistic management, and in the development and implementation of logistic management information systems (manual, computer based and on-line) from primary data collection at the periphery to the preparation of reliable national average consumption reports crucial for national medicine forecasts. Closing date: 11/18/14. Vacancy no: PAHO/14/FT566
****************************** STAFF COUNSELLOR FREE TOWN, SIERRA LEONE
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Staff Counsellor (P-4) in Free Town, Sierra Leone. The Staff Counsellor provides adequate Counseling Services within the mission area (e.g. overall assessment of the psychosocial needs of the staff members, development of the services, etc.). REQUIRES: An Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in clinical Psychology, clinical Psychiatry with clinical license to provide psychological counseling or psychotherapy. Additional training or certification is also required in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/ substance abuse, stress management, Traumatic stress, cross-cultural psychology or Psychiatry, conflict resolution, etc. A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience is required, of which 5 years at the international level. Experience in Employees Assistance Programme or Organizational Intervention would be an asset. Prior experience in a UN field operations is an advantage. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 11/15/14.
****************************** *DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS KERICHO, KENYA
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking a Deputy Director for Administration and Operations - Kenya for the HIV Research program located in Kericho, Kenya. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP. Responsibilities: 1. Provide support to the HIV Program leadership (i.e. HIV Program Director and Deputy Directors) in the day-to-day administrative activities and operations. 2. Provide administrative oversight and support to the core administrative components and staff including, but not limited to, procurement, contracting, accounting, and human resources. 3. Serve as one of two senior level administrative positions (along with the Deputy Director for Operations) overseeing HJF Medical Research International in Kenya, the local entity through which HJF operates. 4. Provide administrative support to the HIV research program in all aspects of executing clinical research under the auspices of USMHRP and USAMRU-K. 5. Provide administrative support to the PEPFAR program in all aspects of partner services, ensuring communication and coordination of activities with the State Department, other USG agencies and the Kenya U.S. Liaison Office (KUSLO) at the US Embassy. 6. The incumbent will be responsible for assessing current and future administrative staffing and training needs, recommending proposals to insure adequate staffing levels and staff training. 7. Ensure United States and Kenya Governments policies and regulations are followed. 8. Review and amend or design and develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) where appropriate administrative activities. 9. Review current staffing levels with regard to appropriateness to support HIV program activities, evaluate competitiveness in employment packages, and provide support to staff recruitment efforts. 10. Directs, coordinates, and conducts personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed. 11. Oversee execution of agreements, contracts and legal issues with the assistance of the USAMRU-K Director of Finance and Administration, Kenya lawyers and HJF HQ legal department as deemed necessary. 12. Provide senior oversight and accountability where appropriate for HIV program financial, procurement, and contracting activities particularly supporting HJF MRI requirements. 13. Reports to USMHRP and USAMRU-K leadership on behalf of the HIV Program Director and Deputy Directors as necessary and appropriate for program operations. 14. Provides collaborative assistance to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise. 15. Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel. 16. Supports a productive team environment. 17. Completes other projects as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated abilities in leadership and management of complex and multi-stakeholder organization. Administrative program management experience and training (preferably P.M.P.), in international settings. Expert in managing procurement, finance, contracting, and administrative policies. An ability to communicate effectively to include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to independently troubleshoot administrative tasks and challenges. Work as a leader and part of a team in a remote setting such as Kericho, Kenya. Education/ Requirements: Master's degree required in administration, and ability to meet requirements for a United States Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) position. Minimum Experience: 6-10 years related research administration, with experience in an international setting being preferable. Experience living in Africa highly desired. Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Kericho, Kenya and travel to Nairobi as well as Rockville, Maryland (USA) on occasion as necessary to perform job duties. Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the USAMRU-K HIV Program Leadership (Director, Deputy Directors) as well as the USMHRP and USAMRU-K Directors having oversight of the HIV Program. Work Environment: Will require working evenings and weekends. TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at careers.hjf.org click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 209597 in the Job Opening ID box. HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
****************************** *SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for a Senior Communications Advisor, Bureau of Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Communications Advisor is responsible for managing and directing all internal and external communications for the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) within USAID's Global Health (GH) Bureau. USAID is one of the key implementing agencies of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a U.S. government initiative coordinated by the Department of State's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC). Through OHA, USAID works closely with OGAC, other implementing agencies and partners as well as across the entire agency to contribute to PEPFAR's strategic priorities in response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic and goal of reaching an AIDS-free Generation (AFG). This is a senior level and highly visible position critical to the overall management and functioning of a very busy, large and dynamic office. The individual will work closely with senior leadership in OHA and the GH and Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) Bureaus to provide communications counsel and develop the agency's AFG communications strategy, ensuring that clear and consistent messages and information about the program are communicated in a proactive and timely fashion to both internal and external audiences. Externally, this position requires regular coordination across U.S. government agencies and with implementing partners, advocates, multilateral organizations, other key global health decision makers and the media. Internally, the position requires coordination across numerous offices and bureaus, and on occasion, with the Executive Office. The position also requires regular interaction with field staff responsible for country-specific outreach activities, and oversees a team assigned to managing day-to-day inquiries, information requests and implementation. DUTIES: Communications Strategy, Vision and Leadership: Develop and oversee implementation of annual strategic AFG communications plan; broaden awareness of GH's AFG programs both internally and externally; increase visibility across key stakeholder audiences. Develop calendar of events and oversee timeline and implementation. Key milestones include publication and report launches, data releases, conferences, observance days and high-level and end-of-project meetings that promote USAID's technical leadership and cultivate meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and other influencers. Identify internal and external challenges and emerging issues that require attention, rapid response and crisis communications. Work with leadership and staff to recognize opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them. Serve as a key member of the communications and senior management teams within OHA and LPA. Attend weekly and bi-weekly meetings. Identify linkages, key deliverables and opportunities where AFG messages can be amplified. Serve as a senior communications counselor to leadership. Operations: Message & Collateral Development: Provide strategic input and contribute to the development of AFG messages. Oversee creation of collateral and leverage internal and external communication channels, including social media, website and intranet, fact sheets, newsletters, country profiles, success stories, blogs and internal briefing documents to amplify and communicate those messages. Media and Stakeholder Relations: Exercise judgment to prioritize media and other external third- party stakeholder opportunities. Actively engage, cultivate and manage opportunities to ensure positive stories and media placements. Coordinate responses and oversee development of talking points, speeches, press releases, Q&As, presentations and other relevant materials. Manage relationship with HIV and AIDS advocates, and other key stakeholders, and identify opportunities for engagement with GH and OHA leadership. Budget and Planning: Oversee communications budget, working closely with contract/ activity managers to manage relationship with outside partner. Plan, project and track workplans. Guidelines & Processes: Contribute to agency-wide protocols around branding, clearances and other operations-related processes. Develop guidelines that communicate new protocols to staff, particularly around PEPFAR branding, approval processes and clearances of classified, internal documents. Event Planning: Work across the inter-agency, agency and GH to leverage AFG leadership and technical expertise for high-level and other relevant events and meetings. Oversee logistics and flow of activities. Information Requests: Ensure timely responses to internal and external information requests, including monthly reports, briefers, scheduling requests, and action memos designed for GH senior leadership and the Executive Office. Coordinate across GH on congressional and inter-agency inquiries. Staff Meetings: Provide direction on agenda for bi-weekly staff meetings for OHA and monthly AFG meetings for GH. Team Development and Coordination: Coordinate a communications team to support the development and execution of a the AFG communications strategy. Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality. Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: Dynamic senior communications professional with a minimum of 10-15 years of progressively responsible global experience. Preferred knowledge in the public health and/or international development sector. Desired Master's or required Bachelor's in a relevant discipline (public affairs, communications, journalism, public health) with equivalent work experience. Demonstrated expertise in strategic communication planning with ability to triage and monitor 'big picture' while attending to minute details. Ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences using the best distribution channels. A strong practitioner who thrives on a fast pace environment and managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently. Relationship builder with flexibility and finesse to 'manage by influence'. High energy, maturity and leadership with ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and implementation levels. Proven record of excellent organizational, management, and interpersonal skills; strong technical writing and editing skills. Willingness to travel internationally. US Citizenship required. Security Clearance Requested: SECRET. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. TO APPLY: CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
****************************** *ADVISOR FOR CLINICAL SYSTEMS MBEYA, TANZANIA
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking an Advisor for Clinical Services for the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located in Mbeya, Tanzania. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP. Responsibilities: 1. Supervise and support development of technical assistance activities at Provincial, District and Health Facility level. Ensure that consistent tools are being used across all HJFMRI teams. 2. Plan, coordinate and follow up on supportive supervision visits to priority facilities. Ensure that identified issues are being addressed and that data is being analyzed and used for program management and quality improvement of services provided. Actively participate in supportive supervision visits regularly to improve the quality of HJFMRI field team support to districts and sites. 3. Provide guidance and supervision for technical staff across program areas. 4. Coordinate program planning with support from central level technical team. 5. Ensure that regular coordination meetings are happening with RMO, MSD etc. 6. Coordinate HJFMRI technical and logistics support to RHMT and CHMT in light of the Operational Plan of the third Health Sector HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan (HSHSP III) 2013 - 2017: Plan in coordination with other clinical and community partners. 7. Provide technical assistance to the regional and district teams for clinical mentoring of HF staff. 8. Support implementation of Quality Improvement systems. 9. Build technical capacity among HJFMRI and HF staff via technical updates and review of norms and on the job training. 10. Provide suggestions and guidance for improving information systems, facilitating community linkages, review of patient flow at HF level, improve and innovate adherence strategies and activities, develop, augment and boost referral systems. 11. Draft and/or edit technical reports in line with program needs. 12. Lead data collection in the field and data analysis at HJFMRI including feedback to facilities and Districts. 13. Provide collaborative assistance and mentoring to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise. 14. Support a productive team environment. 15. Actively participate in PEPFAR funded basic program and impact evaluations. 16. Complete other projects as needed. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and experience regarding HIV care and treatment, advanced knowledge in quality improvement systems, public health management experience and training in international settings, program monitoring and evaluation, ability to communicate effectively which includes excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and supervise others. Minimum Education/ Training Requirements: Medical Doctor (MD) and MPH. Minimum Experience: Experience in development, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV related programs and activities (minimum 3 years). Experience managing health programs in sub Saharan Africa (minimum 2 years). Experience with capacity building and technical assistance to health professionals. Experience developing technical documents and presentations, summary reports. Experience managing cloud based HMIS data bases. Physical Capabilities: The incumbent will be expected to relocate to Mbeya, Tanzania and travel to field locations sponsored by HJF in Tanzania. In-country, the incumbent will divide his/her time to approximately 5% of time supporting WRAIR/USG national level activities in Dar es Salaam with the remaining 70% of the time supporting direct HJFMRI supported partner sites spending time on field visits in the Southern Highlands Zone of Tanzania and 25% at the HJFMRI office in Mbeya. Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Clinical Director for HJFMRI in Tanzania, and will supervise a team of approximately 20 technical staff in the Southern Highland program. Work Environment: Office/ field environment; may require working evenings and weekends; frequent travel to remote areas of the country. TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at careers.hjf.org click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 209604 in the Job Opening ID box. HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
****************************** *RESEARCH ASSISTANT, HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK DURHAM, NC
FHI 360 has posted an opening for a Research Assistant, HPTN who assists with development, management and implementation of clinical trials in the NIH-sponsored HIV Prevention Trials Network. REQUIRES: Associate's degree or its international equivalent in public health or a related field, Master's degree strongly preferred. A minimum of 1-2 years of clinical trial or public health research experience. 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; fluent in host country language as appropriate. For more information and to apply go to http://www.fhi360.org/en/WorkingWithUs/res_EmploymentOpportunities.htm. Vacancy no: 14817
****************************** *ASSOCIATE / PRIVATE SECTOR SPECIALIST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Private Sector Specialist who will manage the Health Enterprise Fund (HEF), a grant program offering grant capital to health enterprises serving base-of-the-pyramid clients in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in Business Management (MBA), Public Health, or other relevant field required; MBA strongly preferred. 7-10 years of relevant professional experience. Demonstrated leadership skills in project management and successful collaboration with USAID & host governments preferred. Experience with private sector issues related to family planning, maternal child health and/or HIV is preferred. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 9321
****************************** *HIV PREVENTION COMMODITY ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC OR ARLINGTON, VA
GHFP is seeking a Technical Advisor Level II: HIV Prevention Commodity Advisor (GHFP II-P4-133) in Washington, DC or Arlington, VA. Assignment: Two year fellowship. The HIV Prevention Commodity Advisor (Technical Advisor) will serve as a member of the Cross-Sector Team within the Implementation Support (IS) Division of the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) in the Bureau for Global Health, and work as an integral part of OHA's Prevention Team. The Technical Advisor will work collaboratively to address product availability issues within and between technical teams and interest groups within OHA and in the Bureau for Global Health (GH). Key counterparts include OHA's Prevention, Care and Support teams, the Commodities Security and Logistics (CSL) Division of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), and OHA's Supply Chain Management Team. S/he will also liaise with the Office of The Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) of the US Department of State and the relevant PEPFAR interagency Technical Working Groups. The Technical Advisor will receive day to day guidance from the Senior Social Marketing Advisor. The Technical Advisor serves as a technical focal point for programming, financing and availability issues for male and female condoms and condom-compatible lubricants. REQUIREMENTS: Masters' degree in public health, business/ marketing, supply chain management or other relevant field of study. Minimum five (5) years' experience working on global health programs with at least two years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Experience in design, implementation and evaluation of product distribution programs. Hands-on experience designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating condom social marketing or other condom distribution programs preferred. Experience with female condom programming and/or lubricant programming desirable. Knowledge of or experience with global health partners who work on supply issues. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated flexibility and openness to respond to changing work priorities and environment. Demonstrated strategic planning, collaboration, and appreciative listening skills with a focus on achieving results. Excellent oral communication and writing skills. 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 November 20, 2014 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** PATH
PATH has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.path.org/employment.php
*CONSULTANT, TECHNICAL PROPOSAL WRITER SEATTLE, WA, WASHINGTON, DC, OR SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
PATH has posted an opening for a Technical Proposal Writer on an as-needed basis with expertise in responding to US Government Request for Applications (RFA) and Request for Proposals (RFP) from various donors such as USAID, CDC, NIH, bilateral donors and private foundations. S/he will work with technical experts and proposal management team to write a competitive technical response. REQUIRES: M.A., or equivalent experience in international relations, development, journalism, or a related field. Minimum 5 years of proposal development experience pursuing USAID, CDC, DFID, NIH, bilateral donors and/or private foundations. Excellent writing and editing skills with previous success in writing winning USAID, CDC, DFID, NIH, bilateral donors and/or private foundation proposals. Ability to create engaging text while maintaining technical accuracy. Knowledge of global health issues and technical exposure to areas such as maternal and child health, nutrition, family planning, Tuberculosis, HIV, digital health, health management information systems, or Malaria.
*SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR, MALARIA VACCINE INITIATIVE WASHINGTON, DC
There is an opening for a Scientific Advisor within the Portfolio Management and Translational Projects (P&T) unit to lead malaria vaccine projects in early clinical testing. REQUIRES: A PhD in biological sciences with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in vaccine or biological product development in industry, government or academia. Hands-on experience in project management in biotechnology. Hands-on experience in regulatory affairs. Working knowledge of operational aspects of clinical trial conduct. Experience interacting with external collaborators, clients, grantees, or donors. Vacancy no: 6348
*SENIOR REGULATORY POLICY ASSOCIATE, GLOBAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES COALITION WASHINGTON, DC
There is an opening for a Senior Regulatory Policy Associate to assist in the execution of advocacy strategies to inform and influence US policymakers and related tasks in support of this goal. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree and three to six years of relevant work experience. Master's degree preferred. At least one year of experience working in direct advocacy required. Experience with global health, regulatory affairs, or medical research preferred. Vacancy no: 6328
****************************** *WHO JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER - TECHNICAL OFFICER, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a WHO Junior Professional Officer, Technical Officer (P-2) in Geneva. Duties: To support the implementation of WHO guidelines for the health system response to violence against women by assisting with the development of tools, including capacity building materials, for researchers and practitioners. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in health (public health, or other health related science) or social work, psychology or other related social science. Desirable: post-graduate training in gender studies or reproductive health. Preferably 2 to maximal 4 years relevant working experience, in research or policy position at academic, government or international or national non-governmental organization. Desirable: at least 6 months experience working on issues related to violence against women or other women's health issue. Languages: Fluent in English; French or Spanish desirable. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 11/9/14.
****************************** WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
The World Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - EBOLA LOGISTICIAN MULTIPLE DUTY STATIONS
The Ebola Logistician will maintain stockpiles of essential outbreak investigation and response equipment, supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), laboratory equipment, IT and communications systems (including satellite equipment, HF/VHF radio equipment). Manage existing or develop inventory management systems, proceed with local and international procurement, manage stocks on FIFO, LIFO as per necessity. REQUIRES: University degree in logistics, transport, business or public administration or related field, or relevant combination of professional certification/ qualification in areas such as transport, distribution and supply chain management. At least 2 years of relevant experience at national and international level in logistics including experience in developing countries. Closing date: 12/31/14. Vacancy no: AFRO/14/TA136
*MEDICAL OFFICER ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN
A Medical Officer (P-3) is sought in Islamabad, Pakistan. The incumbent will manage and direct WHO's inputs to polio eradication in Pakistan. REQUIRES: University degree in Medicine or health related field and Master's Degree in Public Health, majoring in epidemiology. At least 10 years of relevant experience in public health, particularly disease control at the national & international levels. Closing date: 11/12/14. Vacancy no: EMRO/14/FT551
****************************** INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A- 1400 Vienna, Austria.
*PROGRAMME OFFICER, PDS VIENNA, AUSTRIA
A Programme Officer, PDS (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Under the overall guidance of the Director of PACT and the direct supervision of the Section Head PACT Programme Design Section (SH-PACT PDS), the Programme Officer, PDS contributes knowledge and professional skills to the development and implementation of PACT programmatic activities in the overall context of the IAEA's technical cooperation efforts. This involves close cooperation with the TC Regional Divisions in the gathering and coordination of demand for PACT services raised by Member States, in particular through the establishment and renewal of Country Programme Frameworks (CPFs). REQUIRES: University degree in international development, public health, public/ business administration or management. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme development and management, preferably in an international setting and with a focus on health development. Previous experience in the development of professional service offerings and/or programme design, monitoring and evaluation highly desirable. Closing date: 11/11/14. Vacancy no: 2014/144.
*ASSOCIATE PARTNERSHIP OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An Associate Partnership Officer (P-2) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of PACT and the Senior Health Systems Strengthening Specialist, the Associate Partnership Officer provides support to the strategic, need- driven, results-oriented and coordinated approach to the establishment and strengthening of partnerships with WHO and other implementation partners. The Associate Partnership Officer supports active liaison with relevant internal and external stakeholders within the IAEA; the integration of implementation partnerships into pertinent PACT strategies (including on resource mobilization and outreach and communication); and assisting in positioning PACT implementation partnerships within an overall, comprehensive cancer control framework that takes into account activities implemented through the TC programme and the Division of Human Health (NAHU). REQUIRES: University degree in management, public health, social sciences, international relations or another relevant field. Minimum of two years of experience in the development and management of technical cooperation or development-related programmes, preferably in the area of health. Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of any other official IAEA language (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) highly desirable. Closing date: 11/11/14. Vacancy no: 2014/146.
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND METRICS WATERTOWN, MA
Pathfinder International is seeking a Director of Research and Metrics in Watertown. Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do, believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services - from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure availability of safe abortion services and post-abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve. Program Overview: The Technical and Program Strengthening Department (TAPS) coordinates, manages and increases visibility and funding for Pathfinder International programs. TAPS provides support to determine the strategic direction of Pathfinder programs and to ensure the alignment of programmatic and technical realities in the field with organizational strategies. The Department also ensures Pathfinder's management systems are in place and effectively utilized to facilitate and strengthen the management of projects and programs in the field. TAPS also provides strategic leadership of all technical aspects of Pathfinder International's programs. In close collaboration with Pathfinder's field and Headquarters staff, TAPS conceptualizes and plans program development activities and builds on country and international best practices. Three technical and program units comprise the Department: Program Systems Unit (PSU), Technical Services Unit (TSU), and Research and Metrics Unit (RMU). Position Purpose: The Director of Research and Metrics is responsible for developing Pathfinder's organizational strategy and framework for metrics and evaluation, as well as related policies, guidelines and standard procedures. S/he leads the RMU team to develop and implement a plan of work to provide technical leadership to Pathfinder technical and programs staff at Headquarters and in the field. Key Responsibilities: Leads team of research and evaluation advisors to develop effective M&E plans, design and implement M&E systems, provide quality assurance for M&E activities, and contribute M&E plans for project proposals. Develops Pathfinder's evaluation strategy and related policies, guidelines and standard procedures for monitoring and evaluating projects. Develops M&E training and other M&E resources and tools for Pathfinder staff at headquarters and in the field. Oversees and collaborates on the development of evaluations to assess the progress, effectiveness and impact of Pathfinder International's activities and programs. Provides leadership to develop organization-wide indicators and collaborates with other Pathfinder staff to develop a database and system to monitor project performance and progress. Oversees the compilation, analysis and reporting of Pathfinder-wide programmatic data annually for use by Senior Management and in programmatic reports. Identifies programmatic success, challenges and lessons learned and ensures appropriate flow of information to the organization's leadership. Manages RMU in collaboration with country and project offices on the design, implementation, analysis and dissemination of evaluation and operations research. Provides technical assistance and training in monitoring and evaluation to Pathfinder staff in the headquarters and field offices. Oversees Pathfinder internal project evaluations. Works with communications and technical staff to disseminate information and data on Pathfinder project and programs. Represents Pathfinder International in professional circles through attendance and presentations at meetings and conferences. Leads the RMU team's work planning and reviews Unit progress. Participates in department management team, Expanded Leadership Team, and other Pathfinder mechanisms for managing organizational processes. Other duties as assigned by her/his supervisor. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Advanced degree in demography, epidemiology, public health or other discipline relevant to international reproductive health. PhD preferred. Demonstrated technical expertise in such areas as program evaluation and operations research, including knowledge of statistical analysis and research design. Knowledgeable in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. Excellent written and oral communication skills. At least 15 years' experience and research accomplishments as demonstrated by publications or equivalent scientific contribution. Excellent management skills and a team player. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Willing to travel internationally up to 30% of time. Excellent computer skills, knowledge of STATA, SPSS, EpiInfo, or comparable data analysis programs. Experience living and working in a developing country. Preferred Qualifications: Professional-level fluency in French. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, please apply online at: http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/careers/employment-opportunities/. Pathfinder International is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WATERTOWN, MA
Pathfinder International is seeking a Director of Business Development in Watertown. Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do, believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services - from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure availability of safe abortion services and post-abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve. Program Overview: The New Business Development department is responsible for developing new business opportunities for Pathfinder International and securing funding from governments and other multi-lateral donors such as United Nations agencies, the World Bank, the Global Fund, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and others. Position Purpose: The Director of Business Development is Pathfinder International's senior staff responsible for developing new business opportunities and securing funding from governments and other multi-lateral donors (e.g., UN agencies, World Bank, Global Fund). The Director focuses effort on US Government donors - particularly USAID and CDC (which represent the majority of organizational funds). The Director reports directly to Pathfinder's Senior Vice- President. S/he identifies and negotiates strategic partnerships with international and local (i.e., target country) non-profit and for-profit agencies and organizations. S/he identifies major new funding opportunities, with a focus on large-scale RFA/RFPs (typically $20 million to $50 million). The Director works closely with other senior headquarters and field staff to make strategic decisions on funding affecting program strategic directions and partnering opportunities. S/he also manages the entire proposal development process, typically working on 3-5 major bids at any one time. The Director identifies skill sets needed to respond to each RFA/RFP, and assembles and leads multi- disciplinary teams composed of high level organizational managers and technical staff (from both inside and outside Pathfinder). S/he also works closely with headquarters financial management and contracting staff on budgeting and cost proposal development. The Director works with HQ departments and field staff to conduct strategic planning and represents Pathfinder to donors and outside agencies. S/he supervises a team of five staff as well as contracted consultants. Key Responsibilities: With the Senior Vice President, works with senior staff at headquarters and in the field to plan, conceptualize, and coordinate global program development activities. Leads Pathfinder's proposal development process including responses to competitive bids, focusing on US Government RFAs and RFPs. Plays a major role in program design. Utilizes extensive contacts and relationships with outside organizations to identify partnership opportunities. Negotiates partnerships with international and local organizations, develops Scopes of Work (SOWs), and reviews teaming agreements. Manages Pathfinder's involvement in Indefinite Quantity Contracts. Reviews and edits technical proposals for reproductive health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, and maternal and child health. Works closely with International Recruiter and HQ Human Resources Department to create job descriptions for new positions and recruit staff for competitive bids. Develops management and staffing plans for project proposals. Forms and coordinates multi-disciplinary teams composed of high level technical staff. Identifies outside consultants, develops SOWs, and manages consultants. Supervises a team of five staff as well as contracted consultants. Continually identifies and explores new donors and funding opportunities. With headquarters F&A Department, ensures that Cost Proposals are in line with Technical Proposals and adhere to donor regulations and RFA guidelines. Provide HQ representation for country programs to USAID, MOHs, international and local partners, other donors and organizations. Represents Pathfinder International at conferences and meetings, builds and strengthens relationships with partners, outside organizations and donors. Stays abreast of current issues, emerging trends and research in international family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and MCH. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in related field preferred, or appropriate combination of Bachelor's Degree and significant relevant professional experience (including field experience). 5-10 years' experience working abroad, preferably on USAID-funded projects. End-to-end experience leading and developing USAID proposals, including a clear understanding of how to strategically read an RFP, key roles and responsibilities on a proposal development team, and proven capacity to deliver high quality, winning proposals. Strong knowledge of international family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health and other related issues. Excellent oral and written communication skills. In-depth knowledge of US Government donor agencies (e.g., USAID, CDC, State Department, etc.). Knowledge and experience with European Commission funding mechanisms, and those of other countries (e.g., DfID). Knowledge of the PEPFAR program. Knowledge of USG and USAID rules and regulations. Strong program management and staff supervision skills. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects. Ability to establish solid working relationships with customers, program management, technical staff, and diverse staff in various other business areas of the organization. Ability to quickly and convincingly build a network of contacts in a relatively short period of time, often in new countries and missions. Ability to analyze and distill critical information from mission strategy statements, concept papers, etc. Accomplished networker with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex pursuits. Ability to speak across a range of technical issues that may be outside his or her personal area of expertise. Ability to exercise sound and timely judgment and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Able to set and work with demanding deadlines, inspire colleagues to adhere to deadlines, and adapt to changing work priorities to fulfill the organization's immediate and long-term needs. Advanced computer skills, especially with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) Adobe Acrobat (PDF software) to produce high-quality, well-formatted documents with tight turnaround times. Proven ability to establish strong, productive relationships with outside agencies. Excellent diplomatic skills and ability to perform well under extreme pressure. Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% time. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in writing proposals for US Agency for International Development (USAID), other US government agencies (i.e. CDC) and/or other donors highly desirable. Additional competency in French, Arabic, or Portuguese helpful, but not required. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, please apply online at: http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/careers/employment-opportunities/. Pathfinder International is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
****************************** *DIRECTOR HEALTH SYSTEMS GOVERNANCE AND FINANCING GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization seeks a Director Health Systems Governance and Financing (D-2) in Geneva to lead and spearhead the development of innovative approaches for improving systems of governance and health financing in order to facilitate increased health coverage with required health services and with financial risk protection. REQUIRES: Post graduate degree in economics, health economics, health financing, health law, business administration, or measurement-and-evaluation. At least 10 years of progressive experience at international level in health policy and system development, high-level analysis of data, development of health systems governance and/or economics and health financing programmes of which at least 5 years at a senior level. The work experience must include 10 years of interacting with high-level officials (government, multilateral and bilateral agencies), scientists, and supporting ministries in assessing health governance and/or financing questions and developing policy options. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/14/14. Vacancy no: HQ/14/HQ/FT540.
****************************** *IAHC POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW GREENVILLE, SC
Clemson University is in search of health services research postdocs as part of ongoing collaborations with the Greenville Health System Clinical University. Fellows will be paired with methodological mentors at Clemson University and clinical mentors within the Greenville Health System (GHS) to augment capacity in health-related outcomes research. Research activities will include two primary strategic areas: comparing the effectiveness of interventions to inform policy and investigating novel patient-centered models of care. Specific areas of research may include the study of innovative models of care in endocrinology with a focus on diabetes; pediatric gastroenterology with a focus on eosinophilic esophagitis and co-morbidities; pharmacological, nonpharmacological and/or lifestyle interventions, innovative supportive and coordinated care models and/or environmental and/or technologic interventions to pediatric patients and families to affect health outcomes, health care costs and optimal functioning for patients living with these chronic conditions. TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, a minimum of two references with full contact information, and a writing sample (e.g., published manuscript) by November 28, 2014. Electronic submissions (PDF files preferred) and may be sent to Dr. Joel E. Williams Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences Clemson University: JOEL2@CLEMSON.EDU. Include "IAHC Postdoctoral Fellowship" in the email subject line.
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