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Issue Dated September 12, 2014


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HIV AND AIDS CONTINUUM OF CLINICAL SERVICES SENIOR 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 position of Senior Advisor for HIV and AIDS Continuum of Clinical Services, Bureau of Global Health, Division of Technical Leadership and Research, Office of HIV and AIDS, United States Agency for International Development (USAID/GH/OHA/TLR). Application Deadline: Open until filled. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is at the forefront of the U.S. Government (USG) response in the fight against HIV and AIDS. USAID is a key partner in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and works closely with other USG agencies on this initiative in more than 90 countries. USAID is committed to the Global Health Initiative (GHI), which seeks to shift the focus of USG assistance from Agency- and disease-specific programs to a more integrated and synergistic approach across all aspects of global health. In the Bureau for Global Health (GH), the Office of HIV and AIDS (GH/OHA) is the locus of HIV and AIDS technical leadership for the Agency and has primary responsibility for the Agency's HIV and AIDS program. GH/OHA provides strategic direction, technical leadership and support to field programs in HIV and AIDS. The Office 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. This entails ensuring the technical integrity of Agency and Mission strategies; providing global technical leadership on the full range of issues related to HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment, managing numerous research and field support programs; and monitoring and reporting on the impact of the Agency's HIV and AIDS program. The HIV and AIDS Continuum of Clinical Services Senior Advisor (Senior Advisor) will provide a leadership role in areas of treatment (including pediatric, adolescent, pregnant women, and adult), HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) and Care and Support within USAID and for PEPFAR programs. The Senior Advisor will provide technical expertise grounded in strong medical knowledge, previous clinical experience, and demonstrated public health understanding. The Senior Advisor will also provide significant technical assistance across age ranges and building strong linkages between HIV treatment and other clinical services. The Senior Advisor will assist the Bureau for Global Health (GH), Missions, regional field offices, regional bureaus, cooperative agencies (CAs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), host country governments and NGOs in the design, integration and implementation of HIV and AIDS care and support programs. The Senior Advisor will participate in the review and evaluation of existing policies on pediatric, adolescent and adult HIV treatment, care and support, including related service platforms and associated policies. The Senior Advisor will provide technical support toward the design and improvement of programs in line with USAID and PEPFAR strategies and objectives. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Advisor will serve as the subject matter expert within USAID for the Treatment (including pediatric, adolescent, pregnant women, and adult), HIV Testing and Counseling and Care and Support Continuum. S/he will: Provide programmatic guidance and advice on the implementation of pediatric, adolescent, and adult Treatment, Care and Support, focusing on PEPFAR supported countries. Provide on-going technical assistance, training, and consultation to OHA, the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, GH, GHI, and Missions on the development and implementation of HIV and AIDS programs within the continuum of HIV clinical and support services. Provide USAID expert technical and programmatic advice on the planning, design and implementation of HIV and AIDS programs, particularly those for pediatric, adolescent, and adult care and treatment (including pregnant women). Provide expert technical advice on issues within the continuum of HIV clinical and support services. Serve on the PEPFAR Adult Treatment TWG as well as the Pediatric/PMTCT Technical Working Group (TWG) and, as appropriate, on the OVC and Adult Treatment TWGs, and participate in other related collaborations within USAID, including those groups working on crosscutting issues involving USAID's Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition and the Bureau for Africa. Provide technical guidance on care and treatment integration, particularly across the age spectrum and between ANC, MNCH, and PMTCT platforms. Review the technical quality of projects in the field by conducting site visits, meeting with program planners and managers in the field, providing expert technical assistance, monitoring progress, and reviewing and analyzing results. Provide research and programmatic recommendations to OHA, CAs, and contractor organizations, including advice on design and methodology of new research areas; guidance on project design; guidance on best practices related to the treatment and care and support continuum. Search for and address emerging issues in need of USAID support and guidance in the continuum of HIV clinical services across the age spectrum. Participate in international conferences and workshops dealing with HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment. Analyze, synthesize and disseminate key research findings, cutting edge methodologies, and best practices to the GH Bureau, GHI, Missions and CAs regarding continuum of HIV clinical services and their application to USAID programs. Develop and deliver HIV and AIDS continuum of HIV clinical services presentations, reference materials, speeches and prepare reports and other documents as required. Develop collaborations with counterparts in U.S. government and international agencies. Provide leadership and technical oversight on the design and publication of USAID materials related to the continuum of HIV clinical services. Provide guidance and direction on USAID's strategic approach to the continuum of HIV clinical services Participate in the review and evaluation of existing policies on continuum of HIV clinical services and other relevant policies, providing recommendations and suggesting modifications to existing policies or the creation of new policies to support and/or enhance USAID HIV and AIDS global activities. Lead inclusively to promote USG interagency collaboration and strengthen coordination with other multinational partners involved in care, support and treatment, such as WHO and UNICEF, Global Fund, World Bank, and others. REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have: Nurse, MD or DO with experience in international health care and support delivery. Experience in providing clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients. Master's in Public Health or related field with an emphasis on infectious diseases preferred. Minimum of 7 to10 years' experience in public health programs with emphasis on infectious diseases and HIV and AIDS, with at least 3 years' experience working on health care delivery in an international or resource challenged setting. Experience in multiple countries in Sub Saharan Africa and/or Asia preferred. Ability to develop and monitor clinical components of HIV and AIDS strategic plans. Knowledge of and familiarity with international treatment initiatives and organizations and the ability to interact successfully with senior level representatives and high level government officials of international and host country governmental and nongovernmental agencies, multilateral and bilateral organizations. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams. Excellent analytical written and oral communication skills. High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Willingness to travel to transitioning or developing countries approximately 25 % of the time. Computer literacy in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Fluency in a foreign language preferred. US citizenship required to obtain Secret Security Clearance. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. 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.
****************************** MOZAMBIQUE PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE
The UCLA Center for World Health seeks a Mozambique Partnership Director, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. QUALIFICATIONS: Board eligible or Board certified pediatrician; Language skills - English fluency, Portuguese preferred, Spanish okay; 2- year commitment preferred. Overview: The Center for World Health at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking an excellent candidate for the position of Mozambique Partnership Director, which is a full time pediatric clinician-educator position at the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) School of Medicine and the Central Hospital of Maputo (HCM) in Mozambique. Main duties include oversight of the academic partnership between UCLA and both HCM and UEM, clinical service alongside Mozambican colleagues on a general pediatric ward, teaching and mentorship of both Mozambican and US medical students and residents, and measurement of outcomes associated with partnership programs. Will also be responsible for budget management and reporting, as well as liaising with project partners including CDC Mozambique, John Hopkins University (JHPIEGO), Anadarko, Mending Kids International, Direct Relief International, and private donors. Duties: Clinical Service (40%) - To contribute actively to the on-site clinical activities in the Department of Pediatrics at Central Hospital by working alongside local staff, under the direction of the Chief of Pediatrics. Program Administration (30%) - To serve as a liaison between the UCLA Center for World Health and Partners for Pediatric Progress and all partners including: Eduardo Mondlane University School of Medicine, the Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery at Central Hospital of Maputo, CDC-Mozambique, JHPIEGO, Anadarko, Direct Relief, and Mending Kids International. To facilitate and support the existing training activities established by the above parties, to build local capacity, with an emphasis on the sustainability of interventions. To complete required Quarterly Progress Reports and annual work plans. To manage and oversee the activities that will be completed under the annual work plan, including planning training activities, procuring equipment and supplies, and coordinating meetings with local partners. To coordinate and contribute to training activities for US health care providers participating in training activities in Mozambique, and health care providers from Mozambique who will be traveling to the US for additional training. To oversee all in-country program- related activities. Educational Activities (20%) - To teach Mozambican medical students and residents together with Mozambican faculty. To coordinate US medical student and resident training activities in Mozambique, and to oversee and directly supervise these activities in-country. To pursue scholarly interests, which may include creating new curricula for US based or local trainees, tracking outcomes associated with educational interventions, or publishing information about ongoing training activities. Monitoring and Evaluation (5%) - To conduct ongoing evaluations of existing program activities, and identify ways to improve these. To conduct ongoing needs assessments within the hospital and its training programs to identify high priority projects. To work towards monitoring patient and/or educational outcomes associated with project interventions. Fundraising/ Financial Efforts (5%) - To contribute to fund raising efforts and to explore potential new revenue streams to support the program. To monitor program-related expenses, and contribute to annual budget planning and identification of priorities for existing and new sources funding. For more information or to apply, contact Emily Hartford at emilyhartford@gmail.com.
****************************** ADVISOR, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND SERVICES KINGSTON, JAMAICA
The World Health Organization seeks an Advisor, Health Systems and Services (P-4) in Jamaica. Duties: Advise and collaborate on the development, implementation, and evaluation of technical cooperation programs in the areas of health governance, health policy and systems development, health services organization and management supporting universal health coverage. REQUIRES: A university degree in one of the health, social or management sciences with a master's degree in public health, health systems/ services administration or management from a recognized university. Nine years of combined national and international experience in areas related to health systems development, health services delivery, extension of health care services to underserved populations/ areas, and developing strategies to overcome barriers to accessing health care services. Experience should also include management of health care services at either the facility or systems levels. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 9/19/14. Vacancy no: PAHO/14/FT455
****************************** *PROJECT DIRECTOR GOMBE, NIGERIA
Pact is seeking a Project Director in Gombe. The Project Director will work in coordination with Pact staff to establish working relationships with state MOH, state Ministry of Local Government as well as Primary Health care development agencies, select LGAs and local health organizations. The Project Director will ensure that project activities proceed in a timely and successful manner and will ensure good financial management and compliance of all aspects of the project. The Project Director will also monitor security, carry out regular risk analyses and mitigate identified risks. The Project Director will work closely with the Country Director and other senior-level program staff to carry out duties and responsibilities. The job holder will ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact Nigeria resources. Minimum QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Development Studies, International Development or other closely related field. 10 or more years of work experience with NGOs in all or most of the fields of MNCH, system strengthening and livelihoods. Experience should include development of strategies, guidelines and approaches; market assessments, conducting surveys; facilitating training, field program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Extensive knowledge of and management experience in livelihood programming (design, development, implementation, evaluation). Prior experience in Nigeria preferred. Fluency in English required, and a local Nigerian language preferred. Knowledge of all aspects of community-based programming with a special focus on livelihood in Nigeria. Proven skills in building organizational capacity and grants management. TO APPLY: This position is open to local Nigerian hires only. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to: pactnghr@pactworld.org. All CV's/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail. Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Requisition Number: 14-0081.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR- NUTRITION / CHILD HEALTH WASHINGTON, DC
PSI is seeking a Technical Advisor, Nutrition/ Child Health in Washington, DC. The mission of the Malaria and Child Survival Department (MCSD) is to provide PSI's country programs with relevant and timely support to improve child health. The position will lead PSI's efforts to expand health impact through launching and scaling up programs in nutrition and broader areas of child health. The full-time position is based at PSI HQ in Washington D.C. with 30% travel and reports to the Director, Malaria and Child Survival. RESPONSIBILITIES: This position leads the development and execution of PSI's nutrition strategy including program design, fundraising, capacity building, external representation and internal technical assistance to PSI's country programs. Duties include: Refine and promote PSI's nutrition strategy and support the delivery of the department's broader child health strategy. Act as nutrition technical focal point responsible for increasing health impact of PSI programs, measured through DALYs averted, programs launched and funds raised. Raise nutrition program funding through proposal development and identification of funding and partnership opportunities. Provide support to PSI programs to ensure rigorous program design, monitoring and evaluation. Provide in-country technical assistance to design, launch and scale up nutrition programs and related child health programs. Develop and disseminate tools, resources and case studies on nutrition to facilitate launch and scale up of programs internally and promote lesson learning externally. Represent PSI at key nutrition and child health fora including conferences and the Scaling Up Nutrition initiative. Maintain and expand partnerships in nutrition at the global level with policy, funding and implementing partners. Build internal nutrition technical capacity in PSI and manage knowledge in these health areas through multiple media. QUALIFICATIONS: MD, PhD or relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MSc). At least 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years in developing countries. Understanding of international nutrition and child health policy and context. Established reputation in the field of nutrition and child health programming. Ability to train and build capacity in regional and country-level staff. Fundraising experience with international donors, corporations and foundations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Fluency in English and French is preferred. The incumbent will have excellent technical knowledge of, and working experience in, nutrition and child health. S/he will have strong analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work efficiently and independently under pressure; and a passion for achieving results. STATUS: Exempt; Level 6. TO APPLY: apply online at http://www.psi.org. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
****************************** *HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS / HEALTH MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 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 Health Information Systems/ Health Management Information Systems Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS/SPER, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID/GH/OHA). INTRODUCTION: The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) calls for immediate, comprehensive and evidence-based action to turn the tide of global HIV/AIDS. Numerous agencies are tasked with implementing programs to address this commitment. USG participating agencies develop, implement, monitor and support programs in resource-constrained countries to deal with this pandemic. Health information systems (HIS)/ Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) activities are a key component of PEPFAR Strategic Information (SI) programs. At the facility and community level, HIS assists health care workers in providing high quality and timely care. At the national, regional and Headquarters level, HIS assist public health managers in finding answers to key questions about the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the delivery and process of prevention, care and treatment services, the effectiveness of these services, the capacity needed to improve programs, as well as to plan and report and reach goals impacting the epidemic. Many countries lack robust health information systems and the related information and communications technology infrastructure (IT) needed to access and report high-quality data. Wherever possible, PEPFAR HIS activities build on existing data and information system standards and infrastructures in program countries. HIS activities target the design, development, implementation, operations, maintenance and evaluation information systems and technologies. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The HIS Advisor will be a member of the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team in the Strategic Planning Evaluation & Reporting (SPER) Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, Bureau for Global Health, USAID/Washington. Broad responsibilities will include providing key leadership to USAID, interagency partners, Ministries of Health, and implementing partners through technical recommendations and expertise in the design, development, improvement, and maintenance of information systems that strengthen health service quality, effectiveness, and efficiency. The position requires both advisory and administrative acumen, including hands-on HIS/IT technical expertise, results-oriented analysis, strong project management experience, clear communication skills, and close collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders including USAID and other USG Headquarters personnel, host ministries, PEPFAR country teams, implementing partners, and other donors. Provide HMIS technical assistance and capacity building to Missions for in country systems requirements, analysis, design, specifications, and oversight of project management, development, piloting/ testing, implementation and evaluation. Work with USAID and USG M&E teams to develop and follow a clear comprehensive strategy for the development of District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2) and the use of data for PEPFAR needs. Ensure a high level of communication and close working relationships with Missions and in country project teams, project implementers, and other key stakeholders operating in the health informatics arena. Ensure lessons learned and best practices are communicated globally, across countries, partners, agencies and donors. Play a key role in the MEASURE Evaluation management team, and work with MEASURE Evaluation and other implementing partners to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate HMIS activities globally and offer technical expertise and assistance in the management of these varied HMIS activities, such as system building and/or strengthening, human resource capacity building in the area of HMIS, or evaluation information systems. Support country level strengthening of the HMIS and its implementation of DHIS2 where applicable. Provide technical input and oversight to the integration and use of data management information systems (e.g., HMIS, DHIS, EMR, HIE) and tools to facilitate data entry, transmission, and use. Ensure the presence and use of adequate administrative controls, information and data quality, procedural efficiencies and adherence to internationally recognized information system and standards for interoperability. Develop strategies and technical approaches for better USAID, USG, and partner coordination to improve working relationships and integration with other vertical programs e.g. Maternal & Child Health, Malaria Control, Vaccination, etc. Support the integration and relation of national information systems such as, DHIS2, human resources information systems (IHRIS, HRHIS), health information exchanges (HIE), facility EMRs, and others. Strengthen and support the harmonization of routine HMIS and capabilities through building capacity in quality collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management. Ensures the timely and quality completion of all relevant program deliverables and reporting. Other duties as assigned. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: A Master's degree required in a discipline such as: Health Informatics, Computer Science, Public Health or other relevant field. Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining health information systems to monitor and evaluate large-scale program activities is required. Extensive knowledge of health information technology and public health IT standards including, semantic, exchange, privacy/ security, etc. and applications, including electronic medical records systems (EMRs), laboratory information systems (LIS), district health information system, (DHIS), health information exchange (HIE), and others. Demonstrated work experience involving the management of the full life-cycle of mid- to large-sized projects (i.e. crossing multiple program areas and conflicting needs; requiring integration of multiple non-standardized applications or business processes; and requiring complex reporting and communication at the agency and executive level) with minimal supervision. Proven experience with managing the development or sourcing of health information systems that are currently in use. Must possess the ability to analyze, understand, and develop health IT program policies, design, and management approaches, strategies, and enterprise architectures at the enterprise level. This includes coordination and standards based systems integration for collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information. Proven ability to oversee the design or modification of sophisticated computer applications to meet data collection and reporting requirements. Knowledge and experience with applying general software development lifecycle (SDLC) and project management best practices methodologies i.e. Agile, PRINCE2, RUP, etc. Substantial knowledge and experience with common relational databases i.e. SQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc., and a good understanding of extracting, transferring and transforming data (ETL). Experience with development in web application frameworks e.g. Java, Perl, PHP, .NET, etc. would be an asset. Active user and proponent of Open Source solutions. Proven ability to develop rapport and effective working relationships with USG, host ministry, national and international working partners at all levels, local organizations, and other program partners. Excellent written and oral skills required. Professionally mature and is self-motivated to work constructively under pressure while responding resourcefully when challenges and change arise. Basic understanding of the structure and functions of PEPFAR, including knowledge of PEPFAR agencies' roles and functions in support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Desirable but not required. Familiarity and experience with federal information systems regulations i.e. FISMA, OMB, etc. and contracting/ procurement process would be a plus. Work experience in integrating health information systems with public health systems and geographic information systems (GIS) would be an added advantage. Experience working in developing country contexts strongly preferred. U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency required. TO APPLY: This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. 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.
****************************** *COMMUNICATIONS ANALYST 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 Communications Analyst, Office of Science and Technology, United States Agency for International Development (USAID/OST). GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The recruitment for this career ladder position will start at the GS 9 grade with promotion potential to a GS 11 grade. Exceptional performance at the GS 9 and the ability to show potential at the GS 11 must be shown during the candidate's one year performance review in order for the approval of the graduation from the GS 9 grade level to the GS 11 grade level. The GS9 position is a non-exempt position and the GS 11 position is an exempt position. Duties for a GS 9/11 will be separated by a "/". As an example "assist/ manages" signifies for a GS 9 the duty would be to "assist" whereas for a GS 11 the duty would be to "manage." USAID's Office of Science and Technology is seeking a Communications Analyst to design and implement a range of communications strategies intended to promote OST's programs and activities to a variety of audiences. The Office of Science and Technology (OST), an independent office reporting to the USAID Administrator, aims to transform USAID into a global leader in development by pioneering and scaling evidence-driven products and approaches that utilize science and technology to address development challenges. The goals of the OST are to: 1. Advance revolutionary, multi-disciplinary applied research; 2. Accelerate global understanding of complex development problems through data and analytics; and, 3. Source, select, incubate, and scale transformative products and processes/ approaches to improve the efficacy of development practices and reduce costs. The OST is one of the pillars of the USAID Forward reform agenda. The Communications Analyst is an integral part of the communications team, working with the Senior Communications Leadership, various programs in OST. The work of this position is essential to ensure consistent information coming from the Office of Science and Technology. The Analyst will serve as the lead on particular OST programs and will be responsible for implementing and contributing to the design and execution of the Office's communications strategy. The individual must be able to handle several tasks simultaneously, work quickly to meet competing deadlines, develop a solid understanding of Agency policy and guidelines, incorporate practices and procedures and develop a thorough understanding of the President's Initiative goals and initiatives. The individual must also gain a clear understanding of the role of the Senior Advisor for Communications and be prepared to serve as a primary backstop in his/her absence. Background: The Communications Analyst will be fully integrated into the OST team and work closely with partner bureaus and offices throughout the Agency as well as with contractor and sub-contractor partners that will be responsible for key communication deliverables. She/he will facilitate the development and implementation of an internal and external strategic communications strategy and implementation plan for each GCD. The communications tactics for each competition and prize will include supporting a series of events, launches, partner engagements and maintaining a robust, content rich online presence through a combination of blogs, reports, data publication, online community building, case studies, articles, newsletters, infographics, videos, social media etc. as well as hard copy marketing collateral that promotes the GCD innovations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist/ manage OST's online communications activities and proactively identify/ develop opportunities to promote technical programs through websites and traditional/ social media. Assist/ Manage internal and external websites, and serve as the primary point of contact for OST during the Agency web redesign process. Identify opportunities to promote products, announcements and key deliverables. Generate new content/ stories for IMPACT blog, Frontlines and other internal and external editorial channels, including various newsletters. Liaise with key technical and communications staff in OST, across the Bureau and throughout the Agency as well as at partner organizations to coordinate efforts. Coordinate media team for events/ announcements including implementation of strategy, pitch development, and wrap up reports. Assist/ Manage social media, including updates to relevant Facebook and Twitter, and identify ways to generate leads. Work closely with contractors on web and social media maintenance and upkeep. Creatively assist/ creatively guide the production of a suite of high quality, timely multimedia deliverables; manage relationships, contracts and deliverables, as required. Assist/ Manage the design, maintenance, content creation, and hosting of the website. Help manage members/ manage members of the OST team to plan events, host speakers, and generate online and print content. Assist with the/ Manage the implementation of communications activities around major events, conferences and relevant observance days. Help Lead/ Lead team in assisting in editorial and knowledge management activities, including developing press releases, fact sheets, Q&As, op-eds, speeches/ remarks and other collateral. Work closely with implementing partners to collect success stories and other materials that support USAID's work. Assist with the/ Manage internal and external communication requests for information, including scheduling requests, briefers, action memos and notes to the field. Contributes to building/ builds the OST brand by developing internal and external key messages, and marketing content for each communications product under the brand. Develop outreach and marketing tactics to reach partners, entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, other key audiences in the S&T community, and the general public. Other Duties: Develop and sustain robust communities of practice around each OST's activities. Initiate, strengthen, and maintain communications with USAID missions and other Agency Bureaus (both regional and technical) for each activity. Identify, cultivate and manage key relationships media contacts to provide external visibility for the programs within the international media market. Draft articles, case studies and reports and other marketing collateral that promote the GCD brand and celebrate the OST sourced innovations (Some of these efforts will involve packaging existing information (USAID-produced or otherwise), while others will require new content generation). Identify and key external activities relevant to OST (i.e. external conferences, seminars, online events and symposiums focused on science and technology for development). Support the Senior Advisor for Communications in cultivating relationships with external partners, LPA and USG communications counterparts to share information, cross-promote and collaborate on strategic efforts. Attend weekly Agency communications meetings, sere as key member, and collaborate on Bureau-wide activities. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: The position requires a college degree in related field. BA in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations and/or a related field. Master's degree is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to integrate into a team. Minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in communications/ public affairs capacity, preferably working in developing countries with demonstrated expertise in communications as it applies to health. Some PR agency experience a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills with concrete experience in strategic communications strategy design and execution. Knowledge and experience in overseeing the design and management of websites. Experience in developing and managing online campaigns and social media strategies. Previous experience in effectively addressing organizational objectives and strategic messaging through public outreach campaigns. Project management experience. Experience in employing traditional, digital and social media as an outreach and marketing vehicle. Experience in web site design, management, and/or content development. Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume, multi-client environment. Interest and/or experience in international development and experience working with USAID or on USAID projects is highly desirable. Ability to work with minimal guidance, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines. Experience developing and maintaining relationship with media outlets and contacts. General knowledge and interest in global development issues including health, as well as interest in working for USG/public sector. Demonstrated ability in communications program implementation and execution. Proven record of excellent organizational, management and interpersonal skills. Ability and willingness to navigate within a large, complex federal agency to meet goals. Strong writing and editing skills. Willingness to travel internationally (up to 20% of time). US Citizenship required. Ability to obtain Secret Clearance. TO APPLY: This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. 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.
****************************** *MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has an excellent opportunity for an organized individual possessing fluency in a foreign language (preferably Spanish) and project management skills. This is a collaborative position that will forge Academy-wide international relationships with partners outside the United States, bridge departments throughout the Academy to coordinate international relationships and meetings, plus support the daily activities of the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and other partners. Responsibilities will include nurturing relationships with key partners from international pediatric societies and providing timely communication to staff members about relevant activities, meetings, and communications; act as key staff and provide management support for the IPA, including administrative support for the Executive Director, staff and organize annual meetings for various committees, develop and manage the IPA budget and financial reports, manage the membership program for IPA member organizations, and implement data and collection surveys of member organizations. Additional responsibilities include serving as a key staff contact for international activities at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE), including assisting international attendees at the meeting, developing agendas, and arranging meetings with AAP departments and international guests; manage meeting logistics for the NCE international reception and other events. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in international studies, public health, business or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required; and at least 3 years' experience working in international programs and activities, including business development, relationship building, and event management. Experience working in an international health setting a plus. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, project management and PC skills (Microsoft Office) required; demonstrated skills with diplomacy, protocols and a good understanding of international culture and social practices. Fluency in a foreign language required, Spanish is preferred. Travel (up to 40%, nationally and internationally) and some weekend work required. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should reference position HR/IJO/495 when submitting their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, Fax# 847-228-5099 or E- mail: resumes@aap.org. http://www.aap.org EOE
****************************** *PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU) ANALYST ARLINGTON, VA
Crown Agents has posted an opening for a PMU Analyst who works in the Performance Management Unit to support the measurement and improvement of operational processes to further enable SCMS in meeting the program mandates. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in public health, science, or other relevant field. Graduate degree in public health, sciences, or other relevant field desired but not necessary. Strong data management, collection, analysis, and reporting skills. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel required. Excellent written and oral communications and analytical skills. Knowledge of performance measures, root cause analysis and continuous improvement. Survey design and management experience desired. For more information and to apply please go to http://www.crownagentsusa.com/Jobs/Current- Vacancies.aspx.
****************************** *SENIOR ASSOCIATE / STRATEGIC MONITORING AND DATA ANALYSIS ARLINGTON, VA
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Manager, Strategic Monitoring and Data Analysis (M/SMDA) who will support the Deputy Director for Results & Knowledge Management and the Project Director to update the project's performance monitoring framework and plan, to update the Program Indicator Reference Sheets for GMS indicators, and to communicate these to GMS staff, USAID and other audiences. REQUIRES: Master's degree in public health, monitoring and evaluation, statistics, organizational learning, knowledge management, international development, or related field. At least six years of experience with collecting, managing and analyzing and reporting on strategic information. Experience with statistical analysis of large data sets using statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS, SAS or similar statistical programs required. Experience with qualitative research and data analysis. Experience working in the Global Fund environment in strategic information, results analysis, risk management, M&E team, or website management strongly preferred. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 10383
****************************** *WORLD LEARNING UGANDA
World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) is seeking 5 key personnel: 1) Chief of Party, 2) Deputy Chief of Party, 3) Director, Finance & Operations, 4) Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Director, and 5) Economic Strengthening Technical Director, for a USAID-funded Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. Expected duration: 5 years. Successful candidates will be based in Uganda and travel regularly throughout the country. Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Uganda nationals are highly encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. Please note, a resume and cover letter (with 3 professional references) are required when applying to this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified candidates must apply ASAP as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. If you do not see the posting on our website, this means that a qualified candidate has been identified.
*CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The CoP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in international development, business administration, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is required; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The CoP must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, as demonstrated by at least ten years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years have been spent in the position of CoP or Deputy CoP of a large development program of equivalent size and scope. Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. S/he must also have demonstrated international credibility as a leader on matters of the social service sector in developing countries. Experience working in East Africa is preferred. S/he must have experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. The CoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the Deputy Chief of Party.
*DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The proposed DCoP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in international development, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. The DCoP must be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances, as demonstrated by at least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries. Experience in Uganda is preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. Experience with programming to address gender concerns and programming for very young children and adolescents/ youth required. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Minimum of five years of experience living or working in a developing country is desirable; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The DCoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the CoP.
*DIRECTOR, FINANCE & OPERATIONS UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Finance and Operations Director will oversee all financial and operational matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at HQ and supporting staff in district offices. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management or a related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience managing the finances and operations of a project this size and at least two years administering sub-grants comparable to those under this award. The candidate must have strong demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is also desirable.
*MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING DIRECTOR UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Finance and Operations Director will oversee all financial and operational matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at HQ and supporting staff in district offices. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management or a related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience managing the finances and operations of a project this size and at least two years administering sub-grants comparable to those under this award. The candidate must have strong demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is also desirable.
*ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Economic Strengthening Technical Director will have responsibilities for all activities associated with improving the economic stability of households caring for OVC. Master's Degree or higher in social sciences or social work, or a closely related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience designing, implementing and managing household economic strengthening initiatives in/for developing countries. Experience in leveraging private public partnerships is preferred. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is desired.
****************************** *SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Global Health Fellows Program is seeking a Technical Advisor Level III: Senior Communications Advisor (GHFP II-P3-125) in Washington, DC. Assignment: Two year fellowship. Within OHS, the role of the Senior Communications Advisor (Senior Advisor) is critical to the success of OHS. The Senior Advisor has the unique and exciting challenge of leading Agency HSS stakeholders to develop, coordinate, implement, and monitor a communications and knowledge management (KM) strategy around USAID's HSS work; create efficient and cost-effective approaches to promote a learning environment at USAID on HSS; manage and build knowledge across HSS programming; and ensure that information feeds back into Agency HSS implementation. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for proactive outreach, message content development and management for internal and external communications platforms, and coordinating the movement of relevant information to appropriate audiences through appropriate and approved channels. The Senior Advisor accomplishes these efforts in a participatory and inclusive manner. In carrying out these responsibilities, s/he establishes, nurtures, and maintains strong working relationships with a wide range of players with varied perspectives. These players include, but are not limited to: teams such as Communications and KM within OHS, Global Health Bureau, USAID/Washington, regional bureaus, and overseas missions; teams within Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning, Legislative and Public Affairs; other USG agencies, donor organizations, and thought leaders in the global health and development communities. The OHS knowledge exchange objective is to leverage our knowledge assets to strengthen developing country health systems by capturing, synthesizing, sharing and applying best practices on health systems strengthening throughout OHS, the GH Bureau and the Agency's health sector. The Senior Advisor will receive day to day direction from Lead Health Systems Specialist. REQUIRES: Master's degree in related discipline. Minimum 10 years' experience developing and implementing strategic communications programs, with some knowledge management experience, and with at least three (3) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Demonstrated experience in managing a comprehensive strategic communications program to advance an organization's mission and goals. Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships and demonstrating influence with staff at all organizational levels. Significant experience working in communications and knowledge management within the health sector. Demonstrated familiarity with key concepts and development issues in global health and health systems strengthening. Extensive experience working in organizational communication as well as public relations. Proven experience with press outreach and media relations, preferably mainstream media. Experience in Congressional or other high level public relations promotion is highly desirable. The ability to work with and influence senior colleagues. Proven experience in using social media and Web 2.0 approaches. Familiarity with current web-based tools, apps, and IT platforms. Excellent analytical and written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to organize workload, respond to multiple demands, and meet short deadlines. Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment. Ability to work well in a culturally diverse and team-based environment. Motivation to work independently with limited supervision. Availability to travel internationally. US citizenship or permanent residency required. Salary based on commensurate experience and earnings history. The Public Health Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including professional development programs. 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 September 18, 2014 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. Applicants who applied previously have been given consideration and need not re- apply. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** *ASSOCIATE / PRIVATE SECTOR SPECIALIST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Private Sector Specialist to join a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to strengthening health services in developing countries through the private sector. 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
****************************** *HEALTH POLICY ANALYST BRAZZAVILLE, CONGO
The World Health Organization seeks a Health Policy Analyst (P-4) in Brazzaville. Duties: analyze country office workplans and those of ISTs and the Heath Systems Division; extract priority areas linking leadership, partnership and health systems strengthening in countries; analyze country office reports in relation to WHO General Programme of Work, AFRO Strategic Directions and WHO Core Functions. REQUIRES: Degree in Medicine and post-graduate degree in Public Health. 7 years' experience in the development and monitoring of national health policies and management, monitoring and evaluation of public health programmes, including those with a focus on Health Systems. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 9/15/14. Vacancy no: AFRO/14/FT450
****************************** *SENIOR DIRECTOR OPERATIONS TANZANIA
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking a Senior Operations Manager in Tanzania to support the Country Director with strategic leadership and management of the organization and to oversee the Operations and Administration, Contracts and Grants, Human Resource and Finance Departments. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services. He/She will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of a large and diverse program. The program is expected to expand, thereby recruiting additional staff, increasing the total number of staff to around two hundred. The incumbent will be expected to manage the operational needs to the growing program. Responsibilities: 1. In collaboration with the Country Director develop strong partnerships with Ministry of Health and Civil Society partners and stakeholders. 2. Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders as well regular communication with the USG/DOD/WRAIR team in Tanzania. 3. Work with the Country Director to develop strategies to problem-solve programmatic and operational challenges to promote successful programmatic implementation. 4. Ensure programmatic and operational compliance with grant rules and regulations, HJF policies as well as US and Tanzanian Laws. 5. Direct the development of country budgets in line with program plans and operational guidance. 6. With relevant country office staff monitor internal budget reports, prepare forecasts, conduct expenditure analysis. 7. Oversee the development and execution of sub-agreement and contracts. 8. Oversee the administration of Human Resource functions including development and implementation of HR policies, hiring, performance management and disciplinary actions. 9. Oversee and provide guidance for relevant staff for procurement procedures, administrative, logistical, transport, security, and risk management functions for the country office and 5 satellite offices. 10. Provide support to Program leadership in day-to-day administrative activities and operations. 11. 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. 12. Ensure United States and Tanzanian Governments policies and regulations are followed. 13. Review current staffing levels with regard to appropriateness to support program activities, evaluate competitiveness in employment packages, and provide support to staff recruitment efforts. 14. Directs, coordinates, and conducts personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed. 15. Oversee execution of agreements, contracts and legal issues with the assistance of MHRP HQ and HJF HQ staff as deemed necessary. 16. Provide oversight and accountability where appropriate for program financial, procurement, and contracting activities particularly supporting HJF MRI requirements. 17. Provides collaborative assistance to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise. 18. Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel. 19. Supports a productive team environment. 20. Completes other projects as needed. REQUIREMENTS: 1. Demonstrated ability in leadership and management of a complex and multi-stakeholder organization. 2. Administrative program management experience in international settings. 3. Strong fiscal oversight and monitoring experience including advanced experience in managing program budgets according to USG guidelines and regulations. 4. Expert in managing procurement, finance, contracting, and administrative policies. 5. Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a project of similar size and complexity and proven capacity of supervising a multi-disciplinary team, including Directors and senior managers, technical experts and support staff. 6. Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility, diplomacy, intercultural communicative competence and respect for colleagues. 7. An ability to communicate effectively to include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. 8. Ability to independently troubleshoot administrative tasks and challenges. 9. Worked as a leader and part of a team in a remote setting. 10. Advanced proficiency in English and computer literacy. Knowledge of Swahili language is an advantage. 11. Experience living in a rural African context highly desired. Education/ Requirements: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration Financial Management or Public Administration with professional accounting qualifications. Maximum Experience: Minimum of twelve years of comparable senior work experience, preferably at Director level that includes administration and operations management, human resource management, contract management, procurement, logistics and financial management with a minimum of seven years or more in an international setting preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa. Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Tanzania and travel to Bethesda, Maryland (USA) on occasion as necessary to perform job duties. Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the HJFMRI Country Director as well as the MHRP Directors having oversight of the Program. Work Environment: May require working evenings and weekends. TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://www.hjf.org/careers/ click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 209375 in the Job Opening ID box. OR fax your resume to 240- 694-3151. Please specify title and job number on fax. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalent, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human Resources. 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.
****************************** *GH 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 GH Senior Communications Advisor, Bureau of Global Health, United States Agency for International Development. BACKGROUND: The Bureau for Global Health (GH) is the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) (the "Agency") center of excellence and focal point in providing worldwide leadership and technical expertise in the areas of child and maternal health and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, population, family planning and related reproductive health, and health systems. As such, the Bureau aligns resources with identified public health and development needs, and influences the global health priorities of the U.S. private sector, U.S.-based foundations, other donor organizations, host country governments, and host country civil society organizations. It also serves as the primary source of technical expertise and intellectual capital to the Agency and other U.S. foreign affairs agencies. The Bureau is the Agency repository for state-of-the-art thinking in biomedical, social science, and operations research and works to produce technical advances and innovations that can be disseminated and replicated at USAID Missions throughout the world. This position is in the Office of the Assistant Administrator (AA/GH) who serves as the principal advisor to the Agency and the Administrator on broad technical and operational matters relating to the mandate of the Bureau. The AA/GH directs and supervises the Bureau, approving projects and programs and allocating resources among the Offices. The Office has ultimate responsibility for the quality of the Bureau's programs and the capacity of its workforce. It provides leadership on the design, implementation, review, coordination, and evaluation of global health initiatives, programs, and activities. It also ensures that the activities of the Bureau complement and support the broader goals of the Agency and are in compliance with legislation and Agency rules and regulations. The Senior Communications Advisor will serve as a key external relations liaison within USAID's Bureau for Global Health. Within USAID, the Senior Advisor will work closely with the Assistant Administrator's Office for the Bureau for Global Health, communications officers assigned to the technical offices in the Bureau for Global Health, and staff in the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for maintaining positive relationships and high- touch communication with key allies in the global health community (NGOs, think- tanks, advocacy organizations, universities, etc.). These groups should be viewed as powerful force multipliers that have the ability to amplify the message that US foreign assistance in health is making a positive impact. This position requires a strong knowledge of, and working relationship within the global health community. The Advisor will regularly monitor activities and dialogue within the community to advise on opportunities for USAID leadership to shape the conversation. In his/her capacity, the incumbent will also serve as the principal advisor on public engagements and messaging for the Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA/GH). The Agency promotes a new business model to deliver its dual objectives of achieving significant health improvements and creating an effective, efficient and country-led platform for the sustainable delivery of essential health care and public health programs. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy and Message Development: Clear, strategic, and messaging focus on GH's two priority goals - Ending Preventable Child & Maternal Deaths (EPCMD) and an AIDS-Free Generation. In line with priorities, develop messaging and talking points for engagements that shape the public voice for our GH front office principals based on a sound understanding of the audience and USAID GH priorities. Develop clear messaging and channels for different stakeholders - advocates, civil society, congress, technical audiences, private sector, implementing partners, etc. Execution: Work with Bureau communicators and technical offices to develop and package information based on an understanding of information the community needs and where we want them to focus. Develop and execute messaging for the Bureau for Global Health. Work with individuals within USAID and other U.S. government agencies to develop internal and external messages key priorities. Ensure consistency of message in all communications products. Ensure each channel and group of stakeholders is approached regularly, with the right messaging, and with appropriate clarity of deliverables. Identify, set up, staff external speaking/ engagement opportunities for USAID health leadership (Assistant Administrator, Deputy Assistant Administrator), and technical experts with development policy community; universities, schools of public health and Foreign Service; grass-roots groups and service organizations. Organize special events to reinforce USAID's technical and implementation leadership role in global health. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: Degree (Master's preferred) in Marketing, Advertising or related-field. This candidate needs to have a strong strategic communications background - at least 10-15 years - either professional or academic or both with significant experience in the health sector, preferably global health. The incumbent should have some understanding of GH stakeholders and partners - both implementers and USG, etc. Also, incumbent should have press outreach and media relations experience. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and work well under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to research a diverse array of health related topics and distill the key messages in preparation for presentations. Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with GH and Agency leadership, technical and administrative staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. US Citizen able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. 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.
****************************** *SR. DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAMS NORFOLK, VA
Physicians for Peace is seeking a Senior Director, Global Health Programs. The overall objective of the Senior Director, Global Health Programs is to provide leadership for the organization's programmatic efforts as aligned with the strategic plan. The Senior Director, Global Health Programs is responsible for leading a team to develop, plan, implement and evaluate the overall programmatic efforts towards a unified strategic goal. The Senior Director, under the supervision of the CEO, manages the day to day field operations and seeks to increase the scope and depth of the organization's programs by building on existing strategic partnerships and exploring areas for growth. Employment Status: Full-time (40+ hours per week) Salaried. Exempt. Essential Job Functions: External: Manage all programmatic areas of the organization's mission and strategic plan. Oversee collaborative agreements with partners including definition of roles and responsibilities, mutual expectations, and ongoing partnership development within the guidelines of the strategic plan. In cooperation with the Director of Evaluation and Organizational Learning, ensure programs are aligned with the strategic plan and have appropriate, measureable objectives. Lead operations team efforts so that evaluation plans are effectively executed and reported for continual process improvement, transparency and, where appropriate, opportunities for publication and presentation. Oversee the supply strategy including sourcing, inventorying, shipping, and valuing donated and purchased materials to ensure appropriateness to core program areas; continually evaluate the cost-benefit of the supply strategy. Take a leadership role in the optimal management of grants upon award. Lead the development and management of a robust volunteer International Medical Educator (IME) recruitment, selection, orientation, training, recognition and retention program. Ensure, where appropriate, the development and implementation of fit-for-purpose program curricula to provide baseline standards of learning. Conduct field visits to collaborate with key partners and further develop programmatic strategies and education and training objectives. Develop and maintain US-based and international partnerships that further organizational programmatic goals, including relationships with universities, other NGOs/PVOs, government agencies, and professional organizations. Represent Physicians for Peace as a thought leader and advocate to donors, stakeholders and the general public through day-to-day activities and other opportunities such as media interviews, conferences, speeches, and committee memberships. Internal: Lead the Medical Operations team, including interns and fellows. Serve as a member of the Physicians for Peace leadership team to facilitate and implement the organization's vision, core purpose, and strategic plan. Serve as lead programmatic liaison to the Medical Operations Committee, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and other committees as needed. Develop and manage the department's operating plan and budget. Work closely with Communications Department to provide timely and effective programmatic information for collateral marketing and public relations efforts. Work with and support the Development Department with appropriate inputs for fundraising initiatives. Communicate regularly with Finance to provide accurate and timely budget and forecasting data. Lead efforts to identify appropriate innovations for programmatic improvement. Seek effective ways to utilize technology or other strategies to improve communications and the transfer of knowledge between IMEs, between IMEs and their trainees, and between trainees. Lead internal and external dissemination of information to key stakeholders, including writing and distribution of programmatic reports, presentations, and other materials. Review, analyze, and make recommendations to CEO on proposed programmatic partnerships. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree (minimum Master's level) in in Public Health, global health, international development or a related field. Minimum of 8 years managing overseas development, health or humanitarian programs at the HQ or country level. Minimum of 5 years in senior leadership and management positions with an NGO working in global health and development. Proven ability to manage a team of global health professionals. Experience in international health education and training is desirable, particularly in developing and monitoring successful, replicable and sustainable programs in developing country environments. Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English along with superior presentation skills. Proficiency in Spanish and/or French a plus. Solid understanding of and experience with NGO administration and finance systems. Excellent relationship management skills and proven ability to network and establish strategic relationships with multiple stakeholders both within the organization and outside - governments, donors, civil society members across geographies, staff and board of directors. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and execute grants, including US Government grants. Ability to work collaboratively and productively with other departments to improve efficiency, effectiveness and organizational performance. Experience with participatory methods and partnerships. Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility. Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others. Understanding of and experience with capacity-building principles in local partnerships highly desired. Willingness and ability to frequently travel both domestically and internationally. Understanding of the major trends, donors, NGO players, latest technical updates and best practices and desire to continue learning best practices in the field of global health. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. TO APPLY: please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to search@physiciansforpeace.org no later than September 12, 2014. Physicians for Peace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Physicians for Peace encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.
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PATH has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.path.org/employment.php
*BUSINESS OFFICER, TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SEATTLE, WA
The Business Officer will focus primarily on building the strategy and operations of the Global Health Innovation Hub (GHIH), including the development of key partnerships. REQUIRES: Master's in Business Administration (MBA) or related degree, plus a minimum of five years' experience in product management or marketing, market research, agreement negotiation, intellectual property management, and commercialization strategy development. Medical product background and pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience are preferred. Experience in foreign markets, especially developing countries preferred. Fundraising experience desirable. Vacancy no: 6247
*SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, MALARIA VACCINE INITIATIVE WASHINGTON, DC
There is an opening for a Senior Project Manager within the Portfolio Management and Translational Projects unit to manage malaria vaccine projects in early clinical testing. REQUIRES: Degree in biological sciences (advanced degree preferred) with minimum of seven years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Hands-on experience in project management in biotechnology required. Hands-on experience in regulatory affairs and knowledge of operational aspects of clinical trial conduct preferable. Hands-on experience as project manager of government contract preferable. Knowledge and understanding of the product development process for biologics, preferably vaccines and monoclonal antibodies, required. Vacancy no: 6245
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