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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

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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.

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MEDICAL OFFICER
PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

The International Organization for Migration is seeking a (P-3) in Panama City. The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the health monitoring and the Medical Service Plan (MSP) of field staff based in Africa and the Americas. REQUIRES: Doctorate in General Medicine, Internal or Emergencies Medicine or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; Post-graduate education in Occupational Health, Travel and Tropical Medicine or Health Insurance an advantage. Experience in Occupational Health or as a Health Insurance expert, including in the context of travel and tropical medicine. Experience in medical insurance and health claim analysis. Experience with occupational health issues related to crisis and in developing countries. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e- Recruitment system, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/pid/165. In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications. Closing date: 11/5/14. Vacancy no: VN2014/104(O)-EXT

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PROGRAM OFFICER
NEW YORK

The Open Society Public Health Program seeks a full-time Program Officer in its New York office to lead work at the intersection of law and health. This position would support the use of legal strategies to advance the health and human rights of socially excluded groups. The Program Officer will be responsible for strategy development and grantmaking for PHP and for developing the connections between PHP and the broader priorities of OSF. Work is carried out independently/ under general supervision. REQUIRES: Law degree and four to five years of experience using legal strategies to advance human rights; Strong background advancing social justice through legal advocacy, including legal services, strategic litigation, human rights documentation and advocacy, and law reform; Commitment to using the law progressively to advance health and human rights objectives and interest in the intersection of human rights with access to medicines and palliative care; Knowledge of key organizations and networks active in the field of health and human rights; Experience working with non- governmental organizations and interest in organizational development; Experience in grant making or project management; Experience working globally and in multiple regions. Skills: Ability to work effectively and efficiently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, troubleshoot and follow projects through to completion, with strict deadlines and without loss of attention to detail, budget and reporting; Flexibility and adaptability to change; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent organizational and analytical skills; Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cultural differences; Excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with internet research and database management; Effectively work as a team member and independently, with a high-level of self-motivation and ability to set and meet goals; Show discretion and ability to handle confidential issues; Pleasant, diplomatic manner and disposition in interacting with colleagues and the general public. TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements by October 24, 2014 to: humanresources@opensocietyfoundations.org. Include job code PO-PHP in subject line. The Open Society Foundations is an equal opportunity employer.

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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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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.

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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.

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PROGRAM OFFICER II (FIELD SUPPORT)
WASHINGTON, DC

Pathfinder International is seeking a Program Officer II in Washington, DC. 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: Evidence to Action for Strengthened Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services for Women and Girls (E2A) is USAID's global flagship project for strengthening quality FP/RH service delivery and is led by Pathfinder International. The project is designed to reduce unmet need for family planning by scaling-up proven best practices (BPs) to ensure that women and girls receive - and use - quality services through all stages of the reproductive life cycle. E2A promotes healthy FP/RH behaviors, gender-equality, and the application of compelling evidence for FP use. The project is in partnership with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), IntraHealth International, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), ExpandNet, and PATH. Position Purpose: The Program Officer II provides a range of programmatic, operational and technical support to field programs and activities in multiple E2A supported countries. S/he ensures that support is provided in an effective and efficient manner and in full compliance with USAID and Pathfinder policies and procedures, by liaising with E2A staff, Pathfinder HQ, field office staff and internal as well as external stakeholders. Key Responsibilities: Works closely with Director of Field Support and field programs staff in the development and implementation of country program descriptions, strategies, results frameworks, work plans, and budgets. Provides direct support and coordination between E2A; field offices and Pathfinder headquarter departments for project start-ups, project implementation and close-out. Monitors and supports fulfillment of technical assistance needs for field offices and projects, including preparation of scopes of work, identification of resources including short-term technical assistance providers in consultation with relevant technical and contract staff and ensures critical follow-up. Collaborate with E2A Finance and Admin team and Pathfinder headquarters in the area of field office opening and closing including but not limited to recruitment, terminations, development and implementation of security plans, sub grants processing and technical performance reviews. Collaborates with the E2A Finance and Admin team and field office to monitor project work plans and budgets, including reconciliation of discrepancies, trouble-shooting of budget or activity variances, budget/ work plan revisions as needed. Monitors field office adherence to deadlines for project reports. This may include, editing, reviewing, formatting, and production of program documents for internal and external distribution, including periodic reports, sub-grant documents, and trip reports. Coordinates the development/ adaptation of data collection and reporting tools for field projects working closely with the E2A M&E team and the relevant field staff; monitors achievement of project objectives in and coordinates quarterly technical reviews to monitor achievement of program objectives and analyzes key indicators data. Works with the E2A communications team, field office heads and communication leads to review/ prepare various needed communications products and update online project information. Monitors and consistently ensures compliance by field offices, sub grantees and other project partners of the relevant policies and procedures of USAID and Pathfinder International. Supports and coordinates capacity building efforts of field office staff in collaboration with relevant E2A and Pathfinder HQ departments. Represents Pathfinder and relevant field program activities to USAID, cooperating agencies and other interested parties. Organizes responses to USAID request(s) for information. Oversees program document retention, filing and document sharing. Performs other duties as requested. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related field preferred. Minimum of five years progressively responsible work related to the design, implementation, monitoring and/or management of reproductive health, family planning, HIV/AIDS and/or international development project(s). On the ground work experience in field-based programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Knowledge of regulations and requirements of USG agencies and/or other governmental and nongovernmental donor agencies. Demonstrated strong project and budget management skills. Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients, and partners in multiple countries. Fluent in written and spoken English and French. Outstanding organizational, problem-solving and time management ability. Stellar sense of task prioritization and ability to shift with fast-changing demands. Impeccable attention to detail, accuracy and quality in all deliverables. Excellent writing and copy- editing skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a complex, challenging and fast-paced environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel & Word) required. Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 35%. Ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality with sensitive information. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to conduct training sessions tailored to diverse audiences. Proposal and grant writing experience desirable. Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers, senior leadership and all levels of the organization. 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.

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SENIOR SUPPLY CHAIN 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 following position: Senior Supply Chain Advisor, Office of Population and Reproductive Health/ Commodities, Security & Logistics Division, United States Agency for International Development. Commodity security - when clients can access health commodities (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumable supplies, etc.) when and where they need them - is an essential component in the provision of health services. Effective supply chain management is one critical determinant of commodity security and the success of health programs. A well-functioning supply chain system increases program impact, enhances quality of care, and improves cost-effectiveness and efficiency. Yet, in many low and middle countries, supply chains are unable to sustainably deliver these benefits. The constraints that they face include ineffective and inefficient system designs and operational procedures, inadequate human and financial resources, and an underlying lack of institutional leadership and support. USAID has long been a leader in helping countries to secure essential supplies for health programs. The mission of the Commodity Security and Logistics (CSL) Division is to ensure for clients the long-term availability of a range of high-quality contraceptives, condoms and other essential health supplies through public and private services. The Senior Supply Chain Advisor will work in CSL, located in the Global Health Bureau's (GH) Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH). The successful candidate for this position will have broad knowledge of supply chain management and the design and evaluation of supply chain systems in low- and middle-income countries, and specialized expertise in one or more specific supply chain functions such as (but not limited to) procurement, warehousing, and/or transport. The Senior Advisor will devote a considerable amount of time supporting USAID's country programs, working with USAID Missions, implementing partners, donors, and other institutions to strengthen the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of in-country supply chain systems. The Senior Advisor will also: provide technical expertise within GH and to other USAID/Washington operating units (e.g., regional bureaus) on supply chain strategy and management; provide central- level performance monitoring and technical management support for relevant USAID implementing partners; and initiate and expand collaboration with USAID's international partners in specific technical areas. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The responsibilities for the Senior Advisor will be as follows, and will emphasize application of the Advisor's expertise to project management, country support, and global leadership. Project Management: In 2015, GH will launch the Global Health Supply Chain Program (GHSCP), a coordinated architecture of contracts and cooperative agreements implemented by various implementing partners (cooperating agencies). The GHSCP will replace the current USAID | DELIVER PROJECT and Supply Chain Management System and provide commodity procurement and supply chain strengthening support for the U.S. Government's global health programs worldwide. The Senior Supply Chain Advisor will: Provide technical direction and performance monitoring support to GHSCP implementing partners, proactively setting project goals, strategies, and work plans; monitoring work plan implementation. Serve as a key point of influence with USAID Missions, providing technical guidance for the development and implementation of country work plans implemented by GHSCP partners. Develop, advocate, and provide technical leadership for core-funded activities implemented with GHSCP partners. Country Support: Provide technical guidance to USAID Missions and their country partners (ministries, non-governmental organizations, donors, multilateral organizations, etc.) to strengthen supply chain systems for health programs in the public and private sectors, sharing leading practices and lessons learned for the design, implementation, and evaluation of supply chain strengthening activities. The focus will be on PRH priority countries and countries that are priorities for Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths, especially in Sub- Saharan Africa and Asia. Participate in GH country teams to support integration of supply chain strengthening in field programs, working through such processes as program designs and evaluations, and reviews of Mission Performance Plans and Reports and Health Implementation Plans. Support USAID Missions in their short- and long-term objectives for commodity donations, in order to ensure a reliable supply of family planning and related reproductive health products to clients in need. Global Leadership: Serve as a technical authority, staying abreast of and promoting new developments and best practices in area(s) of expertise through peer-reviewed literature, industry trade journals, professional conferences, and other avenues. Develop new and strengthen existing relationships with major donors, multilateral organizations, private foundations, international non-governmental organizations, commercial sector partners, and other international partners for supply chain strengthening. Foster improved communication, coordination, and collaboration with these partners in order to strengthen supply chain strengthening investments. Support outreach to the next generation of public health and supply chain professionals through, for example, university lectures, career panels at professional conferences, etc. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: Master's degree in supply chain management, industrial engineering, business administration, or closely related discipline, or equivalent professional experience. Minimum ten year's international experience strengthening supply chain systems in low- and middle-income countries, preferably for health programs or comparable private sector experience in supply chain management, e.g., commercial pharmaceutical distribution. Experience in project management and strategic planning. Knowledge of and experience working in the USAID operating environment, including Agency programming and procedures in Washington and in the field. High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy; analyze, develop and present work; and monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Open professional style, blending teamwork and participation with leadership and individual initiatives; a can-do orientation and service mindset; and effective team building skills and ability to work in diverse teams to achieve results. Exceptionally strong analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and creative thinking. Excellent oral communication and writing skills; ability to deeply understand technical details and effectively communicate strategic insights therefrom to leadership. Willingness to travel to USAID-supported countries, up to 40%. Strong Microsoft Office and Google applications skills. US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES: Professional certification(s) in procurement, logistics, and/or other relevant fields. Knowledge of or experience with global health partners who work on supply issues (WHO, UNICEF, GFATM, GAVI, etc.). Knowledge of and experience with family planning/ reproductive health programs, and with broader health system strengthening concepts, frameworks, and operational initiatives. Proficiency in French (most preferred), Spanish, or Portuguese. 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.

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DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director, Communications. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Serves as a strategic communications advisor to executive and senior leadership as well as geographical/ sectoral service units and departments. Provides counsel to advance external communications efforts to include FHI 360's brand positioning and organizational visibility relative to FHI 360's mission, expertise, work, and results. In this capacity, oversees the development of communications objectives and strategies that translate into programs, campaigns and activities that support corporate marketing efforts as well as individual programs. In collaboration with FHI 360 management and a multi-disciplinary communications team, works across the full communications spectrum to strategize, develop, promote and maintain: corporate communications assets such as the FHI 360 website and various social media properties; communications materials, tools and promotional activities to distinguish corporate offerings and showcase specialty expertise; traditional and social media programs and initiatives; issues and crisis management activities; global visibility through conferences, events and other external fora; and special initiatives that utilize innovation and technology to advance thought leadership and expertise. Also manages internal communications, to include working with leadership and various corporate service departments to ensure timely communication to team members globally, as well as leading initiatives to build and sustain a strong staff culture. Responsible for various administrative and management functions, including participation in organizational leadership meetings; creation/ management of annual communications budget; selection, development and management of communications personnel; and selection and oversight of vendor relationships to serve communications needs. Accountabilities: Oversees the development and implementation of the organization's communication strategy, plans, project priorities, and aligns in alignment with corporate strategic plan and department plans. Directs media outreaches, press strategies, press releases, responds to inquiries and publicizing the organization's programs, activities, and community involvement. Establishes and maintains digital media and community relations. Develops and monitors budgets, operational plans, training, and policies and procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the communications department. Creates and supports company business units with communication capacities, and ensuring a high international profile for their work. Serves on the Operations Management and Strategic Review Committees and other leadership teams as needed to provide expertise with strategic goals of the company. Identifies communications project priorities and introduces new innovations, technologies, and methods to improve quality and processes. Travel Requirements: 10%-25%. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or Related Field. Requires 10+ years of management in public relations or communications experience. Demonstrated experience in marketing and communications within public health or development. 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. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO). Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with public relations and communications. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to influence, motivates, negotiates and collaborates well with others. Certification in communications management or public relations is a plus. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: apply online at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14432/director%2c-communications/job. Vacancy no: 14432

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SENIOR COUNTRY 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 Country Advisor, Office of Country Support, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID/GH/CS). Background: The Bureau for Global Health (GH) is known for its technical expertise and its support to country programs in strategic planning, program development and talent management. Within GH, the Office of Country Support (OCS) supports the vision, implementation and analysis of Agency initiatives and priorities, including achieving an AIDS-Free Generation, Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths, USAID Forward, among others. OCS serves as a nexus for informing and coordinating with field programs and strategy development and implementation, and communicates directly with USAID mission health teams. OCS manages the USAID/Washington Country Health Team System ensuring strong, strategic support to the field. OCS undertakes analysis and documentation of Agency best practices, working closely with GH staff and across other Bureaus in USAID/Washington. The OCS functions are as follows: Coordinate strategic technical and program assistance, talent and knowledge management. Ensure high-quality information and advice on country context, issues and challenges; being on the forefront of identifying and supporting the resolution of emerging issues. Vanguard for sharing knowledge and influencing strategic reforms - ensuring interface and impact in country programs. Introduction: As a catalytic office working across GH and regional bureaus, OCS is a critical link for ensuring strong support and implementation of health programming. The Office plays an essential role as the primary contact, advocate and principal coordinator of health technical, strategic and programmatic support for USAID mission health programs and has two primary interrelated functions: 1) staff who work on tools, systems and policy related functions; and 2) staff who primarily support missions. The Office is led by a Director, two Team Leaders, and includes Regional Coordinators and Senior Country Advisors as well as several staff who focus on enhancing country support. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Within the Office of Country Support, each Senior Country Advisor takes the lead in providing strategic assistance to priority countries, leading one or more USAID Country Teams and serving on several other teams as Point of Contact for the Office. The Senior Country Advisor works across USAID/W with GH technical and program staff, regional bureau health teams, desk officers and with other bureaus (e.g. Program, Policy and Learning; Disaster, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, among others) to ensure high impact support for country programs. The Senior Country Advisor will focus on country support and country team leadership for selected countries; providing strategic and program assistance across countries; identifying and monitoring cross-cutting program practices and processes; and leading critical efforts for OCS and the GH Bureau with emphasis on fostering country engagement and input in strategic, programmatic and policy efforts. Under the Advisor's leadership, the USAID Country Team will provide strategic technical and programmatic expertise and ensure robust country-led, integrated health programs, identifying learning opportunities and ensure the learning is captured and disseminated through a variety of channels. The Senior Country Advisor will also provide assistance to missions needing program design assistance, developing concept papers, project appraisal documents (PADs), Requests for Assistance (RFA) and Request for Proposals (RFPs). The Senior Country Advisor may also provide support to Health Offices in the field by providing coverage or other TDY needs. Additionally, the incumbent will participate in other critical OCS and GH efforts. Senior Country Advisor's Terms of Reference: Provide strategic leadership and vision to ensure strong, responsive, strategic technical assistance to USAID missions. Identify, monitor and communicate best practices and bottlenecks for successful practices and programming. Lead USAID/W Country Teams and ensure areas of expertise are represented and integrated, and have an eye to ensuring and identifying appropriate synergies across programming. Serve as the OCS Point of Contact on Country Teams, and support the Country Team Lead to ensure areas of technical expertise are represented and integrated. As country expert/ institutional memory, provide in-depth knowledge of USAID/USG country health program, USAID mission portfolio and country historical/ socio-political context. For the USAID mission and headquarters, act as the first point of contact/ primary backstop in Washington and take lead on required briefers, taskers directly related to country's programming. Assure regular communication between the Mission and Agency Headquarters, informing and engaging Missions on key policy/ guidance and their implications for country health programs. Assure regular communications between Washington and the Country Team. Coordinate with other regional health and non-health technical bureaus including education, food security, democracy and governance, economic growth and other USAID initiatives. Proactively ensure lessons learned and success stories are documented and disseminated through appropriate channels, shared across countries, and identify opportunities for leveraging innovations. Advocate for support and other resources for countries, such as staffing, technical assistance, strategic support and budgetary resources, for a robust and successful health program. Elevate critical issues to OCS leadership for Front Office attention and follow-up. Participate in other cross-cutting efforts for OCS and the GH Bureau. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED The contractor must have: Minimum ten years working in global health, managing complex programming with partner governments, NGOs, USG government or private sector. Master's degree in public health or other relevant discipline. Minimum 5 - 10 years of substantive overseas experience, preferably in health or other related development sectors. Ability to travel 40-70% of the year. Knowledge of the theories and principles of global health, international development, or other related disciplines to analyze and evaluate factors and conditions involved in the administration of US foreign policy programs related to health. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of how to achieve public health development results in developing countries. Broad knowledge of Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, and/or health systems within an international context. Ability to identify and build appropriate linkages across sectors and with other USG initiatives and programs such as Feed the Future, Democracy and Governance, Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade is highly desired. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels particularly across USG agencies and with national and other development partners throughout the foreign policy community. Ability to provide expert advice and consultation to management officials with regard to the policy implications of issues and developments of Health within USAID strategic goals and priorities. Skills in oral and written communication to prepare and present analyses, provide guidance, solicit information, defend proposals and negotiate agreements. French language proficiency preferred. U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain a secret security clearance are required. 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.

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
BALTIMORE, MD

CMTP is seeking a Research Associate in Baltimore. The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) is an independent nonprofit dedicated to developing a health care system where everyone has the evidence they need to make informed health decisions. We believe that improvements in the quality and relevance of health research can change the trajectory of rising healthcare costs while sustaining innovation. As thought leaders in comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR), we work with a national and international network of patients, patient advocates, clinicians, policymakers, and payers to transform clinical research, provide methodological guidance, and shape health policy. With funding from government, industry, and foundations, CMTP breaks down traditional silos that too often divide researchers from patients and the real-world healthcare questions that need answering. The impact we seek: Better Evidence: Research that meaningfully involves all key healthcare stakeholders. Evidence reflective of real-world patients and practices. Better Decisions: Innovative, high-value technologies rapidly adopted and appropriately used in an increasingly resource-constrained environment. Evidence-based clinical advice delivered by health professionals and guideline committees. Coverage and reimbursement decisions based on value. Better Health: Improved public trust in research; Less uncertainty in everyday healthcare. For more information, please visit www.cmtpnet.org. Position Summary: Working independently and as part of a team, the Research Associate assists and supports project leaders and senior staff in one or more of CMTP's program areas. Responsibilities: Effectively organize people and/or resources to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in meeting project goals. Research clinical, methodological, and policy issues as they pertain to ongoing CMTP projects. Proofread and edit documents. Draft articles, memos, tables and figures. Support stakeholder engagement approach developed by CMTP to actively solicit the knowledge, experience and values of a broad range of individuals and organizations (including patients, clinicians, researchers, industry representatives, payers, and policymakers). Assist in the coordination and planning of events. Prepare meeting summaries. Track project expenses, complete project tasks in keeping with budgetary constraints. Other duties and tasks as assigned. Competencies: Analysis: Solves problems through analytical processes and reasoning; Consistency and Reliability; Project Management: Prioritizes work load and project needs based on deliverables; Judgment and Decision Making: Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Active Listening: Gives full attention to what others say, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate. Verbal Communication: Conveys information and ideas effectively; listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Written Communication: Conveys information and ideas effectively; understands information and ideas presented through written communications. Problem Sensitivity: Discerns when problems exist or are likely to occur and reacts appropriately; understands the need for urgency. Team Collaboration: Works effectively and cohesively with co-workers and other stakeholders. REQUIRES: Experience and Education: Master's degree in public health or health-focused public policy (or related field) or 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Experience interpreting medical or health services research literature. Experience in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and dynamic non-profit environment is required. Demonstrated analytic skills; some experience performing rudimentary statistical analysis desirable. Proven proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Exceptional ability and desire to deliver quality customer service. Advancement Opportunity: One step - Senior Research Associate; Two steps - Research Manager. Physical Demands and Work Environment: Continuous standing, walking, and sitting throughout the day. Some travel may be required, including out of state. Some light lifting of up to 25 pounds may be required. Continuous typing and viewing of a computer screen may be required. Must be able to calmly and effectively work with high stress situations. TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Ty Williams, Manager, HR & Administration, Center for Medical Technology Policy HR@cmtpnet.org. Please let us know where you saw this posting.

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