The Manager, Global Health manages and implements APHL activities related to support for the Global Health Security (GHS) and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The incumbent of this position coordinates with CDC In-country Laboratory Leads and the Director, Global Health Program to identify technical assistance needs, plan strategies and initiates and manage implementation for country project activities. The Manager enlists qualified APHL member and staff experts, and non-member experts, organizes project teams, monitors overall project performance and reports on project outcomes. The incumbent duties include writing scopes of work and requests for proposals, monitoring consultant and vendor contracts, coordinating logistical arrangements for international shipments of material, and review and evaluation of technical and non-technical reports prepared by consultants, Ministry of Health country staffs and international agencies. Incumbent duties also include reviewing and editing technical assistance reports, writing summary reports for newsletters and other publications, organizing advisory committee meetings and participating in planning for projects. This position will be responsible for maintaining communication with project sites, CDC and other partners by telephone, e-mail and direct meetings. Identifying experts required to provide technical assistance in project activities and responding to requests from APHL members for participation in project activities. The Manager will also be responsible for supervising several staff.
Duties & Responsibilities
Employment Standards- Education and Experience
Knowledge of: diagnosis of infectious diseases, statistical methods and project management. Microsoft Office, Word Perfect, PowerPoint, Access database software, email systems.
Skills: Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Access database software, email systems. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
Abilities: Ability to establish working relationships with diverse groups; ability to work independently; organize work projects and complete tasks within assigned timeframes.
Special Requirements: Demonstrated capability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines. International and domestic travel required (up to 35%).
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be exposed to outdoor weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment may vary from light to moderate depending on the location.
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