-Manage projects related to the ASCP’s cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to create and provide laboratory training in the PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) countries.
-Collaborate with Center for Global Health (CGH) leadership and other Managers in the planning, development and implementation of systems necessary to successfully meet ASCP’s commitments within the cooperative agreements.
-Serve as primary ASCP staff contact for assigned PEPFAR countries. Provide onsite staff support and ASCP representation during out-of-country training sessions.
-Provide logistical and administrative support to ASCP content experts and trainers designated to travel abroad and deploy the training initiatives.
Roles and Responsibilities
Project Implementation and Management: Global Public Health Grants Portfolio
Oversee and manage the activities related to the successful implementation of training sessions and workshops in designated PEPFAR countries. Work closely with in-country leadership and CDC staff to plan, develop and deploy pre-training evaluation, training event, and post-training evaluation for the assigned PEPFAR countries.
Serve as the ASCP staff representative and spokesperson during in-country evaluation and/or training events in assigned PEPFAR countries.
Work closely with the Scientific Program Manager to identify training needs and inform the development of updated tools or training curricula.
Write quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on assigned country activities and is responsible for learning and maintaining proficiency in USG grant reporting systems.
Develop budgets based on PEPFAR country Scopes of Work. Create modified or supplemental budgets as requested. Monitor budgets of assigned countries.
Communicate and collaborate with CGH consultants responsible for conducting in-country training sessions and workshops.
Helps solve all travel related problems and logistics.
Maintains a positive and calm attitude with consultants and stakeholders in high stress situations.
ASCP Center for Global Health Operations
Support development and revision of informational, briefing, marketing and reporting publications in collaboration with CGH and communications staff
Work with CGH Leadership to identify and implement process improvements in order to continually improve the quality of ASCP’s management processes and systems
Strategic Partnerships and Grant Writing
Collaborate with CGH leadership to identify new strategic partners and new funding opportunities to expand the ASCP global public health grants portfolio.
Builds new relationships with potential stakeholders in-country and where the opportunity arises.
Promotes all CGH products and services to stakeholders and potential consultants. Well-versed and able to accurately and articulately describe all training programs, technical assistance opportunities, and pre-service opportunities.
Support leadership in the development of new grants, contracts, and subcontracts.
Assist in the implementation of new global public health opportunities as identified by the Center for Global Health leadership.
Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree in public health, microbiology, medical laboratory sciences, or a related field, or 2 years of experience working in the international public health field is requested
Working knowledge of USG regulations (CDC, USAID, etc.) as well as bilateral and multilateral funders (UN agencies, Global Fund, DFID) preferred
Experience working in association or non-profit environment preferred
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in written and spoken English required; advanced competency in other languages is preferred (specifically French, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese)
Must be an effective public speaker and able to present to audiences that could include funders, partners, MoH staff, or academic/professional conference settings.
Comfortable working with ambiguity and rapid shifts in priorities
Proven ability to prioritize project and work independently as well as in groups, managing multiple priorities
Excellent cross-cultural interpersonal skills. Proven ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients and consultants; experience living and/or working in developing countries strongly desired
Experience writing grant proposals and working with bilateral and multilateral agencies and large foundations is strongly desirable
Exceptional organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills required
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with donors, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators and staff at all levels of the organization
Requires intermediate to expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Word, Except and PowerPoint
Requires flexible schedule as occasional early morning and evening work is required to support in-country consultants and staff
Ability to travel domestically and internationally to provide short-term technical assistance or project management support, as needed (up to 25%)
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Our society offers a generous salary and benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental & vision plans and various other voluntary benefit plans. Competitive paid leave & flexible work/life programs. We have an excellent employer-paid annuity plan, and much more.
Our organization provides certifications, continuing education, publications, legislative advocacy and valuable members...hips for pathologists and medical laboratory professionals.
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