Project Manager | Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI)

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Regular Full-Time
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Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
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Business Operations
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The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize–the world's largest award of its kind–in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.


The Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE) works to assure all people have equal access to life-saving vaccines by expanding availability, supporting vaccine impact studies, and building de-livery systems that facilitate access in developing countries. CVE also serves as Secretariat for a number of global health partnerships that advance this mission.



The Project Manager will work directly with the Project Director and Center Deputy Director to ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget. The Project Manager is the focal point for project related information and serves as liaison with internal and external pro-team members assuring development, management, and monitoring of an integrated project plan.


Responsibilities include supporting and coordinating with various program and management stakeholders to define and capture their scopes of work, articulate work plans and timelines, and assure accurate tracking and timely reporting of key milestones, metrics and risk.

  • Acts as a liaison to partner organizations with a high level of diplomacy and tact, assuring external stakeholders are engaged and informed of project status and activities as defined by the Project Director.
  • Participates in problem solving and the resolution of operational issues.
  • Works with the Project Director and project team to develop an integrated project plan with key milestones, dependencies, timeline and resource needs.
  • Tracks and report project deliverables, performance and risk using Smartsheet.
  • Generates and disseminates project reports including meeting minutes, status and progress updates, and contributes to monthly, quarterly and annual reporting as needed.
  • Coordinates development of team meeting agendas, prepares minutes, status reports, meeting summaries and manages action items.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of project related contracts and sub-awards, tracks compliance, and reports variances.
  • Creates, submits, and processes invoices.
  • Supports expansion of the Partnership for Vaccine Introduction in new countries by supporting the project team in assessing requirements and facilitating communications related to vaccine supply chain.
  • Serves as focal point with vaccine manufacturers and other suppliers, shipping partners and country representatives to coordinate vaccine shipments and related paperwork including contracts, Memoranda of Understanding and Terms of Reference.
  • Communicates with recipient countries to confirm receipt of vaccine shipments.
  • Manages data on vaccine donations and valuation; provides timely reports to Task Force finance staff as requested.


  • Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



  • 25% domestic and/or international


  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated


  • Six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.



  • A degree in public health related field or project management.
  • Project management experience in the development and integration of work plans is preferred.
  • An ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred, but not required. 
  • Experience with healthcare delivery in the developing world preferred.
  • Experience with Smartsheet software is desired.
  • Proven ability to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.


The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Want to learn more about The Task Force for Global Health, visit our TFGH Video Gallery

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