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TFGH BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Health, founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. Expertise includes neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases; vaccine safety, distribution and access; and health systems strengthening. For more information, visit www.taskforce.org.
Manages project management staff including project managers, project coordinators, and program assistants. This includes assessing training needs and approving assignments to projects. Works with the program leadership team to formulate project management policies and procedures. May manage projects. Ensures that project management is practiced in a consistently high-quality manner. Ensures that projects are completed on time and within budget. Liaises with funding partner project officers. Performs other related duties as required.
The principal mission of TEPHINET is to strengthen international public health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international public health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.
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 remote work status with notice to employee.
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