Emory

Director of Strategic and Technical Initiatives | TEPHINET

Job Number
82137
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Affiliated Organizations
Department
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Executive Leadership
Location : Name
Task Force for Global Health
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Decatur

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Description

The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its 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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Assumes a senior role in the planning, development, and implementation of various aspects of a complex global program.
  • Serves as a liaison and key spokesperson to various committees and organizations.
  • Leads policy formulation, strategy development, and management of daily operations.
  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies to design, implement and/or evaluate program-related projects and strategies that effectively address the public needs associated with the program. Conducts research, designs new initiatives, and writes publishable articles and papers.
  • Leads and provides technical oversight to TEPHINET’s priority programs including Emergency Response, Accreditation and Quality Improvement, Global Learning, and Network and Global Scientific Collaboration.
  • May write grant proposals, and prepare/present associated reports to funding organizations and to clients.
  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
  • May oversee the annual budget and other financial aspects of the program. 
  • May supervise staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

 

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • MD or PhD with training in public health, epidemiology, or related field and seven years of professional experience related to the program and previous supervisory and program/project management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • 5 years’ experience in strategic planning, program development, program management for international health programs at the senior level.
  • Ability to think conceptually, strategically, organizationally, and analytically and develop pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience working with public health professionals in developing countries.
  • Experience working with U.S. government agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese a plus.

 

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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