Project Director is needed at ICAP (Columbia University)
JOB TITLE: Project Director
Job No.: 492869
Work Type: Full Time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support
- ICAP at Columbia University seeks experienced and qualified experts to serve as Project Director (PD) for several proposed CDC-funded projects related to improving and protecting global health security through developing capacities of government health ministries, institutions, and local partners; strengthening health information and surveillance systems; and promoting initiatives that support International Health Regulations (IHR) core competencies.
- ICAP is recruiting five PDs who will provide strategic leadership, oversee the design, planning, and implementation of project activities, and lead a team of experts to successfully implement the CDC-funded projects.
- Each PD will ensure that project activities are effectively supported in the technical, programmatic, financial, and administrative domains.
- The PD positions will lead projects based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania. The positions are subject to a successful funding application and final approval by the CDC.
- Advanced degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related fields.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:
- At least 10 years of experience leading or directing large-scale multi-million dollar, multi-country international health or development projects in resource-limited contexts related to any or all of the following areas: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response.
- Demonstrated understanding of the Global Health Security Agenda Joint External Evaluation (JEE) indicators, outbreak investigation, and response.
- Proven capabilities in strategic and operational planning, managing a diverse team of technical and support staff as well as budgeting, managing, designing, implementing, and evaluating.
- Extensive knowledge and understanding of the country context in general and public health situation, in particular, is required.
- Demonstrated diplomatic and communication skills to liaise and advocate with governments, donors, thought leaders, and other key stakeholders and implementing agencies.
- Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of population-based and/or facility-based data in developing countries
- Demonstrated competence working within CDC or similar regulations and procedures
- Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with the U.S. government, other bilateral and/or multilateral donor agencies, and with host-country governments
|Deadline||20th April, 2020.|