The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for International Program Director . The Director of Health Programs - for Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) will be full time on ground in Burundi or Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and funciton as the Project Director (PD) of the Burundi or DRC PHIA. He/she will provide overall programmatic, technical leadership, and managerial oversight for the household-based HIV/AIDS survey. The PD will lead the team and be in charge of the technical aspects of the survey to ensure that the project achieves its objectives and targets through effective management and collaboration with Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health (MOH), and other key stakeholders and partners and provide on ground leadership for the project. This position is based in Burundi or DRC. The PD will report to the Principal investigator and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Design and oversee survey work plan.
Provide programmatic support and direction to the PHIA surveys to advance complex international survey agenda
Work with the PIs to develop, organize, communicate, and implement strategic vision for PHIA
Contribute to writing, editing and reviewing manuscripts, reports, posters, and presentation.
Create a cohesive work team that works collaboratively to achieve PHIA goals. Provide technical support and oversee the recruitment, performance, and training of PHIA staff and continually reviews strengths and weaknesses of staff to maintain a well-trained, highly involved, and motivated team. Handle complaints, resolve conflicts, and active in the grievance process. Bridge administrative and technical teams for efficiency.
Bridge administrative and technical teams for efficiency
Oversee the development of all SOPs and manuals
Provide technical input to contracts, etc.
Liaise with MoH and CDC/USAID/DOD
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in a related field of expertise.
Experience: Six (6) years working in an appropriate field with at least two (2) years of experience of overall responsibility for program direction, coordination and implementation. International program experience is preferred.
Supervisory: Prior supervision of others preferred.
Preferred: MBBS or PhD and International survey experience is preferred.
Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1437G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Oct 7, 2019
Unposting Date: Oct 29, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 135221
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