The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Program Manager - PHIA Country Management and Operations (International Program Manager) . The Population-based household HIV/AIDS Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys collect data to guide HIV treatment programs through national household surveys which measure national and subnational prevalence and the progress towards the UNAIDS' 95-95-95 goals.
The primary purpose for this position is to provide operations support to ensure the HIV/AIDS household-based surveys are conducted with high quality and are efficient and timely This position provides support to country office start up and continuity of effective and efficient operations to ensure administration processes support the technical objective. The position will work closely with the Project Director and Program Manger Finance and Program Manager Global Supply Chain. The University of Maryland School of Medicine is currently comprised of a global team of more than 500 personnel in sub-Saharan Africa.
Significant (50%) travel to sub-Sahara Africa is required.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which 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.
Responsible for implementing the work plan to establish new offices. New offices include establishing financial, human resources, commodities and logistic systems, processes and local hires.
Provide programmatic support and the development of effective and efficient administrative tools linking technical with operations.
Oversee the day-to-day administrative teams to achieve objectives and milestones. Engage in budget formulation, justification and contract development processes.
Maintains/or assists with human resources and financial tracking systems, and assists in the design and maintenance of costing data.
Assists technical staff to ensure that the administrative information is available for their technical reports.
Participates in all relevant technical and managerial meetings to assist in country management duties.
Provides short term backstopping support of country offices.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in related field. MBA preferred.
Experience: Four (4) years of program oversight including program planning, budget, and coordination. International program experience is preferred.
Supervisory Experience: N/A
Skills and Abilities:
Strong leadership and administrative skills, which may include documentation/presentation review, project analysis, and technical and programmatic administrative support activities.
Must be well-organized, experienced in multi-tasking situations and highly motivated including strong attention to detail.
Excellent written and communication skills and confidence interfacing with government and non-government officials.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, Smartsheet and Vision.
Able to manage various operational activities in support of one or more programs, based upon knowledge of programs objectives and requirements.
Experience in project administration and management procedures preferred.
Language: English, fluent in French is a plus.
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.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1437F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine
Job Posting: Jul 31, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 153542
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
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