April 28, 2015 | Job Opportunities

  1. Position: Senior Program Manager –Imagine No Malaria Initiative

Organization: General Board of Global Ministries

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Atlanta; New York, NY    USA

SUMMARY: Manage one direct program staff – INM Grants Officer. •Oversee at least three Technical Review Panel (TRP) Grant Meetings each year. •Technically support at least two major INM programs in Africa each year. •Develop and implement annual INM program work plan and budget. •Work with INM Grants Officer to produce one INM Impact Report each year. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Manage the INM Grants officer to Oversee the Imagine No Malaria (“INM”) grant process: from providing guidance on program design to grant applicants and managing the external technical review panel, to overseeing grant execution and supporting the monitoring and impact evaluation of the portfolio. This includes they direct management of an INM grants officer. •Provide capacity-strengthening and technical support to African UMC health boards and UMCOR Field Offices to ensure the submission of effective and impactful malaria control strategies. •Manage the INM Grants officer to organize at least one annual health forum for technical exchange and skills reinforcement between INM grant recipients. •Serve as a liaison and strategist to the Imagine No Malaria Fundraising Campaign and Executive Committee (serves as a staff member of that committee). This includes communications and reporting responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: •A Bachelor’s Degree or Masters’ Degree in Public Health, Medicine or Nutritional Sciences. Also Public Administration, Development, International Policy or Relations with adequate experience. •Strong knowledge of best practices and approaches to community-based primary health care and/or maternal and child survival initiatives. Ability to communicate in French, Portuguese or Swahili. •At least three (3) years’ experience developing and implementing global/community health programming, malaria control and grants management. At least 1 year living and working internationally. Previous management experience.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The General Board of Global Ministries is a religious, non-profit organization of the United Methodist Church, which promotes, supports and maintains mission as a sign of God’s presence in the world.

How to apply: Please apply through this link: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/re quisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=298

 For further information: Please contact Meghan O’Sullivan, Senior Program Manager – Imagine No Malaria Initiative at mosullivan@umcmission.org.

 

  1. Position: Health Systems Officer

Organization: General Board of Global Ministries

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Atlanta; New York, NY    USA

SUMMARY: To support the “Imagine No Malaria” program in its health system strengthen Initiative, as part of the overall Global Health Initiative of the UMC. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • UMC Health System Assessment and Needs Analysis.
  • Health System Strategic Plan review and update.
  • Update capacity building resources and operational guidelines for the health boards.
  • Development and oversight of the HSS Budget.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Evaluate and manage grants designed to improve health system performance in a variety of countries. This may include reviewing letters of inquiry and grant proposals; providing clear analysis and recommendations for funding as well progress reports for existing grants for review by Global ministries leadership. •Develop and implement capacity building strategies to improve Episcopal and Conference based health boards’ performance in implementing programs to improve health care delivery in the UMC network of hospitals and clinics in developing countries. •Advance the “Imagine No Malaria” work on health systems support by helping to identifying health financing options and building relationships with appropriate partners to support sustainability. •Collaborate with other GBGM global health programs and other partners to maximize impact of projects , mutual agreed upon goals and objectives and ensure optimal learning. This may include joint site visits, providing operational guidance and facilitating meetings of key stakeholders. •Provide expert advice and analysis of health systems and financing for health boards in developing countries.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master level degree in Health Administration/Management, MBA, Health Economics, Medicine, Public Health, Health Policy or related field. •A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in health systems, ideally in middle and low income countries. Country experience in Francophone Africa is a plus. •Expertise in at least three of the following health system domains: health care administration and management, service delivery, health care financing, health management information, human resources, governance, policy, role of the non-state sector. •Experience working with non-profit organization working with developing country leadership on health system strengthening. •Proven experience developing and managing projects requiring extensive internal and external collaboration. •Demonstrated ability to work with efficiency and diplomacy, particularly as part of a team effort, as well as flexibility and ability to adjust to changing circumstances. •Ability to speak French is a plus. •Ability to travel up to 40% domestically and internationally. •Willingness to relocate.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The General Board of Global Ministries is a religious, non-profit organization of the United Methodist Church, which promotes, supports and maintains mission as a sign of God’s presence in the world.

How to apply: Please apply through this link: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/re quisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=298

 For further information: Please contact Meghan O’Sullivan, Senior Program Manager– Health Systems Officer at mosullivan@umcmission.org.

 

  1. Position: Research Associate 1

Organization: The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Newark DE USA

SUMMARY: CRESP seeks a Research Associate to work closely with the CRESP research team on a variety of research, evaluation, and outreach activities. The Research Associate will be responsible for supporting operations and tasks on multiple research projects and coordinating production of proposals for new research. Major Responsibilities: – Participate in the design and development of research projects including identifying funding opportunities, designing and implementing data collection – Data entry for both quantitative data (e.g., using SAS, SPSS, or Stata) and qualitative data (e.g., using Dedoose). – Supporting Co-author research reports and academic manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. – Engage in outreach activities including updating CRESP websites, drafting press releases and communicating research results with multiple audience audiences through written materials and in-person presentations. – Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree. – Knowledge of and experience with research/evaluation procedures preferred. – Ability to use computer application in data analysis and reporting (using SPSS, Excel, PowerPoint). – Strong written and verbal communication skills. – Strong ethic and commitment to missions. – Special Requirements: This position may require travel.

How to apply: When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one document. Also, please remember to provide names, addresses and telephone number of at least three references in the online application.

 For further information: Please contact Layne Humphrey at layne@udel.edu.                             Phone: (443)756-6707.

 

  1. Position: Program Manager

Organization: VillageReach

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Seattle,  WA    USA

SUMMARY: The Program Manager is based in the Seattle headquarters of VillageReach, although frequent international travel is necessary. The position is part of the Health Systems Group, but will collaborate closely with the Information Systems Group on logistics and information system projects in Francophone countries. The successful candidate will be a person motivated by mission, by a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial environment, and by the understanding that his or her contribution can and will impact the success of VillageReach. Primary Responsibilities include: Lead VillageReach’s last mile supply chain, information system, and immunization strengthening programs, with a focus on executing and growing engagements in Francophone countries. •Manage and execute health supply chain and data management programs including designing and conducting assessments, implementing field trials, supporting supply chain modeling exercises, and providing technical assistance to implementation; •Manage relationships with partners and funders to ensure on-time completion of high quality program deliverables that meet program requirements; •Monitor program implementation and refine program strategies and plans accordingly; •Analyze health, logistics, and socioeconomic data for program design, business case development, and program monitoring; •Contribute both strategically and tactically to the analysis and development of supply chain and information systems engagements; •Mentor and manage less experienced/junior employees with the goal of developing their skills, experience, and ability to contribute to VillageReach work; •Cultivate VillageReach’s relationships with external organizations to influence their approach to logistics and health systems strengthening, as well as to build new engagements for VillageReach; and •Contribute to the ongoing refinement and dissemination of VillageReach’s work including cultivating a sophisticated understanding of the key stakeholders in the field VillageReach operates in and staying up-to-date about significant initiatives in the space;

QUALIFICATIONS: Commitment to the mission. Passion for the mission of VillageReach, including strong commitment to global health, and a belief in the role of private sector solutions to augment public health systems. •Significant global health experience. Experience in global health and/or development program design, implementation and technical assistance. Experience with supply chain, human resources development, and information systems in low-income countries. Experience working with rural health facilities and in medical logistics. •Strong project management and program implementation skills, with experience in low-income countries. Strong project management skills, experience with building and managing budgets, allocating human resources, and forecasting work plans. Proven track record of ability to independently execute complicated projects with multiple stakeholders. Experience working internationally in low-income countries with a variety of stakeholders, including experience working with Ministries of Health. •Communication and interpersonal skills. Strong communication and cross-cultural management skills for working with local and international staff. Open mindedness to accommodate the non-traditional mix of disciplines within VillageReach and interpersonal skills to work effectively in partnership with others in the organization. •Writing and analytical skills. Superb writing skills and the ability to assemble, distill and analyze all necessary information for decision-making and presentations. •Personal qualities. Energy, intelligence, diplomacy, sound practical judgment and the ability to work independently without supervision.

Further Requirements •Excellent written and verbal communication in English and French required; •Ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with government partners, donors, and peer organizations and VillageReach staff in local and overseas offices; •Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs; •Strong oral and presentation-level communication skills; •Ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a small team and geographically dispersed team; and. •Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks, problem-solve, and work under pressure. Education Requirements •An MPH, MPA, MBA or equivalent degree preferred and at least seven to ten years of direct program experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience is required.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: VillageReach is a non-profit global health innovator that develops, tests, implements and scales new solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life- saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities.

How to apply: To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working at VillageReach to our online portal: http://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Villa geReach/default.html VillageReach is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

 For further information: Please contact Bridget Dunn, Program Manager, at info@villagereach.org. Phone: 2065121530.

 

  1. Position: Sentinel Laboratory Biosafety Officer (SLBO)

Organization: Georgia Department of Health

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Atlanta, GA    USA

SUMMARY: The position is a (3) three-year temporary appointment. Statewide Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the incumbent is to develop and implement a comprehensive statewide biologocal safety program for Georgia’s sentinel laboratories, thereby enhancing institutional biosafety-related objectives and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines, policies, and directives. The incumbent functions as GDPH’s subject matter expert (SME) for biological safety in the state of Georgia. Inspects sentinel laboratories in Georgia for compliance with regulations and guidelines pertaining to the use, handling, and disposal of potential biohazards and recombinant DNA; coordinates the review and investigation of all biosafety accidents, and reviews and approves corrective action plans, or makes recommendations for more appropriate corrective measures. Actively participates in external meetings and organizations, and maintains liaison with professional counterparts in other institutions. Also participates in, and provides leadership to, internal committees such as the GPHL Biosafety Committee. Reviews activities involving biohazardous materials and recombinant DNA, and recommends modifications to ensure safe practices; provides guidance to perform follow-up as appropriate. Develops comprehensive biosafety educational and outreach programs for sentinel clinical laboratories; informs and educates staff and other constituencies regarding biosafety issues. Provides technical guidance in the development of safety plans for grant applications. Advises facilities regarding technical and programmatic issues involving laboratory biosafety design and maintenance. Develops and implements emergency response procedures for incidents involving biohazardous agents and materials, and maintains Incident Action Plan for biohazards; develops medical surveillance criteria for activities involving biohazards and related materials; responds to biohazardous materials incidents as appropriate.

Local (GPHL) Responsibilities

Develops and implements, with input from the GPHL Training Coordinator/Local Biosafety officer, a biological safety program for the GPHL facilities to align with the statewide biosafety program and objectives. Validates training materials prepared by the GPHL’s training coordinator/Local Biosafety officer for quality control, and monitors the delivery of biosafety education and training to GPHL staff that work with, or have potential for exposure to, biological pathogenic agents. Monitors all GPHL training involving the use of hazardous biological materials and recombinant DNA molecules for compliance with appropriate regulations, policies, procedures, and best practices. Provides guidance to the GPHL Training Coordinator as appropriate. Coordinates the transfer of select agents to and from GPHL laboratories with the local biosafety officer, monitors use of toxins covered by the CDC’s Select Agent ruling. Statewide and locally: Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of biosafety principles, policies, and procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Federal and State regulations governing biological and biomedical activities in a clinical laboratory.
  • Skilled in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of NIH Recombinant DNA guidelines, CDC regulations for microbial pathogens, and relevant USDA, EPA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Program development and management skills.
  • Ability to supervise and/or train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Investigative and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging issues and trends in the area of Biosafety.
  • Skilled in budget preparation and fiscal management.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related field from an accredited college or university. Three years of full-time professional level experience in application of biological safety principles and practices. One year experience applying expert knowledge of regulatory requirements for biological materials and dealing with relevant federal, state and local regulatory agencies (DHS, DHHS, DOD, OSHA, USDA), preferably as a biosafety officer for an institution. Valid drivers’ license required. The position is a (3) three-year temporary appointment. Preferred Qualifications • Certified Biosafety Professional exam (CBSP) highly preferred. • Certification as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist, MT (ASCP) or equivalent is desirable. • Ability to travel throughout the state up to 50% of the time.

How to apply: PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ON THIS SITE. YOU MUST APPLY AT www.dph.georgia.gov. In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on “About DPH” and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application. ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AT www.dph.georgia.gov

 For further information: Please contact Human Resources GA DPH,  Sentinel Laboratory Biosafety Officer (SLBO) at dph-hr@dph.ga.gov.

 

  1. Position: Program Officer

Organization: Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Baltimore, MD    USA

SUMMARY: The Program Officer (PO) is responsible for providing technical assistance for the development, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of country and regional activities. Provides a variety of administration and substantive tasks for a project or group of projects concerned with providing technical and financial assistance to teams in the field of health communication. The PO I provides on-site administrative and programmatic support to Team Lead, Senior Program Officers, Program Officers, and other personnel, and provides technical support in the field (requiring international travel). The primary duties and responsibilities of the job: Leadership: Model CCP’s desired practices in knowledge management, communication, and use of technology. Cultivate donors connections and seek new opportunities for CCP’s growth. Supervision: This position has no assigned supervisory duties, but may assist in guiding/mentoring Program Coordinator and Program Specialist staff. Assist in orienting and training all new staff members using standard CCP training. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Technical Assistance: Provide in-country technical assistance in several areas including needs assessments, strategy development, message and material development, project design & implementation. Initiate own travel arrangements through Safe Harbors and completion of reports, travel & expense reimbursement requests and related tasks in Hopkins One in a timely manner.

Knowledge Management: Participate in one Community of Practice, and complete at least two JHU training courses (1-3 day programs) related to job duties (as discussed & approved by your supervisor) each year. Courses are offered through JHU Training & Education, Career Management Program, or related departments. Submit (or ensure field has submitted) all materials produced in programs you backstop to the MMC. Update portions of CCP website that contain information on programs you backstop as needed, at least quarterly. Submit materials for inclusion on the CCP internal knowledge management system. Identify materials on that system that are out-of-date. Curate or assist in curating a section of the CCP internal knowledge management system. Write up and share minutes of all non-confidential formal meetings using CCP standard procedure.

Backstopping: Provides backstopping support to one or more country offices, including maintaining regular contact with field offices and ensuring a smooth flow of information between activities in the home office (Baltimore) and field offices. Provide backstopping to other country projects as assigned, including finalizing contractual issues and procuring equipment. Prepare annual reports, budgets and work plans for country programs. Develop regional and country specific strategies, projects and activities. Prepare and follow-up on activity approvals, subcontracts, and other paperwork necessary. Monitor and provide updates and reports on country projects to senior staff, CCP leadership. Act as an advocate/intermediary for field offices. Represent region/division internally at the center and in contacts with USAID, government health ministries, international donors, non-governmental organizations, or other sponsors/leaders. Review financial reports and statements, work closely with Financial Administration team. Facilitate timely transfer of funds. Ensure compliance with CCP and USAID requirements. Or the requirements of specific donors and partner organizations. Prepare special documents, professional presentations, and proposals. Respond to routine correspondence.

Administration: Support programs with Hopkins One actions as needed. Format, edit, and produce documents and presentations as needed. Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of CCP’s Mission and Values, and participate in active business development/marketing initiatives as appropriate. Should keep abreast of Federal, State, and Local law, as well as JHU policies as they apply to their job duties and responsibilities.

External Relations and Outreach: Develop professional networks as appropriate to your job, to include colleagues from other public, private, and non-profit organizations and share contact points with CCP’s proposal development teams. Proactively explore and identify proposal development and business expansion opportunities. Communicate new business opportunities and contacts to supervisors and leadership. Participate on proposal development as needed. This is a general description of the required job duties which does not include additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree (M.A., MHS, MPH). Three years relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Field experience in the Middle East region. Work experience in the maternal and child health field. Computer Skills: Advanced Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Intermediate Excel. Able to travel internationally, as needed.
How to apply: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65989. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. AA/EEOE

 For further information: Please contact Bloomberg School of Public Health Divisional HR, Program Officer, at 410-955-3006.

 

  1. Position: Analyst/Health Scientist, Medical Countermeasure, CDC

Organization: The Tauri Group

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Medical Countermeasure Analyst/Health Scientist CDC, Atlanta GA

SUMMARY: Avanti Placements is seeking an urgent fill for a position at the CDC in Atlanta GA. To help mitigate the current gap in readiness for use of MCMs in a mass casualty incident involving high dose radiation exposure by hiring a full time Master’s level health scientist/researcher to conduct a comprehensive review of expectations of CDC in the distribution and use of MCMs for mass radiation exposure events; the current ability of CDC to fulfill its expected role; the roles and responsibilities that state and local health departments will expect of CDC, and the subject matter expertise needed. The review will also include the roles of other US Department of Health and Human Services entities, e.g. ASPR and BARDA. The contractor will also develop and implement an internal CDC process for the creation of regulatory and informational materials for use of radiation MCMs. The process should assure coordination of different CDC groups and ability to develop work products within established time frames. Finally, the contractor will complete background work needed to develop the clinical guidance for use of anti- neutropenic agents. The work in developing guidance for use of MCMs is extensive. Similar work to create materials for infectious agents has included literature reviews, input of SMEs, and workshops to facilitate exchange of information among diverse stakeholders including: local, state, and federal public health programs; clinicians; and others responding to incidents. The contractor will support the work of CDC’s Regulatory Affairs Office by providing subject matter expert review of regulatory requirements (EUA/IND) that need to be developed.

 QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in the readiness in regards to mass casualty incidents involving radiation exposure. – Master’s Degree at a minimum. – CDC work experience is preferred, BUT NOT required. – Ability to perform literature reviews on infectious agents and use workshops to facilitate exchange of information among diverse stakeholders including local, state, federal public health programs. – Conduct a comprehensive review of expectations of CDC in the distribution and use of MCMs for mass radiation exposure events; the current ability of CDC to fulfill its expected role; the roles and responsibilities that state and local health departments will expect of CDC, and the subject matter expertise needed.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Tauri Group, an innovator in analytical consulting, applies creative, responsive problem solving to homeland security, defense, and space enterprises. Government agencies and multinational contractors trust our objectivity and vision. They know we bring the leading minds in homeland security, technology, aerospace, arms control, public health, and more to tackle issues with no easy answers. Our projects are at the forefront of today’s world of security, defense, science, and technology.

How to apply: Please send resume to: DDyke@taurigroup.com

 For further information: Please contact Debbie Dyke,  Analayt/Health Scientist, Medical Countermeasure, CDC at 703-6832883.

 

  1. Position: Clinical Research Nurse

Organization: MotherToBaby Georgia at Emory University School of Medicine

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY: Job Description: MotherToBaby Georgia is a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) supported by Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The MotherToBaby counselor will provide evidence-based information to pregnant women, mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include providing information (typically by telephone) about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, supporting growth of the service, and participating in OTIS/MotherToBaby education and research initiatives. Other responsibilities include providing presentations, workshops, in-services and participating in Teratology Society and OTIS meetings/activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Background in nursing, genetic counseling, or health education is required. Master’s degree and two years of experience preferred. Experience in preconception/prenatal counseling desired. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.

How to Apply: Please apply through Emory Human Resources for Position #51305BR, Clinical Research Nurse I. IN addition, please email resume to Dr. Coles at ccoles@emory.edu.

For further information: Please contact Claire D. Coles, Ph.D.,  Clinical Research Nurse at ccoles@emory.edu.

 

  1. Position: Scientist

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative

Posting date: April 24, 2015

Location: Boston, MA    USA

SUMMARY: Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other illnesses. Based on the premise that business oriented strategy can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective local management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.

The Laboratory Services Team (LST) is a key source of support for Ministries of Health and CHAI’s country teams, and works to address barriers to access and foster a healthy competitive marketplace for essential diagnostic testing. LST plays the lead role in coordinating work globally on access to diagnostics, working closely with diagnostics manufacturers, governments, and multilateral organizations to lower prices, increase access to testing, and accelerate the entry and uptake of new innovative products. Job requirements include:

  • Serve as a key technical advisor to CHAI country teams and in-country and global partners on the evaluation and adoption of new diagnostic products and their integration into existing lab networks.
  • Assist Ministries of Health to build capacity to develop evaluation protocols, establish minimum quality standards for new products, perform technical evaluations to drive regulatory approvals and ensure that new technologies perform accurately, and assist with analysis and writing of scientific reports.
  • Collaborate with international technical partners to accelerate local and international regulatory approval, establish internationally accepted technical standards for new products, and advocate for normative guidance on the use of new POC products
  • Assist Ministries of Health in the development of POC testing policies and national implementation plans, and the creation of training material and programs.
  • Provide technical advice to governments and other partners on the creation of operational systems to support the wide-scale implementation of new POC diagnostic products and ensure high quality testing, including training and quality assurance programs
  • Assist LST to manage global supplier relationships through the sharing of minimum quality standards and technical requirements, and technical advice on product design.
  • Provide remote and in-country technical assistance to CHAI country teams and governments in support of work streams related to POC diagnostics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills
  • Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills
  • Ability to handle multiple work streams simultaneously and work independently
  • Available for up to 75% travel
  • Preferred experience: Master’s degree, PhD, and/or MD in microbiology, virology, immunology, epidemiology, or related biomedical field, plus 5-10 years work experience
How to apply: Apply Online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/w8nfj33.

 For further information: Please contact Human Resources, Scientist.

 

  1. Position: Environmental Health Specialist I

Organization: Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments

Posting date: April 23, 2015

Location: Lawrenceville, GA    USA

SUMMARY: General Nature of Duties: Under direct supervision and in a training status, performs restaurant inspections, and complaint investigations for the Public Health Division. Assists in implementation of countywide programs for compliance, monitoring, enforcement and corrective action in conjunction with environmental health laws, rules and regulations. May serve as compliance officer and liaison between Public Health agencies and facilities, municipalities, institutions, organizations and county and state agencies. Interprets Local, State, and Federal environmental health laws and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Training and Experience: Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which included at least 40 quarter hours, 27 semester hours of laboratory sciences OR Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field. 3 Year Motor Vehicle Report and Copy of Official College Transcript must be submitted with application. Motor Vehicle Report must contain less than 3 violations in the past 3 years.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments continuously monitors the health status of the community to identify health problems, educate the public on ways to reduce health risks, and promote better health through individual contact and media interactions. We regularly participate in and mobilize community groups to develop policies and action plans to improve the health of the people in the community. The health department enforces laws, regulations, and ordinances that protect health and ensure safety. Working together to provide these vitally important, essential public health services, we can improve the quality of life for everyone in the community and state. For more detailed information, please visit our website at www.GNRHealth.com

How to Apply: FAX or MAIL a completed application* to: Melanie O’Steen – HR Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments PO BOX 897 Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Fax # 770-277-2089. We do not accept resumes without a fully completed Application for Employment. Applications may be downloaded at www.GNRHealth.com. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM ON THE DAY OF DEADLINE. Due to the volume of applications/resumes, we are unable to provide information regarding status over the telephone. NO NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT EXCEPT TO THOSE APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS.

For further information: Please contact Melanie OSteen, Human Resources at melanie.osteen@gnrhealth.com.