Project Coordinator | TEPHINET

Project Coordinator | TEPHINET

Job summary

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.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

Coordinates the project planning process. Provides programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time. Coordi-nates logistical arrangements for related conferences, conventions or meetings. May manage a project independently. May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing funding strategies and initiatives. Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports. Rep-resents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements. May write grants, reports, briefings, newsletters, promotional or other written material related to the project. Performs relat-ed responsibilities as required.

 

TEPHINET BACKGROUND:

 

The principal mission of TEPHINET is to strengthen international pub-lic health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international public health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Manages a project.
  • Coordinates the strategic planning process and monitors progress toward achieving project goals.
  • Assists in developing, administering and monitoring project related budgets.
  • Coordinates logistical arrangements for related conferences, conventions or meetings.
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing funding strategies and initiatives.
  • Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports.
  • Represents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements.
  • May write grants, reports, briefings, newsletters, promotional or other written material related to the project.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, as-sisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.

 

Knowledge Management:

 

  • Collects and reports on data from projects and programs to contribute to newsletter arti-cles, papers and presentations.
  • Collects or develops concept papers and assists in the creation and submission of grant applications.
  • Coordinates the updating of relevant content on TEPHINET project and related web pag-es and shared project files.

 

Conference Support:

  • Provides support to the Conference/Abstract Coordinator as needed for management of the abstracting cycle and selection of moderators/judges/reviewers for presentations at TEPHINET regional and global conferences.
  • May collaborate with the Senior Associate Director of Science and Events Manager to support activities during TEPHINET’s regional and global conferences.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or related.
  • Fluent in French, both written and spoken.
  • Experience with donor funded projects, preferably with international NGOs and, project management support.
  • Proficient in Excel, Google Forms, Smartsheet.

 

 

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.