Sr. Program Associate | Children Without Worms

Sr. Program Associate | Children Without Worms

Job summary

Description

The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening.

 

Children Without Worms (CWW) is an international non-governmental public health program of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH). CWW supports global efforts to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in people at high-risk of infection.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master’s degree in a field related to the program (e.g., MSc, MPH, MBA) 3-5 years of experience in international programs
  • 2-3 years of work experience in low income countries
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Proficiency in one of the following languages preferred: Amharic, Arabic, French, Portuguese, or Spanish
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: ARC GIS; biostatistical methods (especially survey design and interpretation); business management
  • Experience in partner relations
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Ability to undertake domestic and international travel (15-25%), including weekends

 

*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

 

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.