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PROJECT HOPE Project HOPE, a non-profit international health and education foundation, seeks candidates for the following positions. Send (e-mail preferred) cover letter and resume to: Cindy Marino, Project HOPE; Carter Hall Lane, Millwood, VA 22646; 800-544-4673; Fax: 540-837- 9052; or e-mail: [email protected] Reference Job # listed at the end of description. TUBERCULOSIS DIRECTOR MILLWOOD, VA Duties: lead Project HOPE's activities in the design, implementation, and monitoring of programs focusing on Tuberculosis; assess the impact of Tuberculosis interventions and activities; and raise funds to support such activities. Travel to program sites is estimated at 25-30% of time. REQUIRES: MPH or other relevant degree; Clinical TB treatment experience preferred; 3+ years experience in international health programming or implementation of tuberculosis prevention programs; excellent communication skills in English; and excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as a team member and independently. Prefers: Russian language skills; and medical or nursing degree. Reference Job # 201-IC. REGIONAL DIRECTOR, AFRICA MILLWOOD, VIRGINIA Project HOPE, a non-profit international health and education foundation, seeks a Regional Director, Africa. Project HOPE currently maintains field offices and major programs in Malawi and Mozambique. Currently funded programs include: child survival and maternal care, family and community health, credit with health programs for women, HIV/AIDs, polio eradication, malaria, and humanitarian assistance. Duties: ensure appropriate and efficient planning, direction, management, and evaluation of all programs being operated and planned for Africa; coordinate marketing activities and partnership development in the region with the assistance of International Medical Operations and Development Divisions, and the Executive Office; and participate in fund-raising activities. REQUIRES: graduate degree in international management or a relevant health care, or nursing degree; field experience in international health programs; ability to travel internationally as required to fulfill the duties of the position; and fluency in written and oral English. Prefers: 5 years Africa experience in health and development; and recent experience in developing and managing HIVAIDS programs. Reference Job # 222-IC. ******************************* INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST MINNEAPOLIS, MN The American Refugee Committee (ARC), a $25+ million humanitarian operation working to restore health and rebuild productive lives of refugees and displaced people, seeks an International Health Specialist. Duties: provide technical assistance and backstopping to current ARC health programs, including program design and planning, proposal development and technical training activities; develop new initiatives and seek funding support from relevant donor agencies; monitor and evaluate current health activities on an ongoing basis; document and disseminate best practices and lessons learned on health development in displaced and post-conflict settings; establish health programming guidelines and protocols for ARC health programs worldwide; provide headquarters oversight for all administrative, financial and personnel in ARC health programs at field level; participate in strategic organizational planning to strengthen ARC's institutional capacity within the health sector; and provide weekly and monthly activity updates to the Director of Operational Programs. REQUIRES: demonstrated management experience in developing country or post-conflict settings; relevant experience with governmental and private donors within the sector; MPH or appropriate degree in health; strong computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet software; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to commit one third of time for travel to field sites; and English fluency. Prefers: French language skills; 4 years experience in health programming in developing and post-conflict countries; and RN or Midwife. Submit resume and cover letter to: Heather Kidd, American Refugee Committee, 430 Oak Grove St., Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55403; fax: 612-607-6499; or email: [email protected] ******************************* CHILD SURVIVAL HEALTH BACKSTOP NEW YORK, NY Duties: provide technical support to a growing portfolio of Child Survival programs in Africa and Asia; and contribute to the development of health policy and best practice within the international Concern Worldwide structure and may be called on to advise other public health interventions beyond the Child Survival program. REQUIRES: ability to travel significantly overseas for up to 6 months of the year; several years experience planning, implementing and evaluating high-quality public health interventions, coupled with an advanced qualification in public health or a related field; able to demonstrate a track record of involving the poorest communities in devising and implementing sustainable health solutions and building institutions which serve the health needs of women and poor families as effectively as possible; and training and coaching skills. Prefers: knowledge of the particular requirements of USAID Child Survival programs. Interested candidates based in North America please submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to [email protected] (International applicants please submit curriculum vitae to [email protected]). Closing date for applications is February 11. ******************************* SENIOR MANAGER, HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT NEW YORK, NY ORBIS International, a nonprofit humanitarian organization dedicated to reducing avoidable blindness worldwide via a flying eye hospital and program offices in China, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Vietnam, seeks a Senior Manager, Healthcare Technology Support. Duties: oversee the development and management of the Healthcare Technology Support Department, a technical service unit providing support to ORBIS-assisted programs in the areas of biomedical engineering and healthcare technology management; provide and arrange a technical assistance program that supports ORBIS global, regional, and country strategies; help establish healthcare technology assessments, planning, and use of management systems; assist in procurement of medical, audio and visual equipment donations; help arrange maintenance support from manufacturers, suppliers and service suppliers; and ensure that biomedical engineering, healthcare technology management, and appropriate technology strategies are developed and implemented effectively within specific programs and projects. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering; 5 years progressively responsible managerial experience in the Biomedical field to ensure a thorough familiarity with the design and implementation of surgical support systems; and program design and management skills. Prefers: international experience working in developing countries. Send cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements to: ORBIS INTERNATIONAL, Human Resources Department, 520 8th Ave., 11th floor, New York, NY 10018; Email: [email protected] ******************************* DIRECTOR FOR TRAINING & SERVICE DELIVERY IMPROVEMENT CHAPEL HILL, NC Ipas seeks a Director for Training and Service Delivery Improvement (TSDI). Duties: design and implement global strategies to increase women's access to sustainable high-quality sexual and reproductive health care services; envision, plan and oversee implementation of a strategy for promoting universal local access to services globally and especially in the developing world; develop and manage partnerships with colleague agencies to further the organization's mission; oversee the development, implementation and on-going assessment of Ipas' technical leadership in clinical training tools and programs; oversee the development, implementation and on-going assessment of Ipas' clinical service delivery improvement programs and tools; supervise the Training and Service Delivery Improvement staff; and ensure technical liaison and back-up in training and service delivery improvement to all of Ipas' focus country teams. REQUIRES: 10+ years international experience; advanced degree in a relevant scientific or business discipline; expertise in training and performance improvement approaches; proven management and supervisory skills; ability to travel domestically and internationally, usually not to exceed 30% of time; ability to effectively act as spokesperson for Ipas with donors, collegial organizations and other situations; effective communication skills; ability to use a telephone and personal computer, incorporating a variety of software applications; and fluency in written and spoken English. Send cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Ms. Jill Solomon, Global Recruitment Specialists, 91 Oakview Terrace, Short Hills, NJ 07078; telefax: 973-379-7325; or email: [email protected] ******************************* FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL Family Health International seeks candidates for the following positions. Send cover letter stating salary requirements and resume or curriculum vitae to: Human Resources, Family Health International, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22201; fax: 703-516-9781; or email: [email protected] For jobs in North Carolina, contact: Human Resources, Family Health International, P.O. Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709; fax: (919) 544-7261; or email: [email protected] ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide technical and programmatic leadership to the AIDS Institute to promote an expanded capacity of field programs to manage and implement increasingly comprehensive, complex prevention and care programming. REQUIRES: Master's degree with relevant experience in public health or the behavioral sciences; and 7 years experience with management or capacity building of international health development programs, including 2 years management experience. ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL OFFICER, CARE ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide assistance to the Technical Support and Care Group of the AIDS Institute. REQUIRES: Master's degree in public health or other related health care field and 2 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience; familiarity with the scientific literature on AIDS and other STIs, especially as it relates to care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and communities; proficiency with MS Office Suite software; strong experience in abstracting documents and conducting literature searches (especially via the Internet); demonstrated organizational, management and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and strong analytical and writing skills. DEPUTY DIRECTOR, FIELD PROGRAMS ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide management oversight of select country and regional programs; and manage Field Programs activities and staff who provide headquarters level programmatic and strategic support to country and regional programs in the AIDS Institute. REQUIRES: Master's degree with experience in public health or the behavioral sciences; and 7 years experience with international development programs including 4 years relevant management experience. Prefers: international program management experience; relevant foreign language skills; and MPH. SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, YOUTHNET ARLINGTON, VA Duties: develop and manage the provision of short and long-term technical assistance to USAID missions, in-country CAs, and governmental, nongovernmental and community-based organizations through the YouthNet Program. REQUIRES: Master's degree in social science, public health or related field or equivalent years of experience; 5 years relevant experience to include program support and field experience; and excellent organizational skills. Prefers: experience working with USAID cooperating agencies; and fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese. SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER, HEALTH ECONOMICS (FHI GRADE 8) ARLINGTON, VA Duties: analyze costs and effectiveness of prevention and care activities; and improve economic resource allocation for scaling up the reduction of HIV transmission and the mitigation of its societal impact. REQUIRES: Ph.D. or Master's degree; and 5 years experience in health care finance, health economics or related public health field plus 5 years experience with international development programs in policy or resource allocation work. Prefers: fluency in French or Spanish. SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER, ORPHANS & VULNERABLE CHILDREN & CHILDREN AFFECTED BY AIDS (OVC/CAA) & HOME-BASED CARE ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide technical support to implement high quality care and support with primary focus on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and children affected by AIDS (CAA) and Home-based Care. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent experience in public health or the social sciences; and 5 years experience in community based health and social support programs in developing countries. Prefers: fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese. TECHNICAL OFFICER, EVALUATION, SURVEILLANCE & EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide technical assistance in monitoring and evaluation to country-level HIV/AIDS prevention and care and support programs. REQUIRES: Ph.D., MPH or similar degree; equivalent experience in epidemiology, social sciences or other relevant areas; and 3 years experience in applied research and evaluation in health or family planning in developing countries. Prefers: experience in behavior change communication or medical background; overseas field experience and familiarity with USAID-funded programs; and fluency in Spanish, French or Portuguese. TRAINING OFFICER, CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide technical and programmatic training expertise to assess, design and implement efforts to expand the capacity of field programs to manage and implement increasingly comprehensive prevention and care programming. REQUIRES: Master's degree with relevant experience in public health or the behavioral sciences; and 5 years experience with international health development programs. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: responsible for coordination and oversight of Coordinating and Operation Center (CORE) research project management for HIV Prevention Trials (HPTN) in assigned research areas; supervise clinical research staff assigned to specified research areas; collaborate with other organizations on issues affecting implementation of HPTN clinical research; and assure compliance with HPTN operating procedures and applicable regulatory guidelines. REQUIRES: Master's degree or MPH in a health-related field with 4 years significant demonstrated clinical trials monitoring experience; or appropriate public health or Bachelor's degree with 8 years relevant research experience; and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prefers: clinical research experience in international networks; and developing country experience. BILINGUAL CLINICAL RESEARCH MONITOR RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: assist in the monitoring of FHI clinical trials to ensure that investigators are conducting the research within the requirements of the clinical protocol, in accordance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines, and that the rights and safety of human subjects involved in a clinical study are protected. REQUIRES: Associate's degree with 5 years related experience; Bachelor's degree with 3 years related experience; or Master's degree with one year related work experience; excellent bilingual English and Spanish skills; and ability to travel 50% of the time, primarily internationally. Prefers: experience coordinating or monitoring clinical investigations. BILINGUAL CLINICAL RESEARCH MONITOR (RN) RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: assist in the monitoring of FHI clinical trials to ensure that investigators are conducting the research within the requirements of the clinical protocol, in accordance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines, and that the rights and safety of human subjects involved in a clinical study are protected. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, RN or equivalent training with 4 years experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally; and excellent bilingual English and Spanish skills. Prefers: computer literacy. CLINICAL RESEARCH MANAGER RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: coordinate development and review of selected HIV prevention trials protocols and other study related materials; oversee the implementation of selected HIV prevention clinical research; and coordinate and provide management support for selected HIVNET/Prevention Trials Network (PTN) science working groups. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent training with 5 years experience in a scientific research position; or MPH or Master's degree with 3 years experience in a scientific research position; 2 years work experience in protocol development, study coordination or clinical monitoring, including project management responsibilities; knowledge of protocol development, FDA regulations and clinical monitoring procedures; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work independently and within a team setting; experience working through all stages of a research project; and ability to travel domestically and internationally. Prefers: international experience. SENIOR CLINICAL RESEARCH MANAGER RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: responsible for managing development and review of HIV prevention trials protocols and other study related materials; oversee the implementation of multiple HIV prevention clinical research projects to ensure research is conducted within the requirements of the clinical protocol, in accordance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines, and that the rights and safety of human subjects involved in a clinical study are protected; manage field sites to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of progress on research activities; and manage the activities of a selected HIV Prevention Trials Network (PTN) science working group. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience in scientific or health care field with 7 years related experience in clinical research, including monitoring and research project management responsibilities; MPH, Master's degree or clinical degree with 5 years experience in a research position; experience in and through knowledge of protocol development, FDA regulations and clinical monitoring procedures; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to manage a research project through all stages; and ability to travel domestically and internationally. Prefers: international experience. PREVENTION RESEARCH SPECIALIST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: responsible for coordinating the administrative, regulatory and technical aspects of one or more assigned HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) research areas in conjunction with the assigned Clinical Research Manager (CRM) and under the direction of an Associate Director of HIV Prevention Trials (HPT) Group. REQUIRES: MPH, equivalent degree or work experience with one year work experience that demonstrates intermediate professional level of knowledge and expertise in research methods and application; or Bachelor's degree in public health, science or related area, with 4 years related work indicating necessary skills and abilities or equivalent combination of education and experience. ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICER, YOUTHNET ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide support to develop, approve, administer and monitor subagreements and technical assistance at the global and country-level activities of the YouthNet Program. REQUIRES: Master's degree in social science, public health or related field or equivalent years of experience; 2 years relevant experience, to include program support and field experience; and strong writing skills. Prefers: international experience; experience in public health; experience working with USAID cooperating agencies; and fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese. SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER-LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC Duties: administer and backstop FHI-supported reproductive health programs in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region; develop new activities in the region; coordinate FHI activities in the LAC region; and provide a field perspective to other FHI departments. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in public health or related field with 7 years work experience or Master's degree or equivalent in public health or related field with 5 years work experience; administrative and coordination skills; and strong written and verbal skills in Spanish. Prefers: experience living overseas, preferably in a developing country. ******************************* DELOITTE EMERGING MARKETS Deloitte Emerging Markets, the specialized development consulting arm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please email your CV to [email protected] Use reference at the end of each advertisement in correspondence. For more details on the positions, check our website at www.deloitte.com/emergingmarkets. EOE. M/F/D/V. SENIOR HEALTH CARE CONSULTANTS We seek Senior Health Care Consultants to work on existing and future projects in developing countries. These positions will be US-based with worldwide travel, as well as short term and extended overseas appointments. REQUIREMENTS: 8+ years of professional healthcare experience in any of the following areas: Health Service Delivery; Health Financing and Insurance; Health Sector Reform; Capacity Building; NGO Sustainability / Organizational Development; Private/Public Partnerships; Endowment, fund management; Health Information Technology Systems; Training (non-clinical); Research and Dissemination; Behavior Change Communications; Policy; Quality Assurance. Knowledge of and experience with donor-agency funded work (i.e., USAID and World Bank). International consulting experience, especially in emerging economies of Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America. Graduate degree in a related field. Foreign language proficiency. Reference "IE - HC Gen" in the subject line. SENIOR FINANCIAL & MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT We seek a Senior Financial and Management Consultant for a healthcare project to provide innovative financing options, sustainability plans (both institutional and financial), cost recovery plans, and budgeting of health services and projects. The consultant will coordinate with various health sector players, such as the Ministry of Health, hospitals, clinics, NGOs and private providers. The consultant must have a solid understanding of the health sector in Bangladesh and know the relevant players. REQUIREMENTS: 10-15 years experience with a healthcare, financial, and management consulting background, including significant experience working in emerging markets. Master's Degree in a relevant field required. Fluency in English and Bengali required. Significant, relevant project and work experience in Bangladesh required. Previous experience with USAID funded project (especially health) highly recommended. Reference "IE - HC BGD" in the subject line. ******************************* RESEARCH MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGIST SEIBERSDORF, AUSTRIA The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Research Medical Entomologist (P-4) for the FAO/IAEA Agriculture and Biotechnology Laboratory Agency's Laboratories. Duties: develop and transfer appropriate technology dealing with the feasibility of using the SIT to control An. arabiensis in selected Member States; develop an outcome- based strategy for the application of SIT for An. arabiensis and prepare a field feasibility study; create and maintain links to the WHO (World Health Organization) "Roll Back Malaria" initiatives; develop improved methods for mass rearing and sterilization of An. arabiensis and formulate quality control protocols; and implement a co-ordinated research project on SIT technology for mosquitoes. REQUIRES: PhD in a relevant field of entomology or medical entomology; 10 years' post university experience in a relevant field of entomology or malaria, including 4 years at international level; documented experience in the development and evaluation of mass rearing technology for insects; experience in radiation sterilization procedures and implementation of bioassay procedures; experience in the development of field projects with international organizations; and proficiency in English as well as good knowledge of French. Closing date: 3/22/02. Net annual salary: $62K. To apply, send a detailed curriculum vitae and a completed Personal History Form to: Recruitment Unit, Division of Personnel, International Atomic Energy Agency, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria or Fax No.: 431-26007. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 2002/700. ******************************* MONITORING, EVALUATION & DESIGN SUPPORT, SR. MANAGEMENT TURLOCK, CA Monitoring, Evaluation and Design Support (MEDS) Project seeks to fill senior management position. Leadership role in project planning and management. Responsibilities include contract administration, financial monitoring, reporting, and activity management. Candidates should have: MPH or relevant graduate degree; programmatic experience in design and evaluation of MCH and/or infectious disease activities; strong writing, presentation, team facilitation, and interpersonal skills; at least 10 years experience in International Health with USAID-funded health projects; and overseas work experience. Must be well-versed in USAID contracts. Proficiency in second language desirable. Resumes to: Ireeta Morris, Human Resources Manager, LTG Associates, Inc. 875 E. Canal Drive, Suite 1 Turlock CA 95380 or email [email protected] ******************************* PROGRAM OFFICER LOS ANGELES, CA International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and medical relief programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer United States doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide where few organizations dare to serve. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance. Job Duties included the following: Actively supports IMC field program through field staff coordination and implementation; Provides technical support to field staff, consultants and other personnel; Monitors field program to insure compliance of grant and donor regulations; Provides reports and analysis to HQ of program through statistics and documentation; Assist the field management in implementation of field program through proactive communication, dialogue and liaison between field and HQ staff; Advisor to the field program staff on IMC policies and procedures; Provides research and expertise on field operations and programs in their specific country/region; Assist in the writing and editing of grant proposals and program reports; Keeps up-to-date on the socio-political and environmental situation in countries where IMC operates or plans to operate in the future. Requirements: Masters in Public Health or related coarse work and combined with one to two years of international work experience; Proficiency on all Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access; Use and knowledge of general office equipment. This is a full time position. Contact Information: E-mail send/fax cover letter, resume, and salary history to Fax: 310-442-6622 or email at [email protected] ******************************* FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL Family Health International seeks candidates for the following positions. Send cover letter stating salary requirements and resume or curriculum vitae to: Human Resources, Family Health International, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22201; fax: 703-516-9781; or email: [email protected] SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER, CLINICAL CARE ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide technical support to implement high quality care and support with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, which includes provision of AntiRetroViral therapy (ART). REQUIRES: MD or PA; 5 years experience in developing country settings; and knowledge and expertise in clinical management of HIV/AIDS. Prefers: MPH; and fluency in French or Spanish. TECHNICAL OFFICER, BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION ARLINGTON, VA Duties: provide guidance and technical support to HIV/STI-related behavior change communications (BCC) developed by country programs; and provide specific expertise in the practical application of behavioral change communication strategies and behavior change theory. REQUIRES: MPH, Master's degree or equivalent years of relevant experience in health-related education or communication; 3 years experience in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of HIV-related BCC activities; practical field experience in developing countries; proven expertise valued above formal educational qualifications required; considerable knowledge and experience in behavior change theory, communication practice and planning and providing technical support at field level; experience in developing innovative BCC fieldwork that involves working at government and NGO levels; familiarity with issues related to care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS; extensive community-based field work; and training and experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation. Prefers: background in sexual and reproductive health research methodologies; and fluency in French. ******************************* SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER WASHINGTON, DC The Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University, is seeking a Senior Program Manager to oversee a new initiative to increase the use of fertility awareness-based methods of family planning in developing countries. RESPONSIBILITIES: As part of the Institute's program sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Senior Program Manager will work with Institute staff to develop and implement strategies to expand the availability and use of fertility- awareness based methods developed by the Institute. He/she also will be responsible for the overall development, management (financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of the Institute's activities in specific countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The Senior Program Manager will build capacity in local NGOs and public sector agencies to provide the fertility awareness-based methods developed by the Institute as family planning options. Duties include: collaborating with Institute Washington-based and field staff, as well as with in-country consultants and organizations, to develop educational materials and behavior change campaigns and manage all aspects of program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. The Senior Program Manager will also be involved in strategic planning; securing funding for existing and new activities; external relations with donor, government, NGO and commercial entities; in-country personnel/consultant recruitment, training and supervision; developing and implementing behavior change communication campaigns and other related activities; managing program budgets; technical, financial and other reporting as required by donors and the Institute; and other duties as necessary. This position entails 30-50% travel. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Significant family planning project management experience (10+ years) in developing countries; At least 5 years work experience in behavior change communication; Relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MBA, etc.) or equivalent experience; Knowledge of international development and health issues, and familiarity with USAID and the international donor community; Fluency in English and Spanish or French. Preference will be give to candidates with knowledge and experience in Latin America, Africa and/or Asia. Successful candidates will exhibit creative thinking ability; excellent communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills; flexibility; ability to work effectively and produce results in difficult circumstances; ability to interact successfully with counterparts at all levels; and an interest in an informed choice approach to family planning and reproductive health. This position, based at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, is subcontracted through The Development Group, Inc. Submit resume, salary history and expectations to [email protected] or fax it to (703) 683-5927. The Development Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. ******************************* SENIOR TECHNICAL EXPERTS IN FAMILY PLANNING & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH The Population Leadership Program (PLP), a program of the Public Health Institute, is a ten-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development administratively located within the Health Bureau of USAID. PLP's strategic objective is improved management and leadership of global population, health, and nutrition programs. The Population Leadership Program (PLP) is recruiting Technical Advisors to work in USAID's Health Bureau and overseas missions. Since 1994 PLP has placed over eighty individuals in advisory positions to help manage, implement and evaluate USAID family planning and reproductive health programs. Throughout the fellowship PLP provides expert training and coaching to enhance the leadership and management skills of the fellows. All fellowships are two years with a possible two-year extension. All applicants must have the following minimum qualifications: Master's degree or technical certification in relevant field. 5-10 years post-graduate degree work experience in the developing world. 5-10 years experience in managing population/family planning/reproductive health programs. Experience consulting with international population or family planning programs, especially those funded by USAID. A commitment to participate in professional development and leadership activities. Ability to obtain secret security clearance (US citizenship usually required). If you meet the minimum qualifications and are interested in being considered for the PLP fellowships, please send your current CV with a cover letter outlining your skills, experience, salary history and availability to: Population Leadership Program, Attn: Recruitment Manager, 2168 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94704; E-mail to [email protected]; Fax: 510-649-7894. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the PLP website at www.popldr.org. We are proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer ******************************* PROGRAM OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC American International Health Alliance (AIHA), is a non-profit group which supports health care assistance projects in the New Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union and in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) under grants from USAID. AIHA is currently seeking a Program Officer. Duties: Manage implementation of partnership programs, approval and monitoring of program workplans and budgets, and evaluation of partner activities; act as advocate and resource person for all assigned partnerships and initiatives; document outcomes, successes, and areas of improvement for all assigned partnerships, initiatives, and special projects; support and maintain coordination with regional offices in the implementation of the workplans; coordinate the planning and implementation of AIHA conferences/workshops; provide oversight for travel and logistics, procurement and shipping functions within program areas; work in a team w/other Program Officers and supervises assigned staff; and, complete other duties as assigned. This is a Washington, DC based position, but domestic and international travel is required. Qualifications: Master's degree in public health, health-related field, or international development, plus 10 years exp. in a health field, 5 of which must have been in a managerial position w/personnel supervision and budget responsibilities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Demonstrated exp. in training group facilitation, community organization, and conflict resolution preferred. Experience in the NIS/CEE regions and/or knowledge of Russian language will be helpful. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, & salary requirements to [email protected], fax to 202-789-0519, or mail to: AIHA, Attn: HR, 1212 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005. AA/EO Employer ******************************* CHEMONICS Chemonics International, www.chemonics.com, a leading international development consulting firm providing technical assistance to developing countries worldwide. Chemonics is broadening its involvement in international health and is seeking experienced professionals for short and long term assignments. Minimum requirements are an advanced degree in a relevant field and five years of work experience, preferably in a developing country. To apply: Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. EOE. HEALTH DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS WASHINGTON, DC & FIELD ASSIGNMENTS (as needed) We seek technical experts in the following areas: anemia; antenatal and neonatal care; breastfeeding and complementary feeding; growth monitoring; diarrheal control; infectious diseases; health technology assessment; malaria; obstetrics; maternal and infant nutrition; vaccination services/immunization; and vitamin A. HEALTH COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS WASHINGTON, DC & FIELD ASSIGNMENTS (as needed) The ideal candidates will be communications professionals with significant experience in design, implementation and evaluation of international health communication programs. Experience and/or background in family planning/reproductive health, maternal and child health, infectious disease, HIV/AIDS, or adolescent health are a plus. ******************************* REGIONAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE, MEASLES INITIATIVE WASHINGTON, DC The Measles Initiative team in the International Services Department of the American Red Cross seeks a Regional Health Associate. Duties: assess and analyze African National Society capacity and facilitate their effective participation with their Ministry of Health plan for mass measles campaigns; provide management oversight for all campaigns in Africa, while maintaining effective relationships with Red Cross delegations, Red Cross Movement counterparts, and key stakeholders in primary partner agencies; and focus on mass measles campaigns in Africa, by developing solution-oriented and culturally appropriate working relationships with Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies. REQUIRES: MPH degree; 2 years experience collaborating with other NGOs on field programs in developing countries; and excellent English writing, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Prefers: proficiency with MS Office applications. Visit our Career Center at: www.redcross.org/jobs/, click under National HQ, and fill out a profile. To apply for this position, search under "International Development" for Req# 2002-1511. ******************************* AMERICAN RED CROSS The American Red Cross seeks candidates for the following positions. To apply, visit http://www.redcross.org/jobs/apply.html. Reference the Appropriate Requisition No. MEASLES ASSOCIATE WASHINGTON DC A Measles Associate is sought. Duties: assess and analyze African National Society capacity and facilitate their effective participation with their Ministry of Health plan for mass measles campaigns; provide management oversight for all campaigns in Africa, while maintaining effective relationships with ARC delegations, Red Cross Movement counterparts, and key stakeholders in primary partner agencies; and focus on mass measles campaigns in Africa, interacting primarily with Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies through working relationships that are solution-oriented and culturally appropriate. REQUIRES: MPH degree; two years experience collaborating with other NGOs on field programs in developing countries; and excellent English writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Reference Requisition No.: 2002-1486. CHAPTER INVOLVEENT INITIATIVES ASSOCIATE WASHINGTON DC A Chapter Involvement Initiatives Associate is sought. Duties: develop, implement, and maintain programs and initiatives that build chapter, community and public understanding of, support for, and involvement in International Services. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in related field; three years relevant experience; and two years experience (or combined experience) in Red Cross service delivery activities (CSN or NHQ), Red Cross international programs, or education and training. Reference Requisition No.: 2001-1281. ******************************* SCIENTIST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The World Health Organization seeks a Scientist (P-5) for the Research Policy and Cooperation. Duties: develop an operational framework and instrument for evaluating the performance of health research systems in WHO Member States; implement and operationalise the application of the evaluation instrument; collection, analysis and interpretation of the data and information collected from the evaluation process; presentation of the analysed data; and further refinement of the evaluation instrument. REQUIRES: Postgraduate degree in medical, biological, natural, economic, statistical or social sciences from a recognized university; good academic background with a proven track-record of publications in a relevant area; working knowledge of health research systems, research evaluation, evaluation design and methodologies, performance evaluation tools, survey strategies, quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques, impact assessment of research, meta-analysis, development of indicators (bibliometric, econometric, psychometric, composite, etc), linkage of research to policy, financing of health research; more than 10 years experience in international health research activities at a senior scientific, managerial, or policy level; and excellent knowledge of English. Closing date: 2/22/02. Net annual salary: $83-89K. Send WHO Personal History Form, detailed curriculum vitae and photograph to: EIP/MSU, World Health Organization, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland or Fax No.: 4122-791-4841. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: HQ/02/EIP/2. ******************************* SENIOR ADVISER, ITM & OTHER MVC INTERVENTIONS GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The World Health Organization seeks a Senior Adviser, ITM and other MVC Interventions (P-5) for the Roll Back Malaria (RBM), Communicable Diseases (CDS) Program. Duties: lead the team on ITM and other MVC interventions; develop a WHO-wide workplan and budget for ITM and other MVC interventions and supervise its implementation; coordinate support for a RBM global strategy on the use of ITM and other MVC interventions as a multiple-prevention tool for malaria; and identify effective strategies to significantly increase production, supply and distribution of netting materials and insecticides to ensure access and equity. REQUIRES: Medical Degree or PhD (or equivalent) in biomedical sciences or a closely related field; Postgraduate qualifications in public health, tropical medicine or relevant fields; extensive knowledge of all malaria control interventions; extensive professional experience at the national or international levels in malaria, public health or communicable disease activities; extensive experience working with vector-control interventions; and excellent knowledge of English or French with a working knowledge of the other language. Closing date: 2/27/02. Net annual salary: $83-89K. Send WHO Personal History Form, detailed curriculum vitae, and photograph to: CDS/MSU, World Health Organization, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland or Fax No.: 4122-791-4752. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: HQ/02/CDS/3. ******************************* HIV/AIDS/STI DIRECTOR MILLWOOD, VA Project HOPE seeks a HIV/AIDS/STI Director. Duties: review HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and intervention components of existing programs worldwide, make recommendations for improvements, and assist Project HOPE in operationalizing the recommendations for implementation; visit selected international field sites; review HIV/AIDS/STI activities and provide feedback and recommendations for improvements; assess existing programs without HIV/AIDS/STI activities for possible integration of these activities; review new materials, guidelines and technical reports and disseminate to headquarters and field staff; assist field programs with linking with contractors and consultants to enhance the quality and scope of their HIV/AIDS/STI activities; develop yearly operational plans for HIV/AIDS/STI efforts which include operationalization of new efforts and professional development for capacity building; develop partnerships with USAID CAs and other organizations (for example, CDC, WHO) to strengthen HOPE's technical capabilities in HIV/AIDS/STI behavior change and prevention, case management, and control of these diseases; develop program ideas and proposals to enhance HOPE's capacity to implement programs focusing on the prevention of HIV/AIDS/STIs, behavior change, case management and treatment, infection control, adult learning, and community participation; submit proposals to foundations and other donors; and submit quarterly activity reports to the Vice President of the International Division. REQUIRES: MPH or other relevant degree; 3-5 years experience in international health programming and implementation of HIV/AIDS/STI and behavior change programs; excellent communication skills in English; experience with adult education methodologies; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as a team member and independently; and willingness to travel 25-30% of time. Prefers: French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian or Arabic language skills. Send cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Ms. Jill Solomon, Global Recruitment Specialists, 91 Oakview Terrace, Short Hills, NJ 07078; fax: 973-379-7325; or email: [email protected] ******************************* MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGIST PORT-OF-SPAIN, T&T The Pan American Health Organization seeks a Medical Microbiologist (P-4). Duties: providing microbiological support for the surveillance program of the Caribbean Epidemiology Center; assisting in the development and coordination of national diagnostic and reference microbiology laboratory services in close collaboration with national health laboratories in the Caribbean; providing advisory services and advocacy in the development of microbiological support for disease prevention and control; organizing and implementing training in diagnostic and public health microbiology and its application to the epidemiology of disease control throughout the Caribbean; and assisting in epidemiological surveys and investigation of outbreaks. REQUIRES: M.D. degree with a postgraduate degree to at least the Master's level in microbiology or a Ph.D. in microbiology; seven years of national-level experience in medical microbiology with particular emphasis on medical bacteriology; two years of international-level participation in technical cooperation programs and activities related to disease surveillance and/or laboratory techniques and practices; and very good knowledge of English. Closing date: 2/13/02. Net annual salary: $63-68K. Send PAHO application to: Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty- third Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20037, USA or Fax No.: (202) 974-3379. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 02-001. *******************************