Reporting to the Senior Research Director, the Program Manager, OPTIMIZE is responsible for managing ICAP's relationship with the primary recipient and the consortium, ensuring efficient project implementation, providing technical input, and coordinating all of ICAP's activities as part of the consortium.
- Manage work plans including setting timelines and targets, reviewing project priorities, and measuring milestones
- Coordinate the development of budgets and financial monitoring, including forecasting future expenditure, reviewing past expenditure, and ensuring budgets are aligned to project activities
- Oversee the coordination between ICAP project teams, technical, administrative platforms in New York in addition to priority countries, and among consortium members to provide day-to-day support to the project
- Manage communications with the primary recipient and with other consortium members by organizing and/or participating in project management, technical meetings with consortium members and stakeholders
- Lead and contribute to the development of routine and annual donor reports
- Contribute to and compile information for progress reporting, lessons and innovations, and other program materials for internal and external communication
- Coordinate and contribute to the development of materials regarding antiretroviral (ARV) optimization for global, regional, and country-level dissemination including business case, case studies journal articles, policy briefs, fact sheets, webinars, and other communications materials
- Assist in the design, planning and implementation of product introduction related activities, including supporting coordination with the consortium and other stakeholders as needed
- Contribute to the development of research protocols and standard operating procedures, and provide guidance on technical and operational aspects of research project implementation
- Supervise and oversee technical staff; provide direction and prioritization of project staff
- Support the management of consultants by participating in the development and/or review of consultant scopes of work and budgets, and ensuring alignment with overall project objectives and budget
- Attend project meetings, committees, conference and other OPTIMIZE related events as needed
- Performs other related duties as directed
- Require international or domestic travel up to 25% time
General Minimum Qualifications: - Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in training and experience.
- To be considered for this position, please complete the master application in its entirety, including all work history and education
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - 4+ years of experience in HIV-related or similar public health work positions
- Strong supervisory and management skills for coordinating efforts among multiple partners
- Demonstrated and successful experience working in developing countries
- Demonstrated and successful experience working independently and as part of a team with strong problem-solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications: - Master's degree in Public Health, research or related discipline preferred
- 3+ years of experience in HIV research
- 5+ years of experience in project management
- Relevant technical expertise related to procurement, supply chain, quantification or health service delivery systems
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