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Social Sciences Research
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International Development Group
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Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in public health or other relevant discipline and a minimum of 6 years’ progressive experience implementing program activities for donor-funded programs (with an emphasis on infectious disease and/or NTD programming). (Bachelor’s degree accepted with at least 9 years of above experience).
  • At least 3 years’ experience supporting the country-level implementation of NTD projects.
  • Experience working with USAID-funded projects with strength in program management: planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Understanding and appreciation of country-led health or development strategies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, WHO guidelines, and NTD tools for M&E.
  • Experience managing public health programs in Asia is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, commodity procurement, logistics and distribution issues, particularly relating to mass drug administration is highly desirable.
  • Ability to successfully coordinate with Ministry of Health officials, U.S. Government, donor organizations, NGOs, and other agencies.
  • Demonstrated management and decision-making skills.
  • Strong detail-orientation, organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Strong English oral and written communication and presentation skills.  Additional fluency in one or more languages of regionally-supported countries will be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Applications.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 25% time.


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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