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Project Management
IDG Global Health
170ZS Requisition #
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Minimum Requirements:


·   A minimum of a Master’s degree in areas of Public Health, Information Sciences, Data Science or related areas.

·   At least 9+ years of demonstrated experience managing operational, project management, and administrative duties for U.S. Government–funded projects or other internationally funded programs. 

·   Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HMIS and research.

·   Demonstrated progressive experience working in partnership with community-based organizations and other stakeholders.

·   Significant experience with USG- or USAID-funded activities or other internationally funded activities.

·   Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

·   Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality products.



·   Proven team building and leadership skills.

·   Previous working experience in Zambia and/or similar regions highly preferred.

·   Excellent problem-solving, technical, managerial, and financial analysis skills and a focus on producing efficient, reliable, and cost-effective data solutions as an individual or as part of a team.

·   Experience in program implementation, program coordination, and management, preferably

    in health activities.

·   Experience with health information systems including  DHIS2, and other health information


·   Demonstrated experience effectively working with senior and local government officials.

·   Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.

·   Ability to multi-task.

·   Demonstrated team player with effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills.

·   Demonstrated ability in meeting deadlines while producing quality products.



Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. This position is contingent upon award and funding. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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