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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education
Social Sciences Research
International Development Group
210UG Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Health Systems Strengthening Specialist (Governance), Act to End NTDs | East position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 466 open jobs by clicking here.


Education and Experience:

  • At least a Master’s degree in public health, international development, public policy, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ global and in‐country experience in implementation of health systems strengthening programs and/or policy reform and domestic resource mobilization, preferably addressing cross-sector issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully designing and implementing robust HSS programs in a developing country context, with technical expertise in one or more of the following areas (generally in order of priority): governance, policy and planning, financing (including basket funding, universal health coverage and design of benefits packages), multisectoral coordination mechanisms  and/or related areas of health system strengthening.
  • Demonstrated experience producing written products, including conference abstracts, presentations and reports, in areas related to HSS and/or NTDs.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing HSS programs that incorporate non‐health sector and/or other health sector programs and services.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated capacity to operate within the HSS community and function as a technical advisor on diverse matters related to HSS in developing countries.
  • Demonstrated management, leadership, decision making, and interpersonal skills.
  • Full professional proficiency in English with excellent oral and written communications skills required;  proficiency in French preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country governments, and U.S. Government Agencies. This should include a record of successfully influencing opinion leaders and policy-making processes to achieve desired goals and objectives.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally and domestically, as required.
  • This position is not eligible for international allowances.

The anticipated pay range for this role is between $110,000-140,000. 


RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example:  established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element to our offer.


At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program.  Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for mothers and fathers, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.

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