Job no: 492867
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as an Emergency Management Lead – Tanzania. The incumbent will provide oversight and direction to the emergency response component of the CDC-funded project.
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Emergency Management Lead positions by April 20th, 2020.The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public health, international development, disaster management, humanitarian aid with focus or specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, and other relevant fields. The incumbent will also have at least 7 years of progressive experience in leading a national or international public health emergency response such as those related to infectious diseases, epidemics, outbreaks, intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens, or other large scale natural emergencies that had a significant impact on public health. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.
The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with large-scale international health, development, or humanitarian organizations in a resource-limited context. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of international humanitarian systems, protocols, standards, and charters such as SPHERE, CHS, and other international humanitarian standards related to Health.
Please find the full job description here. Download File Emergency Response Lead.pdf
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time