Job no: 492872
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 a Project Director – Tanzania. The incumbent will provide strategic leadership, oversee the design, planning, and implementation of project activities, and lead a team of experts to successfully implement the CDC-funded projects.
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Project Director positions by April 20th, 2020. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public health, public administration, or related fields, and have at least 10 years of experience leading or directing large-scale multi-million dollar, multi-country international health or development projects in resource-limited contexts related to any or all of the following areas: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response.
The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with strategic and operational planning, managing a diverse team of technical and support staff as well as budgeting, managing, designing, implementing, and evaluating. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated understanding of the Global Health Security Agenda Joint External Evaluation (JEE) indicators, outbreak investigation, and response. The incumbent must be proficient in written and spoken English, and be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to 40% of the time.
The full job description can be found here. Download File PD GHS.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