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HJF is seeking a Senior Program Manager, International Operations to support the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.
The incumbent will manage the administrative and operational programs at the international Research and PEPFAR sites of the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), including sites in in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Mozambique and Thailand. Specific areas of management include: human resource management, travel, training, purchasing, contracts, fixed assets, IT, safety, and logistics. The incumbent contributes to program management of the scientific portfolio (including both PEPFAR and research) with particular emphasis on implementation, planning and monitoring and reporting to the US Government oversight elements. Works on abstract problems and identifies and evaluates fundamental problems for major functional areas through assessment of intangible variables.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of organizational objectives, ability to work independently; ability to use sound judgment in solving problems; ability to coordinate many complex systems and programs at the same time; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interface effectively with a very wide variety of constituencies.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelors' degree in scientific field, public health, business administration, public administration or related field. Masters' degree or PMP preferred.
Minimum Experience: 6 to 10 years related experience in scientific project or program management. International operational experience preferred.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Supervises support staff
Work Environment: Office and laboratory setting; regular travel to Africa and Asia for extended periods of time
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.