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HJF is seeking Senior Advisor on Global Health Engagement to support the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE) located in Rockville, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CGHE.
Established by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE) works to lead, integrate and synchronize the University’s contributions to Department of Defense (DoD) global health engagement and national security objectives by providing a hub for GHE thought leadership and knowledge, strategic communications and outreach, operational support, research, and capability integration of education, training and planning. HJF provides direct scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CGHE.
The Senior Advisor on Global Health Engagement is responsible for assisting the CGHE Principal Investigator, Senior Program Manager and Program Manager in the development and implementation of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP). Duties include providing partner country/region knowledge, subject matter expertise, Arabic translation, and teaching. Additionally, the incumbent applies subject matter expertise in international health language, health culture, health policy, and health system design and development, assesses needs and requirements, and develops reports and other educational material, to enable implementation of the DTRA BTRP with Jordan, CENTCOM/GCC region and other countries as requested. The incumbent also assesses and provides counsel, as requested, to develop CGHE recommendations for DTRA BTRP policy and methods for engagement with partner countries.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: M.D. degree from accredited institution.
Minimum Experience: 10+ years of experience; 3-4 years of active military service, preferably within the Military Health System.
Physical Capabilities: Requires occasional but lengthy travel by land, air, or water, and the ability to lift and carry moderate weight objects.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Works under the direct supervision of the Senior Program Manager and/or Program Manager. Work is evaluated in accordance with HJF policy including, but not limited to, results achieved towards established goals and requirements, effectiveness, timeliness, application of sound business practices, and efficient use of resources.
Work Environment: Office environment with frequent overseas travel required. Work settings may be austere and Program execution occasionally requires work in the early mornings, evenings, and on weekends.
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.