Department: Program Implementation & Country Management (PICM)
Reports To: PICM, Manager
Location: Washington, DC, or remote
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Please Note: All US employees of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including remote staff. Proof of vaccination will be required. The Foundation will provide reasonable accommodations based on medical or religious grounds.
How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
Our Sr. Country Officer (Sr. CO) functions as an integral team member of the programs team, while also backstopping, representing, and supporting programs implemented in Lesotho. Our Sr. CO acts as a liaison with HQ, while providing support and coordination in program and agreement management, country representation, and technical work and strategic guidance.
No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?
Program & Agreement Management Support
- Routinely monitor program progress and identify best practices, lessons learned, and areas for improvement, including short-term technical assistance needs
- Coordinate input and facilitate internal review process to support the development of program work
- Review and update sub-agreements, grantee reports, and programmatic and organizational budgets
- Support day-to-day communications and foster teamwork between Lesotho and HQ
- Identify and coordinate HQ-based technical assistance for program design, work plan development, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and operations research, advocating for the needs and concerns of the country program
- Participate in and/or lead department meetings, brown bags, and presentations to share key information with the country program
- Respond to internal and external requests about the country program
Technical Work & Strategic Guidance
- Lead technical documentation working with subject matter experts from the Lesotho team and relevant HQ teams
- Contribute to the strategic direction of the country program by participating in program planning, facilitation, and coordination
- Support and actively participate in the regular updating and use of country strategic plan
- Support and/or lead analysis and documentation of best practices and innovations taking place in-country
- Participate in new business development initiatives, including preparation, strategic planning, drafting a narrative, and reviewing, editing and formatting proposal information
To be successful, you will have:
- BA/BS in Public Health or a related field
- 8 years of experience in international and or national health programs.
- Experience with USG awards, such as USAID, CDC, HHS, or NIH
- Demonstrated leadership in the following competencies: team building, customer service, and decisiveness
- Be willing to take at least two (2) international field visits per year; if you've traveled to or lived in Africa, we'd love to hear where you've been
Bonus points if you have:
- USAID contract implementation and management experience
- Portuguese, French, and/or Swahili
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world's most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!
As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness. We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential. The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B), and we strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, women and non-binary, LGBTQIA , individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other members of historically underrepresented communities.
EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.
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