Country Director

  • Added Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 08 March 2021

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 be considered for the position of Country Director โ€“ ICAP in the Philippines.

The Country Director will oversee a program of technical assistance and training designed to support the Philippinesโ€™ continued progress towards achievement of UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets through implementation of specific activities aimed at reaching the highest quality of HIV/AIDS care and results across the HIV prevention and treatment cascades.

The Country Director will be based in the ICAP country office in Manila and reports directly to the ICAP Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director. S/he is responsible for the strategic leadership and direction of ICAPโ€™s program of work in the Philippines and for managing all aspects of the country program, including all technical, programmatic and operations ensuring optimal use of human, financial and physical resources and for full compliance with donor regulations and requirements and University policies.

Successful applicants to the Country Director position will:

  1. Possess a MBChB/MD, PhD, MPH, or other relevant advanced degree in the field of public health or international development;

  2. Possess a working knowledge of the Philippines health system, status of the national HIV epidemic and current national HIV response plans and frameworks;

  3. Possess a minimum eight (8) years of experience managing large international public health or human development programs, and at least 5 years of experience in leading and managing public health programs in resource limited settings;

  4. Possess relevant experience working on international public health projects funded through the U.S. Government (e.g., PEPFAR), other bilateral donors, major foundations, and multilateral organizations and experience working effectively as a part of and managing diverse staff teams and contributing to successful collaborations with donors, host-country ministries of health, and civil society.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on 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.

This vacancy is archived.

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