Senior Program Coordinator, Neglected Tropical Diseases

Tags: Global Health Covid-19 Environment
  • Added Date: Tuesday, 02 August 2022
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Team Summary\u00a0

Working closely with other global funders and partners, the Neglected Tropical Diseases team within the Global Health division funds work to control or eliminate eight specific neglected diseases from the planet.\u00a0 These diseases have a devastating human, economic and social burden impact on over 1.5 billion people living in impoverished communities throughout the developing world but get little attention and funding. Where proven public health interventions exist, we support sustainable ways to improve their delivery. Where they do not, we invest in research, development, and deployment of new interventions, such as vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and vector control. We also support efforts to accelerate disease control and elimination efforts through coordinated mass drug administration (MDA) campaigns, screen and treat programs, integrated vector control programs, and public-health surveillance systems.

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Our Global Health (GH) Division harnesses advances in science and technology to save lives in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We focus on the health problems that have a major impact in LMICs but whose problems are not solved by the market-driven solutions of high-income country economics.\u00a0

Leadership and Culture

We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.

Position Summary\u00a0

The NTD program has a need for a Senior Program Coordinator (SPC). This position will be responsible for coordination, implementation, and maintenance of a range of projects and activities in support of the life cycle of the team\u2019s broad portfolios of grants and contracts.\u00a0

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This role will manage a large variety of investments, including grants, contracts, and other program-related investments, as well as coordinate other projects in support of the program\u2019s goals. The SPC will work closely with Deputy Directors, Program Officers, internal Business Partners, and with prospective and awarded grantees to make and manage high-quality investments. The role will involve working with team members to project manage the investment making process according to timelines, legal, system, and team requirements, providing budget oversight and planning, providing complementary business and strategic input on investment development, and ensuring high quality communications with internal and external partners.\u00a0

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Ideal candidates will be energized by using their exceptional operational skills to help others organize around and execute on a set of goals, have demonstrated interpersonal skills to manage stakeholders at all levels, and have impeccable attention to detail.\u00a0

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Core Responsibilities\u00a0

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