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Job Req ID:  96376

Program Officer

We are seeking a Program Officer  who provides technical, programmatic, and administrative assistance to one or more programs and center-wide initiatives, with a focus on one or more COVID-19 behavioral response programs in francophone West Africa. The Program Officer serves as a program’s consistent link between headquarters and other locations (domestically or internationally), and provides the day-to-day problem solving, technical input, writing and editing, and procurement processing programs require. The Program Officer will travel internationally to deliver short-term technical assistance (STTA) with direction. Independently contributes to technical work in areas of their expertise.


Performance is measured in each of the areas below (program management, people management, technical work, and professional and organizational growth) with five criteria:

  • Quantity of Work
  • Quality of Work
  • Initiative, Problem Solving & Innovation
  • Interaction with Others
  • Communication


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Program Management

  • Manage project backstopping, independently
    • Format, edit and produce documents and presentations as needed
    • Contribute to work plans, reports and budgets
    • Act as liaison for consultant activities, ensuring statement of work, contract and deliverables are in place
    • Initiate, track and monitor procurements, contracts, work plans and other administrative and programmatic documents
    • Work closely with finance and administrative staff to ensure timely and compliant spending
    • Maintain frequent, open, ongoing communication with program team members in all locations (offsite, in headquarters, and internationally)
    • Liaise with internal and external partners
    • Adhere to JHU, CCP and donor rules, regulations and policies
    • Upload and save deliverables on relevant knowledge management platforms


People Management

  • May independently manage work of student employees
  • Assist in orienting and training new staff members
  • May manage group work with support, including task coordination and management
  • This position has no assigned supervisory duties.


Technical Work

  • Contribute to technical work, including strategies, toolkits, communication materials, scripts, job aides, independently.
    • Gather, summarize, synthesize relevant background information to inform the above technical work
    • Use tools, processes, best-practices and colleague review to ensure all products and documents are of the highest quality possible
  • Contribute to in-country STTA, including trainings, workshops, and program support, with direction


Professional & Organizational Growth

  • Contribute to center-wide initiatives, independently
    • May include brown bags, communities of practice, etc.
  • Contribute to proposal development (technical, budget, coordination) with direction
  • Represent JHU and CCP at relevant external meetings and events
    • May include delivering technical presentations, networking and relationship building
  • Stay abreast of technical updates in your field
  • Professionally engage and collaborate with other programs across the Center
  • Proactively seek opportunities to expand leadership and management skills
    • Complete at least two JHU training courses related to job duties per year.
  • Request or initiate quarterly check-in meetings with supervisor to assess performance, strengths and areas for improvement in your current position, and establish professional goals.
  • Work with senior staff and peers to identify opportunities for professional development, including JHU courses and seminars, conferences, etc.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • Three years related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for experience and additional experience may substitute for education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula


Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated programmatic experience in the areas of epidemic /pandemic response and/or risk communication and community engagement preferred.
  • Fluency or professional proficiency in French, highly preferred.

 


 

 

Classified Title: Program Officer 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: JH at 111 Market Place  
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ctr for Communication Programs CCP  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

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JH at 111 Market Place