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Job Req ID:  34556

Knowledge Management Technical Advisor

General Summary/Purpose

The overall strategic focus of STOP Spillover will be on reducing spillover of emerging zoonotic viruses from wildlife to people and reducing amplification and spread of zoonotic viruses in people after they have spilled over from wildlife. STOP Spillover will use existing and new evidence to develop, deploy, and evaluate interventions to reduce the spillover of emerging zoonotic viruses at high-risk animal-human interfaces and reduce amplification and spread of these threats at high-risk foci such as health care facilities. The goal of STOP Spillover is to enhance understanding and reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover, amplification, and spread.

 

The Senior Program Officer/KM Technical Advisor will ensure integration of various and effective Knowledge Management approaches to reach project goals and deliverables. They will be integrated into the STOP Spillover technical team, and will work across the entire STOP Spillover project supporting regional and country efforts in Africa and Asia.

 

The Senior Program Officer/KM Technical Advisor provides technical, programmatic, and administrative assistance to one or more programs and leads the development and implementation of discreet program activities independently. The Senior Program Officer/KM Technical Advisor may supervise and mentor staff. S/he also travels internationally to lead short-term technical assistance (STTA) in areas of their expertise, and may oversee STTA trips of junior staff. S/he will lead technical work and center-wide initiatives independently. S/he will lead proposal development and contribute to strategic partnership development, with support.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Program Officer/KM Technical Advisor provides technical, programmatic, and administrative assistance to one or more programs and leads the development and implementation of discreet program activities independently. The Senior Program Officer/KM Technical Advisor may supervise and mentor staff. S/he also travels internationally to lead short-term technical assistance (STTA) in areas of their expertise, and may oversee STTA trips of junior staff. S/he will lead technical work and center-wide initiatives independently. S/he will lead proposal development and contribute to strategic partnership development, with support.

 

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

Master’s degree (M.A., MHS, MPH) required.

Five (5) years related experience required.

 

Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

International experience preferred.

Experience working in risk communication, emergency response, and prevention of zoonotic diseases preferred.

French language abilities preferred.

Leadership and management expertise preferred.

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Social and behavior change communication expertise

risk communication, emergency response, and prevention of zoonotic diseases

Occasional international travel required.

 

 

Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer 
Working Title: Knowledge Management Technical Advisor  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF 
Starting Salary Range: $70,805 - $97,435/ Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p/ 37.5 hrs per week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 31-MD:JH at 111 Market Place 
Department name: 10001159-Ctr for Communication Programs CCP 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

 

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

 

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