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The Program Manager creates and executes a project work plan to achieve the goals for a grant referred to as 'Prevention Metrics' which has the following objectives: Develop list of potential metrics for HIV acquisition risk and its amelioration through prevention delivery and use, using literature review and stakeholder interviews; Assess potential metrics based on quality of existing evidence, confidence in link to impact, and feasibility of measuring; Engage key global stakeholders throughout process to enable buy-in, culminating in a stakeholder convening to share findings and align on next steps; And in parallel, conduct exploratory analysis of 'big' data set from Malawi to unearth new insights on acquisition risk. S/he interacts with project partners outside of Georgetown University to ensure successful implementation of the project activities. Reporting to the project Principal Investigator (PI) Charles Holmes, Faculty Co-Director of the Center for Global Health and Quality (GHQ), the Program Manager has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Oversees and manages the overall project portfolio, ensuring deliverables and deadlines, and engagement with stakeholders.
Oversees the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation with dataset.
Directs and supervises research activities, including further publications to answer above hypotheses.
Develops and executes project work plans.
Prepares and presents verbal and written progress updates.
Works with other team members on project to keep on track and achieve goals, with team members including sub-contracted organizations around the world that the will need to be kept in constant communication and up to date.
Helps plan one or more conferences/stakeholder gatherings, including developing the agenda, coordinating speakers and session leaders, and planning logistics.
Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a project manager on complex projects, which includes engagement with a diversity of stakeholders and managing a range of deliverables/deadlines
MPH or other advanced degree strongly preferred (PhD, MD)
Excellent/superior research and writing skills
Proficiency in all health research databases and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Detail orientation, the ability to multi-task, and a "get it done" approach
Sensitivity to confidential materials
Expertise in infectious disease, HIV, or global health preferred
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