Program Director

  • Posted on 17 February 2021
  • Washington, Utah, United States
  • Closing on 19 March 2021

Job Description

CAMRIS is a health, development, and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture, and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and medical research.

We are seeking a Program Director for the upcoming U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health Training, Advisory, and Support Contract (GHTASC). The purpose of the contract is to promote effective global health programming and advance the mission of the USAID Bureau for Global Health (GH) through workforce development and institutional support services.

Note: This position is contingent on contract award.

The Program Director will be responsible for the overall management of program and contractor staff performance, including the supervision of senior project managers, the distribution of project guidance and communications, the oversight of program operations, staffing logistics, and professional and organizational development, the management of business ethics, employee relations, employee performance management, the development and implementation of a diversity and inclusion strategy, and authoritative engagement with the U.S. Government. The Program Director will also be responsible for the management of overall recruitment, recognition, retention, and performance of advisory, administrative, and management support services, the supervision of contractor unit and team leaders, the submission of reports and deliverables, the management of subcontracting, procurement, and purchasing, and the compliance with Federal and Agency laws, regulations and policies. The Program Director will oversee space management, equipment inventory and disposition, travel coordination, contractor employee onboarding and offboarding, and security clearance processing. The Senior Program Director will collaborate with the Contracting Officer and Contracting Officer’s Representative in carrying out project activities.

  • A graduate degree in health, management, or another relevant field.
  • Ten years of relevant full-time professional experience
  • Experience in senior management of U.S. Government contracts of similar complexity to GHTASC.
  • Well-versed in USAID and USG regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Prior experience with USAID Global Health programs is highly desirable.
CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.

About the Organization

CAMRIS is known throughout the U.S. for its leading edge services to support our national programs and particularly for serving our Veterans. CAMRIS is also known worldwide for excellence serving client programs to improve economic, social, political, and health conditions of people in all parts of the world. For 45 years, since our first contact with USAID in 1963 and with work in every year since, our most important partner in the international sphere has been the United States Agency for International Development (“USAID”). In fact, CAMRIS has worked with USAID in each year since its founding. Before USAID we assisted its predecessor organizations dating back to the Kennedy Administration in 1961, to address humanitarian needs and to counter instability posed by underdevelopment. To date CAMRIS has carried out assignments for USAID in 50 countries in all regions and in many technical areas. Today CAMRIS continues this proud tradition as it works on significant USAID assignments in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our current work includes technical assistance to support major USAID-funded initiatives in the areas of Global Health, Democracy and Governance, Development, and Monitoring and Evaluation, and active assignments including several global initiatives and our present work in 24 countries (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe). ABOUT CAMRIS INTERNATIONAL CAMRIS is an International Development Consulting Firm working within the public and private sectors to advance the human and institutional capacities of organizations and communities worldwide. WHAT WE DO We apply a combination of proven interdisciplinary, scientific and management approaches to identify, develop and implement the most effective solutions in support of our clients' program goals. We do this most often in the areas of international development and global health, and selectively in additional areas where our cross-cutting capabilities are well suited to meet the needs of our clients. We operate in all regions of the world, often in very challenging or austere conditions. At all times our focus is on evidence-based effectiveness, quality, reliability, and sustainability. We successfully completed initiatives in nearly 80 countries to date. KEY CAPABILITIES * Short-Term and Long-Term Technical Assistance * Program Management Services * Institutional Support * Research and Analytic Support CORE PRACTICE AREAS * Monitoring and Evaluation * Capacity Building * Project Design * Knowledge Management * Adaptive Technologies * eLearning * Democracy and Governance * Infectious Diseases STAFF CAMRIS has grown rapidly over the last 5 years to a peak of 200 staff, complemented by highly experienced consultants and collaborating partners and universities. CAMRIS is headquartered in Bethesda, MD in the Washington DC metropolitan area, with remote offices, operations and worksites in various locations in the U.S. and overseas.

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