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Job Title: Project Director
Location: Arlington, VA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/13/2020
Expire Date: 12/21/2020
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Project Director
Description:

JSI is recruiting to fill multiple positions for anticipated global healthcare supply chain proposal(s). The anticipated project(s) will work to procure and deliver priority health products for a number of priority program areas (HIV/AIDS, diagnostics, malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health), improve the capacity of global health supply chains and enhance the ability of in-country supply chains to support end-user health commodity availability. The project(s) is/are expected to support countries to build resilient and sustainable supply chains which deliver high quality, life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to support the highest possible level of health and quality of life for all its citizens. If awarded, the project(s) are anticipated to start mid-2021. Positions are expected to be based in the Washington DC area.

The Project Director will be the primary point of contact with the US Government on overall project procedural and substantive matters. The Project Director bears primary responsibility for the success of the project.

Responsibilities:

- Provide overall technical, managerial and financial leadership, including managing partner relations and ensuring technical and management excellence,
- Represent the project to USAID, and other key stakeholders,
- Lead the development of project workplans and budgets,
- Ensure that project objectives and deliverables are being met within budget,
- Ensure that project management team is responsive to customer needs and requirements,
- Ensure coordinated and harmonized approaches across all health programs within the project, in particular for sustainability and self-reliance,
- Ensure compliance with corporate and donor rules and regulations,
- Identify opportunities for synergy and efficiency across task orders.
Qualifications & Requirements
- At least ten years of experience as project director for development projects that implement at a global scale; some experience managing healthcare supply chain projects (any of procurement, global supply chain operations, and/or in-country supply chain systems strengthening required,
- Experience interacting with senior U.S. and foreign government officials, and other global stakeholders,
- Experience recruiting, forming, and successfully managing teams, and ensuring the quality of their products,
- Experience working in or supporting public health or supply chain programs in LMICs is desired,
- Some international travel required,
- A graduate degree in management, business, international development or public health
- Professional supply chain accreditation or certification an advantage.
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Contact Information
Website:https://careers.jsi.com/JSIInternet/Careers/jobdescription.cfm?id=129670&intern=0
Company Description:
JSI is a team of public health care and health systems consultants and researchers driven by a passion to improve health services and outcomes for all. Our fundamental goal is to ensure that all individuals can live their best and healthiest life, regardless of age or circumstances. In pursuit of our goal, we provide innovative management consulting and technical assistance incorporating a broad range of skills and more than 40 years in the field. We collaborate with government agencies, the private sector, and local nonprofit and civil society organizations to identify and implement solutions to public health challenges. These partnerships improve the quality, accessibility, and equity of health systems and lead to better health outcomes. We work within communities and rely on local staff to ground our approach in a deep understanding of those who will benefit. While we promote using best practices and sharing solutions, we tailor strategies to each situation and seek creative options to meet clients’ needs. If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at 617-482-9485.
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