Associate Director, Global Program
The Associate Director, Global Program, plays a vital leadership role in expanding the organization’s capacity and priority of strengthening the impact of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs within health departments and Ministries of Health. The Associate Director leads, recommends and facilitates action steps to strengthen state and local health departments internationally. The Associate Director is responsible for representing NASTAD independently with donors and health departments, as well as at cross program collaborations. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to develop and execute new projects, train and supervise others, and work with minimal direction. Demonstrated ability to execute projects in a timely manner is also required.
• Serve as primary technical expert to the Global Program on HIV case surveillance systems, HIV patient monitoring systems, and Health Information Systems in general
• Provide oversight, technical support, and training to Global Program staff for design, implementation and evaluation of all global strategic information technical assistance activities
• Direct, manage, mentor and monitor NASTAD Haiti programs and staff which focus on providing technical support to the MoH for HIV case surveillance system management and use of data to inform HIV services programming (Data to Care)
• Represent NASTAD at meetings, briefings, consultations related to health department HIV and hepatitis programs.
• Identify opportunities to partner with national and international organizations and pursue new relationships with non-traditional partners working on HIV and viral hepatitis systems of care
• Supervise staff members
• Manage ongoing funding continuation applications, narratives, annual reports, and technical reviews.
Associate Director, Global Program
• Pro-actively identify opportunities for business development in line with organization mission and vision, and develop and/or contribute to new funding applications as assigned
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Epidemiology, International Development or equivalent, and 7 to 10 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree and 5 to 8 years of experience
• Experience working with cross-functional teams
• Prior experience working in HIV and/or hepatitis a plus
• Direct experience living and/or working in a developing country preferred
• Written and verbal fluency in French preferred
• Availability to travel, domestically, and internationally as needed up to 25%
Skills, knowledge, and abilities
• Technical Expertise: strong and demonstrated experience managing or teaching public health HIV/AIDS or infectious disease strategic information, surveillance, or research.
• Technical Expertise: strong and demonstrated experience in data analysis and data visualization
• Providing Motivational Support: The ability to enhance others' commitment to their work
• Managing Change: The ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization's effectiveness; initiating, sponsoring, and implementing organizational change; helping others to successfully manage organizational change
• Interpersonal Awareness: The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others' concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others
• Thoroughness: Ensuring that one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled