The Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro) provides the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health, Regional Bureaus, and Missions with ready access to high-quality, external technical expertise to design, support, and evaluate programs contributing to the achievement of U.S. Government (USG) Global Health Initiative (GHI) targets. The contract, the Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro) is comprised of five components:
This activity spans all Foreign Assistance Health Area objectives as well as cross-cutting health issues such as gender, health systems strengthening, and science and technology.
The GH Pro project will provide USAID operating units working on health-related activities in headquarters and the field with the short- and medium-term technical services of consultants with expertise pertaining to the GHI principles and USAID Forward reforms, as either independent professionals or employed by other agencies or institutions. GH Pro is seeking a Project Assistant to support the management of assignments, including planning and logistics, assignment implementation, and close-out. S/he reports directly to the GH Pro Project Director.
The Project Assistant will provide administrative, logistical, and meeting support. S/he will report to the Project Director and work with the Project Director, Deputy Director(s) and Program Manager(s), as designated and assigned. Duties will vary based on each Project Assistant’s interests and project needs but could include the following types of activities:
In addition, as time permits, there may be opportunities for the project assistant to manage GH Pro assignments or work closely with Program Managers to assist in managing assignments.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master of Arts or Master of Public Health preferred.
Prior Work Experience:
Language: Written and verbal fluency in English required; other foreign languages fluency is desirable.
To apply for this position please follow the following steps:
Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.