Mectizan Donation Program Hiring Deputy Director

13
Oct

Principal Deputy Director, MDP

981485:Task Force for Global Health

65856BR

Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Principal Deputy Director for the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) serves as the second in command to the Director, MDP for all management and science-related decisions that govern MDP’s work. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical degree or PhD with background in neglected tropical diseases, public health or related field.
  • Ten years of experience in implementation of public health programs in resource poor settings
  • Experience in international health preferably with neglected tropical disease control in resource poor settings
  • Master's degree in public health or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully oversee and manage grants and  large budgets preferably with an NGDO or in a related environment,
  • Ability to work independently on diverse tasks displaying strong strategic and analytical capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to interface with senior level officials and partners,
  • Previous experience in strategic planning and implementation of health programs
  • Proven management and organizational skills, including experience in building and successfully managing a team.
  • Ability to think conceptually, strategically, organizationally, and analytically and develop pragmatic solution to complex problems
  • Experience working with governments of low to mid-income countries.
  • Experience working with NGOs and UN agencies such as WHO
  • Global grant management experience
  • Proficiency in English and French 

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