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Distribution and Fulfillment Specialist PT

PATH

Distribution and Fulfillment Specialist PT

Washington, DC
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT ON USAID FUNDING.

    *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED AT A PROJECT OFFICE IN ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

    PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

    The Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) program within PATH focuses on applying effective, innovative approaches to broadening access to and use of key MNCHN interventions that address the most pressing causes of maternal, newborn and child deaths, and poor nutritional status. Our approach includes: an emphasis on community-level action; a focus on improving the quality of existing health services, improving preventive and curative care across the continuum of care from facility to community level; a commitment to reaching underserved communities; a focus on working to understand and address barriers to high-quality care; and mobilization of social and political support to create and sustain an enabling environment for service delivery of key evidence-based interventions. Where appropriate, the MNCHN Program strives to establish public-private partnerships to advance our goals.

    PATH seeks a Technical Lead of Immunizations to provide technical leadership for an upcoming global U.S. government-funded maternal and child health technical assistance project. The project aims to establish sustained improvements in maternal, newborn, and child health and FP/RH outcomes and make contributions to global technical leadership and policy-dialogue for achievement of MNCH/FP/RH goals.

    The Immunization Team Lead will provide overall strategic direction and technical leadership in their technical focus area. They will work collaboratively with USAID technical teams and relevant global, regional, and country actors to advance and inform policy dialogue and facilitate the uptake of state of the art technical approaches within country programs.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serve as the overall leader of global immunization activities.
    • Work closely with USAID and country governments and stakeholders to ensure buy-in and alignment with project goals, activities and outcomes.
    • Lead, in close partnership with the Project Director and other technical area team leads, development and implementation of the program including supporting components such as workplans, clinical training materials, country engagement plans, project reports and monitoring tools.
    • Lead or contribute to publications and dissemination as required.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    • Has a clinical or public health graduate degree with at least ten (10) years’ experience working internationally in the relevant technical area for the position (Maternal and Newborn, Child, Immunization, or Family Planning and Reproductive Health)
    • Proven senior expertise in developing and implementing effective partnerships with partners, government entities, and donors.
    • Knowledge and proven experience in technical leadership, strategy development, and staff oversight.
    • Demonstrated leadership, management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to liaise effectively with and collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including global (WHO, UNICEF, FP2020, Gavi, etc), regional (WAHO, ADB, etc), national, local, public and private partners.
    • Strong interpersonal and capacity building skills including training, mentoring, and coaching skills”.

    _Must have legal authorization to work in the United States. _

    PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

    PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor's required, Masters in Social Work preferred. Three to five years' work experience. Strong communication, organization, and problem-solving skills. Ability to multi-task, work independently and also be team oriented. Comfort with use of technology. Please include a cover letter with your application in order to be considered. Requires 3 hours per week of evening work done remotely (online or by telephone).

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.