Director


International Association of Immunization Managers

Type

Admin / dean

Location

North America

Washington, D.C.

United States

Location

United States

Washington, D.C.

Type

Admin / dean


The Director will serve as a subject-matter-expert in the area of international finance and health economics. The incumbent will be responsible for spearheading the technical, operational and programmatic aspects of the Sustainable Immunization Financing program. The incumbent must exhibit strong analytic skills, outstanding written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary, multicultural teams. The incumbent will collaborate closely with all departments in the organization and collaborate routinely with international partners. Responsibilities: Oversee capacity building approaches and activities to collect and utilize economic and financial data to strengthen financial sustainability of immunization programs in project countries through evidence-based approaches to immunization budgeting and decision-making processes Manage and direct projects, providing technical expertise on financing, budgeting and economics aspects of the Program that support sustainable immunization financing in project countries Advise and support countries in building partnerships for strengthening immunization financing systems; engaging national, regional and global stakeholders; providing technical advice; and, helping organize peer exchanges for international project counterparts Supervise and mentor assigned staff, including field staff, and coordinate activities and deliverables across project countries Maintain communications with field staff and partner agency counterparts; providing technical advice and reviewing project documentation and work plans to assure that activities are appropriate and outcome-based Provide technical assistance to support the design and execution of economic evaluations of immunization policies and programs in low and middle income countries and work with the country teams to interpret and communicate results of the analyses to relevant stakeholders Manage project budgets and prepare and monitor quarterly, semi-annual and annual work plans Foster and maintain contact with international partner agency representatives to advise and jointly monitor overall national immunization system developments in project countries and ensure that Program activities are contributing to fiscal sustainability Advise on the creation and update of strategy documents and work plans, incorporating global immunization events, technical data and national immunization system information Receive and cross-analyze reports from the field operations for each pilot country and periodically visit pilot countries and meet with field staff and their national counterparts Participate in report writing, presentations, and publication of results and findings in peer-reviewed journals Prepare progress/donor reports and other reports documenting milestones Contribute to development and writing of proposals for new projects Represent Sabin at international, regional and national meetings, and, where appropriate, present findings from research and analyses Perform other duties as assigned