Lead, Accreditation and Quality Improvement | TEPHINET

The Task Force for Global Health

About the organization


The Task Force for Global Health, founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. Expertise includes neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases; vaccine safety, distribution and access; and health systems strengthening. For more information, visit www.taskforce.org.

TEPHINET Background: The principal mission of TEPHINET is to strengthen international public health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international public health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.


Serves as a leader of the Accreditation and Quality Improvement team and maintains responsibility for advancing organizational strategic goals to support the quality improvement of FETPs globally.
Ensures organizational awareness of key developments and opportunities to increase program visibility and delivery of services to FETPs regionally and globally.
Nurtures relationships with strategic partners, donors and FETP global leaders to expand and strengthen quality improvement efforts (i.e. Accreditation Program, Quality improvement Grants, Special projects, etc.).
Provides technical assistance and training to programs during the Accreditation and re-accreditation cycle of the Advanced and Intermediate tiers.

Team Lead

Develops strategic vision and implementation plan for program area in collaboration with the Director of Strategic and Technical Initiatives
Meets regularly with the program team to review all current projects and escalates issues to TEPHINET senior management as needed.
Manages evaluation of the program’s projects and monitors the attainment of goals and objectives.
Analyzes program resource needs across the team and reports to the Director of Strategic and Technical Initiatives on needs.
Troubleshoots and provides technical assistance to the program management team.
May manage some projects.

Additional responsibilities required.



A Bachelor's degree and seven years of related experience in project or program management, and previous supervisory experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A Master's degree is preferred.


Master’s degree in public health, field epidemiology, or related area.
Seven years’ experience specifically related to project/program management.
At least three years of supervisory/personnel management experience.
Strong professional oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact with both internal staff and external customers.
Prior experience in donor and partner relations, particularly, experience working with the CDC.
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
Previous experience working on international projects.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

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