Program Officer Family Planning

Johns Hopkins University

About the organization

At the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), we believe in the power of communication to save lives, by empowering people to adopt healthy behaviors for themselves, their families and their communities. Through decades of experience, innovation and research we have proven that communication works. What we do has increased the use of modern contraceptive methods to better space pregnancies and the use of bed nets to prevent the spread of malaria and inspired more people to be tested and treated for HIV. It has helped people access clean water and helped more children get vaccinated. It has provided lifesaving information on threats such as Ebola and Zika, giving people the knowledge they need to protect themselves from serious harm. With projects in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America along with work in our hometown of Baltimore, CCP's portfolio spans the globe.

Duties

Technical Work
Contribute to technical work, including strategies, toolkits, communication materials, scripts, job aides, independently.
Gather, summarize, synthesize relevant background information to inform the above technical work
Use tools, processes, best-practices and colleague review to ensure all products and documents are of the highest quality possible
Write dissemination plans and supporting materials
Contribute to in-country STTA, including trainings, workshops, and program support, with direction

Program Management
Manage project activities, independently
Format, edit and produce documents and presentations as needed
Contribute to work plans, reports and budgets
Organize in-person and virtual meetings and consultations
Act as liaison for consultant activities, ensuring statement of work, contract and deliverables are in place
Initiate, track and monitor procurements, contracts, work plans and other administrative and programmatic documents

Qualifications

Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH) required. Three years related experience required in social and behavior change in developing countries. Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education.

Salary

$52,495.00 - $72,210.00

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