Project Coordinator | TEPHINET

The Task Force for Global Health

About the organization

BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its 16 programs and focus areas cover a range of global health issues including neglected tropical diseases, infectious diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, health workforce development, and global health ethics. All our programs have an end goal in sight of eliminating diseases and protecting the health of populations. The Task Force for Global Health was recognized for its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering with the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest award of its kind. The Task Force is ranked among the largest nonprofits in the United States due to in-kind contributions of medicines and vaccines from major pharmaceutical companies valued at billions of dollars annually.


Project Coordination:

• Provides programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time.
• Recruits key consultants for projects and drafts project contracts
• Monitors and reports on consultant and project progress
• Manages mini grant awards to overseas residents
• May manage project(s) independently

Knowledge Management:

• Collects and reports on data from projects and programs to contribute to newsletter articles, papers and presentations
• Collects or develops concept papers and assists in the creation and submission of grant applications
• Coordinates the updating of relevant content on TEPHINET project and related web pages

Conference Support:
• Provides support to the Conference/Abstract Coordinator as needed for management of the abstracting cycle and selection of moderators/judges/reviewers for presentations at TEPHINET regional and global conferences
• May collaborate with the Senior Associate Director of Science and Events Manager to support activities during TEPHINET’s regional and global conferences


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.


• Master’s Degree in Public Health or related.
• Experience with donor funded projects, preferably with international NGOs and, project management support
• Proficient in Excel, Google Forms, Smartsheet

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