Dexis Consulting Group

Surge Project Manager, Global Health Technical Assistance and Mission Support

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/11/2021 2:27 PM)
Job ID
2021-2553
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-DC-District of Columbia
Job Area
GH-TAMS
Clearance Level
Not applicable
Type
Full-Time

About Us

 

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

About the Position

Dexis is seeking a Project Manager to work with the Global Health Technical Assistance and Mission Support (GH-TAMS) project team in Washington, DC. GH-TAMS, a five-year contract funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provides USAID operating units working on health-related activities in headquarters and the field with access to high-quality technical, management, and USAID expertise to support health programs. GH-TAMS assists GH and missions with this expertise through short- and medium-term consultant services, supporting USAID’s global health strategic priorities: 1) Preventing child and maternal deaths; 2) Controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and 3) Combating infectious diseases.

 

This is a surge support position and is intended to provide coverage for planned leave for five to six months.

 

Responsibilities

The Project Manager will manage logistics and assignment procedures for GH-TAMS assignments. Specifically, the Project Manager will be responsible for the following tasks and activities:

  • Manage the assignment planning process, including refining scopes of work (SOWs) and cost estimates, developing implementation timelines, etc.
  • Responsible for all logistical support for consultants and GH-TAMS teams both in the United States and overseas.
  • Provide technical input for select contract deliverables including ensuring quality control and oversight for assignment report content, preparation, and production.
  • Ensure necessary USAID approvals are obtained in a timely manner by preparing official letters and notifications to USAID clients other key stakeholders.
  • Participate and/or chair team-wide meetings and initiatives.
  • Promote integration and cross-fertilization of ideas and information across assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • MPA, MPH, MA or similar degree in international development and/or health preferred.
  • At least two years of work experience in managing international health programs or projects.
  • Knowledge of international public health and development issues.
  • Must be a team player and work well in groups.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Must work well with minimum supervision and flexibility.
  • Proactive in anticipating work requirements and problem solving.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required. Fluency in another language highly desired.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience and/or familiarity with international development preferred, with 1-2 years of overseas experience.
  • Oral and written fluency in another language desired.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Superior organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent skills in teamwork and interpersonal communication.

 

 

Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you? 

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.

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