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Job Title: Program Officer
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Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 6/7/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: The CDC Foundation seeks a full time program officer to support the implemention of complex global tobacco contol programs – comprised of multiple projects – in consultation or collaboration with department leadership, CDC, and other internal and external stakeholders/partners. The program officer is responsible for the management of tobacco control projects directed toward the CDC Foundation’s strategic and business objectives. In particular, the program officer will support the team lead for programs in conceptualizing, planning, executing, and monitoring global tobacco control projects.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.

Duties and Responsibilities

Conceptualize, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects that span internal departments, organizations, geographic regions, and cultures for the tobacco control team. Prepares, finalizes, and submits narrative and financial reports or updates to donors in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Conducts literature reviews and research in support of the tobacco control program. Prepares, negotiates, and monitors project-related contracts and agreements. Serves as project liaison for and between internal and external stakeholders. Manages significant matters such as project development, project-related budgeting and procurement, and auditing/evaluating project performance. Formulates project-related goals, objectives, operating policies, guidelines, standards, and priorities to ensure consistency with departmental standard operating procedures. Represents the CDC Foundation at technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Customarily and regularly direct work of usually up to 20 field employees. Travels domestically or internationally as needed to represent the designated projects and the CDC Foundation (up to 10% annually). Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

Resumes will be accepted through June 21, 2018.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

Qualifications: Qualifications and Necessary Skills

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Master’s degree in public health, public administration, or related field from an accredited college or university preferred. Minimum of 3 years of public health and related professional experience with a master’s degree. Minimum of 5 years of public health and related professional experience without a master’s degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with particular experience preparing, writing, and editing complex documents such as detailed reports to donors; briefing documents for CDC, donors, and other stakeholders/partners; and peer-reviewed articles. Knowledge and skills needed to be effective in the project, donor, and stakeholder environments in international or domestic contexts. Ability to make decisions that accomplish a project’s strategic objectives. Skills in budget management, cross- cultural awareness, communication, and creative problem solving. Experience and proficiency handling public-private partnerships (or functional equivalent collaborations). Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and database management. Ability to represent the CDC Foundation and its partners, leading discussions and negotiations concerning project planning, implementation, and evaluation. Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial, energetic, and able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, donors, stakeholders, and partners. Sound judgment and maturity, exemplified by consistent professionalism in dealing with individuals at all levels both internally and externally.

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Closing Date: 6/21/2018
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  Program Officer
Contact Location: 600 W Peachtree St NW

Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
Contact Location: 600 W Peachtree St NW
  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
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