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Job Title: Program Officer
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Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 11/19/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Position Description: The Program Officer (PO) implements public health projects in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), donors, and other internal and external stakeholders. The PO is responsible for the management of related projects directed toward the CDC Foundation’s strategic and business objectives.

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. 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). 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. 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.

Qualifications: Duties and Responsibilities

Conceptualize, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects that span internal departments, organizations, geographic regions, and cultures for the designated team. Customarily and regularly direct work of usually up to 20 field employees. 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. Prepares, finalizes, and submits narrative and financial reports or updates to donors in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Prepares, negotiates, and monitors project- related contracts and agreements. Represents the CDC Foundation at technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Travels domestically or internationally as needed to represent the designated projects and the CDC Foundation (up to 20% annually). Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

Organization Description: 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.

Closing Date: 2/19/2019
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Contact Name: Davida Collins,  Program Officer
Contact Location: 600 Peachtree Street NW

Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
Contact Location: 600 Peachtree Street NW
  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
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