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Performance and Professional Development Coordinator GHTP

Performance and Professional Development Coordinator GHTP

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-DC
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm with experience working in more than 80 countries. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. CAMRIS applies a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients.

 

CAMRIS International is seeking Performance and Professional Development Coordinator candidates for a proposal to support the USAID’s Global Health Technical Professionals Program in Washington, DC.

 

Background

 

As USAID’s Bureau for Global Health (GH) strives to remain the worldwide leader on global health issues and advances its goals, there is a need for experts with new and emerging technical skills to respond to continuous systemic organizational and personnel changes within the international health sector. This activity will help GH achieve sector priorities, implement element portfolios, and improve technical capacity of offices, teams, and working groups. It will support Agency strategic goals by providing personnel who will: promote leadership; accelerate innovation, science and technology; strengthen local capacity, promote gender equality; and promote working efficiently as stewards of public resources. In addition, GHTP will contribute to the strategic goals of the Agency’s Global Workforce Learning System (GWLS) of, “USAID’s workforce has the skills, information, and leadership talent to perform optimally in a modern development organization.”

 

Global Health Technical Professionals Program

 

The purpose of GHTP is to develop a cadre of USAID Global Health Development Professionals with specialized expertise in maternal and child health, reproductive health and family planning, HIV/AIDS, communicable and non-communicable diseases, vector-borne diseases, as well as health system strengthening within the Bureau for Global Health (GH) and Mission health offices.

 

Specifically, GHTP will:

  • identify, recruit, place and support up to 130 technical professionals (TPs) at a time;
  • oversee and support the career development of TPs; and
  • conduct diversity initiative outreach events and exchanges focused on developing and diversifying the health sector workforce.

This new mechanism will supplement Global Health (GH) direct-hire technical, professional and operational staff in Washington and in Mission health offices. The award is primarily aimed at technical professionals who have not previously worked for USAID and is meant to serve as an entry point for junior to mid staff who are new to USAID.

Responsibilities

The Performance and Professional Development Coordinator will implement a multi-faceted performance and professional development program designed to support and monitor professional growth and development of more than 130 employees.

 

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • In collaboration with senior staff, assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive performance and professional development program which adheres to organizational policies and includes individual assessment, individualized professional development design, and evaluation.
  • Coordinate multi-faceted professional development opportunities that are aligned to organizational goals delivered thru a variety of mediums.
  • Coordinate a facilitated mentorship program.
  • Collaborate to design and make available elearning modules to advance individual skills.
  • Assist in overseeing the annual and semi-annual performance review process to ensure integrity and completeness of process.

Qualifications

The Performance and Professional Development Coordinator must have the following minimum qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • Three years’ demonstrated success in staff development programming, preferably with public health professionals.
  • Experience in adult learning methodologies.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with excellent diplomacy and interpersonal skills.