CAMRIS International

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Program Director

Program Director

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CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. 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. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.


CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.


CAMRIS is currently seeking a Program Director for the Global Health Technical Professionals (GHTP) program with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal of the GHTP program is to establish an award that will develop a new cadre of USAID Global Health Technical Professionals while also providing non-direct hire global health Technical Professionals to the USAID Bureau for Global Health and other Agency offices in Washington and overseas.


  • Serve as primary point-of-contact for the USAID COR for all matters pertaining to the contract for which authorities have not been delegated by the contractor to the Program Deputy Director or Director of Finance
  • Obtain any contractor organization internal approvals required for decisions taken by the Program Director if the Program Director does not have independent authority
  • Maintain monthly meetings with the COR
  • Set up/establish management, administrative, and financial systems
  • Manage and supervise program staff


  • Must hold a MD or a PhD in global health or a related field
  • At least ten years of experience in personnel and performance management
  • Demonstrated experience in management and supervision of staff
  • Experience in setting up management, administrative, and financial systems
  • Experience with management and administration of donor-supported health programs
  • Well-versed in USAID regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent leadership, management, and written and oral communication skills
  • Strong cross-cultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships