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Program Deputy Director/ Head of Professional Development

Program Deputy Director/ Head of Professional Development

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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 Deputy Director/ Head of Professional Development 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.


  • Work closely with the COR and Director of Recruitment to ensure maximum recruitment of Technical Professionals, consistent with hiring practices and comprehensive orientation
  • Oversee the professional and career development of Technical Professionals, including development of trackers, budgets, and plans for professional development
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategies, annual work plans, and budgets for recruitment and performance management
  • Prepare employment agreements for the advisor placements as necessary, negotiate terms and conditions, and prepare employment packages for COR approval
  • Backstop the Program Director and serve in the capacity of Program Director in his/her absence


  • Master’s degree in public health or related field
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in human resources, performance management, and program management
  • Experience in financial management and employment contracts negotiation
  • 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