CAMRIS International

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Deputy Program Manager, GHTP

Deputy Program Manager, GHTP

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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 seeks a Deputy Program Manager for the anticipated Global Health Technical Professionals (GHTP) contract. The purpose of the contract is to develop a new cadre of USAID Global Health Technical Professionals (GHTP) while also  providing non-direct hire global health Technical Professionals (TPs) to the USAID Bureau for Global Health (GH) and other Agency offices in Washington and overseas. The contract will serve primarily as an entry point for junior- and mid-level technical professionals who are new to USAID.


The Deputy Program Manager will work closely with the Program Manager, HR Director, and subcontractor personnel to ensure maximum recruitment of institutional contractor employee positions, consistent hiring practices and comprehensive orientation, and highest quality administrative support. The Deputy Program Manager will have direct contact with contract employees to provide day-to-day support and will work with the Program Manager to ensure that the project’s policies and procedures are complete, appropriate, and effectively implemented.


  • Prepare scopes of work, job descriptions, and employee budgets.
  • Source, Screen and qualify resumes against contract needs.
  • Prepare employment agreements and hiring packets.
  • Process and review O-1, Alien of Extraordinary Ability, Lawful Permanent Residence Petitions, and H-1B Temporary Skilled worker petitions.
  • Review all visa requests for missing documentation and information.
  • Track and monitor status of all petition filings to ensure timely update.
  • Verify educational credentials and other required documents.
  • Participate in employee orientations.
  • Manage logistical aspects for overseas placements and temporary duty travel.
  • Support the project’s reporting requirements and information management.
  • Assist in the development of written policies and procedures, forms, and communication materials.
  • Coordinate community outreach efforts and activities for the Program.
  • Participate in local and national social marketing activities and programs, including social marketing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Work closely with upper management to coordinate content of materials, advertisements, and marketing messages.
  • Develop recruitment fliers and outreach brochures.
  • Represent the project at employee meetings, recruitment fairs, and other events as needed.


  • US citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical field.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience leading recruitment services large scale staff augmentation contracts.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and agency specific regulations, including the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).
  • Demonstrated experience managing transition activities for contracts or related work.
  • Strong working knowledge of program management methodologies.
  • Ability and desire to maintain and expand client relationships through the delivery of high quality work.
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively, independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills, including the ability to interact in a professional manner with senior government managers and teammates during periods of high stress and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to design, develop and deliver high-quality program results in a highly collaborative environment.