The Research Program Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the Key Populations Program including funding, implementation, and dissemination. The Key Populations Program (KPP) focuses on using the scientific tools of public health to address the health and rights of populations in need. The KPP has active projects with key populations including sexual minorities, sex workers, and people who use drugs in countries of Southern, Eastern, and Western Africa as well as Central, Eastern, and South-East Asia, and the Former Soviet Union.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Collaboratively develop research plans and study instruments for submission to the Johns Hopkins University IRB office and local country offices.
*Monitor IRB applications and manage IRB-related study communication.
*Develop operations manuals.
* Facilitate extensive and regular communication between multiple US-based investigators and international partners.
*Develop project management plans and closely monitor adherence to these plans by closely coordinating multiple faculty members from Johns Hopkins as well as implementing partners and community-based organizations.
*Participate in the preparation of new grant applications and existing grant reports.
*Organize project conferences, seminars, and events.
*Draft content for and regularly update a description of the project on the Center for Public Health and Human Rights Website.
*Participate in recruiting, interviewing, training, monitoring and mentoring project interns and students.
*Contribute to data analysis.
*Disseminate research findings through peer-reviewed publications, presentations at professional meetings, and writing technical reports.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline and five (5) years related research or work experience in program management or research required. Comfortable working with stigmatized populations including displaced people, sexual minorities and female sex workers in stigmatized environments. Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities and self-management. Potential for occasional overseas travel. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Masters' degree in Public Health, Business Administration or similar field with demonstrated interest in Public Health. French language.
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