Program Management Consultant, Learning and Capacity Development, Prevent Epidemics (4-6 Months)
Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to address important and challenging health issues. We develop and oversee programs to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality, providing expertise in project implementation and management, strategic communications, epidemiology and surveillance, and other core public health capacities.
Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that since 2017 has been working closely with governments, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, academic and other partners in a number of countries to strengthen national capacity to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats. For more information about our Prevent Epidemics initiative, visit: https://www.resolvetosavelives.org/ and https://preventepidemics.org/
Currently, the Prevent Epidemics team within Resolve to Save Lives is partnering closely with the World Health Organization and country governments to implement an online version of the WHO Benchmarks for International Health Regulations capacities to support in-country epidemic preparedness activities. This effort requires the creation, user-testing and curation of practical tools that can assist mid- and senior-level officials to more easily and effectively perform complex assessment, stakeholder engagement, costing, monitoring and evaluation and decision-making tasks.
We are seeking a Program Management Consultant to support the design, testing and launch of a new interface for the WHO Benchmarks tool. This online tool will enable leaders in governments and multilateral institutions to create effective action plans to improve epidemic preparedness. The consultant will partner with Resolve’s Digital Product Designer and epidemic preparedness experts to examine and improve the user experience and real-world application of the interface. For 10-20% of their time, the consultant can also expect to provide surge support for other program management and learning projects that support the Prevent Epidemics team. The consultant shall report to the Director of Learning and Capacity Development at Prevent Epidemics. 4-6 Months Consultancy (remote)
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