Bethesda, Maryland

Overview

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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing, and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

HJF is seeking a Program Analyst I to support Strategic Information (SI) Team within the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located at Rockledge office in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.

The Program Analyst I use analytic abilities, project management skills, and content knowledge to ensure high-quality ongoing technical support for country offices, by monitoring work plan implementation and achievement of programmatic targets and activities. They will be monitoring, evaluating, and overseeing site activities under the prevention, care, and treatment initiatives supported in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The Program Analyst support an assigned country program portfolio based on ongoing data analysis and comprehensive knowledge of the overall country and geographic context in addition to the country-specific HIV/AIDS epidemiology.

Responsibilities

Program Portfolio Management:
  • Serves as the managerial point of contact for up to 2 country programs.
  • Keeps abreast of research, policies, and COP guidance relevant to designated country program portfolio and disseminates information accordingly.
  • Contributes to the development of concepts, strategies, practices, and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations.
  • Assists in the resolution of program issues through the quarterly data review process and triangulation of data and program-specific work plans;
  • Assesses program implementation trends and identifies and addresses gaps to ensure the program is effectively achieving key outcomes and milestones.
  • Monitors programmatic strategies and works with Medical Affairs Technical Directors to routinely analyze progress towards strategies and make shifts as necessary.

Data Management:
  • Performs continuous data management, including collection, entry, transcription, cleaning coding and organization of data.
  • Conducts regular quality checks on data and ensures alignment of program results with PEPFAR requirements. Develops an action plan for improving data quality, as necessary.

Data Analysis and Triangulation:
  • Oversees quarterly quantitative analysis to include; reviewing calculations, analyzing trends in data and progress made against targets and presents findings to HQ staff.
  • Leads the development, coding, manipulation, and continual refinement of data collection, assessment, and analysis tools to improve program implementation, performance, and impact.
  • Oversees monitoring, evaluation, and reporting, including development of appropriate indicators, tracking against targets, assessing performance, conducting surveys and assessments, documenting lessons-learned, and producing timely, accurate, and complete reports.

Technical Assistance:
  • Liaises on a regular basis with country program staff and provides technical oversight to ensure consistent data collection, management and adherence to guidelines.
  • Builds HQ and country program staff capacity by developing programmatic and data-specific trainings, manuals, user aids, and other technical resources regarding specific topics related to M&E systems, data management, and data for decision-making.
  • Develops and disseminates lessons learned and best practices materials.
  • Provides on the ground technical assistance and capacity building support to country program staff through data analysis, data validation checks, and facility level data recommendations.

Technical Area Expertise:
  • Serves as an HQ technical area expert in an area of need such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), program evaluation, quality improvement, etc.

Assists the Associate Director, SI and Technical Director, Quality Metrics and Reporting in other matters, as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Well developed analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with data collection and analysis (e.g., social/behavioral science, clinical, public health) and proficient with Microsoft Excel including ability to conduct analyses and produce visualizations (e.g., graphs/charts/pivot tables, dashboards) using Tableau for program metrics and indicators.
  • Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced environment; Ability to effectively prioritize projects, schedules, and deliverables and adapt to changing PEPFAR and MHRP requirements.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and creativity.
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS PEPFAR-funded project required.
  • Experience using business intelligence software, such as Tableau, required; Experience with PEPFAR reporting systems such as DATIM and PEPFAR Panorama preferred.

Physicial Capabilities
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer and/or desk; ability to move within the worksite. Ability to travel to PEPFAR sites in Africa approximately 10-20% of the time.

Qualifications

Work Environment
  • This position will take place primarily in an office setting.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required preferably in public health, economics, social sciences, or related field. Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-4 years' experience required

All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Bethesda, Maryland

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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