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[e-drug] Vacancy: Pharmaceutical Management Advisor, Washington DC

E-DRUG: Vacancy: Pharmaceutical Management Advisor, Washington DC

Greetings E-druggers,

USAID's Global Health Fellows Program, implemented by Public Health Institute 
and its partners: Harvard School of Public Health,
Management Systems International, and Tulane University's School of Public 
Health and Tropical Medicine, is currently recruiting a:
Pharmaceutical Management Advisor (PMA) for the Health Systems Division, Office 
of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition at USAID headquarters in 
Washington, DC.

Position Summary: This position will 
* provide technical and managerial assistance in the implementation of the 
Strengthening Pharmaceutical System Program (SPS) and the United States 
Pharmacopeia Drug Quality and Information (USP DQI) Program;
* contribute to strengthening approaches and strategies and enhancing health 
system performance in the delivery of priority interventions in reproductive, 
maternal, neonatal and child health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and TB by improving 
overall pharmaceutical management, product quality assurance and 
pharmacovigiliance, pharmaceutical sector governance, medicine use, and 
pharmaceutical information activities; 
* provide technical guidance to the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) component of 
the USAID's Infectious Disease Strategy by supporting efforts and interventions 
to combat the development of resistance; 
* help increase awareness of the growing public health threat posed by AMR in 
light of the many global initiatives supplying increased amounts of medicines 
to developing countries with weak health systems and scare human resource 
capacity to manage and use them effectively.

Requirements: US citizenship or US Permanent Residency required. The selected 
candidate will be subject to security investigation.

Advanced degree in public health, pharmacy, or closely related discipline or 
equivalent.  Minimum 5 years working with developing country health programs; 
clinical patient care experience desired.  The successful candidate will have 
strong interpersonal skills and be skilled in
management, teamwork, collaboration, and have the ability to act as liaison 
among various bureaus and agencies. Excellent oral and written communication 
skills, demonstrated Computer skills in MS Office Suite applications are 
required. Must be able to travel to developing countries.

To see a full position description, please see https://www.GHFP.net

This is a two year fellowship. Public Health Institute offers a comprehensive 
benefits package.

To apply:  All candidates are required to apply through GHFP's online 
recruitment system which allows you to store your CV, profile and
bio data form.  A separate cover letter describing your background and related 
experience is required.  All online applications must be submitted by August, 
24, 2007.

Thank you for your attention to this posting. If you or anyone you know is 
interested, please refer the the GHFP website for further information and 
instructions on how to apply.

Joyce Prescott

Prescott & Associates
Human Resources Management Consulting
707-745-1027 office
707-745-4108 fax

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