Overview

The Sr. Population/Public Health Manager position will be responsible for providing oversight of NIH-funded D43 training and capacity building programs (including four currently in Nigeria). This will include day-to-day operations oversight, as well as supervision of team members working on these programs and other necessary activities (reporting, program evaluation, grant development, etc.). This position will be based in Nashville, Tennessee USA in the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) offices.

Key Responsibilities:

Senior staff member for multiple international training and capacity building programs, responsible for:  day-to-day management of the program and trainees, including visas, stipends, insurance, financial management, online training, etc.
serving as liaison to NIH and partner institutions
connecting interested applicants with potential programs and mentors, providing consultation for applications
developing timelines and ensuring milestones are met
working with PIs to innovate within the programs and secure additional funding
reviewing expenditures, ensuring compliance, and managing program budgets in partnership with IMPH finance team
leading reporting, publications, and other dissemination activities
serving as primary point of contact for IRB and other institutional partners
Organize and lead meetings, workshops, and other program activities
Build surveys and conduct program evaluation activities
Write, edit, review, and submit manuscripts
Travel to domestic and international sites and conferences as needed to meet with collaborators, present findings, or teach workshops
Supervision/management of programmatic, research, and administrative staff, as well as interns
Provide support to international students and scholars on research project development

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About Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) builds capacity through interdisciplinary global health education and training programs, conducts implementation science and research, and provides technical assistance service to government and civil sector organizations in countries supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through an an affiliated organization, Friends in Global Health (FGH).

As a leader in international education and research, VIGH seeks to improve health
and well being of people living in low-resource settings. Our work reflects this commitment.

For additional information, please visit https://www.vumc.org/global-health/welcome