Program Officer needed to provide coordinated and comprehensive program management support across global COVID-19 and critical care response projects, under a global USAID-funded project. Program Officer will join a growing core team of program, financial and technical staff, to support development, implementation and monitoring of project activities at the central and country levels for RISE COVID-19 response activities, including critical care case management, vaccination, O2 infrastructure, field support and related activities. This includes support planning, implementing and reporting for expanding global COVID-19 emergency response efforts, including work planning; technical and program support to teams and working groups; report writing; financial oversight and sub-award management; operations and administration. Program Officer will provide critical support to the program leadership to liaise with technical, country backstop, finance, operations, communications, and other units within Jhpiego to ensure coordination and integration of project activities. Program Officer will also support coordination with RISE implementing and consortium partners, Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Emergency Care, as well as with USAID as needed.
Reaching Impact, Saturation, and Epidemic Control (RISE) is a $200+ million, 5-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Through RISE, Jhpiego implements HIV prevention research and programmatic efforts; and over the past year, RISE has leveraged these HIV platforms to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in priority countries including but not limited to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique and Rwanda.