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Monrovia, Liberia
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Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance Team Lead - Monrovia, Liberia

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

International Health and Development

Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance Chief of Party, Monrovia, Liberia

Monrovia, Liberia

Are you passionate about improving quality of life through disease prevention, health promotion, and the care of chronic health conditions? Then consider ICF. We work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges with behavior and disease surveillance and monitoring, research and surveys, training and technical assistance, and informatics and systems.

Job Description:

Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project focused on strengthening laboratory diagnostic networks and surveillance systems, with a cross-cutting third objective focused on evidence and innovation. ICF is seeking a Chief-of-Party (COP) to be responsible for overall management of activities in Liberia and coordinate with other project team members who lead specific activities. The COP will work closely with USAID/Liberia, provide leadership, and represent the project in country.  Position reports to the IDDS Director based in Rockville, MD, or his delegate.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent IDDS in Liberia to the USAID mission (Global Health Security Advisor), the Government of Liberia, and other stakeholders
  • Lead and manage the project team in Liberia – providing the vision, coordination, resource management, and supervision of technical and administrative staff required to accomplish workplan activities and meet project objectives.
  • Ensure quality control and overall responsiveness of the technical team, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.
  • Work closely with USAID and with the IDDS US-based team to define and adjust annual work plans
  • Work closely with Global Health Security Agenda partners and stakeholders to ensure coordinated approach.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master degree in public health or related fields
  • Minimum 10 years experience managing health programs;
  • Familiarity with USAID operations
  • Expertise in infectious diseases, laboratory diagnostics, or disease surveillance
  • Analytical skills able to use data for decision making
  • Strong writing skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Willingness to travel within Liberia

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Liberian nationality
  • Experience residing and working in Liberia
  • Experience in the Global Health Security Agenda

Professional Skills:

  • Project management
  • Facilitation and stakeholder engagement

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

Rockville, MD (MD18)

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