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Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Malaria Elimination Initiative Economist

The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) is seeking a dynamic and talented individual for an exciting program of work to advance global understanding on the costs and economics and financing for malaria elimination. Key activities will include collecting and analyzing data on the costs of current and future malaria elimination efforts, compiling new evidence on the comparative costs and cost-benefits of malaria elimination, tracking resources and developing a gap analysis in select countries robust methodology for developing an investment case for malaria elimination, and analyzing the costs and cost-effectiveness of specific malaria elimination interventions particularly around surveillance and response.

MEI Program Analyst (Analyst II)

Req 41809BR

The MEI Program Analyst will provide project management and logistical support to a variety of complex and high profile international meetings and events hosted by the MEI. The MEI anticipates holding 8-10 meetings, events or workshops per year, which are typically 15-120 participants large, 1-5 days long, held in international locations (Asia and southern Africa) and often co-hosted with institutional partners in the host country. The Program Analyst will provide and manage complex travel and logistics planning to cover an ever-growing MEI Team (35+ faculty and staff) and the MEI’s many collaborators world-wide; set-up and negotiate contracts with vendor partners including hotels and venues for large conferences and meetings; research the need for, and support processing of visa applications; and collaborate and serve as a member of the Global Health Group Core Administrative Team to ensure consistent administrative support across all Global Health Group initiatives.

Private Sector Healthcare Initiative (PSHi)

Lead, Private Sector Healthcare Initiative (PSHi)

http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/ - search on posting (Req) number 41549BR

Following a planned transition of the current Lead to a research and teaching role, the Global Health Group is seeking a catalytic leader to take the work of the PSHi to the next level, and create a dynamic, coherent and well-funded work program over the next five+ years. The PSHi Lead is responsible for developing and leading or overseeing implementation of a spectrum of strategic research, policy translation and evidence dissemination activities to catalyze broader understanding of the role of the private sector in healthcare delivery, and stimulate further research, policy change and implementation of new programs to appropriately leverage private delivery to increase quality and access to care in low- and middle-income countries. The Lead is responsible for providing thought leadership and representing the PSHi and Global Health Group’s work and research in international forums; spearheading and encouraging fund-raising efforts (grant/contract proposals, gifts) to ensure sustained financing of the team’s strategy; networking and developing critical relationships with key stakeholders; ensuring a robust agenda and workplans; and providing leadership and management to the PSHi team. S/he will also have specific responsibility for directing and developing the PSHi’s work on hospital public-private partnerships (PPPs), including a novel PPP Fellowship collaboration with PwC. Candidates may come from the health care industry, consulting, academia, a major NGO, a foundation, or from a variety of other possible backgrounds. Critical skills include strategic vision, strong management skills, and entrepreneurial, collaborative leadership. Ideal candidates will bring strong understanding of, and hands-on experience in, healthcare delivery in the developing world and elsewhere, including excellent understanding of the current major issues and debates in global health delivery, policy and development, including the institutions and organizations actively involved. They will also bring established relationships with global health leaders from foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, universities and consulting firms.

This is a full-time, fully grant/gift-funded position, currently funded for two years. This appointment can be made on an academic or a management track, as may be appropriate to the career background and future preferences of the successful candidate. Frequent travel of 1-2 weeks’ duration within the US, to Europe, and to partner countries in Asia and Africa will be required. This position will be based at the Global Health Group offices in San Francisco, CA.

Evidence to Policy Initiative (E2Pi)

None at this time

Global Health Group Finance & Operations Team

Global Health Group Operations Manager

http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/ - search on posting (Req) number 41641BR

The Global Health Group has doubled in size and funding since 2012. To support its rapid growth, we are seeking a strong manager to provide operational management and leadership to the Group as a whole. Reporting to the GHG Deputy Director, and working closely with the GHG Finance Manager and operations staff in each of the three GHG initiatives and Global Health Sciences core functions, the GHG Operations Manager will provide central oversight, coordination/management and guidance to the operations of the GHG as a whole, to support consistent, high quality, compliant, and timely implementation of GHG projects and research. S/he will be responsible for developing and enforcing consistent policies and procedures, and seeking opportunities to leverage staffing to gain efficiencies. S/he will also take on special projects on behalf of the Deputy Director, including planning GHG-wide retreats and other meetings, contributing to strategic planning, and supporting new project startup. The incumbent will work closely with the Deputy Director, taking on responsibilities which involve strategic, fast-paced action. The incumbent must be able to think critically, and develop flexible but sustainable efforts in keeping with the Global Health Group core mission. The incumbent will be expected to work independently and in collaboration with Initiative teams and Team Leads/Team members. This is a full time position, fully funded for an initial two years from grants and gifts.