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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.

PSHi Program Analyst (Analyst II)

http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/ - search on posting (Req) number 41669BR

The Global Health Group’s Private Sector Healthcare Initiative (PSHi) is seeking a junior project manager and research analyst to ensure smooth operation of administrative functions for the PSHi team, and provide complex logistics coordination to multiple research and programmatic needs across the PSHi portfolio of activities. Responsibilities will range from coordinating logistics for high profile domestic and international meetings and retreats, organizing the recruitment and onboarding of a new PSHi team lead and other team members, and researching project and funding opportunities for the group. The Program Analyst will also provide specific support to the PSHi’s portfolio on social franchising, assisting with data collection for, and publication of a major annual compendium, ensuring regular communications and updating of the sf4health.org website, tracking related expenses, and organizing logistics for meetings of the international Social Franchising Metrics Working Group. The Program Analyst must have excellent time management skills, and be flexible and be able to adjust to new projects and priorities as they arise.

Evidence to Policy Initiative (E2Pi)

None at this time

Global Health Group Finance & Operations Team

Global Health Group Finance Analyst (Analyst III)

Req Number 40512BR

The GHG Financial Analyst will work closely with the GHG Operations Manager to support timely financial management of the activities of the Global Health Group and its initiatives. Responsibilities include accounting and financial monitoring of assigned projects (including reconciling general ledgers, rent and recharges); developing and regularly updating financial projections to support decision making and grant reporting; reviewing and processing vendor contracts, invoices and payments; and taking action to implement next steps to adjust or correct transactions (including updating payroll distributions, processing recharges, and supporting project closeout). The Financial Analyst will contribute to pre-award grant proposal development, and will monitor grant and contract reporting requirements to ensure timely reporting and/or invoicing.

The Global Health Group is a complex, fast-moving, policy-oriented research enterprise. Compelling candidates will be team players with strong budgeting and financial analysis skills, excellent time management and problem solving skills, and willingness and ability to be flexible and adjust to new projects and priorities as they arise. This is a full time, fully grant-funded position, reporting to the Global Health Group Operations Manager. The candidate will also perform other related duties as assigned.

For more information or to submit an application, please visit UCSF Careers.