Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project with the following overall objectives: (1) Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system; (2) Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and; (3) Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems. In Myanmar, the IDDS project will focus on activities to accelerate the diagnosis of TB and build off of activities and successes of Challenge TB and enhance the impact of TB support provided by the Global Fund and the Access to Health Fund. IDDS will focus on activities to achieve three key results:
Increase TB case detection Increase MDR-TB case detection Increase access to, and quality of, second line anti-TB drug resistance testing.
FHI 360 is seeking a Senior Program Manager (SPM) to work closely with the IDDS Myanmar Team Lead and IDDS Myanmar Finance and Operations Manager and other project team members to ensure financial, operational, technical, programmatic efficiency, compliance, and reporting. The SPOM will provide technical and programmatic support to IDDS activities in Myanmar including monitoring project activities and budget as well as helping to organize IDDS team efforts and activities in Myanmar. This position reports to the IDDS Myanmar Team Lead and the overall oversight of the IDDS project senior management team, led by the IDDS Project Director.
May supervise other FHI 360 IDDS staff members in Myanmar.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.