This position will be based in Geneva with Foundation of Appropriate Technologies in Health – an affiliate of PATH.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
The Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases program, as a leader in the effort to end malaria illnesses and deaths, refines and develops tools and approaches, supports national programs, and builds evidence and data to empower national governments to pursue malaria elimination.
- Provide knowledge of global malaria priorities and trends, regional context, and technical expertise, providing strategic guidance across geographies to country and project leadership.
- Provide strategic guidance and technical oversight for grant deliverables in the areas of resource allocation and alignment.
- Leads resource mobilization, seeking sustained support for NMCPs.
- Support day-to-day engagement with multi-lateral organizations, partners, and donors; coordination with regional partnerships, technical groups, agencies, private sector groups, and in-country/cross-country funding, and governance groups. Implement plans for enhanced coordination with PMI; Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria; WHO at all appropriate levels.
- Lead implementation of global engagement and enhanced partnership agenda, including but not limited to:
- Participating in and contribute to relevant WHO working groups, expert review groups, and guidance/tool writing processes
- Contributing to WHO-led workstreams related to tracking and mitigating COVID-19 disruptions
- Participating in / co-leading (as relevant) RBM partner committees, including Elimination 8 Technical Committee
- Maintain regular communications with the Global Fund to surface in-country grant-related challenges, reprogramming needs, and troubleshoot funding issues as they arise; participate in delegations to Global Fund Board as nominated.
- Mentor, support, and assist in-country staff in overall career growth and skill set building.
- Contribute to and review project annual work plans, budgets, and technical progress reports.
- Represent PATH internally and externally at donor workshops and meetings; at international conferences; and with peer organizations and private sector partners.
- Identify, initiate, and participate in new opportunities, program design, proposal writing, and other business development efforts.