The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Impact & Knowledge Director in Rockville, Maryland
Summary of the Position
The Impact and Knowledge Director will define and drive the strategy, processes, content and continuously monitor the impact of the work performed by the Global Health and Manufacturing Services (GHMS) department at USP. You will be responsible for measuring impact, organizing and disseminating knowledge, as well as drive monitoring and evaluation best practices. You are a champion for data collection, knowledge sharing, and impact measurement so that pertinent information and experiences are shared with stakeholders.
The Impact and Knowledge Director will report to the Senior Director, Global Health Technical Programs, and work collaboratively across the GHMS division. The role will also lead monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) activities undertaken for GHMS programs and activities.
Roles and Responsibilities
Lead in developing MEL plans, setting targets, and reporting performance data for donor funded work
Establish metrics that measure the effectiveness, value and success of technical approaches. This includes quality of deliverables, quality of service and measure of adoption.
Oversees data management, data visualization, and research activities, including operations research for donor funded projects
Manage the GHMS department M&E data management system (DevResults)
Develop and/or review reports and data visualizations of performance data
Provide day-to-day M&E support to donor funded projects as needed
Prepare annual Impact Report highlighting successes and impact
Support business development with data and information required for proposal development and technical collateral (e.g., technical briefs, capability statements and etc.)
Work closely with members of the GH Technical Program team to ensure indicators and technical activities align
Train staff on indicators and the DevResults system
Collaborate with the PQM+ M&E Director to ensure alignment of the project’s M&E data
Master’s degree in public health, business, international development, or a relevant field
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience on international development projects.
Minimum three (3) years of experience managing M&E activities on international development projects
Experience on global public health programs.
Experience providing remote support to development projects strongly preferred
Experience with data collection (qualitative and quantitative, including use of online survey software), data management, data management systems, and data visualization
Experience with medicines/medical products or medicine supply chains strongly preferred
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to present to senior level executives and government representatives.
USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing are protected.
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.
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Job Category Technical Programs
Job Type Full-Time