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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Project Director - USAID (Contingent Upon Contract Award) in Rockville, Maryland


**If interested, Please send CV to Mariona Cami, Recruitment Consultant, with the Subject Line “USP Project Director (NextGen) Application” - recruitingconsul@gmail.com

The Project Director is accountable for the implementation of a $200-$300M global USAID program. The Project Director has overall responsibility for setting strategic direction, oversight, administration, supervision, and management of all aspects of program performance. S/he will ensure compliance with USAID and USP regulations, policies, and procedures and ensure systems and processes are in place to demonstrate the program’s achievements and compliance with FAR and AIDAR. The Project Director will be the primary liaison with USAID. The position is contingent on contract award.


  • Minimum of fifteen (15+) years of professional experience in global health program management and implementation

  • At least 10 years of health commodity quality assurance experience, preferably in a developing country context

  • Minimum of ten (10+) years of supervisory/management experience required, including 5+ years of experience leading large teams with globally located staff, clients, and counterparts

  • At least five (5+) years of USAID program implementation experience in leadership position, managing and implementing complex programs in health systems, quality assurance, and HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB, and FP/MNCH

  • Demonstrated and extensive experience managing high value contracts ($50MM+) and ensuring compliance with FAR and AIDAR

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with host governments, international organizations, implementing partners, and the local partner community

  • High level of integrity and commitment to quality, with strong commitment to personal and team accountability

USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off – 15 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Technical Programs

Job Type Full-Time