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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Deputy Director for Management and Operations | CWW in Decatur, Georgia


The Task Force for Global HEalth is seeking a Deputy Director for Management and Operations to provide strategic leadership and technical direction for various aspects of a large andcomplex international program.


  • Responsible for overall management, technical development, implementation,personnel, budget and financial oversight of program.

  • Build partnershipsand relationships, work with donors.

  • Directs the strategic planning, development, and operations of a large and complex program.

  • Plans, administersand monitors program budgets.

  • Develops short and long term goals and objectives.

  • Oversees related specialprojects.

  • May represent the program in various national and international settings.

  • May manage the solicitation offunding from foundation, corporate, individual and governmental donors.

  • Collaborates with and seeks the supportof representatives from other organizations.

  • Establishes and administers policies and procedures.

  • Supervises staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


The Deputy Director of Management and Operations (DDMO) is responsible for providing oversight to the day-day operations of CWW including finances, staff, policesand processes.

  • Works closely with the Director of CWW in providing strategic direction for the program.

  • Serves as a main liaisonfunding partners, staff and other stakeholders.

  • Responsibilities include overseeing theimplementationof short- and long-term strategicplansfor CWW, undertaking new initiatives and projects, and establishing the program’s policies and procedures.

  • The DDMO servesas Acting Director during the Director’s absence, authorizing decisions in areas designated by the Director.

  • The Deputy Director is responsible for managing CWWs financial operationsand program staff.


  • Master's degree in public health, social sciences, public administration or a related field and

  • Ten years of related experience which includes five years at a management level, or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.


  • Five to seven years experience in strategic planning and program development, implementation, and managementat a senior level– preferably with public health projects and programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proven management and organizational skills, including experience leading, building and successfully managing apublic healthteam, program, or organizationat the Director or Deputy level.

  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and demonstrate strong strategic and analytical capabilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, able to effectively engage with senior level officials and partners.

  • Superbwriting and editing skills.

  • Previous experience in strategic planning and implementation of health projects and programs.

  • Proven management and organizational skills, including experience leading, building and successfully managing a team.

  • Grant management experience.

  • International health experience.

  • Familiarity with neglected tropical disease control programs.

  • Capacity to work comfortablywith ambiguityin complex dynamic systems.

Additional Details


  • Works in partnership with the CWW Director and CWW Program Directors (PDs) to provideoversightanddirectionto CWW in all aspects of developing and meeting its mission and strategic objectives.

  • Coordinates with the Director and PDs to assure that financial and business goals are met.

  • In collaboration with the Director,managesthe strategic planning, business planning, and operational planningprocessesandtheirimplementation for theCWWprogram.

  • Provides oversight and direction to CWW including structuring and managing CWW weekly staff meetings and other staff events.

  • Serves as primary liaison with the Task Force Integrated Program Services and related management functions including HR, IT, Accounting, and Facilities.

  • Participates in the Task Force’s Program Directorcommitteefor business managementin the absence of the Director of CWW.

  • Performs as Acting Director during the Director’s absence, authorizing decisions in areas designated by the Director.

Program Management

  • Leads and facilitates growth to ensure that CWW evolves and adapts itsprogrammatic andtechnical capabilities in step with the evolving global health and development environment and the priority needs of CWW-supported countries.

  • Develops and implements management processes, procedures, and systems needed to assure activities operate smoothly.

  • Participates inthe development and implementation of strategic, comprehensive, integrated communications and marketing plans, including social media outreach, and other initiatives.

  • Manages CWW’s overall continuous quality improvement program by working closely with the Director and PDs to evaluate the impact and outcomes of CWW’s work.

  • Provides management and operations support forCWW’s role asSecretariatof the STH Advisory Committee.

  • Providesleadership andstrategicinput ontechnical assistance, policy analysis,and thepreparation of reports, agendas, and other work products.

  • Consults with other NTD programs, including attending monthly NTD group meeting.

  • Represents CWW on committees and at conferences and meetings.


  • Maintains a strategic and tactical view over the financial resources, staff, contractors, and material neededin pursuit of CWW’s strategic priorities, mission, goals and objectives.

  • Provides leadership, support, and supervisory oversight to direct reports, including full-time staff, consultants, volunteers, and studentsand assures they meet their performance goals.

  • Provides input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participates in staff recruitment, development, and retention activities.

  • AllocatesCWW resources andassignsspecific roles across various programs.

  • Develops andoverseesprogram budgets and assures coordination with the Director and PDs in the use of those budgets.

  • Manages CWW’s grants received and payable, including planning, administering, and monitoring budgets and spending, as well as preparing and reviewing technical and financial reports.

  • Responsible for working with government agencies, private foundations, and other clients to negotiate and manage grants and contracts within required terms.

  • Provides funders withregular financialupdates and reports.

  • May solicit funding from additional sources.


  • Participatesfully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested byTask Force management.


  • 10 –20% domestic and international travel

TFGH Background:

The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) is an non-governmental organization affiliated with Emory University and located in Decatur, GA. TFGH and its programs work globally to eliminate diseases that have plagued humankind for centuries and build the systems necessary to protect the health of entire populations. In 2016, TFGH received the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize – the world’s largest award of its kind – in recognition of its contributions to alleviating human suffering.


Children Without Worms (CWW) is an international non-governmental public health program of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH). CWW supports global efforts to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in people at high-risk of infection. One key program role is serving as secretariat of the STH Advisory Committee, a group of independent experts which provides technical advice and guidance to STH stakeholders including the World Health Organization, pharma, researchers, and implementation organizations.

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Job Number 42810

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Affiliated Organizations

Department Task Force for Global Health

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Task Force for Global Health