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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Project Manager | TEPHINET in Decatur, Georgia


Please note that this is a 1-year term-limited position with the possibility of renewal.


  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program with the Task Force for Global Health. Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.

  • Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.

  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.

  • Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.

  • Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.

  • Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.

  • May supervise program staff.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Project Management

  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of project(s) with the TEPHINET program of the Task Force for Global Health.

  • Works with the Project Management Team Lead and funders to define scope of a project.

  • Documents project work plan/timeline, resources needs, resource expectations, key milestone dates and tracks project process.

  • Creates status reports for distribution to project team, external customers.

  • Updates activities and modifies deliverable dates as needed.

Resource Management

  • Plans, executes, and monitors project(s) budgets, including approval of expenditures.

  • Creates contracts for consultants as needed

  • Identifies subcontractors in countries and provides guidance on reporting, payment and the implementation of activities

  • Approves expense reports and manages detailed budget.

  • Works with the financial management staff to provide information for financial reports.

  • Creates, submits, and processes invoices.


  • Establishes and maintains regular collaborative contact with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Meets regularly with the project team to review all current projects and escalates issues to supervisor as needed.

  • Builds and nurtures relationships with consultants and external customers by interacting through email, phone calls, meetings, and/or personal visits.

  • Participates in problem solving and resolution of operational issues.

Staff Development

  • Attends conferences/meetings and reviews literature in order to stay abreast of current knowledge and issues.


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

  • Represent TEPHINET in different activities like conferences, meetings, contact with donor or activities assigned by the supervisor.

  • Acts as a liaison to partner organizations and all project related personnel and affiliates, with a high level of diplomacy and tact.


  • 15-20% domestic and/or international travel is required.


  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated

  • Six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Master’s degree in a field related to the program

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Prior experience in donor and partner relations

  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills; high attention to detail and quality

  • Proficiency in a second language preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

  • Previous experiences working on international projects

Reports to:Project Management Team Lead, TEPHINET

Additional Details

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.

TEPHINET Background:

The principal mission of the TEPHINET is: To strengthen international public health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international public health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.

This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

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Job Number 41707

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