Program Officer, HIV, TB, and Viral Hepatitis

Job Description



PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.


PATH’s HIV, Tuberculosis, and Viral Hepatitis (HIV/TB/VH) portfolio includes programs in multiple countries and continents that involve expansion of community-based care, introduction of new technologies and service delivery models, and strengthening the continuums of care. PATH is seeking a Program Officer to serve as a technical and programmatic resource to ongoing HIV/TB/VH projects in India, Uganda, and Vietnam among others, and to build the HIV/TB/VH portfolio of projects by working with program leaders to research, develop, and draft concept notes and proposals. This position will report directly to the HIV/TB/VH Managing Director and be based in either PATH’s Washington, DC or Seattle, WA office.


Specific Responsibilities Include:


  • Provide direct support to project staff in focus countries, including program management and coordination; research; report writing; project start-up and close-out; and work plan development
  • Monitor project activities to ensure adherence to project work plans, timelines, resource allocations, and deliverable schedules via regular contact and coordination with in-country staff
  • Serve as the primary day-to-day liaison between the HIV/TB/VH program and select country staff and partners
  • Provide or secure expertise and resources for PATH’s staff and partners in planning, organizing, and implementing activities
  • Alert management and solicit input as required in case of the emergence of potential problems
  • Research, write and track proposals and business development opportunities for the Program
  • Work with in-country staff to document activities and successes, and write abstracts, success stories, journal articles, or other materials to share achievements
  • Develop content for PATH communications and external events, including blogs, case studies, policy reports, fact sheets or briefs, newsletters, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Conduct research on TB, HIV, viral hepatitis, gender, and/or health behaviors in key focus countries, including identification of critical issues, partners, and potential strategies for response



Required Experience



  • Master’s degree preferred plus a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, a combination of education and relevant experience will be considered
  • Experience managing health and development programs with or in developing countries
  • Experience in proposal writing and business development
  • Experience in two or more of the following technical areas: communications; health financing; private-sector engagement; social and behavior change; advocacy, social mobilization, and communication; gender and/or gender-based violence; monitoring, evaluation, and research; and digital health solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) complex issues in a concise, compelling, and easily understandable manner
  • Skilled in successfully working with geographically dispersed teams and working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Technical writing skills, such as synthesizing research findings, content for proposal sections, etc.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with ability to prioritize deadlines and work in fast-moving environments and teams, while maintaining accuracy
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • Cover letter required
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States


Remote Work:

PATH continues to evolve to support our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, most of PATH’s US based positions are temporarily 100% remote, within commuting distance to our PATH offices. When PATH transitions more broadly to in-person work, we will operate with a hybrid workplace model. Hybrid employees must reside within commuting distance to one of our PATH offices. PATH’s US offices are in Seattle, WA and Washington, D.C.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees, interns, consultants, and temporary staff based in the United States. Individuals selected for job opportunities in the United States must be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination status, upon hire. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.


PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.


PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Job Location Seattle, WA or Washington, DC, United States

Company LocationUnited States, Seattle or Washington, DC

Position TypeFull-Time/Regular

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