Job Opportunities

A global leader in family planning and reproductive health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at JHSPH, plays a key role in advancing evidence-based family planning policies, practice, and programs worldwide. The Institute features a dynamic, innovative working environment, with opportunities to work with leaders in research and advocacy, both established and emerging; to contribute at a high level to the organization’s forward progress; and to contribute to sustainable, positive change for women and men, communities, and countries. For information about the Gates Institute, please browse our website.

Current Openings:

AYSRH Program Officer

The Program Officer will contribute to managing day-to-day programmatic elements of projects focusing on international family planning, reproductive health, and population dynamics for the Gates Institute. This position is a full-time position based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and will manage all communication aspects for NextGen initiatives including all forms of traditional and digital communications.

Francophone Program Officer

PMA is seeking a Francophone Program Officer to join the Survey Operations team, which oversees the global technical management of the PMA surveys, and provides technical assistance in key areas throughout survey operations to in-country university/research institutes as the implementing partners. Primary responsibilities include being the Francophone country point of contact for all aspects of survey operations, such as support for field testing protocols, local IRB submission, development of enumerator training materials and documenting deviations in survey protocols and questionnaires. As part of this, the Francophone Program Officer will also coordinate with relevant module and activity-specific leads within PMA that may be organizing separate data collection activities with country partners. The Francophone Program Officer will also take a lead role in technical capacity strengthening initiatives, including providing direct support to Francophone teams to become more autonomous in survey operations. The Program Officer will report to the Associate Director of Operations.

Francophone Research Program Officer

PMA is seeking a full-time Francophone Research Program Officer to support data management and analysis activities across all project countries and in Baltimore, with a particular focus on Francophone countries. PMA Francophone countries currently include Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger and DRC.  Major responsibilities include providing remote/in-person technical assistance during field staff trainings, field pre-testing, and data collection, including computer programming and data management activities. In addition, the Francophone Research Program Officer will also program questionnaires on the innovative Open Data Kit (ODK) platform. These questionnaires will be used to collect responses from tens of thousands of women about their health and welfare. In both of these core functions, the Francophone Research Program Officer will also take a lead role in technical capacity strengthening initiatives, including providing direct support to Francophone country teams to become more autonomous in the areas of data management and ODK programming.

Francophone Research Program Officer

PMA recherche un Francophone Research Program Officer à temps plein pour soutenir les activités de gestion et d'analyse des données de tous les pays du projet et à Baltimore, avec un accent particulier sur les pays francophones. Les pays francophones de PMA comprennent actuellement le Burkina Faso, la Côte d'Ivoire, le Niger et la RDC. Les principales responsabilités consistent à fournir une assistance technique à distance ou en personne lors des formations du personnel sur le terrain, des pré-tests sur le terrain et de la collecte des données, y compris la programmation informatique et les activités de gestion des données. En outre, le Francophone Research Program Officer programmera également des questionnaires dans la plateforme innovante Open Data Kit (ODK). Ces questionnaires seront utilisés pour recueillir les réponses de dizaines de milliers de femmes sur leur santé et leur bien-être. Dans le cadre de ces deux fonctions principales, le Francophone Research Program Officer jouera également un rôle principale dans les initiatives de renforcement des capacités techniques, notamment en apportant un soutien direct aux équipes de pays francophones afin qu'elles deviennent plus autonomes dans les domaines de la gestion des données et de la programmation ODK.