Job Purpose and Impact
The Research and Development Technical Services Lead will provide coaching and leadership to internal and external partners to ensure project TRANFORM is executed in a way that meets project and business goals and complies with all applicable protocols.
TRANSFORM is a USAID-supported, Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA)-aligned initiative that will develop and implement innovative, market-driven, and sustainable research and development (R&D) solutions to : (i) support increased global access to safe, affordable, high-quality animal-sourced nutrition;
and (ii) strengthen global health security through the prevention of AMR, emerging zoonoses, and transboundary animal diseases.
In this role, you will provide guidance and training to research partners and foster those relationships in a way ensures completion of research goals.
You will also be a liaison with local partners including government and external partners in line with TRANSFORM.
Provide guidance and support for the execution of research trials or studies ensuring all parties involved follow protocols.
Develop and foster strong relationships with internal and external TRANSFORMresearch partners.
Lead contact with research partners on day to day basis to ensure research protocol are followed.
Design and execute necessary training for those involved in trials to ensure all protocols are understood.
Lead data collection related to trials or studies.
Monitor technical budget and metrics and report to stakeholders monthly.
Other duties as assigned
Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems.
You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
Bachelor Degree is a must, Master's degree or other post-secondary degree
Minimum of six years of related work experience, technical background
Other minimum qualifications may apply
Proficient in English
Experience managing relationships with external partners
Excellent in English, customer facing, collaboration and project management
Prior Benificial Experiences
Ability to work cross-functionally in a global and matrixed environment.