Work from home as a Public Heath, Human Resources Consultant

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Public Heath, Human Resources Consultant, Remote

Location: Remote – US

Project HOPE is an international NGO of engaged employees and volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG)–OE22-2203: Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems Grant–awarded roughly $4 billion as of December, 2023 to 107 public health departments in all 50 states, Washington D.C., 8 territories/freely associated states, and 48 large localities (here forth referred to as PHIG Recipients).1 Three national public health organizations were funded to support the work of the 107 funded health departments, referred to as PHIG National Partners. The three National Partners include the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), and the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The National Partners provide technical assistance, evaluate the program, and facilitate coordination and communication across recipients and CDC.

The Public Health, Human Resources Consultant will provide technical assistance to Public Health Departments and Public Health institutes that submit HR related tickets as a part of the Public Health Infrastructure Grant. Familiarity with the governmental public health system and direct knowledge and experience with city and county human resource departments is required.

This position is contingent upon funding.


The selected consultant(s) will provide overall strategic guidance and advice on activities including:

 Develop/identify strategies and solutions that address hiring and retention barriers and challenges, specifically among city and county government health departments.
 Identify and develop new TA materials and trainings to proactively address the workforce development needs of PHIG recipients.

 Develop and implement dissemination strategies for new materials and trainings for PHIG recipients to ensure uptake and implementation of TA materials and trainings


 Bachelor’s degree in public health or HR.
 HR experience in the public health environment
 Familiarity with the governmental public health system and direct knowledge and experience with city and county human resource departments is required
 Demonstrated experience successfully implementing solutions to improve employee hiring and retention at local government agencies

 Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple partners contributing to a common goal
 Experience conducting activities similar to those outlined in the principal responsibilities 
 Subject Matter Expertise in public health, governmental workforce development, training and technical assistance
 Minimum 5 years of experience in public health/HR


 Master’s degree in public health or HR preferred
 Demonstrated understanding of the national landscape of public health workforce training, TA, and other capacity-building efforts available to state and local health departments
 Experience in providing TA to public health departments across a variety of jurisdictions


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
 Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form and must be able to travel internationally.
Work environment:

 Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level
 Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions

 Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation
 While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently
Due to the substantial number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you for your interest in Project HOPE.


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