Program Manager

Updated on 5/17/2024

CDC Foundation

CDC Foundation

1,001-5,000 employees

Mobilizes resources for health protection missions

Social Impact


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution required and master's degree is preferred.
  • Eight years of experience in research administration, project management, report writing, management in complex study design or public health administration
  • Skill in program analysis and evaluation
  • Self-motivated with exceptional organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical experts, administrators, external partners, and the public
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong cultural competency and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively in an environment with diverse cultures, multiple perspectives, and competing needs
  • Ability to anticipate roadblocks and independently resolve challenges
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple facets of project development and implementation
  • Works with jurisdiction staff to develop and implement/enhance systems and processes to ensure consistent, high-quality project management
  • Fosters and maintains peer-to-peer relationships with subject matter experts, donors, partners, and other stakeholders aimed at efficient and effective program implementation
  • Serves as programmatic liaison for and between internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages significant matters such as project development, project budgeting, and auditing/evaluating project impact and performance
  • Formulates project-related goals, objectives, operating policies, strategic plans, guidelines, governance, standards, add priorities to ensure consistency with departmental standard operating procedures
  • Contributes to resource mobilization efforts for the assigned project in consultation and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepares, finalizes, and submits narrative and financial reports or updates to donors in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Serves as the contact person in the absence of team members
  • Attends technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings with internal and external stakeholders and evaluate strategies that meet public health missions and goals
  • Support projects that enhance public health/public safety collaborations through the identification of appropriate local partners, qualitative and quantitative data collection, and dissemination of project findings

The CDC Foundation facilitates a unique public health mission by addressing global health threats through the strategic mobilization of resources and advanced technological solutions. This organization stands out as a leader in managing health crises such as the COVID-19 and Ebola outbreaks, by fostering a collaborative environment with a focus on continuous improvement and deep commitment to public safety. Such a purpose-driven atmosphere not only fulfills critical global needs but also cultivates an inspiring and meaningful workplace.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Atlanta, Georgia



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