Reports to: Vice President, Global Community Engagement (when in office) and Interim Director, Global Community Engagement
Location: Washington, DC

Why Sabin:

Our mission is to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe. We seek a future free from vaccine-preventable diseases. We are an innovative, collaborative and engaged team that values accountability, teamwork, partnership and driving impact. We are vaccine champions improving lives through immunization. Sabin staff, management and Board of Trustees are committed to developing a diverse, equitable and inclusive team.

Position Summary:

The Manager of Global Learning and Engagement will collaborate with the Vice President and Interim Director of Global Community Engagement in managing aspects of the Boost program, including program design, monitoring and evaluation, partnership engagement, and membership recruitment and retention. Boost is a global community that is designed to equip immunization professionals with the connections, support and resources needed to navigate and lead in challenging contexts. While Boost is currently virtual, the Manager will be expected to travel internationally in order to meet the demands of the program once relevant travel restrictions are lifted and the individual feels that it is safe to do so.


Member Engagement and Content Strategy

  • Work with partners, alongside the Manager of Community Building and Digital Engagement, to create a standard competency model and learning goals for members of the Boost community
  • Support Manager of Community Building and Digital Engagement to deliver blended learning and virtual engagements (i.e., webinars and live discussions)
  • Support the development of technical agendas for workshops and trainings and identify appropriate speakers and participants; attend and moderate workshops and meetings in-country (when feasible) and virtually
  • Develop and sustain relationships with partners, including governments and implementing partners to initiate and build out in-person engagements (when feasible post-COVID)

Membership Engagement

  • Together with the Global Community Engagement Team, support Boost member recruitment and retention activities
  • Conduct dedicated outreach to key immunization managers alongside the Manager of Community Building and Digital Engagement

Project Implementation and Management

  • In close coordination with the VP and Interim Director, manage implementation of topic- or country-specific programming and travel to focus countries to ensure quality and consistency of programming and to build partnerships with governments and implementing partners for Boost (when feasible post-COVID)
  • Manage select topic-specific workstreams (i.e., supply chain, vaccine access), including engagement with partners, development and execution of programming and content development
  • Co-lead efforts to surface and share stories of sub-national immunization innovation with the Manager of Community Building and Digital Engagement, including developing processes for story capture and dissemination and design of subsequent calls for stories
  • Design and implement capacity building and training programs for immunization professionals

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Manage the implementation of Boost’s monitoring, evaluation and learning plan; this includes oversight and engagement with external consultants
  • Oversee and coordinate the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data; develop, write and present comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports
  • Utilize monitoring, evaluation and learning tools to conduct regular assessments of program activities
  • Ensure financial objectives are met by supporting the preparation of an annual budget, scheduling and monitoring budget expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as public health, international relations, anthropology, political science or sociology
  • 7+ years relevant experience; experience working and living in a developing country highly desirable
  • Familiarity with immunization landscape and stakeholders (i.e., WHO, Gavi, UNICEF, JSI)
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and managing work plans and budgets, and stakeholder relationships
  • Understanding of and demonstrated experience in utilizing quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluate program outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in a varied range of capacity building methods, including curriculum development and training design
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills (active listening, writing, speaking)
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks, highly organized, adaptive, dependable and able to prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines
  • Experience working with and building partnerships with NGOs, governments, health workers and industry partners
  • Capacity for people management
  • Superior service orientation; works across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues
  • Assertive, entrepreneurial orientation; innovative
  • Strong interpersonal skills; effective at working closely with others over geographical distance and from other cultures
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally frequently, with notice

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to [email protected]. Please be sure to reference “Manager, Global Learning & Engagement” in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Your cover letter should: (1) address the reasons for your interest in this position; and, (2) describe the knowledge, skills and abilities you would bring the Sabin Vaccine Institute. No phone calls, please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sabin Vaccine Institute has a generous benefits package (see

Sabin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability or genetic information, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy or sexual orientation), marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.