Impact Manager, US Public Health Accompaniment Unit

United States Boston, Massachusetts Remote, United States


Position Title: Impact Manager, US Public Health Accompaniment Unit

Reports to: Director, US Public Health Accompaniment Unit

Location: Remote, United States

Position Type: Full-time for 6-10 months (may include evenings and weekends)

Position Summary

Leveraging PIH’s experience and lessons learned from our COVID contact tracing collaboration with the state of Massachusetts, and our 30 years of global work in emergency epidemic response and health systems strengthening, PIH has launched a new team to accompany U.S. states, cities and community partners in rapidly scaling up contact tracing and building more equitable and effective public health responses to COVID-19 in the US. 

The U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU) works to accompany public sector and community partners on the frontlines of the public health response to COVID-19, to address this acute-on-chronic public health crisis, by providing technical assistance and knowledge sharing platforms to accelerate implementation of effective, equitable COVID-19 responses. Our approach to providing technical assistance to different public sector and community partners in the United States includes providing expertise and advice on design and implementation, incorporating an equity lens into execution, and creating a community of partners across the US to share best practices and challenges in order to fortify efforts amidst the national response to COVID-19.

Position Overview
The Impact Manager will be responsible for measuring the impact of the US Public Health Accompaniment Unit’s COVID interventions across the United States. While liaising across various partners of the US Public Health Accompaniment Unit and Partners In Health as a whole, the Manager will implement the systems and tools necessary to capture the qualitative and quantitative data stemming from USPHAU’s technical advising efforts in states, cities and municipalities working to stand up COVID-19 public health responses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement systems and tools that will identify and capture the depth and breadth of impact of the US Public Health Accompaniment Unit’s COVID-19 response across the United States, including the unit’s technical advising services and learning collaborative
  • Engage with the USPHAU technical advisors to help team envision and embed creative approaches and strategies for impact measurement
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Communications team, Development team, and other functional teams to identify insights and use information and data to develop internal and external documentation to share program results.
  • Interpret data and collaborate with related teams to present/visualize information in a useful, structured, and meaningful way. Draft content in various forms on clinical, programmatic data to share key takeaways with audiences with varying levels of data literacy.
  • Communicate progress and challenges to project advisors and partners. Support teams to troubleshoot challenges, connecting resources where available.
  • Work closely with project leadership across technical advising sites to design dashboards, create monitoring plans, and conduct routine data analyses. This will include detection of trends (e.g., geographic or demographic differences in disease spread), identify programmatic successes or challenges (e.g., gaps in contact tracing), and helping brainstorm solutions.


  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in public health, global health, information systems, or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing projects that involve multiple stakeholders.
  • Prior data visualization or information systems experience
  • Proficiency in excel, data synthesis and visualization software (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau)
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate well within the team and across stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful.

Organizational Profile

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. 

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone, Kazakhstan and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.


Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.