Ms. Jennifer Lasley

May 2010-present:    Sustainable Laboratories Programme Lead, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Paris, France

  • Manages international continuing education and institutional capacity building programs
  • Coordinates global program implementation between regional offices and headquarters in day-to-day operations & mid- to long-term planning
  • Pilots and facilitates global training program, develops curriculum and all associated tools for subject matter experts and coordinates deployment of methodology on the ground
  • Develops and maintains monitoring and evaluation frameworks, from defining objectives, to developing indicators to prioritizing actions to meet goals and meet deadlines
  • Creates tools for project monitoring, evaluation, planning and development
  • Prepares presentations, reports, annual action plans and evaluations of new and ongoing projects and programs
  • Ensures interdisciplinary collaboration with international partners to identify and implement best practices
  • Participates in transversal committees to bring improved communication and coordination across departments
  • Tracks best practices and proposes new initiatives based on program monitoring analysis
  • Adapts to dynamic and evolving environments and shifting priorities
  • Conducts gap analysis with institutional leaders and provides support in the development of action plans
  • Trains and advises on project vision, policies, planning, activities, and operations, while building a sense of a team
  • Develops and implements project activities at the global and regional levels
  • Analyzes and evaluates merit of new proposals to ensure cohesion to institutional vision and mandate


2008-2010:     Project Manager, Institut Pasteur & INSERM, Paris France

  • Implemented research program on new technology and disease transmission in hospital setting
  • Coordinated collaboration between multiple sites in day-to-day operations & mid- to long-term project planning; responsible for strategic planning of next phase development
  • Built relationships with key decision makers in order to negotiate project implementation parameters, as well as navigating all administrative procedures with multiple institutional partners
  • Managed all administrative aspects of two projects, including budgets & inter-agency relations
  • Supervised 8-member team of health professionals, provided all training in study protocol & resolved conflicts
  • Created all project tools for data collection, monitoring, communication, procedures & work plans
  • Implementation process from beginning to end, from administrative formalities to data analysis phase, including field preparation, project roll out, data collection, reporting

2007-2008:     Public Health Specialist, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

  • Developed research protocols and integrated data collection tools for neglected tropical disease programs, implemented monitoring and evaluation plans, submitted protocols for ethical approval
  • Traveled bi-monthly to Africa for data collection, training of field staff in M&E, planning, coordination, support of field operations, and other activities as needed
  • Analyzed all data collected & responsible for all data management, analysis & presentation
  • Advised on implementation of integration project to headquarters & national & local health authorities in Africa