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  • Posted on: 5 October, 2016 Deadline: 30 November, 2016
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  • We are currently seeking a Chief of Party in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program. This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.

    The Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders

    Chief of Party, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

     

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking a Chief of Party in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program.
    • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
    • The Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
    • The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and should have extensive experience in public/international health.
    • S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
    • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
    • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
    • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
    • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization, and program-specific policies.
    • Supervise and mentor senior management staff.
    • Provide managerial oversight to project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with organization and USG regulations.
    • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure they are compliant with Project HOPE policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
    • Oversee project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards

    Minimum Qualifications

    • At least 10 years’ experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size
    • Solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, Health Systems Strengthening, Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance
    • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description
    • Master's Degree (or higher) in Public Health or Medicine
    • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language
    • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience
    • Experience with USG rules and regulations

    Finance and Operations Director, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

     

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking a Finance and Operations Director in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program.
    • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
    • The Finance and Operations Director will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop program budgets and monitor budget pipelines
    • Provide timely and accurate financial reports as required
    • Review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to senior management team
    • Manage internal and external financial audits of the program;
    • Support subcontractors as needed to ensure sound financial management and operations
    • Ensure sub-contracts, sub-grants and local consultancy documents and procedures are completed in a timely and correct manner and comply with Project HOPE and USAID policies and regulations

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Post graduate level degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other related field
    • At least ten years of experience in administrative and financial management of large complex projects of which at least eight years were in the field of international development including experience in management of USG funded projects and a track record in developing and managing large budgets
    • Knowledge of and compliance to USG finance rules and regulations
    • Strong financial and operational management experience with proven management skills; and
    • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language

    Director - Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

     

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking a Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program.
    • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
    • The Director, MEL will report to the DCOP and will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts.
    • S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement, will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidates program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.
    • S/he will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage any M&E related staff in the program.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide technical leadership in M&E systems design and implementation, and be responsible for the overall management of Strategic Information
    • Lead and provide technical inputs to improve and facilitate the delivery of sound technical assistance in M&E
    • Develop and implement appropriate guidelines to support USAID/Nigeria, Government of Nigeria (GoN) counterparts and USAID’s Implementing Partners in conducting M&E and reporting results, contribute to national data collection and information systems, ensure data quality
    • Analyze data sets and technical assessment findings; and develop and monitor work plans
    • Work closely with the program team to ensure compatibility, consistency, and coordination within the M&E framework
    • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics or a related discipline
    • At least seven years of experience designing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation activities for public health programs in developing countries, practical experience with HIV/AIDS programs preferred
    • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs
    • Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills and in-depth knowledge and experience in USG/PEPFAR reporting requirements.
    • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.

    Director - Medical and Community Services, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

     

    Job Descritpion

    • We are currently seeking a Director, Medical and Community Services in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program.
    • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
    • The Director, Medical and Community Services will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the service delivery (clinical and community) components of the program.
    • He/she will lead the implementation of the program design to ensure quality service delivery consistent with the national and international standards and guidelines.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead technical design, provide oversight, and monitor of activities for HIV prevention, care and treatment activities.
    • Provide technical leadership in the area of demand creation to maximize HIV testing and counselling and creating linkages.
    • Lead community engagement efforts to expand knowledge of HIV testing.
    • Strengthen community and facility -based health delivery structures to optimize ART eligibility and retention in care and treatment.
    • Contribute detailed and accurate technical deliverables and reports to fulfill USAID reporting requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or a related discipline.
    • Eight years of experience designing and implementing Public Health programs especially HIV/AIDS, TB and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) in developing countries. In-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening (HSS).
    • Significant experience in relevant program management or technical advisory roles in complex health projects in Nigeria.
    • Expertise in HIV care and treatment activities.
    • Knowledge of community-level challenges impacting care and treatment delivery. Previous experience working with community based care givers and community support groups.
    • Demonstrated knowledge about gender and development, and demonstrated experience and proficiency in managing programs that mainstream gender.
    • Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies that employ evidence-based approaches to meet project targets, especially under rigorous timelines.
    • Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, and international staff.
    • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.

    Deputy Chief of Party/ Technical Director, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

     

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director in anticipation of the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP), Nigeria a USAID-funded anticipated multi-year health program.
    • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas' goals and objectives and will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
    • The deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director will report to the Chief of Party and will be responsible for overseeing management and technical operations.
    • The candidate should have extensive experience managing similar projects and should have in-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening (HSS).

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with Chief of Party to provide leadership to the program, ensure strategic program direction, and provide high quality technical assistance
    • Supervise technical team leaders to ensure high quality and comprehensive technical programming
    • Mobilize institutional and project resources, tools, best practices, innovations, technology to deliver a synergistic, evidence based program;
    • Liaise with key partners and stakeholders to meet program objectives and deliver results
    • Collaborate with technical staff to ensure program activities are designed and implemented according to industry best practices while being tailored to the local context

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related discipline.
    • Minimum eight years of relevant development experience working as a senior-level manager in public health programs in a developing country
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS programming, as well as crosscutting areas like health systems strengthening
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Fluency in English.

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