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Issue Dated August 14, 2015


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CHIEF OF PARTY, CENTRAL ASIA REGION KAZAKHSTAN
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party, Central Asia Region. Description: The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. Responsible and accountable to USAID and FHI 360 for the Project Team's work and achievements. Manages relations with regional donors/ partners to maximize collaboration and synergy. Leads and directs the development and implementation of the project. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/ spending. Monitors the project/ program from initiation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Working Conditions: Must reside in Kazakhstan for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel throughout the Central Asia Region up to 40% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Responsible for overall management, oversight and reporting on the activity and accountable for achieving agreed results. The COP: Ensures program quality according to USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Ensures the achievement of results for which FHI 360 is responsible under agreement with the donor: Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; Improved quality of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; More robust mechanisms for social partnerships with CSOs in HIV/AIDS advocacy and service delivery; Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures. Oversees production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to USAID and FHI 360 as required. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects. Develops proposals and researches sources for funding projects. Establishes work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals. Participates in the strategic development of methods and techniques with executive management. Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team- work. Responsible for induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with mandate values, quality standards, policies and program objectives and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of ten years of experience managing international public health programs, with at least five of those years related to designing, implementing and managing HIV- focused projects. A minimum Master's degree in public health, management, or relevant field. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills required. Russian language skills advantageous. Experience in managing of complex programs, staff and program budget. Strong communication skills to collaborate with host country governments, donors, civil society and private business to move the program forward and leverage resources. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time. Experience working with ministries of health and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/ international in scope. Prior experience with USAID-funded Projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices with project management, process development and execution. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong consultative skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects. Ability to motivate, influence, and collaborates with others. Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY KAZAKHSTAN
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party, Central Asia Region. The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for supporting overall management and providing technical leadership and supervision of project activities to increase use of evidence- based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations. The DCOP will provide technical oversight and direction to the design and delivery of all HIV/AIDS and service-related activities targeted at reducing HIV/AIDS related deaths in central Asia. Provide lead technical direction/ technical assistance in activity planning to ensure activities are aligned with international and regional best practices. Oversee quality assurance of all program activities. Ensure adherence to timelines, submission of deliverables and production of quality products and services. Lead program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic reporting as related to in coordination with team. Represent the program with donor, partners and other key stakeholders. Working Conditions: Must reside in Kazakhstan for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel regionally as necessary. Willingness to travel up to 60% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Responsible for supporting overall project management and providing technical leadership and supervision of project activities. Support quality assurance of activities in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, implementation; and capacity- building of HIV programming. Work closely and collaboratively with government, sub-partners, regional associations, technical working groups and other relevant stakeholders to achieve the aims of the program. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs as appropriate. Oversees the development strategies and tools for the design and implementation of activities, as well as other HIV-related activities and capacity development activities requested by stakeholders. Manage the delivery of technical assistance to all partners. Provide oversight and linkages between technical activities across geographies to ensure coordinated efforts. Prepare and report on activities through presentations, talks, written program deliverables and other means to advance program work. Participate in key technical working groups/ meetings as necessary. Supports the achievement of project results. Supports the establishment of work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals. Participates in the strategic development of methods and techniques with executive management. Provides technical leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work. Works closely with Chief of Party and management team to ensure successful implementation of the program. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health or the social sciences or a minimum of seven years working in a technical leadership role, with at least five years in HIV prevention, care and treatment. Experience and/or knowledge of PEPFAR Blueprint for an AIDS-Free Generation, and WHO and UNAIDS HIV goals and targets related to a concentrated epidemic. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Russian language skills required. Strong communication skills to collaborate with host country governments, NGOs and private sector. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Strong reporting, monitoring, evaluation, budget and financial management skills; and Willingness to travel up to 60% time. Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men Experience with integration of TB/HIV and STI services, and continuous quality improvement. Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/ international in scope. Prior experience with USAID-funded Projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Substantial experience in at least 7 of the following technical areas: syringe programs; substitution therapy; counseling and testing; Positive Prevention; social and behavior change communications; gender; the use of epidemiology and data in program design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding key populations and HIV/AIDS in assigned areas. Strong management and leadership experience with proven experience leading a diverse team of professionals. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** KYRGYZ REPUBLIC COUNTRY DIRECTOR KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Kyrgyz Republic Country Director. The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO- provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. The Kyrgyz Republic Country Director is responsible for the overall management, oversight and reporting on the Activity in Kyrgyzstan and accountable for achieving agreed results. Working Conditions: Must reside in the Kyrgyz Republic for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel regionally up to 60% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Ensures program quality in the Kyrgyz Republic according to USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Ensures the achievement of Kyrgyz Republic specific results for which FHI 360 is responsible under agreement with the donor: Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations: Improved quality of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; More robust mechanisms for social partnership with NGOs in HIV/AIDS advocacy and service delivery. Provide technical oversight to the development, planning, implementation and delivery of programming in the Kyrgyz Republic. Work closely and collaboratively with government, sub- partners, regional associations, technical working groups and other relevant stakeholders within the Kyrgyz Republic to achieve the aims of the program. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with Kyrgyz Republic based donor/ client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs as appropriate. Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures. Plans, directs, and coordinates Kyrgyz Republic activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Establishes country work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships in the Kyrgyz Republic with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work. Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets. Coordinates partner efforts in program implementation. Ensures appropriate technical, programmatic, financial and resource development supports leveraging additional donor funds into the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Higher education (Medical Doctor is preferable). A minimum of seven years working in a technical leadership role, with at least five years in HIV prevention, care and treatment. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English required. Russian and Kyrgyz language skills required. Strong writing and presentation skills. Considerable experience in working with host country governments, NGOs, and private sector to move the program forward and leverage resources. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Strong reporting, monitoring, evaluation, budget and financial management skills; and Willingness to travel up to 60% time. Experience working with ministries of health and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. Experience with integration of TB/HIV and STI services, and continuous quality improvement. Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects. Ability to motivate, influence, and collaborates with others. Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** PROJECT COORDINATOR / EPIDEMIOLOGIST ROCKVILLE, MD; RTP, NC
The Applied Public Health Research (APHR) program in the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division of RTI International (RTI) is currently seeking a Project Coordinator/ Epidemiologist with international research experience to assist with the implementation of domestic and global health projects including but not limited to global health security, infectious disease surveillance, cancer research, and public health technical assistance. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with country- based team to ensure timely and high-quality implementation of the study. The candidate may conduct periodic site visits to domestic or international project sites to assess, train, and provide guidance and capacity building. We are seeking an enthusiastic team player who enjoys contributing to group success. Responsibilities: Assist with coordination of multiple research projects/ study protocols, globally and domestically. Assist with obtaining ethical approvals from RTI and field sites. Develop study materials including data collection forms, procedures manuals, instructional materials, etc., for implementation of data collection, data entry, monitoring and evaluation. Develop training plans and materials; assist with training of field staff. Develop reporting tools to better monitor and evaluate study implementation and train local staff on the use of the tools. Manage correspondence and project communications. Communicate with field staff in the targeted countries to monitor and evaluate study progression. Track and monitor subcontractor invoices. Liaise with internal departments such as procurement, finance, accounts payable, and informational technology services. Collaborate with RTI and site investigators to develop publications. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in epidemiology, public health, nursing, medicine or other health-related field with a minimum of 1 year of related experience; 3-4 years of related experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills (cover letter required). Experience in project management and developing and delivering training. Ability to travel internationally for 1-2 week periods. Strong attention to detail. Proven history in publication development. Desired Qualifications: Experience working in various locations in Africa. Oral and written communication skills in French or other languages preferred. Experience developing proposals for government contracts. Ability to complete tasks and deliverables within tight timeframes and during periods with competing priorities; highly organized. Ability to work successfully on multidisciplinary teams. About RTI: RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis. TO APPLY: apply at www.rti.org/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here. Closing Statement: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found at www.rti.org/jobs
****************************** DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABLE NETWORKS LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
The International Planned Parenthood Federation has posted an opening for a Deputy Project Director, Sustainable Networks (SIFPO2). This is a fixed term maternity cover contract. Competitive salary in excess of Ģ65,192 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals. With international travel, you will lead the successful technical and operational implementation of a multi- year global project with the overall goal to increase access to and use of high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services. REQUIRES: You have significant experience in FP/RH programme management in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, including programmes implemented by both the public and private sectors. You are experienced in the development/ implementation of FP policies, programmes and service delivery approaches in an operational context and have proven experience of technical leadership in FP, particularly as it relates to programme design and implementation, advocacy efforts and analysis of needs and gaps. Experience in health systems strengthening is desirable, as is experience in gender integration and/or youth health programming. Experience of managing or supporting USAID funded initiatives, and demonstrated understanding of donor relations and reporting, especially with USAID, are essential. You have experience building technical capacity of local organisations or NGOs in developing countries, with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and partners. You must have strong staff management skills and experience, including global/ virtual management of multi-disciplinary teams. You have excellent analytical, project management, budget management and IT skills, with the ability to manage your time to meet tight deadlines. Fluent English, with strong written and verbal communication skills, is essential; French is desirable. You should have a Master's degree, or equivalent education/ knowledge, in public health, a clinical discipline, or social sciences relevant to health and FP. TO APPLY: CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact HR, Tel +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. No agencies please. Closing date: Monday 31 August 2015. Interviews: Tuesday 22 September and Wednesday 23 September 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship (work permit). The process is subject to regulation by UK Visas and Immigration.
****************************** CENTER DIRECTOR, LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN CENTER ON HEALTH SCIENCES INFORMATION (BIREME) SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for a Center Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME). BIREME's objective is the promotion of technical cooperation in scientific and technical health information with the countries and among the countries of the Region, aiming to develop the means and the capacities for the provision and the equitable access to the relevant and up-to-date scientific and technical health information, rapidly, efficiently and at adequate costs. The incumbent will be responsible for technical cooperation in health sciences information, knowledge management and scientific communication in the Region extensible to other regions as part of PAHO/WHO strategies, programmatic functions and work plans, within the Office of the Assistant Director, in close cooperation with other PAHO/WHO Entities and PAHO/WHO Representatives (PWR) as well as with regional and international agencies. REQUIRES: The successful candidate will have: A medical or bachelorīs degree in health sciences and a masterīs or doctoral degree with emphasis on knowledge management/ transfer, knowledge communication, information systems or related fields from a recognized university. Thirteen years of combined national and international experience in the management, operation and technical cooperation on scientific information, research, knowledge management and evidence- based scientific communication programs, products and services concerned with public health, international cooperation and public health services. Very good knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish with a proficient working knowledge of English. Salary range: US$ 129,419.14 -US$ 139,309.63, net of income taxes. PAHO/WHO's compensation package includes dependency benefits, pension plan, health insurance scheme, and 30 days annual leave. Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, assignment grant, rental subsidy, and home leave. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates are invited to complete a personal history form on line at www.paho.org (Welcome/ Employment/ International/ Recruitment-Professional/ Category), Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT414 by 2 September 2015. Direct link: https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac- view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=31854&vaclng=en
****************************** SENIOR ADVISOR, MONITORING, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING, MALAWI HIV PREVENTION AND OVC PROGRAM LILONGWE, MALAWI
Pact seeks a Senior Advisor- Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) for a five-year USAID-funded program that will provide HIV prevention services and care services for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) at the community level. The program will focus on the adoption of positive sexual and healthcare-seeking behaviors and social norms among priority groups at risk for transmission. The MERL Advisor will provide overall leadership and oversight for project monitoring, evaluation and learning. S/he will lead the monitoring of data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting ensuring that data is audit worthy and incorporated into program reports for submission to USAID. Under his/her guidance, the project will utilize monitoring data to maximize program impact. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and oversee the implementation of the project monitoring plan (PMP). Lead the development of relevant M&E tools and platforms, and provide M&E specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to CSO partners. Develop strong monitoring and evaluation data collection and analysis systems to ensure that program interventions are effective. Strengthen availability and use of high quality data for decision making at all levels of the project. Strengthen Pact and CSO partners' data management and quality improvement systems, ensuring that data is audit worthy and readily available. Where problems exist, support the identification of solutions. Lead and maintain a knowledge management system for the project, across all project components and partners. Contribute to program reports for submission to donor. Support program staff and senior management to use data to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health, demography, sociology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field. Terminal degree preferred. At least ten (10) years of experience in monitoring, evaluating and research related to public health programs, with at least 3 years of experience with USAID or PEPFAR HIV-related programming. Demonstrated experience in HIV/AIDS program target setting and reporting for at least three (3) years. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience and familiarity with research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing countries. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Working experience in Malawi; Malawi national preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0034. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** COUNTRY DIRECTOR / CHIEF OF PARTY, TANZANIA DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
Pact is seeking a Country Director/Chief of Party in Tanzania. PLEASE NOTE: This is a temporary position which will end March 31, 2016. Please only apply if you are interested in a temporary position, as this position is unlikely to be extended. Department Overview: For over 10 years, Pact has implemented development projects and programs in Tanzania in HIV/AIDS, OVC, livelihoods, and governance with a funding from a range of donors, including USAID, Global Fund, Hilton Foundation, World Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and UNICEF, among others. Pact currently implements USAID's Pamoja Tuwalee program (2010-2016) the successor to Jali Watoto, working alongside the government of Tanzania to operationalize the National Costed Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children. Additional programming includes the Hilton Foundation's Early Childhood Development Project (2014-2016), expanding ECD support across Pact's Pamoja Tuwalee 10 focus regions and 62 districts, and the USAID-funded Sauti za Watanzania program in collaboration with JPHIEGO supporting economic strengthening and community and government engagement with key populations for the prevention of HIV. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Country Director/ Chief of Party has two main roles: First, the successful candidate as Country Director is responsible for the timely and effective implementation of all programs within Tanzania. Overall responsibilities include: technical leadership; team management and mentoring; policy advocacy; donor, government and partner liaison; new business development; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. As Country Director s/he is also responsible for setting strategic directions and developing the country portfolio. S/he must also ensure that systems are in place and being properly implemented, ensuring that all Pact's activities and programs are in alignment with Pact policies and guidelines. The CD oversees the proper stewardship of resources as well as the well- being and safety of Pact staff. S/he is responsible for all senior representation work with the local government, the donor community as well as other stakeholders in the country. Second, the successful candidate as Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Pamoja Tuwalee project. The COP is responsible for meeting the project's technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, managing partnering agreements, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners, managing donor reporting and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services. Key Responsibilities: Chief of Party - Pamoja Tuwalee (75%): Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Country Director (25%): Program and new business development: Oversee country office programming to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and implementation of projects and are in line with Pact's and donors' standards for program quality. Serve as team leader charged with the day-to-day execution of the program; undertake the timely deployment of financial and human resources for program success and attainment of desired results/ indicators. Ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality, cost effective and timely fashion. Ensure that Pact continues to develop and strengthen programs based on strategic analysis of the local country context. Generate financially viable program pipeline in line with Pact strategy and assist in identifying and securing funding for those programs. Involve relevant CO and Pact DC program, grants, management and other staff in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities. Ensure that proper program monitoring and evaluation systems are in place. Promote a learning environment within the country office that facilitates two-way learning with various stakeholders. Facilitate and/or participate in learning communities and task forces. Coordinate/ arrange all technical and capacity development assistance and training activities under the program. Document and disseminate methodologies and results that can inform the wider Pact community (such as evaluation documents, consultant reports, workshop reports, etc.). Share and promote these resources through a variety of means (including e-mail, brown bags, the Intranet, etc.). Coordinate in-country marketing and promotion of Pact. Ensure strategic growth for Pact in line with strategic plan and/or theory of change. As applicable, make periodic visits to field sites, to monitor the status of projects. Strategic Planning: Participate in Pact worldwide strategic planning processes. Lead the preparation and implementation of a high quality country-office strategic plan appropriate for the local and regional context, complementary to government & donor development plans and in line with Pact's overall vision and mission. Develop the plan in an inclusive and participatory process. Ensure understanding of strategic plan and approaches by all staff and key stakeholders. Ensure strategic plan is properly monitored and modified as required. Oversee the development of an annual operating plan that is drafted in an open and participatory manner and is line with the strategic plan. Oversee periodic review of the operating environment and adjust strategic plan accordingly. Networking, Alliance Building and Collaboration: Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners, donors, government, and other key stakeholders as a base for building/ maintaining/ expanding a sustainable country and regional program. Coordinate and collaborate with Pact DC and Pact's regional staff. Promote similar collaboration amongst local Pact staff. Contribute strategically, through participation, in relevant, existing forums in building a vibrant civil society sector and influencing policy. Maintain and expand senior external relations with government, community, civil society, and international stakeholders. Represent local Pact operations to Pact DC. Assure smooth flow of information from Pact DC to staff and vice versa. Finance, Administration, Grants and IT: Provide oversight for all administrative and financial operations to support the programs. Consistently monitor the country office's financial position and ensure the best use of available resources. This includes overseeing the development and review of country office annual budget and project budgets, oversight of financial transactions and reports, maximizing cost recovery from restricted grants. Maintain up to date understanding and adherence to Pact's policies and procedures amongst all country office staff. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place to protect the country office's financial and non- monetary assets and to ensure the resources are used in accordance with donor terms and conditions. Review and follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations. Ensure the country office operations are conducted in accordance with all statutory and tax requirements. Oversee an efficient, transparent grants making process under the program; assure timely and high-quality monitoring of and reporting by sub grantees. In coordination with Pact DC, negotiate contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and their modifications or extensions. Oversee the work of the implementing partners and monitor for compliance with sub agreements or subcontracts. Human Resources: In cooperation with Pact HR, oversee the management and development of country office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce and promote an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports and oversee the establishment and functioning of a strong, effective senior leadership team. Ensure timely and quality inputs by staff and consultants. Ensure strong human resource strategies and systems are in place and are properly implemented in areas such as recruitment, staff development, and performance management. Ensure appropriate workplace policies to ensure fairness and equity are developed and used (e.g. policies related to HIV/AIDS, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, etc.). In cooperation with Pact HR, oversee the establishment and regular review of compensation package to ensure competitiveness. Actively promote staff wellness by monitoring country office organizational health and taking corrective actions as needed. Ensure the proper implementation of Pact's performance management system for direct reports. This can include: proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback and coaching and identifying necessary staff development for direct reports. Oversee the recruitment and orientation of new senior staff. Support continued growth of local staff through strategic, deliberate internal capacity building. Ensure levels of authority and responsibility are clearly defined, understood and followed within the country office. Invest in consistent team building to increase cohesion between staff in all geographic areas of the country. Lead the management of Security and Safety Administration by developing and updating a staff and asset security plan in line with the local context and in alignment with Pact DC security guidance; keeping key Pact staff abreast of any security issues, as they arise. Other: Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in international development or related field required; Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in international development or related field. Technical experience in OVC programming or related field. Experience managing large scale donor funded project(s); demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with managing donor policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Experience in development programming in the areas of health, governance, and/or capacity development. Experience working with local partners, subgranting and procurement processes. Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning. Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken. Experience working in a developing country; experience in Tanzania is a plus. Willingness to travel within Tanzania. Leadership: Sets strategic vision for the country office. Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Consistently works within internal process and procedures and ensures others do the same. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Ability to focus and achieve results. Project Management: Excellent planning and resource management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve complex issues. Ability to multitask with ease and grace, balancing and adapting to frequently changing priorities. Advanced negotiating and conflict resolution skills. High proficiency in managing budgets. Technical Skills: Knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. General understanding of development challenges and operating environments. People Management: Experience in supervising staff, including effective delegation and/or task/ role assignment and providing honest feedback and accountability for performance. Ability to mentor others and model successful management techniques and approaches. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0143. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** SENIOR SPECIALIST, RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Senior Specialist, Results and Measurement. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42- year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables integrated solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The R&M Senior Specialist in collaboration with the R&M Director and R&M team will provide support to strengthen organizational and staff capacity to manage effective monitoring, evaluation, research and learning systems and will contribute to the development and implementation of Pact's global R&M agenda. Key Responsibilities: Support Global Efforts to Collect and Manage Data/ Forward Knowledge Management. In collaboration with the R&M Director, support and promote the use of data and knowledge management within the Pact. Help design, maintain, keep current and train others on the use of Pact's institutional Database Systems. This includes, but is not limited to: DevResults Enterprise site and project sites; R&M Intranet Site and Jive sites; Mobile Technology Platforms; Be conversant in a variety of software including (but not limited to): SPSS, Excel, Nvivo, Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Access, SharePoint, Salesforce, Skype, and spatial analysis tools (ArcGIS); Provide synthesis and visualization of Pact data for use in program design, new business development, and organizational learning. Support Country Programs in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL): Support program start-up in MERL - ensure program teams have templates, frameworks, policies and tools for MERL plans, systems design (R&M Module 1), data quality systems (R&M Module 2), project evaluations (R&M Module 3), and mobile technology (R&M Module 4). Collaborate with country teams and headquarters staff on MERL activities. Ensure that Pact obtains and warehouses all critical R&M program documents, donor reports, MEPs, logical frameworks, data sets, project evaluation documents (baseline, did-term, final) & data quality audits. Support project close out as needed. Support for R&M in New Business Development: Contribute to proposal development, both design and budget components, for monitoring, evaluation, learning and research. Support R&M policy implementation in new business efforts. Strategy and Institutional Policy and Guidance: Contribute to implementation of R&M within Pact's Global Strategy and the R&M Vision for program monitoring, evaluation and learning. Promote Pact's R&M policies and help develop further R&M guidance as needed, ensuring core policies, guidance documents and descriptions are updated and disseminated. Support R&M Logistics: Provide logistics support and manage HQ procedural support for R&M consultants and R&M meetings. Other duties as assigned by the R&M Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree and 1+years of international development experience. Formal education in International Development/ Public Policy/ Public Health or related field. Strong working knowledge of M&E principles, tools, and resources. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, and staff in donor organizations and peer organizations. Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0142. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Results and Measurement Officer. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables integrated solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Results and Measurement (R&M) team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Designing monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) into new projects. Supporting field-based staff to conduct rigorous and participatory assessments of outcomes and impact. Leading Pact's initiatives on global results reporting and learning related to our programming. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Global Director of R&M, the R&M officer provides monitoring, evaluation, results and learning support to Pact programs in countries worldwide. The position provides direct support for new business development, program start-up, quality assessment and improvement of on-going monitoring and all evaluations. The R&M Officer coordinates closely with Pact's technical teams and supports improved quality for Pact programs. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical support to the new business development team in the design of proposals including drafting logical frameworks, articulating theories of change, how the program will attain and measure its achievements, and M&E plans that use quality indicators and set ambitious but realistic targets. Provide start-up support to new projects, specifically to support the development of M&E plans, hiring of staff, and preparations for baseline assessments. Provide in-country training and mentoring support to offices on their M&E plans, outcome measures, data management strategy, data quality audits, and use of data for decision making. Provide technical assistance to country offices in the design of evaluations including developing terms of reference, designing tools, providing sampling guidance, data analysis guidance, assistance on how to manage and prepare for evaluations. Problem solve with country offices how to overcome measurement and reporting challenges to ensure quality outputs. Interface with and present to donors on project specific MERL activities, tools, and information & communication technologies (ICT). Serve as co-investigator on research and participate in the dissemination of findings through presentations and/or publications. Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and foresee problems and complications and take action to resolve and mitigate them before they occur. Write complex documents such as M&E frameworks, literature reviews and evaluations in a timely manner with a high degree of quality. Assist Pact to roll out the use of innovative technologies such as GIS, mobile phones for data collection and techniques for visualizing data to improve MERL practice throughout the organization. Support the implementation of a centralized database for donors and the organization to measure its overall effectiveness. Conduct technical training in measurement to improve the capacity of MERL staff at the country office level to design, analyze, aggregate and use data for decision making. Form strategic relationships with individuals and agencies within the field of strategic information and understand the current trends in the field. Actively contribute resources and support to the R&M Community of Practice. Assist in the implementation of internal policies, guidance, and initiatives, and other activities as directed by the R&M Director. Travel up to 25% to support country programs and overall measurement tasks directly. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Strong working knowledge of MERL principles and resources, particularly for health programming. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, in donor organizations and in peer organizations. Proficiency in SPSS or STATA, Excel, Word, and other MS Office software required. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's Degree in public health or a related field. At least 2 years of experience managing data for development programs and designing M&E systems. Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators and conducting program evaluations using mixed methods. One year of development experience in a low resource setting, two years preferred. Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other language. Experience with evaluation using quasi experimental design preferred. Proficiency with qualitative analysis software or GIS systems (ArcGIS, Q-GIS, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0141. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR, MALARIA PROGRAM / GLOBAL FUND LIAISON NEPAL
Jhpiego is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison who will provide technical assistance to the Malaria Principal Recipient (PR)-the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) to build its capacity in the area of strategic malaria programming, technical support, monitoring and evaluation, and supervision. The Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison position is designed to provide technical assistance to the country, specifically to the EDCD, in meeting the grant management and implementation demands of the Global Fund malaria grant. The Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison, is expected to support the EDCD in implementing the new funding model allocations for a period of at least 2 years. The Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison will be placed at the EDCD and will assist the malaria program in planning, monitoring and coordinating activities, especially vector control activities, case management, and programming based on a sound analysis of the epidemiological situation in Nepal. The Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison will work in collaboration with the USAID/Nepal Mission to ensure that up-to-date and strategic information on malaria activities are shared and disseminated among donors for prompt and appropriate decision making. The work involves complex and interrelated processes. It requires a high degree of sensitivity and diplomacy in supporting the EDCD, establishing dialogue, and developing activities to prevent and treat malaria. The Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Program/ Global Fund Liaison will require a depth of expertise that will allow her/him to provide technical support in malaria-related issues and programs, including the capability to identify and systematize otherwise diffuse issues. REQUIRES: Advanced degree (Masters, PhD, or MD) in a health-related field or management field required. Specialized experience in malaria is not required, but highly preferred. At least ten years of experience in progressively responsible experience in designing, implementing and managing malaria and other health programs in developing countries, with a preference given to candidates with Asia experience. Demonstrated experience in gap analysis, commodity quantification, and health system strengthening. Demonstrated technical leadership, program management, strategic planning, policy experience and problem solving skills working on complex projects in a highly sensitive environment are desired. Experience with USAID-funded public health programs preferred. Previous experience with or good knowledge of Global Fund operating procedures (new funding model, proposal development and submission, monitoring and evaluation and reporting). Ability to work effectively with a broad range of Nepalese and United States government personnel and partners, and have demonstrated skills in donor coordination and collaboration. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to achieve consensus on policy, program and administrative matters is a must. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate information to both health and non-health audiences, and achieve consensus on policy, project, research, and administrative matters. Proven ability to communicate quickly, clearly and concisely - orally and in writing in English. Excellent verbal communication skills, tact and diplomacy are required to establish and develop sustainable working relationships at the highest level and a high level of trust with public/ private organizations. Verbal communication skills are also used to negotiate activity plans and resolve activity implementation issues with counterparts, partners and team members. Excellent written communication skills are required to prepare regular and ad hoc reports, activity documentation and briefing papers. Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, Access, SPSS and other statistical and other relevant software) are required for effectively operating in this position. Good computer skills are required to implement, analyze, and monitor, and manage activity goals, inputs, outcomes, and achievements. Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs-jhpiego.icims.com/jobs/2281/senior-technical-advisor%2c- malaria-program-global-fund-liaison. Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER III, HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH WASHINGTON, DC
FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Technical Officer III, Human Resources for Health (HRH) & Health Systems Strengthening (HSS). The selected candidate will be part of the Health Systems Strengthening unit, reporting to the Director of HSS. Key Responsibilities: Build HRH capacity among field programs and staff. Provide technical assistance to field programs in HRH and HSS. Identify and pursue business development opportunities in HRH. QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree in HRH, public health or a related field. At least 8 years of experience in strengthening health systems in LDCs, with a focus on HRH. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills. Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Fluent in English and one additional language skills (FS-3 level or higher). Proficiency in French preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15586/technical-officer-iii%2c-human-resources- for-health/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** MONITORING & EVALUATION SPECIALIST ACCRA, GHANA
FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of M&E Officer for a HIV/AIDS prevention and care project for key populations in West Africa. The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will provide technical leadership for all M&E and research activities for the project, as well as play a lead role in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan for the project. QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree in public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field. At least 8 years of experience in monitoring, evaluating and research related to public health programs, with at least 3 years of experience with USAID or PEPFAR HIV-related programming. Demonstrated experience in HIV/AIDS program target setting and reporting. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience and familiarity with behavioral surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing countries. Demonstrated English and French language skills (FS-3 level or higher). Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please see: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15287/monitoring-%26-evaluation-specialist/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** TECHNICAL ADVISOR III/IV: SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISOR MONROVIA, LIBERIA
The Global Health Fellows Program is seeking a Technical Advisor III/IV: Senior Public Health Advisor (GHFP-II P4-164) in Monrovia. Assignment: Two year fellowship. The primary function of the Senior Public Health Advisor (Senior Advisor) is to provide technical advice and guidance to USAID-financed activities within the health portfolio. S/he will have broad responsibilities for planning and managing USAID-financed programs including collaborating on strategic planning and activity design, development of program descriptions, oversight of work plan development and activity implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of programs and activities that contribute to the Mission's health portfolio. The Senior Advisor will work closely with the MOHSW on technical issues in FP/MNCH/N, as well as general capacity building and support. S/he will also collaborate closely with other GOL entities, bilateral and multilateral donors, UN agencies, as well as local and international NGOs and private sector institutions implementing activities in the health sector. In addition, s/he shall liaise with technical and administrative backstops in USAID/Washington as necessary. As a technical member of USAID/Liberia's Health Office, the Senior Advisor will work closely with various sub-sectoral teams in the Mission to plan and implement a broad range of programs. In addition, s/he will have broad latitude in exercising judgment related to technical approaches and best practices. The Senior Advisor receives day to day guidance from the USAID/Liberia Health Office Director. The Senior Advisor is expected to respond flexibly and capably to a wide-range of work-related requirements, responding to Washington policy and operational requests, and carrying out ad hoc assignments as dictated by unforeseen operational requirements at the discretion of the Health Office Director. REQUIRES: Master's degree or higher in public health, nutrition, public administration, social science, or other field related to public health. Demonstrated technical experience/ expertise related to FP, reproductive health, MNCH/N, or behavior change communication interventions is strongly desired. Familiarity with USG initiatives and legislation related to development assistance, USAID programming policies, regulations, procedures, and documentation requirements for strategy and project design, implementation, management, and evaluation. Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment. Demonstrated strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communications skills in English and ability to communicate complex technical information to a variety of audiences and stakeholders including senior-level managers, clients, etc. US citizenship or US permanent resident required. Ability to obtain and maintain a medical clearance to live and work in Liberia required. TO APPLY: All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by August 28, 2015 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
The World Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
ADVISOR, HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH PANAMA CITY, PANAMA
An Advisor, Human Resources for Health (P-4) is sought in Panama City. Duties: Provide technical advice and coordinate the implementation of the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH), including the technological development, day-to-day operation, monitoring and evaluation; Provide technical cooperation at the regional level to develop innovative educational programs and strategies related to in-service and e- learning processes in public health. REQUIRES: A university degree in one of the health, social, or management sciences and a master's degree in public health, health systems/ services administration or education sciences from a recognized university. Nine years of combined national and international experience in areas related to health system development, human resources, planning and policies; development of systems and strategies to improve the competencies of health personnel and the strengthening of related institutional capacities, including intersectorial approaches and the operation of learning networks with virtual technologies. Closing date: 8/21/15. Vacancy no: PAHO/15/FT394
ROSTER FOR MALARIA: SHORT-TERM PROFESSIONALS, CONSULTANTS & TEMPORARY ADVISORS MULTIPLE DUTY STATIONS
A Roster for Malaria: Short-Term Professionals, Consultants & Temporary Advisors is sought in multiple duty stations. Duties: Support the Regional Malaria Program in providing technical support to countries and collaborate with partners to properly control, prevent and eliminate malaria in the Region; Assist in developing and undertaking malaria surveys, including country evaluations for the verification of malaria data reported, and in-country assistance for the implementation of malaria projects. REQUIRES: University degree in any of the health or social sciences from an accredited university. Some positions will require a master's degree in epidemiology, public health or related field from an accredited university. At least three years of experience in Malaria or public health surveillance, preferably in the Americas. Expertise in processes for disease elimination and experience in other regions would be an additional asset. Closing date: 8/31/15. Vacancy no: PAHO/15/ROST9
SCIENTIST LYONS, FRANCE
A Scientist (P-1) is sought in Lyons. The incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day management, conduct and analysis of multi-centre epidemiological studies with emphasis on diet, nutrition and cancer, as well as lifestyle and dietary determinants of healthy aging. REQUIRES: PhD in epidemiology, with a focus on nutritional sciences. At least two years of relevant professional experience at the international level in the field of cancer and nutritional epidemiology. Work experience in international multi- center research studies. Experience in analyses of epidemiologic data. Closing date: 8/25/15. Vacancy no: IARC/15/FT401
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, CARING FOR CHILDREN AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve health and social well-being outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening health, education, livelihood and protection interventions at district and community levels. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. She/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy, as she/he will interact at a high level with numerous Government of Tanzania institutions and senior government officials as well as United States government agencies. Key Responsibilities: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work-plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with Pact and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact human resources policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least seven years' experience in managing complex OVC programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size is desired. At least ten years' experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/ quality assurance; M&E; and operations research preferred. At least five years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity, with USAID experience preferred. At least five years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Tanzania, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations. At least ten years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. At least a Master's Degree in business or public administration, social sciences, public health, or a related field required. Strong management and communication 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. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain effective interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0128. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania program that aims to improve health and social well-being outcomes among HIV-impacted vulnerable children and youth by strengthening their families and increasing their utilization of high-quality health/HIV, education, livelihood, and protection services . This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and management a team of senior staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. The DCOP will also lead and oversee program monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/ grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner. Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle. Lead development of program research and learning agenda and ensure robust program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). Ensure effective coordination and communication and standards of practice among each partner organization. Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact and USAID resources. Ensure provision of management support and technical assistance to grantees on program design, budget/work plan development, and M&E planning. Provide regular written/oral program progress updates, as requested. Establish and manage Pact's local technical training activities. Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives is shared via a range of mechanisms: including reports, newsletters, and the Internet. Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the COP. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree or higher in Public Health, Child/Youth development, Social Work, International Development or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred). At least ten years' experience designing and implementing children, adolescents, youth and other vulnerable families development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania preferred. At least five years of experience as a Deputy Director or senior manager of health or HIV/AIDS care, support, and prevention activities. Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries. Demonstrated experience producing quality English- language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols. Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials. At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts. Preferred Qualifications: Skills and Abilities: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem- solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in OVC, Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth programming with proven results. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0131. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *SURVEY MANAGER, HEALTH FACILITIES ASSESSMENT SURVEYS WASHINGTON, DC
PATH has posted an opening for an SPA survey manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the implementation of health facility surveys in a country. REQUIRES: Medical degree or Nursing/ Midwife degree with public health training. 5- 7+ years of survey work experience. Experience working with developing country institutions. Experience leading the drafting of complex reports, including analyzing and interpreting tables. Experience managing project teams. For more information and to apply visit www.path.org/employment.php. Vacancy no: 6799
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGER II, LINKAGES LUANDA, ANGOLA
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of the Angola Project Manager for the USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Initiative. This position will be based in Luanda, Angola. The Project Manager is the senior member of the LINKAGES staff and will provide technical and management leadership to the LINKAGES project in Angola. The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to ensure successful implementation of the LINKAGES work plan and achievement of the project's targets and goals. The position will be based in Luanda, Angola. Angola nationals and candidates currently based in the region are encouraged to apply. Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's level degree in Public Health (preferred) or related field. At least 8 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and/or transgender. At least 5 years of demonstrated excellence in a senior level technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and with key populations. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Portuguese. Previous experience in Africa is strongly preferred; Angola experience is advantageous. Proven skills in the implementation of HIV prevention, care, and treatment projects for female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and/or transgender persons in Angola. Knowledge of processes for developing and implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with the above mentioned key population groups in Angola. Understands the HIV prevention, care and treatment-related needs of key population groups in Angola. Applied understanding of addressing the structural barriers - including stigma and discrimination - that affect comprehensive HIV service uptake. Design, implementation, and management of public health/ international development programs funded by USAID. Proven skills in management, mentoring, leadership and networking. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Angola. Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources. Experience working with civil society organizations to plan and implement health- related activities. Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and USAID. Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures. Experience identifying, strengthening, designing and brokering a range of partnerships including public-private partnerships. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality. Excellent English oral and written communication; fluency in Portuguese is advantageous. Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15433/project-manager- ii%2c-linkages/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *PROJECT DIRECTOR, ALIVE & THRIVE-BIHAR NEW DELHI, INDIA
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Director, Alive & Thrive-Bihar. The Project Director - Bihar, will provide technical leadership, management, and coordination for A&T activities in the State. S/he will ensure technical excellence in the design, implementation, follow up and analysis of activities and will facilitate policy dialogue and partnerships with relevant sectors (health, ICDS, Jeevika) and programs (Ananya, B-TAST, etc.). S/he will support information exchange within an alliance of pro-IYCF institutions and foster links with appropriate NGOs, UN, bilateral and governmental agencies and academic institutions. S/he will monitor work- plans to ensure timely delivery of results. S/he will provide financial, administrative and managerial oversight. S/he will lead documentation and dissemination activities. The project is funded till May 30, 2017. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health Nutrition or equivalent degree in nutrition, public health, medical sciences, and/or pediatrics. A minimum of 10 years of experience in MIYCN/child health/nutrition related activities including behavior change communication, training and services delivery programs. Excellent written and oral English and fluency in Hindi. Excellent reputation in teamwork and facilitating dialogue and communications among diverse institutions and sectors. Demonstrated experience and high acceptability in working with government, NGOs and donors in Bihar/other states. Demonstrated experience in successfully working across sectors (other than health) with senior government authorities, academic experts, national health partners, preferably in Bihar. Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and the Internet. Skills: Ability to work independently, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities while communicating, connecting, and collaborating with HQ and field office staff, subcontractors, and a broad coalition of government, NGO, and international project partners. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent problem- solving skills. Excellent writing, editorial, and communication skills, including strong presentation skills to report results to major donors. Competency in behavior change communications. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; fluency in Hindi also very strongly preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15776/project- director%2c-alive-%26-thrive-bihar/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, FANTA III PROJECT WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communications Director, FANTA III Project. The Communications Director, FANTA III Project is responsible for the strategic planning and development of FANTA's communications materials, publications, and outreach and dissemination. The Communications Director, FANTA III Project leads the FANTA Communications Unit that is responsible for editing, creating, and repurposing content for dissemination to many audiences, including USAID, FHI 360, policy makers, governments, and NGOs working in international development. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in communications, nutrition, public health, and/or international development with an emphasis on information-related aspects; Master's degree strongly preferred. 10 years of relevant experience required, with at least 2 years of field-based experience in international development preferred. Strong interpersonal, analytical, writing, and oral presentation skills. Excellent problem solving and program management skills. Experience assessing knowledge sharing needs and identifying appropriate dissemination activities. Experience overseeing website development and content management. Experience in the use of new and emerging technology. Successful planning and management of events including webinars, meetings, conferences, and launches. Demonstrated leadership in building and sustaining positive working relationships and with various internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated experience managing a team to complete objectives/activities on time and within budget while meeting high quality standards and maintaining composure under tight deadlines. Fluent in English. Ability to travel internationally (up to 15% time). Applied Knowledge & Skills: Understanding and application of communications and knowledge management principles, practices, tools, and techniques, in the areas of strategic planning, materials development, and dissemination. Knowledge of technical and programmatic nutrition and international development issues. Outstanding interpersonal communication and management skills. Proven record with strategy development and implementation. Strong writing, editing, creative, presentation, and analytical skills. Ability to manage a diversified portfolio involving many individuals and deadlines. Ability to write for various audiences using a variety of styles such as technical, journalistic, and web-based program summaries. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14982/communications-director%2c-fanta-iii-project/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *SENIOR PRIVATE SECTOR FINANCING ADVISOR ARLINGTON, VA
The Global Health Fellows Program II is seeking a Technical Advisor III: Senior Private Sector Financing Advisor (GHFP II-P4-156) in Arlington, VA. Duration: Two year fellowship. The Senior Private Sector Financing Advisor (Senior Advisor) serves as a technical expert within the Global Health Bureau's Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) to provide technical guidance and leadership in the development of private and cross- sectoral approaches to HIV and AIDS. The Senior Advisor will also promote and expand public and private sector collaboration, including the private sector contributions to service coverage and health insurance markets in addressing the HIV and AIDS epidemic. The primary areas of responsibility include: 1) Advocating for the adoption and implementation of approaches to HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment that maximize and rationalize the use of financing from multiple sectors, including households, insurers, lenders and the commercial sector; 2) Providing technical and thought leadership to centrally managed projects and initiatives that involve private sector engagement and approaches, innovative financing models, and public-private partnerships to leverage resources and capacity; and 3) Providing technical support to PEPFAR country teams, USAID missions and other in-country stakeholders on the role of the private sector and private financing in the HIV and AIDS response, market segmentation, market analysis, models of innovative financing, and risk-pooling mechanisms that leverage private resources or capacity. The Advisor will be based in the Strategic Planning, Reporting and Evaluation Division of OHA (OHA/SPER) and will receive technical direction from the Division Chief and Health Economics, Finance and Policy Team Lead in identifying, designing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on HIV and AIDS activities and projects. As such, the Senior Advisor will keep abreast of current developments in HIV and AIDS and related health issues and will establish and maintain close working relationships with other USAID operating units, the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) and other USG agencies engaged in the PEPFAR initiative, and with representatives of public, private and not-for-profit organizations working in the HIV and AIDS field. REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: Master's degree or higher in public health, business or a related field. Minimum ten (10) years' experience in the design and implementation of private health sector programs, including private health financing approaches to HIV and AIDS or similar programs with at least three to five (3-5) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Demonstrated knowledge of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in developing countries. Experience in the technical design, administration, and implementation of HIV and AIDS programs or other health programs in developing countries. Demonstrated ability in strategic planning and program management. Experience in working with USAID Missions, Donor Organizations, host country governments and non-governmental organizations is desirable. Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills. Ability to work with diverse teams. High degree of independent judgment, ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Fluency in a foreign language preferred. Working knowledge of MS Office and ability to navigate the web. Ability to travel internationally. US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required. TO APPLY: All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm Eastern Time August 17, 2015. Applicants who applied previously have been given consideration and need not re-apply. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR I KYIV, UKRAINE
FHI 360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Quality Improvement Advisor of the RESPOND project in Ukraine. The selected candidate will lead the Quality Improvement team in charge of leading the strategy for scaling-up, sustaining and institutionalizing improvement results and processes through guiding and building the capacity of Ukraine government and non-governmental organizations. Key Responsibilities: Develop strategies for scaling-up the results achieved through the QI projects. Provide guidance to address sustainability issues of the results achieved by QI improvement teams. Support the institutionalization of QI methodologies in the Ukrainian structures delivering HIV services. QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree in public health or a related field. At least 5 years of experience in the application of QI, with a preference for implementing the QI Collaborative model in health systems similar to that of Ukraine. In-depth knowledge of the national health system and experience working with relevant ministries in Ukraine. Experience interacting with policy-makers at national level and achieving desired outcomes. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills. Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Demonstrated English and fluency in Russian or Ukrainian. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please visit: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15750/technical-advisor-i/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY / PROJECT DIRECTOR PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party/Project Director. The Chief of Party manages all activities of the Cambodia Malaria program and; is responsible and accountable to USAID and FHI 360 for the Project Team's work and achievements. Responsible for project inputs, program strategy, and manages external relations and representation/ coordination USAID, Government of Cambodia, other in-country contacts, other donors and partners within the sector, subcontractors, and programs to maximize collaboration and synergy. Leads and directs the development and implementation by providing overall oversight of project activities and ensures compliance with agreement results in order to meet stated objectives. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/ spending. Monitors the project/ program from initiation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient delivery of each intermediate result. QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience in developing country contexts and ideally, in Cambodia. Prior experience with USAID-funded Projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models in developing countries. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Strong influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives. MD or PhD degree or its international equivalent or higher in public health or a related social science preferred. Ten years or more experience or managing and implementing health care programs in international settings, preferably in Asia. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing large, complex, community-based projects that are strategic in nature and national/ international in scope. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluency in national language is a plus. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. Experienced working in a non- governmental organization (NGO). We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15700/chief-of-party- project-director/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *SECRETARIAT DIRECTOR, GLOBAL PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR HANDWASHING WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Secretariat Director, Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW). Job Summary / Responsibilities: Provide programmatic management and financial oversight of the PPPHW; Lead strategy and workplan development and implementation for the PPPHW; Serve as primary relationship manager for 10 steering committee members; Convene and facilitate biannual Steering Committee meetings; Manage the PPPHW budget, including partner cash and in-kind contributions; Lead fundraising plans and efforts; Represent the PPPHW and give presentations on the PPPHW and handwashing at international conference and events; Supervise the PPPHW Deputy Director; Manage all PPPHW procurement efforts and consultants; Network and engage new partners and potential funders; Track the latest handwashing and WASH sector developments including new evidence, major handwashing program activities and results, and donor and government actions; Lead planning for Global Handwashing Day, held each year on October 15; Advocate for handwashing with key public and private stakeholders; Plan and host technical discussions and events; Represent the PPPHW on relevant WASH-related committees and working groups; Deliver regular reports on PPPHW progress to Steering Committee and mailing list; Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its international equivalent in Public Health or other related field. MS/MA preferred; Minimum of 10 years' experience with program management and international development programs; Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job. Experience working in a range of sectors within international development, with priority given to water, sanitation and hygiene; health; nutrition; and education. Experience developing or managing public-private or other partnerships preferred; Experience working in private sector marketing roles desirable; Experience managing donor funded projects; Fundraising experience and track record; Advocacy experience; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Excellent Written and verbal English required; operational ability in other languages (particularly French) highly desirable. Strong facilitation and presentation skills; Relevant computer software skills required; Demonstrated creativity and initiative; Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow and structure work of staff members; Overseas field experience preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15908/secretariat-director%2c- global-public-private-partnership-for-handwashing-%28ppphw%29/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *STRATEGY OFFICER, STRATEGY TEAM WASHINGTON, DC OR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
PATH has posted an opening for a new strategy officer to play a leadership role in advancing our work plan in support of the One PATH Strategy. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in business, international development, public health, or other relevant field. Minimum of ten years of relevant work experience in strategy development and implementation, including decision-making at the leadership level, operations management, and program implementation. A combination of education and experience will be considered. For more information and to apply visit www.path.org/employment.php. Vacancy no: 6786
****************************** *STRATEGY OFFICER, STRATEGY TEAM WASHINGTON, DC OR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
PATH has posted an opening for a new strategy officer to play a leadership role in advancing our work plan in support of the One PATH Strategy. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in business, international development, public health, or other relevant field. Minimum of ten years of relevant work experience in strategy development and implementation, including decision-making at the leadership level, operations management, and program implementation. A combination of education and experience will be considered. For more information and to apply visit www.path.org/employment.php. Vacancy no: 6786
****************************** *SENIOR ADVISOR, POLICY AND STRATEGY COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
The World Health Organization seeks a Senior Advisor, Policy and Strategy (P-5) in Copenhagen. Duties: Core responsibilities in providing managerial support and technical guidance for the Division responsibilities in assisting Member States in relation to large health system reform programmes in close collaboration with the relevant Programme Managers. REQUIRES: University degree in medicine or allied health sciences, with postgraduate degree (M.Sc., MPH, MBA, M.A) in health policy, health systems, health administration or public health. At least 10 years working experience in health system reform programmes and health system performance assessment including at least 5 years at international level. Experience in health system reform in European Union countries. Experience advising ministries of health at national and subnational level in health systems/health care. Proven track record of publishing in peer-reviewed international journals on health system reform and health system performance assessment. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/23/15. Vacancy no: EU/15/FT369
****************************** *COUNTY HEALTH COORDINATOR - GUIT UNITY, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a Guit County Health Coordinator that will be responsible for developing, planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating and monitoring the Health Pool Fund project in Guit County. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. They will ensure the high quality implementation of health program in the County in the most effective manner possible. He/she will: coordinate the County Health Department and Health outreach community management structures capacity building initiatives; and liaise with the CHD in ensuring program activities ensure that essential health services are delivered in Guit County. As a member of the senior management team in the county, he/she will at all times ensure that the organization is represented in a way that reflects CARE values. Primary Responsibilities: Strategic and Operational management support for Guit County (Contributing towards CARE South Sudan Strategic and Operational Objectives); Financial/Asset Management; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning; Human resource management and development; Financial Management; Representation, liaison and coordination; Project Administration. PRIMARY SKILLS: Degree in Medicine (Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse, Midwife); Public Health or related subjects area. At least 4 years program management experience. Demonstrated experience: in humanitarian programming in conflict environment; living and working in insecure environment. Demonstrated experience in program design and development. Demonstrated experience in gender analysis and women's empowerment desired. At least 7 years' experience working in conflict/ post conflict context, preferably in Africa desired. Public Health qualification. Team player, able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization in both program and support departments. Budgeting and financial management for a project. Ability to advise and coach field staff especially in terms of technical health issues. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CAREs Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2733. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *LIVELIHOOD PROJECT MANAGER FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE
CARE is seeking a Livelihood Manager that will be responsible for the overall programmatic, administrative, human resources and financial aspects of planning, implementing and monitoring livelihood initiatives in Sierra Leone. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. S/he will need to co-ordinate with other team members and CARE staff, especially logistics, health and technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective program. S/he will need to ensure response to immediate food security issues with simultaneous consideration of longer term livelihoods needs and possible scenarios. S/he will take a very active role in technical co-ordination, support and advocacy with other stake holders and technical agencies relevant to the sector. Primary Responsibility: Assessment; Program Design; Response Management and Implementation; Information and Co-ordination; Human Resources and Administration. PRIMARY SKILLS: University Degree in Nutrition , Food security and Livelihoods related fields. Minimum of 5 years of progressively relevant professional working experience in Nutrition, Food security and Livelihoods related activities. While all specialists will need to have a good understanding of the linkages between livelihoods and nutrition, they will usually have a focus on either livelihoods or nutrition. Ensure cross cutting health issues related to nutritional status are regularly monitored. Working experience in Freetown. 3 years' experience in the nutrition and/or livelihoods sector applied in emergency response operations. All specialists must have a thorough understanding of the: Situation Analysis using the Integrated Livelihoods Phase Classification (IPC). Program design using different modalities of Cash transfer and voucher programming; The Operational Guidance for Emergency Relief Staff and Program Managers; Harmonized Training Package; CARE's EPP and Livelihoods specific Contingency Planning processes; CARE HAF and Sphere Livelihoods and Nutrition Standards. All Livelihoods & Nutrition specialists must be familiar with key donor relevant regulations including: FFP (e.g. Reg.11 and PA2M), OFDA (e.g. new guidelines), ECHO (e.g. single form & cash/voucher guidelines), and WFP. TO APPLY: visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2755. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *FETP BASIC RESIDENT ADVISOR VARIOUS LOCATIONS
CTS Global is seeking FETP Basic Resident Advisors in Various Locations. Service Objectives: Train and mentor Ministry of Health (MOH) personnel to improve disease surveillance, detection, and response to outbreaks by providing classroom training in applied epidemiology and leading applied activities and field investigations. Build self- sustaining institutionalized capacity in country. Collaborate with ongoing efforts of other USG and non-USG partners in country to strengthen disease surveillance, response efforts, biosecurity/ biosafety, and workforce capacity, and assist the country in reaching Global Health Security and International Health Regulation goals. Ensure continued support of Ministries of Health and engage local counterparts. REQUIRES: Master's or Doctoral-level professional degree in academic fields related to health or allied sciences, preferably in human and veterinary medicine, or zoonotic biology. Graduate from a Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) OR at least two years' experience in Field Epidemiology Training Program or a similar field epidemiology service. Preferred: 1-2 years of experience working in the field as a practicing epidemiologist. Knowledge of WHO standards and policies such as the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response strategy (IDSR) and International Health Regulations. Extensive knowledge and understanding of the functionality of surveillance systems at national, sub national, local and community levels of the health systems in country. Experience in preparing and facilitating trainings for in-service public health workforce development initiatives. Experience in coordinating multi- agency public health programs at regional, national, sub national, local levels. Experience with adult education strategies. These include: Problem based education techniques, Instructional design, Teaching epidemiology and basic public health statistics, Public health management and program design, Communication and advocacy in public health. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to resumes@ctsglobalusa.com. Please indicate the locations you are interested in.
****************************** *SCIENTIST I DURHAM, NC
FHI 360 is seeking a scientist with knowledge of behavioral science theories and training in behavior change. The scientist will work with multidisciplinary teams on strategic behavior change communication projects, providing guidance on research, monitoring and evaluation strategies. The ideal candidate will also be expected to initiate, direct, and execute new scientific research and/or develop strategies in research studies or program interventions, and provide research-support services. The latter may include planning and executing research methods training, designing training materials for research studies. As an FHI 360 scientist, the individual is expected to make major contributions to the scientific literature, present at conferences, and serve as an internal consultant for other FHI 360 divisions and departments. QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate Degree or its International Equivalent in Public Health, Communications, Behavioral Science or related fields (Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology) Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job. Typically requires 5+ years of experience with scientific disciplines developing strategies in research studies and scientific projects. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Competency in French desirable. Proven track record in proposal development including individually-initiated and team-based proposals. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) or in work-related academic, governmental, or industry setting. Technology to be Used: Qualitative and quantitative analysis software (e.g., NVivo or Atlas Ti; SAS, STATA, SPSS, M+ or other); use of PDAs and/or tablets for program intervention and/or data collection. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: please visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15858/scientist- i/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *SCIENTIST I, CLINICAL RESEARCH DURHAM, NC
FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Scientist. Description: Responsible for conceptualizing, initiating, directing, and executing scientific research and/or development strategies in research studies and product development projects. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles, methods, and concepts to studies, problems, and projects. Makes major contributions to scientific literature and conferences. Acts as spokesperson on corporate research studies and scientific projects and advises executive management. Interfaces with various departments and serves as an internal consultant. QUALIFICATIONS: MD and 5+ years obstetrics/ gynecology postgraduate training and with scientific disciplines developing strategies in research studies and scientific projects. 2+ years of experience in clinical research (may be during fellowship training). Knowledge of clinical pharmacology desirable. Experience in drug development desirable. Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices used in analysis of clinical research studies, preferably clinical trials. Demonstrated technical skills, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought. Ability to work in a team environment with others, including internal staff, clinical research sites, and other external research partners. Familiarity with analysis of quantitative data. Excellent quantitative/ qualitative and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and provide correction action. Ability to anticipate potential study issues and to prepare contingency plans with minimal oversight. Ability to analyze data, identify errors and provide corrective action. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) or in work-related academic, governmental, or industry setting. Travel requirements: 10-15%. TO APPLY: please visit: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15842/scientist-i%2c-clinical-research/job. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Business Development Officer. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Work on multiple projects simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality. Provide detailed and strategic analysis of solicitations, instructions and other proposal- related information. Take the lead in working with technical teams to identify partners, negotiate roles, and establish teaming agreements. Lead and coordinate proposal teams by overseeing the proposal process, assisting with writing, editing and ensuring that quality, competitive proposals are submitted in response to solicitations and unsolicited opportunities from sponsors. Coordinate and support the capture management process, including bidding partner discussions and teaming agreements. Provide management and coordination of proposal teams, comprised of FHI 360 staff and bidding partner organizations. Prepare proposal outlines, requirements/ proposal evaluation overview, submission checklists, proposal calendar, partner trackers, and other trackers as needed. Establish and assure compliance with timelines for the proposal preparation process and submission. QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA in public health, international affairs/ development or other area of human development and 5+ years of relevant experience in proposal development, program design, project management, and other related work; or Master's degree in public health, international affairs/ development or other area of human development and 3+ years of experience in proposal development, program design, project management and other related work. Familiarity with international and domestic funders across health and human development sectors, including but not limited to USAID, CDC, World Bank, DFID, UN agencies, MCC, and private foundations and corporations funding health and human development activities. Project management experience with human development initiatives (international or domestic). Possess strong interpersonal and communications skills with sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political and ethical issues addressed by FHI 360. Knowledge of Non-governmental Organization (NGO) business development process activities required. Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills. Good leadership ability. Demonstrates strong analytical, organizational and problem- solving abilities and the ability to prioritize tasks. Read, write and speak English. Fluent in the host country language required. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15866/senior-business-development-officer/job.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, CARING FOR CHILDREN AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve health and social well-being outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening health, education, livelihood and protection interventions at district and community levels. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. She/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy, as she/he will interact at a high level with numerous Government of Tanzania institutions and senior government officials as well as United States government agencies. Key Responsibilities: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work-plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with Pact and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact human resources policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least seven years' experience in managing complex OVC programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size is desired. At least ten years' experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/ quality assurance; M&E; and operations research preferred. At least five years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity, with USAID experience preferred. At least five years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Tanzania, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations. At least ten years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. At least a Master's Degree in business or public administration, social sciences, public health, or a related field required. Strong management and communication 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. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain effective interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0128. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania program that aims to improve health and social well-being outcomes among HIV-impacted vulnerable children and youth by strengthening their families and increasing their utilization of high-quality health/HIV, education, livelihood, and protection services . This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and management a team of senior staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. The DCOP will also lead and oversee program monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/ grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner. Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle. Lead development of program research and learning agenda and ensure robust program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). Ensure effective coordination and communication and standards of practice among each partner organization. Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact and USAID resources. Ensure provision of management support and technical assistance to grantees on program design, budget/work plan development, and M&E planning. Provide regular written/oral program progress updates, as requested. Establish and manage Pact's local technical training activities. Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives is shared via a range of mechanisms: including reports, newsletters, and the Internet. Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the COP. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree or higher in Public Health, Child/Youth development, Social Work, International Development or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred). At least ten years' experience designing and implementing children, adolescents, youth and other vulnerable families development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania preferred. At least five years of experience as a Deputy Director or senior manager of health or HIV/AIDS care, support, and prevention activities. Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries. Demonstrated experience producing quality English- language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols. Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials. At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts. Preferred Qualifications: Skills and Abilities: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem- solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in OVC, Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth programming with proven results. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0131. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *NUTRITION SPECIALIST VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Nutrition Specialist (P-4) in Vienna. As a team member reporting to the Section Head, the Nutrition Specialist will formulate and implement nutrition projects to combat malnutrition in all its forms in IAEA Member States. REQUIRES: Doctorate Degree in nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, physiology or a related field. Minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience in nutrition, including at least 5 years of experience with nuclear techniques in nutrition and experience with nutritional interventions in developing countries. Experience with international project coordination. Teaching experience an asset. Recent publications in international peer reviewed journals and/or other relevant publications. Fluency in written and spoken English. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish an asset. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A- 1400 Vienna, Austria. Closing date: 9/1/15. Vacancy no: 2015/0232
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