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Issue Dated March 27, 2015


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AREA MANAGER UNITY, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE USA is looking for an Area Manager who will ensure the high quality implementation of the Health and Nutrition Program in Unity State in the most effective manner possible. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. In particular, to make every effort to ensure that the Program objectives/ outputs are achieved according to the work plan, the donor's requirement and within the contracted project period. S/he will serve as manager of the projects team in one of the locations CARE works in Unity State in order to ensure the overall successful implementation, reporting and management of all projects in that area. Responsibilities and Tasks: Project implementation; Financial/ Asset Management; Contract Management; Personnel Management; Government Liaison/ External Relations; Security Management; Other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Minimum relevant Master's Degree or graduate with significant relevant experience. At least 4 years' experience in a program management setting, with demonstrated experience in line managing staff. Experience in managing a program of similar size/ complexity. Demonstrated experience in humanitarian programming in conflict environments. Strong understanding of humanitarian accountability and M&E. Demonstrated experience in program assessments, problem analysis and program design. Demonstrated experience working within insecure environments. Public Health qualification. Ability to develop and foster external organizational relationships and applied representation skills. Team player, who is able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, in both the program and program support departments. Strong advisory skills and proven ability to support field teams to improving the quality of programming. Proven budgeting and financial management skills. Ability to develop and articulate program ideas related to Peace building, governance and civil society. Demonstrated ability to advice and coach field staff. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 606. 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.
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party in Lusaka. 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. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party is responsible for the overall leadership, strategic direction, and program oversight on behalf of the recipient, and will serve as principal liaison to USAID and national GRZ staff. S/he should have a deep understanding of Z-CHPP program goals and objectives and be able to articulate the vision for the project. Key Responsibilities: The Chief of Party (COP) will be the primary liaison with USAID/Zambia on technical matters and shall adjust programs and operations in response to USAID/Zambia technical direction. The COP shall be responsible for responding to the designated AOR and USAID/Zambia's Agreement Officer. The COP shall also be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award. The COP's primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the award. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field with specialized training in HIV prevention, health promotion, and/or community development. 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility working in HIV prevention and related fields, preferably in ESA region. At least eight of those years in senior-management positions leading and managing large-scale HIV public health programs in sub-Saharan Africa, including supervision of technical staff. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships, and to work collaboratively with host government agencies, civil society and community-based organizations, and other donors. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to develop and communicate a common vision to diverse partners and a multi-disciplinary team. Knowledge of and experience with management of donor-funded agreements or contracts. Strong organizational skills including task and time management. Preferred Qualifications: 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 one of Pact's technical areas or a support function; 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 15-0038. 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, ZAMBIA LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party in Lusaka. 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. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for the directly assisting the COP in activity implementation and management. The DCOP shall have complementary technical skills and experience to the COP. The DCOP reports directly to the COP, and takes over leadership and oversight of the activity in the absence of the COP. Key Responsibilities: Serve as advisor to the Chief of Party; Oversee day-to-day execution of the project; Coordinate development, implementation, and reporting on all work plans; Work with Chief of Party and other team members to ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion; Ensure compliance with all donor, Pact, and project- specific policies; Assist in supervising and coordinating the sub-grant management process, including advice on assessing the programmatic potential of proposed grants, and establishing appropriate procedures for project funds; In collaboration with the Chief of Party, represent the project with the donor, the Zambian government, and national policy actors and maintain positive relations; Perform other duties as assigned; Perform all work safely and maintain a safe working environment. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in public health, social/ behavioral sciences, or related field. Minimum five years of progressively increasing responsibility working in public health in the areas of health communication, promotion, and/or education, with an emphasis on HIV prevention. Demonstrated management skills, including relevant experience in direct supervision of professional staff; and Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships, and to work collaboratively with host government agencies, civil society and community-based organizations, and other donors. Depth and breadth of knowledge of and experience in HIV prevention and health behavior change. Strong organizational skills including task and time management. Preferred Qualifications: Proven leadership in the design, management, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of large and complex international donor- funded programs. Leadership roles in implementing USAID-funded projects strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience with gender and social inclusion (GESI) mainstreaming approaches strongly preferred. Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0037. 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.
****************************** ADVISOR, HIV PREVENTION LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Pact is seeking an Advisor, HIV Prevention in Lusaka. 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. Position Purpose: The Advisor, HIV Prevention will directly support the COP in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of community-based prevention interventions and related community strengthening activities. Key Responsibilities: Provide leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Advise on focused prevention with key affected populations (including girls age 15-24 years, men who have sex with men, sex workers, and people living with HIV) and social and structural change approaches to HIV prevention in Zambia (addressing gender roles and cultural norms, behavior change with multiple concurrent partners, and rights-based programming). Facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention among CSO partners and GRZ in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of HIV prevention quality improvement activities. Develop and facilitate problem solving and action planning among CSO and GRZ stakeholders to address critical challenges and barriers to improving HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Minimum seven years of experience in the ESA region designing and implementing large-scale community-level HIV prevention programs involving multiple stakeholders. Four of those years should be in a technical leadership/ management role for a project of similar size and complexity, including experience with direct supervision of professional staff. Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based and promising behavioral and structural HIV prevention interventions, best practices in community health interventions and linkage to services, and approaches to addressing gender issues relating to HIV prevention. Prior experience in building community competency and capacity for improving health and use of participatory methodologies for planning and implementing local-level activities. Excellent interpersonal, training, facilitation, team building and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0039. 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.
****************************** ADVISOR, MONITORING, EVALUATION AND RESEARCH LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Pact is seeking an Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research in Lusaka. 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. Position Purpose: The Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research will lead Z-CHPP monitoring, evaluation and research efforts. S/he shall develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting. Key Responsibilities: Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research provides technical advice and support to Program Management Team and provincial and district governments on monitoring and evaluation of program implementations and their outcomes. The M&E Advisor, with support from the M&E team, will be responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and reporting-related activities and requirements of the project. This includes the development of the Project's M&E framework, the development of a performance monitoring system, overseeing the maintenance of monitoring data collections systems (including developing and maintaining a project data base). He/she will also contribute to the design and assist in managing program assessments and evaluations and promote a culture of evidence-based decision making. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, or other relevant discipline. Minimum five years working on monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health and HIV fields with progressively increasing responsibility. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing rigorous quantitative and qualitative research, rapid appraisals, bio-behavioral surveillance, and methods for data analysis. Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries, and the ability to coach and train others in their use. Knowledge of M&E issues and indicator development for HIV prevention and service delivery strengthening related to HIV/AIDS. Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements. Excellent report writing, analytical and oral presentation skills. Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0040. 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.
****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER, GOVERNANCE AND LEGISLATION MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer (Governance and Legislation) (P-4) in Manila. Duties: Develop framework and support reviews of country health system governance in general and with a specific focus on health financing and service delivery. Manage and supervise country reviews on legislation and policies in health financing and service delivery in the context of fiscal and political decentralization, including regulation for private sectors. REQUIRES: Master's level degree in health policy, health management, political science or health legislation and regulation. Degree in law or legal studies is desirable. Minimum seven years of professional working experience, including at least three years of international experience, in the areas of health governance including development and implementation of legislation/ regulation. Working experiences in health policy development related to legislation and regulation an asset. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 4/9/15. Vacancy no: WPRO/15/FT112
****************************** PROGRAM OFFICER III WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 has posted an opening for a Program Officer who will provide leadership for projects and/or support country programs managed by the West and Central Africa, Middle East and North Africa (WCA/MENA) business unit, with a focus on francophone countries, with large, complex or start-up programs. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree or its international equivalent in Public Health, international development or other related field. MS/MA preferred. Minimum of 8 + years' experience with program management, international development programs and US Government rules and regulations; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job. For more information and to apply go to http://www.fhi360.org/en/WorkingWithUs/res_EmploymentOpportunities.htm. Vacancy no: 15386
****************************** CLINICAL RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER DURHAM, NC
FHI 360 has posted an opening for a Clinical Research Project Manager who is responsible for the overall coordination and management of clinical projects/ studies from start up through close out activities. Directs the technical and operational aspects of the projects, ensuring the successful completion of clinical projects/ studies. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences. 3 years of previous experience in clinical research project management, possessing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and spreadsheets required. Able to delegate, effectively prioritizes own and workload of project team members. For more information and to apply go to http://www.fhi360.org/en/WorkingWithUs/res_EmploymentOpportunities.htm. Vacancy no: 15405
****************************** SENIOR CONDOM PROGRAMMING ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Global Health Fellows Program is seeking a Technical Advisor Level III: Senior Condom Programming Advisor (GHFP II-P4-133) in Washington, DC. Assignment: Two year fellowship. The Senior Condom Programming Advisor (Senior Technical Advisor) will serve as a member of the Cross-Sector Team within the Implementation Support (IS) Division of the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) in the Bureau for Global Health, and work as an integral part of OHA's cross-division expanded prevention team. The Senior Technical Advisor will work collaboratively to address product availability issues within and between technical teams and interest groups within OHA and in the Bureau for Global Health (GH). Key counterparts include OHA's Prevention, Care and Support teams, the Commodities Security and Logistics (CSL) Division of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), and OHA's Supply Chain Management Team. S/he will also liaise with the Office of The Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) of the US Department of State and the relevant PEPFAR interagency Technical Working Groups. The Senior Technical Advisor will receive day to day guidance from the Cross- Sector Team Leader. REQUIRES: Masters' degree or PhD in public health, the social sciences, or other relevant field of study. Minimum ten (10) years' experience working on international health issues with at least 3-5 years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Hands-on experience designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating HIV prevention, condom social marketing or other condom distribution programs preferred. Experience with female condom programming desirable. Knowledge of or experience with global health partners who work on social and behavior change communications desired. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated flexibility and openness to respond to changing work priorities and environment. Demonstrated strategic planning, collaboration, and appreciative listening skills with a focus on achieving results. Excellent oral communication and writing skills. Ability to travel internationally. French or Spanish language skills a plus. US citizenship or US 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 online applications must be submitted by March 30, 2015 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISOR MONROVIA, LIBERIA
The Global Health Fellows Program is seeking a Technical Advisor III: Senior Public Health Advisor (GHFP-II P4-147) 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. REQUIRES: Master's degree or higher in public health, nutrition, public administration, social science, or other field related to public health. Minimum ten (10) years' progressively responsible experience working with US Government funded programs, with at least three (3) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting in the areas of supporting health and development programs. 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 April 14, 2015 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** NUTRITION OFFICER - NUTRITION ASSESSMENT AND SCIENTIFIC ADVICE ROME, ITALY
The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted an opening for a Nutrition Officer (Nutrition Assessment and Scientific Advice) (P-4) in Rome. Duties: Plans and leads components of multi-disciplinary teams and short term work groups, leads and/or participates on Division/ Departmental teams, participates on Organization-wide committees, project teams, and working groups and provides specialized expertise on international technical networks and/or technical policy and standard setting bodies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Nutrition Science or closely-related discipline. Seven years of relevant experience in human nutrition requirements, especially in assessing the nutritional requirements of populations. Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 4/3/15. Vacancy no: IRC2812
****************************** *STATE-BASED CONSULTANTS NORTHERN NIGERIA
McKing Consulting Corporation, a US-based consulting firm with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is seeking to identify short-term consultants for potential assignments in northern Nigeria. These consultants will provide technical assistance to State Primary Health Care Development Agencies/ Boards where the foundation is supporting efforts to build capacity to manage and implement effective routine immunization (RI) systems through the Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) strategy. Objectives: Support the development and implementation of potential partnership agreement between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, other partners and State Government (TBD) and other development partners to improve the routine immunization system in the state of assignment, building on key elements of the PHCUOR strategy to build and sustain equitable coverage of immunization and other primary health care services in the long term. Provide day-to-day management and technical support to key state leaders (ES, SIO, DSIO, RI Focal Point) and all RI-related working group chairs at the Agency where they exist, with the aim of supporting the State team in building ongoing capacity to manage delivery of high quality immunization services. Build linkages across partners and initiatives contributing to routine immunization and health system strengthening in each state, with the goal of supporting a harmonized, one-plan approach to RI under the leadership of the State government and advancing an operational PHCUOR strategy. Activities: The consultant's assignment will initially run through December 2015. During this time, the consultant will need to be based in the state of assignment and will maintain strong linkages with the SPHCDA and State Ministry of Health on issues related to routine immunization strengthening and implementation of a strong PHCUOR strategy. The consultant will conduct regular field visits and provide regular feedback to the State Government and partners. He/She will provide a weekly work plan and activity feedback and produce a monthly report of summarized achievements and follow up actions. The assignment is generally flexible, and the consultant will be expected to respond to last minute requests for support and information. Specific activities expected for the role include: Gather necessary information and contribute to strong communication and coordination between stakeholders in the State as needed to support the development of a partnership agreement focused on routine immunization and PHCUOR, along with a high level review system to monitor implementation. Support Gates and key development partner staff as necessary to track implementation by the State of the key milestones of the partnership agreement. Help set up and participate in regular State RI Working Group meetings and contribute to operationalizing high priority activities outlined in the annual state RI work plan, providing ongoing mentoring support for tracking progress of the work plan, ensuring the engagement of all partners. Participate in regular meetings of the State Logistics Working Group to contribute to the development and implementation of strategy to revitalize the state vaccine cold chain equipment to ensure vaccine availability at the LGA and health facility satellite cold stores. Any other assignment given to the Consultant in support of the program. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate should have 5-10 years of work experience and should be familiar with the management of public sector health services in Nigeria, particularly immunization and primary health care. Previous experience in a management, capacity-building, or mentoring role in the public, private or non-profit sector is desirable. The ability of the candidate to effectively mentor and facilitate the development of strong management and implementation capacity by the SPHCDA will be considered more heavily than the candidate's technical qualifications in immunization service delivery. Candidates should have the equivalent of a Master's level education in public health, business management, clinical medicine or other relevant field. TO APPLY: for these consultancy positions, please send a cover letter and CV to Trisha Charles-Rennie at tcharles-rennie@mcking.com.
****************************** *NATIONAL LEVEL TECHNICAL ADVISOR (LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY) JAKARTA
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 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 Indonesia DERAP Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: Pact is seeking a National Level Technical Advisor (NLTA) for the Indonesia DERAP (Delivering Expanded Resources for AIDS Programming) Project, a USAID-funded HIV/AIDS prevention and care program for key populations in Indonesia. The NLTA will be responsible for technical assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH) in the use of sound epidemiological data analysis to strengthen HIV/AIDS services, particularly the strategic scale-up of ART treatment. S/he will play a lead role in analyzing and interpreting existing HIV/AIDS/STI surveillance data to assist the MOH in planning and allocation of resources, and to build the MOH's technical capacity in the use of serological surveillance data. S/he will also assist the MOH to review routine data on ART implementation to monitor program performance and make necessary adjustments. As Pact's full-time technical advisor, s/he will also play an additional coordinating role for Pact's technical support activities to the project and liaise closely with the global health technical team. The NLTA will have dual reporting responsibilities to the DERAP Chief of Party and to Pact's headquarters office in Washington, DC. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical expertise to the MOH and other national-level partners in the analysis and interpretation of epidemiological data from IBBS, size estimation, mapping, and other existing HIV/AIDS/STI surveillance data. Assist to prepare and/or review IBBS and other data reports, presentations, and/or resources to describe data analysis findings. Advise the MOH on the use of survey findings in planning and allocation of resources for HIV/AIDS services, with emphasis on expansion of ART treatment under the SUFA (Strategic Use of Anti-retrovirals) Initiative. Support and build the MOH's technical capacity in use of surveillance data for program decision-making, including on-the-job training and coaching of the MOH Surveillance Advisor. Assist the MOH to routinely monitor and report the results of the SUFA initiative at the district and national levels. Participate in and contribute to relevant national technical working groups at the MOH (e.g., ART/SUFA, IBBS, Strategic Information, etc.). Advise the MOH on strategies for improving the performance of the health system, particularly for SUFA implementation and scale-up, by assessing needs and developing concrete actions for (a) strengthening human resources for health (pre-service training for new health workers); (b) developing or strengthening the capacity of District Health Offices to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) for routine supportive supervision of SUFA sites; and/or (c) improving supply chain management. Support the implementation of relevant operational research as necessary for strategic information required to ensure success of SUFA implementation. Contribute to DERAP project reporting, including writing narrative updates and preparing technical analyses/ tracking of project indicators, for USAID, MOH and other key stakeholders. Working closely with Pact's backstopping team for DERAP, support the local coordination of Pact's technical assistance to address identified program areas of need (e.g., stigma and discrimination, GBV), and mobilize needed Pact staff resources for planning and project review in collaboration with the DERAP COP. Report regularly on progress of activities to Pact's backstopping team. Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences with at least 5 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS programs. Strong background in working in HIV/AIDS/health projects with a particular emphasis on monitoring and evaluation and/or epidemiology. Experience in preparation of quantitative survey/ research findings for dissemination among government, NGO and other stakeholders. Demonstrated understanding of routine health information systems, interpretation and use of surveillance data for program planning. Experience in working effectively with government and non-government partners. Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with national and international staff, and maintain excellent working relationships with partners. Literacy with MS Office and statistical packages. Strong oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English and Indonesian. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in design, implementation and analysis of HIV/AIDS/STI surveillance surveys. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0029. 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 / HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING DIRECTOR KINSHASA, DRC
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/ Household Economic Strengthening Director. This position is contingent based on contract award. Position summary: The Economic Strengthening/ Livelihood Specialist will provide technical leadership to the development of strategies, guidelines and manuals, and rolling out of these to ensure that community members and households caring for vulnerable children have increased and ongoing capacity to meet their basic needs. The post holder will lead the design, planning and implementation of technical interventions to improve household livelihood and asset base to meet basic needs of children and support self-reliance. In order to improve the enabling environment in the country, the position holder will network, share and coordinate with all stakeholders of in the DRC including micro and small enterprise development agency, microfinance institutions, Cooperative Agencies, and other government units. He/She will ensure that the OVC Project interventions are performed as planned and to bring about the desired impact through monitoring, evaluation, research and documenting lessons learned. The position will be based in Kinshasa. Specific duties and responsibilities: Leads the development of strategies, approaches, systems and guidelines to ensure that households caring for highly vulnerable children have increased capacity to meet the basic needs of children and supports self-reliance. Defines and executes economic strengthening models, standards, elaborates steps to meet the standards, and mobilizes support. Defines and executes economic strengthening monitoring systems and development of tools to track progresses. Advises the project leadership consortium partners issues related to livelihood improvement/ economic strengthening for better decision making. Meets and works with policy makers such as government officials to facilitate better understanding and coordination among the actors in improving policy environment for Livelihood improvement for highly vulnerable families and children including the development of microenterprise development strategy. Takes a leading role in the organization of national and international level workshops on economic strengthening related areas. Organizes and facilitates presentations, reports and other documentation on related training events and field program operations. Ensures that implementation of field programs proceeds according to approved plans and in accordance with set standards and guidelines. Liaises and coordinates with Pact country and home office technical specialists and program team for integration, synergy and technical support. Works with Project Results and Measurement team to undertake project to identify indicators, conduct baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations. Reviews project assessment reports, compiles and shares lessons for further improvement and for future considerations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in child development, social work, social sciences or related field. At least 10 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of comprehensive, community-based OVC programming, social services system strengthening, and household economic strengthening. Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning, and technical skills in programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security. At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in household economic strengthening interventions. Three years of mid-to-senior level experience in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs for children infected or affected by HIV, with particular experience in child and youth development programs (e.g. OVC, Early Childhood Development, adolescent reproductive health, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0027. 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.
****************************** *HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WASHINGTON, DC
AIHA has posted an opening for a Head of Business Development who is responsible for developing and implementing a resource mobilization strategy across a variety of donor targets (including bilateral, multilateral, foundation, corporate, and individual donors); the ideal candidate will have experience and expertise across all of these areas. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree in liberal arts or business. Minimum of 10 years of experience demonstrating compelling and measurable record of outstanding accomplishment and professional growth in key development positions, preferably in internationally focused and/or global health environments. Experienced and proven track record of working across the following categories: multilateral and bilateral including non US based aid agencies, institution and family foundations, corporations and individual donors. The ideal candidate has taken the lead in helping organizations diversify their funding base, particularly to supplement USG sources. For more information and to apply visit aiha.com/en/employmentopportunities/
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER - PEHSU WEST REMOTE
The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), a national nonprofit organization engaging in professional education and consultation on medical toxicological issues, is actively recruiting a FULL TIME experienced Program Manager to assist in establishing and managing the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit Program - West (PEHSU West). Although ACMT is based in Phoenix, the job can be done remotely. The Senior Program Manager will work closely with a team of physicians and ACMT staff to direct daily operations of PEHSU West. The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating and providing support to the five regional PEHSUs in the western half of the US. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree and 5+ years of experience. 3+ years of Program/ Project management leadership experience. Environmental Public Health experience. DESIRED/ PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong problem solving skills. Proven track record as a program/ project manager. Actively managed more than one project simultaneously. Experience and knowledge of federal grant administration. Experience working with physicians and public health professionals. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. Ability to work well under pressure. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities, and work both independently and as part of a team. Excellent writing skills with the ability to digest complex concepts and distill them into clean, easily understandable documents. Extremely strong and demonstrated work ethic. High comfort level with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, non-technical website development, and online communication tools. A strong interest in improving reproductive and children's environmental health. Graduate degree such as an MPH or Master's in Environmental Sciences. Program Management Institute certification. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. The Senior Program Manager position is a full-time position and is funded through a Federal grant extending through September 2019. Benefits include flexible hours, paid vacation and matching contributions to a 401k plan. ACMT is located in Phoenix, but the job may be done remotely. TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Human Resources, Focus HR, 6802 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710, hr@focushr.net. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The American College of Medical Toxicology is an equal opportunity employer.
****************************** *SENIOR TUBERCULOSIS PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT ADVISOR ARLINGTON, VA
The Global Health Fellows Program is seeking a Technical Advisor III/IV: Senior Tuberculosis Pharmaceutical Management Advisor (GHFP II-P4-145) in Arlington, VA. Assignment: Two year fellowship. The Senior Tuberculosis (TB) Pharmaceutical Management Advisor (Senior Advisor) will be based in the Bureau for Global Health (GH), Health, Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition Office (HIDN), Infectious Diseases (ID) Division (GH/HIDN/ID). The Senior Advisor will provide support to USAID countries and other select countries with Global Fund (GF) grants in all aspects of pharmaceutical management with a specific emphasis on drug regulation, drug safety and adverse drug reactions. S/he will assist USAID country programs to develop and implement a pharmacovigilance system and other pharmaceutical management issues. Attention will be focused on providing technical assistance to countries implementing MDR TB activities under the Global Fund to Fight AIDS (GFATM) funding as well as under USAID funded country programs. The Senior Advisor will participate in country- level policy dialogue and provide technical assistance to USAID Missions and Ministries of Health in the design, implementation, and evaluation of TB and MDR TB pharmaceutical management programs. S/he will also provide technical guidance to selected GH/HIDN/ID core-funded TB activities. REQUIRES: Master's degree or higher in public health, the health sciences or relevant disciplines with applicability to international public health. Minimum of at least five (5) years' experience in antimicrobial resistance. Experience and/or deep understanding of WHO infectious disease programs and policies. Knowledge of and familiarity with key international TB and/or infectious disease initiatives and organizations. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and in teams. Ability to travel internationally. US citizenship or US 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 online applications must be submitted by April 7, 2015 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
****************************** *TEAM COORDINATOR SUVA, FIJI
The World Health Organization seeks a Team Coordinator (P-5) in Suva. Duties: Provides overall guidance/ leadership in WHO's work supporting governments of Pacific island countries and areas and assures high quality technical assistance for communicable disease control and public health emergencies such as emerging disease outbreaks and disasters. Monitors and supports implementation of the global and regional strategies for communicable diseases prevention and control programmes, environmental health, food safety and the Asia-Pacific Strategy on Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR). REQUIRES: University degree in medicine or health sciences and postgraduate degree in epidemiology or public health or equivalent. Minimum of 10 years of experience in epidemiology, public health or equivalent, including experience at international level is essential. Experience in management, development and planning, and having some field experience in the Pacific is preferred. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/27/15. Vacancy no: WPRO/15/FT103
****************************** *TECHNICAL OFFICER: MHEALTH ARLINGTON, VA
Management Sciences for Health has posted an opening for a Technical Officer. The focus of the position is to support and guide the eHealth/Mobile Solutions agenda for the project, USAID's Africa Bureau, and African partners. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in Public Health, International Affairs, Economics, Public Policy, Business or other related fields or equivalent work experience; specialty in eHealth or mobile solutions preferred. Minimum of five years professional work experience in global health, preferably including work in Africa. Up to date knowledge and experience of mobile technologies and ICT in promoting health. Experience designing, managing, and implementing analyses or impact evaluations. For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm. Vacancy no: 13-8036
****************************** *BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, STRATEGIC INFORMATION ARLINGTON, VA
Management Sciences for Health has posted an opening for a Business Development Specialist for Strategic Information whose primary responsibility is tracking and communicating intelligence on and announcements of new business opportunities to relevant stakeholders across MSH's four levels (Corporate, Center, Country, and Project). REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree required. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of work experience, with specific experience in international public health desirable. Ability to initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality. Ability to synthesize and summarize large volumes of information quickly and communicate main points to relevant stakeholders. Strong interpersonal and English language skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants. For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm. Vacancy no: 13-8025
****************************** *USAID/JORDAN MONITORING & EVALUATION SUPPORT PROJECT AMMAN, JORDAN
MSI has issued an invitation for Expression of Interest for Jordanian and MENA Region Consultants. In preparation for upcoming evaluations and assessments, MESP is assembling a roster of consultants to provide short-term, sector-specific technical expertise to evaluation/ assessment teams in the following areas: Jordan civil society, public sector, health sector, economic growth and development, democratic processes, water and energy. Consultancies may last from three to twelve weeks. These are not long-term or staff positions. Expressions of interest should include a CV summarizing relevant experience. Expressions of interest is an on-going process and has no deadline. QUALIFICATIONS: Consultants must be fluent in Arabic. As most evaluation teams are international, proficiency in English is preferred. Sector-specific technical expertise in the following areas: Jordan civil society, public sector, health sector, economic growth and development, democratic processes, water and energy. Experience with USAID or another donor. Jordan or MENA experience. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.
****************************** MANAGEMENT SCIENCES FOR HEALTH
Management Sciences for Health has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm
*GLOBAL TECH LEAD - UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE ARLINGTON, VA
MSH has posted an opening for a senior advisor to fill the role of Global Technical Lead (GTL) for UHC. The GTL will spearhead MSH's technical solutions on pathways to UHC in low- and middle-income countries and will build MSH's practice in advising governments on the design, implementation and monitoring of large-scale health financing sector reforms aimed at increasing population and service coverage, financial protection and equity in addressing both access to healthy life and access to quality health services. REQUIRES: Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in economics, health financing, public policy or related field. 10-15 years of overall experience in international public health arena; with at least 5 years' experience contributing at a senior level to the design, implementation and monitoring of large-scale health sector reforms aimed at increasing population service coverage and financial protection, preferably in LMIC settings. Vacancy no: 13-8051
*BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
The Business Development Specialist works in collaboration with the staff of the Business and Resource Development unit, Cost Proposal Unit, Human Resource, Technical Centers and countries to ensure the successful completion and responsiveness of MSH's solicited and unsolicited competitive proposals. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree required. Minimum of 2 years of work experience, with specific experience in international public health desirable. Ability to initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality. Strong interpersonal and English language communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants. Vacancy no: 13-8048
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER / GUINEA PROGRAM DIRECTOR CONAKRY, GUINEA
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Program Officer/ Guinea Program Director in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The HC3 Guinea Program Director will provide overall project management, financial oversight and project reporting for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded HC3 project in Guinea under the guidance and mentorship of The West Africa Regional Director. The Country Program Director will liaise with the local Ministry of Health (MoH) and Guinean Ebola Response and MNCH counterparts as well as other implementing partners and donors focused on social and behavior change communication (SBCC), Ebola response and prevention, secondary impacts, as well as MNCH. Provide strategic leadership and vision to HC3 Guinea staff, including managing the startup of HC3 Ebola and MCH program activities in country and onboarding of new local and expat staff. Provide administrative, programmatic, and managerial oversight to all aspects of the program; coordinate effective implementation of program and research activities, including development of work plans and facilitate their timely implementation; develop program implementation budgets and monitor budget expenditures; manage and supervise local staff including relevant program partners. Make programmatic decisions and troubleshoot implementation challenges; oversee program data quality compliance, including developing data tracking systems and monitoring records to ensure program meets USAID audit standards; approve local financial transactions and manage and authorize expenditures from local bank accounts; supervise and approve all aspects of project procurement and logistics, including office infrastructure and vehicles; sub grant development, including compliance with programmatic objectives and Johns Hopkins University (JHU)/ USAID financial and administrative regulations. Identify appropriate opportunities to draw on the full range of activities in the HC3 portfolio. Liaise in-country with other HC3 partners, as appropriate. Submit timely program reports to USAID and JHU*CCP Headquarters on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis; disseminate program success stories and share information. Serve as a spokesperson and advocate, represent JHU*CCP and the HC3 Guinea project to the USAID mission in Conakry, donors, Government of Guinea, cooperating agencies, and others; develop new business opportunities for JHU*CCP as appropriate. Engage in the cross-fertilization of ideas and capacity-building across the West Africa Regional Program. Management and Supervision: Will provide technical support and oversight to all employees and consultants/ contractors working on the above. Coordinate with other senior program managers on strategic project management. Identify learning needs and coordinate learning sessions for program staff. Conduct staff appraisals as appropriate. This is a general description of the required job duties which does not included additional duties as assigned. This position will be based in Conakry, Guinea. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH, MBA) required. Five years senior-level field-based health development program management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Extensive experience in capacity building for health programming in Africa, and/or managing social and behavior change communication programs. Previous experience working with USAID funded projects, and familiarity with USAID policies and procedures. In- depth program experience in sub-Saharan Africa and experience in technical, financial and administrative oversight. Skilled manager with ability to oversee and motivate staff for sound, effective, evidence and results based programming. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public, and/or donors. Ability to work with and understand foreign currency exchanges. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple partners. Flexible and independent. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A "can do" attitude, with the appropriate follow through. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education. Preferred Qualifications: Ten years relevant experience. JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education required for the respective job. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65202. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre- employment background check. AA/EEOE. Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65202&view=sch.
****************************** *SENIOR RESEARCH DATA ANALYST / RESEARCH MANAGER CONAKRY, GUINEA
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Research Data Analyst/ Research Manager in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Research Manager will contribute to the research activities conducted as part of HC3 by providing substantial and important recommendations to the design and methodologies used by these studies and by taking primary responsibility for data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting on the findings from these studies. Individuals in the Research Manager position will require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in statistical analyses and/or quantitative or qualitative research methods. This role will support formative research, monitoring and evaluation for health communication projects that are part of the effort to control and prevent the spread of Ebola and promote maternal, neonatal, child health in Guinea. The Research Manager will serve as a member of the Johns Hopkins CCP Ebola Monitoring and Evaluation Team, provide technical assistance health communication monitoring and evaluation, assist in the recruitment and provide ongoing mentorship to any monitoring and evaluation consultants or staff that CCP hires in Conakry, assist the program team in translating research and evaluation findings into programmatic recommendations and, oversee the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems on the ground in Guinea. Develop detailed data collection and analysis methodologies, including defining in detail data requirements, data sources and proper data collection procedures, e.g., appropriate data collection instruments, data coding, and databases. Develop and implement data collection quality assurance procedures to ensure data accuracy and the validity and reliability of the study results. Create, maintain and safeguard electronic databases and any other data collection files. Supervise data collection activities; more typically supervising locally hired staff to perform data collection activities using defined forms and methods (e.g., interview and group discussion guides, surveys questionnaires, format for secondary data collection and analysis from available sources). Using their knowledge of statistical and textual data analysis, perform qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and interpretation of study data. Generate reports, charts, tables and presentations of the research findings. Use GIS methodologies when required. Facilitate the coordination of research, monitoring and evaluation activities at a national level for the Ebola response and its secondary impact. Serve as resource for research staff and field data coordinators regarding data issues; collection, entry, quality and transfer. Contribute to the writing of reports and any other type of publication. Present research findings at meetings when needed. Support the preparation of IRB protocols when needed. Train counterparts and in-country research consultants in appropriate research procedures. With the study PI, monitor compliance with human subjects research guidelines on all assigned projects. Must be able to travel to and within Guinea as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimally require Master's degree in related discipline, e.g. communication, public health or related behavioral science. Typically require PhD. One year related experience. Quantitative and qualitative research skills required; working knowledge of GIS desirable. One year related experience in research on health communication, health promotion or social marketing in international settings required. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65075. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/ drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. AA/EEOE Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65075&view=sch
****************************** *DEPUTY COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, PROGRAMS ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR
Population Services International is seeking a Deputy Country Representative, Programs in Antananarivo. Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization, with a mission to measurably improve the health of poor and vulnerable people in the developing world by influencing their behavior, principally through social marketing of family planning and health products and services, and health communications. PSI has programs in more than 60 countries and works in malaria, HIV, reproductive health, child survival, and tuberculosis. PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action, empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. For more information, please visit www.psi.org. With guidance from the CR, the Deputy Country Representative - Programs will directly supervise the programmatic departments (Malaria Prevention and Treatment; Child Survival, Reproductive Health, HIV Prevention & Neonatal Health), the Research Department, as well as the Technical Advisor and a Consultant. S/he will also act as the focal point for grants funded by the Global Fund (PSI/M is PR for 2 NFM grants (HIV and Malaria) and also PR for NSA (malaria prevention and treatment in the public sector). S/he will offer technical, financial and managerial support as well as being responsible for ensuring that all information communicated to both internal and external audiences is consistent and is of high quality. The DCR - Programs will also be responsible for assisting the CR, DCR-Operations and DCR - Corporate Services & Finance in representing PSI externally with partners and provide overall strategic vision. The platform's large Malaria program (annual budget of $30M) currently funded by GF, USAID, and UNITAID includes fever case management via RDTs, malaria prevention via LLIN distribution (mass campaigns, routine, continuous) and IRS, as well as treatment interventions of simple and complicated malaria cases. The Child Survival program (annual budget of $4M) funded by USAID and UNICEF is an IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Infections) program including diarrheal disease case management, water treatment, pneumonia treatment, and nutrition. The FP/RH and STI/HIV activities (annual budget of $6M) currently funded by USAID, WHP and GF include a wide range of short and long term method products and services as well as maternal and neonatal health (umbilical cord) care services and cervical cancer detection, treatment and referral. HIV/STI prevention activities in the concentrated epidemic of Madagascar include product and IPC interventions, as well as counseling and testing services, focused on youth and high risk groups (female sex workers, high-risk men and men having sex with men). The Research Department supports these programs as well as the ACTWatch project. The Research Department is an integral part of the programmatic cone, in order to ensure informed and evidence based programming. Current programmatic priorities include expansion of innovations (CHX for umbilical cord care, MNPs for nutrition, misoprostol for PPH) while continuing to explore and advocate for new opportunities (misoprostol for PAC, Sanitation and Hygiene interventions (WASH), Nutrition and possibly others) and maintain high quality standards for the current portfolio of interventions; implementation of a mass LLIN distribution campaign in 2015; continued improvement of community-based interventions and increased collaboration with the public and private sectors. In addition to proven skills in organizational management, expertise in at least one or more programmatic areas, and expertise with the Global Fund, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to maintain excellent partnerships with donors in general, the government and other key stakeholders. French language required. Reports to the CR. RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but not limited to: Direct Malaria, Child Survival, Reproductive Health and HIV/STI departments in the planning and implementation of all programmatic activities in accordance with workplans, evidence based research, and platform strategic plan. Plan, implement and monitor programmatic budgets for all programs in collaboration with the DCR- CS&F and with departmental directors; Ensure quality of all external donor reporting in English and in French; Manage and mentor three program directors, one Senior Research Coordinator, and one TA to include skills transfer/ capacity building; Lead organization in the implementation and monitoring of its GF grants, with particular emphasis on the vast array of malaria interventions, and collaboration with SALAMA for product distribution to the public sector, as well as with First line ACT buyers through the GF's manufacturer's subsidy model. In conjunction with the Regional Researcher and Research team, develop and oversee the research plans (monitoring of ongoing research), and ensure relevance of new research/ study plans as new proposals are being developed; Represent PSI internally, and support the CR and DCRs on general organizational and management issues (Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Audit, Procurement, etc.); and In collaboration with CR and DCRs, represent PSI externally and ensure continued strong relations with donor, government, NGO, and commercial entities - to include fundraising efforts. QUALIFICATIONS: Significant programmatic and managerial experience in one or more of the following areas: reproductive health/ family planning and neonatal care, malaria prevention and treatment, child survival & development (including nutrition), WASH, HIV/STI prevention. Strong project management skills (knowledge of Microsoft Project would be a plus). Demonstrated experience in integrating evidence based research into programs. At least five years' work experience in a developing country. MPH required, other relevant degrees are bonus. Knowledge of international development and health issues. Familiarity and experience in dealing with the international donor community - particularly the Global Fund and USAID, and UN Agencies a plus. Excellent bilingual writing and presentation skills. Fluency in English and French. The successful candidate will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a strong interest in private sector approaches to development; and proven ability to produce results. Please apply online at www.psi.org. Population Services International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status. TO APPLY: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ysbp52y
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY / HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING DIRECTOR KINSHASA, DRC
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/ Household Economic Strengthening Director. This position is contingent based on contract award. Position summary: The Economic Strengthening/ Livelihood Specialist will provide technical leadership to the development of strategies, guidelines and manuals, and rolling out of these to ensure that community members and households caring for vulnerable children have increased and ongoing capacity to meet their basic needs. The post holder will lead the design, planning and implementation of technical interventions to improve household livelihood and asset base to meet basic needs of children and support self-reliance. In order to improve the enabling environment in the country, the position holder will network, share and coordinate with all stakeholders of in the DRC including micro and small enterprise development agency, microfinance institutions, Cooperative Agencies, and other government units. He/She will ensure that the OVC Project interventions are performed as planned and to bring about the desired impact through monitoring, evaluation, research and documenting lessons learned. The position will be based in Kinshasa. Specific duties and responsibilities: Leads the development of strategies, approaches, systems and guidelines to ensure that households caring for highly vulnerable children have increased capacity to meet the basic needs of children and supports self-reliance. Defines and executes economic strengthening models, standards, elaborates steps to meet the standards, and mobilizes support. Defines and executes economic strengthening monitoring systems and development of tools to track progresses. Advises the project leadership consortium partners issues related to livelihood improvement/ economic strengthening for better decision making. Meets and works with policy makers such as government officials to facilitate better understanding and coordination among the actors in improving policy environment for Livelihood improvement for highly vulnerable families and children including the development of microenterprise development strategy. Takes a leading role in the organization of national and international level workshops on economic strengthening related areas. Organizes and facilitates presentations, reports and other documentation on related training events and field program operations. Ensures that implementation of field programs proceeds according to approved plans and in accordance with set standards and guidelines. Liaises and coordinates with Pact country and home office technical specialists and program team for integration, synergy and technical support. Works with Project Results and Measurement team to undertake project to identify indicators, conduct baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations. Reviews project assessment reports, compiles and shares lessons for further improvement and for future considerations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in child development, social work, social sciences or related field. At least 10 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of comprehensive, community-based OVC programming, social services system strengthening, and household economic strengthening. Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning, and technical skills in programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security. At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in household economic strengthening interventions. Three years of mid-to-senior level experience in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs for children infected or affected by HIV, with particular experience in child and youth development programs (e.g. OVC, Early Childhood Development, adolescent reproductive health, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0027. 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.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN, DRC LUBUMBASHI, KATANGA
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID OVC program in the DRC. Chief of Party will have primary responsibility for all aspects of program implementation and coordination with other programs, partners, and GDRC entities. The Chief of Party acts as the principal liaison with USAID and is the supervisor of all other program personnel. He/she will be based in Lubumbashi, Katanga. Specific Duties: 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. QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in both French and English. Not less than 10 years of relevant senior activity management experience managing large donor-funded, child-focused programs. No less than 5 years of experience in a range of child protection interventions/ approaches for vulnerable children in francophone Africa. Demonstrated experience pursuing child-level outcomes from household-level interventions. Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Master's degree preferred in public health, social work, management or related field. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0025.
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