Career Opportunities in a Non-profit Organization (Project HOPE)

Project HOPE is non-profit organization with an international team of
over 500 engaged employees in 30 countries.  Our mission is to make a
positive impact on the global health challenges facing people around the
world. Working in collaboration with local governments and other
nongovernmental organizations, we are committed to long-term sustainable
health care.
Our work includes educating health professionals and
community health workers, strengthening health systems, fighting
diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS and diabetes and providing humanitarian
assistance through donated medicines, medical supplies and volunteer
medical help.

Project HOPE is recruiting to fill the job positions below:


Job Title: Finance and Operations Director, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health
Location:
Nigeria
Job Descriptions

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party/ Technical Director, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum eight years of relevant development experience working
    as a senior-level manager in public health programs in a developing
    country
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in all
    components of HIV/AIDS programming, as well as crosscutting areas like
    health systems strengthening
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English.
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Job Title: Director – Medical and Community Services, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health
Location:
Niegria
Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Job Title: Director – Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

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

Job Title: Chief of Party, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

How to Apply
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