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Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) is dedicated to providing lasting solutions to health problems with the mission of helping people to help themselves. Identifiable to many by the SS HOPE, the world’s first peacetime hospital ship, Project HOPE now provides medical training and health education, as well as conducts humanitarian assistance programs in more than 35 countries.

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

Location: Utako, Abuja

Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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



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

Location: Utako, Abuja

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

How to Apply

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

Location
: Utako, Abuja

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
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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

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

Location: Utako, Abuja

Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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Job Title: Program Manager – Health Care Services & Nutrition

Location: Any City, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • Project HOPE (PH) is implementing a program to strengthen primary health care services and nutrition support in Borno State of Nigeria.
  • The Program Manger (PM) will be responsible to: establish Project HOPE (PH) operations in Maiduguri; implement and monitor the program; develop and maintain high-level partnerships to support in-country coordination and the program’s success; and conduct program and fundraising advocacy on behalf of PH in the region.
  • The PM will be responsible for managing program implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities and ensuring program deliverables are achieved.
  • The PM will manage staff and volunteers, oversee program budgets, undertake costing activities and develop work plans and timelines. The role requires management knowledge and skills in the humanitarian assistance and public health fields and the ability to handle complex and competing priorities.
  • The candidate should be comfortable with and skilled in engaging with local stakeholders including donors, health authorities and key actors in the health sector that will be critical to the program’s success.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide managerial support to design and implement public health and nutrition interventions in Borno State, Nigeria.
  • Represent PH in meetings with the Borno State Ministry of Health and network with other active and potential partners to inform PH programming including local government entities, donors, public health policy and program leaders, and other stakeholders.
  • Promote program growth through ongoing needs assessments, engagement with donors, and development of proposals.
  • Identify and develop agreements with partners and develop budgets that accurately reflect local costs.
  • Be accountable for the management and accounting of funds and financial activities of the project, in accordance with the established budget and Project HOPE Financial, Accounting, Procurement and Compliance Policies and Procedures. This includes working with the CD to control costs within the approved operating budget through monthly reviews of actuals and submitting timely and accurate operational and financial reports.
  • Be overall responsible for safety and security of Project HOPE staff, assets, and programs.
  • Maintain effective communication with the CD and HQ via regular mail, telephone, and other channels, informing PH about challenges and opportunities and other issues relative to operations in country.
  • Other related activities as requested, under the overall direction of the CD of Nigeria.
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Minimum Qualifications

  • Expertise in Public Health and/or Nutrition.
  • Prefer Master’s in Public Health, a Public Health Nutrition Degree or experience combined with a certificate in public health, humanitarian operations, and nutrition.
  • Knowledge of Emergency Nutrition.
  • Experience working in Nigeria in humanitarian operations and disaster response. Specific experience working with the Ministry of Health in Nigeria is desirable.
  • Thorough understanding of humanitarian principles, architecture, and accountability to affected populations.
  • Project management experience of 5-10 years of an international public health program.
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising for the non-profit health sector and within a disaster response context.
  • Demonstrated experience working with key donors such as OFDA, USAID, DIFD, and others.
  • Demonstrated experience with developing project budgets.
  • Experience managing staff and serving as Team Leader.
  • Excellent communication, writing, analytical and interpersonal skills required.
  • Proficiency in English and a local language.
  • Strong planning, facilitation, organizational, multi-tasking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong partnership, networking and advocacy skills and ability to represent PH with stakeholders.
  • Able to maintain focus in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a professional attitude while under pressure.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality support and services to PH Nigeria field programs and local partners.
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to be based in northeast Nigeria and to travel locally for the duration of the contract.

Physical Demands and Work environment

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in a disaster-affected environment and able to network to ensure access to basic necessities (shelter, food, water, sanitation) with appropriate support from HQ.
  • The employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to drive and hold a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment:

  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation. Note: Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”.

How to Apply

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Job Title: Director, Medical and Community Services, SHARP Program (Employment), Global Health

Location: Utako, Abuja

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.

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