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Regional Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Overview

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

CHAI's Vaccines Delivery Program

Immunization is one of the most successful public health interventions in history. National immunization programs reach >100 million infants every year and have averted globally two to three million deaths every year since the launch of the Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) in 1974, whilst the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) and rotavirus vaccines could save ~1 million lives per year. Furthermore, great advances in discovering and financing new vaccines provides a great opportunity for countries to further reduce burden of disease such as human papillomavirus (HPV). Despite these successes, 1.5 million children still die each year of vaccine-preventable diseases, many of them in low-income countries, as immunization programs there face unprecedented challenges.

In 2010, CHAI launched a vaccine program to reduce mortality and morbidity from vaccine preventable diseases by improving access to immunization services through national immunization programs and by leveraging its experience in-country to improve the global immunization ecosystem. Since then, CHAI has become a core partner in the immunization space and is pursuing five complementary strategic objectives:
1. Improving affordability and supply security of vaccines;
2. Accelerating the uptake of new or under-utilized vaccines;
3. Improving effective immunization coverage and reaching the unreached;
4. Supporting successful transition from Gavi support; and
5. Strengthening the management system and capacity of immunization programs
CHAI's vaccine program very closely supports the national immunization programs in 15 focus countries - Cameroon, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Cambodia and Vietnam, and also engages with global stakeholders such as Gavi, WHO and UNICEF to inform global policies and practices.

Responsibilities
CHAI is seeking a Regional Manager, Global Vaccines Delivery to work with a set of focus program countries in West Africa including Cameroon, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. There might be other countries in the region that get under the regional manager's oversight. The Regional Manager will work as a member of the CHAI's global vaccines team and work alongside CHAI's country teams to help government partners improve national improve immunization programs.

This is relatively a newer role in the Global Vaccines Delivery team so it will be continued to be refined as Regional Managers start their activities. Hence, one key expectation for this role is the ability to contribute to making this role a success by providing feedback and adapting the role as needed.

They will be expected to manage strong internal and external relationships, develop an exceptional team, work with CHAI's country and technical teams to devise evidence-based strategic plans, and provide effective management to execute high-impact programs. The Regional Manager will have substantial opportunity to shape CHAI's approach in developing these programs across focus countries.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding leadership and management skills. The candidate must be able to drive the development and implementation of this program with significant autonomy, have deep personal commitment to producing results, and have the ability to lead in a challenging and multi-cultural professional environment.

Responsibilities

Overview of In-Country Responsibilities
1. Strategy and fundraising of the vaccines program in-country
• Work with country and global technical staff to develop or update evidence-based and technically sound strategic plans to improve immunization outcomes in-country and to contribute to advancing the immunization agenda globally
• Inform CHAI's global vaccines strategy with priority country needs and insights
• Support country fundraising and grant development in line with CHAI's vaccine strategy, model, competing priorities and capabilities, both at country and global level.

2. In-country planning of effective immunization programs, building on local and cross-country insights, needs, and capabilities
• Support country teams in developing and revising effective priorities, milestones and costed work-plans (at the level of grant, the upcoming year and quarters), and ensure those plans reflect program objectives, funding parameters, CHAI's programmatic know-how, and synergies across CHAI focus countries
• Plan with country management and global technical managers priorities for and high-level allocation of global team support
• Support the development and revision of multi-year income allocation across all vaccines work and in alignment with program priorities and funding, including working with country teams to determine annual allocations and identify under- or over-spends

3. In-country implementation and progress review across entire vaccines program in-country
• Ensure global support to country implementation is effective
o Work with country program manager, and in conjunction with other relevant global staff, to ensure critical decisions and deliverables reflect the best of CHAI, are taking into account lessons learned from other geographies, global strategies and policies and are made in the spirit of joint accountability
o Work with country management to foster effective and collegial collaboration between global and country team members (e.g., regularly monitoring communication and collaboration; promoting good practices and mutual understanding; troubleshooting issues as they arise)
• Provide management support for in-country implementation as needed
o Support country teams to manage implementation of all ongoing immunization programs, including hiring, staffing, or other general management issues
o Work with country management to strengthen management capacity and programmatic expertise as needed
• Monitor progress against target results and provide troubleshooting support and redirect efforts as needed
o Organize regular joint review of program performance with country and global leadership
o Regularly assess progress against targets, identify operational bottlenecks or risks, and work with country and global leadership to strengthen programs as necessary
• Work with country teams to develop strong and timely programmatic and financial updates for donor reporting and engage effectively donors.
• Contribute to sharing insights and lessons learned with other CHAI countries and with global partners

Overview of transversal responsibilities
1. Engagement between global vaccines delivery team, country teams, and other stakeholders
• Streamline communications between global leadership and global staff and country teams, and provide regular updates on opportunities and progress to each
• Engage with relevant partners for the countries in the region (notably WHO and UNICEF regional offices, Gavi regional manager) to foster better collaboration and results in-country

2. Design and implementation of Regional Manager model, in collaboration with global vaccines delivery
• Communicate on the role and rationale & value-add within CHAI
• Identify improvement opportunities on the role as it is designed and implemented
• Develop and regularly update key processes and tools to support regional managers' effectiveness

3. Leadership role in the vaccines program, as a key member of the global vaccine management team
• Contribute as a member of the global vaccine management team to the effectiveness and collegiality of the team, help identify opportunities and improve CHAI's vaccines program and team
• Represent CHAI and scope of work externally
• Role model CHAI values and mission

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of working experience in the private or public sector with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
• At least 3 years of program management experience with wider portfolio of technical areas or program countries and experience of team management
• Exceptional problem-solving solving skills and analytical capabilities
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to create persuasive presentations and written reports
• Demonstrated experience managing complex projects involving multiple teams, including priority setting, planning, budgeting, performance review and management; and influencing with limited authority
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
• Ability to balance and find productive trade-offs between various tensions (personal style, incentives, timeframe)
• Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships in a complex and multicultural environment with occasional tensions or conflicts
• High emotional intelligence, patience and thoughtfulness even in high-pressure, stressful situations
• Strong organizational abilities
• Ability to travel, mainly to CHAI focus countries and other global/regional engagements (approximately 35% of the time)

Advantages
• Past experience of working at CHAI
• Prior experience in public health especially governance, systems strengthening, financing and /or management of operations at sub-national level, or similar fast-paced, output-oriented environments
• Prior experience in management consulting
• Strong experience of engaging with government officials and multilateral organizations in developing countries
• Professional proficiency in a second language of a CHAI vaccine program country
• Knowledge of vaccines, health systems strengthening, and/or health financing

Are you interested in becoming a Regional Manager in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 20, 2020
Project Delegate - Resilience and Food Security , Somalia

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises. The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects on appeals of their sister organisations within the Movement.

GRC has a long-standing good bilateral cooperation with the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS). In line with the SRCS Strategy Paper for Resilience, launched in 2012, GRC initiated a number of community resilience projects, in partnership with the Host National Society. At present, GRC supports the first phase of a resilience project in Somaliland, one drought response operation as well as emergency response projects tackling the COVID-19 outbreak and the Desert Locust Plague.

GRC is seeking an experienced Project Delegate (m/f/d) Resilience and Food Security to coordinate project activities in close cooperation with the SRCS in Somaliland in the fields of community resilience, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and food security with a strong organizational development component. The position will be based in Hargeisa with frequent visits to the field.

Duration: Starting December 2020 for two years

Key tasks and responsibilities:
Ensure the efficient and effective implementation of the on-going community resilience project including regular monitoring and the collection and analysis of data for indicator based reporting and project controlling and where possible identify new areas of engagement in resilience work;
Ensure accurate financial project management, including budgeting, monitoring and reporting of expenditures, budget revisions, cash forecasting and other financial processes according to GRC and donor requirements
Ensure quality and timely narrative and financial reporting in compliance with GRC and donor regulations
Support organizational development and capacity building of SRCS Somaliland in community resilience DRR and FSL and provide technical support to SRCS staff in the above mentioned fields
Provide necessary technical and project management guidance in regard to the development of the inception and implementation phase of the new Strengthening Community Resilience project
Establish good working relationships with SRCS project counterparts and ensure project team cohesiveness and a constructive and trustful working atmosphere
Implement efficient and effective visibility measures according to GRC and donor guidelines

Additional tasks:
Provide analysis of GRC’s cooperation with SRCS and advise the Regional Head of Office on possible adjustments, changes, or new opportunities for cooperation and support in office administration and coordination
Promote the integration of disaster risk reduction and cross cutting issues such as gender, volunteer management and beneficiary accountability into all projects
Promote understanding of the principles and ideals of the RC/RC Movement
Support the identification of new funding opportunities and facilitate and assist SRCS in proposal writing

Required Skills:
Experience in the sectors of DRR, livelihood, food security, preferably in Eastern Africa/ Somalia
University degree in a relevant field
Strong project management skills with a minimum of five years of experience working in relief, rehabilitation & development in an international role
Significant experience in organizational development/capacity strengthening
Proven experience in developing and executing effective monitoring and evaluation
Experience with the RC/RC Movement is a strong asset
Experience to develop proposals and manage complex grants from institutional donors, including German Government and EU/ECHO is an asset
Diplomatic skills to coordinate and cooperate with a Host National Society, local organizations, local authorities and other stakeholders
Proactive personality with leadership skills and experience in managing, coaching and supporting staff
Skills in negotiation, advocacy and mainstreaming new concepts and approaches
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability and agreement to adhere to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement
Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments, and high intercultural sensitivity
Oral and written fluency in English, knowledge of German is of advantage
Readiness to go on assignment without partner and ability to live under strict security regulations
Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions'
Valid Driving License

Expiring: Oct 29, 2020
INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION CO-MANAGER - HEALTH , Uganda

To further develop its activities, Enabel is looking for a (m/f):

International Intervention Co-Manager - Health – UGANDA
Ref: UGA/16/036-2C

This procedure will also be used towards constituting a recruitment pool, in particular for another public health sector intervention manager in Uganda, which is very likely to be recruited.

Workplace: Kampala, Uganda
Contract duration: 24 months
Probable starting date : August 2018
Monthly salary package: Level 1: i.e. between 5.854,79 euros and 8.289,03 euros (inclusive gross monthly salary and expat benefits: expat and hardship allowances). The salary depends on relevant experience.
Furthermore, our expatriate staff members are also offered customary expatriate benefits such as a (capped) housing allowance, a moving allowance, an installation allowance, a (capped) school allowance for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.

The amounts disbursed will vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, the household’s composition and the fiscal situation.

Intervention

The Strategic Purchasing of Health Services in Uganda (SPHU) Intervention is part of the Indicative Programme of Cooperation (ICP) 2012-2016 negotiated between Uganda and Belgium. The Belgian contribution is 6,000,000 €. The Specific Agreement will be for a duration of 42 months. The duration of the actual implementation phase is set at 30 months. The SPHU intervention will work in close collaboration with the current interventions of the bilateral Belgian Cooperation in the health sector (ICB II and PNFP) and consolidate them into a Programme Approach. This will be done in view of supporting the scaling up the Result Based Financing (RBF) experience in the Rwenzori and West-Nile regions towards a sustainable national RBF strategy, rolled out in other regions of the country, under Ministry of Health (MoH) leadership and in collaboration with other Development Partners supporting RBF. This experience will also feed the longer-term reflection on strategic health financing and more specifically the development of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Function

The Intervention Co-Manager is in charge for Enabel to manage the intervention “Strategic Purchasing of Health Services in Uganda (SPHU)” in order to realise its specific objective by covering all management domains.
The Intervention manager is also in charge for Enabel to manage the remaining period (until December 2018) of the PNFP intervention “Institutional support for the private-non-for-profit health sub-sector to promote universal health coverage in Uganda”.

The intervention manager reports to the Enabel Resident Representative in Uganda

Responsibilities

• As Chair of the Programme coordination committee: Provide the necessary input and information for the further development of programme strategy choices, methods and tools
• As Intervention Manager: Ensure that all management domains of the intervention are covered (content/scope, planning, budget, quality, etc.) in order to ensure a smooth start-up, progress and the results of the intervention and its contributions to the development results.
• As Activities / stages /components coordinator : Coordinate the activities and ensure their execution, in compliance with set arrangements and procedures in order to achieve the intervention objectives.
• As People manager: Lead the team of which one is the hierarchical supervisor in order to have qualified and motivated staff.
• As Support to the change processes / Expert in Cooperation: Support the partner’s change officer and contribute to partner entity capacity development in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisation, processes and systems and of their staff’s competences.
• As Knowledge manager : Coordinate the knowledge building process and ensure that the results thereof are disseminated in order to stimulate a learning and knowledge-based approach.
• As Expert: Contribute to the implementation of the intervention by providing expert input in order to ensure the intervention objectives are achieved.

Profile
Qualifications and required experience

• Master’s Diploma in Medicine with a complementary master’s degree in Public Health and/or Health Economy
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• Master’s Diploma in Economy with a complementary master’s degree in Public Health
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in steering interventions/projects and international cooperation; experience with more than one intervention/project is an advantage
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in the specific area of expertise
• Broad and in-depth insight in all aspects of development cooperation
• Experience in institutional support and work at a ministry’s level is an asset;
• Experience with RBF and/or health insurance is an asset;
• Experience in action-research and capitalisation exercises is an asset;
• Experience in the country of assignment is an asset;
• Experience in dealing with crosscutting issues (gender, SRHR, HIV, Human rights) is an asset;
• Thorough knowledge of project management methodologies
• Knowledge on complexity concepts and management in complex environments is an asset;
• Fluent in English

This job is for you ?
Please apply no later than May 15th 2018 via the link:
https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs
MIND:
You must apply on-line.
Only applications entered in our system via the on-line link will be considered.

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Expiring: May 15, 2018
Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Burundi , Burundi

VHW organization description:

Village Health Works (VHW) was founded in 2006 in partnership with the community of Kigutu, Burundi. VHW uses a holistic model to improve local livelihoods and restore dignity and hope, focusing first on treating and preventing illness through primary health care services and then integrating education, sustainable agriculture, and economic development programs. VHW has built an extensive campus in Kigutu that is nestled amongst lush mountains and overlooks beautiful Lake Tanganyika. With close to 500 full- and part-time employees in Burundi, as well as a small team in the United States, VHW delivers a wide-array of programs in a catchment area of 200,000 people within the provinces of Rumonge and Bururi.

Looking forward, VHW is investing in two new initiatives that will extend its impact across Burundi and serve as a model for the country and region. VHW is currently constructing the Kigutu Hospital and Women’s Health Pavilion, a 150-bed surgical and teaching hospital, which is expected to be completed before the end of 2019. Additionally, VHW is establishing the Kigutu International Academy, a grade 9-12 boarding school that will produce a new generation of entrepreneurial leaders for Burundi and its partner organization, the Teacher Leadership Institute, that will provide innovative professional development for educators from across the country.

Position Description:

VHW is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to oversee operations, program delivery and administration across the organization during this time of bold growth. The COO must be a strong manager and team leader. S/he will play a pivotal role in ensuring that VHW delivers outstanding results in all areas through superior planning, program delivery, management and communication.
Candidates must demonstrate significant experience in program management and leading teams in challenging contexts in Africa. The ideal candidate will have experience in: planning; building systems and procedures across an organization; developing accountability frameworks; and setting and holding team members to high performance standards. We seek an experienced professional with an entrepreneurial mind-set, who constantly strives for operational excellence and shows a deep commitment to the mission and values of VHW. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to motivate and build teams, model a culture of continuous improvement, and inspire others.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement systems and processes across functional areas to meet the organization’s rapid growth objectives.
2. Work across multiple programs to ensure strong planning, budgeting, and implementation.
3. Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on operating results across various program areas.
4. Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies across the organization.
5. Attract, recruit, and retain highly talented and professional new team members who strongly believe in and honor the mission of VHW.
6. Motivate and lead a high-performing management team.
7. Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment.

Requirements:
• Minimum 10 years of management and operations experience in complex and challenging settings, including in Africa
• Masters’ Degree in Business Administration or other relevant degree
• In-depth knowledge of key organizational functions, such as Human Resources, Finance and Programmes
• Hands on experience in strategic planning and programme development
• Experience with data analysis and the use of KPIs
• Familiarity with IT infrastructure
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Outstanding communication and presentation skills
• Problem-solving mindset
• Fluency in English is a requirement, French and/or Kirundi are a plus

Benefits:
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit (in English) a CV and a thoughtful cover letter describing your experience and how it applies to this position.

Village Health Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you interested in becoming a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Burundi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Jun 17, 2019
Head of Sales in East Africa , East Africa

Our client is a large organization active in business services in the health sector around the world.
As a Head of sales you own your region, develop your strategy and execute this. For this role the region is defined as East-Africa. You can imagine, two days hardly ever look the same. A typical day might include the following:
 Building relations within your markets to develop concrete business opportunities and create new sales leads
 Set everything aside to close a deal.
 prepare presentations & proposals
 building a healthy pipeline and execute on it in order to close your deals
 Broker events
 Review and adapt your regional strategy to maximize results
 Finish a quote before the deadline while following internal processes

What skills do you need?
 Do you have 5 years of experience in sales and you have strong commercial, networking and negotiation skills? Great start! That’s essential for the role.
 Do you also have a healthcare background?
 Finally if you are a driven by closing business and get excited by exceeding your sales, you might just be the perfect fit.

You will love this job if you…
 Love sales and get motivated by working with targets
 Are well-organised in following up on your sales leads
 Nurture relations and enjoy developing them
 Are triggered by the opportunity to map and adapt our sales strategy
 Feel in your natural habitat at networking events and in presentation rooms
 Have a strong sense of accountability and like to be empowered
 Like to work independently, but also value the input of others
 Can cope with the stress of deadlines and taking decisions in unexpected situations
 Are agile and enjoy adapting to an ever changing environment

Our client can offer you…
 A challenging job in an international and diverse context
 Trust to fill in this position in your personal way and to the best of your abilities
 A dynamic team and sounding board, a director who will mentor and coach you
 An attractive salary and extra-legal benefits
 A challenging job in an international and growing enterprise
 Market-related salary conditions
 A dynamic, young and entrepreneurial company culture that values and stimulates initiative, thrives on success and truly understands the concept of the lifetime value of a client

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Sales in East Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 29, 2020
Managing Director Ghana , Ghana

Base: Accra, with frequent travel throughout Africa
Earliest start date: September 2020

For one of our European clients that is using innovative systems and software, to improve the lives of people, we are recruiting a Managing Director for their Head Office in Accra. The role is a replacement for the current MD who will leave the company by the end of this year, which is why the earliest start date for this role is September this year.

Purpose of the role
• Manage day-to-day operations of the company and its overall performance;
• Strive for an excellent customer satisfaction and maintain effective relationships with clients in the public sector in Ghana and other African countries
• Coordinate all existing and new projects with clients in the whole of Africa and the Service Level Agreements and service contracts
• Creating a positive and motivating atmosphere in the company and providing better growth opportunities for employees and making sure they are providing positive results for the company

The ideal candidate
• Excellent team player and resourceful manager with a proven ability to develop and strengthen teams in order to grow and built a company and create motivation amongst employees
• Good interpersonal skills and trustworthy, someone transparent and reliable with a high respect of time
• Good communicator, both verbally and written and analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organisational and leadership skills
• Customer focussed and ability to manage projects with efficiency and with a good customer satisfaction
• Hands-on and good decision maker
• Patience when needed and ready to take challenges and deal with challenging situations
• Should believe in teamwork and effectively interact with the clients and the employees
• Ghana or Africa experience
• The ideal candidate is having a technical management experience within a service delivery environment, preferably with medical and/or clinical equipment, X-ray, Systems and Software etc.

Qualifications
• Minimum of BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field
• He or she should have required past working experience of 5+ years in the field of successfully managing the responsibilities and different departments of a company in Africa

Are you interested in becoming a Managing Director Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 03, 2020
Business Development Manager Africa , South Africa

Our client is a fast growing and innovative healthcare company with a global footprint looking to expand in Sub Saharan Africa. Their line of business is fast paced and quality oriented and their culture is friendly and informal. Their expansion plans are ambitious. To achieve the ambitious plans in Africa they are looking for a Business Development Manager Sub Saharan Africa, based preferably in Johannesburg. As BDM you will be responsible for driving sales, building a strong distributor network, finding new partners, building strong customer relationships and driving excellence. A unique opportunity to influence the future direction of the company’s growth and further strengthen their presence in SSA. You will report to the VP Sales for the region who sits in Europe.

Your main objective will be to implement the sales strategy for the region including develop, support and manage the network of distributors.
The primary areas of responsibility for this job:
1. significantly increase business activity and sales
2. establish and build relationship with distributors
3. plan and conduct sales/marketing activities
4. participate in the development and formulation of strategy and tactics for the markets
5. monitor the markets
6. conduct targeted activities towards KOL in relevant product segments
7. Partner with the sales and marketing teams in Europe

What professional and personal competencies does the perfect person have for the job?
- Strong business drive
- entrepreneurship
- strong commercial and strategic mindset
- Solid presentation skills
- Good listener
- First class relation builder
- ‘fit’ with ST NEM team
- Extrovert personality
-Good ethics and business practice
-ability to work autonomously

It is a requirement that you have experience from similar challenges and have experience with sales through distributors. It will be an advantage if you have experience from the healthcare industry.
Your educational background could be a master’s degree in Economics or Business or similar.
As it concerns a global organisation and as you will work cross boarders, they require that you speak and write English fluently.
As you will cover a large geographical area, you can expect very frequent travel.

Are you interested in becoming a Business Development Manager Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 16, 2019
Chief of Party in Mozambique , Mozambique

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in 28 developing nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, and provide innovative, market-driven solutions in Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH). SNV works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV USA is the organization’s United States-based 501(c)(3) affiliate connecting North American partners to SNV’s implementation capacity around the world. SNV works to empower people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own sustainable development.

Job Description
SNV is currently seeking experienced Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an upcoming 5-year USAID-funded integrated Nutrition and WASH Project in Mozambique. Transform Nutrition will be USAID’s flagship activity supporting the development of a comprehensive multi-sectoral approach to nutrition through programming modelled in select districts in Nampula province.

The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction for the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors, and focusing on achieving the desired results. This position will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients, and leading program-focused strategic planning and decision making. The Chief of Party will work directly with USAID and will be a key liaison to implementing partners, other stakeholders, and other SNV programs. The Chief of Party will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.

Qualifications
- Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Public Health, Public Administration, Environmental or Civil Engineering.
- Previous experience as COP, or similar senior management position for USAID-funded projects of a similar magnitude and complexity, and a thorough understanding of USAID policies and procedures.
- At least 10 years of experience designing, implementing and managing WASH projects including urban and rural WASH, behaviour change, institutional development and capacity building of local service providers in a developing country context. Ideally in Mozambique.
- At least 10 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.
- Fluency in both English and Portuguese is required.

Additional Information
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a highly professional and diverse working environment. Please note the position is contingent upon award. The anticipated start date is on or around July 2019.

Are you interested in becoming a Chief of Party in Mozambique? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 08, 2018

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