Chief of Party

Chief of Party
Chief of Party

17 março, 2021

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Fundação Ariel Glaser Contra o SIDA Pediátrico (Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation) is currently recruiting a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated 5 (five) years PEPFAR funded “Continuity of HIV Services during Public Health Emergency Response in High Risk Areas in the Republic of Mozambique under the President´s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)” project to be jointly with IOM (International Organization for Migration) in implemented Cabo Delgado – Mozambique focused on health services provision in areas affected by climate or political instability.

The project Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) “aims to identify and implement interventions that will contribute to a stable platform of essential health care service delivery in order to ensure ongoing, comprehensive, and evidence-based HIV and TB prevention, care, support, and treatment interventions in high-risk geographic zones of Mozambique. Included is support for the following areas: human resources for health (HRH); care and treatment (C&T) of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and TB; gender-based violence (GBV); positive health, dignity, and prevention (PHDP); health system strengthening; laboratory; data quality assessments; health communication; and other technical areas that are critical to ensuring that PEPFAR service provision goals are achieved in zones where clinical and public health platforms are frequently at risk of disruption. The recipient(s) will be expected to provide technical assistance (TA) and capacity building to host governmental institutions, other stakeholders/partners involved in providing essential primary health care (with a focus on HIV and TB programs), and public health services in Mozambique. Implementation will be at national, provincial, district, and sub-district levels. These activities will be implemented in high-risk geographic zones within the various provinces of Mozambique that are frequently prone to instability and displacement due to climate-related disasters or political insecurity.”

Candidates for this position should be senior-level professionals with a proven track record of successfully implementing and managing health projects in complex settings and/or countries with a socio–cultural and economic situation similar to Mozambique. The COP will be responsible for oversight and management of the entire project, and will be the primary point of contact with donor (CDC), Ministry of Health & other Government institutions, and relevant stakeholders.

Duties

The Chief of Party’s primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership management and general strategic direction of the entire program, ensuring coherence across different components and actors, with a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments. This individual shall act as the key liaison with CDC in Mozambique, Provincial Government and all other counterparts and implementing partners involved with the program. The position requires significant team management, coordination skills, broad general and technical knowledge, experience in emergencies in low and middle-income countries and ability to ensure coherence and consistency of the program while adjusting to emerging needs to deliver impact within agreed timelines.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in public health, international development or related field of study or equivalent work experience required;

Ten (10) years or more of progressively responsible international work experience implementing multi-sector development programs with demonstrated strong management and coordinating skills;

At least five (5) years of management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff and assembling teams working on multi-faceted international development programs;

No less than five years of experience in public health program implementation;

Relevant technical background in HIV/Tuberculosis, primary health care and emergencies;

Experience in managing consortiums, internal and external relationships and multi-dimensional partnerships at the field level;

Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to work effectively in complex and resource-constrained environments

Demonstrated experience in developing and managing alliances with international organizations, civil society representatives, senior level government officials and the private sector;

A familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is also required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints;

Demonstrated excellent communications and writing abilities and superior interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills;

Extensive knowledge of USG administrative and procurement practices;

Familiarity with the socio-economic landscape of Mozambique is preferred;

Fluent in English and a minimum good in Portuguese, and;

Previous COP experience in Mozambique a plus.

About Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (Ariel Glaser)

Ariel Glaser is a national NGO affiliated to Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, working in Mozambique since 2011, aiming to contribute for HIV and TB epidemic control. Ariel Glaser is working in Cabo Delgado and Maputo as a PEPFAR implementing partner and providing comprehensive HIV/TB, MCH, M&E, Nutrition, Positive prevention, psychosocial support and health and community systems strengthening in stable and unstable areas.

Ariel Glaser is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We appreciate all responses, but will only contact those applicants whose qualifications best match the position requirements.

Funding: THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL

 

Interested candidates should send a full resume to candidaturas@arielglaser.org.mz  by April 05th, 2021.

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