FHI 360 recrute un Chef du parti, Afrique du Sud
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.
Location: Pretoria, South Africa.
FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Chief of Party position for the USAID-funded Capacity Development Support (CDS) Program in South Africa, which contributes to the achievement of the PEPFAR Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 targets by facilitating access to HIV testing, ensuring linkage to care and treatment, and supporting adherence and viral suppression among all its beneficiaries. FHI 360 CDS implements two projects 1) Family Strengthening targeting orphans, vulnerable children, and youth (OVCY), and 2) DREAMS to reach adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). The projects also address many of the social and structural factors that increase the vulnerability of these beneficiaries to HIV infection, such as harmful gender norms and gender-based violence (GBV).
The CDS project was awarded to FHI 360 on June 10, 2014, and is anticipated to end on March 31, 2024. The selected candidate will be hired to manage a project that is ending implementation activities on December 31, 2023, and work with the project team with support from the regional and HQ office to closeout the project by the second quarter of COP23/FY24.
The Chief of Party will provide overall direction, thought leadership and management to the CDS Project. They will lead the implementation of a complex program to increase the availability, and to improve the quality, of HIV prevention as well as care and support services for persons – particularly adolescents and young women – living with HIV and AIDS primarily through Local Implementing Partner (LIP) channels. The COP will oversee the day-to-day operations of the project and be responsible for timely submission of key contractual deliverables. Working with the project team on closeout activities, they will oversee the transition of beneficiaries to new USAID partners and oversee the close out processes of both IES and OVC programs and support the finalization and submission of all closeout project deliverables due to USAID.
They will have the leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, professional reputation, management experience, interpersonal skills and professional relationships to fulfill the diverse managerial and technical requirements as described in the program description.
- Provide overall vision and leadership for the successful implementation of the project;
- Responsible for managing the implementation and monitoring of program and closeout activities and ensuring achievement of project deliverables for both the last mile of implementation and the closeout;
- Manage development of, and monitor, closeout work plan and budget; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; oversees and coordinates sub-contractor deliverables in program implementation and closeout; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting;
- Act as liaison between the USAID funded project and USAID/South Africa, South African Government stakeholders, donors, and all other relevant stakeholders and client country partners;
- Responsible for final programmatic, technical and financial reports which form part of closeout requirements as needed in addition to the overall quality control and the timeliness of all required deliverables to USAID;
- Manage project staffing levels and supervise project staff;
- Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used; and
- Serve as the primary point of contact for the USAID Agreement Officer Representative.
Required Qualifications & Expertise
- A Master’s degree in public health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field. A combination of Master’s and Medical Degree preferred.
- A minimum of ten years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development programs involving multiple partners, stakeholders and geographic target areas in a developing country.
- A minimum of three to five years prior experience as a Technical Director or Chief of Party,
- A minimum of three years’ experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of HIV programs in OVC, Dreams and Capacity building, with direct experience on the current CDS project is preferred.
- Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement and familiarity with USAID agreement regulations preferred.
- Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making.
- Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
- Demonstrated ability through previous experience to liaise with senior government officials, dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community.
- Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
- Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.
Eligibility: successful candidates must be in possession of citizenship, permanent residence, or current valid work authorization to work in South Africa. Interested candidates may visit our recruitment website to view the full Job Specification and submit their resume together with a motivational cover letter indicating the position and location for which you are applying for, to http://www.fhi360.org/careers.
How to apply: Online applications only,
Closing date: October 03, 2023
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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