Project Management Specialist (Health) at USAID, Kenya

January 18, 2018

The Project Management Specialist – Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) is the senior HSS expert and Team Leader who will provide leadership, management, and technical services on health sector reform and health system strengthening activities, particularly related to health system financing, human resources for health, health information systems, health service quality improvement, referral networking, and supply chain management for health commodities. The incumbent serves as the Team Leader for the HSS team and collaborates with and complements work done by the Family Health, HIV/AIDS, Strategic Information, and President’s Malaria Initiative teams, as well as the Democracy and Governance Office.

The HSS Team Lead provides day-to-day technical oversight of the HSS team portfolio, managing a budget of over $50 million (M) in FY 2018. The position works under the overall direction of the Health Population and Nutrition (HPN) Office Chief and reports to the HPN Deputy Office Chief, who provides overall operational oversight and supervision. Strategic planning, design, evaluation, coordination with development partners and GOK, representation and partner oversight will be critical elements of the position. The incumbent will also provide overall technical leadership and strategic direction to the HPN Office and mission on governance and devolution, health system financing, human resources for health, health information systems, and supply chain management for health commodities. S/he will take the intellectual lead in the development of plans and programs for technical assistance and other activities in these areas.

Please see job description and apply here by January 26, 2018

Chief of Party at Palladium, Zambia

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives

Palladium seeks a Chief of Party to lead an anticipated five-year, USAID funded project in Zambia intended to strengthen the national HMIS system, improve monitoring and evaluation and research capacities, and expand the evidence-base for existing approaches to health programming. The Chief of Party (COP) will be the principal point of contact in Zambia for procedural and substantive matters. The COP will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for results under this activity. The COP will be the primary liaison with USAID/Zambia and GRZ on technical matters. The COP will be responsible for responding to the COR and USAID/Zambia’s Contracting Officer. The COP will also be responsible for ensuring control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under Contract.

Please see job description and apply here by February 18, 2018

Senior Officer for Knowledge, Accountability and Learning at Oxfam, Philippines

The role is to lead in effective implementation of a knowledge management and accountability and learning strategy (as part of an overall programme quality strategy), ensuring cross-cutting themes are embedded and that the needs and capacities of Oxfam’s partner organizations and beneficiary communities are at the core. Leads the country programme in developing and implementing effective mechanisms to create, capture, and share knowledge and supports Communications and Information Management Officer to develop and maintain effective, efficient and accessible information management systems that will serve the strategic learning and knowledge management needs of the country programme and its partner organizations. Leads the country programme in keeping abreast of Compass-related developments and works across the country programme to identify and support opportunities to connect to and use knowledge hubs and other Compass features in support of the country programme’s strategic knowledge and learning goals. Provides methodological guidance to thematic leads on the design and organization of programme reviews and learning events and supports the integration of resulting learning into project design and implementation. Lead in the development of a country knowledge and learning agenda and the provision of methodological guidance to thematic leads on the design and organization of programme reviews and learning events.

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Country Director at Chemonics, Nigeria

Chemonics seeks a country director for the Global Health Supply Chain Project – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM will be the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and provide health commodities, provide technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain, and collaborate with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. GHSC-PSM Nigeria is seeking a country director to provide overall strategic direction and leadership for the GHSC-PSM Nigeria. The county director will manage the development of technical strategies and work plans; monitor programmatic, financial, and administrative performance; supervise the administration of standard project operating and financial procedures; manage short- and long-term technical assistance; and maintain effective communication with the client, the home office, the public and private sectors, and other donors and cooperating agencies. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Please see job description and apply here by February 1, 2018

Organizational Development Advisor at ICRC, Switzerland

January 9, 2018

In a global environment perceived as increasingly complex, competitive and rapidly-changing, the ICRC has managed to maintain an outstanding ability to respond to both emerging and protracted crises, providing a relevant humanitarian response to communities affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence. The organization has transformed core services and programs to enable it to respond effectively and efficiently to growing humanitarian needs and ensure its continuing relevance. A number of far-reaching projects and initiatives have been launched to enable the organization to adapt rapidly to developments in its operating environment, when needed, and to work better together, both within and across teams. These efforts need to continue to further improve the organizational effectiveness and to respond to the necessities of the next institutional strategy (2019-22), which is under development.

The Organizational Change sector and the Project Management Office (PMO) will play important roles in developing and implementing the ICRC Strategy 2019-22. They will ensure that organizational development perspectives underpin new projects and initiatives, maintaining an overview of ongoing and planned adaptations and guiding their implementation to ensure alignment and proper sequencing among them.

The Organizational Development Advisor will play a key role within both teams, leading specific work-streams related to adapting the ICRC’s organizational model and supporting the implementation of projects with a strong impact on the ICRC’s culture and working practices. He/she will work in tandem with the Directorate of Operations to ensure that related changes are developed and implemented in a coordinated and coherent manner.

Please see job description and apply here by February 11, 2018

Country Director at Mercy Corps, Ethiopia

December 22, 2017

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within
now, and for the future.

The Mercy Corps Ethiopia Country Director is an innovative and visionary leader responsible for resourcefully developing and managing all operations and programs in Ethiopia. Looking to increase interventions that have already directly resulted in lasting improvement in the lives of more than 750,000 Ethiopians, s/he will continue to develop sustainable, multi-sector programming that is accountable to the Ethiopian Government, beneficiaries and donors. Placing a high value on innovative solutions to development issues and creative partnerships, s/he pursues funding opportunities that strategically connect programs into a cohesive country portfolio, guided by a long-term strategy. With a total annual budget of approximately $15 million, the Country Director has full supervisory responsibility for the country team. The Country Director must be comfortable leading “from the middle” a team of high performers; be able to confidently represent at high-level forums to influence and secure ongoing investment; nurture a culture of shared excellence based on learning and trust, and take considered risks in innovating and negotiating within a society that is in rapid change. This is an exciting opportunity to influence key outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Ethiopians.

Please see job description and apply here by January 18, 2018

Deputy Chief of Party, Technical at FHI 360 – Burundi

December 21, 2017

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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director (DCOP-T) for an anticipated project in Burundi, aiming at improving integrated health services, with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health, malaria control and potentially HIV and TB.  The DCOP-T will be responsible for technical leadership of the project to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated. The DCOP-T will manage the design and implementation of key components of the project description and ensure adherence to global standard of excellence in health service delivery. The position will be based in Bujumbura and will report to the Chief of Party (COP). Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

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Short-Term Quantifications Advisors at Chemonics, Malawi

Chemonics seeks two short-term quantification advisors to support the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Malawi. The project works to enhance global commodity procurement and logistics,  strengthen in-country supply chain management systems, and improve the long-term global supply of health commodities. The quantification advisors will coordinate and support a national quantification exercise and build the capacity of national stakeholders in quantification of essential medicines and lab commodities. They will work in Lilongwe for an estimated two to three weeks, and the assignment will include a pre-trip period of remote preparation and post-trip period of report writing. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Please see job description and apply here by December 29, 2017

Country Director at Results for Development (R4D) – Ethiopia

December 15, 2017

Results for Development (R4D) is a leading nonprofit global development partner. We collaborate with change agents around the world — government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators — to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people. We help our partners move from knowing their goal to knowing how to reach it. We combine global expertise in health, education and nutrition with analytic rigor, practical support for decision-making and implementation and access to peer problem-solving networks. Together with our partners, we build self-sustaining systems that serve everyone and deliver lasting results.

R4D is seeking a Country Director (CD) for its Addis Ababa, Ethiopia office to play a key leadership role in co-creating, along with domestic in-country stakeholders, a holistic strategy for strengthening health, education, and nutrition systems in Ethiopia leveraging R4D’s technical strengths. The Country Director will work with change agents both in and outside of the Ethiopian government to identify points of entry where R4D’s expertise and networks can generate lasting systemic change; build coalitions of domestic stakeholders aligned behind those strategies and entry points; lead fundraising and business development efforts in the country to mobilize resources to finance those strategies and programs; and provide both technical input to and programmatic oversight of Ethiopia-specific R4D programs and projects to ensure they are executed at a high-level and with impactful results.

Please see job description and apply here by December 29, 2017.

Planning Manager (Forecasting) at UNICEF Supply Division, CPH, Denmark

December 14, 2017

The Monitoring, Strategic Data and Evidence Unit focuses on the generation, synthesis, use and sharing of evidence and data as key contributions to supply chain optimization, programme design, and demonstrating results and achievements. The unit serves as the centralized source of official supply and logistics data, statistics and analysis, as well as the norm-setting entity on supply data in UNICEF. It leads on performance monitoring, demand forecasting and supply planning, end-to-end supply chain monitoring, as well as research and evaluation to use evidence to inform improvements to processes. It leverages UNICEF’s experience on supply chain monitoring and performance measuring to support countries improve visibility and performance of their supply chain through increased use of data. The unit’s work is cross-cutting in nature, providing support to SD, Regional and Country Offices, and collaborating with other Divisions and external supply partners. The position with this Job Profile leads the Forecasting and Planning pillar in MSDEU.

Please see job description and apply here by December 25, 2017