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Project Director

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  • Post Date: February 19, 2020
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John Snow Inc.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HIV/AIDS PREVENTION PROGRAM ZDF PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE HIV EPIDEMIC CONTROL
PROJECT DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the Director of Strategic Information position for a DHAPP-funded HIV Epidemic Control proposal, titled “Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program ZDF Partnership for Sustainable HIV Epidemic Control” in Zambia. The Program will aim to support Zambia to reach sustainable control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through the pillars of transparency, accountability, and impact.
Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Lusaka, Zambia. The Program Director will report to the JSI home office Senior Advisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Director is responsible for overseeing project implementation, providing the technical vision and approach and managing the project team and consortium members. S/he will:

  • Provide overall technical and management leadership and financial oversight.
  • Serve as the project’s primary liaison with the GRZ including DFZ and MOH, DoD, JSI headquarters (HQ), other donors, and multilateral and INGO partners.
  • Monitor annual work plans and monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure that the project is meeting goals and analyze and resolve reasons for any delays; and
  • Supervise Senior Management Team (SMT) to reach project objectives.

Qualifications:

  • A medical or master’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences, or a related field;
  • At least 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in managing comprehensive and complex international development assistance on HIV or health programs;
  • Knowledge of and experience with PEPFAR/U.S. Government-funded (USG)-funded programs and policies;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior level government officials, donors, private for-profit and non-profit sectors; and
  • Experience interacting with host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.

NOTE Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the JSI website: www.jsi.com Deadline for consideration is rolling.

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