Job ID: 17518
- SHARP project is anticipated USAID-funded project to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state/LGA-specific goals and objectives.
Job Summary / Responsibilities
- Under the leadership of the Chief of Party, this position will be responsible for overseeing management and technical operations.
- The DCOP should have leadership qualities with excellent interpersonal and organizational qualities.
- At a minimum, the candidate should have extensive experience managing similar projects and should have in-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening (HSS). Experience in key population programming desirable.
- Collaborate with Chief of Party to provide leadership to the program, ensure strategic program direction, and provide high quality technical assistance;
- Supervise technical team leaders to ensure high quality and comprehensive technical programming;
- Mobilize institutional and project resources, tools, best practices, innovations, technology to deliver a synergistic, evidence based program;
- Liaise with key partners and stakeholders to meet program objectives and deliver results;
- Collaborate with technical staff to ensure program activities are designed and implemented according to industry best practices while being tailored to the local context;
- Work closely with the team to develop annual work plans, reports and performance monitoring plans;
- Provide leadership to ensure the development of timely, high quality and regulation compliant reporting per FHI 360 and donor guidelines.
- Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field;
- At least 8 years’ experience working as a senior level manager in public health program in a developing country;
- Experience supervising and leading teams and monitoring staff performance;
- Experience integrating gender into development programming is preferred;
- Knowledge of Nigerian health system and HIV/AIDS epidemic;