Project Director at (MSH)
Project Director at (MSH). Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Project Director
Job ID: 13-10429
Reports To: Portfolio Director
The USAID funded Care and Treatment for Sustained Support (CaTSS) Project was awarded to MSH on November 15, 2016 and is expected to end March 31, 2019.
CaTSS supports the maintenance and uninterrupted delivery of quality HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) care and treatment services, integrated into Nigeria’s health system and therefore contributing to the achievement of USAID Nigeria’s Development Objective 2: a healthier, more educated population in targeted states.
CaTSS works in close collaboration with the Government of Nigeria (GoN) at the national, state, and local levels in the five President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) sustained response states: Kebbi, Kwara, Niger, Sokoto, and Zamfara, which include 44 local government areas (LGAs) and 107 facilities (41 comprehensive sites and 66 prevention of mother-to-child transmission [PMTCT] sites).
Qualifications and Experience
- MPH, MBA or Master’s level degree in related field or equivalent experience
- Ten plus (10+) years of progressively responsible, related experience is required**. (**Donor requirements in an RFP/RFA may be more or fewer years).
- Experience managing USAID funded projects, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and/or malaria programs. Experience in Nigeria with Federal- and State-level programs is an added advantage.
- Demonstrated subject-matter expertise in technical content relevant to the project
- Demonstrated leadership and management abilities
- Prior experience participating in successful execution of similar or larger international donor-funded projects
- A proven approach to capacity building, professional networking and working in partnership with other implementers and host country government
- Ability to identify and contribute to the implementation of service delivery models/models of care to improve HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria management delivered at health facilities and community levels
- Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required
- Excellent staff management skills and ability to lead across full spectrum of responsibilities including technical management, monitoring & evaluation, work plan development and implementation monitoring.
- Also, Excellent donor management skills.
- Strong written and oral presentation skills in English
- Also, Demonstrated strategic planning and visioning skills
- Familiarity with USAID regulations and administrative procedures
- Knowledge/experience of USAID reporting requirements