Project Director Job in Vacancy

Country Project Director
 
Juba, South Sudan
 
Job ID: 13-9050
 
The Country Project Director (CPD) leads and manages the Challenge TB project in South Sudan. 

S/he is accountable for overall project strategy and success, including delivering on key project results.
 
The CPD has full accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the Challenge TB project in country, including:

  • development of technical strategy, work plans, budgets and performance management plans;
  • implementation of the annual work plans and budgets;
  • oversight, technical and managerial leadership of all Challenge TB project staff;
  • overall project management, including the management of short and long term technical assistance and ensuring that the MSH/Challenge TB office follows standard Challenge TB and MSH administrative, procurement and financial procedures;
  • documentation and communications;
  • development and management of productive relationships with USAID, the Ministry of Health (MOH), the National Tuberculosis Leprosy and Brului Ulcer Program (NTLBP) and stakeholder(s); and coordination with other MSH projects. The CPD represents Challenge TB and MSH to USAID, the MOPH, the NTLBP, other governmental agencies and cooperating partners within South Sudan.
Responsibilities include the following: Administering, Advising, & Supporting Challenge TB Activities (60%); Coordinating Program Activities (20%) and other responsibilities (20%). 

For a complete description of the duties, please see our website: http://bit.ly/24Ti2rx

Required Education:
  • Advanced degree in a health-related field with specialized training and/or experience relating to training in public health or equivalent.
Required Experience:
  • At least 8 years demonstrated relevant experience and proven knowledge in programming and management of TB and TB/HIV control in African countries.
  • Demonstrated experience with the management of USAID projects.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Experience with public health programs supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID and international agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, managerial and supervisory skills and abilities; sound judgment and high ethical standards; flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Skilled in project cycle management and budget monitoring.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to government counterparts and the coordination of donors and implementing partners.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English essential.
Competencies
  • Excellent strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, managerial and supervisory skills; sound judgment, and high ethical standards; flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Skilled in project cycle management and budget monitoring.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to government counterparts and the coordination of donors and implementing partners.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English essential.
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically as required to support the progress of program (20% of time).
To apply for this position, please visit http://bit.ly/24Ti2rxa

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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