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Project Director- Malaria (Global Fund), Niger

Niamey (Niger)

  • Organization: CRS
  • Location: Niamey (Niger)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Project and Programme Management
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-28

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About CRS
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

Job Summary:
As Senior Program Manager, you will provide overall leadership to the Global Fund project program team and be responsible for the overall management of the project including the quality of programmatic implementation (including monitoring, evaluation and learning) and administrative elements of the project to serve the poor and vulnerable. You are responsible for ensuring that project results are achieved on time and on budget, including strategies for phase out and sustainability, and that the budget is consumed as planned. As a senior leader, you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:
* Oversee the close out of the NFM2 project.
* Lead the development, implementation, and consolidation of the Global Fund NFM3 project. Provide oversight for all aspects of program quality, program management, representation, and human resources. Serve as the primary point of contact to Global Fund as well as public, private and non-government stakeholders.
* Ensure strategic objectives and results are accomplished and meet technical quality standards through annual and quarterly activity planning and budget forecasts. Lead quarterly technical review of implementation plans.
* Effectively manage talent and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching and mentoring. Str ategically tailor development plans and complete performance assessments for direct reports. Oversee the development of staffing plans and recruitment process of senior staff
* Coordinate with M&E department to oversee the design and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system, using appropriate forms, procedures, and tools for data collection and analysis as the basis for measuring, documenting and reporting outcomes.
* Manage and mitigate risk. Ensure compliance in Global Fund grants including oversight of partner budgets, finance and administration, and reporting to Global Fund.
* Coordinate relationships with consortium partner organizations. Contribute to coordination of roles and activities of staff from consortium member organizations in implementation in line with CRS partnership principles.
* Create and maintain proper conditions for learning. Establish a safe environment for sharing of i deas, solutions, and difficulties and the capacity to detect, analyze and respond quickly to deficiencies. Identify performance gaps and training opportunities for CRS and partner staff and ensure the design and delivery of high-quality training and technical assistance.

Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% to project locations. Some international travel may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
* Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams
* Proven experience in building and maintaining institutional linkages
* Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
* Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills; detail oriented
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated strength in relationship management

Preferred Qualifications
* Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams
* Proven experience in building and maintaining institutional linkages
* Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
* Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills; detail oriented
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated strength in relationship management

Basic Qualifications
* Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations, Public Health, Global health or a related field
* Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing large-scale health grants in developing contexts required, preferably focusing on The Global Fund. Preferably 7 years or more.
* Proven track record of successful program management, including management of multi-activity projects, complicated logistics and large budgets, as well as commodities.
* At least 3 years of supervisory experience, including performance evaluation, coaching and mentoring.

Required Languages – French and English – excellent spoken and written

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

* Integrity
* Continuous Improvement & Innovation
* Builds Relationships
* Develops Talent
* Strategic Mindset
* Accountability & Stewardship

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures ref lect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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