Job Description

Deputy Chief of Party: Government Support

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Posting Date: 11/25/2017

Deadline Date: 01/05/2018

Starting Date: 05/01/2018

Description

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the Deputy Chief of Party: Government Support (DCOP: GS) position for a USAID-funded HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment proposal, titled “Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes” (ECHO), in Mozambique. The purpose of ECHO is to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission, while strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health to deliver quality HIV/AIDS services across the continuum of care. This project will increase coverage of high impact health and nutrition services by implementing evidence-based interventions to increase early initiation of ART, provide high quality services, ensure robust retention strategies and achieve epidemic control. Additionally, this project will compile research and program evaluation to improve the policy environment for HIV/AIDS programming, and building the capacity of CSO’s and local NGOs to continue the work.

Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Mozambique. The Deputy Chief of Party: Government Support will report to the Chief of Party.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for routine, day to day communications with USAID, MISAU, and other donors and key stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Government of Mozambique to strengthen the essential public health services necessary for HIV epidemic control
  • Ensure institutionalization of priority interventions
  • Ensure sub-grants with government entities run smoothly
  • Supervise the ECHO specialist advisors based in Maputo

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in public health, nursing, or related field. A degree in Medicine or a Doctoral Degree in a related field is preferable
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the health sector and a track record of coordinating programs of a similar scale and budget
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a PEPFAR funded program
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in an HIV related clinical service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at a senior advisor level
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English is required

Salary commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 01/05/2018.


No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

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