1. Program Manager 2. Finance Consultant – FHI 360 EpiC Project/Guyana

Project Overview

FHI 360 is a United States-based nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. It serves more than 60 countries worldwide. FHI 360 is the lead agency on Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC), a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal of EpiC is to achieve and maintain epidemic control through strategic technical assistance to improve HIV prevention, case finding, care, and treatment programing in countries supported by PEPFAR.  EpiC is led by FHI 360 with core partners Population Services International (PSI), Palladium Group, Right to Care, and Gobee Group.

The EpiC project in Guyana will work with non-governmental organizations (NGO) and the National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) to provide HIV services to key populations (KP), female sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender individuals, in Region 4. EpiC Guyana is currently seeking qualified candidates for two positions; Program Manager (full-time consultant) and Finance Manager (part-time consultant) for an eleven-month period (October 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020). The positions will be based in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Director PANCAP Coordinating Unit

Caribbean Community Secretariat
Details of the Post Director PANCAP Coordinating Unit

1. Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified nationals of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, Associate Members of the Caribbean Community, CARIFORUM and PANCAP Member States to fill the abovementioned position in the Caribbean Community Secretariat with assigned duty station in Guyana.

2. FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

Under the direction of the Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, the incumbent will oversee the management and coordination of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP). This will be achieved through a structured and coordinated regional policy and programme of work.

3. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, or in the field of Social Sciences, plus at least ten (10) years of relevant and equivalent level experience at the senior professional level in policy and programme management in the Health Sector, Private Sector organization, and regional organizations involving HIV and AIDS or health and working in one or more of the following:
□ Large regional or international organisations
□ National Health Institutions
□ Non-Governmental health or HIV and AIDS organizations

Ideally, the candidate should possess specialised training and good working knowledge in the following:
□ Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and in a digital project management tool such as MS Project
□ Excellent analytical and communication skills
□ Strong managerial and Leadership skills
□ Strong human relations skills
□ Negotiating skills

In addition, candidates must also be fluent in English with knowledge of Spanish and/or French.

4. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, the Director will be required to:
4.1 PROVIDE comprehensive policy guidance on the Caribbean’s regional response to HIV and AIDS to regional political leaders, non-governmental organisations, civil society, private sector and the various decision-making organs of PANCAP;
4.2 DIRECT the regional strategic planning process on HIV and AIDS to determine strategic priorities, programmatic direction and operational imperatives; as well as PROVIDE overall oversight in the implementation of all PANCAP projects and programmes;
4.3 PROVIDE strategic leadership and dynamic management of the operations of the PANCAP Coordinating Unit in the broad areas of strategy and resourcing, policy analysis, strategic information and communication and corporate services;
4.4 FACILITATE the mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS into the work programme of the Secretariat especially the activities that fall under the Directorate of Human and Social Development;
4.5 MOBILISE resources to support the work of PANCAP including the effective implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS;
4.6 INTERFACE with national authorities, regional institutions, bilateral and multilateral agencies and development partners in building the profile and promoting the ideals of PANCAP;
4.7 REPRESENT CARICOM/PANCAP at regional and international fora and CONTRIBUTE towards policy decision-making and debate on HIV and AIDS;
4.8 PARTICIPATE in the Secretariat’s strategic planning process and RECOMMEND strategies for public information, education, advocacy and outreach in support of the Community’s goals on HIV and AIDS; and
4.9 CONTRIBUTE to the projection of a positive and professional image of the CARICOM Secretariat, at all times, consistent with the core values of the organisation.
In addition to the activities outlined above, the incumbent is expected to perform other related duties as assigned.

5. EMOLUMENTS AND BENEFITS

An attractive remuneration package will be offered.

6. SETTLEMENT GRANT

On assumption of duty in Guyana, the officer shall be paid a settlement grant in respect of the staff member, his or her spouse and each eligible child or other approved dependent. The number of dependents eligible for Settlement Grant shall not exceed six (6) persons.

7. RECRUITMENT AND APPOINTMENT

Appointment may be on contract or on secondment from a Public Service or a statutory body of a Member State or approved regional organisation. It will be subject to such regulations, rules, orders and instructions as exist and as may be introduced from time to time in respect of service with the Secretariat.

An officer recruited from outside the assigned duty station, on first appointment, will be provided economy class air passages by the most direct route for the officer, spouse and children (provided they are below the age of eighteen years, unmarried and dependent on the officer) and for such other dependents not exceeding two as may be approved by the Secretary-General, provided that the number of children and other dependents does not exceed six (6) in all.

In addition to passages, the officer will be granted the following transportation allowances:
i. ocean freight charges, including insurance, for shipping personal and household effects to Guyana, not exceeding 1250 cubic feet, plus a motor car (if the officer already owns one);
ii. the cost of transporting in a single shipment baggage, personal and household effects from the home of the officer to the place of embarkation and from the port of disembarkation to the place of residence in Guyana; and
iii. the cost of packing and crating personal and household effects.

8. LEAVE

The officer will be eligible for the grant of vacation leave at the rate of thirty (30) working days a year and a leave grant after every twelve months of service in respect of the officer, spouse and up to two dependent children.

9. PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES

The officer will be granted the privileges and immunities extended to officials of the Caribbean Community in accordance with Article 8 of the Community’s Headquarters Agreement with the Government of Guyana.

10. GROUP HEALTH AND LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Subject to your acceptance by the Secretariat’s insurance carrier, Sagicor Life Inc., the officer will be required to participate in the Secretariat’s group health and group life and accident insurance schemes. With respect to the health scheme, the officer will contribute fifty per cent of the premium. The life and accident insurance scheme is non-contributory.

11. SUPERANNUATION

An officer on contract shall, subject to his/her services being satisfactory and having completed at least six (6) months of the contractual term of employment be eligible for the payment of a gratuity. The gratuity shall be at the rate of twenty per cent of the officer’s basic salary, calculated for each day of completed service and shall be payable at the end of the officer’s contractual period (including for this purpose any period of extension or approved leave). Where the appointment is on secondment, the Secretariat will pay to the officer’s substantive employer, over the period of secondment, a contribution not exceeding twenty-five per cent of the pensionable salary normally payable to the officer by that employer so as to maintain the pensionable status of the officer in the substantive employment.

12. APPLICATIONS

Applications in English Language with full curriculum vitae details, including nationality, date of birth, work experience, educational qualifications, summary of professional skills and/or expertise, language proficiency, list of professional publications, coordinates (including email addresses and telephone number) of three referees (at least two of whom must be familiar with the applicant’s work), and other relevant information, should be addressed to:

Director
Human Resource Management
Caribbean Community Secretariat
Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana
and sent by email to applnhrm@caricom.org

13. Applicants must complete the Profile Summary Form included with the website notices.

14. The deadline for the submission of applications is 31 July 2019.

SHOPS Plus Trinidad and Tobago-based CSO Sustainability Consultant

Background

SHOPS Plus is implementing strategies to improve the sustainability of civil society organizations providing HIV services to key populations in Trinidad and Tobago. Specifically, SHOPS Plus is working with the National AIDS Coordinating Committee (NACC) and Grassroots Organization Operating Together in Sisterhood in Trinidad and Tobago (GROOTS TT), a CSO that provides community-based HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing services and other social services, to identify a sustainable source of financing for its operations once support from USAID comes to an end. SHOPS Plus is also supporting GROOTS TT and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago (GoTT) to identify a partner, such as a well-established local NGO, that can provide ongoing management and capacity building supports for GROOTS TT.

One potential option for sustainable funding is a subvention from GoTT. The NGO Unit of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services (MSDFS) coordinates government assistance to NGOs and CSOs and is responsible for identifying suitable organizations, managing and monitoring contractual agreements, processing and assessing applications for funding, and registering NGOs. Other ministries, such as the Ministry of Health (MOH), can also issue subventions directly to NGOs and CSOs. SHOPS Plus and NACC will support GROOTS TT to explore other options, in addition to subventions, for obtaining stopgap funding to continue operations beyond September 2019. Opportunities may include government grants or contributions/donations, corporate or foundation grants, funding from other international donors, or fundraising activities.

Scope of Work

SHOPS Plus is seeking a short-term consultant to provide strategic and technical assistance to NACC and GROOTS TT to obtain sustainable financing for GROOTS TT’s HIV-related services.

The consultant will: gather information on the subvention process and other potential sources of funding; represent SHOPS Plus in meetings with government, NGO, and corporate stakeholders; and assist GOTT, GROOTS TT, and potentially, other NGOs to prepare documents and collect information needed to complete the subvention process. The consultant will also support NACC and GROOTS TT to identify a provider of on-going management support and facilitate the establishment of a relationship between the provider and GROOTS TT.

The position requires prior experience in project management and working with government and CSOs. Knowledge of HIV programs is preferred.

This is a short-term consultancy requiring up to 35 days between May and September 2019. On-site presence in Port-of-Spain is required. Duties include:
 Representing SHOPS Plus in meetings with GoTT, GROOTS TT, NGOs, and commercial sector stakeholders.
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 Collecting information, both written and through conversations, on GoTT subvention process.
 Conducting desk research, meetings, and phone calls to identity private, foundation, and other public sources of financing for GROOTS TT.
 Supporting GROOTS TT to identity and document alternative revenue generation activities.
 Identifying a provider of on-going management support to GROOTS TT and assisting in establishing an official relationship between GoTT, the provider, and GROOTS TT.
 Supporting GROOTS TT, and potentially, the management support provider, to compile documentation for subvention pre-requisites, design and write impact briefs and capability statements, and draft application materials and budgets.
 Providing inputs to NACC and other GoTT entities for documents required to establish a subvention.
 Supporting high-level advocacy to GoTT and other funders for financing CSOs to provide HIV services, as required. Deliverables
 Minutes from meetings with GROOTS TT, GoTT, and other stakeholders
 Written inputs to a document summarizing the process, requirements, and timeline of the GoTT subvention process, as requested
 Written contributions to GROOTS TT subvention application and budget as required
 Written contributions to GoTT documents rfor completing subvention as required
 Slide deck summarizing options for providers for on-going management support to GROOTS TT and strategies for establishing a formal relationship between GROOTS TT, the management support provider, and GoTT
 Slide deck with alternative funding and revenue generation opportunities for GROOTS TT
 Presentation, technical brief, or other material to support efforts to advocate for funding for GROOTS TT, as required
 Participation in biweekly check-in meetings with SHOPS Plus team, as required
 Final report documenting program results and lessons learned Qualifications
 Previous experience in grants administration and project management
 Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software applications for word processing, data analysis and presentation
 Excellent interpersonal, communications and mentoring skills
 Proven understanding of GoTT subvention process desirable
 Experience working with PEPFAR/USAID programs is desirable
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 Minimum 5 years of experience working with government or CSOs in HIV-related areas required; Experience working with GROOTS TT and NACC is desirable.
 Knowledge of strategies for HIV service delivery to key populations, and knowledge and understanding of the HIV response in Trinidad and Tobago, are advantages
 Ability to handle confidential information with complete discretion
The consultant will work in close collaboration with the NACC Secretariat and GROOTS TT staff, and report to the SHOPS Plus Trinidad and Tobago program lead.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Emma_Golub@abtassoc.com by May 8, 2019.

Programme Manager, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization

FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

Under the direction of the Director, PANCAP, the Programme Manager, PANCAP will be responsible for the implementation of the PANCAP Resource Mobilization (RM) Strategy. The Programme Manager for Partnerships and Resource Mobilization will be supported by established relationships, contacts with private and public sector institutions and high-level engagement with the Director of PANCAP, to help lead PANCAP towards readiness to transition away from donor aid and to develop a credible, long-term approach to resource mobilization by:

• Securing adequate levels of resources (financial and non-financial) to meet the needs of PANCAP members and its Coordinating Unit (PCU), as the Secretariat of the Partnership
• Diversifying funding to mitigate risk and promote financial sustainability
• Securing ongoing, non-project-based funding to fund core functions of PANCAP and its PCU.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Management, Social Sciences including Public Health, Public Administration, Project Management or related field, plus at least ten (10) years of relevant and equivalent level experience at the senior professional level in the implementation or management of projects and programmes, with increasing responsibilities in fundraising or marketing, working in one or more of the following:

• Large regional or international organizations
• National Health Institutions
• Non-Governmental Public Health or HIV organizations
• A non-profit charitable organization

Ideally, understanding of the following would be an asset:

• Corporate Social Responsibility
• Financial management and/or financing of private or public sector organizations
• Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of Spanish and/or French and/or Dutch.

In addition, candidates must also possess specialized training and demonstrated characteristics in the following:

• Excellent analytical and communication skills
• Strong managerial and leadership skills
• Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills
• Good, analytical, negotiating and advocacy skills
• Sensitivity to the human rights and health needs of marginalized populations.

Note: Applications should be sent to applnhrm@caricom.org

Specialist, Health Product Management, Latin America and Caribbean Team GL D -French and preferably Spanish speaking (Temporary 7 months)

The Specialist, Health Products Management with Regional Manager and members of the country team/s works in coordination with the Health Product Management (HPM) Hub in the Grant Management Support department in defining HPM priorities and sustainable system strengthening investments, in collaboration with key in-country stakeholders, in his/her assigned portfolio.

The Specialist, as a country member plays a key role in the efficient management of grants, ensures the provision of adequate technical expertise for complex and strategic matters and support to analyze risks and propose solutions for the efficient implementation of pharmaceutical management, service delivery and supply chain management activities for health products by implementers.

He/she also participates in the development of Global Fund operational policies and guidelines related to HPM.

Key Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the Specialist, Health Product Management include:

1. Advising on HPM aspects of Global Fund investment:

Throughout the country dialogue, concept note and grant making development and grant implementation as member of the Country Team (CT), the Specialist, HPM ensures strategic investments and value for money from a health product management perspective, by

Engaging with key in-country stakeholders in identifying gaps and areas of improvement, and support new or innovative in-country health product related initiatives, to facilitate rapid uptake of new technologies, to optimize treatment and testing in line with international guidelines in order to improve performance of supply chain systems and programmatic impact respectively.
Proposing innovative and constructive solutions to operational challenges and way forward (updated policies, tools, guidance, specific approach to given countries);

Pro-actively identifying ways to streamline processes to improve country access to health products, and facilitate timely start-up of grants and supporting grant implementation through training and other capacity building initiatives.

Validating the PSM arrangements and the supply plan, including forecasting and related budget for health products for their respective portfolio and provide appropriate mitigation measures to address gaps/challenges, including short-term and longer-term solutions and recommendations for pharmaceutical systems strengthening investment. Facilitating access to appropriate technical assistance.

2. Contributing to the development of the risk and assurance framework:

Identify key risks related to health product management and HPM arrangements and ensure that appropriate mitigation measures are in place for the effective and efficient implementation of activities related to the management of health products and improvement of systems to prevent service disruption and poor quality of services, use of substandard health products, and ensure effective use of grant funds. Escalate any HPM, service delivery related risks to CT, Regional Manager, Senior Specialists and/or the HPM Hub, as necessary.
Ensuring adherence to the Global Fund policies and reviewing instances of non-compliance and proposing remedial actions;
Contribute to defining and monitoring the assurance providers according to identified risks and provide support to the other CTs in the region, including inputs to the LFA budget, preparation and implementation of LFA services, monitoring of performance and Level of Effort required for specific assignments.
3. Contributing to the development and roll out of strategies and operational policies

Involved in specific work streams and deliverables on HPM
Recognised internally as an expert and source of reference for other colleagues in the other departments;
Contributing to or leading regional initiatives as coordinated by the regional manager or Department Head.
Contributing to internal and external trainings and guidance on Global Fund HPM policies, procedures and tools;
International duty travel should not exceed 25 percent, except in exceptional circumstances, and should be based on six-monthly planning conducted by country teams that prioritize key deliverables where in-country presence is required.

Subject to change by the Executive Director at any time at his sole discretion.

Qualifications

Essential:

Advanced university degree in pharmacy, medicine or public health.
Experience

Essential:

Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience working in pharmaceutical management, procurement and supply-chain management of health products at international level, including in developing countries, including:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing complex PSM situations, managing/mitigating risks related to health products at country, regional or international level.
Experience in developing PSM related policies, operational tools, and guidance
Experience in developing partnerships on health product selection, uptake of new technologies, procurement and supply management matters at country, regional or international level
Proven track record in leading work streams or teams in multi-cultural environment
Desirable:

Experience in both demand and supply side activities related to pharmaceutical management and in particular related to AIDS, tuberculosis and/or malaria.

Competencies

Languages:

An excellent knowledge of English and preferably a good working knowledge of French or one of the following: Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset.

Technical Competencies:

Health Product Management

Demonstrated sound knowledge and expertise of pharmaceutical management good practices.
Good understanding of health system operations and legal matters that govern pharmaceutical sector (regulation of pharmaceutical/health products, legal framework on which medical stores operate, flow of funds in health sector, policy decision making structures)
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the complexity of procurement and supply chain management models for health products including demand projections and supply delivery mechanisms/models. Updated on the innovative solutions used across the sector to find sustainable solutions in managing supply chains for health products.
Policy Acumen

Demonstrates ability to understand and apply policies and procedures related to grant management and apply these effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
Capacity to take the lead in solving complex issues. Adapt policy and guidance to the reality / context.
Capacity to design an assurance plan to verify adequate implementation of PSM activities, and corrective measures.
Leadership competencies

Ability to lead, collaborate and coordinate work and technical assistance at central, regional and country level with technical partners and other donors.

Do you want to make a real difference in saving people’s lives?

Our team is expanding, and we want to hire the most talented people we can. Continued success depends on it! So once you’ve had a chance to explore our current open positions, apply to the ones you feel suit you best and keep track of both your progress in the selection process, and new postings that might interest you!

Thanks for your interest in working on our team.

Job Posting End Date

08 April 2018

Specialist, Public Health and M&E, Latin America and Caribbean Team GL D (French and preferably Spanish Speaking)

Public Health and M&E Specialist plays a key role on the Country Team, with a broad range of responsibilities related to the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and programmatic components of grants.

In close collaboration with other members of the Country Team and the Technical Advice and Partnership (TAP) and Community Rights and Gender (CRG) department, the Public Health/M&E ensures that Global Fund’s investments in country achieve the goals and objectives set forth by in-country stakeholders. This includes defining strategic investments in the grants, establishing a framework to measure performance, enabling M&E systems strengthening, liaising with technical partners to improve service quality, and identifying opportunities and strategies to overcome implementation bottlenecks to maximize efficiencies and impact.

The Public Health and M&E Specialist analyses information from various sources and provides advice to Country teams throughout the grant cycle on aspects related to quality of services, appropriateness of interventions, updated guidance from technical partners, and overcoming barriers to effective program implementation.

The incumbent will contribute to the design and management of grants using professional knowledge and experience. S/he will be the technical reference point on M&E and programmatic issues for Country Teams and will ensure effective implementation and compliance with the Global Fund M&E policies and guidelines.

The position requires expertise in monitoring and evaluation of health programs, stakeholder engagement and partnership building, ability to make key decisions to ensure effective implementation and timely solutions for the countries and the Global Fund Country Teams.

Key Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the Public Health/M&E Specialist include:

Advise on strategic investments and develop M&E frameworks.

Participate in the Country Dialogue process for concept note development and support prioritization of appropriate package of interventions to achieve impact.
Ensure that Global Fund’s investments are appropriate to the country’s epidemiological context, are in alignment with National Strategic Plans, strategic investment frameworks and programmatic gap analysis.
Coordinate with other Global Fund departments (TAP and CRG), facilitate alignment with latest guidance provided by technical partners and consistent application of the Global Fund policies and procedures.
Provide clarification to the Technical Review Panel and Grant Approval Committee on Public health and M&E issues during concept note review process and during grant making.
Negotiate indicators and targets for grant monitoring and assessment of performance.
Identify opportunities to strengthen M&E systems and improve program and data quality.
Mobilize and strengthen partnership

Facilitate transparent communication and engage with partners on grant-related M&E and programmatic issues and progress of implementation with in-country national program counterparts as well as technical partners.
Facilitate discussion with partners and in-country stakeholder on strategic investments, prioritization of interventions for key populations, women and girls, building resilient and sustainable systems for health and community systems strengthening.
Ensure adequate coordination with partners in planning and implementation of M&E activities at country level.
Identify relevant opportunities to link countries with regional or global initiatives, e.g. Health Data collaborative.
Lead M&E and programmatic risk assurance mechanism for data and program quality

Manage and lead the development of a risk assurance plan linked to program and data quality including risk mitigation measures and assurance mechanisms.
Provide guidance on resolving bottlenecks related to data collection, reporting and delivery of quality services.
Select appropriate program and data quality assessment tools, identify service providers and monitor implementation of the recommendations with the national counterparts.
Facilitate building of Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health

Identify data gaps and ensure that adequate funds are allocated for data systems for routine reporting such as HMIS/DHIS, surveys, etc. Ensure the availability of data for reporting on impact including disaggregated data by relevant population groups at national and sub-national levels.
Lead planning and implementation of special initiatives to provide additional data to measure impact in selected countries.
Ensure establishment of systems for the measurement of data in priority work streams (such as women and girls and key populations).
Develop Program Evaluation framework

In close collaboration with other GF teams such as TAP, CRG and HSS team, define programmatic evaluation needs.
Support program evaluation design, provide oversight to the methodology and protocol development, ensure selection of external service providers and appropriate and timely implementation.
Review of evaluation findings and recommendations- ensuring generation of quality reports and use of data for funding decisions.
Data analysis and use

Review and analyse data from various sources such as routine data systems, program reviews, evaluations, health facility assessments, surveys and special studies.
Ensure use of data for program improvement, efficiencies, and reprogramming.
Inform the funding decisions to ensure adequate funds are available for necessary actions.
Promote use of data by policy makers and program implementers for effective planning, allocation and utilization of resources.
Contribute to the overall work of the Grant Management division

Training and capacity building of internal and external stakeholders including Principal Recipients, Local Fund Agents, etc., on Global Fund M&E policies, procedures and tools.
Integrate latest updates and new Global Fund policies to support performance based funding in specific grant contexts such as challenging operating environments, innovative results based financing approaches.
International duty travel should not exceed 25 percent, except in exceptional circumstances, and should be based on six-monthly planning conducted by country teams that prioritize key deliverables where in-country presence is required.

Subject to change by the Executive Director at any time at his or her sole discretion.

Qualifications

Essential:

Advanced university degree in medicine, public health, health system management, health economics, epidemiology or related field.
Experience

Essential:

Sound M&E knowledge and experience in public health and disease program management with focus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Robust experience in planning, collecting, analysing and reporting information for assessing progress and ensuring program and data quality.
Solid experience in developing partnership in M&E and in managing complex M&E issues and deliverables at country, regional and international level.
Rich professional experience, including a track record of working in strategy and policy analysis, program planning and management, and/or equivalent experience.
Solid understanding and experience of strategic, organizational and management issues.
Solid understanding of Global Fund processes and the Global Fund New Funding Model.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Desirable:

At least 7 years of professional experience (international or national) working in planning, management and M&E of programs in the health sector, including in developing countries.
Documented field experience in strengthening health management information system, executing large-scale surveys, health program evaluation, operational research.
Experience in developing M&E frameworks, policies, tools, and guidance.
Experience working in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.

Competencies

Languages:

Fluency in English is required for this role. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset.

Technical Competencies:

Ability to apply sound knowledge of M&E, public health and disease program management, to inform investment decisions of the Global Fund
Ability to apply sound knowledge and understanding of M&E tools, policies and guidelines, to ensure effective implementation of M&E-related activities
Ability to solve complex issues with minimum guidance and supervision, and to adapt policy and guidance to the country reality and context
Ability to take the lead in solving complex issues. Adapt policy and guidance to the reality and context
Do you want to make a real difference in saving people’s lives?

Our team is expanding, and we want to hire the most talented people we can. Continued success depends on it! So once you’ve had a chance to explore our current open positions, apply to the ones you feel suit you best and keep track of both your progress in the selection process and new postings that might interest you!

Thanks for your interest in working on our team.

Job Posting End Date:

08 April 2018

Communications Focal Point

Call for Applications to the Developing Country NGO Delegation
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
FIRM CLOSING DATE: Friday March 5, 2018
Midnight Central European Time

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria | www.TheGlobalFund.org

The Global Fund is an international financing institution that fights AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with a 21st century approach: partnership, transparency, constant learning and results-based funding. The Global Fund was created in 2002 to dramatically increase resources for the fight against the three epidemics. It spurs partnerships between government, civil society, the private sector and communities living with the diseases, the most effective way to fight these global health concerns. The Global Fund, itself, does not manage or implement programs on the ground, relying instead on local experts. It works with partners to ensure that funding serves the men, women and children affected by these diseases in the most effective way. (Refer: https://www.theglobalfund.org/en)

The Developing Country NGO Delegation | www.DevelopingNGO.org

The Developing Country NGO Delegation is a voting constituency on the Board of the Global Fund and represents NGOs, from the Developing World, serving those affected by HIV/AIDS, TB, & Malaria. The Delegation seeks to influence decisions and policies to ensure strategic, continuous and appropriate responsiveness to the needs of those affected by the three diseases and the NGOs providing services to them. The defining feature of this delegation is its ability to bring relevant perspectives as implementers and representatives from recipient countries — based on the knowledge and experience of Non-Governmental Organisations/Community-Based Organisations and Faith-based Organisations (NGOs/ CBOs /FBOs) and their constituents.

The Delegation is a team of volunteers. The team is coordinated and provided with communications support, by a focal point who is remunerated.

CALL FOR COMMUNICATIONS FOCAL POINT

Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of The Global Fund is currently inviting suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to submit applications to serve as Communications Focal Point (CFP).

Persons living with and or affected by the three diseases are encouraged to apply

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications

Bachelors or Advanced degree with specialization in public health, public policy, political science, sociology, social/international development or communication

Required Competencies

Have the ability to prepare position papers, policy briefs and other high-level documents
Experience in project and financial management approach to monitoring and evaluation, writing reports and communication briefs;
Excellent computer and administrative skills;
Knowledge of public health policies, international development and human rights;
Ability to communicate clearly (written, verbal and formal presentation skills) in English
Ability to work with people of different backgrounds and time zones;
Experience working with civil society organisations and background in human rights, gender and justice reform would be an asset;
Ability to make various international travel engagements to meetings with advance and or little notice;
Ability to work with persons of different backgrounds.
Other Competencies and Key Skills
Ability to exercise flexibility in daily time commitments
Ability to adapt quickly to changing sizes of the delegation and potential increase in workloads at different times of the year.
Knowledge of basic web site management and social media marketing and management
Understand the scope of the GF work and the opportunities it presents, particularly as it relates to NGO and community issues and people affected by the diseases in developing countries.
Familiarity and knowledge of Global Fund processes and operations at any level.
The candidate speaking more than one of the global fund’s official languages would be an asset – all encouraged to apply

TENURE, EFFORT & COMPENSATION

Yearly contract, reviewed and negotiated yearly. Salary is based on qualifications, experience, and permanent residency/ location. The level of effort is a full-time equivalent; a part-time engagement may be negotiable.

WORK LOCATION & TRAVEL

The CFP may serve in a virtual role, with the ability to make extensive travel, sometimes with short notice. The CFP will work directly with the whole Delegation, under the guidance from the Delegation’s Leadership. S/he will report directly to and be supervised by the Board Member and Alternate Board Member.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals should submit the following documents:

Updated curriculum vitae outlining specific relevant experience and up to three references;
Two samples of written and or published works and articles (reports and multimedia samples are acceptable);
An application letter indicating suitability for the position and an indication of expected remuneration.

Submissions should be sent to focalpoint@developingngo.org no later than MIDNIGHT CET on March 5, 2018. For questions or further information contact focalpoint@developingngo.org.

Early applications are encouraged. Interviews will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Senior Project Officer, 10th European Development Fund, PANCAP

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified nationals of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, Associate Members of the Caribbean Community, CARIFORUM and PANCAP Member States to fill the following position with assigned duty station in Guyana:

(i) Senior Project Officer, 10th European Development Fund, PANCAP

Full details of the position may be obtained by accessing the following web sites-www.caricom.org; www.oecs.org and www.caribbeanjobsonline.com

Applications in English Language with full curriculum vitae details, including nationality, work experience, educational qualifications and/or expertise, language proficiency, coordinates (including email addresses) of three referees (at least two of whom must be familiar with the applicant’s work), and other relevant information, should be addressed to the Human Resource Management, Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana and sent by email to applnhrm@caricom.org.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 17 December 2017.