Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chief of Party (KP-Care I)
Locations: Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos
About the Program
Heartland Alliance Ltd/Gte seeks candidates for the above position for an upcoming five-year, USAID-funded program on Key Population Community HIV Services Action and Response (KP-Care I) Activity
The program sites for KP-Care I are Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos.
The COP will have overall responsibility for administration, program management, performance monitoring and technical implementation and oversight of all aspects of activities
S/he will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID/Nigeria and should be expected to have regular and transparent communication with the USAID/Nigeria AOR.
This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Minimum of a Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field. A First Degree in Medicine is preferred;
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development program involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country
The 10 years must be inclusive of five (5) years prior experience as a Chief of Party or similar leadership role of similar size and complexity;
The 10 years must also be inclusive of a minimum of three (3) years of experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of HIV programs with key populations;
Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making;
Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders;
Demonstrated ability through previous experience to effectively work with KP community leaders and members, senior government officials dignitaries, executives of NGOs, Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community; and
Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
Application Closing Date
25th April, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should e-mail a full CV detailing all relevant professional experience and achievements, a Cover Letter detailing qualifications in relation to the position, and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org The subject of the email should be the Job Title.
Note: Females are strongly encouraged to apply.
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