Chief of Party (KP-Care I) Vacancy at Heartland Alliance International (HAI) - Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos

On 18/Apr/2019 / In NGO Jobs

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
Heartland Alliance International
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.
Job Summary
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:  The subject of the email should be the Job Title. 
Note: Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

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