Deputy Chief of Party Director (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: Deputy Chief of Party Director (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 DCOP will deputize the Chief of Party in her/his absence and will be primarily responsible for government engagement, advocacy, and violation response legal/paralegal activities
Further, s/he will serve as liaison for the KP community and will spearhead KP community engagement and KP CSO capacity strengthening
S/he will also directly supervise all directors and ensure performance management at the director level.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Management Social Work, with a focus on Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field
A First Degree in Medicine is preferred;
A minimum of seven (7) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV, This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in working on community engagement, mobilization, advocacy or related activities with Nigerian key populations under a United State Government (USG) funded activity that includes program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting
Demonstrated ability and competency to effectively work with KP leaders and KP-led organizations, and effectively coordinate with a range of stakeholders including government, community and other civil society organizations, and the private sector; Demonstrated working knowledge of U.S. Government program management regulations; and
Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational 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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