Project Director - Malaria (Global Fund)

Project Director - Malaria (Global Fund)

CRS - Catholic Relief Services

Niamey, Niger

Job Summary:

As Senior Program Manager, you will provide overall leadership to the Global Fund project program team and be responsible for the overall management of the project including the quality of programmatic implementation (including monitoring, evaluation and learning) and administrative elements of the project to serve the poor and vulnerable. You are responsible for ensuring that project results are achieved on time and on budget, including strategies for phase out and sustainability, and that the budget is consumed as planned. As a senior leader, you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the close out of the NFM2 project.
  • Lead the development, implementation, and consolidation of the Global Fund NFM3 project. Provide oversight for all aspects of program quality, program management, representation, and human resources. Serve as the primary point of contact to Global Fund as well as public, private and non-government stakeholders.
  • Ensure strategic objectives and results are accomplished and meet technical quality standards through annual and quarterly activity planning and budget forecasts. Lead quarterly technical review of implementation plans.
  • Effectively manage talent and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching and mentoring. Strategically tailor development plans and complete performance assessments for direct reports. Oversee the development of staffing plans and recruitment process of senior staff
  • Coordinate with M&E department to oversee the design and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system, using appropriate forms, procedures, and tools for data collection and analysis as the basis for measuring, documenting and reporting outcomes.
  • Manage and mitigate risk. Ensure compliance in Global Fund grants including oversight of partner budgets, finance and administration, and reporting to Global Fund.
  • Coordinate relationships with consortium partner organizations. Contribute to coordination of roles and activities of staff from consortium member organizations in implementation in line with CRS partnership principles.
  • Create and maintain proper conditions for learning. Establish a safe environment for sharing of ideas, solutions, and difficulties and the capacity to detect, analyze and respond quickly to deficiencies. Identify performance gaps and training opportunities for CRS and partner staff and ensure the design and delivery of high-quality training and technical assistance.
  • Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% to project locations. Some international travel may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining institutional linkages
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
  • Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills; detail oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated strength in relationship management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining institutional linkages
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
  • Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills; detail oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated strength in relationship management

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations, Public Health, Global health or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing large-scale health grants in developing contexts required, preferably focusing on The Global Fund. Preferably 7 years or more.
  • Proven track record of successful program management, including management of multi-activity projects, complicated logistics and large budgets, as well as commodities.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience, including performance evaluation, coaching and mentoring.
  • Required Languages – French and English – excellent spoken and written

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