5 years’ progressively responsible management experience in public health programming, with at least 3 years in a resource-poor or international setting.
Demonstrated experience working with large teams across organizational structures and managing complex processes.
Experience with PEPFAR programming, especially related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment, and an understanding of the importance of a comprehensive program that includes both clinical and community interventions.
· JOB KNOWLEDGE:
knowledge of or experience working with the Global Fund, PEPFAR, and the President’s Malaria Initiative preferred.
Knowledge of Global Fund program development, management, implementation, and monitoring.
Demonstrated experience working with HIV/AIDS PEPFAR programming, especially related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment.
Strong working competency in computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis.
Ability to apply policy directives to activity design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
Ability to analyze problems/situations and to plan, design, and carry out project studies and conceptualize, develop, and implement new strategies/initiatives.
English Level - Fluent -(reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.
Portuguese Level -Fluent- (reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
-Demonstrated experience navigating situations requiring transparency and high-level diplomacy with the highest national level officials of the host Government (Ministers, National Directors)
-Ability to exercise independent judgment regarding transparent communications processes across multiple stakeholders from government, civil society, development partners, and private sector.
-Ability to provide leadership and make decisions regarding public policy and professional, technical, administrative, and fiscal lines.
-Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and teambuilding skills/experience.
-Ability to adapt to programming and technological changes and establish new concepts or programs accordingly.
-Demonstrated technical leadership at conferences, meetings, and through presentations to resolve controversial issues and influence decision makers.
-Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with senior government officials, international organizations, multilateral and bilateral agencies, implementing partner chiefs of mission, and the local partner community.
-Ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and nontechnical colleagues.
-Demonstrated judgment, maturity, and ingenuity to interpret technical and political opportunities and constraints.
-Experience operating effectively in a multicultural environment and working within a complex organizational setting.
-Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and maintain liaison activities with various stakeholders at international, national, and local level.
-Excellent interpersonal communication ability, including oral presentation and writing skills.
-High level of judgment, maturity, and ingenuity to develop strategies and to analyze, develop, monitor, and evaluate program implementation.
-Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
-Proven leadership skills, including experience with negotiation and problem-solving.
-Strong computer and writing skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.