The Johns Hopkins University (Jhpiego) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Director in Baltimore, United States.
The Project Director will ensure smooth functioning of day-to-day program activities for an anticipated 5-year HRSA-funded global HIV-related program.
Jhpiego is dedicated to improving the health of women and families in developing countries.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Project Director will perform the following functions-
- Provide programmatic and technical leadership, strategic direction and prioritization to ensure technical and financial integrity of the project and to achieve project goals, objectives and targets.
- In coordination with the Principal Investigator, ensures that the project incorporates state-of-the-art implementation and programming into the technical strategies, program design and implementation.
- Cultivate strategic relationships between Jhpiego, HRSA, Ministries of Health, civil society organizations, educational institutions, and other stakeholders for the smooth implementation of project activities.
- Work with the PI to obtain necessary programmatic and technical inputs, and determine TA based on agreed upon plans.
- Mentor, supports, supervise and manages a team of highly qualified technical, managerial and administrative staff and aligns their efforts in concert with project goals.
- Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities, including progress and annual reports, and technical and financial reports to HRSA.
- Lead the development of annual work plans and budgets.
- Works closely with MER team to ensure that M&E systems are set up and data are regularly collected per indicators.
- Ensure compliance with US government and PEPFAR reporting requirements.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s level degree in a relevant field such as public health, public administration, health administration, nursing, medicine, another health profession, etc.
- At least 10 years of experience in coordination and management of international public health programs, preferably HIV programs.
- Demonstrated excellent knowledge and experience in PEPFAR and national HIV care and treatment strategies.
- First-hand experience in strengthening of health services, health provider training, performance improvement, supervision, and health workforce planning.
- Knowledge of U.S. Government policies and administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems.
- Diplomacy and negotiation skills that demonstrate ability to collaborate and coordinate with a range of stakeholders in the context of complex and shifting priorities.
- Experience backstopping program activities with governmental, non-governmental and private sector partners.
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with in-country partners to implement program activities.
- Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit Jhpiego.