FHI 360 in Haiti is hiring a Project Director I on Caribjob today.
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Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC), a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. EpiC is led by FHI 360 with core partners Right to Care (RTC), Palladium, Population Services International (PSI), and Gobee Group. The project also draws upon regional resource partners to provide technical assistance, as well as global resource partners who bring unique capacities. EpiC has been modified to provide technical assistance to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and bolster health systems to address COVID-19 and reemergence.
The EpiC Team seeks a full time Project Director (PD) to lead the implementation of EpiC’s activities in Haiti. The Project Director is responsible for providing overall technical direction and supervising EpiC program and technical staff and consultants. Key areas of technical assistance in this project include strengthening the oxygen ecosystem, training healthcare professionals on the clinical management of COVID-19, and supporting COVID-19 vaccine roll out in Haiti.
Project Director responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Serve as the main point of contact for EpiC with the USAID Haiti Mission and the Ministry of Health;
- Identify and supervise local staff, consultants, and implementing partners as needed. This includes providing leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, and encouraging effective teamwork;
- Plan, oversee, and lead implementation of EpiC activities in Haiti;
- Lead negotiation on revisions and finalization of EpiC workplans with the MOH, in coordination with the USAID Mission;
- Ensure monthly reporting and other USAID reporting requests are completed;
- Establish and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project related matters and technical areas.
- Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in one of the following specialties: Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- Typically requires 10+ years of project management experience (including 5+ years of line management experience). Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.
- Proficient with applicable rules, regulations, and policies associated with international development and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
- Experience working in Haiti on health or other development projects preferred.
- Excellent and demonstrated people management and performance management/development skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French required; fluency in Haitian Creole preferred.
- Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
- Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.
- Ability to motivate, influences, and collaborates with others.
- Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, UN and where appropriate, donor representatives.
- Demonstrated experience in multi-sector project management and implementation.
- Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
- Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope.
- Experience operating in insecure environments.
- Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.