HR Business Partner – Center And North Region

November 19, 2018 Uncategorized

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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has an exciting vacancy of HR Business Partner at one of our Mozambique Bottlers- Nampula Plant which is the leading producer of various Coca Cola flavours in Mozambique for the last 24 years. This is a Senior level management role that reports directly to Country HR Director with subordinates reporting to this position. The incumbent will be a strategic business partner for function, site, enable the achievement of the HR elements of the business strategy and operational plan, that lead to improve business performance and long term business growth.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Contribute to driving the achievement of in country strategy imperatives;
  • Apply business and financial acumen;
  • Build value – add partner relationships;
  • Drive improved organizational effectiveness;
  • Implement and maintain work place EOSH system;
  • Provide direction, leadership and coaching to drive business performance;
  • Guide and Manage the team to accelerate team performance, development and engagement.

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Honours Degree in Management, Law, Psychology Organizational or Business Management;
  • Requires at least 5 to 8 years of experience in Human Resources;
  • SAP knowledge is advantageous;
  • Knowledge of employment law in Mozambique;
  • Organization and administration skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Understand people and sense of fairness;
  • knowledge of FMCG business is advantageous;
  • Speak English and Portuguese fluently.

Technical Director

November 16, 2018 Uncategorized

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Jhpiego seeks a Technical Director to provide technical leadership and project oversight to an upcoming USAID-funded maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) project in Mozambique. The project will operate over a five-year period.

The position will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of all project activities. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence.This position is contingent upon award from USAID and based in Nampula. Mozambican nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical oversight, strategic direction and definition of appropriate project activities;
  • Lead the formulation of innovative approaches for improving provision and increasing utilization of high-quality MNCH services;
  • Establish and implement a system to ensure technical quality of project activities;
  • Work with health care providers, local authorities, community members and project team members to identify clinical, community, and health system issues that impede access to care and uptake of services;
  • Identify and implement appropriate facility- and community-based strategies to address MNCH service delivery gaps;
  • Identify training needs for clinical and community healthcare providers and assist in the design and implementation of measures to address those needs;
  • Develop and/or update evidence-based training materials, standards, job aids, curricula, and supervisory and quality improvement systems needed for implementation of the Project to meet the needs of USAID and the Government of Mozambique;
  • Provide mentoring and capacity building at the individual and organizational level in MNCH;
  • Actively participate in relevant technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Jhpiego;
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party on setting project priorities and directions, and responding to requests for support from local counterparts;
  • Work with M&E staff to design, implement a plan to track data/results related to MNCH to inform adjustments in project implementation;
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the Ministry of Health and other US and international implementing partners, to ensure that all activities conform to the requirements and regulations;
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested;
  • Author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences;
  • Supervise technical staff;
  • Manage technical contributions of subgrantees, including defining scopes of work;
  • Maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders and develop rapid responses;
  • Provide technical leadership to the development the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with the MOH, USAID, and other stakeholders to ensure timely implementation and compliance to the requirements and regulations of the award.

Required Qualifications

  • A Medical Degree (doctor or nursing), and Master of Public Health preferred;
  • At least 8+ years’ experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance to MMCH projects and services;
  • Demonstrated experience training clinical and community-based healthcare workers on MNCH;
  • Demonstrated experience providing capacity building assistance at individual and organizational levels;
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing quality improvement approachesDemonstrated experience with a mix of practical technical skills in MNCH necessary for strengthening service delivery at the regional, national, clinical and community-level;
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of the Mozambique healthcare system, particularly the public health system; minimum 5 years living and working in Mozambique;
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems;
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work;
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector;
  • Flexibility to work from NAMPULA;
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts;
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Portuguese;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to travel nationally to project sites.

Gender Specialist

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

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This full-time position will be based in Nampula, Mozambique for the USAID-funded Mozambique QHI project.

The Gender Specialist will:

  • Lead and/or collaborate with the HQ Senior Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Advisor to conduct a gender analysis at the beginning, mid-term and end of the project, develop a Gender Strategy, and work with the team to implement the Gender Strategy;
  • Ensure that the Mozambique QHI project incorporates principles of gender equality and utilizes best practices in GBV prevention and response activities at the health facility and community level;
  • Provide technical oversight in the implementation of robust women’s and girls’ empowerment and men’s and boys’ engagement approaches;
  • Provide technical support to national partner organizations;
  • Work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team to support the tracking of gender-related indicators;
  • Work closely with partner organizations to orient on;
  • Collaborate with the community mobilizers to develop relevant advocacy and behavior change messaging on reducing gender biases in the target schools and communities;
  • Conduct annual gender assessments to measure progress and hone project activities;
  • Build relationships and coordinate with gender focal persons and other partners and institutions involved in health-related activities in Nampula Province;
  • Liaise regularly with FHI 360’s other programs in country to share learning and promote gender integration among FHI 360’s portfolio of projects in Mozambique;
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements Standards

  • At least 5-7 years experience working in an equivalent position of gender specialist for a health-related activity;
  • A master’s degree or higher in the relevant subject area(s), preferably in gender, social work, public health, international development or community development required;
  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure gender integration in project design, implementation and M&E;
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in Portuguese; ability to write effectively in English;
  • Ability to navigate politically sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and transmit his/her vision to partners and colleagues;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

National Quality Improvement Advisor

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a National Quality Improvement Advisor for an anticipated project in Nampula, Mozambique, focused on improving quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by working with national-level government partners to institutionalize a culture of quality improvement. The National Quality Improvement Advisor will be responsible for providing technical assistance to national government actors to develop new national Quality Improvement and Humanization strategies and guidelines that leverage existing service models, including Model Maternities and Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. She/he will also provide support for design and planned testing of results-based financing activities at selected sites in Nampula Province, in collaboration with national and provincial government. The position will be based in Maputo and will report to the Technical Director. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities

The National Quality Improvement Advisor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to national government actors predominantly in the health sector but across other key sectors for development and evidence-based content within the new national quality improvement strategy and guidelines;
  • Responsible for working with government partners to develop their ability to conduct quality improvement-related training and develop facility and community-level training guidelines and indicators in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Provide technical assistance and data application for design, strategy, and implementation guidelines for results-based financing (RBF) models and assist government partners with selection and implementation of these models in Nampula facilities and communities;
  • Collaborate with government and stakeholder partners on evaluation protocol and activities to generate and synthesize evidence around RBF model pilot activities;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for national-level technical working groups for content areas of quality improvement and health care financing;
  • Contribute content on national-level QI activities and participate in development of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID.

Qualifications

  • University degree in a health field is required; a medical doctor or MNCH nurse with public health training is strongly preferred;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in public health, with background in quality improvement activities preferred;
  • Experience working with government stakeholders and knowledge of MISAU structure and coordination protocol;
  • Experience in providing training and mentorship at the provincial and national levels; experience training on quality improvement models strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, stakeholders, and community-level stakeholders;
  • Fluency in Portuguese required;
  • Strong interpersonal, coordination, and diplomacy skills required;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Provincial RMNCH Quality Improvement Advisor

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Provincial RMNCH Quality Improvement Advisor for an anticipated project in Nampula, Mozambique, focused on improving quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by working with government partners to institutionalize a culture of quality improvement. The Provincial RMNCH Quality Improvement Advisor will be responsible for providing technical assistance to provincial and district government, health facility, and community level health service providers to implement new national Quality Improvement and Humanization strategies and guidelines into existing service models, leveraging the existing Model Maternities and Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative models. She/he will also provide facility and community-level support for quality improvement structure formation, operations, and linkages to results-based financing activities, in collaboration with provincial government. The position will be based in Nampula City and will report to the Technical Director. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities

The Provincial RMNCH Quality Improvement Advisor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to provincial and district government actors for implementing the new national quality improvement strategy and guidelines;
  • Responsible for working with government partners to develop their ability to conduct quality improvement-related training and develop facility and community-level structures in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Coordinate activities surrounding results-based financing (RBF) and train and assist government partners with implementation of these models in selected facilities and communities;
  • Coordinate project technical assistance for RBF and QI training and mentorship visits to Nampula province and district staff;
  • Collaborate with provincial government, project partners, and stakeholders to integrate QI components into their current in-service and pre-service education programming, including both training manuals and materials and for in-person training sessions and mentorship activities;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for provincial-level technical working groups for content area of quality improvement;
  • Lead the synthesis of monitoring data for facility and community-based care indicators and develop responsive programmatic activities or course correction, for review and approval by the Technical Director and provincial government leadership;
  • Contribute content on clinical activities and participate in development of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Collaborate with QHI advisors leading other technical content areas such as community health services and referral, quality improvement, capacity building, commodities, youth and gender to ensure activities are integrated, aligned, efficient and comprehensive.

Qualifications

  • University degree in a health field is required; a medical doctor or MNCH nurse with public health training is strongly preferred;
  • At least 7 years’ experience in clinical care and public health, with background in quality improvement activities preferred;
  • Experience providing direct leadership of professional and support staff, and oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables;
  • Experience in providing training and mentorship at the district and provincial level; experience training on quality improvement models strongly preferred;
  • Experience working in Nampula preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, stakeholders, and community-level stakeholders;
  • Fluency in Portuguese required.  Preference for strong interpersonal and oral presentation skills in English;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

RMNCH Clinical Services Advisor

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a RMNCH Clinical Services Advisor for an anticipated project in Nampula, Mozambique, focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. The Clinical Services Advisor will be responsible for oversight of all facility and community-based clinical activities, including supporting government and other partners to implement on the job trainings, mentorship, and supportive supervision, particularly for high-impact practices and interventions; ensuring quality in training initiatives and provision of care by APEs and other community-level providers; building local government capacity to assume clinical oversight to ensure quality of care; and to adapt clinical service emphasis based on district and facility-specific data and local government requests reflecting greatest RMNCH need. The position will be based in Nampula City and will report to the Technical Director. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities

The RMNCH Clinical Services Advisor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and oversight in the implementation and monitoring of RMNCH service delivery at facility and community levels;
  • Responsible for working with government partners to develop their ability to conduct and sustain clinical oversight using established standards and tools in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Oversee a team of technical project staff and ensure facility and community service strengthening activities are appropriately delegated within the project and coordinated with and involving provincial and district government staff;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for provincial-level technical working groups for content areas of maternal, newborn, and child health, nutrition, and family planning.  The RMNCH Clinical Services Advisor may delegate attendance to team members as appropriate;
  • Lead the synthesis of monitoring data for facility and community-based care indicators and develop responsive programmatic activities or course correction, for review and approval by the Technical Director and provincial government leadership;
  • Contribute content on clinical activities and participate in development of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Collaborate with QHI advisors leading other technical content areas such as community health services and referral, quality improvement, capacity building, commodities, youth and gender to ensure activities are integrated, aligned, efficient and comprehensive.

Qualifications

  • University degree in a health field is required; a medical doctor or MNCH nurse with public health training is strongly preferred;
  • At least 7 years’ experience in clinical care and public health, including RMNCH programs;
  • Experience providing direct leadership of professional and support staff, and oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables;
  • Experience in providing training and mentorship at the clinical level;
  • Knowledge of high impact interventions in family planning and maternal, newborn and child health;
  • Experience working in Nampula preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, stakeholders, and community-level stakeholders;
  • Fluency in Portuguese required.  Preference for strong interpersonal and oral presentation skills in English:
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Abattoir Manager

November 13, 2018 Uncategorized

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The primary purpose of the role is to be responsible for the management of the Abattoir to ensure optimum yield, efficiency and consistency.

This will primarily involve the following

  • Planning and Execution of all day to day Abattoir staff activities;
  • Supervision of Abattoir staff members to meet targets set by the business;
  • Training and Upskilling of Abattoir Staff;
  • Production Quality and Consistency.

The position will report to the Operational Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in food Processing or related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Chicken Abattoir;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in supervision of staff;
  • Experience in Asset Care and Maintenance Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and execution of the Abattoir annual and quarterly plans to meet key performance indicators;
  • Supervision, Training and Upskilling of Abattoir staff to meet set performance targets;
  • Ensure Production Quality and Consistency;
  • Work out and implement standard operating procedures for the Abattoir;
  • Determine and implement improvements in the Abattoir production processes;
  • Prepare and maintain production reports.

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards;
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance;
  • Knowledge of business, finance and management principles;
  • Computer literate.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Self-Starter and self-motivated;
  • Proactive;
  • Excellent work ethics;
  • Adaptable and flexible;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Impeccable time-management;
  • Attentive to detail;
  • Innovative.

Should you not hear back from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful .

Maintenance Manager

November 13, 2018 Uncategorized

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The primary purpose of the role is to be responsible for the care and maintenance of all assets of New Horizon in Mozambique. This will primarily involve the following:

  1. SHE: Continuous improvement towards zero accident and zero waste;
  2. Planning and Execution of all day to day of maintenance activities;
  3. Training, upskilling and supervision of technical personnel to meet productivity and quality targets set by the business.

The position will report to the Technical Director of New Horizon

Minimum Requirements:

  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Qualification;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ hands-on engineering experience in feed or food factories;
  • Experience in supervision of technical staff;
  • Experience in Asset Care and Maintenance Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • SHE: Continuous improvement towards zero accident and zero waste;
  • Ensure smart production;
  • Compliance;
  • Defining, implementing and executing the maintenance strategy & plan for all equipment, including utilities to meet productivity and quality targets;
  • Supervision, Training, and Upskilling of technicians and artisans in all departments
  • Continuous improvement.

Technical Competencies:

  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) or World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methods;
  • Reactive and Preventative maintenance balancing;
  • Mechanical and hygienic engineering knowledge;
  • Management of contractors;
  • Management of factory utilities;
  • Working knowledge of PLCs and Frequency Drives;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Excel, PowerPoint, and Word;
  • Problem-solving;
  • Crisis management;
  • Negotiation;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Self-Starter and self-motivated;
  • Proactive;
  • Excellent work ethics;
  • Adaptable and flexible;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Impeccable time-management;
  • Attentive to detail;
  • Innovative.

Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

Program Coordinator

November 12, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks a Program Coordinator to serve as the senior in-country representative of the Livros a Tempo! program. The program is funded by the World Bank to improve book delivery using Results Based Financing (RBF). The program includes three phases: a quantitative assessment of incentives in local textbook delivery, co-design of an RBF approach to improving textbook delivery with local stakeholders, and implementation of said RBF framework in several districts.

Due to the agile and exploratory nature of the project, the Program Coordinator will have a strong opportunity to influence the direction of the program. He/she will work independently to lead all three stages of the project with limited oversight from Washington, DC. This includes both technical work designing the RBF framework and communications work to socialize the framework with relevant stakeholders. He/she will represent the project in meetings with the ministry (both national and sub-national) district education offices, schools, and any other situations where the program’s aims, strategy, and implementation must be explained.

He/she will be based in Nampula City or Quelimane and will travel as needed within and between Nampula and Zambezia provinces. This explicitly includes visits to recipient schools in both provinces in all stages of the project.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Program Coordinator will report directly to the Project Director in headquarters (Washington D.C.) and will supervise any project staff, vendors and consultants in country.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Forge and maintain close contact with stakeholders at the province, district, and school level;
  • Design and oversee a detailed quantitative investigation of why primary school students are not receiving good condition textbooks at the beginning of the school year;
  • Coordinate the co-creation of an incentive scheme for book delivery with relevant stakeholders;
  • Provide technical leadership for implementing the new results-based book delivery system;
  • Oversee vendors and consultants;
  • Travel across Nampula, Zambezia, and Maputo;
  • Interact productively and collegially with program partners and stakeholders; and
  • Represent the project in local and national meetings.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

The program coordinator position requires past experience independently leading a project. As this project involves design of the core intervention, the program coordinator should have demonstrated experience developing an idea into a final product. While this need not be in the education or development sectors, experience working to overcome barriers to education in rural Mozambique is strongly preferred.

  • At least five (5) years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience independently leading a small team;
  • Demonstrated ability move a project forward with limited oversight and limited team;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage various facets of a program with limited assistance;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with various; stakeholders and advocating for policy changes;and
  • The candidate must be professionally proficient in written and spoken Portuguese (ILR 3+) and English (ILR 3+).

Desired Skills & Qualifications (not mandatory):

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the education sector in Sub-Saharan Africa is preferred;
  • Experience working in rural Nampula or Zambezia;
  • Experience with district or provincial governments in Mozambique;
  • Experience with a data driven needs assessment;
  • Experience in conducting trainings; and
  • Background in economics and theory behind results-based financing (pay for performance).

General Manager – Feed Mill

November 12, 2018 Uncategorized

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The General Manager Feed Mill is responsible for overall Feed mill Business Unit and manages the financial, people and material resources to ensure that goods are produced efficiently and within budget whilst attaining profit margins and targets set. They are responsible for ensuring that products are of the right quality, quantity, and cost and that they are produced and delivered on time, to the satisfaction of the customer.

The role has an end to end responsibility with other functions that ensure operational execution speed and sustainable manufacturing excellence.

Following are key areas of the role:

  • Planning, organizing, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations;
  • Increasing production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards;
  • Drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes by unleashing the potential of the staff;
  • Financial Management and meeting of financial and profitability targets set.

The position will report to the CEO New Horizons

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant Tertiary degree preferably a post graduate qualification;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ manufacturing environment;
  • 5 years’ experience at a relevant manufacturing plant (feed mill or abattoir);
  • 5 years as a manager;
  • Preferably a BS degree in Business Management or related field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • SHE: Achievement of all agreed Safety and Environment performance KPIs in his /her area of responsibility;
  • Financial Management and attain profitability targets set: Product manufacturing and cost control;
  • Planning, organizing, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations;
  • Setting and maintaining quality standards;
  • Drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes;
  • Supervision, Training and upskilling of technicians and artisans;
  • Elaborate and execute Maintenance plans and strategy.

Technical Competencies:

  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources);
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise;
  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes;
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) or World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methods;
  • Reactive and Preventative maintenance balancing;
  • Management of contractors;
  • Management of factory utilities;
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
  • Problem solving, Crisis management, Negotiation skills.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills;
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example;
  • Self-Starter and self-motivated;
  • Proactive;
  • Excellent work ethics: Adaptable and flexible, Able to work under pressure;
  • Impeccable time-management;
  • Attentive to detail;
  • Innovative.

Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

Graduate in Training

October 22, 2018 Uncategorized

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Coca – Cola Beverages Africa has an exciting vacancy of Graduate in Training (GIT) at two of our Mozambique Bottlers – Chimoio and Nampula Plant which is the leading producer of various Coca-Cola flavors in Mozambique for the last 24 years.
This is an internal program for one year in Manufacturing Department that will allow the GIT to develop the skills and competencies required to build a great career in the company also will be part of our talent pipeline.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. In Production:
  2.  Analyze productions variance;
  3.  Productions efficiency and Drive Supply Chain ways;
  4. Production Planning’s;
  5. Equipment efficiencies;
  6. Control of Overtime and casuals;
  7. Creation of WI for production equipment.

In SHEQ:

  • Quality Managements;
  • Water treatments managements;
  • Waste Water treatment managements;
  • Incoming Inspection of raw material;
  • Safety program managements;
  • Drive Supply Chain Ways.

In Planning:

  • Raw material planning;
  • Raw material Stores controls and efficiencies;
  • Stock optimizations;
  • Production planning efficiency;
  • Execute Improvements projects.

In Service & Utilities:

  •  Manpower management;
  • Creation of WI of service equipment;
  • Machine performance analyzes;
  •  Drive some Improvements projects on services;
  •  Energy efficiency projects;
  •  Control Boiler Effect SAP & efficiency and other services.

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Honors Degree in Mechanic, Electrical, Food Sciences, Chemistry or Biology;
  • Knowledge of Excell, Power Point, Outlook and Ms Office;
  • Speak and read portuguese;
  • Speak English fluently is advantageous.

Livelihoods Specialist

October 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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Organizational Context:

Trickle Up’s mission is to empower people living on less than $1.90 a day to build sustainable livelihoods for a better quality of life utilizing the Graduation Approach to livelihood development, a proven strategy that combines elements of social protection, livelihoods, and microfinance to move people out of poverty. With programs in India, Central America and West Africa, Trickle Up has established expertise in livelihoods for difficult-to-serve populations.

TU leverages this expertise by equipping large institutions to design and implement effective livelihoods programs for people living in extreme poverty, and its largest client is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Working in over 125 countries, UNHCR’s mandate is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees, displaced persons, and the stateless, and to seek lasting solutions to their plight. Together, TU and UNHCR have established the first-ever Graduation pilots working with displaced populations, including in urban areas.

Trickle Up will hire a Livelihoods Specialist to be seconded to and based in UNHCR’s Country Operation in Nampula, Mozambique. The post will provide support to UNHCR livelihoods staff in Mozambique to achieve UNHCR’s Economic Inclusion objectives and will lead the implementation of the Enhancing Self-Reliance in a Protracted Refugee Situation Graduation Pilot.  The objective of the project is to increase the self-reliance of refugee and host community households in and around Maratane Refugee Camp in Nampula Province. The project aims to eradicate extreme poverty through:

  • Increased skills, knowledge, and access to services to support increased income;
  • Increased access to markets and inclusion of refugees in national systems and services;
  • Development of strategic partnerships and government capacity to scale up the Graduation model; and
  • Generation and dissemination of evidence to inform policy and practice on graduation-based livelihoods programming and pathways out of extreme poverty.

The Livelihood Specialist will be supervised in close collaboration with the Senior Regional Livelihoods Officer, by the Head of Field Office in Nampula, and will receive administrative and technical support from Trickle Up’s Director of Technical Assistance and Program Manager. This position is grant-funded through August 31, 2019.

Principal Functions:

  1. Support the implementation of the UNHCR Global Livelihoods Strategy and country-specific livelihoods strategy;
  2. Support UNHCR Mozambique to implement livelihoods, and particularly the Graduation Approach intervention;
  3. Ensure that livelihoods projects implemented by UNHCR Mozambique comply with UNHCR guidance note on economic inclusion and Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (MERS) to achieve better impact on people of concern;
  4. Provide technical guidance to strengthen existing livelihoods projects using Graduation principles, through the utilization of Trickle Up and UNHCR best practices; and
  5. Build capacity of UNHCR and partner staff on livelihoods and the Graduation Approach.

Qualifications

 Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Socio-Economic Development, Economics, Rural Development, or other related field and minimum 4 years of relevant professional experience; Master’s degree an advantage.

Experience

  • At least 4 years’ international development experience, including in project management or capacity building for economic strengthening project(s);
  • Sustainable livelihoods, economic strengthening, and economic development for vulnerable populations experience;
  • Experience working with refugees, government, the private sector, development agencies;
  • Experience as a technical advisor to capacity building/training programs;
  • Practical knowledge of livelihoods in Mozambique preferred;
  • Exposure to or involvement with the Graduation Approach is an asset;
  • Experience with the UN is highly valued.

Knowledge and skills

  • Proficient written and spoken Portuguese ability preferred; proficiency in written and spoken Spanish will be considered;
  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Advanced written and oral communications and presentation skills;
  • Excellent training skills;
  • Good interpersonal and diplomacy skills;
  • Self-awareness and cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Knowledge and/or experience integrating gender in livelihoods interventions;

Behavioral competencies

  • Highly organized, analytical thinker;
  • Independent worker who also performs as an effective and trusted teammate;
  • Dedicated self-starter who shows creative problem-solving abilities;
  • Meets targets and deadlines;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and productivity under pressure.

Compensation and Benefits

As this is a full-time position, we offer a competitive salary and complete benefits program, including housing allowance; comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental and vision coverage; and life and disability insurance.

This position is based in Mozambique and grant-funded through August 2019.

Chief of Party

October 11, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Chief of Party for an anticipated project in Mozambique, focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership and technical direction for the project, ensuring achievement of project deliverables. The COP will be the primary liaison with the funder and will manage project staff and implementing partners to ensure proper reporting, financial management, and compliance. The COP is expected to coordinate with government and other stakeholders to ensure that activities complement ongoing initiatives and adhere to country and global standards. The position will be based in Nampula and will report to the FHI 360 Southern Africa Regional Director. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide overall technical leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of health service delivery and care utilization strategies to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) outcomes;
  • Responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Oversee team of senior technical and program management project staff and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, Government of the Republic of Mozambique partners, and other key stakeholders. There will be anticipated need to travel to Maputo approximately 20% of the time for national-level and donor meetings;
  • Oversee/manage partnerships and ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration are established and maintained;
  • Lead the planning of all project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines;
  • Oversee strategies and interventions to ensure excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID;
  • Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations;
  • Ensure timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in medicine, public health, health management, social science, or a related field required;
  • 10 + years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing large, complex health service delivery projects involving multiple partners in or for developing countries;
  • At minimum, must have at least five years of progressively more responsible supervisory work experience that involved direct leadership of professional and support staff, oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables, and contract/grant management;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, with accompanying depth and breadth of technical and management expertise;
  • At least two years of experience living or working in Mozambique is preferred;
  • Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement and familiarity with USAID agreement regulations preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English; Portuguese language fluency highly desired;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Program Coordinator

October 11, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks a Program Coordinator to serve as the senior in-country representative of the Livros a Tempo! program. The program is funded by the World Bank to improve book delivery using Results Based Financing (RBF). The program includes three phases: a quantitative assessment of incentives in local textbook delivery, co-design of an RBF approach to improving textbook delivery with local stakeholders, and implementation of said RBF framework in several districts.

Due to the agile and exploratory nature of the project, the Program Coordinator will have a strong opportunity to influence the direction of the program. He/she will work independently to lead all three stages of the project with limited oversight from Washington, DC. This includes both technical work designing the RBF framework and communications work to socialize the framework with relevant stakeholders. He/she will represent the project in meetings with the ministry (both national and sub-national) district education offices, schools, and any other situations where the program’s aims, strategy, and implementation must be explained.

He/she will be based in Nampula City or Quelimane and will travel as needed within and between Nampula and Zambezia provinces. This explicitly includes visits to recipient schools in both provinces in all stages of the project.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Program Coordinator will report directly to the Project Director in headquarters (Washington D.C.) and will supervise any project staff, vendors and consultants in country.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Forge and maintain close contact with stakeholders at the province, district, and school level;
  • Design and oversee a detailed quantitative investigation of why primary school students are not receiving good condition textbooks at the beginning of the school year;
  • Coordinate the co-creation of an incentive scheme for book delivery with relevant stakeholders;
  • Provide technical leadership for implementing the new results-based book delivery system;
  • Oversee vendors and consultants;
  • Travel across Nampula, Zambezia, and Maputo;
  • Interact productively and collegially with program partners and stakeholders; and
  • Represent the project in local and national meetings.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

The program coordinator position requires past experience independently leading a project. As this project involves design of the core intervention, the program coordinator should have demonstrated experience developing an idea into a final product. While this need not be in the education or development sectors, experience working to overcome barriers to education in rural Mozambique is strongly preferred.

  • At least five (5) years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience independently leading a small team;
  • Demonstrated ability move a project forward with limited oversight and limited team;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage various facets of a program with limited assistance;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with various; stakeholders and advocating for policy changes;and
  • The candidate must be professionally proficient in written and spoken Portuguese (ILR 3+) and English (ILR 3+).

Desired Skills & Qualifications (not mandatory):

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the education sector in Sub-Saharan Africa is preferred;
  • Experience working in rural Nampula or Zambezia;
  • Experience with district or provincial governments in Mozambique;
  • Experience with a data driven needs assessment;
  • Experience in conducting trainings; and
  • Background in economics and theory behind results-based financing (pay for performance).

Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon finalization of donor funding.

Deputy Chief of Party

October 9, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID project in Mozambique focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. The DCOP will assist the Chief of Party in ensuring the overall success of the project and will be responsible for managing project day-to-day aspects of the project’s operations. The DCOP will ensure adherence to global standards of excellence in health service delivery programming and donor-specified compliance. The position will be based in Nampula and will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities

The Deputy Chief of Party will have the following responsibilities:

  • Set up and adjust as needed all field-based administrative, financial, procurement, HR and other operational systems and processes, and organize appropriate training and orientation on policies and systems for all field staff at the time of hire and on-going through the life of project;
  • Oversee all administrative and logistical staff in the main and field offices;
  • Cooperate closely with the Chief of Party (COP) on all administrative matters;
  • Work closely with regional and/or headquarters administrative (including financial, contracts, HR, etc.), program, and operational teams to ensure timely and quality reporting, and lead the field team in office/program set-up and close-out processes;
  • Assure that the project is in compliance with USAID and FHI 360 regulations and procedures;
  • Provide direction and guidance to local staff and subcontractor staff on compliance issues, procurement standards/requirements, and other administrative, financial, HR and logistical questions;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project operational procedures, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Mozambican context;
  • Develop and facilitate supportive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in strategic planning;
  • Serve as a program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the Chief of Party.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in public health, international development, business administration, social sciences, or a closely related field is required;
  • 10+ years of progressively more responsible supervisory work experience that involved direct leadership of professional and support staff, oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables, and contract/grant management;
  • 10+ years of experience in the area of maternal, newborn and child health, health system strengthening, or quality improvement;
  • Knowledge and experience working within the health sector; experience with program management for USAID-funded projects preferred;
  • Demonstrated track record of working in teams and fostering partnerships;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
  • Experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English and Portuguese;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum, MS Word and Excel.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Finance Manger

October 5, 2018 Uncategorized

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Our Organisation

Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.

We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

In Mozambique, we are working to eradicate early marriage and early pregnancy through projects that focus on adolescent girls in Inhambane and Nampula. These projects are programmed along our three strategic pillars: Girl Education, SRHR, and YEE. Our work is gender transformative and includes influencing work at national and sub-regional level.

Accountabilities

  • Monitor budget versus expenditure for the grant;
  • Support partner organisations in financial management and reporting;
  • Update Indicative Funding Budgets in consultation with Project Director;
  • Reviews the budgets for the project and budget modifications and submit the same to the Program Area Accountant for incorporation into project budgets;
  • Carry out correct postings of project expenditures on time, with quality in the system in use (SAP);
  • Ensure compliance with the donor and Plan’s financial management, policies and procedures;
  • Participate in coordination and activity-planning meetings for the project;
  • Lead the consolidation process for work plan budgeting and ensure that the process is coherent and aligned to the overall project and expected deliverable, including providing templates and timeframes;
  • Participate in annual work planning processes with a focus on budget preparation, providing support to ensure that all allowable costs are captured, have appropriate unit costing and the budget aligns to activity plans;
  • Responsible to prepare a consolidated project financial report and timely submission;
  • Serve as the technical focal point for financial management and system development;
  • Review of audit reports, analyse, review, assist/prepare audit response and ensure follow-up and implementation of their recommendations for finance and administration;
  • Conduct monitoring visits to partners as needed to follow up documentation;
  • Conduct periodic reviews and operationalize recommendations for strengthening the project’s internal financial controls;
  • Review and verify  payment requests and ensure compliance with the donor and Plan policies and procedures;
  • Ensure that cash disbursements vouchers, cash receipt vouchers, petty cash vouchers and payroll are accurately and completely in a timely way and authorized before postings are made to General Ledger;
  • Ensure budget is available and expenses are allowable before signing voucher payments;
  • Ensure that the procedures of management performance system in effect are applied to all core team staff;
  • Identify grant and financial management training needs of project members and provide as needed;
  • Inform the Program Director of any variances in the execution of contracts;
  • Financially analyse reports and provide recommendations to the Program Director on future forecasts and planning;
  • Ensure spending of project budget, including allocation to consortium members, are within the donor allowed budget flexibility;
  • Ensure that project expenses are entered in the general ledger promptly;
  • Lead and oversee a regular review of project budget versus actual report.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) is fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Essential

  • Degree in accounting or equivalent qualification;
  • High level of advisory skills;
  • 8 years’ experience in a similar role working in a computerized accounting in an NGO set up;
  • Strong experience in working with donor funded projects e.g EU, CIDA,DFID, etc;
  • Strong Analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities;
  • Ability to interpret and work in accordance with laid down procedures;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet;
  • Proven experience in managing the donor’s procedures;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong organization skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Have aptitude in capacity building and training;
  • Have a good knowledge of the work environment of NGOs and civil society;
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English is an important criterion.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of using SAP;
  • Master degree.

Credit Manager

October 2, 2018 Uncategorized

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FUTURO Mcb, S.A. is an independent, Nampula-based microfinance bank, majority-owned and   supported by Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC). The bank is undergoing significant restructuring efforts at present, but will continue its business model of group-lending microfinance and some additional individual small enterprise finance.

Mozambique is seriously under banked, especially in the rural areas, where the majority of its citizens live. These people tend to be poorly educated and survive on a subsistence basis. The government is working with foreign providers of finance and technical support to assist the economic development of those rural areas of the country.

The bank is being established by its investors in support of the Mozambique government’s Financial Inclusion Policy. It will provide such financial and technical development to the country. It is also being established on a commercial basis and is expected to break even within 4 years of commencing operations.

Position Summary

The Credit manager is a member of the executive team and chairman of the Credit Committee. He / she shall provide professional and personal guidance to its staff, clients and other related parties. He is responsible for the implementation, execution, performance and control of the professional services and social mission of the organization in line with the policy and board decisions of the institution. The CM reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Initial stage of the Company

  • Ensure the recruitment of all credit staff;
  • Ensure that all the necessary forms for credit evaluation are in place;
  • Together with the COO, develop the training curriculum for the operations and credit staff and ensure that the initial training on credit evaluation  and risk of credit to  the operation staff is done.

Specific tasks during the first three months

  • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures;
  • Adjust/finalize all procedures and process related to the functioning of credit risk;
  • Review and recommend changes in the Credit Policy to the management committee.

Client protection principles

  • Ensure that client protection principles are understood by all Futuro Mcb personnel;
  • Ensure that all client protection principles are applied by all Credit  staff of Futuro Mcb;
  • Ensure that Futuro Mcb is practicing financial inclusion.

Fields of Responsibility

  • Key Credit Comiite member responsabilitieis:
  • Oversee the entire lending process, including the initial application and review, underwriting and the disbursal or denial of the request;
  • Ensure all lending documentation is complete as per the Company Policy and Procedures with respect to amount of finance, terms and conditions, borrower’s borrowing mandate, authorized signatory etc;
  • Ensure compliance with the internal polices for: approval authority, loan committee structure, loan evaluation analysis requirements, exception definition, and exception reporting requirements;
  • Promote thrift and wise credit management;
  • Serve as a court of appeals for members who dispute their loan decision;
  • Approve or disapprove credit loan proposal in accordance with Futuro Mcb polices.

Key operational areas of responsibility are:

  • Managing the daily administration for loan documentation in full compliance with the internal standards and external regulatory requirements;
  • Review loan documents and liaise with internal and external parties to ensure proper and efficient delivery of credit administration duties;
  • Generate, review and maintain loan disbursement reports for presentation to credit committees, and provide monthly reports on the same, in accordance to the credit policy and guidelines;
  • Conduct periodical review on loan administration policy and procedures to streamline workflow;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards in order to minimize the credit risk;
  • Ensure high quality of the loan portfolio.

Key areas of social responsibility are:

  • To provide credit loan to the poor and low income population, focused on but not limited to a group-lending methodology;
  • To help them to improve the business and social life;
  • To strengthen, where agreed, development activities with related SDC activities;
  • Develop, introduce the credit riske policies and procedures and monitor their adherence;
  • Support the preparation and introduction of the company’s business plans, budgets and forecast;
  • Follow reliable risk based development of the company and assure full and in-time information about risk development;
  • Assure that decisions and activities are directed to reduce risk and damages from the company and support for a sound institutional structure;
  • Recruit, support, motivate, supervise and develop credit staff;
  • Select, prepare and eventually deliver personally training courses;
  • Assure a fair balance of business between different customer groups and staff;
  • Maintain full confidentiality for any business or personal information;
  • Perform other duties as may be requested by the Board;
  • Assure the development of his / her own professional, management and legal knowledge for his / her role.

Manage quality of portfolio of the micro bank. This includes:

  • Regularly analyze loan portfolio;
  • Managing the daily administration for loan documentation in full compliance with the internal standards and external regulatory requirements;
  • Review loan documents and liaise with internal and external parties to ensure proper and efficient delivery of credit administration duties;
  • Generate, review and maintain loan disbursement reports for presentation to credit committees, and provide monthly reports on the same, in accordance to the credit policy and guidelines;
  • Conduct periodical review on loan administration policy and procedures to streamline workflow;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards in order to minimize the credit risk;
  • Ensure high quality of the loan portfolio.

Analysis of Loan Portfolio

  • Total loans approved;
  • Ratio of loans approved/applications received;
  • Average loan size;
  • Number and % of loans by type;
  • Ratio of borrowers/members;
  • Ratio of charge-offs/total loans;
  • Ratio of drop-out;
  • Ratio of delinquent loans (PAR)/total loans.

Reporting and communication

  • Be actively involved in the management meetings;
  • Ensure proper communication with the all credit and operation staff;
  • Ensure proper communications with the other departments;
  • Be actively involved in the design and the improvement of credit’s reporting to the head office;
  • Be actively involved in monthly and quarterly reporting of Futuro Mcb;
  • Be actively involved in the preparation of the annual action plans and budgets.

Experience

  • Hold an appropriate degree, preferably with a banking, finance or business focus;
  • 3 – 5 years in a credit management function preferably in Micro Lending;
  • Credit evaluation experience in a MFI is a must;
  • Strong probing, communication, analytical, problem solving and decision makes skills to effectively resolve complex customer and employee issues;
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of microfinance techniques with at least four years professional experience, including a minimum of one year at middle or senior management level;
  • Multiple skills and capacity to contribute at the different functional levels within the organizational structure of the bank;
  • Be highly motivated with a strong interest in development and social issues;
  • Demonstrate effective management and leadership skills, and an ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Should be fluent in Portuguese with strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Should be willing and able to develop similar fluency in English.

IT Manager

October 1, 2018 Uncategorized

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FUTURO Mcb, S.A. is an independent, Nampula-based microfinance bank, majority-owned and supported by Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC). The bank is undergoing significant restructuring efforts at present, but will continue its business model of group-lending microfinance and some additional individual small enterprise finance.
Mozambique is seriously under banked, especially in the rural areas, where the majority of its citizens live. These people tend to be poorly educated and survive on a subsistence basis. The government is working with foreign providers of finance and technical support to assist the economic development of those rural areas of the country.
The bank is being established by its investors in support of the Mozambique government’s Financial Inclusion Policy. It will provide such financial and technical development to the country. It is also being established on a commercial basis and is expected to break even within 4 years of commencing operations.

Position Summary

The IT Manager is a member of the senior staff team. He / she shall provide professional and personal guidance to its staff, clients and other related parties. He/She is responsible for the overall management of the IT Department.

Initial stage of the Company

  • Ensure the production of all necessary IT procedures manuals documents for the start of operations;
  • Ensure that all necessary systems are in place for the start of the institution;
  • Ensure that all the necessary forms and reporting systems/ procedures are setting up in the system;
  • Ensure that all necessary systems are in place for the start of the institution;
  • Ensure that the hiring and training of the IT Department staff is done;
  • Ensure the Loan System (Loan Performer) and the Account System (Primavera) are in place and working properly .

Specific tasks during the first six months of operational activities of the bank.

  • Act as IT support manager of the very first branch;
  • Adjust/finalize all procedures and process related to the functioning of a branch;
  • Prepare the training plan for IT branch officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • These include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • Oversees the administration and maintenance of the company’s infrastructure, and directs more junior Innovators when necessary;
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure;
  • Oversees troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery and provides expert support when necessary;
  • Implements network security;
  • Works with project teams to help implement Internal Systems;
  • Oversees all help desk activities;
  • Responds to escalated help desk issues;
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change ;
  • Trains other innovators and clients through both formal and informal training programs;
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions;
  • Complies with and helps to enforce standard company policies and procedures;
  • Relays relevant IT-related information to the company in a timely manner;
  • Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products and other IT supplies;
  • Ensures that company assets are maintained responsibly;
  • Ensures that IT training and support are provided on an ongoing basis support for all users.

Reporting and communication

  • Be actively involved in the management meetings;
  • Ensure proper communication with the all bank staff;
  • Ensure proper communications with the other departments;
  • Be actively involved in the design and the improvement of branches’ reporting to the head office;
  • Be actively involved in monthly and quarterly reporting of Futuro Mcb;
  • Be actively involved in the preparation of the annual action plans and budgets.

Client protection principles

  • Ensure that client protection principles are understood by all Futuro Mcb personnel;
  • Ensure that all client protection principles are applied by all Futuro Mcb personnel;
  • Ensure that Futuro Mcb is practicing financial inclusion.

Experience

  • Experience of 3 plus years of progressive leadership experience in IT positions;
  •  3-5 years of experience supervising others;
  • Management experience in Mozambique in particular, or southern or eastern Africa in general preferred;
  •  Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field;
  • Be a person with a determined personality who is driven by a desire to be part of a team whose aim is to create a world class operation;
  • Above average oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Be highly motivated with a strong interest in development and social issues;
  • Demonstrate effective management and leadership skills, and an ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Should be fluent in English with strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Should be willing and able to develop similar fluency in Portuguese.

Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

September 12, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RM&E) Advisor provides technical and managerial oversight for the research, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the Ipas Mozambique program, including generation of information through research projects to increase knowledge of and access to women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights services.  This position is responsible for ensuring the appropriate measurement of results of different projects and for generating indicators that correspond to their in-country interventions.  Additionally, this position ensures data quality by overseeing the completion and verification of data and statistical analysis. The RM&E Advisor also supports the preparation of accurate donor and government reports by ensuring data is collected, entered, and cleaned properly.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts special studies and research activities in Mozambique and provides technical and administrative support to the design, data collection, statistical analysis and reporting of these projects;
  • Ensures that relevant data across all areas of programs is collected, entered in appropriate tools, and analyzed in order to share data trends with local programs staff and Ipas NC Global and influence decision making on program planning;
  • Participates in the creation of initial drafts of project reports, timelines, plans of work, and other related documents, and tracks deadlines;
  • Maintains regular communication with Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RM&E) staff in NC Global to stay up-to-date on RM&E objectives and guidelines, make sure their in-country results align, and M&E standards are being achieved;
  • Spearheads the development and revision of data collection tools and reporting formats and forms in Mozambique;
  • Oversees the implementation of M&E systems and databases in Mozambique with guidance from RM&E staff in NC Global;
  • Oversees completion and verification of data collected on Ipas supported facilities, service sites and interventions to ensure data quality;
  • Aids in the dissemination and presentation of study and research results and lessons learned. Shares M&E results and research findings to partners and external audiences, facilitating utilization of findings for program assessment and decision making on process and impact indicators of plans and programs by headquarters staff;
  • Collaborates with other Ipas units and country programs to achieve overall agency objectives
  • Communicates feedback to NC Global RM&E staff on M&E implementation issues in their country-office, supporting the implementation of Ipas’s global M&E database, Terra;
  • Assists in writing reports and proposals for donors and government offices;
  • Reviews and develops expense reports, requests checks and receipts, and collaborates with the Finance unit;
  • May oversee the work of M&E consultants and manage contracts with RM&E consulting firms;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in statistics, demography, public health, or other relevant field;
  • 5 – 7 years of related experience required;
  • 5 or more years of experience in research and evaluation required, preferably in reproductive health programs;
  • 2 or more years of extensive experience in high level data analysis required;
  • 2 or more years experience supervising data collection systems;
  • Availability to travel 25%;
  • Fluency in Portuguese and other relevant local languages;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software required (MS Office Suite);
  • Working knowledge of high level computer software packages for data analyses, as well as data interpretation and presentation, Stata preferable;
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment.

Financial Manager

September 12, 2018 Uncategorized

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CA + commercial experience.

Are you looking for opportunity to get international work experience?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expat team working at an agricultural concern in remote Mozambique
Reporting to the General Manager, with a dotted line to the South Africa Head Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the full financial function of the business and work closely with an operational team.
  • CA (SA) – NOT NEGOTIABLE;
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ post articles experience in a COMMERCIAL role;
  • Strong controls, budgets, payroll and other operational finance experience;
  • Willingness to work on remote site on a cycle of 3 months on / 10 days back in SA.
Large company benefits

Chief of Party

September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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CARE seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Transform Nutrition project supporting the development of a comprehensive multi-sector approach to nutrition through programming modeled in select districts and communities in Nampula, Mozambique. The goal of the program is to strengthen the provision of quality evidence-based interventions that affect the nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women, adolescents and children. This procurement is expected to be a five-year cooperative agreement in the $25- $49 million USD range, with a tentative release date in September 2018 and award date in late December 2018.

The Chief of Party is accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results.  The successful candidate should possess significant experience managing program, financial, and operations of USAID or other international donor-funded projects.

Location: Mozambique (Nampula or Maputo). This position is subject to project award and funding. International relocation and allowances may be available.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the completion of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables, in accordance with the project work plan;
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with USAID, project partners, and key stakeholders. Serve as the primary liaison among all project stakeholders;
  • Manage the project’s operational, financial, and administrative priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes. Create or adapt management systems in line with CARE’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs;
  • Build partnerships among international, national and community-level stakeholders;
  • Design and oversee an annual project cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycles;
  • With staff and partners, translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans. Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports, M&E reports, and other deliverables, as specified in the agreement. Report against the project’s targets;
  • Represent the project at high-level meetings, conferences, and other fora;
  • Guide team members to fulfill the project’s strategic goals and objectives;
  • Supervise and mentor senior staff, delegating responsibilities as appropriate. Clearly communicate expectations for staff performance.

Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences or related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international development project management (USAID program management required); previous Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, or senior management experience on nutrition or food security programs;
  • Experience with one or more of the following: nutrition; WASH; maternal and child health; quality improvement/quality assurance; food security; health system strengthening; M&E; and operations research.;
  • Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized international donor-supported programs, with skills in strategic planning and thinking, management, supervision and budgeting, and experience managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions.;
  • Demonstrated skills building and maintaining relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners;
  • Experience managing required programmatic and financial reporting requirements;
  • Experience with M&E is a plus;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • Experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff and teams;
  • Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing credit;
  • Previous experience in Mozambique is a strong advantage;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is required; knowledge of Portuguese is desired;
  • Ability to travel within Mozambique as required;
  • Qualified nationals of Mozambique are strongly encouraged to apply.

Director, Finance and Administration

September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for a USAID Mozambique nutrition-centered program with elements of hygiene and sanitation. The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub award management, procurement, and logistics. The Director of Finance and Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID acquisition and agreement procedures, rules and regulations. It is anticipated that the position will be based in Nampula, Mozambique and will report to the Deputy Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, sub-award management, accounting, and logistics;
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award and operations aspects of project;
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of Guatemalan laws;
  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets;
  • Manage project procurement processes;
  • Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters;
  • Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting;
  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID;
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management;
  • Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative and contract & grants staff.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is strongly preferred; or a Bachelor’s accounting degree with 12 years’ experience;
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, including overseeing the finance and operations of equally large and complex projects;
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a developing country; Mozambique experience is preferred;
  • Familiarity with USG rules and regulations for grants and contracts is required;
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles;
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing budgets of $15 million dollars or larger;
  • Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets;
  • Experience building capacity in financial management of community-based organizations and implementing partners;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and international donor agencies;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills and familiarity with accounting software (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Technical Director, Nutrition

September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 seeks a Technical Director—Nutrition for a USAID Mozambique nutrition-centered program with elements of hygiene and sanitation. The Technical Director will play the lead role in guiding the implementation of technically sound and innovative approaches, in close collaboration with Government of Mozambique and other stakeholders in the areas of nutrition, agriculture, social and behavior change, and WASH. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the technical direction of the project;
  • Provide strategic leadership on nutrition policy and programming in ways that are sensitive and beneficial to the target population;
  • Provide guidance and technical support in alignment with Government of Mozambique nutrition policies and strategies, including USAID policy priorities;
  • Contribute to program/project design, implementation, learning, and monitoring and evaluation through active collaboration with project teams;
  • Help develop internal organizational nutrition training and develop tools, guidelines, standards to improve program quality;
  • Contribute to the learning agenda by writing nutrition background documents, briefs, and presentations, including carrying out relevant literature reviews, landscape analyses, and data analysis;
  • Foster technical capacity building of field staff through technical updates, training opportunities, exchange visits, literature sharing, etc;
  • Actively engage in nutrition networks and forums to support government nutrition priorities and promote involvement of multiple government sectors, donors, and the private sector in nutrition-related initiatives;
  • Participate as the nutrition representative as it relates to nutrition initiatives in Mozambique;
  • Maintain diplomatic and high-quality interactions and clear and consistent communications internally and with partners in the field.

Qualifications:

  • Masters (MSc) in Nutrition or related field, with an emphasis on community nutrition, public health nutrition, SBCC, or other relevant sub-specialty;
  • Minimum of five years’ experience designing and implementing multi-sector nutrition programs;
  • Demonstrated significant expertise providing technical assistance to project/host country government staff working on nutrition, WASH and SBCC activities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of partners with varying interests and priorities in the fields of nutrition;
  • Prior experience in the Mozambique nutrition sector desirable, preferably including experience at the community, district, sub-national and national levels;
  • Field experience in the prevention of malnutrition and under-nutrition and a strong understanding of nutrition and related policies, strategies and programs;
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Fluent in Portuguese. Proficiency in English preferred.

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL)

September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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The MEL Director will oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of a potential USAID nutrition project implemented by FHI360 in Mozambique. S/he will develop monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, a plan to evaluate performance, capture learning, and produce timely accurate and complete reporting. The incumbent will lead, advise, and supervise staff in the development and implementation of all MEL policies, procedures, and practices. It is anticipated that the position will be based in Nampula, Mozambique. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversees the shared platform for monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of FHI360 in Mozambique;
  • Lead the design, development, planning, and implementation of project technical strategies. This includes development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research;
  • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components;
  • Lead the development and monitoring of MEL and work plans;
  • Work closely with the heads of projects to ensure compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements;
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance, developing and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements;
  • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems; and
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration and adaptation;
  • Undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems, and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions. Provide guidance on information systems for quality assurance, as well as best practices documentation and reporting;
  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, Government of DRC counterparts and other key stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience with USG funded projects, experience in Nutrition projects highly valued;
  • Ability to manage and work independently and efficiently;
  • Ability to effectively organize staff and delegate effectively;
  • Hands on experience in research, monitoring and evaluation of large projects;
  • Commitment to consistently producing accurate and timely reports;
  • Ability to work well with others including project staff, government counterparts, implementing agencies;
  • Excellent written/spoken English and Portuguese.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field required;
  • 8+ years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and research efforts;
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Strong skills using MS Excel Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software program (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas) and experience training others in its use is highly desirable;
  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods;
  • Experience with a USG-funded project as well a health-related projects is preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills;
  • Extensive experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Proficient in Portuguese and English (fluency preferred).

This job description 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 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Project Manager

September 4, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Organisation

  • Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
  • We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
  • Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
  • We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
  • We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
  • In Mozambique, we are working to eradicate early marriage and early pregnancy through projects that focus on adolescent girls in Inhambane and Nampula. These projects are programmed along our three strategic pillars: Girl Education, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, and Youth Economic Empowerment. Our work is gender transformative and includes influencing work at national and sub-regional level.

Purpose

The project manager will be responsible for the implementation of the 18+ project in Inhambane Program Area, which is expected to start in October 2018 for a period of three years.

18+ in Mozambique is part of a larger sub-regional program that aims to “Strengthening civil society to end child marriage in eastern and southern Africa”, also implemented in Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Zambia and is implemented by Plan International Mozambique and two non-profit, independent, local civil society partner organisations: Parlamento Juvenil (Youth Parliament) and HOPEM. Together, they will ensure fruitful knowledge transfer, and make a joint contribution to achieve the project aims of ending child marriage and preventing early pregnancies in Mozambique and eastern and southern Africa. The project aims at establishing a connection between the micro and macro levels, and at creating structures at every level to intensify knowledge exchange and political influence.

The 18+ Mozambique project will be implemented in Inhambane Province. It aims to change norms and values in Mozambican society that justify EM and EP by working directly together with community leadership and youth, particularly adolescent girls.

Dimensions of the Role

The Project Manager will need to ensure a high level of interactions between Plan, partners, communities and other stakeholders, both in Mozambique as well as in the sub-region. The PM will lead and provide technical expertise in planning, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation. In addition, the job holder is responsible for ensuring timely quality reporting to stakeholders including highly demanding back donors.

The post holder will be posted in Inhambane. He/she will report to the Plan Program Area Manager.  The project manager will be responsible and accountable for the management and coordination of the project’s budget (EUR 500.000), its activities and the achievement of results.

The Project Manager is also responsible for partnership management in line with Plan International’s approach “Building Better Partnership”, to advance Children’s’ Rights and Equality for Girls.

Accountabilities

  • Monitors project implementation through regular visits, meetings with community and other stakeholders and make informed decisions as necessary;
  • Manages the carrying out of baseline studies and the implementation of Project Review Findings and establish strategic priorities for program changes based on the findings;
  •   Ensure the collection, storing & management and analysis of good data to inform decision making;
  • Coordinates all actions with partners, and integrate 18+ project objectives/activities with stakeholders and provides training as necessary;
  • Leads project staff (partners and Plan), builds the capacity of staff and communities through training and identifies gaps in performance and coaches towards good performance;
  • Guides and leads the project team in monitoring and checking of budget and expenditure, as required by the donor coordinates with the PA Finance department for budget management;
  • Prepares all monthly, quarterly and annual project work plans and reports required by Plan Mozambique and the donor and by other project stakeholders and beneficiaries as appropriate;
  • Document experiences and lessons learned through participatory approaches and share with stakeholders and civil society.

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) is fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Essential

  • Degree in Social Sciences/Education or related discipline;
  • 7 years’ work related experience on advocacy at national and provincial levels;
  • Knowledge and Experience in project management cycle;
  • Strong experience in report writing;
  • Familiarity with national policies and programmes in SRH or Education;
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively for execution with limited resources;
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision;
  • Strong planning and organizational skills;
  • Programme management skills with an excellent grasp of programming concepts
  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • High-level advocacy skills;
  • Facilitation and negotiation skills;
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications

Desirable

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or other equivalent

Note that this position is subject to project approval by the donor.

Annual remuneration – 2,520,000.00MT plus benefits

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Child Protection Policy.

As an international child-centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

Project Accountant

September 4, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Organisation

  • Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
  • We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
  • Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
  • We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
  • We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
  • In Mozambique, we are working to eradicate early marriage and early pregnancy through projects that focus on adolescent girls in Inhambane and Nampula. These projects are programmed along our three strategic pillars: Girl Education, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, and Youth Economic Empowerment. Our work is gender transformative and includes influencing work at national and sub-regional level.

Purpose

This role will provide timely and reliable project financial information and analysis that leads to effective decision making for the project. The project accountant assists the Project Manager in all financial transactions accurately and on time recording and reporting. The project accountant will provide support to the implementing partner to ensure adherence to Plan and donor financial procedures.

Dimensions of the Role

  • The post holder is responsible for the project cash, budget monitoring, and financial reporting and analysis;
  • The post holder is also in charge of any financial capacity building activities required of partners;
  • The post holder ensures that the project is audit ready at all times.

Accountabilities

  • Monitor budget versus expenditure for the grant;
  • Support partner organisations in financial management and reporting;
  • Update Indicative Funding Budgets in consultation with Project Manager;
  • Reviews the budgets for the project and budget modifications and submit the same to the Program Area Accountant for incorporation into project budgets;
  • Carry out correct postings of project expenditures on time, with quality in the system in use (SAP);
  • Reviews Project financial reports investigating project variances before submitting to the Project Manager and Program Area Accountant;
  • Ensure compliance with donor requirements on financial issues for the grant;
  • Prepare and submits monthly grant BVA (Budget versus Actual) to the Project Manager;
  • Grants Audit Planning and preparation of TORs for submission to the Project Manager;
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the audit of the grant as per the contractual agreement;
  • Regular field visits to all project areas to verify that resources are optimally used;
  • Liaise with respective technical advisors and grant coordinators to assess the partner in the financial management;
  • Assist Project Coordinators in conducting financial training programs for partners involved in the implementation of the project.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or equivalent qualification;
  • High level of advisory skills;
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role working in a computerized accounting office in an NGO set up;
  • Strong experience in working with donor funded projects e.g EU, CIDA, DFID, etc;
  • Strong Analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities;
  • Ability to interpret and work in accordance with laid down procedures;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of using SAP

 

Please note that this position is subject to project approval by the donor.

Annual remuneration – 1,560.000.00MT plus benefits

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Child Protection Policy.

As an international child-centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

Senior Technical Nutrition Advisor, Nutrition Activity

August 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is seeking a Nutrition Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded nutrition activity. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to PATH and final USAID approval of the candidate. The Nutrition Advisor will be responsible for the overall strategy development and implementation of the nutrition activities relevant to this project and will provide technical support on implementation to achieve project goals Nutrition Advisor will work with the monitoring and evaluation team to achieve project targets.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the smooth, efficient and effective start-up and ongoing implementation of the nutrition components of the project including linkages with other project components;
  • Ensure development of detailed implementation plans, collection of appropriate baseline and monitoring data, as needed, clear process and impact indicators, and effective project monitoring and evaluation procedures to ensure accountability and make improvements in these target areas;
  • Guarantee timely and accurate donor reporting;
  • Provide sectoral leadership for all nutrition activities relevant to this project;
  • Seek to continuously improve programs, initiate new project implementation strategies as needed, and plan for expansion of project impact, as appropriate;
  • In partnership with the other key staff, establish and maintain good relationships with project co-implementers; government ministries and departments; NGOs working in the area and other key stakeholders. Attend coordination meetings as appropriate. Ensure that activities are coordinated with relevant stakeholders, including communities.

Required Experience

  • Master’s degree in Nutrition, international health, is required;
  • Demonstrated progressive experience with increasing responsibility focused in integrated programming of nutrition, child health, early childhood development, and SBCC;
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in providing technical expertise to host government(s) for the areas of care, treatment, and prevention of malnutrition;
  • Experience working with nutrition-sensitive agriculture and livelihoods programs;
  • Prior experience developing and managing community-based health programs in developing countries;
  • Experience working in health systems strengthening;
  • Extensive experience working in Africa, preferably Mozambique;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Local nationals are encouraged to apply.

Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor, Nutrition

August 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Nutrition Activity. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to PATH and final USAID approval of the candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities under the program;
  • Develop and manage the Project‘s Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP);
  • Develop and maintain systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program;
  • Analyze monthly data and support training of M&E personnel in quality assurance;
  • In collaboration with program and field staff, ensure successful implementation of M&E strategies and performance monitoring plans;
  • Ensure quality, consistency and adherence to standards and best practices for M&E across the program, including data quality and use;
  • Work collaboratively with key headquarters and country program staff to plan M&E activities, budgets, timelines, and level of effort requests;
  • Lead quarterly and annual reporting for USAID;
  • Contribute to work plans, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence;
  • Promote and support knowledge management and sharing efforts both internally and externally, including participation in internal and external communities of practice and contribute to PATH’s knowledge management sites;
  • Mentor junior M&E staff at headquarters and in the field as needed.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, social work, monitoring & evaluation, demography, biostatistics, statistics, analytics or a related field is required. A Master’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive, performance-based programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to be the senior technical specialist and as a senior subject matter expert in data analytics;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, and/or Business Intelligence tools;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data quality analyses and make recommendations based on findings;
  • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Mozambique’s health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and working experience in the use of mapping and other similar tools (including computer software programs) to target program interventions and resources; and;
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English and Portuguese.

Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Deputy Chief of Party, Nutrition Activity

August 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Nutrition Activity. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to PATH and final USAID approval of the candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance, technical assistance, and mentorship;
  • Assist the Chief of Party with all technical and management aspects of project implementation;
  • Serve as acting Chief of Party when necessary and in that role, represent the project to the USAID Mozambique Mission, other US government representatives, Mozambican officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders;
  • Lead development of scopes of work and/or memorandums of understanding for project partners, collaborators, and consultants, and provide technical oversight and management of partner and consultant activities;
  • Closely monitor implementation of project activities against approved work plans and budgets, and ensure timely completion of outcomes and achievement of targets;
  • Lead development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables;
  • Provide oversight of program monitoring, evaluation, and learning opportunities, and lead data analysis and learning processes to ensure project activities are results based approaches;
  • Establish and maintain strong working partnerships with all project partners and stakeholders;
  • Work closely with project staff and partners to identify, document, and disseminate best practices.

Required Experience

  • Master’s degree in public health or closely related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing large-scale, multi-year government-funded programs in health;
  • Strong experience managing and/or implementing nutrition activities;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage programs, including previously serving in a senior management role in Mozambique;
  • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships;
  • Experience with USAID and US government rules and regulations;
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English and Portuguese.

Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

Chief of Party, Nutrition Activity

August 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Nutrition Activity.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality technical and strategic leadership, administrative and managerial oversight, and monitoring throughout project implementation;
  • Manage effective activity implementation and use of resources to achieve project outcomes;
  • Monitor work plans, budgets, and finances in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and PATH policies and procedures;
  • Serve as project representative to the USAID Mozambique Mission, other US government representatives, Mozambican officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders;
  • Establish and maintain strong working partnerships with all project partners and stakeholders;
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that project outcomes are accomplished and targets reached on time and within budget;
  • Oversee the development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables;
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with PATH policies and applicable Mozambican;
  • Recruit to meet evolving project demands;
  • Identify project staff learning needs and provide technical assistance, guidance, and mentoring to project team on technical issues related to project implementation.

Required Experience

  • A Master’s degree in public health or related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing large, complex projects of a similar nature;
  • Proven professional experience working with host country governments and counterparts, international donor organizations, civil society, and private sector is highly desired, preferably to implement nutrition focused programming;
  • Strong experience designing, implementing, and managing nutrition and health systems strengthening projects;
  • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project;
  • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships;
  • Experience with USAID and US government rules and regulations;
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English and Portuguese.

Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

Director of Finance & Adminstration, Nutrition Activity

August 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for an anticipated USAID-funded Nutrition Activity. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to PATH and final USAID approval of the candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain project accounts in accordance with PATH policy and procedures;
  • Ensure project expenditures are in accordance with the approved budget, project contract, and USAID policies and cost principles;
  • Develop and manage project budget and pipeline to ensure the project operates within the approved obligation and budget ceiling;
  • Monitor monthly financial performance in relation to budgets and forecasts, obligated funds, commitments, and advances to subcontractors and consultants;
  • Provide detailed analysis of costs, budgets, contract, and funding agency requirements as needed.

Required Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field;
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience required, including administration of USAID contracts, financial management, direct project management;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management, and procurement is required;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID regulations and control systems. Familiarity with Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations under 2 CFR 200;
  • Demonstrated expertise in administration of USAID contracts, financial management, and direct project management;
  • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are essential. Strong analytical and computer skills, especially spreadsheet and financial analysis;
  • Demonstrated of management of partner budgets and contracts, ability to build relationships;
  • Ability to manage diverse team and work with technical staff;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese required.

Must have legal authorization to work in Mozambique.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

Office and Logistics Coordinator

August 9, 2018 Uncategorized

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Project Summary:

The Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism and Services (MMEMS) team provides on-the-ground support on performance monitoring, data verification, gender, impact evaluation, output, and environmental compliance, and collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) assistance to USAID/Mozambique. The MMEMS main office is in Maputo, with field offices in Quelimane and Nampula.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, s/he will work closely with MMEMS staff to ensure efficient management and implementation of the MMEMS project. This position is for Nampula.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry as needed and maintain files and databases for project implementation and records, filing in both hard and electronic copies;
  • Perform other administrative and clerical duties as needed (Photocopy, collate and file documents as required);
  • Assist with the organization and filing of information and supporting documents pertaining to the implementation of the project, as requested;
  • Keep records of employees’ sick days, overtime and vacation days per USAID and MSI policies, reporting to HR Manager;
  • Ensure that the principles and general policies and conditions of MSI, as they pertain to Cooperating Country Nationals, remain competitive and up-to-date;
  • Conduct recruiting for short term contract in Quelimane;
  • Oversee and ensure that Quelimane office functions (printing, communications, delivery, transport, IT systems and equipment, etc.) are functioning effectively;
  • Assist with the procurement of office supplies and materials (e.g. for workshops) and ensure an adequate supply of office materials (paper, toner, stationary, cleaning substances, toiletries, etc.) and office communications (phone cards, etc.);
  • Ensure confidentiality of all staff personal information;
  • Arrange hotel reservations and transportation for project activity teams;
  • Take the lead in arranging for and receiving USAID and accompanying visitors at the Quelimane office;
  • Coordinate and arrange office space, internet connectivity, access to printing for electronic documents, photocopying, and related office support for all USAID and accompanying visitors;
  • Perform other USAID support and liaison activities as assigned by the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party, and the Director of Finance and Administration;
  • Monitor daily security of facility performing checks on visitors and their location assignment in office areas;
  • Screen and monitor individuals entering and leaving the reception and immediately report any suspicious behavior;
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time by the supervisors.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in HR and administrative management in Mozambique;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field;
  • High degree of maturity and ability to work collaboratively with multiple partners and vendors; strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work;
  • Experience managing staff in multiple locations;
  • Experience with USAID-funded project preferred;
  • Professional working knowledge of English; fluency in Portuguese;
  • Experience in the usage of MS Office package (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).

Gender Advisor and Communications Specialist, MMEMS

August 7, 2018 Uncategorized

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Project Summary:

The Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism and Services (MMEMS) project provides on-the-ground support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact evaluation, output, and environmental compliance of USAID/Mozambique activities. The MMEMS main office will be based in Maputo; field offices will be based in Quelimane and Nampula.

Please note: Only Mozambican citizens are eligible for this position.

Position Summary:

The general responsibility of the Gender Advisor is to provide technical support to the MMEMS project to implement the project’s gender strategy and to ensure that all project activities are gender sensitive.  The Gender Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and will work closely with senior MMEMS staff to ensure the smooth and compliant implementation of the MMEMS program, especially relating to gender issues.

Period of Performance:

The project period of performance will be five years. MSI will issue a yearly contract per each completed year.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase MMEMS staff and partner organization gender (and other marginalized groups) awareness and ability to integrate gender in all of MMEMS work. Within MMEMS this is likely to include;
  • Improving the ability of staff to consider and integrate gender in all the work they do;
  • Instilling a sense of responsibility among staff to apply a gender lens to their work and hold them accountable for doing so;
  • Examining our production processes for analytic and learning work to ensure that gender is integrated in each step;
  • Reviewing draft products to ensure quality;
  • Facilitate development pragmatic gender strategies and program interventions which will lead to positive gender equality outcomes. This includes developing the MMEMS Gender Action Plan (in partnership with sub-contractor IRIS) as required in the MMEMS contract;
  • Collaborate closely with Gender Units of USAID, Gender Units of GOM, and partner organizations in the design, adaptation and delivery of gender training materials based on the cultural context of Mozambique;
  • Advise and support MMEMS partners in planning, managing and implementing joint activities relating to gender;
  • Work with various MMEMS monitoring and evaluation teams to ensure best practice in promoting gender equality;
  • In addition to focusing on gender issues, also assist MMEMS, USAID and implementing partners to effectively consider other marginalized groups, such as LBGTI and youth;
  • Review USAID and IP indicators to ensure adequate attention to gender;
  • Promote, facilitate and support effective integration of gender equality issues across MMEMS and partner activities, using tailor made training, mentoring, and development/application of relevant tools to support this process;
  • Deliver high quality training in incorporating gender and marginalized groups;
  • Provide technical support to the collection and analysis of gender and age disaggregated data throughout all MMEMS activities;
  • In partnership with MMEMS sub-contractor, participate in the annual Gender Assessment, as required by the MMEMS contract;
  • Advise and assist in the development of gender-sensitive training and orientation materials and the adaptation of existing resources;
  • Build strategic alliances with other key actors and advocate for gender sensitive programming in the context of MMEMS;
  • Establish and facilitate a Gender Community of Practice including USAID, implementing partners, local organizations and GOM professionals;
  • Accompany, as necessary, MMEMS STTA teams in meetings with subcontractors, USAID implementing partners, GOM officials, and other groups and provide gender equality technical advice to support the achievement of project outcomes;
  • Encourage male and female staff of partner organizations to participate in gender training workshops and to take part in MMEMS gender activities;
  • Lead MMEMS external communication efforts, consistent with USAID policies;
  • Support a positive working and team environment in the MMEMS community;
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Chief of Party and agreed upon by the technical team.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s (master’s preferred) degree in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, management, and/or other relevant field;
  • At least six (6) years of experience working on donor-funded mechanisms;
  • Experience in the design, implementation Gender Action Plan;
  • Experience facilitating development pragmatic gender strategies and program interventions;
  • Experience in the gender dimensions of monitoring and evaluation;
  • Professional working knowledge of English; fluency in Portuguese;
  • Extensive experience in report writing and strong communication skills;
  • Extensive experience in providing quality report and evaluation presentations;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USG policies related to evaluation and performance management.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Office Manager and USAID Liasons, MMEMS

August 7, 2018 Uncategorized

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Project Summary:

The Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism and Services (MMEMS) team provides on-the-ground support on performance monitoring, data verification, gender, impact evaluation, output, and environmental compliance, and collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) assistance to USAID/Mozambique. The MMEMS main office is in Maputo, with field offices in Quelimane and Nampula.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, s/he will work closely with MMEMS staff to ensure efficient management and implementation of the MMEMS project. This position is for Nampula.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry as needed and maintain files and databases for project implementation and records, filing in both hard and electronic copies;
  • Perform other administrative and clerical duties as needed (Photocopy, collate and file documents as required);
  • Assist with the organization and filing of information and supporting documents pertaining to the implementation of the project, as requested;
  • Keep records of employees’ sick days, overtime and vacation days per USAID and MSI policies, reporting to HR Manager;
  • Ensure that the principles and general policies and conditions of MSI, as they pertain to Cooperating Country Nationals, remain competitive and up-to-date;
  • Conduct recruiting for short term contract in Quelimane;
  • Oversee and ensure that Quelimane office functions (printing, communications, delivery, transport, IT systems and equipment, etc.) are functioning effectively;
  • Assist with the procurement of office supplies and materials (e.g. for workshops) and ensure an adequate supply of office materials (paper, toner, stationary, cleaning substances, toiletries, etc.) and office communications (phone cards, etc.);
  • Ensure confidentiality of all staff personal information;
  • Arrange hotel reservations and transportation for project activity teams;
  • Take the lead in arranging for and receiving USAID and accompanying visitors at the Quelimane office;
  • Coordinate and arrange office space, internet connectivity, access to printing for electronic documents, photocopying, and related office support for all USAID and accompanying visitors;
  • Perform other USAID support and liaison activities as assigned by the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party, and the Director of Finance and Administration;
  • Monitor daily security of facility performing checks on visitors and their location assignment in office areas;
  • Screen and monitor individuals entering and leaving the reception and immediately report any suspicious behavior;
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time by the supervisors.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in HR and administrative management in Mozambique;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field;
  • High degree of maturity and ability to work collaboratively with multiple partners and vendors; strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work;
  • Experience managing staff in multiple locations;
  • Experience with USAID-funded project preferred;
  • Professional working knowledge of English; fluency in Portuguese;
  • Experience in the usage of MS Office package (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Chief Financial Officer

August 6, 2018 Uncategorized

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Our clients passion is to see people thriving in rural Mozambique and their calling is to do this through profitable business in the agricultural sector.

They have started looking for a CFO to be part of their dynamic executive team to take their client to the next level.

Chief financial Officer

Basic Function:

The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Principal accountabilities are:

Planning

  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives;
  • Participation in daily / weekly / monthly scheduled meetings by Management;
  • Decision making impacting finances;
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans;
  • Manage completion and monitoring of the budgets that align to these plans;
  • Regular meetings of management – financial impact monitoring;
  • Fiscal compliance monitoring;
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction – KPI’s;
  • Regular – weekly Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment and manage accordingly within these parameters;
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

Operations

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team;
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team;
  • Manage the accounting, tax, and treasury functions within the company;
  • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced (Eg. IT);
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems;
  • Implement operational/financial best practices.

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information (management accounts);
  • Oversee the annual audit and issue the annual financial statements and any other financial statutory requirements.

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile;
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems;
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
    5. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors;
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations;
  • Determine appropriate risk mitigating instruments to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company’s borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions.

Funding

  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts;
  • Arrange for or be involved in debt and equity financing.

Third Parties

  • Maintain relationships with bankers and key suppliers;
  • Represent the company with bankers and investors.

Ideal profile sought

Education

  • Suitable Financial Degrees (Bachelors & Honors);
  • Chartered Accountant would be preferable but Financial Articles a minimum.

Experience

  • At least 7 years in a commercial environment;
  • Poultry industry or other relevant food processing/manufacturing would be preferable;
  • Impeccable track record with strong business and operational acumen.

Cultural

  • Christ centered life and thinking an imperative;
  • Portuguese speaking would be preferable but if not, willingness to learn the language is important.

Remunaration

Compensation will be paid in Mozambican Meticals. Initial level will be equal to $5000 net a month and will thereafter be fixed at the appropriate MT level. The company does not take responsibility for exchange rate changes. Assuming the rate remains at the current MT60/$1 – this equals to MT300000 and is a gross amount of cost to company of approximately MT430000 a month or MT5,1mn annually excluding any bonuses. The latter will be paid at discretion of the directors when budgeted targets are met.

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