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Territory Manager

May 11, 2018 Uncategorized

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Role synopsis

The Territory Manager Retail will be responsible for driving business performance in the Value Chain within the Retail Channel in a defined geography to ensure superior execution of fuel sales offers by ensuring business profitability and adherence to the highest HSSE and operating standards. Additional offers such as Convenience sales may form a part of the Territory Manager’s responsibility.

Key accountabilities

  • Spend 80% of the time interacting with business partners and provide expert knowledge and support to ensure operational excellence and standard application of operating standards.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and performance trends and determine appropriate actions to address any issues to optimise the business and deliver best-in-class customer service.
  • To execute all programmes that are developed by other functions to ensure BP achieves /maintain its leadership position in the market.
  • To act as a professional advisor and assume leadership between BP and it’s customer base to ensure that the Company’s operating and HSSE standards are met and ,in so doing, derive maximum value from our capital investments.
  • To ensure House-keeping is maintained at all retail sites via daily water checks & record system to be checked weekly or monthly on visits
  • To support the Petrol Guarantee/Customer Complain Process
  • To log all quality events and accepted customer complaints into Traction and close the actions as necessary
  • Timeously close or develop plans to close actions identified during Retail Site QC Assessments.

Essential Education

A tertiary qualification in business/ marketing or sales discipline is desirable.

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years of working experience within a Sales environment.
  • Self-motivated and performance driven with a passion for excellence.

Desirable criteria and qualifications

  • Skilful application in the ability to work in ways that achieve remarkable performance.
  • Skilful application in the ability to embrace the changing business environment.
  • Basic application in the ability to willingly take the lead when needed.
  • Expert in the ability to work with others to make a real difference.
  • Skilful application in the ability to make informed and effective decisions.
    Basic application in the ability to create innovative solutions to business challenges

About BP

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of nearly 100,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 100 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

BP Southern Africa (BPSA) is part of the global BP group. The major markets of BPSA are in South Africa and Mozambique.

BPSA has 5 main businesses operating in Southern Africa:
– The Southern Africa Fuels Value Chain (SA FVC), which is responsible for the refining, marketing, wholesaling and supply of liquid fuels;
– Air BP, which supplies quality jet fuels to the aviation community;
– BP Marine, a leading supplier of fuels, lubricants and technical services to the marine industry;
– LPG, which supplies safe and reliable liquefied petroleum gas;
– BP Lubricants, which markets and supplies high quality, high value lubricants, the most famous being the Castrol brand.

BPSA is a dynamic company that aims to attract and develop talent of high caliber. A career with BP is rewarding and challenging, and opportunities for further growth and development are abundant.

Medical Director

April 25, 2018 Uncategorized

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Project Description

The Medical Director, in close collaboration with the Technical Director and project team members, will develop and implement quality evidence-based HIV/AIDS technical approaches to ensure integrated approaches for all HIV-related services. The Medical Director will ensure ongoing mentoring, training, and supervision of field project staff. The Medical Director will work with a great deal of independence and will exercise independent judgment in performing a wide variety of duties. The Medical Directors will be based in each project implementation provincial office namely; Niassa, Sofala, Manica, Tete and Zambezia.

Job Summary

  • Play key role in supervising the planning and implementation of all project activities, ensuring that all activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to the agreed work plans. Serve as a senior member of the team responsible for the provision of technical assistance to partners.
  • Develop and update standards for HIV/AIDS (VCT, PICT, PMTCT, PEP, HIV/TB clinical care, laboratory services, and infectious diseases).
  • Lead assessments and analysis of baseline studies that impede access to care, and the development and testing of appropriate strategies for long-term, sustainable resolution.
  • Lead performance improvement/quality improvement interventions in collaboration with HQ.
  • Work closely with Technical Director and Ministry of Health (MoH) to design and implement appropriate measures to address project and (MoH) needs and to incorporate them into project annual work plans.
  • Work closely with project team in the Provincial Office to implement project and achieve project goals.
  • Develop training plan for staff including clinical training skills
  • Provide training, follow-up support and supportive supervision as necessary with activities and develop evidence-based, gender-appropriate clinical training materials and standards, supervisory systems, and other materials needed for implementation in relation to HIV/AIDS.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and develop technical capacity in provincial and national programs and technical staff.
  • Ensure that the activities are technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the project needs
  • Assist in the identification and dissemination of best practices and new technical strategies and approaches.
  • Develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations.
  • Participate in Technical Working Groups in MISAU, CDC and USAID.
  • Participate in the development of project annual work plans and semi-annual reports
  • Provide technical input during the development of Project long-term strategies and reporting.
  • Promote and coordinate technical knowledge harvesting within the organization.
  • Keep the Technical Director and other project staff informed of successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementing programs in areas of technical expertise.
  • Identify and disseminate best practices and new technical strategies and approaches in areas of expertise to project team members.
  • Manage and maintain monthly and quarterly technical assistance plans for the project.
  • Manage project monitoring and evaluation efforts and the project’s performance monitoring plan.
  • Supervise field staff.

Qualifications

  • MD, Masters or Post Graduate degree in Public Health or a relevant field
  • 5 – 10-year experience in a relevant position
  • Extensive experience in managing USAID funded programs
  • Extensive experience managing HIV/AID service strengthening projects
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

Director, Strategic Information

April 20, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director, Strategic Information for the upcoming USAID-funded Efficiencies in Clinical HIV/AIDS Outcomes (ECHO) Activity in Mozambique. The Director, Strategic Information, who will be based with the project management team in Beira, Sofala Province, will be in close contact with the Maputo-based USAID SI team and will stay up to date with OGAC guidance on strategic planning and strategic information. He/she will be responsible for the design, implementation, and technical quality of all monitoring, evaluation and research activities on the project.

The Director , Strategic Information will be located at ECHO project headquarters in Beira, Sofala Province. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development of the project’s Performance Monitoring and Learning Plan; development and monitoring of project indicators; implementation of baseline, midterm and end line studies; oversight of data collection and analysis; synthesis of data and study outcome reports; quality assurance and auditing of data.
  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and rapid/special studies. Lead efforts to identify key research questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for addressing and supporting HIV/AIDS initiatives in Mozambique.
  • Lead a robust “collaboration, learning and adaptation” agenda for the program, designing and implementing mechanisms for continuous learning, collaboration and adaptation for project staff, partners, donors, host country government counterparts and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors.
  • Ensure that data from the project is fed into national health management information systems and promote its use among stakeholders for learning and policy development and programming.
  • Build capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, and research and learning methods.
  • Ensure all research and evaluation conducted under the project include a gender focus that promotes gender equitable programming.
  • Ensure research implementation adheres to FHI 360 and international policies and standards and remains technically and ethically sound. Usher research protocols through FHI 360 Internal Review Board and national external review processes.
  • Monitor and maintain relevant protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Oversee a team of monitoring, evaluation and research staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members.
  • Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence.
  • Deliver presentations at professional meetings and conferences.

The Director, Strategic Information will have the following qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in statistics, biostatistics, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, data management, monitoring and evaluation, or information systems or related degree in public health, demography, health management, social science, etc.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the field of M&E, Information Systems, or Strategic Information related to health projects with some experience in public health
  • At least five years of experience in collecting, analyzing, and managing donor funded project data
  • In-depth familiarity with PEPFAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting 2.0 (MER) indicators and definitions and will provide oversight and guidance on all measurement aspects of ECHO.
  • Strong quantitative or mixed-method and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to influence program policy and operational decisions, demonstrated by previous experience in leading the development and implementation of instruments, tools, and or protocols used in the measurement of program outcomes
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow
  • Strong skills using MS Excel and Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management and presentation software program (SAS, SPSS) and experience training others in its use is highly desirable.
  • Strong oral, writing, and presentation skills in Portuguese and English are required; two or more years of experience living or working in Mozambique or another developing country is preferable.

Warehouse Manager

April 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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PRI is recruiting a Warehouse Manager based at Beira.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure that the warehouse works efficiently, hygienically, and safely in the warehouse infrastructure
  • Supervise, organize, direct and train warehouse employees.
  • Manage workflow and quality to maximize efficiency and minimize time
  • Ensure that all warehouse personnel are properly trained and competent to carry out the work.
  • Take immediate action to eliminate or isolate unsafe conditions.
  • Supervision and logistics management

Skills

  • 5 years experience in warehouse management.
  • Bachelor in management and administration or similar
  • Experience in team management and logistics.
  • Communicative, dynamic and a high sense of responsibility.
  • Problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese (spoken and written)
  • High analytical and problem-solving ability

Customer Experience Partner

April 4, 2018 Uncategorized

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The role of the Customer Experience Partner is to actively build strong relationships with customers to gain an understanding of their business and deliver an excellent end to end customer experience. As part of the Customer Experience Team, you will work closely with allocated Sales representatives and operations teams to increase share of wallet for existing customers and to identify opportunities to gain new business.

We offer

This is an opportunity to work in a commercial team where you will regularly engage with customers. You will be tasked with delivering a best in class service to customers in the one touch sales engagement segment and passport customers while ensuring above industry average to our customers.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensures consistent end to end Customer Experience delivery in line with the brand standards
  • Handle incoming customer services queries, issues, and exception management
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction and all interaction with Beira export customers and all one touch import and export customers
  • Full understanding of customers’ business drivers, needs and requirements
  • Works closely with Global Service Centre and Shared Service teams to attain effective delivery of all customer outputs
  • Contribute to sales pipeline, segmentation and accurate forecasting
  • Follow up on opportunities as required
  • Proactive sales calls to targeted customers
  • Ensure all products and services are sold to the customer to maximise Safmarine profitability
  • Promoting the Safmarine Brand in daily interactions through various channels
  • Drives and builds strong relationships with customers
  • Implements Safmarine Customer differentiation program, Passport, to deliver a distinct experience to identified customers
  • Consistently deliver on all elements of Passport Program
  • Reefer Segment process expert
  • Focus on Simplification initiatives; promoting Standardisation, Automation and Digitisation
  • End to End experience for One touch portfolio
  • After hours’ duties as required

We are looking for

  • Customer Focus
  • Reliability
  • Problem Solver
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Self-Driven
  • Results Orientated
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive

Pediatrician/Neonatologist

April 4, 2018 Uncategorized

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REQUIREMENTS

  • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery with further specialisation or equivalent title in Paediatrics/Neonatology
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken Portuguese
  • Solid experience in paediatrics and neonatology
  • Previous experience in Paediatrics Developing Countries
  • Previous experience in managing health cooperation projects

KEY DUTIES

The Project Manager will be responsible of the overall coordination and implementation of project activities.

As Paediatrician/Neonatologist, he/she will:

  • supervise and support the quality of services provided in the Department of Pediatrics and in the city’s Health Centers, in order to decrease the rate of neonatal death-morbidity
  • ensure support for the training of paramedical staff of the Department of Pediatrics
  • collaborate in operational research and scientific documentation activities

Director of Strategic Information

April 3, 2018 Uncategorized

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The director of strategic information will be in close contact with the strategic information (SI) team at USAID based in Maputo and will be conversant with the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator’s latest guidelines on strategic planning and information. The director of strategic information will have in-depth knowledge of monitoring, evaluation, and reporting indicators and definitions and will provide oversight and guidance on all aspects of ECHO related to measurement. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical direction on SI issues, including research; provide guidance on how to use routinely collected data to monitor, evaluate, and report on the program in ways that will improve its performance
  • Liaise with USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other partners involved in SI implementation
  • Identify short- and long-term objectives for the project that will help strengthen information systems in Mozambique and develop proposals to accomplish these objectives
  • Oversee data quality assessments and provide feedback on them to the project’s staff, USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other partners involved in SI implementation to reinforce quality standards
  • Direct the implementation of the District Health Information System 2 or other information systems and the use of data-collection and management tools
  • Implement training and on-going technical mentorship programs on strategic information and monitoring and evaluation for project staff, including clinical staff based in the districts
  • Ensure that the program’s reported activity data are verified through quality assurance procedures; ensure that reports on the project’s progress for USAID, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AID Relief, and other stakeholders are timely and of a high quality
  • Oversee the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets to support SI activities
  • Attend national and international SI-related technical meetings to inform and improve program planning and implementation

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in statistics, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, data management, information systems, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, information systems, or strategic information related to health projects; some experience in public health
  • Minimum of five years of experience collecting, analyzing, and managing the data of donor-funded projects
  • Demonstrated ability to influence program policy and operational decisions or protocols used in the measurement of program outcomes
  • Experience leading the development and implementation of instruments, tools, or protocols used to measure program outcomes
  • Strong skills in word processing, Excel, and other programs used to analyze and present data
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Strong speaking and writing communications skills in Portuguese and English required

This position is based in Beira, Mozambique.

Deputy Chief of Party: Operations

April 3, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Deputy Chief of Party: Operations functions as the chief financial officer and manager of all financial aspects of the contract. The successful candidate will function as the principal point of contact with USAID in these areas. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall management and oversight to project operations including but not limited to accounting/finance, human resources, logistics, procurement, and subcontracts and grants
  • Develop financial and operations systems and internal control measures for the main project office and any regional offices to ensure accordance with U.S. government regulations and Chemonics’ standard corporate field accounting policies
  • Ensure support teams including administration, finance, and logistics function efficiently to support project implementation
  • Prepare budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for USAID/Mozambique
  • Supervise and build the capacity of local finance and operations staff
  • Conduct internal and coordinate external financial audits
  • Participate and engage in management meetings and maintain positive relationships with government and Ministry of Health officials, project partners, and implementing partners

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance, or related field. A track record of 10 years of experience managing grants or contracts of a similar scope of work and budget may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.
  • At least 8 years of experience managing grants or contracts for private sector, universities, international NGOs or other organizations with similar scopes of work
  • Experience and knowledge in fiscally managing all aspects of at least one large multi-million US dollar contract funded by an international donor
  • Demonstrated skills in organizing, tracking, and monitoring resources and establishing priorities
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in Portuguese and English

This position is based in Beira, Mozambique.

Technical Director

April 3, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Technical Director shall report to the Chief of Party and will be responsible for the technical direction and technical outcomes of ECHO. The Technical Director and key technical advisors will have a two-way relationship and will share in the implementation of the technical principles guiding the program. He/she will provide guidance in achieving all objectives of the program. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work with the chief of party to provide management, leadership, oversight, and overall coordination of technical activities
  • Support the chief of party to develop and implement key management systems that will support project planning, reporting, and performance management
  • Oversee and review all technical writing products and deliverables
  • Support the provision of technical guidance in relevant project areas
  • Identify challenges, obstacles, and difficulties affecting project implementation, develop strategies to solve these problems, and work with the chief of party and USAID as needed to implement these strategies
  • Lead project work planning and reporting and contribute to contract deliverables

Qualifications

  • A medical degree or a doctoral level degree in public health or related field
  • At least 10 years of experience in clinical service delivery of HIV related interventions
  • Strong skills in data use and interpretation
  • Ability to perform at a senior policy level
  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level participating or advising in high level MOH meetings/discussions/boards
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring similar programs and interpreting and utilizing national level data
  • Strong oral and written skills in Portuguese and English

This position is based in Beira, Mozambique

Chief of Party

April 3, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Chief of Party is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, monitoring, and management of the performance of the contract and for the vision, strategic direction, and management of the project to achieve the objectives and expected outcomes of the project. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction while ensuring compliance with USAID requirements, U.S. government regulations, and Chemonics policies and procedures
  • Liaise with USAID/Mozambique, the government of Mozambique, Ministry of Health, civil society organizations, and other local partners to coordinate activities and facilitate monitoring and reporting of project progress and achievements
  • Facilitate processes that bring multiple stakeholders together to engage in complex policy issues, and stimulate collective action on identified areas of concern
  • Identify issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate programming adjustments
  • Manage and supervise the work of project personnel, subcontractors, and grantees, with a focus on core results, achievement of work plan targets, and timely implementation
  • Ensure all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate
  • Serve as the official point-of-contact for the project

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nursing, or related field. A degree in Medicine or a Doctoral Degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience working in the health sector and a track record of measurable success, managing high-paced, large, and challenging programs. Experience managing a USAID, PEPFAR or other US government funded program is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring and evaluating programs
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at a senior policy level
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, guide, and supervise teams of similar size with a similar scope of work
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English is required

This position is based in Beira, Mozambique.

Branch Manager

March 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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Locations: Nacala and Beira

About Most Hired

Most Hired (Pty) Ltd is a Level 2 BBBEE specialist recruitment company, striving to be a leader in the Recruitment industry. The Company’s Intellectual Property has a combined experience of over 20 years in the Human Resources and Recruitment Industry. Most Hired differentiates itself by providing a customized and personalized Recruitment solution to all Clients. The Company believes strongly in its slogan “Recruit To Retain”, using effective sourcing, screening and matching processes.

The Opportunity

Our client is an international group in the petro-chem industry. The client has secured a Government contract and is busy establishing an operation in Mozambique.

To this end the client needs to appoint a Branch Manager is Beira and another in Nacala to manage the local areas. Each branch will be staffed with some 20 field staff members who will travel extensively checking on petro-chem installations and retail petrol forecourts.

Applicants Profile

  • Applicants must have a stong track record of operational management and staff management.
  • It is essential that applicants speak fluent Portuguese.
  • Applicants must be comfortable dealing with clients at senior boardroom level.

The package is estimated to be approx R45 000 per month.

Operations Representative

March 19, 2018 Uncategorized

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Our client is looking for an individual who will responsible for dispatching, delivering and uploading documents for all their vehicles which have loaded and or delivered ex-Beira. Providing updates when and where necessary is also essential to the job. The incumbent will need a degree in a business related field as well as good knowledge of the regional market. An initial selection of CVs have been sent to the client. Awaiting feedback.

Job Description

  • Ensuring all loads are expeditiously loaded, transported and delivered as per customer requirements at the correct time and place, in a good state and with valid proof of delivery
  • Liaising with the other departments including Port Office & Weighbridge employees and ensure development to optimize utilization, providing support, training and motivation
  • Assisting the Operations Manager to develop and leading a cohesive team capable of planning and executing day-to-day activities in a safe, professional, efficient and cost effective manner
  • Assisting the Operations Manager in attending and providing solutions to all import and export cargo queries, clients and agents and must maintain positive and professional relationships between all parties
  • Ensuring daily updates are received from all loading points in order for the team to plan accordingly and take any decisive action necessary
  • Ensures (by liaising with warehouses, loading points as well as the Dispatch team) that the correct cargo as per Freight Management System (FMS) schedules has been loaded onto vehicles and amend schedules if necessary
  • Attend to ALL border queries related to shipments ex-Beira (import Cargo) and/or directs these queries to the relevant department
  • Assist to ensure all employees are aware of Health and Safety and carry out daily tasks in the safest possible working environment

Candidate Specification

  • 7 years experience
  • Business orientated University Degree
  • Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Portuguese knowledge is an added advantage
  • Multi Tasking skills
  • Ability to lear new systems and assisting in the development of existing systems;
  • Knowledge of regional market

Production Supervisor

March 19, 2018 Uncategorized

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An Agro-processing company with regional operations is looking to appoint 2 production supervisors at their sister company in Mozambique (Maputo/Beira). The successful incumbents will have soap / edible oil experience and will ensure that goods are produced efficiently at the right levels of quality, on time, within budget and to standard. Accommodation, 1 flight and medical insurance will be covered by the employer.

Job Description

  • Plan, Organise and Control soap production
  • Manage the production teams and schedules
  • Monitor plant trouble shooting and execution
  • Hands on exposure for soap plant machinery trouble shooting and rectification
  • Develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output

Candidate Specification

  • 8 years experience
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Trade related software knowledge
  • Knowledge Of Edible Oil and Soap Production manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Skills to Plan, Organise and Control Soap Production
  • Ability to Put process improvement technique in place and troubleshoot
  • Self starter / hard working

Project Manager

March 14, 2018 Uncategorized

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Cesvi operates in Mozambique since 2000, with projects in Maputo, Gaza and Sofala Provinces in the following sectors: health, environment conservation, agriculture and food security.

With reference to Sofala Province, Cesvi has been implementing projects focused on agriculture and food security since 2009. In 2012 and 2013, a first phase of the project “Promoting the Development of Cereal and Oilseed crops Chains in the District of Nhamatanda” has been implemented with the aim of reducing poverty index, and it became a pilot experience in the development of two strategic production chains in the District: cereals and oilseed crops.

The Project Manager (PM) will be in charge to implement an AICS (the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development) project during its last year, 3rd one. Project Title:
Strengthening cereals and oilseeds production chain for food security in the district of Nhamatanda – Sofala Province.

The project is co-funded by AICS, Cesvi and the Mozambican Partner ORAM (Organização Rural de Ajuda Mutua) and has the specific objective of strengthening the capacities of the supported associations in developing integrated and sustainable relations with other actors involved in cereals and oilseed crops production chains.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The collaboration is expected to start on mid May – beginning of June 2018.

The duty station is in Beira, Province of Sofala, Mozambique.

The Project Manager manages the project activities and team and is responsible for a smooth implementation of the project in accordance with the set regulations and framework.

Main tasks:

  • Ensures the implementation of the activities Year 3°, according to the Project documentation.
  • Defines detailed project plans in line with the overall project plan and reports monthly to Headquarters;
  • Guarantees project reports respecting the deadline required the Cesvi HQ and the donor;
  • Prepares the overall and final narrative and financial report of the project;
  • Supports the administrator in monitoring expenses and costs;
  • Represents the Project with local authorities, the donor, partners and the other stakeholders involved in the action;
  • Ensure an efficient office organization and a correct registration of project documentations.
  • Identifies potential risks, and rolls out contingency plans.
  • Contributes in the identification and the development of new project proposals in the social sector and/or in the area of intervention.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • University Degree in Agronomy or related studies
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in managing agricultural and food security programs in an international context;
    Experience in working with local NGOs and CBO’s with a participatory approach;
  • Excellent management skills including human resource and financial management,
  • Good administrative skills and abilities;
  • Communicative, analytical and problem solving personality;
  • Dynamic and willing to take initiative;
  • Flexible, patient and with a positive attitude;
  • Ability to manage workload and stress and work in a challenging environment;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Italian;
  • Excellent written and spoken Portuguese;
  • Computer literacy.

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES

  • Experience in environmental programs;
  • Working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Knowledge AICS (the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development) procedures;
  • Knowledge of other International donors rules and procedures (UN – EU – etc.)
  • Networking skills and advocacy skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;

Zonal Team Leader

March 2, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Zonal Team Leader provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

Accountabilities:

  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Writes and edits technical reports and documents.
  • Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’
  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results.
  • Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.
  • May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.
  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10% – 25%

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.

Finance and Operations Director

February 7, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Operations Director for the  USAID-funded CHASS project.

The Finance and Operations Director 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, logistics and grants management. The Finance and Operations Director will establish and maintain sound financial management practices, and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID procedures, rules and regulations. The position will be based in Maputo, Mozambique and will report to the Chief of Party

Job Description:

  • 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 Mozambique laws
  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Maintain accurate financial pipeline reports and other monthly financial reports for internal analysis and tracking purposes to be reviewed with the Project Director and other relevant FHI 360 staff members
  • 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
  • Liaise with the FHI 360 Office of Compliance and Internal Audit to improve necessary documentation and or answers to questions arising from internal and external reviews or audits
  • Ensure that all operational functions are effectively coordinated. Oversee human resources, finance and accounting, operations, contracts and grants and IT functions for the project
  • Support the Contracts Management Services department and Project Directors to ensure proper interpretation of the award instruments when entering into financial obligations or any other contracting actions

Education/Experience: 

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is required
  • CPA, ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional certification/qualification is preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant experience in financial management, including overseeing the finance and operations of equally large and complex projects
  • Minimum of 5 years managing sub-grants
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a developing country; Mozambique experience is preferred
  • Experience and good working knowledge of USAID and other US Government organizations’ rules and regulations is required
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and accounting for an international NGO
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles
  • Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word and MS PowerPoint, with an expert knowledge of MS Excel
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in Portuguese and English.
  • Ability to work on problems of complex scope that require in depth evaluations of data and various factors
  • Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision

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.

Medical Director

January 25, 2018 Uncategorized

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The Medical Director, in close collaboration with the Technical Director and project team members, will develop and implement quality evidence-based HIV/AIDS technical approaches to ensure integrated approaches for all HIV-related services. The Medical Director will ensure ongoing mentoring, training, and supervision of field project staff. The Medical Director will work with a great deal of independence and will exercise independent judgment in performing a wide variety of duties. The Medical Directors will be based in each project implementation provincial office namely; Niassa, Sofala, Manica, Tete and Zambezia.

Job Summary

  • Play key role in supervising the planning and implementation of all project activities, ensuring that all activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to the agreed work plans. Serve as a senior member of the team responsible for the provision of technical assistance to partners.
  • Develop and update standards for HIV/AIDS (VCT, PICT, PMTCT, PEP, HIV/TB clinical care, laboratory services, and infectious diseases).
  • Lead assessments and analysis of baseline studies that impede access to care, and the development and testing of appropriate strategies for long-term, sustainable resolution.
  • Lead performance improvement/quality improvement interventions in collaboration with HQ.
  • Work closely with Technical Director and Ministry of Health (MoH) to design and implement appropriate measures to address project and (MoH) needs and to incorporate them into project annual work plans.
  • Work closely with project team in the Provincial Office to implement project and achieve project goals.
  • Develop training plan for staff including clinical training skills
  • Provide training, follow-up support and supportive supervision as necessary with activities and develop evidence-based, gender-appropriate clinical training materials and standards, supervisory systems, and other materials needed for implementation in relation to HIV/AIDS.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and develop technical capacity in provincial and national programs and technical staff.
  • Ensure that the activities are technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the project needs
  • Assist in the identification and dissemination of best practices and new technical strategies and approaches.
  • Develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations.
  • Participate in Technical Working Groups in MISAU, CDC and USAID.
  • Participate in the development of project annual work plans and semi-annual reports
  • Provide technical input during the development of Project long-term strategies and reporting.
  • Promote and coordinate technical knowledge harvesting within the organization.
  • Keep the Technical Director and other project staff informed of successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementing programs in areas of technical expertise.
  • Identify and disseminate best practices and new technical strategies and approaches in areas of expertise to project team members.
  • Manage and maintain monthly and quarterly technical assistance plans for the project.
  • Manage project monitoring and evaluation efforts and the project’s performance monitoring plan.
  • Supervise field staff.

Qualifications

  • MD, Masters or Post Graduate degree in Public Health or a relevant field
  • 5 – 10-year experience in a relevant position
  • Extensive experience in managing USAID funded programs
  • Extensive experience managing HIV/AID service strengthening projects
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

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.