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Chief of Party

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Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Mozambique works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. ADRA is searching for a Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming PEPFAR award in Zambezia. The job is based in Zambezia. This job is conditional on ADRA winning the project.

The COP is responsible and has authority and oversight for the entire program. The COP provides managerial and technical support throughout the implementation of the project, including management of sub-partners. The COP is responsible for providing input to USAID Mozambique for the development and submission of the Health Operational Plans and PEPFAR Country Operating Plan (COP) technical and budget documents.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, or related degree, and at least 7 years of senior-level management experience in managing large and complex projects or a Bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences, or related degree, and at least 10 years of senior-level management experience in managing large, complex Community- based HIV/AIDS care and support projects;
  • At least 7 years of supervision experience; At least 5 years of experience living or working in a developing country;
  • Experience in implementing Development, Health, HIV-related programs, including at least 3 years of experience working with HIV programs;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience managing similar programs. Working with public health programs in developing and transitioning countries;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese;
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines;
  • Excellent representational and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in gender and/or integrating and mainstreaming gender issues into interventions for optimal results.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Proven coaching, facilitation, and communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. Government approaches and regulations;
  • An excellent team player with good skills in team work and consultative approach to decision making;
  • Understanding of U.S. government development assistance mission, values, and principles;
  • Minimum of three years of Chief of Party (COP), or equivalent, experience in Community-based HIV/AIDS Care and Support Programs, preferably in Africa;
  • Ability to navigate politically sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse set of key stakeholders;
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience on large, complex, and multifaceted donor-funded projects;
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR programming and reporting preferred.

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

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Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Mozambique works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. ADRA is searching for a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (M&E Advisor) for an upcoming PEPFAR award in Zambezia. The job is based in Zambezia. This job is conditional on ADRA winning the project.

The M&E Advisor is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities under the award. The M&E Advisor leads the development of and manages the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (M&E Plan). The M&E Advisor develops and maintains systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program. She/he conducts supportive supervisory visits to sub-grantees to observe, monitor, guide, and provide feedback on the use of data and indicators; analyze monthly data, and support training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a public health field, social science, economics, or relevant discipline;
  • Significant study in fields relevant to Community-based HIV care and support project, international development and/or program monitoring and evaluation;
  • Strong background or formal training in evaluating international development programs such as but not limited to, Social Protection, Community development and HIV/AIDS;
  • At least 5 years of experience related to monitoring, evaluating and reporting on programs related to Community development, HIV Care and Support or international development in developing countries;
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems in the Community development and HIV/AIDS programs in Africa;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of host country management information systems. Proven leadership to support the strengthening of the M&E systems within a host country’s Ministry of Health and other International Organizations to improve the availability and use of data for decision making.

Finance Officer

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Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is a public body sponsored by the UK Government responsible for supporting the establishment of effective multi-party democracy in developing countries.

Since 1992, we provide training, technical support and enable the exchange of knowledge between the institutions of the UK and those of partner countries.

WFD works in partnership with UK political parties and parliamentary, electoral and civil society institutions. We are implementing programmes in over 30 countries, through a global network of over 26 local offices.

WFD is the main organisation to train and deploy UK election monitors to European Union and OSCE/ODIHR election observation missions.

More information can be found on: www.wfd.org.

The Programme

The Mozambique Country Programme (Financial Oversight).

WFD has an established programme in Mozambique which is focussed on strengthening the Parliament of Mozambique’s financial oversight role. The programme is doing this through building the Parliament’s capacity to conduct effective oversight, hold the Government to account and provide financial advice through the Parliament’s Unit for Economic, Financial and Budget Studies which is acting as a Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO). For example, the Unit for Economic, Financial and Budget Studies has been providing analysis on Bills related to public finances and the economy of the country and there have been frequent request for products to allow Members of Parliament (MPs) to make informed decisions.

Advancing Inclusive and Accountable Democracy in the Commonwealth’ Programme WFD is the lead implementer of this global programme which will run – led by WFD London – from 2018-2019. This programme has two objectives: (i) greater inclusion through women’s political empowerment and greater political engagement of young people, persons living with disabilities, people from religious minorities, and the LGBT+ community; (ii) greater accountability through more effective and transparent parliaments and better financial oversight, including through stronger Public Accounts Committees.

Main Purpose of the Role

The Mozambique Finance Officer will play a critical role in assisting WFD’s Mozambique office to meet the objectives of all WFD Mozambique programmes and ensure an accountable and accurate approach. This role is responsible for the accurate and efficient management of financial procedures and for ensuring excellent communication on, and co-ordination of, these requirements with stakeholders (for example stakeholders in Parliament, political parties, FCO, WFD colleagues in the UK and overseas). As a small team, the Finance Officer will also be required to support the CR in logistical and administrative tasks and in the delivery of programme activities as required. The Finance Officer is therefore expected to be able to work on a variety of tasks, be flexible and possess good time management and prioritization skills.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience

  • University Degree, CPA or M.com or ACCA, Master’s degree in related field is preferred;
  • Experience of, and excellent abilities in, accountancy and financial administration including management of cash flows, balance sheets, sizeable budgets (planning, monitoring and reporting);
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in Financial Management, Finance system, policies and procedures, preferably experience in working with INGO’s;
  • Experience of using accounting packages (e.g. SAGE or QuickBooks);
  • Proficient in working with Microsoft Office (MS Excel, Word, Outlook);
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and how to integrate good financial management into good project management;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Portuguese;
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work in a changing environment.

This is a locally based field role and therefore the successful candidate must have eligibility to work in the relevant location.

The appointment will be made on merit based on fair and open competition.

Please note this statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract.

International Nutrition Consultant

October 17, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

  • For every child, A childhood
  • How can you make a difference?
  • Purpose of the Assignment:

Consultant to support PRN scale up in Mozambique

Methodology and Technical Approach:

Under the leadership of UNICEF Nutrition Section and MISAU nutrition department PRN program and in coordination with PRN implementation partners in Mozambique, the consultant will consolidate information build a situational analysis, facilitate a strategic workshop, facilitate BNA analysis and marginal budgeting to define a scale up plan for PRN implementation in Mozambique.  This will require the following:

 Activities and Tasks:

Phase 1: 40 days over 2 months

  • Define caseload estimated of people affected by acute malnutrition for the different population segments of the PRN program in Mozambique i.e. SAM with complication, SAM, MAM and children over five, adolescent and adult;
  • Compile information form the different sources related to PRN program implementation over the last 3 years 2015-2017, including PRN own monitoring data, data form DHIS2 platform of the MISAU, data from nutrition supplies management and inventories;
  • Establish a cost estimate (unit cost and overall cost) on the implementation of the different component of the PRN program, and establish financial needs to carry out expansion strategies for each of the PRN component.

Phase 2: 40 days over 2 months:

  • Facilitate a workshop with MISAU PRN program and partners and other departments, PRN responsible at provincial level, and PRN partners to define a draft of the national scale up plan for the PRN program in all its components;
  • Systematize the results of the workshop and prepare a draft national scale up plan with a costing analysis included for the PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Compile information over main determinants on program implementation to facilitate a bottle-necks analysis on PRN program implementation;
  • Facilitate a workshop on BNA analysis and marginal budgeting based on results to help prioritize interventions to scale up PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Produce a scale-up plan strategy for review by MoH and PRN WG.

Deliverables and Payments:

  • PRN situational analysis including caseload determination, current and projected implementation and cost analysis;
  • Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program based on results from the analysis workshop (facilitated by the consultant);
  • Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation;
  • Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program;
  • Final report with recommendations and follow up actions;
  • Payments will be processed upon acceptance of the corresponding deliverable and against an invoice that will refer to the contract reference and deliverable number on progress against indicated deliverables. For this international consultancy an estimated 80 days of work are considered in two separate implementation phases in October/November 2018 and in April /May 2019. Payments will be approved by the CHN section chief.

Deliverable 1:

  • Delivery timeframe: November 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): PRN situational analysis

Deliverable 2:

  • Delivery timeframe: Dec 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program

  Deliverable 3:

  •  Delivery timeframe: April 2019
  •   Deliverable/product(s): Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation

  Deliverable 4:

  • Delivery timeframe: May 2019
  • Deliverable/product(s): Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program
  • Final report with recommendations and follow up action

Management and Supervision:

The position will report to the nutrition specialist, P3. The incumbent is expected to work independently but in close coordination with MISAU nutrition department and UNICEF CHN section. No travel to the provinces is expected. Two round trips from country of origin to Maputo are expected during the consultancy

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Academic qualifications:

  • Master or PhD degree in nutrition, or public health and nutrition or other relevant discipline.

Work experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in IMAM programs at international level
  • Experience in defining scale up plans for IMAM programs is an asset

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Portuguese is desirable

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Programme Officer

October 15, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

UN Women Mozambique focuses its interventions on women’s economic empowerment, participation and democratic governance, combating violence against women, among others. In this context, it puts a strong focus on young women’s economic empowerment as part of the strategy to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights. Additionally, it favours girls and young women in the development of high-profit initiatives and labour market opportunities at district and provincial levels.

Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Under the overall guidance and direction of the supervisor, the Programme Officer will work closely with the programme and operations team, Provincial Government, UN Agencies involved in the Rapariga BIZ (e.g. UNFPA, UNICEF and UNESCO) and civil society to ensure the technical direction and implementation of the project are maintained and key outputs are achieved in a cost effective and timely manner.

Specifically, his/her functions will include but are not limited to the following:

Programme officer will be responsible for achievement of the Rapariga Biz result on: “Girls and Young Women in safe Spaces in Zambézia Province are economically empowered.” Drawing on the lessons learned from on-going efforts in Nampula to ensure girls and young women, as well as mentors are offered economic empowerment opportunities, UN Women seeks to ensure that tailor-made activities are implemented for the local context in Zambézia.

Evidence show the positive effect of girls and young women’s economic empowerment on their agency, and consequently on their health, uptake of health care services, number of children, health of their children etc. Based on the fact that young women’s capacity to bring about economic change for themselves is increasingly viewed as the most important contributing factor to achieving equality between women and men, Rapariga Biz anticipates that a stronger emphasis on providing economic opportunities for the target group will assist in addressing the inequalities present in the geographic areas fueling the vulnerabilities and marginalization of girls and young women.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Programme Development and Management;
  • Inter-agency Coordination Support on young women empowerment in Zambézia and at Central level;
  • Strategic Partnerships (including with private sector) and Resource Mobilization Support;
  • Advocacy Support and Knowledge Building & Management;
  • Programme Development and Management;
  • Design, implement and adjust partnership strategy and ensure coordination with national authorities, policy agendas, CSO partners and private sector;
  • Responsible for day-to-day management, administration and decision-making of thematic initiatives to assure access to microfinance, vocational training and SME creation for girls and young women;
  • Oversees strategic planning process for the Rapariga BIZ and complementary projects and ensures its implementation in accordance with the signed project document;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the project produces the results specified in the project document, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost;
  • Manage the realization of Rapariga BIZ project outputs through activities;
  • Provide direction and guidance to the Programme Assistanceand responsible party (ies);
  • Identifies partnership strategies with regard to providers of specialized expertise and possible co-financiers, and assists in resource mobilization for project components;
  • Identify and obtain any support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project;
  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to the project administrative staff to ensure administration of the project is carried out effectively;
  • Supports the effective application of RBM tools and monitoring achievement of results as Rapariga BIZ frameworks;
  • Manage projects appraisal and evaluation according to results-based management requirements;
  • Running a project;
  • Lead all necessary preparatory work for the project inception workshop to take place in Zambézia;
  • Plan the activities of the project and monitor progress against the initial quality criteria;
  • Support daily management of activities and managing project aspects delivered directly by UN Women – including identification and supervision of high level senior technical expertise if relevant;
  • Direct participation in project implementation through strategic advisory and technical inputsto partner-led interventions and processes – including substantive input to policy development, planning and monitoring processes and products relevant to young women’s economic empowerment and gender transformative leadership;
  • Communication and liaison with key partners and intended beneficiaries (young women), regular briefings on the project, documentation of case studies and innovative approaches;
  • Network and build synergies with other UN agencies parties of the Rapariga BIZ Project interventions at policy and programme levels, liaise with DFID and ensure wide reaching dissemination of tools and good practices;
  • Incorporation of UN Women’s thematic expertise into the project approach and ensure collaboration with other UN Women strategies (gender budgets, value chains, etc.);
  • Mobilize goods and services to initiative activities, including drafting TORs and work specifications;
  • Coordinate and facilitate inputs of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, technical and vocational education and training (TVET), private sector, partner organizations, scientific and research institutes, subcontractors, and national and international experts in a timely and effective manner;
  • Manage and monitor the project risks and make recommendations on possible actions if required; update the status of these risks by maintaining the Project Risks Log; Monitor the implementation of project components, analyses problems that hamper their implementation and takes appropriate measures to ensure timely delivery of required inputs and achievement of project-wide results;
  • Ensure that the Project M&E plan is implemented; Monitor events as determined in the Project Monitoring Schedule Plan, and update the plan as required; Prepare project progress reports, information releases, as well as monitoring and review reports in accordance with UN Women and DFID monitoring and evaluation rules and procedures;
  • Monitors and facilitates advocacy and mass media outreach activities, writing of success stories, newspapers coverage, PR campaigns;
  • Ensure sharing and learning at national level to strengthen gender mainstreaming in ONE UN programming tools (UNDAF, AWPs …) and at regional and global levels through liaising with UN Women advisors, UN colleagues and others;
  • Organize workshops, seminars and round tables to introduce project outputs to all stakeholders involved. Render support to related UN Women thematic activities such as publications, sharing of knowledge and group discussions;
  • Liaises with other UN Women and bilateral and multilateral funded projects to implement possible synergies;
  • Update the UN Women financial management platform (Atlas);
  • Closing a Project;
  • In cooperation with the UN Women CO and national project experts, develop a suitable project exit strategy the year before the end of the project, and present it for approval to the CO Management;
  • Ensure proper operational, financial and programmatic closure of the project;
  • Prepare Final Project Review Reports to be submitted to the CO Management;
  • Identify follow-on and key sustainability actions for young women in business and submit them for consideration;
  • Manage the transfer of project deliverables, documents, files, equipment and materials to national beneficiaries or as stipulated in the Project Document;
  • If applicable, prepare final CDR (Combined Delivery Report) for signature by UN Women and the Implementing Partner(s);
  • Inter-Agency Coordination Support;
  • Provides programme support to the UN Women Representative on inter-agency coordination related to Rapariga BIZ activities;
  • Provides inputs for the country level Comprehensive Country Assessment (CCA)/UNDAF processes and similar exercises related to the RC system by ensuring that gender concerns and young women economic empowerment are clearly reflected;
  • Contribute to CCA/ UNDAF processes and other documents by collecting substantive inputs from the Programme Unit and analyzing and researching the political, social and economic situation in the province of Zambézia that may impact young women’s economic empowerment;
  • Contributes to the preparation and consolidation of quarterly progress and financial reports, annual and final project report in support of UN Women inter-agency coordination role.

Strategic Partnerships Building and Resource Mobilization Support

  • Supports strategic partnerships and resource mobilization efforts by researching relevant documentation and participating in donor meetings and public information events;
  • Maintains information and databases on donors and developing database of project profiles for presentation to DFID;
  • Ensure good partnerships with Rapariga BIZ involved UN Agencies, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc;
  • Follows up on resource mobilization activities for fund raising for consolidation or scaling up existing young women’s economic empowerment projects in coordination with the UN Women Representative.

Advocacy and Knowledge Building and management

  • Under the guidance of the supervisor, supports the establishment of advocacy networks at national level;
  • Contributes to strengthen the Rapariga BIZ learning agenda across outcomes through a strategic approach towards improved generation of evidence, new learning and to contribute to the national SRH strategy development on adolescents and youth;
  • Supports relevant, high-impact advocacy activities and campaigns with key partners;
  • Collects knowledge on current and emerging trends by gathering relevant information on young women economic empowerment strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned and best practices;
  • Contributes to knowledge networks and communities of practice on women’s economic empowerment.

Competencies

Core values/ Guiding principles

  •  Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct;
  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work;
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core competencies

  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
  • Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative;
  • Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication;
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others;
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution;
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making.

Functional competencies

  • Development/programming skills particularly those that are pertinent to UN Women strategic priorities on gender issues and women’s economic empowerment;
  • Ability to support formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects;
  • Knowledge of Results Based Management principles and approaches;
  • Ability to maintain networks and partnerships with UN agencies and other international partners to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational interests and competencies;
  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of and experience in gender mainstreaming in private sector supply chain, and sexual and reproductive health and rights is an asset;
  • Experience in working and collaborating with government (Ministries of Gender, Children and Social Action, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Youth and Sports, etc.);
  • Initiative and strong leadership skills;
  • Result and client-orientations;
  • Willingness to travel as appropriate, mainly to districts in Zambézia.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Economics, Business Administration, Development Studies, Rural Development, International Relations, Gender and Human Rights related disciplines, Social Sciences or related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience at the national and/or international level with young women economic empowerment and leadership programmes and projects including experience in design, management, monitoring and evaluation of thematic and multi-stakeholder development programmes;
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience working on development issues, preferably related to women’s rights, entrepreneurship development and gender equality;
  • Knowledge of rural development, economic empowerment and community-based poverty reduction strategies is desirable;
  • Knowledge of policy frameworks, planning, budgeting and monitoring tools/processes at district, provincial and national levels favoring youth is an asset;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese (written and spoken) is required;
  • Knowledge of local languages (Chuabo and lómwè) is an asset.

National Consultant

October 11, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) are embarking on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) – the Spotlight Initiative. The Initiative is so named as it brings focused attention to this issue, moving it into the spotlight and placing it at the centre of efforts to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The name reminds us that violence often takes place in the dark, is denied or rendered invisible and that it cannot survive in the light. It also highlights the importance of targeted investments in women and girls to achieve sustainable development, making this renewed and unwavering commitment of the EU and the UN visible.

The Spotlight Initiative will deploy targeted, large-scale investments aimed at achieving significant improvements in the lives of women and girls. It will provide a unique opportunity to build an evidence base demonstrating that a significant, concerted and comprehensive investment in gender equality can make a transformative difference in the lives of women and girls (Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 5 and 16 in particular) as well as contribute to the achievement of all SDGs. The Initiative will respond to all forms of VAWG, with a focus on domestic and family violence, sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, femicide, trafficking in human beings and sexual and economic (labour) exploitation. In line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Initiative will fully integrate the principle of ‘leaving no one behind’.

In Mozambique the SLI will support a set of coherent interventions to bring sustainable results for women and girls in Mozambique across the following six pillars:

  1. Legislative and Policy Framework;
  2. Strengthening Institutions;
  3. Prevention and Social Norms;
  4. Delivery of Quality Services;
  5. Data Availability and Capacities; and
  6. Supporting the Women’s Movement.

Despite the past and on-going efforts made by the Government of Mozambique and its partners, sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices remain pervasive and continue to be a threat to the realization of women and girls’ rights in the Country.

According to the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS 2011) in Mozambique more than one in three women (37.2%) have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lifetime with rates higher (42.8%) among young women aged 20-24. Furthermore, 6.9% of women have suffered sexual violence in the last 12 months with rates higher in urban (7.9%) than in rural areas (6.4%) and among young women (17.5%). Mozambique has also the 10th highest early marriage rate in the world with almost half (48%) of women aged 20-24 who were married before age 18 (55.7% rural areas and 36.1% urban). Girls and women experience severe sexual and reproductive health consequences, including early and unwanted pregnancies with slightly more than 46% of adolescent girls aged between 15 and 19 years either pregnant or already with a child (IMASIDA, 2015). The adverse intergenerational effects of violence against women and girls (VAW/G) extend to children and society as a whole, place a heavy drag on the development of the country and inhibit its ability to realize the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and its Goals.

In response to this complex challenge, over the past decade the Government of Mozambique approved an ambitious legislative framework and started the implementation of policies and strategies to eliminate violence against women and girls, including:

  • Law to prevent and fight domestic violence (2009)

Chapter on crimes against people, including domestic violence in the Penal Code (2015)

Multi Sectoral Mechanism for Integrated Assistance to Women Victims of Violence (2012)

  • National Strategy for the Prevention and Fight against Early Marriage (2015).

The Government is currently working on the finalization of the budgeted National Plan of Action to Prevent and Combat Violence against Women while the Civil Society strengthened its women’s network and in 2015 established the Coalition for the Elimination of Early Marriage (CECAP).

The Country Programme Outline (CPO) has defined the programmatic framework of the Spotlight Initiative’s investment in Mozambique in order to contribute to a Country where every woman and girl is free from all forms SGBV and harmful practices, and thus able to realize her sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Empowering women to participate fully in economic life is essential to building stronger economies and improving the quality of life for both women, men and society as whole. The private sector has a central and active role to play in achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Development is about how the society choose to do business and how we reflect principles of equality into everyday lives; allowing these principles of equality to translate into and reflect in our cultures, values, performance and business practices.

Accelerating SGBV Response in the Mozambican Private Sector is an enabling action and accelerator to the gender-responsive and gender-transformative impact of the Spotlight Initiative investments in Outcomes 3 and 4. The focus in this activity is to fill a key gap in prevention and response to SGBV and HP by expanding engagement with the private sector to make the workplace a safe public space and to create the foundation for access to essential services that can be facilitated through employer/workplace protocols.

The assignment builds on previous UN Women engagement with the private sector on ending violence against women (EVAW) and women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The private sector is a key actor in seeking solutions for GEWE related challenges including access to markets and outreach of prevention and response efforts.

Specifically, pre-launch interventions aims to engage professional services to analyze the existing environment in the private sector to engage on SGBV, HP, early marriage prevention and response including by adopting specific packages (low-cost/low-interest) that can support the livelihood opportunities of adolescent and young women at risk and victims of violence.  This package of activities lays the foundation for that longer term work including establishing a baseline for the engagement of the sector on SGBV, HP, early marriage and SRHR via an assessment of the status, potential and willingness of private sector to contribute to end SGBV, HP and SRHR in the targeted provinces and nationally as well as  the develop of an engagement and monitoring strategy comprising targeted communications to raise awareness and seeking the elimination of all forms of harassment in the workplace. A meeting with private sector actors will validate the assessment and engagement strategy and will be followed by specific outreach on the adoption of voluntary commitments and the design of specific financial packages for victims of violence. All proposed activities will be linked with existing programming on Safe Public Spaces, Women’s Empowerment Principles, HIV/AIDS and SRHR within and outside the private sector.

This set of complementary interventions is aligned with the SLI prefunding objective 3 “Build momentum for implementation and transformative results by narrow critical information gaps, expanding public awareness of SGBV and their role in its elimination and engaging with critical sectors such as the private sector to ensure a comprehensive response to SGBV in public spaces;” the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development as it seeks to “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls – SDG#5” and “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development – SDG#17”. This intervention is also aligned with UN Women Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021 which commits to “…enhance multi-stakeholder partnerships” by supporting “innovative platforms that strengthen the collaboration with Governments as well as with civil society and the private sector” (Paragraph 7).

In this context, UN Women, as part of the Spotlight Initiative, is seeking to hire a National Consultant to assist in Assessing the private sector engagement in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls. The National Consultant will work under the overall coordination of the UN Women Country Representative and direct supervision by the Women’s Economic Empowerment Portfolio Programme Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The goal of this assignment is to conduct a mapping of the ecosystem of private sector in Mozambique and assess their internal and external contribution to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The study will also provide a platform for presenting ongoing, successful business initiatives that aim to advance women’s empowerment, economic inclusion of survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Mozambique.

Specifically, the consultant is expected to:

  • Map the Mozambican private sector initiatives for ending sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), promoting gender equality and examine how these activities can be scaled up;
  • Sense private sector representative’s willingness to demonstrate their work fast-tracking women’s equal participation in the workforce;
  • Based on existing initiatives design alternative models for the financing of businesses of SGBV survivors and the promotion of their integration in the corporates supply chain[1] (including monitoring strategy);
  • Assess how business can help ensure survivor’s women access to finance and empowerment across the value chain;
  • Support to early adoption by select private sector stakeholders of voluntary CEOs commitments to eliminate gender-based violence in the workplace and to commit to hiring survivors of violence; and
  • Scope and identify both data and partnership opportunities between the Spotlight Initiative and the private sector.

Guiding normative frameworks and references: include Mozambican Social Corporate Responsibility Provisions; Constitution of the Republic of Mozambique (CRM); the United Nations Global Compact´s multi-year strategy to drive business awareness and action in support of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 20130; Women´s Empowerment Principles (WEPs); UN Women Flagship Programming Initiatives; UN Women Africa Strategy (2018 – 2021); CEDAW (article 14); Beijing Platform for Action; SDGs; CSW56; UNFCCC & UNCCD gender provisions, UN Women Guidelines for Gender-Responsive Procurement.

Present an Inception Report

  • Draw a road map and detailed action plan for the entire consultancy and research (including a timeframe);
  • The study (mapping and assessment) methodology will be developed by the consultant and presented for approval to UN Women. The methodology should use a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods that are appropriate to address the main study questions and account for complexity of gender relations and to ensure participatory and inclusive processes that are culturally appropriate. These methods should be responsive to human rights and gender equality principles and facilitate the engagement of key stakeholders. Measures will be taken to ensure the quality, reliability and validity of data and data collection tools. Limitations with respect to the sample (representativeness) should be stated clearly;
  • Conduct a desk review of existing literature on the subject on global and local context;
  • The inception report should identify possible members that will compose the study reference group.
  1. Draft a Mapping Report on the private sector engagement;
  2. Plan and coordinate all the activities for the primary data collection. Determine which value-chains, companies and key informants in the provinces of Nampula, Manica and Gaza (including selected districts) will be approached during the field work.
  3. Data collection to follow participatory methodologies putting women and girl’s rights at the center of all analysis;
  • Primary data collection should be undertaken through observations, site visit, individual key informant interviews and focal group discussions with representatives of relevant private sector institutions (duty bearers), development partners, beneficiaries (right holders) and key community players (community leaders, opinion makers) and civil society organizations seeking to address gender equality and human rights issues. The consultant will develop a sampling frame (area and population represented, rationale for selection, mechanics of selection, and limitations of the sample) and specify how it will address the diversity of stakeholders in the intervention.
  • Produce the report on findings with the supervision of UN Women in a timely manner.
  • Draft an alternative financing model of businesses of SGBV survivors and their integration in corporates’ supply chains
  • Desk review current business models and women entrepreneurs share of supply chains

Review international experiences on affirmative procurement, gender-responsive procurement

  • Based on lessons from international experiences, local private sector experience and the consultant own technical expertise design a guideline document on alternative model to financing SGBV survivors;
  • The model will also have to lead to the ddevelopment of financial intermediary services for SGBV survivors at the local level (e.g. micro-finance, savings and loans groups, mobile phone services, rental/lease finance, weather insurance, support opening of rural branches of national banks, gender-responsive training of financial intermediaries, among other);
  • Create (through lobby) a nucleus of Corporates committed to test/implement the model.
  • Facilitate a Validation Seminar
  • Prepare the presentation of findings and take note of all the recommendations made by the validation committee composed of key players in the private sector and gender equality activists;
  • A long side with the United System in Mozambique and the EU, incorporate all the strong recommendations identified during the validation workshop into the final Mapping report and business model for financing.
  • Present the Mapping Key Findings at a National Event
  • Lead the translation and language check of the assignment deliverables (Mapping Report, Business Models) from Portuguese to English;
  • Prepare the presentation
  • Upon request conduct a presentation of the main findings in a national event.

Actions for the integration in the banking supply chain refer to the potential for banks and other sectors to undertake gender-responsive procurement and thus create sustainable markets for the services of enterprises led by SGBV survivors.

Competencies

Corporate Competences and Ethics

  • Demonstrate integrity, values and ethics in accordance to UN Women norms
  • Promote the vision, mission and strategic objectives of UN Women
  • Show respect regardless the race/colour, sex, religion, nationality and age as well as be sensible to cultural adaptation capacity
  • Consultant are expected to have personal and professional integrity and abided by the UN Code

Functional Competences

  • Knowledge of legislation, programme and public policies on gender, women’s economic empowerment, and women’s rights in general in Mozambique
  • Demonstrated experience in gender and economics related research
  • Leadership and skills to work with autonomy and initiative
  • Strong Advocacy skills
  • Excellent knowledge of gender equality and women’s empowerment in country
  • Strong knowledge of UN system

Corporate Competences and Ethics

  • Demonstrate integrity, values and ethics in accordance to UN Women norms
  • Promote the vision, mission and strategic objectives of UN Women
  • Show respect regardless the race/colour, sex, religion, nationality and age as well as be sensible to cultural adaptation capacity
  • Consultant are expected to have personal and professional integrity and abided by the UN Code

Functional Competences

  • Knowledge of legislation, programme and public policies on gender, women’s economic empowerment, and women’s rights in general in Mozambique
  • Demonstrated experience in gender and economics related research
  • Leadership and skills to work with autonomy and initiative
  • Strong Advocacy skills
  • Excellent knowledge of gender equality and women’s empowerment in country
  • Strong knowledge of UN system

Managing knowledge and learning

  • Promote knowledge sharing and a learning culture;
  • Team working; and
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written in Portuguese and English; knowledge of local languages is an asset.

Ethical Code of Conduct

  • Independence: Consultant shall ensure that independence of judgment is maintained, and that evaluation findings and recommendations are independently presented.
  • Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity: Demonstrating an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.
  • Impartiality: Consultant shall operate in an impartial and unbiased manner and give a balanced presentation of strengths and weaknesses of the policy, program, project or organizational unit being evaluated.
  • Conflict of Interest: Consultant are required to disclose in writing any past experience, which may give rise to a potential conflict of interest, and to deal honestly in resolving any conflict of interest which may arise.
  • Honesty and Integrity: Consultant shall show honesty and integrity in their own behaviour, negotiating honestly the evaluation costs, tasks, limitations, scope of results likely to be obtained, while accurately presenting their procedures, data and findings and highlighting any limitations or uncertainties of interpretation within the evaluation.
  • Competence: Consultant shall accurately represent their level of skills and knowledge and work only within the limits of their professional training and abilities in evaluation, declining assignments for which they do not have the skills and experience to complete successfully.
  • Accountability: Consultant are accountable for the completion of the agreed evaluation deliverables within the 30 day timeframe and budget agreed, while operating in a cost-effective manner.
  • Obligations to Participants: Consultant shall respect and protect the rights and welfare of human subjects and communities, in accordance with the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other human rights conventions. Consultant shall respect differences in culture, local customs, religious beliefs and practices, personal interaction, gender roles, disability, age and ethnicity, while using evaluation instruments appropriate to the cultural setting. Consultant shall ensure prospective participants are treated as autonomous agents, free to choose whether to participate in the evaluation, while ensuring that the relatively powerless are represented.
  • Confidentiality: Consultant shall respect people’s right to provide information in confidence and make participants aware of the scope and limits of confidentiality, while ensuring that sensitive information cannot be traced to its source.
  • Avoidance of Harm: Consultant shall act to minimize risks and harms to, and burdens on, those participating in the evaluation, without compromising the integrity of the evaluation findings.
  • Accuracy, Completeness and Reliability: Consultant have an obligation to ensure that evaluation reports and presentations are accurate, complete and reliable. Consultant shall explicitly justify judgments, findings and conclusions and show their underlying rationale, so that stakeholders are in a position to assess them.
  • Transparency: Consultant shall clearly communicate to stakeholders the purpose of the evaluation, the criteria applied and the intended use of findings. Consultant shall ensure that stakeholders have a say in shaping the evaluation and shall ensure that all documentation is readily available to and understood by stakeholders.
  • Omissions and wrongdoing: Where consultant finds evidence of wrong-doing or unethical conduct, they are obliged to report it to the proper oversight authority.

The evaluator will have the final judgment on the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation report, and the evaluator must be protected from pressures to change information in the report. If the evaluator identifies issues of wrongdoing, fraud or other unethical conduct, UN Women procedures must be followed, and confidentiality be maintained. The UN Women Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct defines misconduct and the mechanisms within UN Women for reporting and investigating it.

Required Skills and Experience

Post-Graduate degree (Masters) in business administration, social corporate responsibility, development studies, Gender studies, development economics, sociology and related fields;

  • Solid knowledge on the status of women’s rights, women’s economic empowerment, legislation and policies in the field of gender as well as on the existing gender equality machinery in Mozambique;
  • Strong understanding of gender equality issues and its intersections with violence, business opportunities for women, HIV, etc.;
  • Solid understanding of business administration, financial management, affirmative procurement regulations/practices;
  • 10 years’ experience in conducting gender related research for lobby/advocacy purposes;
  • Understanding of private sector context in Mozambique;
  • Understanding of the legal and institutional frameworks on social corporate responsibility and global norms on fair trade;

Demonstrated ability and experience to plan, undertake and write quality research report (including collecting and analysing data within a given timeframe).

Fluency in Portuguese and English both spoken and written.

Good to Know:

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment

Consultancy

October 11, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

  • And we never give up.
  • For every child, A childhood
  • How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the Assignment:

Consultant to support PRN scale up in Mozambique

Methodology and Technical Approach:

  • Under the leadership of UNICEF Nutrition Section and MISAU nutrition department PRN program and in coordination with PRN implementation partners in Mozambique, the consultant will consolidate information build a situational analysis, facilitate a strategic workshop, facilitate BNA analysis and marginal budgeting to define a scale up plan for PRN implementation in Mozambique.  This will require the following:

 Activities and Tasks:

Phase 1: 40 days over 2 months

  • Define caseload estimated of people affected by acute malnutrition for the different population segments of the PRN program in Mozambique i.e. SAM with complication, SAM, MAM and children over five, adolescent and adult;
  • Compile information form the different sources related to PRN program implementation over the last 3 years 2015-2017, including PRN own monitoring data, data form DHIS2 platform of the MISAU, data from nutrition supplies management and inventories;
  • Establish a cost estimate (unit cost and overall cost) on the implementation of the different component of the PRN program, and establish financial needs to carry out expansion strategies for each of the PRN component.

Phase 2: 40 days over 2 months:

  • Facilitate a workshop with MISAU PRN program and partners and other departments, PRN responsible at provincial level, and PRN partners to define a draft of the national scale up plan for the PRN program in all its components;
  • Systematize the results of the workshop and prepare a draft national scale up plan with a costing analysis included for the PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Compile information over main determinants on program implementation to facilitate a bottle-necks analysis on PRN program implementation;
  • Facilitate a workshop on BNA analysis and marginal budgeting based on results to help prioritize interventions to scale up PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Produce a scale-up plan strategy for review by MoH and PRN WG.

Deliverables and Payments:

  • PRN situational analysis including caseload determination, current and projected implementation and cost analysis;
  • Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program based on results from the analysis workshop (facilitated by the consultant);
  • Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation;
  • Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program;
  • Final report with recommendations and follow up actions.

 

Payments will be processed upon acceptance of the corresponding deliverable and against an invoice that will refer to the contract reference and deliverable number on progress against indicated deliverables. For this international consultancy an estimated 80 days of work are considered in two separate implementation phases in October/November 2018 and in April /May 2019. Payments will be approved by the CHN section chief.

  • Deliverable 1:
  • Delivery timeframe: November 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): PRN situational analysis
  • Deliverable 2:
  • Delivery timeframe: Dec 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program
  •  Deliverable 3:
  •  Delivery timeframe: April 2019
  • Deliverable/product(s): Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation
  • Deliverable 4:
  • Delivery timeframe: May 2019
  • Deliverable/product(s): Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program

Final report with recommendations and follow up action

Management and Supervision:

The position will report to the nutrition specialist, P3. The incumbent is expected to work independently but in close coordination with MISAU nutrition department and UNICEF CHN section. No travel to the provinces is expected. Two round trips from country of origin to Maputo are expected during the consultancy

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Academic qualifications:

  • Master or PhD degree in nutrition, or public health and nutrition or other relevant discipline.

Work experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in IMAM programs at international level
  • Experience in defining scale up plans for IMAM programs is an asset.

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in Portuguese is desirable

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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.

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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

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.

Chief of Party

October 5, 2018 Uncategorized

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RTI was recently awarded with the “Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD), Element Two” by USAID. (https://www.neglecteddiseases.gov/resources/newsroom/news-detail/notice-of-award-control-and-elimination-program-for-neglected-tropical-diseases-element-two)  This project will run through 2023 and focus on supporting Ministries of Health to implement chemo-preventive NTD interventions across 12 countries including Mozambique.  CEP-NTD will build on the successes achieved through the previous USAID-supported ENVISION project, also led by RTI.    To learn more about RTI’s NTD work, visit: http://www.ntdenvision.org/.

Position:

RTI’s CEP-NTD program in Mozambique has an exciting opening for a Chief of Party (COP). This is an excellent opportunity for a local professional who wants to lead a team driven by improving the health of the people of Mozambique.  The COP will provide senior technical and managerial oversight on all aspects of RTI’s NTD activities in Mozambique.

The Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall performance of RTI’s NTD activities in Mozambique, including annual work planning and budgeting; monitoring and evaluation; monthly reporting; drug and diagnostics quantification for mass drug administration; and management of RTI’s office in-country. The Chief of Party will work closely with the NTD department at the Ministry of Health (MISAU) to ensure that the CEP-NTD project fully supports the government’s goals of NTD control and elimination.  The Chief of Party will also play a coordinating role with other local institutions and NTD partners in the country to maximize opportunities for cooperation and prevent redundancies . The Chief of Party is also responsible for ensuring the timely completion of activities within budget.

The position will be based in Maputo and will report to the RTI NTD technical advisor for Mozambique based in the United States.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all RTI activities in support of the Mozambican government’s NTD elimination and control activities;
  • Provide leadership and oversight for areas such as finance, operations, reporting, public affairs, procurement, cash management and human resources; liaise with RTI’s Regional Office and business partners in accordance with RTI policy and practice;
  • Work with MISAU, implementing partners, and other major stakeholders to develop annual work plans and budgets;
  • Provide support to the MISAU for timely implementation and smooth operation of RTI NTD project activities, ensuring that all activities are implemented in accordance with approved work plans and budgets;
  • Work in partnership with the MISAU, implementing partners and RTI NTD HQ team in monitoring implementation, tracking progress toward targets and deliverables, identifying issues that need to be addressed and ensuring that technical and financial reporting requirements are met;
  • Provide regular updates to the RTI HQ NTD team on all project activities;
  • Contribute to the development of project deliverables for submission to donors (e.g., annual reports);
  • Serve as a key liaison between RTI headquarters, the MOH, USAID/Mozambique, project partners, and other national and international donors, including pharmaceutical donation programs, and organizations involved in NTD control and elimination activities in Mozambique;
  • Develop and manage mechanisms for coordination and collaboration with other partners and grantees;
  • Support MOH in coordination of stakeholders (including facilitation of stakeholder annual meetings) to avoid overlap and maximize use of limited resources;
  • Ensure that WHO guidelines are followed for the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all RTI-supported NTD activities;
  • Ensure that proper field supervision and monitoring takes place for all activities, including trichiasis surgery, mass drug administration, and trachoma impact, surveillance, and trichiasis-only surveys;
  • Manage local national staff and oversee the performance management process; responsible for maintaining a clear organizational structure with specific roles, responsibilities and reporting lines;
  • Work with RTI operations team to monitor project activities and spending to ensure proper activity planning and meet donor financial and management reporting requirements on a timely basis;
  • Ensure good representation of RTI’s NTD work;
  • Perform international (up to 10%) and domestic travel (up to 30%); and perform other work as needed by RTI management.

Qualifications

Required/Must have

  • Master’s Degree in public health or other relevant discipline and at least 10 years’ progressive experience implementing and leading technical and program activities for donor-funded health programs (at national and regional levels). Experience with NTDs or other infectious diseases preferred;
  • Experience managing the implementation of large-scale health interventions;
  • Demonstrated managerial skills;
  • Experience in all aspects of program management: conceiving, planning, organizing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating;
  • Diplomatic and great communication skills. Resourceful and analytical;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Fluent in Portuguese /Proficient in English (oral and written);
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data along with knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines and M&E tools;
  • Demonstrated experience in supply chain management, particularly surrounding pharmaceuticals;
  • Experience with USAID-supported projects.
  TO APPLY: Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. This position is contingent upon award and funding. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Nutrition Officer (Information)

October 5, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a fair chance.

UNICEF and partners in support to the Government of Mozambique are committed to address key challenges faced by children and women and help them fully realize their full rights.  Those challenges include high vulnerability to poverty, high level of chronic malnutrition, high rates of child marriage and low access to quality social services. UNICEF is fully committed to guarantee the survival, development, protection and participation of Mozambican children.

How can you make a difference?

Under the general supervision of the Nutrition Specialist and the Chief of Health and Nutrition, the Nutrition Officer (Information) will provide technical support to the nutrition information system in Mozambique by continued consolidation of methodologies, practices and tools related to the emergency nutrition information implemented during the last three years emergency response and align other important sources of nutrition information to the requirements of the IPC Acute Malnutrition analysis.

The position is created for a period of 364 days to provide technical assistance to SETSAN specialized information unit on food security and nutrition (SISAN), to support routine and surveillance system and to consolidate a M&E system for monitoring emergency response for UNICEF.

  • Monitor the application of the validated guidelines for nutritional assessments aligned with survey methodology and IPC Nutrition standards;
  • Identify learning needs and build the capacity of stakeholders in conducting nutrition assessments and IPC AMN analysis;
  • Working with SPEAR, support the elaboration and rolling out, through INE, of national standard and best practices for the measurements and analysis of anthropometric and nutrition specific information collected through surveys;
  • Work with the M&E and research Health & nutrition Specialist to ensure definition and introduction of key nutrition indicators linked with emergency nutrition program into SIS-MA, including at district level;
  • Set up monitoring system for DFID funded programme and any other humanitarian grant, and ensure regular updates on performance indicators to the Nutrition Specialists

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Nutrition, Public Health, National Epidemiology, Global/International Health and Nutrition, Health Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology, or another health-related science field;
  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree;
  • A minimum of one year of relevant professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care;
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis, particularly with large household budget surveys using STATA/SPSS software;
  • Experience in health/nutrition programme/project development in a UN system agency or organization is considered an asset;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Health Economist

September 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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Objectives of the programme

Expected outputs of the post respond to the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS)programme, which has the following objectives;-Improve governance and leadership, including reforms, to achieve UHC and-Planning, budgeting, M&E and research in place to guarantee more and better services of health based on people needs.

Description of duties

  • Provide technical advice and expertise for the development of Health Financing and Financial Protection policies and its respective implementation throughout all the stakeholders, including Ministry of Finances;
  • Lead and enchance partnership in health financing mechanisms among stakeholders, designing and monitoring of National Health Insurance and assessing Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms to improve efficiency;
  • Create awareness of the need for economic analysis and evaluations to inform strategic planning and decision making for health and financial policies;
  • Contribute to strengthening capacity to undertake economic analysis, evaluations and research to generate evidence for planning, advancing policies and programs, together with MoH and/or National Health Institute and Research Institutions;
  • Review and assess national health financing information and recommend methods for improvement of data collection and national health accounts;
  • Promote WHO policies, programs and guidelines in health financing through analysis of health services financing strategies aimed at providing recommendations for improving health financing;
  • Follow up and support PFM reforms within Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finances (MEF) mostly related with Planning and budgeting;
  • Coordination, leadership and engagement with other UN agencies and partners to enchance action related to health financing policy towards UHC;
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

Education

  • Essential: First University Degree in Economics or Health or other related field;
  • Desirable: Masters in Health Economics, or Public Health or other related field.

Experience

  • Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in the health sector of a developing country, including economic analysis and health financing.Good knowledge of policy making, planning and financing processes in the health sector and health coordination mechanisms and partnerships;
  • Desirable: Experience and knowledge of the work of WHO or other related UN agencies will be advantageous.

Skills

  • Good knowledge of country situation with regard to health economics capacities, understanding of health financing systems, priorities and policies, along with WHO’s policies, practices, guidelines and procedures in the related areas and ability to apply them in the country office setting;
  • Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations;-Ability to review policies and objectives of assigned program and activities;-Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
  • Good knowledge of planning and financing processes in the health sector and health coordination mechanisms and partnerships;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good public speaking and communication skills;
  • Team spirit and time management skills.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork;
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences;
  • Communication

Use of Language Skills

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of Portuguese;
  • Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of English. Beginners knowledge of French.

Remuneration

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 47,440 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Additional information

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level;
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted;
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening;
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position;
  • WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review;
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual;
  • For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int;
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity;
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco;
  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

Director of Finance and Administration

September 27, 2018 Uncategorized

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CARE seeks a Director of Finance & Administration 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 Director of Finance and Administration is accountable for financial and administrative operations systems management as well as oversight of grants and grants management.  S/he will ensure financial operations are in compliance with CARE and USAID regulations.  S/he is accountable for budgeting and forecasting; data processing and record-keeping, and internal control systems and compliance of the program.

Other important functions of this position include staff management/performance management, development, and capacity building (including for grantees); oversight of operations and administration functions; quality review and analysis of financial reports to support management decision-making on the project; and compliance and control functions.

The Director reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and is a member of the program’s Senior Management Team (SMT); the SMT defines the project’s strategic orientation, develops team-based work processes, and ensures timely achievement of performance targets through good stewardship of project resources and effective feedback between monitoring and decision making.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Project Financial Management and Oversight.

  • Contribute to the development of annual work plans and translate the work plan to line items in order to develop annual and project budgets. Coordinate input for the annual budgeting process with the Chief of Party and partners. Develop budgets and budget forecasts; monitor budgets on an on-going basis;
  • Prepare financial information and interpret results to promote stewardship and manage risks. Monitor expenses against the program budget, and provide precise, detailed, reports during project start-up and throughout implementation and close-out;
  • Stay abreast of changes in the financial operating environment and promotes policies and processes to ensure the project adapts to these changes;
  • Review periodic financial and operations reports with the COP and DCOP;
  • Ensure that the project’s financial accounting environment is in compliance with USAID and CARE’s policies, procedures and regulations and legal requirements;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of robust local financial systems and processes.

Operations and Administrative Management

  • Provide overall management and coordination of program operations;
  • Coordinate with COP; DCOP; Finance Manager; and Operations Manager ensure that human, finance, procurement, and logistics resources are available for implementation. For optimum performance, maintain effective linkages between technical components and finance and administrative functions within the project;
  • Oversee the management of all aspects of procurement, from planning to purchasing, in compliance with CARE’s policies and standards and ensure logistics and procurement systems satisfy donor requirements;
  • Remain knowledgeable about the security situation in Mozambique.

Staff Management and Development, Training and Capacity Development

  • Assess training and development needs of finance and administrative operations staff;
  • Lead the hiring, onboarding, and performance management of project finance and administrative operations staff;
  • Ensure succession plans are developed and implemented for finance and administrative operations staff so that project staff receive high quality support services at all times.

Risk Management

  • Provide information, advice and technical assistance to partners and sub awardees on project related compliance issues such as financial reporting requirements, audit reports, procurement, and award monitoring;
  • Review and audit sub awardees’ reports, budgets, expenses and proposals to ensure compliance with award terms and USAID regulations and maintenance of accurate financial records;
  • Support the sub-grant contractual process in accordance with donor requirements;
  • Ensure quality and integrity of financial data and supporting documentation by reviewing reports regularly.

Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or other relevant field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in non-profit accounting and financial management, budgeting and reporting, contracts and/or grants administration, procurement, and project management and implementation;
  • Experience with US Government rules, regulations and standards associated with federal funds and non-profit accounting (Circulars A-110, A-133, A-122 and 22CFR226). Experience managing programs of a similar size, scope, and complexity. Solid analytical skills, problem solving and experience;
  • Capacity building and facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium and large sized groups;
  • Demonstrated experience managing and supervising a team of financial and administrative / operations professionals;
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards;
  • Good leadership, coaching and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to work on teams, work at detailed level and understand the larger picture;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word;
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to gender equity and diversity;
  • Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is required; knowledge of Portuguese desired
  • Ability to travel within Mozambique as required;
  • Qualified nationals of Mozambique are strongly encouraged to apply.

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

Health Systems Advisor

September 26, 2018 Uncategorized

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Ipas is seeking qualified candidates for the position of:  Health Systems Advisor, to be located in Zambezia, Mozambique. The Health Systems Advisor provides technical leadership to the program in Zambezia focusing on health systems, community development and advocacy particularly in stigma reduction, midwifery, and comprehensive abortion care including contraception, health system provider/site performance, and Ipas training efforts. The position shares knowledge on technical innovation, lessons learned, and best practices across regional/country teams, technical staff and externally.  The position works to guide and manage the team, ensuring implementation of quality health systems activities, aligned with Ipas’s organizational strategies, standards and goals.

Responsibilities

  • Designs, plans, organizes, implements, evaluates, and documents trainings and workshops on high-quality comprehensive abortion care and contraceptive services;
  • Collaborates and builds partnerships with key implementing partners including various Central and Provincial Ministry of Health departments and staff, medical training institutions, medical associations, commodity and supply agencies, and non-governmental organizations;
  • Contributes to the development, dissemination, and implementation of national standards and guidelines and training resources for abortion and contraceptive care;
  • Ensures supportive supervision and program mentoring to program sites and providers in accordance with organizational guidelines and standard operating procedures;
  • Supports improvements in service organization, infrastructure, and processes to optimize the quality and effectiveness of safe abortion and contraceptive care;
  • Provides technical input to link research program, development of regulations, approval and implementation of regulations, protocols, standards and guidelines related to the implementation of the comprehensive abortion care model;
  • Prepares reports on training events and other program activities to document project progress;
  • Monitors progress of health systems work, including analyzing service delivery data; identify issues and trends and work with partners to develop solutions to address challenges and improve service delivery;
  • Identifies opportunities to document and share health systems technical innovation, lessons learned, and best practices from the Mozambique context within Ipas and to external audiences;
  • Represents Ipas at local, provincial, national and at times international meetings as needed;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in relevant field;
  • 7-8+ years’ experience;
  • Training, facilitation and mentoring experience;
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment;
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% and work additional hours when needed.

Fluency in written and spoken English and Portuguese as well as relevant local languages.

Preferred

  • 2 or more years of program management experience;
  • Experience working in a clinical environment.

Experience working in a non-profit organization.

Individual Consultant to support PRN

September 26, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, A childhood

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the Assignment:

Consultant to support PRN scale up in Mozambique

  1. Methodology and Technical Approach: Under the leadership of UNICEF Nutrition Section and MISAU nutrition department PRN program and in coordination with PRN implementation partners in Mozambique, the consultant will consolidate information build a situational analysis, facilitate a strategic workshop, facilitate BNA analysis and marginal budgeting to define a scale up plan for PRN implementation in Mozambique.  This will require the following:
  2.  Activities and Tasks:

Phase 1: 40 days over 2 months

  • Define caseload estimated of people affected by acute malnutrition for the different population segments of the PRN program in Mozambique i.e. SAM with complication, SAM, MAM and children over five, adolescent and adult;
  • Compile information form the different sources related to PRN program implementation over the last 3 years 2015-2017, including PRN own monitoring data, data form DHIS2 platform of the MISAU, data from nutrition supplies management and inventories;
  • Establish a cost estimate (unit cost and overall cost) on the implementation of the different component of the PRN program, and establish financial needs to carry out expansion strategies for each of the PRN component.

Phase 2: 40 days over 2 months:

  • Facilitate a workshop with MISAU PRN program and partners and other departments, PRN responsible at provincial level, and PRN partners to define a draft of the national scale up plan for the PRN program in all its components;
  • Systematize the results of the workshop and prepare a draft national scale up plan with a costing analysis included for the PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Compile information over main determinants on program implementation to facilitate a bottle-necks analysis on PRN program implementation;
  • Facilitate a workshop on BNA analysis and marginal budgeting based on results to help prioritize interventions to scale up PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Produce a scale-up plan strategy for review by MoH and PRN WG.

Deliverables and Payments:

  • PRN situational analysis including caseload determination, current and projected implementation and cost analysis;
  • Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program based on results from the analysis workshop (facilitated by the consultant);
  • Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation;
  • Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program.

Final report with recommendations and follow up actions

Payments will be processed upon acceptance of the corresponding deliverable and against an invoice that will refer to the contract reference and deliverable number on progress against indicated deliverables. For this international consultancy an estimated 80 days of work are considered in two separate implementation phases in October/November 2018 and in April /May 2019. Payments will be approved by the CHN section chief.

Deliverable 1:

  • Delivery timeframe: November 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): PRN situational analysis

Deliverable 2:

  • Delivery timeframe: Dec 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program

  Deliverable 3:

  •  Delivery timeframe: April 2019
  •   Deliverable/product(s): Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation

  Deliverable 4:

  • Delivery timeframe: May 2019
  • Deliverable/product(s): Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program

Final report with recommendations and follow up action

Management and Supervision:

The position will report to the nutrition specialist, P3. The incumbent is expected to work independently but in close coordination with MISAU nutrition department and UNICEF CHN section. No travel to the provinces is expected. Two round trips from country of origin to Maputo are expected during the consultancy

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Academic qualifications:

  • Master or PhD degree in nutrition, or public health and nutrition or other relevant discipline.

Work experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in IMAM programs at international level
  • Experience in defining scale up plans for IMAM programs is an asset

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Portuguese is desirable

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Social Policy Officer – Knowlewdge and Management

September 26, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Equity

How can you make a difference?

Specifically, the incumbent is expected to:

  • Provide direct technical support to sections in the design, quality assurance and oversight of selected research and evaluation projects;
  • Synthesize cross-sectoral research and evaluation findings, develop policy-relevant dissemination strategies and cohesive advocacy products;
  • Lead on a range of knowledge sharing activities that foster cross-thematic learning on what works (and what doesn’t), identifying evidence and equity gaps for CO ongoing and emerging programming work;

Build skills of UNICEF staff in sound evaluation methodologies and use policy-led and SDG relevant evaluation approaches;

For more information, please see attached ToR – K & M.docx

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:

  • Advanced university degree (Master or Doctoral studies) in social sciences, knowledge management, economics, development or related fields;
  • Basic training / certification on research ethics is highly desirable;

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in applied research, evaluation and knowledge management activities with the focus on child rights, some at the international level.
  • Developing country work experience is a plus.

Language Proficiency

Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is highly desirable.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at: UNICEF_Competencies

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process

Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Technical Advisor

September 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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About the Agency

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), alongside its sister Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, has implemented innovative, community-driven solutions to development challenges for more than 45 years. It focusses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organisations sharing its objectives. With a small staff, a host of cooperating agencies and thousands of volunteers, the Foundation reaches out to vulnerable populations on four continents, irrespective of their race, religion, political persuasion or gender.

The position

Aga Khan Foundation Mozambique (AKF(Moz)) is an agency of AKF and the greater, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), AKF (Moz) has been active in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province since 2001. AKF (Moz) takes a multi-input area development approach to improve the quality of life for vulnerable households in selected areas of Cabo Delgado, by investing in health, early childhood development, education, agriculture and food security, economic development, and civil society and local governance.

AKF(Moz) is initiating a new five-year project “Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women and Girls in Cabo Delgado” (SPARC), funded by Global Affairs Canada, in six districts of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. SPARC will seek to improve the quality and access to services related to the prevention of maternal and new-born mortality and morbidity, improved comprehensive emergency obstetric care (CEmOC) services, adolescent health services, family planning and counselling services, unsafe abortion prevention, STI prevention and management, and the prevention and management of sexual violence. The project will also focus on improving health provider capacity to deliver services, community awareness, and facility infrastructure improvement.

The Position

AKF(Moz) is seeking an experienced Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Technical Advisor to join the AKF(Moz) health team to launch and manage a newly awarded five-year Canadian SPARC grant focused on improving sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and adolescents in six districts of Cabo Delgado province (Mueda, Muidumbe, Nangade, Namuno, Balama, and Montepuez).

The SRHR Technical Advisor will be based in Pemba.He/she will have the active support of AKF(Moz)’s senior Health programme managers in carrying out their day-to-day work.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities of the SRHR Technical Advisor will include:

  • Work with strategic partners including DPS, GAC and other global and local partners to oversee and implement a comprehensive SPARC project;
  • Build the capacity of project partners and government partners to strategically and effectively deliver a diverse range of SRHR programmes;
  • Plan, organise, and facilitate the development of training and workshops to improve SRHR-focused programme implementation, including on comprehensive abortion care, contraceptive services, post-abortion care inclusive of post-abortion family planning, the legal framework and values clarification/health care ethic and others identified during programme implementation;
  • Develop and disseminate innovations, tools, and approaches for delivering SRHR services to poor, marginalised and underserved groups, including adolescents;
  • Support, write, and review a range of programmatic and technical reports, and briefs for AKF(Moz), local partners, and GAC as required;
  • Disseminate and promote sharing of SRH information and initiatives through relevant channels;
  • Ensure that SRHR-focused programmes incorporate the latest evidence and understanding of best practices;
  • Contribute to the identification, development and monitoring of strategic SRHR-related priorities and opportunities in consultation with the Senior Health Programme Officer and other key internal stakeholders;
  • Working closely with senior-level project staff, and AKF regional staff, conceptualise, design and implement regional and in-country capacity building plans;
  • Support the development and implementation of annual technical work plans and budgets, for the region, ensuring GAC and project priorities are addressed.

The requirements

The successful candidate is expected to have:

  • A master’s degree in public health, social sciences, medicine or any other relevant subjects or equivalent standard of education;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in SRHR programme management in developing countries, particularly in Mozambique to include the development/implementation of SRHR policies, programmes and service delivery approaches in an operational context;
  • Experience in designing and implementing reproductive health / family planning programme management in Mozambique;
  • Experience in integrated health, maternal and new-born health, comprehensive reproductive health, community-based health and community level assessment, or some combination of above;
  • Sound technical knowledge/scientific understanding of reproductive health / family planning research, and experience of designing, and managing of evidence-based programmes;
  • Experience engaging the government, civil society organisations, and other key stakeholders to support project implementation;
  • Strong background in adolescent health and specifically SRHR;
  • Understanding of laws and existing practices official and unofficial in communities and health facilities.

Evaluation Consulants (Governance and Inclusive Sustainable Development)

September 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carries out Independent Country Programme Evaluations (ICPEs) to assess UNDP’s contributions to national development results and evaluate the effectiveness of UNDP’s strategy. The purpose of the ICPEs is to: i) support the development of the next UNDP Country Programme Document, and ii) strengthen accountability of UNDP to national stakeholders and to the Executive Board.

In 2019, IEO is conducting an ICPE in Mozambique and in Guinea-Bissau. The IEO is hiring an independent consultant/evaluator to cover the areas of governance and inclusive sustainable development (poverty reduction and economic transformation) under each Country Programme.

The duration of the consultancy contract is estimated at 20 to 30 days between November 2018 and June 2019 for Mozambique; and between February 2019 and October 2019 for Guinea-Bissau.

Click here for full evaluation TOR for Mozambique and here for full evaluation TOR for Guinea-Bissau.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Lead Evaluators, the consultant will provide technical expertise and knowledge on the national context and thematic areas of governance and inclusive sustainable development (poverty reduction and economic transformation). In addition, the consultant will also cover cross-cutting issues under the assigned thematic areas such as gender, human rights, South-South Cooperation and capacity development. Click here for full job description and expected outputs. Specifically, the consultant will:

  • Conduct preliminary research and desk review of relevant documents provided by IEO for the assigned thematic area;
  • Develop a data collection plan including the data collection instruments to be used and a list of key stakeholders for interviews;
  • Collect, analyse and synthesize primary and secondary data for the assigned thematic area, through interviews and meetings (virtual or in person) with relevant UN staff, and key partners such as government counterparts, beneficiaries, local partners, civil society organisations, private sector and academia, to provide the core inputs for analysis papers;
  • Participate fully in the data collection mission in the country;
  • Participate and contribute to the team’s working sessions, including the analysis workshop and presentation of preliminary evaluation findings to the UNDP country office at the end of the mission;
  • Prepare an analysis paper for the assigned thematic area and revise it as needed, as per comments received from the IEO;
  • Contribute to the preparation of the final ICPE report, as well as the following revisions based on comments received by relevant stakeholders;
  • Contribute and participate in the presentation of evaluation results to main national stakeholders via video conference, as required.

Competencies

Functional competencies

  • Excellent analytical skills, including the capacity to synthesize large amount of information from different sources in a limited amount of time while ensuring its quality.
  • Good knowledge and management of information technologies to present findings of the evaluation.

Corporate competencies

  • Knowledge of the country context, development issues and challenges;
  • Familiarity with UNDP or UN operations in Mozambique / Guinea-Bissau, in the country and region;
  • Ability to work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, maintaining professionalism, diplomacy, courtesy and being tactful.

Operational Effectiveness competencies

  • Ability to conduct an evaluation with high ethical standards, ensuring independence and confidentiality;
  • Ability to manage a substantive workload in an organized manner during a short period of time;
  • Availability to travel and focus on the evaluation as required to meet deliverable deadlines within the agreed timeframe;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese; and English is an asset.

Required Skills and Experience

Education

  • A university degree (Master’s or PhD), in a discipline relevant to the thematic area (governance and inclusive sustainable development) such as Economics, Political Science or other Social Sciences.

Experience

  • At least seven (7) years of experience implementing and/or evaluating development programmes focused on governance and inclusive sustainable development (poverty reduction and economic transformation);
  • Extensive experience in program evaluation and/or mastery of techniques and methods of data collection, interviews and quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Experience in gender-resposive programming and/or evaluation;
  • Experience conducting programme evaluations for UNDP or other development cooperation agencies in Mozambique/Guinea-Bissau is an asset.

Language

  • Ability to work in Portuguese (oral and written) is essential. Ability to work in English is an advantage.

Application Instructions

Applicants are invited to upload as one combined document the following documents to the UNDP Jobs site:

  • Personal CV or P11, indicating all experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of at least three (3) professional references;
  • A brief cover letter (250-400 words) specifying (a) the country of interest for the assignment (Mozambique or Guinea-Bissau or both) and (b) details of any potential conflict of interest in having worked in a programmatic capacity for UNDP over the last 5 years; and
  • A completed Confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal Form that indicates your daily rate for this consultancy.

Candidates not sending any of the requested information will be disqualified. Please note that the system can only accept one uploaded document therefore all documents must be combined into a single document for upload.

Evaluation Consulants (Environment, Natural Resources Management and Disaster Risk Reduction)

September 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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Background

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carries out Independent Country Programme Evaluations (ICPEs) to assess UNDP’s contributions to national development results and evaluate the effectiveness of UNDP’s strategy. The purpose of the ICPEs is to: i) support the development of the next UNDP Country Programme Document, and ii) strengthen accountability of UNDP to national stakeholders and to the Executive Board.

In 2019, IEO is conducting an ICPE in Mozambique and in Guinea-Bissau. The IEO is hiring an independent consultant/evaluator to cover the areas of environment, natural resources management and disaster risk reduction under each Country Programme.

The duration of the consultancy contract is estimated at 20 and 30 days between the months of November 2018 and June 2019 for Mozambique; and between February 2019 and October 2019 for Guinea-Bissau.

Click here for full evaluation TOR for Mozambique and here full evaluation TOR for Guinea-Bissau.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Lead Evaluators, the consultant will provide technical expertise and knowledge on the national context and the thematic areas of environment, natural resources management and disaster risk reduction. In addition, the consultant will also cover cross-cutting issues under the assigned thematic areas such as gender, human rights, South-South Cooperation and capacity development. Click here for full job description and expected outputs. Specifically, the consultant will:

  • Conduct preliminary research and desk review of relevant documents provided by IEO for the assigned thematic area;
  • Develop a data collection plan including the data collection instruments to be used and a list of key stakeholders for interviews:
  • Collect, analyse and synthesize primary and secondary data for the assigned thematic area, through interviews and meetings (virtual or in person) with relevant UN staff, and key partners such as government counterparts, beneficiaries, local partners, civil society organisations, private sector and academia, to provide the core inputs for the analysis papers;
  • Participate fully in the data collection mission in the country;
  • Participate and contribute to the team’s working sessions, including the analysis workshop and presentation of preliminary evaluation findings to the UNDP country office at the end of the mission;
  • Prepare an analysis paper for the assigned thematic area and revise it as needed, as per comments received from the IEO;
  • Pontribute to the preparation of the final ICPE report, as well as the following revisions based on comments received by relevant stakeholders;
  • Contribute and participate in the presentation of evaluation results to main national stakeholders via videoconference, as required.

Competencies

Functional competencies

  • Excellent analytical skills, including the capacity to synthesize large amount of information from different sources in a limited amount of time while ensuring its quality;
  • Good knowledge and management of information technologies to present findings of the evaluation.

Corporate competencies

  • Knowledge of the country context, development issues and challenges;
  • Familiarity with UNDP or UN operations in Mozambique/ Guinea-Bissau, in the country and region;
  • Ability to work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, maintaining professionalism, diplomacy, courtesy and being tactful.

Operational Effectiveness competencies

  • Ability to conduct an evaluation with high ethical standards, ensuring independence and confidentiality;
  • Ability to manage a substantive workload in an organized manner during a short period of time;
  • Availability to travel and focus on the evaluation as required to meet deliverable deadlines within the agreed timeframe;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese; English is an asset.

Required Skills and Experience

Education

  • A university degree (Master’s or PhD), in a discipline relevant to the outcome area (environment, natural resources management and disaster risk reduction).

Experience

  • At least seven (7) years of experience implementing and/or evaluating development programmes focused on environment, natural resources management and disaster risk reduction;
  • Extensive experience in program evaluation and/or mastery of techniques and methods of data collection, interviews and quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Experience in gender-responsive programming and/or evaluation;
  • Experience conducting programme evaluations for UNDP or other development cooperation agencies in Mozambique/Guinea-Bissau is an asset.

Language

  • Ability to work in Portuguese (oral and written) is essential. Ability to work in English is an advantage.

Application Instructions

Applicants are invited to upload as one combined document the following documents to the UNDP Jobs site:

  • Personal CV or P11, indicating all experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of at least three (3) professional references;
  • A brief cover letter (250-400 words) specifying (a) the country of interest for the assignment (Mozambique or Guinea-Bissau or both) and (b) details of any potential conflict of interest in having worked in a programmatic capacity for UNDP over the last 5 years; and
  • A completed Confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal Form that indicates your daily rate for this consultancy;

Candidates not sending any of the requested information will be disqualified. Please note that the system can only accept one uploaded document therefore all documents must be combined into a single document for upload.

Consultancy

September 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, A childhood

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the Assignment:

Consultant to support PRN scale up in Mozambique

Methodology and Technical Approach:

Under the leadership of UNICEF Nutrition Section and MISAU nutrition department PRN program and in coordination with PRN implementation partners in Mozambique, the consultant will consolidate information build a situational analysis, facilitate a strategic workshop, facilitate BNA analysis and marginal budgeting to define a scale up plan for PRN implementation in Mozambique.  This will require the following:

Activities and Tasks:

Phase 1: 40 days over 2 months

  • Define caseload estimated of people affected by acute malnutrition for the different population segments of the PRN program in Mozambique i.e. SAM with complication, SAM, MAM and children over five, adolescent and adult;
  • Compile information form the different sources related to PRN program implementation over the last 3 years 2015-2017, including PRN own monitoring data, data form DHIS2 platform of the MISAU, data from nutrition supplies management and inventories;
  • Establish a cost estimate (unit cost and overall cost) on the implementation of the different component of the PRN program, and establish financial needs to carry out expansion strategies for each of the PRN component.

Phase 2: 40 days over 2 months:

  • Facilitate a workshop with MISAU PRN program and partners and other departments, PRN responsible at provincial level, and PRN partners to define a draft of the national scale up plan for the PRN program in all its components;
  • Systematize the results of the workshop and prepare a draft national scale up plan with a costing analysis included for the PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Compile information over main determinants on program implementation to facilitate a bottle-necks analysis on PRN program implementation;
  • Facilitate a workshop on BNA analysis and marginal budgeting based on results to help prioritize interventions to scale up PRN program in Mozambique;
  • Produce a scale-up plan strategy for review by MoH and PRN WG.

Deliverables and Payments:

  • PRN situational analysis including caseload determination, current and projected implementation and cost analysis;
  • Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program based on results from the analysis workshop (facilitated by the consultant);
  • Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation;
  • Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program;
  • Final report with recommendations and follow up actions;
  • Payments will be processed upon acceptance of the corresponding deliverable and against an invoice that will refer to the contract reference and deliverable number on progress against indicated deliverables. For this international consultancy an estimated 80 days of work are considered in two separate implementation phases in October/November 2018 and in April /May 2019. Payments will be approved by the CHN section chief.

Deliverable 1:

  • Delivery time-frame: November 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): PRN situational analysis

Deliverable 2:

  • Delivery timeframe: Dec 2018
  • Deliverable/product(s): Draft strategic scale up plan for the PRN program

  Deliverable 3:

  •  Delivery timeframe: April 2019;
  •   Deliverable/product(s): Bottle-neck analysis document on program implementation.

  Deliverable 4:

  • Delivery timeframe: May 2019;
  • Deliverable/product(s): Prioritization and marginal budgeting scenarios for the prioritized interventions to scale up the PRN program;
  • Final report with recommendations and follow up action.

Management and Supervision:

The position will report to the nutrition specialist, P3. The incumbent is expected to work independently but in close coordination with MISAU nutrition department and UNICEF CHN section. No travel to the provinces is expected. Two round trips from country of origin to Maputo are expected during the consultancy

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Academic qualifications:

  •  Master or PhD degree in nutrition, or public health and nutrition or other relevant discipline.

Work experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in IMAM programs at international level;
  • Experience in defining scale up plans for IMAM programs is an asset.

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in Portuguese is desirable.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Hydraulic Design Engineer

September 21, 2018 Uncategorized

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Our client in the civil engineering sector is looking for a Portuguese speaking Hydraulic Design Engineer to join their team based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate on project teams and represent the hydraulic engineering discipline;
  • Coordinate the work of other hydraulic designers and consultants on large projects;
  • Responsible for management and delivery of water supply project, water distribution networks, recycled water and wastewater collection system modeling, water resource management and planning projects;
  • Perform a variety of design tasks in multiple elements of civil engineering with an emphasis in site/civil, stream channels, culverts, bridges, and storm water management systems while also working on complex hydraulic and storm water management design projects driven by current regulatory requirements, water quality regulations, and permits;
  • Develop hydrologic and hydraulic modeling using various computer models such as EPANET, HEC-RAS;
  • Recommend design alternatives and complete design solutions for projects;
  • Provide final plans, specifications and estimates for hydraulic and hydrology water project;
  • Act as project manager for consultant contracts, including developing scope of work, consultant selection and negotiation;
  • Mentor other professional designers, engineers, and technicians;
  • Coordinate with peers to ensure that hydraulic design policies and standards are current and appropriate;
  • Provide quality control review of the hydraulic design and details of minor to complex projects prepared by other engineers;
  • Provide technical assistance to designers related to hydraulic engineering design and detailing.

 Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with 10 years’ experience in hydrology, hydraulic engineering principles and design methods;
  • Experience using hydraulic and civil design software;
  • Experience performing hydraulic designs for highly complex projects;
  • Experience working in a senior or lead engineering designer role;
  • Experience as a project manager for consultant contracts;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese will be an advantage.

Finance Director

September 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Director of Finance and Administration 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 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. 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 Responsibilities:

The Director of Finance and Administration will have the following responsibilities:

  • Set up and adjust as needed all field-based financial, administrative, 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;
  • Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general financial management and processes, subaward financial management, accounting, and administrative and logistical aspects;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project operational procedures, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Mozambican context;
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, subaward and operations aspects of project;
  • Ensure compliance of financial systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of the Republic of Mozambique 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 agreement-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, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management;
  • 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;
  • Supervise other project-based finance, procurement, administrative, and contract & grants staff.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required; 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;
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a developing country; Mozambique experience is preferred;
    Familiarity with USG rules and regulations for grants and contracts is required; USAID cooperative agreement experience strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles;
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing budgets of $25 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
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese 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 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.

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.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director

September 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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The MEL Director will oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of a potential USAID project in Mozambique focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. S/he leads the development of and manages the MEL Plan. The MEL Director develops and maintains systems to collect data and leads analysis to produce information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program. S/he collaborates with and oversees sub-grantees to provide feedback on data collection and indicators; analyzes data reported from sub-grantees, and supports training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods. S/he collaborates with the program team to design operations research (OR) to support learning, evaluation and planning, and oversees the implementation of OR projects as well as analysis, dissemination, and use. She/he shares MEL data and improvement plans, as well as strategies for program improvements for greater program effects with program team. It is anticipated that the position will be based in Nampula, Mozambique 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 Responsibilities:

  • Designs and oversees the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the project;
  • Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of project evaluation activities. This includes development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research;
  • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of monitoring of specific technical components;
  • Work closely with the heads of projects to co-design monitoring tools, selecting indicators, and determining field monitoring responsibilities. Works to ensure tool 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;
  • 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 the Republic of Mozambique counterparts and other key stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • 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, with at least five years experience in a management position;
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods;
  • Experience with USG-funded projects;
  • Strong background or formal training in evaluating international development programs such as but not limited to, Family Planning and Reproductive Health and/or Maternal and Child Health;
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills;
  • Extensive experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese required;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow;
  • Experience with and documented skills for design, implementation and oversight of electronic data collection tools (DHIS2, DHIS2 Tracker, CommCare, SurveyCTO), and in the use of data visualization techniques and software (DHIS2, Tableau, PowerBI, etc.);
  • 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.

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.

Technical Director

September 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Technical Director for an anticipated USAID project in Mozambique focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. The DCOP/Technical Director will be responsible for technical leadership of the program to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated. S/he will manage the design and implementation of key components of the program description and ensure adherence to global standards of excellence in health service delivery programming. 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 Responsibilities:

The Technical Director will have the following responsibilities:

  • Cooperate closely with the Chief of Party (COP) on all technical matters;
  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight for community and facility-based MNCH services;
  • Lead design and implementation of community-based and clinical program activities to increase access to quality health services for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health;
  • Ensure program activities are evidence-based, adapted to local context and reflect state-of-the-art knowledge and best practices for RMNCH service provision;
  • Provide strategic leadership for training and mentorship for clinical services;
  • Lead the response to the specified deliverables, goals of grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI 360 and USAID grant requirements;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Mozambican context;
  • Oversee a team of technical staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members;
  • Oversee technical outputs of all partner organizations through regular field visits, and facilitate work planning and regular technical meetings for all consortium partners;
  • Identify technical assistance needs and training resources among project staff, partners, government counterparts and beneficiaries and coordinate technical assistance provision;
  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination and linkages to other programs, partners and counterparts, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations;
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual work plans and progress reports in a timely fashion for submission to USAID;
  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms;
  • Serve as a program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the Chief of Party.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in public health, health communication, social sciences, or a closely related field is required; a medical doctor or nurse-midwife with public health training is strongly preferred;
  • At least 10 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 mentorship at the clinical, regional and national level;
  • Knowledge of high impact interventions in maternal, newborn and child health;
  • Experience working in Mozambique preferred;
  • 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;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese 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, etc.

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.

Youth Engagement and Participatory Research Specialist

September 18, 2018 Uncategorized

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VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

The purpose of the Youth Led Participatory Research is to understand how young people are engaged in programmes, organizational operations and governance, and also to inform decision making on youth related matters. This will serve as part of evidence gathering on best practices on youth engagement, exploring further opportunities, enablers and barriers for meaningful youth engagement within VSO and in community, regional, national, continental and global levels, and to facilitate development of VSO’s Youth Engagement framework and articulation of youth contribution to VSO’s Global Engagement Framework.

The Youth Engagement and participatory Research Specialist will work directly with the country programme team, M&E focal person and youth volunteers, guided by Global Youth Engagement Officer and Global Youth Engagement manager, and in collaboration with Knowledge for Impact team, Programme Development team and Engagement and Partnership team.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Educated at Masters Level in social sciences, research for social sciences or equivalent;
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in Youth participatory action research and community advocacy with and by young people;
  • Sound knowledge of the current participatory research approaches and methodologies;
  • Experience in youth coaching and mentoring;
  • Experience and knowledge in Positive Youth Development Framework;
  • Experience working with/training low capacity teams/grass root organisations;
  • Excellent documentation and report writing skills;
  • Skills in the application and use of various data analysis tools, SPSS, Epi-data;
  • Good training and facilitation skills;
  • Proven planning, organizational and systems management competencies.

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and suitable character to work in a slow-paced environment which can be bureaucratic (requiring patience and tenacity);
  • Conceptual and analytical thinker;
  • Ability to adjust and adapt easily to a new environment, culture and situation; address multiple challenges in the workplace and be able to work with minimal supervision;
  • A team player able to work alongside their local colleagues in a spirit of partnership;
  • Proactive, supportive and accommodative

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Some background about VSO

Much has changed since VSO started 60 years ago. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. In 2016/2017 alone, we worked with over 7,000 volunteers from all over the world and from all backgrounds to deliver services that had an impact on the lives of almost 2.6 million people in the 24 countries where we work. Our programmes focus on the areas of health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We believe progress is only possible when we work together and that strong partnerships are crucial to delivering positive change. That’s why we work with over 500 partner organisations, from local and national governments, to businesses, NGOs, funders, charities and community groups. Currently, over 30% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same; to build a world without poverty.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Team Leader- WASH-FIN

September 14, 2018 Uncategorized

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Tetra Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Team Leader candidates for the USAID/WASH-FIN program.

Tetra Tech is implementing the USAID funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene Finance (WASH-FIN) project in Mozambique aiming to close WASH Sector financing gaps. In Mozambique, the program will focus on improving WASH sector financing and service delivery through support to selected municipalities in leveraging additional financing through private capital and/or blended finance. WASH-FIN will further undertake knowledge management activities in Mozambique and engage stakeholders from the broader region. Towards this end, the project has a vacancy for a Team Leader for Mozambique to be based in either Maputo or a northern province on a fixed term contract. The Mozambique Team Leader will be the main link with all partners, USAID | Mozambique, and the WASH-FIN team. The Mozambique Team Leader will be responsible for the performance of a wide range of program management activities and direct oversight for project administration and financial management, supervising directly full-time administrative support staff, short-term consultants, and subcontractors providing intermittent technical assistance for project execution.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership to the implementation of the WASH-FIN project in Mozambique;
  • Build strong implementation partnerships with USAID | Mozambique mission, Ministry of Water, Municipalities, peer development agencies, thought leaders in the WASH and urban infrastructure sectors, and other key partners;
  • Prepare detailed weekly and quarterly activities reports, and other intermittent reporting as required;
  • Develop budgets and other resources planning for the implementation of project activities;
  • Coordinate all project activities and ensure complementarity with other relevant programs financed by both USAID and other partners;
  • Supervise directly full-time administrative support staff, local and international consultants hired and contracted for the project;
  • Liaise with Open Capital Advisors on implementation of Component 2 of WASH-FIN;
  • Carry out other specific duties and tasks as may be assigned within identified competencies.

Essential Skills:

  • Technically competent, independent and collaborative and excellent in communication and written technical reports;
  • Excellent technical assistance management and working relationship skills with municipalities and government agencies;
  • Training and capacity building skills;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment;
  • Excellent advocacy and communications skills;
  • Highly proficient in English and Portuguese.

Qualifications:

  • Qualifications and skills: Master’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics or any other relevant degree. Excellent advocacy and communications skills are required;
  • General professional experience: A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the financing and/or service delivery of urban infrastructure in Mozambique;
  • At least 5 years of experience in urban infrastructure issues (either engineering or financing);
  • Experience in investment planning for private or public organisations;
  • Experience in management of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Experience in working in a donor-funded environment.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

  • Cover Letter;
  • CV in reverse chronological format (in English);
  • List of at least three professional references (Please provide email and phone numbers).

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted. Deadline for applications is October 10, 2018.

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

Resources Management Officer

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized

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Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) for IOM Mozambique and technical
oversight from the Senior Regional Resource Management Officer (SRRMO) as well as in close
collaboration with the Department of Resources Management (DRM) and other relevant units at
Headquarters (HQs) and Manila Administrative Centre (MAC), the successful candidate will be
responsible and accountable for supervising and coordinating the administrative, budgetary and
financial functions of the Mission and its sub-offices.

Core Functions/ Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in monitoring and overseeing the financial management for all activities in the Mission
    and its sub-offices including the oversight of financial expenditure and accountability; undertake financial analysis of projects in the Mission;
  2. Train and supervise support staff in the administrative and finance unit in accordance with the Organization’s regulations and procedures;
  3. Assist in forecasting cash flows according to activities in the Mission and ensure daily control
    of funds disbursed; verify that funding is received in accordance with donor agreements;
  4. Assist the supervisor in preparing the annual budget for the Mission, in coordination with the
    relevant Project Managers. Monitor the budget control process and analyse variances between
    budget(s) and actual expenditures monthly and assist in the preparation of budgets for new
    projects;
  5. Apply administrative and human resources policies, rules and regulations and make
    recommendations for resolving difficult or sensitive cases;
  6. Maintain and implement appropriate internal controls to safeguard the Organization’s assets,
    control cash and prevent fraud;
  7. Track and coordinate all financial reporting and follow up so that requirements are met in a
    timely manner including the submission of financial, interim and final reports in accordance with IOM and donor requirements in close coordination with the supervisor;
  8. Manage the Mission’s office premises, equipment, vehicles and supplies. Ensure the
    maintenance of an up-to-date asset inventory system, which ensures that all assets are
    accounted for and reflected on inventory sheets;
  9. Propose improvements in work methods and procedures; identify bottlenecks and
    recommend action to resolve problems or correct errors and bring to the attention of the
    supervisor any unusual trends;
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration;
  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
    differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible;
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
    consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct;
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed
    manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Experience

  • Experience with international institutions knowledge of International Public-Sector Accounting;
  • Standards (IPSAS) and SAP is highly desirable;
  • Experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting;
  • Experience in human resources management;
  • Experience with internal control assessment, internal and/or external/project audits;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
  • High level of computer literacy, experience in computerized accounting systems and software;
  • Field experience a plus, including in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as
    well as with international institutions.

Languages

  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
    differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible;
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
    consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct;
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed
    manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve
    shared goals and optimize results;
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely
    manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes;
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and
    innovate;
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes
    responsibility for own action and delegated work;
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains
    complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the
    ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential;
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling
    environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential;
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and
    communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

  • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile;
  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding
    confirmation;
  • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are
    nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible;
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

 

Country Lead

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized

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Our Client is looking for experienced, fiercely entrepreneurial, and values-driven leaders to founder the company in new countries across Africa. After on-boarding in Uganda and other markets, Country Leads will drive the company to long-term market leader status by:

  1. Designing a country-specific business plan and go-to-market strategy;
  2. Building and leading a high-performing, passionate team with strong  Family culture;
  3. Driving execution against the strategy;
  4. Analyzing performance and iterating on the product and the business plan where needed, and;
  5. Relentlessly pursuing an exceptional customer experience at each step along the way with the aim of building a high-impact and profitable business.

Country Leads will also be responsible for building strong relationships with governments, debt investors and other partners.
Staying true to our lean startup roots, the client will empower Country Leads with a highly decentralized and entrepreneurial governance structure that will allow Country Leads to make decisions close to the customers and to iterate and innovative on the businesses based on the unique needs of the local market.

Responsibilities:

  • Design market entry, launch, and scaling strategy with an accompanying budget and ambitious but achievable milestones for the team to perform against;
  • Continuously monitor product fit and pricing, marketing, sales, distribution, portfolio health, technical integration with Fenix systems, and service with potential partners, as well as customer experience and country-specific customer insights;
  • Leverage and collaborate with global team and other country leads for insight and support;
  • Develop and execute a hiring strategy to build and rapidly grow a high-performing team from senior leadership team members to front line staff;
  • Help create a culture that recognizes and embraces  vision and values, always encourages success, and supports all employees;
  • Set vision, goals, and targets to motivate a team to execute;
  • Where necessary, lead market entry research to critically evaluate and determine market readiness, key risks, total addressable market, customer energy spend, product-market-fit and product offers;
  • Design, build, create, and execute a new market entry strategy and draft a corresponding business plan, go-to-market strategy, and financial model for the first 1-3 years of operation.

 Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Entrepreneurial experience designing, executing, iterating and scaling entrepreneurial ventures/activities;
  • Proven ability to deliver results and to drive teams to deliver results;
  • At least 3 – 5+ years’ experience living or working in Africa;
  • Experience building financial models or budgets and managing a P&L;
  • Experience utilizing analytical techniques to drive data driven decisions;
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to synthesize analysis into practical strategy recommendations;
  • Comfort and experience with cultivating strong relationships with external clients, whether in a boardroom or customer’s off-grid home;
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills (English and language of country of operation);
  • Excellent judgement and ability to work independently with little supervision;
  • Highly motivated by customer happiness and a great team culture;
  • Working business proficiency of relevant market language;
  • Three years’ minimum work experience in a relevant role, particularly B2C;
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant field.

Grant Acquisition Management Director

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized

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Purpose of position:

Government and multilateral grants account for approximately 45% of the total WV Mozambique profile. The office has a large grant portfolio and there is significant potential for further growth. The Grant Acquisition Management (GAM) Director, a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, provides leadership in the development and implementation of the WV Mozambique Resource Development Strategy and in the acquisition of new government, multilateral and foundation grants to enable World Vision Mozambique to increase its contributions to child well-being and NO strategic objectives through increased revenue in the key priority sectors of Health/Nutrition, Education, Economic Development and Child Protection. The GAM Director ensures resource diversification, strengthened donor networking and improved resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision Mozambique. Working closely with GAM team members and with technical specialists in each sector, he or she will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of grant acquisition processes, leading in pre-positioning, proposal development and donor liaison and will track grants acquisition performance metrics. He or she will build the capacity of other staff in resource acquisition, and provide backstopping support to projects as needed.

The GAM Director position will also be responsible for supporting a greater level of rigour and attention in WV Mozambique’s grant management, with ensuring that accurate and timely project status information is consistently available, and that WV Mozambique is improving its grant staff capacity in the techniques of project management. He/she will lead the team to ensure WV Mozambique project managers have the tools and resources they need to reach their targets and deliver high standards of quality programming and accountability for maximum impact on Child Well-being.

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. He or she will support in building the capacity of grant staff in management, and ensure the provisions of management and M&E backstopping support to grants as needed.

Key responsabilities:

Grant Acquisition:

  • Increase grant resources to support the implementation of the WV Mozambique National Strategy, advance child wellbeing and maintain a balanced and diversified portfolio for WV Mozambique;
  • Develop/maintain effective relations and ensure high-quality working relationships with partners and external stakeholders including INGOs, local organizations, UN agencies to ensure strong partnering and consortia options, pre-positioning and raise the WVM profile;
  • Manage opportunity pipeline tracking planning ( country level donor mapping, strategic direction and areas of alignment, etc);
  • Track and prioritize grant opportunities that are aligned with NO strategic priorities;
  • Mobilize support needed from RO, SOs, GC and within WV Mozambique to ensure strong proposal development teams to respond to opportunities;
  • Lead and ensure the completion of processes for risk assessment and go/no-go decision for potential opportunities;
  • Lead the process of preparing funding proposals, including Grants, PNS projects and corporate donors;
  • Ensure proposals are prepared to a high quality and in alignment with required donor formats and standards;
  • Working with the WV Mozambique Finance team, ensure budgets are prepared in the correct format including all necessary costs.

Grant Management, Compliance, Tracking and Reporting:

  • Ensure the mobilization and availability of cross- functional support for GAM performance ( finance, operations, P&C, strategy, technical, QA);
  • Ensure prompt and timely resolution of grants implementation issues including grants audit issues;
  • Coordinate with Chiefs of Party to ensure timely submission of key grant documents as per the agreement (semi & annual reports, mid-term and final evaluation reports, quarterly financial report etc.) and a successful close out of large scale grants;
  • In collaboration with CoPs and Finance team ensure compliance in key grant areas (e.g. eligibility, CAL, match, grant decision making powers, etc);
  • Ensure development of tools to monitor the status of projects in order to give monthly status updates, including RACI, work breakdown structure, risk registers, etc. These should be based on the compilation of key project performance metrics that are easily available for tracking e.g. progress in completion of activities, progress in spending, progress in submission of donor reports and so on. Ensure that grant staff understand and use these tools and build capacity in their use;
  • Working closely with grant finance managers, monitor spending in relation to project objectives for all grants, and report to the management regarding any areas requiring corrective action;
  • Receive project performance data from grant managers on a monthly basis. Compile project performance data to prepare concise monthly project performance reports, highlighting areas of specific strength or specific concern;
  • Ensure that contributions from grants are adequately incorporated into the annual WV Mozambique Child Wellbeing Report.

Donor and Support Office Relations:

  • Identify key relationships to strengthen the national office pre-positioning and elevate WVM’s profile with government, multilateral and private sector donors;
  • Maintain and strengthen donor relationships at country level, developing engagement strategies for each donor or a group of donors, using previous success and documented best practices in grant management;
  • Ensure the development of high quality marketing material to showcase and preposition WV Mozambique;
  • Provide programme updates to Support Offices and the SARO and support grant managers to ensure adequate care and quality for the development of success stories for donors, Support Offices and Government that demonstrate results and value for money.

Capacity Building and Staff Development:

  • Lead, organize, motivate and develop GAM team members to high standards of performance and build a high functioning GAM team within WV;
  • Build successors and develop a talent pool. This involves building consensus and conflict resolution, staff recruitment, orientation, on-going management support, quarterly coaching, annual performance planning and appraisal. Support the professional and personal development of staff through on the job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities;
  • Lead GAM capacity development planning in the NOs (i.e. identification of capacity gaps at NO in GAM, capacity building initiatives for in Grants acquisition, start-up workshops for new grants according to the grants minimum standards, grants management training in various government and multilateral donors’ regulations, training in common areas leading to poor grant implementation, etc);
  • Ensure the provision of timed and targeted capacity building to front-line staff according to WV Mozambique National Capacity building plan.

Representation:

  • Ensure appropriate representation of WV Mozambique at strategic fora that could lead to resource acquisition and enhanced programming collaboration;
  • Represent the National Office in the grants community fora (internal and external to WV);
  • Serve as the primary WV Mozambique focal point for collaboration with the SARO Progamme Development Unit and GAM Hub.

Organizational Strengthening and Christian Witness:

  • Lead in building trust and valuing people according to WV Mozambique guiding principles and Leadership Behaviours, contributing to strengthened organizational cultur;
  • Model WV Christian ethos and participate in staff devotions and Bible study on a weekly basis. Actively demonstrate and model WV Mozambique guiding principles and leadership behaviours.

General:

  • Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others;
  • While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, World Vision reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when necessary;
  • Attend and lead weekly devotions.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Masters degree and/or professional qualification in International Development studies, Community Development or any Social Science related degree;
  • Demonstrated track record of successful grant acquisition from government and multilateral donors including proposal writing, project implementation and a demonstrated ability to prepare and edit high quality reports for major donors;
  • At least 10 years of experience in international development, M&E or a technical sector;
  • At least 5 years of team management experience;
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of grant management or backstopping and experience of grant compliance procedures and regulations for major bilateral and multilateral donors;
  • Experience on influencing policy formulation, implementation, evaluation, mobilization for stakeholders engagement in the decision making process;
  • High level critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, including data capture and advanced data analysis. In depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, and at least one statistical analysis package, such as SPSS for Windows;
  • Leadership capabilities that includes coaching staff to high level of performance & engaging in effective cross cultural & cross functional working to achieve shared goals and effective indirect line management;
  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends;
  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with bilateral and multilateral donors, international organizations, host government ministries and partner NGOs;
  • Proactive approach, good organisation and time management skills, and ability to prioritise, multi-task and manage heavy workloads and competing priorities;
  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills;
  • Fluency in English and excellent English written and oral communication skills. Portuguese language skills are an additional bonus. Willingness to learn Portuguese is required;
  • A mature Christian, able to model WV Christian ethos as well as WV Mozambique´s guiding principles and leadership behaviours and serve as a leader and example to others of incarnational living and servant leadership. Willing to attend and lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services;
  • Demonstrating an understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values in the approach to work and relationships;
  • In depth knowledge of the WV Partnership and ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in the regional office, Global Center and Support Offices;
  • Must be able to negotiate effectively within and outside the World Vision partnership, particularly with donor communities and government representatives.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Based in the National Office with regular travel to the field;
  • Travel: up to 20% Domestic/international travel is required.

Health Systems Strengthening Specialist

September 12, 2018 Uncategorized

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Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare?  Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell.

We are a growing health systems organization, with both global influence and local grounding. Our portfolio currently includes a range of technical assistance in health financing and HRH, policy and planning with MIASU, research and evaluation for health systems. Our donors include USAID, CDC, DFID, WHO and sub-awards for a variety of contracts.

We are looking for a Health Systems Strengthening Specialist to assume a leadership role in our Maputo office. S/he will oversee all technical areas of design, implementation and monitoring of the current projects, direct the design and proposal writing for new areas of work and represent with Ministry of Health and maintain solid donor relations, in direct collaboration with our Country Director.

The ideal candidate should be a dedicated and high performing health professional who is keen to provide technical leadership to a cutting edge portfolio.

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Reports to: Country Director, Maputo, Mozambique.

Responsibilities

Technical Leadership

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight to country program staff; including senior technical specialists, analysts, and interns;
  • Provide direct technical expertise, in selected areas of the program portfolio; these areas include health financing, human resources for health, supply chain management and research and evaluation;
  • Provide support and advice to the Ministry of Health and development partners regarding current utilization and management of HRH, as well as on the development of HRH policies integrated within on-going health system policies, practices and resources;
  • Support the Ministry of Health in the finalization of the GFF Investment Case and the related training activities in the Provinces based on the existing tools within the guidelines of the IC.
  • Develop research protocols on HRH and HSS to ensure quality data-generation and rigorous analysis;
  • Ensure timely delivery of quality products through adoption of and compliance with ThinkWell’s quality standards.

Representation and new business

  • Represent ThinkWell with all key stakeholders within government, donors, and other non-state actors, on all technical aspects of current and prospective projects;
  • Maintain outstanding levels of client satisfaction and accountability for all deliverables;
  • Lead, or participate in, new business through engagement with Ministry counterparts, partners and other relevant agencies in the design and development of proposals;
  • Provide written input into technical documents, project status reports, and blogs and articles for publication and dissemination on ThinkWell’s website, external sites, and at conferences;
  • Maintain communications with other ThinkWell project managers in various global locations, for the purposes of technical exchange, knowledge management and dissemination, cross-fertilization, etc;
  • Other relevant projects and tasks, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine and Master’s degree in Public Health or in a relevant subject and minimum 10 years of full-time work experience; alternatively, 15 years of full-time work experience and relevant publications are accepted;
  • Experience working in evaluation of health national strategies or national programs (Malaria, HIV, TB);
  • Experience in HRH analysis and technical assistance to planning in low-middle income countries, including field work within health systems, for at least 3 years after the MSc degree;
  • Extensive experience working with ministries of health and finance, and with donors and implementers;
  • Strong network in the health systems and policy research community preferred;
  • Proven track record in technical project management and people management;
  • Fluent command of English and working proficiency in Portuguese;
  • Willingness to travel to provinces and within the region.

Skills and Competencies

  • Positive leader who models expected behaviors;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with clients and partners in a multicultural environment;
  • Systems thinker with thorough understanding of the complexities of achieving development outcomes in a complex environment;
  • Strong and compelling writing skills;
  • Ability to deliver effectively in high-pressure situations, with multiple sometimes competing deadlines;
  • Drive to challenge conventional wisdom;
  • Open to and empowered by critical feedback;
  • A combination of humility and confidence.

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.

Deputy Chief of Party

September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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FHI 360 seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for a USAID Mozambique nutrition-centered program with element of hygiene and sanitation. This position requires comprehensive understanding of and experience in the following core technical areas: nutrition, agriculture, WASH, and social and behavior change.

The DCOP will assist the Chief of Party (COP) in ensuring the overall success of the project. It is anticipated that the DCOP will be based in Nampula, Mozambique with anticipated project travel to Maputo. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the COP, manage the day-to day aspects of the project operations;
  • 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;
  • Oversee all project administrative and logistical staff;
  • Cooperate closely with the COP on all administrative matters;
  • Work closely with Home Office administration (including finance, contracts, HR, etc.), program and operational teams to ensure timely and quality reporting, and lead field team in office/program set-up, implementation and close-out processes;
  • Ensure that the project is compliant with USAID and FHI 360 regulations and procedures;
  • Provide direction and guidance to local staff and sub-awardee staff on compliance issues, procurement standards/requirements, and other administrative, financial, HR and logistical questions;
  • Develop and facilitate supportive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Participate in strategic planning;
  • Serve as the primary program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the COP.

Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree (preferred) or university degree in finance, economics, business, international relations or related field;
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience on international donor programming, preferably on nutrition, Agriculture, WASH of similar projects in size and complexity;
  • Knowledge of the Mozambique health sector and/or nutrition, or similar initiatives;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID regulations and best practices;
  • Proven capacity to effectively manage and mentor staff with various levels of skills and experience; strong negotiation and facilitation skills;
  • Considerable work experience and capacity to collaborate with partners at multiple levels, including Ministry Officials, NGOs (local and international) representatives of civil society and USAID partners;
  • Excellent oral and written English and Portuguese communication 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.

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