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GRM International, Zimbabwe
Duration: 3 years
As Head of the PMU, the Program Manager will be accountable to the
Program Coordination Committee (PCC) and funding agencies for the
overall management of the program and will ensure that outputs are
achieved in accordance with the conditions of the VHSSP agreement.
He/she will lead the program and will have the following specific responsibilities:
Represent the project at the national level.
Undertake regular consultation and collaboration, and
coordinate with implementing partners to ensure all VHSSP activities
are implemented in accordance with cost, time, resources, and quality.
Coordinate the day to day implementation of the VHSSP
including the provision of support to implementing partners and
Motivate and manage PMU staff to ensure that all program work
plans and budgets are in place to attain program objectives.
Regularly appraise staff and provide feedback and support to
ensure continuous improvement of staff performance.
Recruit, contract, manage, support and monitor any short-term
technical assistance from service providers appointed to support
Monitoring of all VHSSP activities including providing
regular feedback to implementing agencies according to contractual obligations under the program.
Participation in all PCC meetings and ensuring that all
relevant stakeholders attend.
Develop an overall monitoring and performance assessment
framework and manage performance assessment of the VHSSP.
Responsible for preparation and timely submission of program
Prepare and revise work plans and budgets for the program.
Comply with and support annual reviews undertaken by client.
Responsible for overall quality assurance and coordination of
learning networks among implementing agencies.
A qualified health professional with a Masters in Public
Health or equivalent experience.
10 years experience in public health specifically health
service delivery, preferably in southern Africa.
Ideally at least three years public health experience in
Zimbabwe and/or familiarity with health sector policy debates in
Zimbabwe and experience of working in emergency health programs.
Proven ability to work in close collaboration with health
ministries, local health authorities and with key stakeholders.
Excellent communication skills with experience in team
building, management of staff and staff development.
Flexibility, ability to adapt to a changing environment and
willing to travel frequently in arduous conditions.
Interested parties are invited to submit their CV and a one page
cover letter outlining how their experience meets the above
requirements to Caroline Wilkins at carolinew [at] grminternational.co.za
CVs of suitable applicants will be added to the GRM Consultant Database.
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