ANPPCAN OVC Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

ANPPCAN OVC Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 217389

Category: Health Care, Social Sciences and Community
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:

Job Description

ANPPCAN-Ethiopia is a nonprofit child protection organization re-registered in the Agency of Civil Societies organizations with registration number 0385.

It is dedicated to improving lives of highly vulnerable children and their family in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

ANPPCAN-Ethiopia works in different regions of Ethiopia and we is seeking qualified candidate for the position of OVC Program Manager to be based in Addis Ababa

Position Summary:

The USAID funded Service Delivery and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program being implemented by ANPPCAN-Ethiopia aims to strengthen and sustain a family-centered approach to improving the health, nutritional status and well-being of OVC.

To help the Ethiopian Government control the drivers and mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS, in alignment with PEPFAR’s priorities of testing, treatment and adherence, the OVC program will increase access to high-quality comprehensive, compassionate services, and strengthen the capacity of families and communities living in target districts to care for and protect the children in their care.

The OVC Program Manager will have overall responsibility for the management of all project activities and staff and for reporting to the donor.

The OVC Program Manager will serve as representative of the project and will be responsible for the activities and all personnel under this grant.

The OVC Program Manager should embrace the shared vision for the project and effectively manage available financial and human resources to make that vision a reality.

The OVC Program Manager will have overall responsibility for the management of all project activities and staff and for reporting to the donor.

The OVC Program Manager will serve as representative of the project and will be responsible for the activities and all personnel under this grant.

The OVC Program Manager should embrace the shared vision for the project and effectively manage available financial and human resources to make that vision a reality.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, implementation and quality assurance.
  • Provide leadership and coordination to CSO partners.
  • Facilitate a working environment of mutual trust, respect, and care among all staff.
  • Encourage effective teamwork, with staff members supporting each other.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings to ensure issues are raised and addressed and to encourage reflection on project progress and learning for improvement.
  • Lead annual planning to ensure that plans are made to meet the targets set out in the project design.

    Implementation and Monitoring:

  • Oversee the implementation of planned activities to ensure targets are achieved:
  • Ensure that project activities are carried out in a timely manner per USAID approved work plan, and that the project achieves results in line with its annual approved work plan, and that the project achieves results in line with its annual PEPFAR targets in each program area.
  • Ensure each staff has a clear weekly work-plan and that necessary resources are available
    for them to implement their responsibilities.
  • Conduct monitoring visits to project activities to assess progress against targets and to provide coaching and direction to activities in areas where improvements are needed.
  • Act as the initial trouble-shooter when difficulties in implementation are identified; meet with necessary project participants, listen to challenges and actively identify solutions such that projects can continue as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.
  • Submit timely, accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.
  • Prepare reports to be submitted for donors and local government offices.
  • Ensure that there is a good flow of information among project team such that issues are identified and reported on before they become difficult to manage.
  • Monitor local context and report on how changes in context may affect program activities. This includes changes in the security environment.
  • Represent the OVC Project internally to other ANPPCAN-Ethiopia departments and externally to local government and donors to ensure positive relationships are built:
  • Closely collaborate and network with government stakeholders and others in order to ensure transition and sustainability of the program, continued partnership and sharing best practices in various fields.
  • Co-ordinate with other NGOs or similar organizations in the area to ensure complementarity of the project.
  • Perform other tasks assigned to him/her by ANPPCAN-Ethiopia.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements

    Education:

  • MA/BA degree in Public Health social sciences, or similar fields.

    Experience:

  • A minimum of ten 6/8 years of progressively responsible experience in public health programming for MA/BA respectively; at least 2 of which on HIV/AIDS-related work; and experience of PEPFAR/ USAID funded programs for HIV/AIDS programs is required.
  • Supervisory knowledge, skill and understanding of the National and Global Health Agenda, including an AIDS-free generation, the UNAIDS 90/90/90 goals, and its targets of Ending HIV by 2030.
  • Experience working with the Federal Ministry of Health and Treatment Partners (Regional Health Bureaus), CDC Treatment Technical Assistance partners (ICAP), the USAID Community Care and Treatment Partner (soon to be awarded), and key populations partners (USAID’s MULU-MARPS, the new MULU project, and CDC’s FGAE project), as well as a strong background in HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment – particularly pediatric care and treatment and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission as an advantageous.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the substantive area of work and good understanding of the evidence-base National and Global HIV/AIDS programming.
  • Strong track record of HIV/AIDS programming, and proven ability to produce demonstrable technical and program results;

    Abilities and skills

  • Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills in English,
    including good writing.
  • Strong technical support and program management skills.
  • Ability to represent the ANPPCAN-Ethiopia and with a wide range of audiences and to communicate with different stakeholders, including USAID, government, target communities etc.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are encouraged to email their CV/resume and cover letter to bworkayehu@gmail.com and ANPPCAN-Ethiopia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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