Overview

Country Program Director (Eswatini)

About CGHPI

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. This position will also provide oversight for the Local Innovations Scaled through Enterprise Networks (LISTEN) process, an approach that is strengthening and empowering communities of practice to use human centered design and data for greater impact on the HIV epidemic, in particular to prevent new infections. LISTEN will be implemented across several projects in Eswatini.

As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview

The Country Program Director is the overall in-country lead and key contact for all programmatic and technical matters related to the program and is responsible for ensuring delivery of program strategy and outcomes. Under guidance of the Principal Investigator and Center leadership, the Country Program Director will lead day to day program implementation and will provide overall leadership, strategic vision and direction, program and financial management, personnel management, target and performance monitoring, and overall reporting functions for the project. This position will also ensure that the program maximizes utilization of cross-cutting approaches, such as equity, quality, and a gender-sensitive approach.

The Country Program Director is responsible for developing capacity of staff, strengthening key partnerships, ensuring performance and representing the Center and University with the Government of Eswatini through the Ministry of Health and other agencies, the Eswatini CDC office, and other local and international organizations. This position will also work with the Ministry of Health to ensure transition of key roles and responsibilities through the life of the project. Additionally, The Project Director is responsible for effective and efficient deployment of program resources and ensuring overall accountability within the country.

Specific Duties

  • Provide leadership and oversight for implementation of all program activities
  • Monitor program implementation towards desired targets, objectives and as per developed work plans and institute remediation intervention to address identified gaps.
  • Represent the Center and Georgetown University to CDC and the Government of Eswatini
  • Enhance uniformity in program quality and standardized implementation approach throughout all program activities – at national, regional, facility and community levels.
  • Promote adoption, spread and implementation of best practices across program interventions including convening weekly, monthly and quarterly collaborative learning and best practice sharing events
  • Promote cross learning across regions and from other programs, countries and HQ
  • Define, coordinate and seek HQ technical and programmatic support and monitor quality of support to ensure it meets needs of the country.
  • Document the Center’s models of intervention by program area/practice and develop a dissemination plan for internal and external stakeholders working collaboratively with all program staff
  • Cultivate and engage national stakeholders including the national government, donors, other Implementing Partners, academic health institutions, NGOs and the private sector
  • Ensure accountability and compliance (throughout program implementation) with donor and university rules, policies and regulations and the country’s laws
  • Ensure program implementation fidelity through efficient utilization of program resources
  • Mentor and develop technical and program staff

Qualifications

Education: At least a Master’s degree in medicine plus post graduate training in public health or health systems management. MBA or graduate degree in health care management will be added advantage

Experience:

  • At least 7 years of experience in a leadership position in a comparable organization working as Chief of Party, Program Director or Country Director
  • Experience implementing HIV/AIDS and/or related disease programs
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR programming and working knowledge of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • At least 5 years of experience in program design and evaluation
  • At least 5 years working and living in Sub-Sahara Africa preferably in Southern Africa

Required Skills

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience in strategic planning and program implementation
  • Proven leadership and management experience including supervising senior professionals

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at cghpieswatini@georgetown.edu.


Technical Director (Eswatini)

About CGHPI

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview

The Technical Director is responsible for the technical oversight and supervision of all program activities and will lead implementation in collaboration with the Ministry of Health teams at all levels of the health care system.  This position will provide guidance to a team of technical experts to ensure the technical and methodological soundness of activities and, in collaboration with the program team and donor, support the design of target-driven HIV service delivery strategies, based on sound and current scientific evidence.

The Technical Director will serve as an on-going technical and programmatic resource for developing solutions to challenges and bottlenecks as they occur and will provide strategic guidance for stakeholder engagement to the Principal Investigator and Country Program Director. This position will be responsible for developing technical strategies and supporting service delivery teams to implement those strategies for achievement of program goals in a designated regions of the country. The position holder will further ensure that care systems, processes and standards are institutionalized at all facilities in line with national and international best practice. In addition, the position holder will mentor and coach service delivery teams to fulfill remediation interventions for optimal patient care treatment outcomes and service quality. The Technical Director will be a key resource for enhancing MOH capacity to own, provide oversight and stewardship of comprehensive HIV program interventions.

This position will oversee the day to day technical inputs into work planning and field level implementation of activities at the site level and will oversee all training and mentorship activities and ensure they are executed to optimize program interventions.  The Technical Director will work closely with the M&E Director to facilitate routine use of data to inform course corrections and improve program outcomes.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical inputs for the design, implementation and oversight of all program activities
  • Ensure that the Program provides high quality technical assistance through capacity building, mentorship, and supportive supervision
  • Provides oversight for the institutionalization of CQI and data use as driving principles
  • Monitor program implementation towards desired targets, objectives and as per developed work plans and institute remediation intervention to address identified gaps.
  • Ensure that program activities reflect global evidence based best practices and comply with local Ministry of Health and PEPFAR technical guidelines.
  • Promote adoption, spread and implementation of best practices across program interventions including participating in weekly, monthly and quarterly collaborative learning and best practice sharing events
  • Oversee development of implementation science agenda, abstracts and manuscripts development from the program to increase visibility of the organization’s work
  • Promote adoption, spread and implementation of best practices within the program including convening monthly and quarterly collaborative learning and best practice sharing events
  • Promote cross learning within the program from other GU countries and other partner programs in Eswatini and globally
  • Define, coordinate and seek HQ technical and programmatic support and monitor quality of support to ensure it meets needs of the country.

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) or Master of Medicine in relevant clinical discipline; Master of Public Health or other advanced degree related to health will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience leading HIV/AIDS or related public health intervention programming
  • Excellent knowledge of PEPFAR programming and working knowledge of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention program approaches
  • Experience in strategic planning and program implementation
  • Demonstrable working knowledge and experience using data and evidence to improving public health programming
  • Proven leadership and management experience including supervising senior professionals

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at cghpieswatini@georgetown.edu.


Strategic Information Director (Eswatini)

About CGHPI

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview

The Strategic Information (including Monitoring and Evaluation) Director will oversee all strategic information activities including health management information systems, health informatics, data analytics, program monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the program. The Strategic Information Director will also lead production, collation, packaging and visualization of data and evidence to inform key clinical, programmatic and management decisions. In addition the SI Director will be a key technical resource to the Ministry of Health enhancing capacity of MOH personnel to sustain SI systems strengthening.

The SI Director will lead development and implementation of an efficient data quality assurance system and will work with the MOH regional and district health management teams plus health facility staff to institutionalize and routinize data quality assurance processes. The position will also lead program reporting program outcomes internally and to external partners.

Specific Duties

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan (EPMP) and Data Management Plan (DMP) to efficiently track, use and disseminate performance indicators and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and end line assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations
  • Lead and collaborate with a wide-ranging technical team to design a system for data collection, analysis, and indicator-based reporting to support demonstration of programmatic results and their contribution to regional and country improvements.
  • Ensure data quality through verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
  • Lead a team of staff to ensure effective analysis of data to produce information on inputs, outputs, outcomes, and impact of the project.
  • Support MOH, R/DHMT,
  • Lead development of quarterly reports and other documents disseminating program findings
  • Strengthen internal capacity of staff and innovative thinking in new areas of program performance measurement. Work with existing program faculty and staff in Washington and in Eswatini to build critical thinking and knowledge of data science concepts.
  • Ensure that existing and new data science methods are understood and shared across the program.
  • Plan and lead baseline assessments, mid-term and end of project evaluation for the purpose of rigorously assessing the impact of the program
  • Drive and synthesize analysis initiatives across program teams and provide regular analyses overviewing relevant program topics and disseminate information to the proper stakeholders
  • Develop monitoring strategy operationalized through monitoring systems; design monitoring tools; monitor project activities, outputs and progress towards anticipated results.

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience leading strategic information activities for public health programs including HIV/AIDS programming
  • At least a Master’s degree in statistics or epidemiology. PhD will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience providing strategic leadership for PEPFAR programming
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Expert proficiency in statistical software packages e.g., Stata, R, SAS, SPSS
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity at the national and regional level
  • Experience supervising a multi-disciplinary team of M&E experts and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR data reporting requirements and systems (DATIM)
  • At least 5 years of experience leading data quality assessments

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at cghpieswatini@georgetown.edu.


Chief Operating Officer (Eswatini)

About CGHPI

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for ensuring effective financial, operations and administrative support of the country programs. The COO guides and directs senior finance, human resource, procurement, logistics and administration to ensure that the organizations’ management systems and business processes function efficiently and effectively to meet internal needs for implementing programs and comply with the organizations policies, host government laws and funder rules and regulations. The COO leads the optimization of systems to maximize efficiency, productivity and impact of program implementation, office management, information technology, safety and security and knowledge management while ensuring value for money.

Specific Duties

Business Process Management: Procurement, Human Resources, and Logistics Management

  • Ensure that procurement, HR, and logistics teams are aligned and responsive to program/project daily and changing needs
  • Ensure that procurement is done in a timely manner through a competitive and transparent process and that all procurement activities meet and exceed all standards for quality, compliance, transparency and deliver value for money.
  • Manage an effective personnel performance management and evaluation system
  • Ensure that logistics for project day to day implementation are streamlined and organized to meet demands of projects at all times
  • Implement a management system for safe custody of the organization’s assets and supplies

Administration Management

  • Ensure that the organization’s resources and business processes are aligned to program/project needs
  • Continuously explore and leverage resources across programs to optimize performance
  • Identify and address operational challenges that affect the integrity of resource management
  • Implement and communicate procedures for administration
  • Review and assess the status of policies, procedures, and workflows, identify gaps or outdated policies and prioritize improvements.
  • Ensure a conducive work environment that promotes a culture of respect, inclusiveness,  and diversity

External Liaison

  • Ensure that the country office is compliant with requirements for operating in the country through identification of required registrations, licenses, and permits, and liaise with the country and CGHPI Washington DC leadership to make sure necessary approvals are obtained, executed, and renewed in a timely manner.
  • Advise the organization on immigration and customs processes, and ensure the organization is in compliance with relevant regulations and requirements.

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • MBA or other graduate degree in management with proven operations management competence. Internationally recognized professional certification(s) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing and/or supporting public health programs
  • Excellent communication, writing, human capital, and management skills
  • At least 5 years of experience in overseeing compliance systems and ensuring internal control in organizational functions
  • At least 5 years of staff supervisory experience in a reputable organization of comparable size
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and implement operational procedures
  • Working knowledge of USG rules and regulations and OMB circulars

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at cghpieswatini@georgetown.edu.


Finance Manager (Eswatini)

About CGHPI

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview

The Finance Manager will manage all in-country program finances according to Federal rules and regulations, institutional policies and procedures, national laws and regulations, and according to internationally accepted good accounting and financial management standards. This position will ensure that allocated funds are managed according to approved work plans, and with proper funder approval. The position will provide in-country leadership on financial management, accounting and compliance.

The position will work closely with the Country Program Director, the Chief Operating Officer, and other leads to ensure the program has the financial capacity to carry out the approved activities in a timely manner, ensure programmatic compliance with USG and GU standard operating procedures, and compliance with donor rules and regulations. The position will support the team in setting activity-driven budgets and managing pipeline analysis and oversee production of all financial reports for internal and external audiences as per the project plan, and according to set schedules.

The position will lead periodic budget analysis and ensure harmony between project implementation and expenditure. The position will ensure the country office financial and accounting practice is audit ready at any time. The position will ensure the organization follows all applicable Kingdom of Eswatini financial rules and regulations and that all taxes and remittances due, as well as exceptions applicable, are properly accounted for. In addition, the position will provide oversight for- and monitor sub-grantees and contractors’ financial operations to ensure they are compliant with award funding rules and regulations, and all other applicable laws, rules, policies, procedures and regulations.

Specific Duties

  • Provide oversight for all financial processes and procedures;
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and ensure production of statutory accounts to support decision-making;
  • Monitor burn rates of grant finances, carry out variance analysis and forecasts, and advise Program leadership
  • Maintain updated information on donor-reporting requirements and update internal stakeholders on new requirements
  • Provide treasury management and maintain stewardship and fiduciary responsibility of financial resources
  • Actively participate in program budget preparations
  • Enhance capacity of finance and accounting personnel through development and delivery of compliance and other training to drive compliance with donor, country and organizational rules
  • Provide strategic leadership for “Internal Control and Monitoring” assessments and finance and compliance reviews of sub-grantees;
  • Carry out internal audits of program accounts for quality assurance
  • Attend donor meetings/trainings related to grant reporting and compliance and coordinate internal discussions on interpretation of donor regulations
  • Manage sub-contractor funding and reporting as appropriate
  • Manage sub-grantees in order to identify risks and implement interventions to reduce liabilities
  • Provide direct technical and managerial support in all aspects of financial management for sub-grantees and monitor contracts to ensure compliance with the Prime organization and donor financial regulations and guidelines;
  • Supervise, guide, coach and manage performance of finance staff
  • Provide oversight for advances, retirements, reimbursements and petty cash disbursements
  • Ensure proper documentation of transactions in line with Good Accounting Principles
  • Ensure proper funder approval for expenditures as necessary
  • Manage project cash flow, expenditures and replenishment needs

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting with at least 8 years of experience managing large budgets in a reputable organization
  • Must have current professional accounting or finance certification e.g., ACCA, CPA, CIMA
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Must possess analytical, Strategic thinking, and Leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced computer skills (Ms Office, financial management packages and relational databases)

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at cghpieswatini@georgetown.edu.


About Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI)

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. This position will also provide oversight for the Local Innovations Scaled through Enterprise Networks (LISTEN) process, an approach that is strengthening and empowering communities of practice to use human centered design and data for greater impact on the HIV epidemic, in particular to prevent new infections. LISTEN will be implemented across several projects in Eswatini.