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segunda-feira, agosto 02, 2010

Projecto de prevenção de HIV - Angola

World Learning, Community-based HIV Prevention in Angola

Apply By: 27 August 2010


1. Chief of Party, Angola

World Learning seeks a Chief of Party candidate to be based at World Learning Angola’s office in Luanda.  Angolan nationals are encouraged to apply.  Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project.  Please transmit CV and cover letter (in English) with the post title “COP HIV Prevention” in the subject line explaining how you meet the requirements for this position to  gro.gninraeldlrow@4tnemtiurcer 
The cover letter must state the applicant’s current salary.  Cover letters without salary information will not be considered.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Summary of the Project:
The project will assist USAID/Southern Africa, USAID/Angola, and the Government of the Republic of Angola in reducing HIV incidence by preventing HIV transmission among the general population.  The program will do this by:
  • Strengthening the protective behaviors of at-risk adults, at-risk youth, and their sexual partners to prevent HIV transmission; and
  • Strengthening Angolan entities’ capacity to coordinate and deliver comprehensive and sustainable community-based HIV prevention initiatives.
Responsibilities:
 Strategic and Technical Leadership:
  • Lead and manage the project via direct implementation, strategic guidance, and supervision/training of the staff
  • Assist on technical issues in developing and coordinating implementation of program
  • Act as liaison with government entities, other NGOs (both national and international), and other appropriate partners within the Angolan public health, HIV/AIDS and medical community
  • Oversee overall project planning and implementation, and liaise with subgrantees
  • Interpret reporting and programmatic guidance from USAID specifically related to PEPFAR-funded programs
  • Develop approaches that help to ensure WL needs are identified as they emerge and that strategies are developed to help to address them
  • Conduct project related research and disseminate findings to project stakeholders, donors and the HIV/AIDS and development community
  • Represent the project with USAID, prospective donors, and other counterparts
  • Create networks with government and NGOs for the effective accomplishment of the tasks undertaken
Primary Management Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design and facilitate revisions of project work plan, and ensure that project staff are informed and understand the strategy and activities to be implemented
  • Oversee the management of partners/subcontractors
  • Supervise the work of the Angolan entities and other program personnel to ensure project compliance
  • Approve project job descriptions and oversee recruitment/dismissal of project staff
  • Supervise and mentor project staff and conduct performance reviews
  • Supervise M&E staff, particularly with respect to tracking of delivery of services
  • Contribute to design, data treatment, and analysis of monitoring and evaluation system and ensure it is in line with the overall needs of the program
  • Drive the production of reports, particularly those required by our Cooperative Agreement, but also those for Home Office
  • Review progress and sustainability of program and ensure indicators are on track
  • Ensure regular communication with the AOTR and the Home Office
  • Submit activities vs. plan reports once every two weeks to Program Officer and HIV/AIDS Technical Specialist at the Home Office, and Angola Country Director
  • Coordinate with the Country Director on technical and financial reporting to donor and the HO

Secondary Management Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate procurement and logistics needs, including travel schedules, purchasing, and advance planning of trainings
  • Work closely with finance department on planning of monthly projections and other budget matters
  • Take responsibility jointly with finance colleagues for project burn rate
Additional Duties:
  • Expand donor base by writing stories, profiles, analysis of program bids, and by being in contact with prospective donors
  • Provide staff of World Learning with recommendations on approaches to possible health- related interventions in associated programs
  • Make recommendation for program development and training opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
 * MPH or equivalent graduate degree in a related field with minimum 10 years of relevant experience.
* Prior experience designing and implementing structural and/or behavioral HIV Prevention interventions in sub-Saharan Africa
* Experience working in post-conflict environments
* Extensive community and field experience
* Prior experience with prevention programming with community-based organizations
* At least 3 years of direct experience working on projects funded by USAID
* Prior experience working on projects funded under PEPFAR
* At least 5 years of senior management experience of similar size and complexity, particularly within countries with mixed epidemics
* Strong communication and negotiation skills
* Fluency (spoken and written) in English and Portuguese
* Frequent in-county travel outside of Luanda
* Proven ability to lead and work in a team setting and work independently
HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
* Direct experience working with service providers in Angola, including NGOs
* Familiarity with PEPFAR 2 - New Generation Indicators
* Familiarity with Monitoring and Evaluation
* Knowledge of the health care system at the provincial and municipal levels
* Financial and budget management experience
* Experience working with NGOs, international donor agencies and the Government of the Republic of Angola
* Staff supervision skills



2. Technical Advisor, Community Development, Angola

World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) seeks a Technical Advisor for Community Development candidate for a USAID-funded “Community-based HIV Prevention” project in Luanda, Angola.  Duration: Three (3) years.   Position contingent upon successful award of the project.  Please transmit CV and cover letter (in English) soonest possible with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position to gro.gninraeldlrow@4tnemtiurcer

Only finalist candidates will be contacted.  Angolan nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

Background:  The project will assist USAID/Southern Africa, USAID/Angola, and the Government of the Republic of Angola in reducing HIV incidence by preventing HIV transmission among the general population.  The program will do this by:
  • Strengthening the protective behaviors of at-risk adults, at-risk youth, and their sexual partners to prevent HIV transmission; and
  • Strengthening Angolan entities’ capacity to coordinate and deliver comprehensive and sustainable community-based HIV prevention initiatives.
Technical Advisor for Community Development  The Technical Advisor for Community Development will support and strengthen the capacity and leadership of Angolan entities and civil society institutions to plan and implement effective HIV prevention interventions at the community level.  This will include but not be limited to providing technical support and mentoring approaches and tools that cater to the needs of organizations with varying levels of current capacity and needs.  These organizations include local and community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and private sector companies.

Required Skills and Experience:

·      Masters in social sciences, NGO management, or related studies required

  • Professional level proficiency in spoken and written Portuguese (required) and English (preferred)
  • Prior working experience in Angola or similar settings in sub-Saharan Africa strongly preferred
  • Six or more years of progressive experience related to capacity building for CSOs in two or more of the following areas required:
    • HIV prevention
    • Advocacy
    • CSO-Governmental Relations (Sociedade Civil
    • CSO Management
    • Demonstrated experience with qualitative and quantitative Monitoring & Evaluation methodologies
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • Ability to self motivate
    • Ability to represent the organization to local and national civil society, governmental, media, and private sector organizations
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Prior experience with international donor funded projects

·      Good understanding of civil society and non-governmental organizations and networks engaged in HIV prevention      Excellent organizational, administrative and time management skills, particularly the ability to meet tight deadline Computer literacy (project planning, spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and internet)