Botswana: HIV/AIDS Test and treat scale-up project manager

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 09 Dec 2016

Chemonics seeks a HIV/AIDS test and treat scale-up project manager for USAID's Global Health Supply Chain — Procurement and Supply Management Project (GHSC-PSM). GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures and provides health commodities, offers technical assistance to improve partner countries' supply chain management, and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee initial scale-up project implementation, including the procurement, warehousing, and distribution of antiretroviral drugs to health facilities in Botswana
  • Ensure global best practices are implemented by utilizing select private-sector approaches to provide a secure, transparent, and reliable supply chain with end-to-end visibility from the port of entry to the patient
  • Work closely with Botswana's Ministry of Health and central medical stores to jointly learn and leverage implementation lessons from the scale-up pilot to ensure a smooth transition to the governm​ent at the end of the project

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in public health, supply chain management, or related field
  • At least 10 years' work experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management, including at least five years' experience managing high-value projects, including budget oversight
  • Experience working on USAID or donor-funded projects preferred
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders (including USAID, consultants, health ministries, and international organizations) in capacity-building efforts
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Willingness to travel throughout Botswana as requested
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English required

How to apply:

Send electronic submissions including your CV and cover letter (if applicable) with "HIV/AIDS Test and Treat Scale-Up Project Manager" in the subject line to botswanapsmrecruit@gmail.com by December 9, 2016. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Botswana: Outsourcing project advisor

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

​Chemonics seeks an outsourcing project advisor for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management Program in Botswana. The program works to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of U.S. government-funded public health initiatives around the world. It provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the President's Malaria Initiative, and Population and Reproductive Health Initiative. The program will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening within a comprehensive supply chain. This position is based in Gaborone and has an anticipated tenure of one year. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Health, Central Medical Stores, and the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency to establish a new contract for outsourced warehousing and distribution operations, complying with the scope as agreed upon by all stakeholders and documented in the Project Charter
  • Build and maintain strong working relations with the Ministry of Health management and other key partners by providing strategic advice and assistance during tender preparation and pre-contract award
  • Provide technical assistance to the Transition Team during the post-contract period, including guidance to resolve startup supply chain issues; advice to establish procedures for contract management such as technical, administrative, and financial components; and reporting on project risks

Qualifications:

  • Masters' degree in public administration, business, supply chain management, health administration, law, or a related field
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in procurement and contract management with country systems legal frameworks in a diverse range of international countries
  • Minimum five years of work experience managing high value projects including budget oversight
  • Management and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Experience working on a USAID or other donor project preferred
  • Ability to contribute to capacity building efforts and work with colleagues in diverse cultures
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English required

How to apply:

Send CV and cover letter to botswanapsmrecruit@gmail.com by November 4, 2016. Please include “Outsourcing project director” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Outsourcing project director” in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.​

Botswana: OVC Program Manager, Botswana

Organization: Project Concern International
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 30 Sep 2016

Please Note: This is a key personnel position and is therefore contingent upon donor approval.

Job Summary:

Project Concern International (PCI) is a non-profit, international development organization with the mission of empowering people to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship. Founded in 1961 and headquartered in the United States, PCI has worked in Botswana since 2007.

PCI seeks an Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Program Manager for an upcoming project that will provide OVC and their care givers with relevant health, education, economic and social services. It will address weaknesses in linkages and referrals between relevant HIV clinical services (HTC, PMTCT, ART, VMMC and ASRH) and OVC programs, identify pediatric patients who have defaulted from treatment and link them to health facilities and provide the necessary care and support to retain them in care.

Primary Responsibilities:

The OVC Program Manager will be responsible for management of the element related to vulnerable children and adolescents of the project, staffing, work planning and reporting.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health, social work, education, child development or related field;
  • At least 10 years of experience designing, implementing and managing OVC projects;
  • Extensive experience implementing programs that address early childhood development, vulnerable adolescent girls and young women at high risk of HIV acquisition; children and adolescents living with HIV; and HIV-exposed infants, especially from young mothers, parent-child communication, livelihood programs, community mobilization, economic strengthening, child sexual abuse, OVC policy and advocacy;
  • Familiarity with Botswana National OVC and HIV care and support policies and plans;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • High proficiency in the use of computer, particularly in Microsoft Office etc.
  • Fluency in English;
  • Experience working with USAID and/or other US Government funding agencies;
  • Experience working in Southern Africa required; strong preference for Botswana experience.

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please do not submit your application by mail or email. Only candidates who submit their application online will be considered. Job Location Gaborone, , Botswana

How to apply:

https://pciglobal-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=385&…