Regional Director, Program Implementation and Country Management job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

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Vacancy title:
Regional Director, Program Implementation and Country Management

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
15 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Zambia , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Title: Regional Director, Program Implementation and Country Management
Location: Africa-based; Candidates must have work authorization in one of our countries of operation
Reports to: Executive Vice President, Medical & Scientific Affairs
Classification: Full-time, Exempt

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
The Regional Director will provide vision and strategic leadership and direction in the development, management and oversight of EGPAF’s country programs. He/she supervises Country Directors and pertinent country officers and works closely with the regional and global units to provide leadership, facilitation, coordination and support in designing, managing and implementing country programs and projects. He/she advocates for policies and programs that maximize impact and resources to further the Foundation’s mission and objectives. He/she keeps the EVP MSA up to date on activities, priorities and issues in countries under their purview.

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?
• Support EGPAF and Country Directors in defining the strategic direction, business planning, and in identifying and implementing special projects, aligned to the EGPAF global Strategic Plan;
• Support revenue generating and resource mobilization activities with USG and non-USG donors to support existing programs and the growth of EGPAF including opportunities in new countries;
• Provide leadership, mentorship and supervision to Country Directors for successful country portfolio and program management;
• Support Country Directors to plan and implement country programs, including human resource planning, annual work plan and budget planning and monitoring, use of data for decision making and ensuring program results in collaboration with other EGPAF HQ departments;
• Facilitate communication, connection, and coordination between US-based Offices/teams and Country Offices/teams;
• Support development of global strategies, technical and operational; guidelines in line with current developments and field needs
• Ensure that Global EGPAF priorities are recognized, included and incorporated into EGPAF Country Office priorities;
• Ensure country and field needs (per the HIV epidemiology & funding landscape) inform decisions at global level including the Foundation business operating model and sustainability planning;
• Develop deep knowledge of each supported country program including current projects, program operations, and business plan;
• Represent EGPAF at national, regional and international conferences and events as needed; Shared accountability with Country Directors for program implementation and success and enhanced visibility of programs at the country level;
• Supervise Country Directors and provide thought partnership on strategic, programmatic, and financial management issues relevant for the country program;
• Supervise and work closely with a PICM Program Manager in support of regional team
• Support and contribute to PICM vision and goals
• Support EGPAF Country teams to enhance, expand, and implement organizational vision, mission and objectives that are linked to the established EGPAF Strategic Plan;
• Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence by providing, facilitating or coordinating high quality technical, programmatic, and management support to countries;
• Engage with CD to attract, develop, coach, and retain high-performance senior staff within country teams, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control, and performance;
• Support development of appropriate country specific systems to ensure consistent, high-quality project management;
• Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness.
External Relationships
• Support revenue generating and resource mobilization activities to support existing programs and the growth of EGPAF;
• Assist in the development and management of relationships with development partners, private donors and partner organizations.
Knowledge Management
• Facilitate, coordinate and support the development of the necessary systems, processes, and tools to better support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of knowledge that is generated by the programs;
• Ensure cross-country learning in strategic and program management and partner with others in EGPAF to ensure cross-country learning in other areas (e.g. technical, new business, audit); Ensure that country documents, policies, and outcomes are shared and utilized to improve organizational goals and impact;
• Work collaboratively with the senior management team to integrate cross program activities and functions.

To be successful, you will have:
Core Competencies & Attributes
• Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
• Strong work ethic, solid judgment and proven leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills; basic business intuition with a solutions-based approach while demonstrating innovation, quality, creativity, flexibility and resilience
• Strong presentation skills with small and large audiences

Requirements & Qualifications
• The Regional Director will be thoroughly committed to EGPAF’s strategy and mission. He/she should have demonstrated leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and strong demonstrated success managing donor relationships.
• Advanced degree, with at least 10 years of managing international health or development project experience
• Experience working and living in Africa is required
• Knowledge of principles and practices governing USAID, CDC, and/or other US Federal grants or contracts is an added advantage
• Unwavering commitment to quality programs and excellence in organizational and project management with the ability to achieve strategic objectives
• Strong demonstrated resource mobilization experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders including advisory groups, coalitions, forums, foundations, corporate sponsors, and practitioner groups
• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
• Demonstrated passion for EGPAF’s mission and commitment to working collaboratively with a management team of senior professionals
• A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
• An individual who is able to handle a variety of constituencies, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities
• Ability to travel 30% of time annually.

Bonus points if you have:
• Experience with managing multiple projects and different donors at the same time is a plus
• Fluency in French and/or Portuguese preferred

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

Job application procedure
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