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Business Official (BO)

REF NO:   BO/02/2022


  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of the project and to achieve rapid and sustained goals, objectives and targets
  • Ensure that project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of beneficiaries, its people and donors
  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the award
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with DONOR as well as other stakeholders
  • Represent AMURT and the project’s progress, achievements and lessons learned to donors and other key stakeholders, through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Provide technical leadership and ensure the quality and sustainability of interventions
  • Collaborate with project team to build capacity around HIV treatment, TB, PMTCT, HIV testing, clinical laboratory support, HIV clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening
  • Lead the annual work planning process in close collaboration with DONOR and project team
  • Closely monitor progress towards PEPFAR –funded project targets, as well as national targets
  • Guide the analysis, synthesis and reporting of outputs and results in close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Team
  • Oversee the quality, preparation, and timely submission of project reports to the donor
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results
  • Write and/or review project materials and publications
  • Work with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets
  • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and effectively track data/results
  • Work closely with AMURT/DONOR home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation
  • Ensure compliance with DONOR operational policies and regulations

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health, health administration, international health or a related field; MD preferred
  • 7+ years of experience managing HIV care and treatment programs at a regional or national level, including planning, designing, implementing, mentoring, and evaluating and documenting results
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills in French and good written and oral communications skills in English
  • Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: HIV testing and linkage to care, HIV treatment, TB, PMTCT, , clinical laboratory support, routine viral load testing, HIV clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in institutional capacity building and experience in working effectively with district, provincial and national government authorities
  • Experience in coordinating and collaborating with a broad set of stakeholders, including multi-lateral and international donors and local and international NGOs
  • Previous experience working with DONOR, with intimate understanding of local health system and HIV gaps and opportunities, and solid relationships at government agencies
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs
  • In-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 30%

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, 3 paged CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 11th February 2022 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

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