The Project Director (PD) will provide overall leadership, management and strategic vision to the implementation of the TB program, to ensure that the program meets its targets and deliverables on-time and within budget. The PD will supervise program staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps policies and donor rules and regulations. S/he will be the primary program representative to donors, relevant government entities, partners, other implementers and stakeholders. The PD will supervise a team of technical, M&E and data management professionals as well as provincial advisors, as well as the sub-recipients, to ensure successful and timely implementation of the program activities, and will maintain close cooperation with the national and provincial TB control programs. The PD will report to the Country Director, and will present progress on a regular basis to the complex program Board. The PD will collaborate with Mercy Corps’ Finance, Operations, HR, and MEL teams to achieve program objectives
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Knowledge and Experience
MA/S or equivalent in Public Health, social science, management, international development or
other relevant field. MBBS/MD preferable.
A minimum of 7 years of experience in the development sector, including at least 4 years in a senior
management position. Experience in the Health sector is required. Experience in TB control is
preferable. Overseas experience will be a plus. Demonstrated experience leading and managing
large donor grants is a must. Experience managing a Global Fund grant is preferred.
Strong skills and a track record in strategic visioning, leadership, and inspiring teams.
Effective personnel management, coordination, and decision-making skills, with proven ability to be
accountable for all components of the program.
Competent in building networks, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to influence with effective
listening, persuasion, negotiation and other techniques.
Strong understanding of donor [Global Fund] compliance issues.
Internationally recognized qualification in project or program management or a commitment to obtain
the qualification in the early months of work.
Persuasive written and oral communication in English, including report writing.
Demonstrated technical expertise in public health especially TB control
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work
independently and cooperatively with team members.