Program Manager, Windhoek, Namibia

Program Manager, Windhoek, Namibia Why Join IntraHealth? IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years in over 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.  IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.  Join us. The future of global health starts here. SUMMARY OF ROLE The overall role and responsibility of the Program Manager (PM), based in the IntraHealth International Windhoek office, is to manage the DREAMS/Twagamenwa (meaning “We are safe") sub-agreement, ensure program activities are executed as planned, and oversee adherence to organizational and funder rules and regulations. The PM will be responsible for overseeing the two second tier sub-agreements with IntraHealth Namibia and Ministry of Health Oshikoto Region. The PM will report to the DCOP/Technical Director of the Key Populations - Strengthening Technical Assistance and Response for Sustainable HIV Prevention and Treatment (KP-STAR) project. S/he will supervise the Finance and Administration Officer but will also work in close collaboration with DREAMS technical staff from IntraHealth Namibia and Ministry of Health in all 3 regions (Khomas, Oshikoto, Zambezi) where the DREAMS project is implemented. S/he will be responsible for regular reporting, work plan development and implementation, budget development and tracking, and maintaining positive working relationships with key external partners and second tier sub-partners. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Staff and Office Management (30%) Ensure an enabling office environment that promotes coordination and successful implementation of all activities working in close collaboration with the District and Regional Management Teams in Oshikoto, Khomas and Zambezi. Supervise all project staff in the Windhoek office, coaching and mentoring staff to empower them to achieve expected results. Ensure compliance with IntraHealth, donor and Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) regulations. Program Management, Reporting & Communications (50%) Work in close collaboration with Project Hope Namibia, MoHSS and IntraHealth Namibia staff to ensure that DREAMS activities are implemented in areas of responsibility. Serve as key support staff in the development of annual work plan and budgets. Oversee execution of work plans to achieve the program expected results, using project monitoring tools to track technical progress and expenditure spending rates. Coordinate project staff in executing activities to ensure smooth program operations. Represent IntraHealth International at the MoHSS and with other key stakeholders. Participate in DREAMS partner meetings, MoHSS meetings/technical working groups (TWGs). Review and write weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project reports. Contribute to program documentation, including success stories and technical briefs. External Relationships (20%) Serve as the official IntraHealth Representative to the MoHSS at national, regional, district level and other offices. Maintain positive working relationships with Project Hope Namibia, MoHSS, IntraHealth Namibia, and other partners and stakeholders. Expected to travel once or twice a year to the assigned districts and regions. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A Master’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration, or related field At least 8 years of program management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience Strong working knowledge of international health and development Experience implementing PEFPAR-funded projects Proven team leader with strong interpersonal skills General knowledge of HIV/AIDS technical strategies and programs Understanding of the work planning and budgeting process and ability to participate fully Substantial experience in report writing and documentation Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Ability to work in high pressure environment and to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks Working Conditions/Physical Requirements Minimum noise levels in an office environment Position is based in an office, requiring sitting at a desk most of the day Requires lifting of 0-10 lbs. occasionally or as needed Competencies  Organizational Stewardship: Approaches role and duties as a primary caretaker and steward of the organization, encourages a cooperative environment that focuses on placing the organization’s interests and success first before his/hers, another individual, department or team. Client Relationship Management: Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy current client needs and maintain a partnering relationship during engagements; includes influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating; build and manage new relationships and collaborative alliances. Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans. Business Acumen: Knowledge, insight, and application of business concepts, tools, and processes that are required for making sound decisions in the context of IntraHealth’s business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations; including supporting, identifying, assessing, and/or securing new business for the organization. Effective Communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language (English and other required languages) appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate professional communication behaviors. Summary of Benefits IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world. IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. To apply and learn more about IntraHealth Careers @: https://ift.tt/1tjLIK2 Learn more about “Who We Are” @: https://ift.tt/2ubaHHm

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