Task order director, HIV/AIDS, GHSC-PSM

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 28 December 2018

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Task Order Director, HIV/AIDS in support of the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Arlington, VA. The Procurement and Supply Management project will be the primary vehicle through which USAID will 1) procure and provide health commodities, 2) provide technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain, and 3) collaborate 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.

The Task Order Director, HIV/AIDS is considered the most senior technical expert on the HIV/AIDS Task Order (“Task Order 1” or “TO1”) and will provide strategic direction and oversight on TO1 activities as well as manage the TO1 Program Management team. The TO1 Director will serve as the main TO1 point of contact and representative with USAID; collaborating across PSM teams, donors and stakeholders to successfully achieve TO1 objectives. In addition, the TO1 Director will maintain an understanding of logistics and systems strengthening activities.
Responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic oversight and direction for TO1
  • Implement task order activities and ensure achievement of project goals
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual work plans and progress reports for submission to USAID
  • Provide direction and guidance to US-based and Field Office staff and consultants on liaising with U.S. and international partners, donors, and technical experts as needed
  • Determine annual priorities in collaboration with USAID and local partners, including beneficiary groups, work sites, and support services
  • Ensure program implementation is in compliance with provision of TO1 under the GHSC-PSM contract and U.S. government contracting rules and policies
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed
  • Coordinate with PSM senior staff and contribute to PSM’s overall planning accountability, and organizational systems
  • Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, international development or public health and a minimum of twelve years of experience managing multi-country programs in the international development sector required. Alternatively, a graduate degree in management, international development or public health and a minimum of seven years of experience managing multi-country programs in the international development sector preferred
  • Clinical experience in the management of HIV/AIDS preferred
  • Significant involvement interacting with senior US and foreign government officials
  • Detailed understanding of PEPFAR from both a U.S. and field perspective
  • Prior experience managing PEPFAR and/or USAID-funded agreements
  • Experience successfully managing diverse teams, and ensuring the quality of their products
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year; experience living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in a second language is preferred

Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=2938 by January 10. 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.


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. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

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