Jhpiego seeks a Project Director to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for an upcoming Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded HIV Testing Services (HTS) project in Zambia. The project aims to ensure that individuals, couples and families (including children) get tested and know their HIV status and are linked to appropriate clinical services based on their test results. This program will target high-risk undiagnosed persons, including men aged 25-40, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), partners of people living with HIV (PLHIV), sex workers (SWs), and men who have sex with men (MSM).
The COP will have the overall responsibility for leadership, management, and reporting of project activities. S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project quality and integrity. S/he will serve as the project’s main point of contact with CDC, on routine and strategic matters. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management and communication with the host country government at all levels, and international partners and agencies.
This position is contingent upon award from CDC. Zambian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.