Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. Jhpiego has been working in Malawi since 1999 implementing a wide-range of interventions in maternal health, family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment. Current projects include facility and community-based HIV testing services, and HIV prevention.
The Project Director is responsible for leading the CDC-funded Gateway project for Malawi. The Project Director leads the technical direction and management oversight with the deputy Project Director in the areas of HIV testing, prevention, linkage to care, and treatment, and DREAMS initiatives for adolescent girls and young women. They will ensure that project implementation strategies, interventions and approaches are delivered to the required standard and in accordance with the latest evidence, best practices, and national and international guidelines, and are compliant with PEPFAR and donor.
The Project Director is responsible for ensuring the project meets donor targets, driving innovative approaches for a highly targeted approach to HTS, and ensuring linkage to and adherence in HIV care and treatment, and use of a data driven approach to problem solve, strategize and focus interventions. They will ensure that local sub-partners perform according to their agreement and assist in enhancing their capacity to deliver with the project team.
The Project Director will be responsible for representing the project and ensuring effective collaboration with the donor and Ministry of Health (MOH), and will ensure timely and cost-effective project implementation and reporting, to ensure the project delivers on scope, on schedule and on budget. They will supervise a team of highly qualified staff and will report to the Country Director and may act on occasions in her absence.
Malawian candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only applicants who meet the required qualifications will be considered