Years of experience:
31 Dec 2019
The Team Leader will provide strategic, programmatic, administrative, and management leadership to ICAP’s proposed project, Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Incidence in Small Scale and Artisanal Mining Areas and Surrounding Communities and Implementation of Awareness-Raising Activities, Training, Prevention, and Mitigation of the Epidemic Impacts in Mozambique.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
- Ensures effective coordination of study activities and monitors progress toward the achievement of goals and objectives.
- Leads the design of and facilitation of surveys while ensuring the quality and maximum sustainability of initiatives through effective training and capacity building programs.
- Leads work planning processes and contributes to strategic planning meetings held with the Government of Mozambique, funder, and others at international and national levels.
- Manages a diverse project team of qualified staff, aligning their efforts with project goals and objectives.
- Represents the project in all matters pertaining to the execution of project-related activities, including forging productive alliances and interactions with the most senior-level representatives of partner institutions.
- Oversees all activities, outputs, and outcomes related to project management and administration, including reporting, budget development and monitoring, financial transactions, execution of project plans, and project performance monitoring and evaluation.
- Troubleshoots to prevent and resolve potential problems and obstacles to project performance.
- Ensures that all technical project reports and written/oral materials, including but not limited to success stories and project briefs, are produced on time, with accuracy, and are data-driven.
- Presents progress, achievements, and lessons learned to key stakeholders, and other implementing partners through written and oral presentations and briefs.
- A Ph.D. in Public Health or equivalent.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:
- •At least 15 years of experience in the implementation of HIV/AIDS projects, specifically in the evaluation of the incidence of HIV/AIDS, prevention, and mitigation.
- Five years of experience as the leader of a multi-disciplinary team.
- General knowledge about project management in the Mozambican context in general, and particularly in mining projects.
- Experience in behavioral changes is a significant advantage.
- Leadership vision and strategic direction.
- Relevant experience in the design, management, and implementation of projects financed by donors in Southern African countries.
- Ability to perform the task at a senior level, demonstrated by previous experience in leading the development and implementation of HIV/AIDS programs as related areas.
- Fluency in Portuguese and English (written and spoken).
- Evidence of experience in similar Artisanal Small Mining (ASM) studies.
- Willingness to travel to mining sites.