Site Project Director
Full-time Contractual (Open-ended)
The incumbent will be responsible for assisting Site Project Director with all aspects of a project, including managing and providing technical support to the program team in developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and assessing a new project.
He / She will also provide strategic guidance to teams, oversee the progress of operations and develop efficient strategies and tactics to produce timely results.
Direct the project team with support from SPD and other core team members.
Supervise, manage, and mentor project staff.
Assist Senior Project Director (SPD) to manage the budget and reports efficiently.
Create and track project timelines, plan for an, effective implementation of SOPs and guidelines, and an efficient monitoring system.
Conduct field visits to assess challenges and facilitate viable implementation.
Assist SPD in preparing and submit donor reports for ongoing and new projects.
Ensure implementation of projects in line with organizational and donor policies as applicable.
Review and analyze monthly financial reports for the assigned projects.
Demonstrate openness to criticism from a supervisor and / or junior team member(s).
Facilitating and encouraging open communication and motivation in the team.
Empowering team members to make informed and transparent decision making.
Contribute to data analysis, report, and manuscript writing.
Represent the project at related regional and international meetings as needed.
Develop and present project progress and learnings at relevant meetings.
Establish and sustain effective relationships with collaborators, stakeholders, and partners to assure open communication and alignment of all resources and efforts.
Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA)
Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Science, Epidemiology, International Development, or other related fields.
A doctorate degree is preferred.
At least 7-8 years with a Master’s degree.
At least 2 years with a doctorate degree.
Good leadership qualities to lead / supervise / develop a multidisciplinary team.
An effective communicator.
Available for local travel up to 50% as needed.
Knowledge and experience in project / program management, and immunizations.
Ability to multi-task successfully.
Proficiency with Stata or other statistical software.
Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
Self-motivated and able to work well independently.