Deputy Chief of Party at Heartland Alliance International (HAI)

Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Chief of PartyReq ID: 5728Location: AbujaPosition type: Full timeEmployment Type: TemporarySalary Schedule: InternationalReports to: Country DirectorContract duration: March 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019DetailsJoin Heartland Alliance International’s Country Team to provide the essential program support necessary to implement HAI’s innovative programs serving marginalized and vulnerable communities.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesEnsure technical program management for HAI’s HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria.Ensure that Heartland Alliance abides by PEPFAR, USAID, CDC, and other donors program implementation guidance, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.Ensure that program’s goal, objectives and contractual targets and deliverables are met within the stipulated periods.Build technical capacity of staff to facilitate skills acquisition in all aspects of program implementation and M&E.Ensure that program activities and operations are consistent with the scope of the grant and in full compliance with USG rules and regulations and governing contracts.Facilitate the development of annual work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans and other required project documents for efficiency.Coordinate the production of all program reports and keep all stakeholders informed on the progress of programs, sharing lessons learned where appropriate.Directly supervise program staff to ensure that all deliverables are met in a timely fashion.Travel 40% of the time to project sites to provide technical assistance and troubleshoot with staff to find solutions.Work with the COP and the technical staff to revise program work plan and objectives where necessary.In consultation with the COP, represent and deliver presentations on behalf of Heartland Alliance in Nigeria.Oversee all programmatic implementation – focusing on HIV prevention, care and treatment support for all KPs organizations/associations in Nigeria.Engage frequently with program staff across the states to answer questions, to ensure appropriate services delivered, and to address unanticipated issues.Supervise sub-award recipients; ensure the production of timely, accurate program & financial reports, M&E reports, budget tracking, and other needs.Work with the SKM unit to coordinate research initiatives, assuring data is properly collected, analyzed and shared.Provide updates to the local partners’ Executive Directors, HAI Capacity Advisors/Program Managers  regarding service issues, planning, new opportunities, and management issues and to communicate program successes on Nigerian programs.Maintain appropriate relationships and attend relevant meetings with government entities, non-governmental organizations, and other civil society organizations in consultation with the COP.Work with the COP to draft annual request for proposal responses to obtain funding and oversees the preparation of reports to funders.Work with the COP to identify and develop new funding sources and manage preparation of the monthly report.Participate in annual planning of strategic goals for the Nigeria Country Office.Other duties, as assigned by management. 

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