Position Title: PEPFAR Project Manager
Reports to: Director of Grants and Program Management
Reporting to the Zanmi Lasante Director of Grants and Program Management and based in Port-au-Prince, the Project Manager is primarily responsible for managing project implementation and all reporting requirements of a major Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control in Haiti. The Project Manager will be the lead administrative point person for the project. He/she will work directly with the ZL staff (executives, clinicians, and members of the MEQ, finance, and program teams) to successfully carry out project goals and develop all deliverables requested by the funder.
25% Project Implementation Assistance
• Work hand in hand with project staff in implementing PEPFAR project activities according to the funder-approved plans and budget
• Work with clinical staff and leaders to ensure the quality of health service delivery in the areas of HIV/AIDS and TB/MDRTB
• Work with project leadership to ensure responsible management of project activities and ensure award performance.
75% Report Writing & Deliverable Development
• Draft and edit requests for continued PEPFAR funding, interim progress reports, Country Operational Plans, scopes of work, and any other written deliverables/narratives requested by the funder.
• Work with the Programs, MEQ, and Finance teams to develop content for narrative, indicator, and financial deliverables.
• Ensure that all deliverable requirements are met and timelines followed.
• Coordinate with Compliance team to ensure that all legal requirements are met, including accurate record-keeping and timely financial reporting.
• Liaise with Programs, Finance, and Procurement teams to ensure US Government compliance of the award terms and conditions
• Perform other relevant duties as needed.
- Master’s degree required (in Public Health or relevant field).
- At least 5 years of experience and demonstrated track record in administrative management of US Government-funded development/global health projects.
- Excellent communication and writing skills and ability to articulate ZL’s mission, project objectives, and resource needs persuasively to funders.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage complex projects from creation to completion, plan and prioritize multiple deliverables, and coordinate teams to meet deadlines.
- Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and country.
- Interest in social justice strongly desirable.
- Excellent attention to detail in all work.
- Professional level French and English language skills.
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.
PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone, and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.
Zanmi Lasante (ZL), as PIH is known locally in Haiti, is a health care organization committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized in Haiti. ZL partners with local communities and the Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) to deliver high-quality public health care, addressing the root causes of illness, train the health care workforce, advance research, and advocate for increased national investments in the health system. ZL’s philosophy is rooted in sustainability and capacity building with the idea that the most powerful means of providing rights-based health care to patients is through leveraging a country’s own public health system.
Today, with a team of over 6,200 Haitians, including over 2,000 Community Health Workers (CHWs), ZL supports 12 public health facilities and is one of the largest health care providers in Central Haiti, serving an immediate catchment area of 1.3 million across the Central Plateau and the lower Artibonite.
Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.