Jhpiego seeks a Program Director to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for an upcoming US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded HIV prevention, care and treatment project. It will include HIV prevention for priority populations, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), prevention of gender-based violence, HIV testing services and linkage to care, treatment and viral load suppression. The four-year project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) to achieve epidemic control among target communities.
The Program Director will have overall responsibility for leadership and management of the project and reporting of project activities in close collaboration with RDF. S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project technical quality and integrity. S/he will serve as the project’s main point of contact with RDF, the donor, government of Rwanda, and relevant stakeholders on routine and strategic matters. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management, collaboration and communication with the government of Rwanda at all levels, and international partners and agencies.
This position is contingent upon award from PEPFAR. Rwandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.