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Senior Accountant
Job Category:
Finance
Requisition Number: SENIO01121
Posting Details
Posted: April 1, 2021

Full-Time

 Full-Time
Locations

  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Niger
  • Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Maputo, Mozambique
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Lome, Togo

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Description
Pathfinder Overview
Pathfinder International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections, wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and young people are able to choose their own paths forward. 

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Program Advisor
Location: Washington D.C, Watertown, MA, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, or Uganda.

The Francophone Program Advisor will provide overall program management during the full project lifecycle by establishing or supporting sound project and program management practices to ensure successful outcomes. They’ll contribute to the development and monitoring of project workplans and helps to track project spending and Pathfinder’s new business development. They will work with a multi-disciplinary team and may serve as the Pathfinder spokesperson on behalf of the project to promote the project goals, achievements and strengths to key stakeholders. As appropriate, they will support Pathfinder’s technical workstreams. They will collaborate with project team on project activities that have a combined program focus. They collaborate with other members of the project team to ensure that deliverables meet the needs of intended populations. With capacity building and developing as a guiding principle, they will engage closely with government and/or local NGOs on the design, management and monitoring of all field-based programs. They will coordinate with in country agencies and programs to ensure linkages and to identify opportunities for integration between SRHR and technical services and broader health, educational, vocational, and other non-health interventions that meet the needs of intended populations. They will assess technical and training needs, reviews and adapts training materials, and contributes to scaling up successful experiences in implementing best practices in clinical and community settings that lead to increased use of family planning services. They will ensure that the project team draws on state-of-the-art knowledge and practices in the areas specific to the program area. They partner with other technical advisors to enable policy, research and programs that benefit women and female children.

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Key Job Outcomes:
  • Project Work Plans and Execution: Contributes to content and design and provides oversight of execution on project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities. Provides guidance, tools and resources to manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope. Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client. Enforces organizational standards. Ensures all project documentation is complete, current and stored appropriately.
  • Financial, Resource, and Risk Management: Provides oversight on project budgets, conducts monthly financial reviews and analysis to ensure compliance with Pathfinder and client requirements. Supports project staff to effectively procure and manage resources, following Pathfinders and/or client systems and processes. Troubleshoots and resolves unexpected issues in a timely fashion. Facilitates identification of issues and resolutions to mitigate risks.
  • Communication: Identifies and communicates difficult/sensitive information in accurate and timely fashion.
  • Project Meetings: Holds regular status meetings with project team. Ensures multi-directional communication between the project and country teams and other relevant organizational team members. Facilitates team meetings.
  • Staff Development: Helps build the project management capacity of staff, including technical staff, as appropriate.
  • Donor Compliance: Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures, serving as a Trainer of Trainer on specific USG and Pathfinder rules and regulations.
  • Communication: Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized internal and external presentations.
  • Business/Proposal Development: Directly contributes to Pathfinder’s proposals, including responses to competitive bids. Inputs into program designs, staffing plans, workplan and budget alignment, adherence to donor and RFA guidelines, as appropriate, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Technical Assistance: Provides technical assistance to country offices, host country governments, local partners, and other agencies by contributing to report reviews; technical reviews; identification and provision of topic-specific technical assistance; and capacity building and working with local partners. As appropriate, supports technical excellence in design and implementation of programs, and participates in technical communities of practice or strategy teams. Reviews and provides input on project reports, data, and progress against project workplans
  • Quality Assurance: Monitor and works with the technical team to ensure that best practices for services and service integration being implemented are well documented, evaluated and poised for scale up. Coaches and builds teams to optimize staff performance programming, target setting and project workplan and scale-up. Contributes as member of internal technical strategy teams.
  • Partner Management: Supports the development of partner agreements, including supporting identification and tracking of deliverables and budgets.

Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:
  • Country Specific Public Health System: Intermediate understanding of multiple countries and advanced knowledge in at least 3 countries; understanding of the countries’ public health systems.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Intermediate knowledge of contraception and reproductive health principles and rights, practices and services, including program strategies and indicators, and the latest developments in the field.
  • Program Operations and Development: Advanced skills in implementing and managing global health program operations in the developing world.
  • Proposal Development: Advanced skills in project management-related tasks within proposal development from concept to full proposal.
  • Leadership: Advanced skills as a leader in program or project management as part of health and health service delivery strengthening in developing countries.
  • Program and Project Planning and Management: Advanced skills in program and project management and planning to fulfill performance objectives, including the timely implementation and reporting of donor-funded program activities.
  • Operations and Financial Management: Advanced knowledge of operations and financial management in developing countries.
  • Change Leadership: Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in managing change across a broad group of stakeholders in an inclusive manner.
  • Presentation Skills: Ability to make presentations on results and products to diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Community Relations: Advanced skills in facilitating working relationships between project teams, donors, partners, government officials, and communities.

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Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:
  • Software Applications: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Languages: Proven writing and speaking skills using English; Portuguese preferred.
  • Communication and Influencing Skills: Proven ability to influence others through diplomacy and proven oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Commitment to contraception, reproductive health services and rights, gender equality, maternal, and child health services.
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to thrive in a matrix organization, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-pace environment.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidentiality on work related matters.

Required Education, Training and Experience:
  • BS/BA required; Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • 8 years’ experience in working in international development, preferably in implementing programs in developing countries
  • Professional to native fluency level of spoken, written, and reading French required
  • Prefer: Experience with USAID-funded projects
  • Prefer: Experience in project design
  • Prefer: Experience living or working in developing countries that aids in understanding of program context, field realities, and technical need
Other Information:
  • Travel Required (approximately 30%)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
 

MEL Technical Advisor
Job Category:
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Requisition Number: MELTE01120
Posting Details
Posted: March 31, 2021 

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Full-Time
Locations

  • Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, BGD
  • Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan, CIV
  • Ouagadougou, BFA
  • Bujumbura, BDI
  • Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, COD
  • Cairo, Egypt Cairo, EGY
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, ETH
  • Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, KEN
  • Maputo, Mozambique Maputo, MOZ
  • Niger NAIMEY, NER
  • Abuja, Nigeria Abuja, NGA
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Dar es Salaam, TZA
  • Lome, Togo Lome, TGO
  • Kampala, Uganda Kampala, UGA
Job Details
Description
Pathfinder Overview
Pathfinder International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections, wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and young people are able to choose their own paths forward.

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MEL Technical Advisor
Location: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, Togo, or Uganda.

Summary:
The MEL Technical Advisor supports development and implementation of Pathfinder’s Management Information System in DHIS2 at global level. They provides assistance to country office staff and projects to ensure that program monitoring and learning from routine data achieves program needs. They design and tailor data systems and integration architecture in DHIS2 and other applications. They develop tools for data use to guide management decisions, including dashboards, data visualizations, workplans and maps. The MEL Technical Advisor develops tools for data collection, plans for and selects consultants and provides targeted training as needs arise.

Key Job Outcomes:
  • MEL Strategic and Project Planning and Implementation: Develops and implements Pathfinder’s MEL strategies in proposals, and institutionalizes related policies, guidelines and standard procedures for monitoring and evaluating projects, including DHIS2 and other data systems’ standards and Develops MEL plans, including appropriate selection of final project indicators and data sources, and team work plans to ensure effective implementation. Partners with MEL staff to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation guidelines, procedure manuals and data management guidelines for their respective office or projects.
  • Data Collection Methodology; Conceptualizes, develops and implements an appropriate system for collecting monitoring and evaluation data to enable the project to report to stakeholders, to regularly review and use data to track progress against goals, to improve the quality of the interventions, and to feed data analytics into technical
  • Data Collection Tools; Creates and adapts data collection tools, including but not limited to monitoring tools and forms, survey questionnaires, key informant interview guides, facility assessment and supervision tools, and supporting training materials. Trains and mentors project staff to design and/or oversee implementation of data collection tools. Oversees terms of reference for consulting firms, critically reviewing consultant reports and other deliverables, and deploying ethical clearance procedures. Ensures that data are complete and comply with data quality and compliance standards and guidelines. Conducts analysis to inform, influence,
  • Data review and use: Maintains, manages, and/or reviews the project database for performance trends. Generates or contributes to communications products or reports for use by project and/or the organization.
  • Proposal Planning and Review: Drafts MEL plans for proposals and reviews proposals from the MEL
  • Training and Education Development and Delivery: Designs, develops and delivers relevant training to Pathfinder
  • Reports: Creates project status Writes and prepares conference presentations and publications.

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Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:
  • Program and Project Planning and Management: Deep skills in program and project management and planning to fulfill performance objectives, including the timely implementation and reporting of donor-funded program
  • Data Collection Methods: Advanced knowledge in data integrity and collection
  • Research Methods: Advanced knowledge and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • PC Applications: Proven ability to apply statistical software
  • Proposal Development: Mastery of skills in proposal development from concept to full proposal, resource mobilization.
  • Country Specific Public Health System: Deep knowledge of the countries’ public health systems.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Deep knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of programs, including program strategies and indicators, and the latest professional developments in SRHR, including special challenges faced in the developing
  • Change Leadership: Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in managing change across a broad group of stakeholders in an inclusive
  • Presentation Skills: Proven ability to make presentations on results to small and large groups.
  • Community Relations: Mastery of skills in facilitating working relationships between partners, government officials, and communities.
Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:
  • Languages: Proven writing and speaking skills using local languages and English language
  • Communication and Influencing Skills: Proven ability to influence others, including donor agencies and local partners, through diplomacy and proven oral and written communication
  • Software Applications: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to work with people from different cultures, ability thrive in a matrix organization, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-pace
  • Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidentiality on work-related matters.

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Required Education, Training and Experience:
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in demography, epidemiology, statistics, social sciences or a related field, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required competencies.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in MEL health/development projects or
  • Experience living and working in a developing country.
  • DHIS2 experience required
  • Power BI experience is a plus

Other Information:
  • Travel required (at least 30%)
  • Must be eligible to work in the US
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)