Global Fund World Vision Director
Based in Nicaragua
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To Lead a strategic plan and launch the Health technical program, which includes two key components, specifically HIV and Tuberculosis. The Director supervises and monitors human and technical resources, and he/she represents WV Nicaragua before both public and private institutions and community-based organizations and performs other required duties that may arise.
Ensure efficient financial and programmatic implementation of the TB & HIV grant, funded by WV and the Global Fund:
Annual Operating Plan.
Monthly monitoring of budgetary execution/spending.
Six-monthly internal control audit and accountability.
Action plan, as provided in the annual external audit.
TB & HIV purchase plan prepared and launched in conjunction with MINSA and the Global Fund.
TB & HIV Monitoring Plan.
Ensure adherence to the WV-Global Fund agreement:
Monthly rendering of accounts to WV.
Rendering of accounts to the Global Fund.
Follow-up to observe if the TB & HIV Performance Framework is being fulfilled.
In conjunction with the Global Fund, ensure smooth programmatic and budgetary progress, including proper environment and internal control actions/activities performed by the sub-recipients of the TB & HIV grant:
Follow up and monitor attainment of monthly/quarterly/annual goals and objectives of sub-recipients.
Follow up contract performance, sub-recipient manual and action plans [based on the] audit for sub-recipients.
Maintain strategic relationships with the Ministry of Health (MINSA), and other institutions engaged in gathering of information and implementation of TB & HIV programs:
Actions are coordinated with MINSA to update: List of health supplies, country strategic plans and evaluation of TB & HIV plans.
Cooperative relationships partnerships with both public and private organizations.
Advocacy for public policies and private initiatives on health projects related to the project.
RESPONSIBILITIES AT THE INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL:
Follow and implement WV] Child Protection Policy.
Ensure that World Vision is a safe organization for children.
Participate in the national-level [emergency] response team in case of emergency situations.
Participate in humanitarian response operations in case of national-level emergencies.
Identify or participate in the raising of financial and non-financial funds.
Diversify financial and non-financial funds at the National Office level.
Encourage the protection of the staff under his/her responsibility in all their different dimensions, specifically physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual.
Take an active role in devotionals and other activities that promote spiritual growth.
Support personal and institutional-level protection initiatives.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor´s of Medicine and/or Surgery or MPH.
Master Degree in Public Health.
Knowledge and Skills:
Skills and experience in leading programs focused on human rights and sexual diversity.
Excellent command of the English and Spanish languages (speaking, writing and reading skills).
Skills in networking with private and public institutions [engaged] in public health [actions] at the national and international level.
Skills in negotiating and reaching a consensus in different environments.
10 years of experience in management of health programs launched with international and/or national cooperation funds.
Formulation and evaluation of projects.
Strategic and operating planning.