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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2022
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    Project Officer (5 Positions)

    The Role

    The Project Officer will be directly reporting to Senior Project Officer and will be responsible in supporting him/her in providing oversight of implementing partners managing. He/she will also be responsible for managing official correspondence, tracking of financial spending to partners, managing relationships, and monitoring project performance.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    The Project Officer shall:

    • Develop the scope and work-plan of the project in conjunction with the implementing partners and Member States.
    • Work with implementing partners to refine and define KPIs and other partner performance metrics which will be tracked by the programme.
    • Support and follow-up on the implementation of programme activities in accordance with the program proposal and activities timeline,
    • Monitor the performance of implementing partners to ensure they are achieving results in line with the KPIs of the programme and develop corrective actions if there is delay.
    • Participate in regular meetings with the implementing partner and conduct field oversight together with Technical Assistance Team Members to ensure objectives are being achieved.
    • Ensure implementing partners are complying with routine auditing and reporting procedures.
    • Advise partners on potential capacity building opportunities and link with the Technical Assistance Team and Regional Program Team for further advice.
    • Support the Senior Project Officer in development of monthly project implementation reports, monitor and track progress of the project;
    • Represent Africa CDC in a professional manner, which creates a positive image and enhances the credibility of the organization
    • Perform any other duties as requested by the Partnership Management Team Lead.

    Qualifications and Skills required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related fields. Preferred candidates must have at least 5 years of experience. Managerial experience is not required but is an advantage.

    Or

    • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related fields. Preferred candidates must have at least 2 years of experience. Managerial experience is not required but is an advantage.

    Required skills and Competencies:

    • Demonstrated project planning and management skills for organizing, planning and executing projects from conception through implementation;
    • Demonstrable experience in drafting budgets and programme reporting documentation for executive level consumption.
    • Knowledge and understanding of management and operational policies, procedures and systems supporting critical and routine programme operations in a public health or other public sector context;
    • Excellent administrative skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.
    • Knowledge and understanding of programme management support systems and processes.
    • Excellent computer skills, including word-processing capabilities, proficiency with e- mail and internet applications, experience in using office software applications such as MS Excel, Power Point and Word.
    • Analytical and problem solving abilities.
    • Ability to build strong relationships internally and with external actors.
    • High level of autonomy at work, yet with profound team spirit.
    • Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision, and in a culturally diverse team.
    • Awareness of technological trends and apply necessary technology to the daily work when necessary.
    • Adaptive, patient, resourceful, resilient and flexible.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Oxford HR on afenet.oxfordhr.co.uk to apply

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