Fund Manager / Project Lead at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global nonprofit organization, partners with governments, civil society, the private sector, and health care workers to build resilient and sustainable health systems.

Fund Manager / Project Lead is needed at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

JOB TITLE: Fund Manager / Project Lead

Job ID: 13-10783
LOCAION: Abuja
Grade: K
Group / Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept / Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project / Program: P000 – Proposal
Reports to: TBD

Overview

  • Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Fund Manager / Project Lead for a potential 5-year, Tobacco Control Policy Implementation Fund for Africa Program.
  • This program/grant will be used to assist up to five countries that have signed on to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control in sub-Saharan Africa to advance the implementation of their national tobacco control policies through results-based, catalytic grants and peer-to-peer learning.

Specific Responsibilities
The Fund Manager / Project Lead is responsible for the following:

  • Lead, manage, and monitor the overall program across 3-5 countries, and is accountable for project deliverables and results.
  • Conduct solicitation process for program grants to identify 3-5 grantee countries for catalytic funding.
  • Work with technical partners and grantees to conduct capacity assessments, determine capacity development needs and facilitate/coordinate the provision of effective short-term technical assistance to respond to those needs.
  • Champion the project’s vision and technical strategy; documentation and communication; client(s) stakeholder(s) relationships; coordination and synergy with other MSH projects and internal operations units, and contribute to business development activities.
  • Safeguard MSH’s reputation by ensuring that financial, contractual, technical, and political integrity is maintained and strengthened.
  • Negotiate grant awards with Ministries of Health/Tobacco Control Programs, including terms, objectives, milestones and deliverables, budgets, and reporting.
  • Together with the MSH home office assigned Contract Officer, develop results-based grant agreements based on results-based funding principles, including milestones and deliverables, payment structure, and incentives.
  • Lead development of annual learning labs with grantees and technical partners to ensure best practices and innovation dissemination and peer learning.
  • Together with the MSH home office assigned M&E Advisor, develop (update and adapt as needed) and execute program results framework, performance monitoring plan, management and performance dashboard (with [email protected] staff), and annual work plans as per contract/agreement requirements, MSH technical frameworks and standards, and RMS guidelines.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables for maximum program impact and business development using a variety of communication strategies and media.
  • Ensure effective contract/agreement implementation in strict compliance with contract/ agreement clauses, MSH and donor policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure project staffing, structure and reporting relationships are aligned with project needs, local context and available resources and provide mentorship to the project team as per MSH policies and guidelines.
  • Liaise with MSH local and home office staff to ensure technical and administrative quality and efficiency in the implementation of the project.
  • Supervise assigned Project / Grant Assistant

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Administration, or a related discipline (MPH, MBA or other).
  • Minimum of 10 years, 12 preferred of progressively responsible related experience required, and previous experience as grant manager, finance manager or program manager/director in public health projects; tobacco control program experience a plus.
  • Prior experience and success directing similar or larger international donor-funded projects.
  • Ability to manage the donor, government counterparts, and technical partners, oversee the budget and understand the implementation challenges and solutions.
  • Previous experience in capacity building and development with partner organizations.
  • Experience negotiating with governments.
  • Experience with results or performance based funding.
  • Experience in monitoring program results and deliverables, ability to co-design M&E plans and analyze M&E data.
  • Ability to identify best practices and innovations and build learning events around such results.

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Job Features

Job CategoryNGO / Community Services
DeadlineNot Specified
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