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JOB DETAILS:
PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.
The Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases program, as a leader in the effort to end malaria illnesses and deaths, refines and develops tools and approaches, supports national programs, and builds evidence and data to empower national governments to pursue malaria elimination. Through the Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa (MACEPA) project and others, PATH is working with national malaria control programs across Africa to scale interventions to reduce malaria burden, as well as generate evidence and support planning for new strategies to accelerate toward elimination. A key area of emphasis is to improve the collection, reporting, and use of malaria surveillance data to support timely, accurate, and rationale decision-making to optimize the impact of interventions.
PATH seeks a Deputy Director for the MACEPA Project. The Deputy Director will serve as a key member of the MACEPA leadership team. They will support the day-to-day management and implementation of the MACEPA project – including advancing strategy, implementation, translation of evidence, and donor and partner communication. They will represent MACEPA at meetings and conferences with national and regional stakeholders, donors, and partner organizations.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and manage global, cross-functionally integrated project work plans, and associated implementation, monitoring and control processes
• Develop, implement, and manage systems to coordinate, track, analyze and communicate project progress on parallel activities across multiple countries
• Work closely with finance and administrative staff to provide regular operational oversight including close alignment between staffing needs and budget envelopes
• Support and advise Project Director, and act as Project Director in their absence
• Manage and maintain regular communications with project team and stakeholders, lead routine global virtual meetings with project team and stakeholders, and facilitate decision making among stakeholders and partners
• Oversee the preparation and content development of project reports, analyses, and presentations
• Communicate, coordinate, negotiate, and manage relationships with internal and external partners, National Malaria Programs, donors, and stakeholders
• Drive forward discussions with and commitments from donor on grant reinvestment
• Supervise and mentor staff; oversee recruitment, hiring, and onboarding processes as needed
• Represent MACEPA at meetings and conferences with donors and partner organizations
• Facilitate knowledge-sharing across global, regional, and country-based team-members to institutionalize best practices and ensure consistency of PATH’s programmatic support
• Provide strategic leadership and input to development of new concepts, proposals, and awards

Required Experience
• Advanced degree in public health, science or medicine, business administration, public policy, or equivalent degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum seven years, professional program management experience with experience directly managing and coordinating staff; ideally in malaria projects
• Experience managing multi-country, complex health related projects in low resource settings
• Superior project leadership skills in managing global project team with demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and partners, provide technical assistance, and coordinate implementation activities
• Exceptional problem solving, bridge building, and diplomacy abilities
• Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills with ability to interact with diverse colleagues and partners
• Comfortable managing in a flexible and changing environment, with ability to adjust plans and direction in response to local feedback and the iterative nature of the project
• Excellent organization, attention to detail, coordinating, and collaborative skills
• Excellent oral and written English communication skills; proficiency in French preferred
• Demonstrated representational experience in professional and global settings
• Experience in sub-Saharan Africa highly preferred
• Ability to travel estimated at 30% of the time
• Must have legal authorization to work in a PATH country office
PATH is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and partnership. Learn more about the impact you can make globally here.
We offer our employees a competitive salary and generous benefits. For candidates based in the U.S., the annual salary range for this position is $147,816-$249,732. The final salary is based on a variety of objective factors.
PATH provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes 15 vacation, 10 holiday, 2 personal and 12 sick days per year; medical and dental plans; life insurance; disability and retirement benefits. For more details click here.

Hybrid Work
PATH operates within a hybrid workplace model unless otherwise noted. Hybrid employees must reside within commuting distance to one of our PATH offices. PATH’s US offices are located in Seattle, WA and Washington, DC.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees, interns, consultants, and temporary staff based in the United States. Individuals selected for job opportunities in the United States must be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination status, upon hire. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job LocationGeneva, Lusaka, Washington DC, United StatesCompany LocationGeneva, Switzerland; Lusaka, Zambia; Washington, DC;Position TypeFull-Time/Regular

JOB DETAILS:
ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) is part of the ActionAid Global (AAG) Federation; sharing common values and aims to drive social change towards a just, equitable and sustainable world. AAZ works with marginalized and excluded women and young people, their organizations, and movements to address the structural causes of social injustice, gender inequality and poverty.
ActionAid Zambia has a vacancy for an experienced and suitably qualified Zambian to fill the position of PROGRAMMES MANAGER – YOUTH ENGAGEMENT & EMPOWERMENT.
LOCATION: GLOBAL PLATFORM -LUSAKA
CONTRACT DURATION: ONE (1) YEAR

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The holder of the position shall be responsible for overall coordination to the design, development, implementation and management of all youth programmes and policy advocacy work at ActionAid Zambia; aimed at building the capacity of young people to gain power to secure their rights and promote youth-led social, political, cultural, environmental and economic change. The role also entails day to day management of the GP in Zambia and ensure AAZ is working with diverse youth to bring about transformational change that reduces inequality and poverty. This entails leading AAZ’s efforts in supporting young people to have ambition for themselves, to be confident individuals, effective contributors, successful learners and responsible citizens; and to be nurtured, safe, active, healthy, achieving, included, respected and responsible. The holder of the position is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT), GP steering committee and a representative to the AA International Youth Working Group. S/he is expected to ensure programme efficiency and effectiveness through participation in decision making, advising on programme and projects implementation and policy issues, communication and implementation of agreed decisions to foster youth programming in AA Zambia.

ACCOUNTABLITIES
Key Activities
Programme/ Project Management
• Lead efforts in integration of youth programming into AAZ (Country Strategy Paper) CSP and ensure implementation is in line with AA’s Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) framework.
• Manage the Global Platform Zambia as a convening space for youth dialogue and a capacity development hub for young people.
• Ensure the Global Platforms (GP) is functioning and running effectively; ensuring activities are responsive to the needs of youth.
• Localize and operationalize the Global Youth engagement plan and actively participate in the International Youth Working Group.
• Leads development and review of Youth programme objective plans, operational plans, and budgets as well as project implementation plans and budgets for approval by the Youth Board, CMT and GP Steering Committee.
• Report Youth activities and progress towards goals to key stakeholders and ensure project compliance with AA standards on reporting.
• Provide overall guidance and support to ensuring training quality, effectiveness and contextualization to Zambia and the region.
• Support the implantation of innovative Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) methodologies such as Outcome Harvesting and ensure robust framework of data collection.
• Ensure the Global Platform project complies with AAZ / National policies and guidelines and Security standards and take part in AAZ risk assessment processes to ensure project compliance.
• Attend and actively participate in the biannual Steering Committee meetings and annual Global Platform Managers’ meetings.
• Supports regular local contextual analysis from a youth perspective and ensure all programming is sensitive to and responsive to changes in the political, social, and economic environments.
• Support development of fundraising proposals and concept notes in liaison with fundraising unit and in accordance with the CSP and donor guidelines.
• Overseeing timely submission of quality programme/ projects reports as required.
• Steer the GP by engaging in key partnerships, promote the GP activities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, maintain a seamless and fruitful collaboration with ActionAid Zimbabwe and ActionAid Mozambique while establishing and managing the Youth team.
b) Policy, Campaign and Advocacy
• Coordinates, facilitates, and supports policy research and advocacy in AAZ around youth development work.
• Provide input into development of policy positions of AA Zambia on Youth.
• Support establishment of linkages with relevant youth movements, alliances and coalitions including likeminded civil society actors and stakeholders for youth policy advocacy and campaigns mobilization.
• Coordinate with AAZ Communications, Campaigns and Advocacy unit to ensure development of elaborate campaigns strategy for any youth campaign initiatives undertaken.
• Lead in establishment and management of linkages with other stakeholders including government ministries, departments or agencies and cooperating partners as necessary.
c) Financial Management
• Overall responsibility for the financial management and reporting in accordance with ActionAid Denmark (AADK) and ActionAid (AAZ) financial guidelines.
• Provide leadership in development of annual workplans and budgets for all Youth projects in collaboration with AAZ finance & programmes teams.
• Providing quarterly accounting reports to Denmark (DK) in collaboration with AAZ Finance Manager.
• Supervise financial operations; ensuring the Finance Officer is competently handling day to day operations (issuing of receipts and invoices, bank collections and deposits) in line with the LFPM and AADk guidelines.
• Provide access for AAZ financial and programmatic audit as required
d) Knowledge Management and Communications
• Ensure production of high-quality youthful communications to promote Global Platform Zambia and AAZ’s youth programmes amongst identified partners in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and beyond.
• Monitor MEL processes and documentation to ensure tracking of progress developing success stories and lessons learnt
• As required, deliver capacity development initiatives.
• Ensure effective collaboration and communication with ActionAid Denmark (AADk) and other Global Platforms (GP) platforms across the globe.
e) Team Management
• Supervise and manage the Youth Team by ensuring an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort:
• Motivate and inspire team members
• Facilitate problem solving and collaboration
• Strive for team consensus and win-win agreements
• Encourage creativity, risk-taking, and constant improvement
• Ensure there are good structures and processes in place to ensure the youth team is working efficiently
• Coach and mentorship to help develop team members including volunteers.
• Participate in recruitment of staff when required and manage HR issues within AAZ guidelines and escalate where necessary.
• Recognize and celebrate team and team member accomplishments and exceptional performance
• Ensure the Youth Programme team feeds into ActionAid Zambia annual reflection, reviews, and planning
• Ensure GP and the Youth Team carry out regular reflection and team building activities.
• Develops strategies and provide the team with a vision of the Youth Programme
f) Corporate Responsibility
• Contribute to management decisions as a member of the Country Management Team.
• Participate in Steering committees and Youth Board meetings and give necessary support and information.
• Participate in the International Youth Working Group and share AAZ experiences and lessons on youth programming.
• Any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
• An MBA or Master’s in International Development, Project Management or any social sciences or its equivalent from a recognize University.
• Have at least seven (7) years’ experience in policy/programmes function in an
International Non-governmental Organisation (INGO) or a large organization of which at least five (5) years must have been at senior management position.
• Experience in Youth policy engagement within the in Zambia and the region at large.
• Extensive experience of working with young people, youth programming, local regional and international advocacy
• Strong leadership and management skills, experience with intercultural and
participatory leadership and management.
• An innovative and entrepreneurial mind set
• Have previous experience in working with youth volunteer programs, social movements or working in the region and managing a platform for knowledge sharing and learning.

OTHER REQUEST COMPETENCES
• Able to work with minimum supervision and effectively guides programme in strategic processes such as strategic planning
• Meets set targets within set time frame and targets of high quality
• Demonstrates clear understanding of organizational mission, vision, and lives by values of the organization
• Ability to support and guide country programme through strategy processes such as developing of country strategy, partnership choices and programme approache




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