Based in Juba, South Sudan
Reports to the Team Leader
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The Health Pooled Fund 3 (HPF3) will start in August 2018 until 2023 and will be supported by the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Government of Canada, the European Union, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
HPF will support delivery of essential primary health care, secondary health care and referral health services at the national, state, county and facility/community levels. It will be implemented in eight state hubs of South Sudan’s formerly known as: Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap, Unity and Lakes.
HPF’s overall goal is to reduce maternal and children under five years old mortality, ensuring universal coverage, and improving the overall health status as well as the quality of life of the South Sudanese population. Its overarching objectives are:
Improved health and nutrition services for the population, especially women and children;
Improved community engagement and accountability of health services;
Stabilisation of local health systems.
To attain these objectives, the HPF team is responsible for the following work streams:
The Operations Director will be responsible for ensuring the effective operational implementation of the project under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader, including direct line management of the supply chain manager, HR manager and Operations and Security Manager.
The Operations Director will also ensure effective operations support to the project team (led by the Team Leader). This includes logistics, risk management, reporting, course correction where required, project reviews and closure. This may include travel as requested and regular contact with national and international partners.
Activities and tasks
The Operations Director will ensure that the efficiently running, security, distribution and operation of logistics of the project are contributing to the implementation of the HPF. The Operations Director will contribute to the achievement of all work streams under HPF. Key responsibilities include, among others, the following:
Line Management and Reporting
The Operations Director will have open and effective lines of communication with the rest of the HPF team. The HR Manager, Security Manager and the Supply Chain Manager will report directly to the Head of Operations. Specific tasks include:
What are we looking for?
Note: This is an unaccompanied Post and is contingent on funding
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