mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across eight sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower HIV-positive women to work as community healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing mother-to child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and adolescence. It also partners with governments and other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children under two, and created more than 10, 000 jobs for African women living with HIV. For more, visit http://www.m2m.org
Chief of Party
This position is based in Mbombela (Nelspruit), Mpumalanga Province, and reports to the Senior Portfolio Lead, Country Management Unit.
Qualifications and experience: • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field, A Master’s degree is preferred • A minimum of ten (10) years’ of experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country • A minimum of five (5) years’ prior experience as a Chief of Party or similar leadership role of a large program or activity funded by PEPFAR • Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to liaise with senior government officials, dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community; and Sound experience in working in a senior leadership/ management and/or technical advisory role • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders • Excellent experience with managing project cycles including conceptualisation and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.
Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2m’s remuneration policies.
To Apply: Interested applicants should apply for this position via https://www.m2m.org/careers/ by 13 December 2019.