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Title Technical Director
Role responsible for the technical design and coordination of all EGPAF program
Category Health Care
Location Yaounde
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 08/10/2017, 08:40:34 PM)
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Doctorate - Phd
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Senior Management
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
The Technical Director will be based in Yaoundé. S/he will work with the Ministry of Public Health Cameroon (MOPH) at the regional and national levels to provide strategic technical direction to EGPAF projects, with specific focus on the implementation of pediatric HIV care and treatment programs.

Duties and Reporting
The Technical Director reports to the Country Director. S/he is a member of the in-country Senior Management Team and is responsible for the technical design and coordination of all EGPAF program activities in country. The Technical Director will work closely with the EGPAF global technical units on the overall technical direction and soundness of the program as well as with the Ministry of Health, EGPAF in-country teams, donors and other partners.

Essential duties and responsibilities
Include the following, but are not limited to:
• Overall responsibility for the technical direction of the EGPAF country program in collaboration with the Country Director, Research Director, Strategic Information Evaluation Director.
• Work with project managers to ensure a consistent program-wide technical model and successful program implementation.
• Provide strategic technical direction for the EGPAF country program in harmony with Ministry of Health and EGPAF global technical directions
• Oversee all EGPAF country program technical program planning, implementation and coordination of all technical program activities.
• Support Ministry of Health; EGPAF sub-grantees and other EGPAF related implementing partners in development of technical guidelines, national strategic framework, operational plans, research priorities and policy development
• Coordinate and build capacity of EGPAF and its implementing partners to develop technically sound proposals and annual work plans.
• Participate in review of partner project applications for completeness and likelihood of success.
• Monitor overall program implementation against agreed targets and milestones
• Provide strategic direction during work-plan development for the EGPAF program
• Coordinate preparation of technical, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
• Collaborate with the Country Director, Project Managers and financial team to develop overall program budgets and review program expenditures.
• Identify opportunities of resource mobilization by actively leading and participating in the development of program proposals.

• Provide technical leadership in research formulation of EGPAF research priorities including support to research grant proposal developments, ethical clearance and conduct of the studies in an ethical manner
• Manage technical personnel in-country in line with the approved country structure
• Support and facilitate visits to the program by EGPAF HQ support staff, other agencies, and donors.
• Represent EGPAF in local, regional and international technical meetings and conferences
• Represent EGPAF in partner senior management meetings and donor meetings when required
• Provide technical support in documenting best practices and publications across the country program
• Provide leadership to advocacy initiatives as an integral part of program management
• Support the Country Director to maintain and inform key donors of technical direction of the program.
• Interface with Country Director and the Operations Director to ensure that compliance with regulations at field level are achieved
• Work with donor agencies as appropriate to coordinate and promote pediatric HIV prevention, care, and treatment and support activities.
• Maintain relationships with national government to coordinate the development and adoption of the overall program

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