PactClosing Date : 2020-01-31
Duty Station : Bujumbura, Burundi
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Organization: Pact
Country: Burundi
Closing date: 31 Jan 2020

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people s lives.


Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview

Pact seeks a Capacity Development Specialist for the ACHIEVE Burundi OVC program. ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners. In Burundi, ACHIEVE will provide case management and mentorship services to vulnerable adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), aimed at HIV prevention and facilitating access to HIV care and treatment for those that are HIV positive. The program will provide capacity development support for local implementing partners to design, implement and track services received in accordance with PEPFAR requirements at the community level. The program will also provide capacity development support for local prime implementers of USAID PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and gender-based violence projects.

The Capacity Development Specialist will report to the Project Director / OVC Manager and will lead coordination of capacity development project activities and contribute to technical components. The CD Specialist will focus efforts on ensuring adequate capacity is developed among four local partners implementing USAID PEPFAR OVC and gender-based violence projects. The position will conduct regular monitoring with each local partner in anticipation of them having prime funding through PEPFAR.

Pact recherche un sp cialiste du d veloppement des capacit s pour le programme ACHIEVE Burundi OVC. ACHIEVE est un accord de coop ration mondial de cinq ans financ par l'USAID qui a deux objectifs : atteindre et maintenir un niveau de contr le de l' pid mie du VIH chez les femmes enceintes et allaitantes, les nourrissons, les enfants et les jeunes risque et qui sont difficiles atteindre, de mani re att nuer l'impact du VIH/sida et pr venir sa transmission chez ces populations ; et soutenir la transition du financement de base et de la mise en uvre vers des partenaires locaux comp tents afin d'atteindre l'objectif du PEPFAR qui est de mettre 70 % du financement la disposition des partenaires locaux. Au Burundi, ACHIEVE fournira des services de gestion de cas et de mentorat aux adolescentes et jeunes femmes (AGYW) vuln rables, dans le but de pr venir le VIH et de faciliter l'acc s aux soins et au traitement du VIH pour celles qui sont s ropositives. Le programme fournira un appui au renforcement des capacit s des partenaires locaux de mise en uvre dans le cadre de la conception, de la mise en uvre et du suivi des services re us conform ment aux exigences du PEPFAR l' chelle communautaire. Le programme fournira galement un appui au renforcement des capacit s des principaux responsables locaux de la mise en uvre des projets PEPFAR de l'USAID portant sur les orphelins et enfants vuln rables (OEV) et la violence sexiste.

Le sp cialiste du renforcement des capacit s rendra compte au directeur de projet/Manager OVC et dirigera la coordination des activit s du projet de renforcement des capacit s et contribuera aux composantes techniques. Le sp cialiste CD s'efforcera de veiller ce que quatre partenaires locaux qui mettent en uvre les projets PEPFAR de l'USAID sur les orphelins et les enfants vuln rables et les projets de lutte contre la violence sexiste d veloppent des capacit s ad quates. Le titulaire du poste effectuera un suivi r gulier avec chaque partenaire local en pr vision de l'obtention d'un financement de premier ordre par l'interm diaire du PEPFAR.

Key Responsibilities

Deliver customized technical and organizational capacity development-related activities for select local partnersWork closely with local partners to ensure adequate capacity is built in the delivery of high-quality health, economic strengthening, and education services to vulnerable AGYW and organizational capacity to manage USAID fundingProvide technical direction in activity planning for all capacity development components related to AGYW service deliveryConduct various analysis tools (ITOCA, NUPAS, OPI, etc.) to gauge baseline capacities of local partnersProvide demand-driven trainings to partners related to organizational capacitation

Ensure flexibility and high quality of the capacity development support provided to partners

Offrir des activit s personnalis es de renforcement des capacit s techniques et organisationnelles certains partenaires locaux.

Travailler en troite collaboration avec les partenaires locaux pour s'assurer que la capacit de fournir des services de sant , de renforcement conomique et d' ducation de haute qualit aux AGYW vuln rables et la capacit organisationnelle de g rer le financement de l'USAID sont ad quates.

Fournir une orientation technique dans la planification des activit s pour toutes les composantes du renforcement des capacit s li es la prestation de services du programme AGYW.

Mener divers outils d'analyse (ITOCA, NUPAS, OPI, etc.) pour valuer les capacit s de base des partenaires locaux.

Offrir une formation ax e sur la demande aux partenaires en ce qui a trait la capacit organisationnelle.

Assurer la flexibilit et la qualit de l'appui au renforcement des capacit s fourni aux partenaires

Basic Requirements

BA and four years OR MA and two years of experience in project management and capacity developmentExperience managing or implementing US government-funded programsExperience in building organizational capacity in HIV/AIDSDemonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID Mission, implementing partners, and local CSOsExperience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement, or policy development

Strong writing and oral presentation skills, including fluency in English

B.A. et quatre ans OU MA et deux ans d'exp rience en gestion de projets et en d veloppement des capacit s.

Exp rience de la gestion ou de la mise en uvre de programmes financ s par le gouvernement am ricain

Exp rience dans le renforcement des capacit s organisationnelles en mati re de VIH/sida

Capacit d montr e tablir et maintenir des relations interpersonnelles et professionnelles avec la mission de l'USAID, les partenaires de mise en uvre et les CSO locaux.

Exp rience dans le domaine des programmes de protection et de bien- tre de l'enfance, du renforcement des syst mes, du renforcement des capacit s, du renforcement conomique, de la prestation de services, de l'am lioration de la qualit ou de l' laboration de politiques.

Fortes comp tences en r daction et en pr sentation orale, y compris la ma trise de l'anglais

Preferred Qualifications

Technical expertise in capacity development, preferably in AfricaExperience with community-based HIV testing, counseling, support and referral servicesExperience implementing USAID and/or PEPFAR-funded health programmingDemonstrated success implementing programming among AGYWExpertise in and sensitivity to the socio-political barriers facing intended beneficiaries for this program.

Local candidates preferred.

Expertise technique en mati re de renforcement des capacit s, de pr f rence en Afrique

Exp rience dans le domaine des services communautaires de d pistage du VIH, de conseils, de soutien et d'orientation

Exp rience dans le domaine de la mise en uvre de programmes de sant financ s par l'USAID et/ou PEPFAR

Succ s d montr dans la mise en uvre de programmes au sein de AGYW

Sensibilit aux obstacles socio-politiques auxquels font face les b n ficiaires vis s par ce programme et exp rience dans ce domaine.

Candidats locaux favoris s.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

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