Broadreach Recruitment – District Director

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The District Director is a senior level position reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) and providing leadership and management over all aspects of BroadReach South Africa’s PEPFAR program at District level and assuring the attainment of the overall and yearly cooperative agreement targets in the district. With accountability for the success of the program in the district, the District Director delivers, with fidelity, the cooperative agreement’s contractual, programmatic, administrative and legal/regulatory outcomes, goals, objectives, and activities; manages financial resources;  manages and develops program staff; manages sub-awardees; coordinates partners; maintains good working relationships with the funder (OGAC & USAID), host government, stakeholders, and local partners

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and foster healthy, positive, collegial safe and motivating work force and work environment
  • Lead, manage, mentor and develop key team members
  • Ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, local country laws and BroadReach policies and procedures
  • Fulfil reporting requirements
  • Attain the district targets, goals and objectives (overall and on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis)
  • Proactively identify any risks across the districts and ensure mitigation plans are developed and executed accordingly
  • Ensure strategic and operational plans are in place and aligned to achieving the targets within specified timeframes
  • Implement the performance management system and drive the district team to continuously improve
  • Provide effective stewardship and accountability over financial resources
  • Provide district leadership in project planning, including the development of annual work plans and budgets; help guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results; and review annual budgets and quarterly reports
  • Ensure that the best and most competent talent is hired in the district

Job Requirements:

  • Customer-centred mindset
  • Strong operational leadership and management skills with the ability to foster followership, loyalty, commitment and build high performing teams
  • Solutions focused, open minded, creative, innovative whilst being extremely decisive, action and results oriented
  • High adaptability and ability to endure failure, learn rapidly from it, get back on track and meet targets
  • Strong sense of introspection, self-awareness and ability to foster positive working relationships and work collaboratively across the organization to optimize the client experience
  • Socially and culturally respectful, aware, adaptable and adept at finding acceptable and productive ways forward though complex constellations of stakeholders, interests and agendas
  • Strong sense of maturity, discernment and able to maintain confidentiality when required

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, business/public administration, or relevant field
  • Masters in Public Health, Business Administration, or relevant field
  • Five or more years of experience with donor-funded development programs, preferably within public health in South Africa
  • Five or more years of experience with PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS initiatives would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience in successful program start-up, program close out and establishment of sustainability which goes beyond the period of the donor funding
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in health or international development

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gert Sibande, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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