Broadreach Corporation Careers – Principal Investigator

  • Full Time
  • Maseru

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The Principal Investigator (PI) will serve as the point of contact person for the project. Reporting to the Managing Director, the PI will provide leadership, vision, strategic guidance and management toward the realisation of key program objectives and targets. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including management and oversight of community-based HIV prevention, testing and treatment initiation efforts; strengthening of community systems and local partner capacity for a sustained HIV response; strategic guidance and facilitating collaboration with USG stakeholders, the Government of Lesotho (GOL), and other agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Strong collaboration with CDC, government counterparts, local organizations, and program partners
  • Coordinate with the Finance Director to oversee streamlined operational and financial processes and provide financial management capacity building to client organizations- Ensure compliance with the financial and administrative requirements of the award
  • Senior technical leader providing overall direction for HIV testing, prevention and linkage strategies, as well as leadership for capacity building activities and collaboration with the GOL, MOH, and NGO partners
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with CDC staff; maintain high level of communication with CDC points of contact within project and grants management concerning scientific, technical, programmatic, business and administrative aspects of award
  • Work closely with and supervising project staff, and ensuring the strategic and functional integration of all technical areas
  • Identify opportunities and negotiate partnership programs to leverage other donor, governmental, and organizational resources
  • Ensure timely and quality completion of all program technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with CDC guidelines
  • Support the project team in internal monitoring and evaluation, and provision of monitoring technical assistance to client organizations

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a role requiring collaboration with complex internal and external organizations, as well as a demonstrated ability to coordinate with the MOH, USG Implementing Partners,
  • Community- and Faith-Based Organizations and other relevant partners across all levels of health care system
  • Demonstrated excellent written, presentation and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in managing complex PEPFAR funded projects preferred; DREAMS experience is an advantage
  • Ability to produce results and meet all deliverables and targets in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to manage donor funded projects, including financial, human resource, compliance and quality assurance components with preference given to candidates with knowledge of USG rules and regulations.
  • Previous experience working in Lesotho, with an understanding of the local health system and HIV challenges and opportunities, and solid relationships at relevant government agencies
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally.
  • Experience managing and supervising a large team
  • Medical degree in a clinical discipline or PhD in public health or related field, with significant project management experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree in public health or other relevant field, preferably with a specialization in HIV and/or community health systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong public presentation skills, including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.
  • Experience in capacity building and providing technical assistance.

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Maseru

Application Deadline: N/A

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