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Job Locations US-MA-Medford
The Accountant provides direct support to field offices (FO) and headquarters (HQ).  The Accountant is responsible for reviewing files from the FO, importing these into Serenic Navigator (NAV), preparing and reviewing account reconciliations, and preparing or reviewing journal entries, along with importing files and posting entries.
Job ID
13-9914
City
Medford
Country
United States
Job Locations HT-Port-au-Prince
The Accounting and Payroll Manager is responsible for the oversight of all Accounts Payable, Receivable, Cash Management and Payroll processing activities in a project environment. S/he is accountable for ensuring that all accounting transactions (including payment and posting of all local expenditures, managing local payroll, posting of month-end journals, including bank reconciliation) are completed accurately, efficiently and according to MSH policy, local laws and regulations and generally accepted accounting principles and donor requirements. All accounting transactions must be entered accurately and timely into the accounting system and be supported by adequate supporting documentation. The Accounting and Payroll Manager is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s ethical conduct and procurement integrity standards in all activities.   This assignment is intended to cover the time period of February 2018 to September 30, 2018 and has an expriration date of September 30, 2018.  
Job ID
13-9940
City
Port-au-Prince
Country
Haiti
Job Locations US-MA-Medford
The Accounts Payable Manager is a proactive, hands-on, team player who leads the Accounts Payable Department within a fast-paced and changing environment, by working in collaboration with the Procurement team, Concur representatives and other internal stakeholders to ensure the procure to pay and Concur workflows are handled thoroughly and efficiently. The Accounts Payable Manager provides oversight of the Accounts Payable team and ensures that vendor bills and employee expenses/advances are processed in a timely manner and measured for constant improvement within a strong control environment designed to ensure internal and donor compliance. The Accounts Payable Manager will lead the development of process documentation and cross-training initiatives to ensure that there is backup support for the AP functions. The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for compliance with vendor withholding and reporting requirements, preparing payments and preparing AP forecast to treasury for cash management, recommending and supporting change management initiatives and proactively managing vendor relationships in collaboration with the Procurement team to ensure efficient billing processes are maintained. The Accounts Payable Manager will ensure that monthly vendor ledgers and account reconciliations are performed each month, play a key role in the accounting close process, annual audit, and assist the Controller with special projects, as needed.
Job ID
13-9928
City
Medford
Country
United States
Job Locations MW-Lilongwe
The Activities Coordinator will have responsibility for coordination of support functions for Central, district and zonal activities. S/he will keep abreast of all ONSE implementation activities and serve as the point person for coordination of ONSE Activity support services for the rest of the team.
Job ID
13-9882
City
Lilongwe
Country
Malawi
Job Locations UA-Kyiv
The Administrative/Training  Coordinator supports the COMU Manager in the financial and administrative management of the MSH office and SAFEMed Ukraine program. S/he provides logistical assistance for the implementation of program activities, and assists with maintaining efficient office operations – copying/filing of documents, managing reports and resources, scheduling and coordinating meeting/events and logistics, and administratively supporting project staff.   The Administrative/Training Coordinator is expected to follow the financial and administrative systems according to MSH policies and procedures and in compliance with USAID regulations. The Administrative Coordinator is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s Procurement Integrity standards in all activities.
Job ID
13-9942
City
Kyiv
Country
Ukraine
Job Locations US-Arlington VA or Medford MA
MSH seeks a Chief Communications Officer (CCO) who will be responsible for developing and executing MSH’s communication strategy and messaging, and will contribute to MSH’s organizational strategic planning and strategy realization. The CCO will provide leadership and vision for MSH’s strategic institutional and programmatic communications, external communications, and internal communications, and will be responsible for MSH’s varied and integrated communications products and services including: publications, press releases, digital and other online communications; media and public relations; speechwriting and editorial.  The CCO will also support communications with and on behalf of the MSH Board of Directors.
Job ID
13-9945
City
Arlington VA or Medford MA
Country
United States
Job Locations UG-Kampala
MSH is seeking highly qualified candidates for an anticipated five-year USAID HSS/Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (UHSS) funded program in Uganda.The UHSS project will focus on strengthened health systems including human resources for health, strategic information, laboratory networks, Supply Chain logistics management, district based healthcare financing and good governance/leadership. This project focus will be essential for the attainment of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 set targets for the HIV/AIDS epidemic control and realization of the vision of an AIDS-free generation in Uganda.   Availability of the position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID award, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in Uganda.   The Chief of Party leads and manages the project and is accountable for project deliverables and results, with full accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the project, including (1) vision and technical strategy; (2) project management; (3) documentation and communication; (4) client(s) and stakeholder(s) relationships; and (5) coordination and synergy with other MSH projects and collaboration with the MSH Country Representative and the Country Operations Management Unit (COMU). In the role of Chief of Party, s/he ensures that the Program has a strategic vision of success, and deploys all resources – financial, technical, and human - in support of these strategies and plans. S/he is aware of and adheres to MSH’s Procurement Integrity standards and procedures in all project management responsibilities.
Job ID
13-9697
City
Kampala
Country
Uganda
Job Locations BJ-Cotonou
MSH is seeking a Chief of Party for a child and reproductive health program funded by USAID.  The program supports the Ministry of Health of Benin (MOH) to deliver high-impact interventions in an integrated fashion to significantly contribute to accelerate and sustain improvements in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). The Chief of Party leads and manages the project and is accountable for project deliverables and results, with full accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the project, including (1) vision and technical strategy; (2) project management; (3) documentation and communication; (4) client(s) and stakeholder(s) relationships; and (5) coordination and synergy with other MSH projects.  This position is contingent upon MSH winning the project award. 
Job ID
13-9783
City
Cotonou
Country
Benin
Job Locations MG-Antananarivo
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Chief of Party for a potential 5-year USAID-funded Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) program in Madagascar. The purpose of the program is to build the capacity of Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) actors at the district level and below in all districts in the implementation regions, to design, develop, manage, deliver, monitor and evaluate health services and programs in their catchment areas. The activity will also engage with regional health authorities with limited interventions to ensure coordination, planning and effective management of health activities in their districts. Work at the national level will focus on informing policy, guideline development, as well as advocacy on key health service delivery issues. ACCESS will work to improve the clinical skills and health governance skills of primary health care providers to deliver high quality, accessible preventive and curative health services. To expand the reach of the public health system, the activity will work to improve the skills and motivation of community health volunteers to deliver quality health services and ensure they work under the supervision of their respective CSB. Finally, ACCESS will promote positive health behaviors, including care seeking behaviors in the target communities through a comprehensive and contextualized social and behavior change (SBC) approach and improve the capacity of the MOPH and local institutions to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate SBC activities.   This position is contingent upon award and funding.   The Chief of Party leads and manages the project and is accountable for project deliverables and results, with full accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the project, including vision and technical strategy; project management; documentation and communication; client(s) stakeholder(s) relationships; and coordination and synergy with other MSH projects and collaboration with MSH Country Representative and the Country Operations Management Unit (COMU) where applicable. This accountability includes effective contribution to business and resource development activities - including positioning, intelligence gathering, and proposal development - that contribute to fueling MSH’s mission.  
Job ID
13-9846
City
Antananarivo
Country
Madagascar
Job Locations NL
The Client Account Manager is a member of the Client Account Management unit and is responsible for aligning PFSCM’s internal organizational efforts to ensure continuous value creation to our clients’ business. The Client Account Manager is expected to serve as the primary point of contact for PFSCM clients; manage personal and organizational relationships with clients in a designated portfolio, ensuring a steady flow of communication, updates, and time-sensitive responses to the end recipient as well as donors and PFSCM team members. Additionally, it is expected that the Client Account Manager manages the request through delivery process in line with organizational standard operating procedures; trouble shoots solutions when necessary, while managing the client’s expectations in full compliance with the agreed contract and/or service level agreement.   This is a one year position with possibility for renewal. 
Job ID
13-9935
Country
Netherlands
Job Locations BJ-Cotonou
MSH is seeking a Community Health Systems Technical Advisor for a child and reproductive health program funded by USAID.  The program supports the Ministry of Health of Benin (MOH) to deliver high-impact interventions in an integrated fashion to significantly contribute to accelerate and sustain improvements in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH).  The Community Health Systems Advisor will help the MOH roll out and systemize PIHI at the health facility and community levels in targeted peri-urban health zones. S/he will provide leadership and strategic program implementation to develop community-based, integrated MNCH and FP services within the overall continuum of health care available at the local level. S/he will develop and implement a community-based service delivery strategy to support overall project objectives and country strategies. This position is contingent upon MSH winning the project award.
Job ID
13-9784
City
Cotonou
Country
Benin
Job Locations LR-Monrovia
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 70 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staffs from 73 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health.  We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.     MSH is seeking candidates for Compliance Manager for the Collaborative Support for Health (CSH) Program, funded by USAID. The CSH Program is supporting Liberia’s Ministry of Health to strengthen health systems at the central, county and health facility level, including health quality, human resources, financial management, supply chain management, health information systems, and service delivery. This position is a Key Position and the final candidate is subject to USAID approval.
Job ID
13-9943
City
Monrovia
Country
Liberia
Job Locations UG-Kampala
MSH is seeking highly qualified candidates for an anticipated five-year USAID HSS/Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (UHSS) funded program in Uganda.The UHSS project will focus on strengthened health systems including human resources for health, strategic information, laboratory networks, Supply Chain logistics management, district based healthcare financing and good governance/leadership. This project focus will be essential for the attainment of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 set targets for the HIV/AIDS epidemic control and realization of the vision of an AIDS-free generation in Uganda.   Availability of the position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID award, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in Uganda.   The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) position will be responsible for management support and reporting, ensuring that staffing is aligned with vision, goals, and plans to achieve program results. With guidance and support of the Chief of Party (COP), the DCOP will set a positive tone for the entire project and inspire staff to apply results-based approaches for timely delivery of services to the clients we serve.  S/he will lead organizational learning including operations research and ensure dissemination of new knowledge to program staff and partners, including the Government of Uganda at national, regional and district levels. DCOP is responsible for timely producing high quality documentation of project’s successes and lessons learned for local and international audiences, as well as quarterly, semi-annul and annual reports to USAID. 
Job ID
13-9698
City
Kampala
Country
Uganda
Job Locations MG-Antananarivo
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for a potential 5 -year USAID-funded Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) program in Madagascar. The purpose of the program is to build the capacity of Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) actors at the district level and below in all districts in the implementation regions, to design, develop, manage, deliver, monitor and evaluate health services and programs in their catchment areas. The activity will also engage with regional health authorities with limited interventions to ensure coordination, planning and effective management of health activities in their districts. Work at the national level will focus on informing policy, guideline development, as well as advocacy on key health service delivery issues. ACCESS will work to improve the clinical skills and health governance skills of primary health care providers to deliver high quality, accessible preventive and curative health services. To expand the reach of the public health system, the activity will work to improve the skills and motivation of community health volunteers to deliver quality health services and ensure they work under the supervision of their respective CSB. Finally, ACCESS will promote positive health behaviors, including care seeking behaviors in the target communities through a comprehensive and contextualized social and behavior change (SBC) approach and improve the capacity of the MOPH and local institutions to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate SBC activities.   This position is contingent upon award and funding.   The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for all ACCESS program and technical direction, ensuring that staffing is aligned with the program vision, goals, and plans to achieve program results. With guidance and support of the Chief of Party (COP), the DCOP will coordinate the provision of technical services, harmonize efforts and maximize synergy and integration between project program areas and units in maternal health, family planning, reproductive health, Malaria, water/sanitation/hygiene, and health systems strengthening. S/he will set a positive tone for the entire project and inspire staff to apply results-based approaches for timely delivery of services to the clients we serve including but not limited to timely producing high quality documentation of project’s successes and lessons learned for local and international audiences, as well as quarterly reports.
Job ID
13-9848
City
Antananarivo
Country
Madagascar
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Deputy Program Director/Technical Director for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded program to improve the performance of national health systems through increasing financial protection; increasing coverage to all populations; increasing quality of essential health services; and improving responsiveness.   MSH saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 40 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from more than 70 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.   This position is subject to project award and funding.   Overall Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for the project’s technical direction, ensuring that staff are aligned with the program vision, goals, and plans to achieve results. With guidance and support of the Program Director, the Deputy Program Director/Technical Director will coordinate the provision of technical services, harmonize efforts and maximize synergy and integration between the project’s core technical objectives. S/he will set a positive tone for the entire project and inspire staff to apply results-based approaches with the clients we serve.
Job ID
13-9781
City
Arlington
Country
United States
Job Locations UG-Kampala
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks for a Director of Finance and Administration for a potential five-year USAID/Uganda/HSS/Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (UHSS) project. The UHSS project will focus on strengthened health systems including human resources for health, strategic information, laboratory networks, Supply Chain logistics management, district based healthcare financing and good governance/leadership. This project focus will be essential for the attainment of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 set targets for the HIV/AIDS epidemic control and realization of the vision of an AIDS-free generation in Uganda.   The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) reports to the Chief of Party and works closely with the Country Operations Management Unit (COMU) to provide high-level financial management and operations leadership, contract and grant management support. S/he ensures that financial and operational functions support the timely and effective implementation of the project’s technical scope of work. S/he provides counsel to help project leadership ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. The DFA will liaise with the COMU Director, local partners, USAID and MSH’s headquarters regarding any aspects of program implementation, contractual, risk management, cost share, governance and all other matters related to finance and administration. S/he will work together with the MSH Uganda COMU Director to ensure that all expenditures, payment, procurement, vehicle management etc are carried out in accordance with USAID and MSH standards and regulations. The DFA provides authoritative leadership on all budget, expenditure monitoring, financial reporting and contract matters to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program's activities in Uganda.   The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee the financial management for all Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (UHSS) project activity in Uganda. This includes oversight of procurement, grants, construction, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records. This individual will be responsible for managing the contract budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. She/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. She/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.      
Job ID
13-9712
City
Kampala
Country
Uganda
Job Locations UG-Kampala
MSH is seeking highly qualified candidates for an anticipated five-year USAID HSS/Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (UHSS) funded program in Uganda.The UHSS project will focus on strengthened health systems including human resources for health, strategic information, laboratory networks, Supply Chain logistics management, district based healthcare financing and good governance/leadership. This project focus will be essential for the attainment of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 set targets for the HIV/AIDS epidemic control and realization of the vision of an AIDS-free generation in Uganda.   Availability of the position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID award, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in Uganda.   The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning is responsible for the overall management of monitoring and evaluation system for project. S/he leads and coordinates monitoring and evaluation, systems development and related activities. The Director ensures the smooth operation and quality performance of technical efforts and field activities by coordinating and overseeing quality programmatic reporting, quality of data management and strategic information.  S/he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a plan to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, and disseminate results, as well as overseeing the conduction of operations research and other data based analysis to facilitate evidence based improvements in project performance and expand understanding and lessons learned.  The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning ensures adherence to monitoring of project activities using developed tools and indicators.
Job ID
13-9699
City
Kampala
Country
Uganda
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for a potential five-year USAID-funded program to advance country health systems development through increasing financial protection; increasing coverage to all populations; increasing quality of essential health services; and improving responsiveness.   MSH saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 40 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from more than 70 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.   This position is subject to project award and funding.   Overall Responsibilities: The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) reports to the Program Director and works closely with the MSH’s Financial Planning & Analysis Unit (FP&A) to provide high-level financial management and operations leadership, contract, and grant management support. S/he ensures that financial and operational functions support the timely and effective implementation of the project’s technical scope of work. S/he provides counsel to help project leadership ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. The DFA will liaise with USAID, project partners, and other MSH finance and administrative staff regarding any aspects of program implementation, contractual, risk management, cost share, governance and all other matters related to finance and administration. S/he will work together with the Program Director to ensure that all expenditures, payment, procurement, vehicle management are carried out in accordance with USAID and MSH standards and regulations. The DFA provides authoritative leadership on all budget, expenditure monitoring, financial reporting and contract matters to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program's activities. This includes oversight of procurement, contracts, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records. This individual will be responsible for managing contract budgets and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. S/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.
Job ID
13-9786
City
Arlington
Country
United States
Job Locations LR-Monrovia
The Director, Finance and Administration has primary responsibility for ensuring that MSH operations in Liberia are efficient and effective, in compliance with MSH standards, donor regulations and local laws, and support attainment of project results and client expectations. He/She is part of the Country Leadership Team and is responsible for managing finance and operations risk. The Director, Finance and Administration manages the budget for all country operations activities
Job ID
13-9695
City
Monrovia
Country
Liberia
Job Locations MG-Antananarivo
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for a potential 5-year USAID-funded Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) program in Madagascar. The purpose of the program is to build the capacity of Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) actors at the district level and below in all districts in the implementation regions, to design, develop, manage, deliver, monitor and evaluate health services and programs in their catchment areas. The activity will also engage with regional health authorities with limited interventions to ensure coordination, planning and effective management of health activities in their districts. Work at the national level will focus on informing policy, guideline development, as well as advocacy on key health service delivery issues. ACCESS will work to improve the clinical skills and health governance skills of primary health care providers to deliver high quality, accessible preventive and curative health services. To expand the reach of the public health system, the activity will work to improve the skills and motivation of community health volunteers to deliver quality health services and ensure they work under the supervision of their respective CSB. Finally, ACCESS will promote positive health behaviors, including care seeking behaviors in the target communities through a comprehensive and contextualized social and behavior change (SBC) approach and improve the capacity of the MOPH and local institutions to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate SBC activities.   This position is subject to project award and funding.   The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) reports to the Chief of Party and works closely with the Country Operations Management Unit (COMU) to provide high-level financial management and operations leadership, contract and grant management support. S/he ensures that financial and operational functions support the timely and effective implementation of the project’s technical scope of work. S/he provides counsel to help project leadership ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. The DFA will liaise with the COMU Director, local partners, USAID and MSH’s headquarters regarding any aspects of program implementation, contractual, risk management, cost share, governance and all other matters related to finance and administration. S/he will work together with the MSH Madagascar COMU Director to ensure that all expenditures, payment, procurement, vehicle management are carried out in accordance with USAID and MSH standards and regulations. The DFA provides authoritative leadership on all budget, expenditure monitoring, financial reporting and contract matters to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program's activities in Madagascar.   The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee the financial management for all ACCESS project activity in Madagascar. This includes oversight of procurement, grants, construction, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records. This individual will be responsible for managing the contract budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. S/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.  
Job ID
13-9845
City
Antananarivo
Country
Madagascar