Haiti: Consultant – Haiti PHIA

Organization: ICAP
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 30 Mar 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Technical Specialist, Haiti PHIA, ICAP NY, the Consultant will be responsible for establishing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of ICAP’s activities in Haiti prior to the registration of ICAP in Haiti. ICAP will be conducting a national population-level HIV impact assessment (PHIA) in Haiti. The Consultant will be responsible for supporting and coordinating the establishment of ICAP operations in Haiti.

Grant Funded.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support the establishment of a functional ICAP office in Haiti, following on required administrative and regulatory processes such as submission of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to MSPP, registration of ICAP in country and others as required
  • Support the establishment of appropriate physical infrastructure for the ICAP country office
  • Assist with the recruitment, training and supervision of ICAP PHIA project staff
  • Support the PHIA project with protocol development & implementation, submissions to national research ethics boards and regulatory agencies and maintenance of regulatory files, as requested by ICAP
  • Liaise with representatives from the MSPP, IHE and CDC to discuss progress of the project and to address any challenges or issues
  • Support communication needs of local and international investigators through the organization of meetings, conference calls, and regular interactions
  • Support the organization of PHIA meetings and workshops liaising with implementing partners and PHIA stakeholders, and internally within ICAP providing guidance to administrative support staff
  • Prepare progress and other reports and study documents
  • Maintain an archive of PHIA TWG meeting minutes and other technical documentation
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

EDUCATION

  • MPH or equivalent professional degree.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of experience in a logistics, administrative and/or operational management level position
  • Experience supervising project teams
  • Demonstrated experience working in low-resource settings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Attention to administrative and organizational detail
  • Ability to quickly learn and master technical information and use it for project management and implementation

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in managing local and international stakeholders
  • Experience in establishing administrative operations in Haiti
  • Knowledge on Haiti health and research systems

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Periodic domestic travel throughout Haiti to support the planning and implementation of the PHIA Project

How to apply:

Please send an application letter and CV by email with subject title “PHIA Project – Haiti Consultant” to ICAP-Jobs-Haiti@cumc.columbia.edu. Please do not submit certificates online. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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