Position status: Full-Time/local Hire
Location: Dakar, Senegal with up to 40% travel within Senegal
Compensation: Gross salary starting at + benefits: 27,710,491/annum
The United States Peace Corps in Senegal Peace Corps Senegal is seeking a highly qualified Health Program Management professional to be based in Dakar, Senegal. The primary purpose of this position is to lead and implement the Peace Corps’ Community Health project in Senegal. The duties include training, guidance and oversite of Volunteers; supervision of staff; developing and implementing programming, and; monitoring and evaluating the project. The incumbent represents the US Peace Corps with the project’s primary partner, the Government of Senegal’s Ministry of Health, and other partner organizations. The position supervises the work and progress of 60-70 American Volunteers, as well as three Programming and Training Specialists. The incumbent serves as a member of senior staff and is directly supervised by the Director of Programming and Training. She or he is authorized to act as Occasional Money Handler (OMH)*. Interested candidates must hold the following qualifications:
· The position requires a Master’s degree in a field related to Public Health or a bachelor’s degree in a health related field with at least ten years of relevant work experience.
b. Experience and skills:
c. Language Proficiency:
d. Other relevant attributes:
Highly collaborative leader and team player.
Good skills using software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint.
OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS
throughout the country or the Thiès Training Center.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The full position description and requirement are available upon request by sending an email to HRSenegal@peacecorps.gov .
Interested and qualified applicants for the position should submit the following:
Letter of interest/motivation, in English, addressing your experience and suitability for the position;
A current resume (CV) in English+3 professional references;
Any other documentation (e.g. certified copy of educational certificates, degrees earned, driving license) that addresses the qualification requirements of desired position;
Certified copy of identity card or certificate of nationality and “extrait of casier Judiciaire;
Interested applicants must have ability to pass full background/security checks; and show proof of residency or ability to work in Senegal (work/residency permit is required).
All applications should be submitted electronically and in English to HRSenegal@peacecorps.gov with “**APCD HE**” in the subject line no later than 00:00 by Friday May 3, 2019.
Incomplete and/or late application will not be entertained, nor applications not submitted in English.
Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted. NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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