Position: Program Development Consultant - Ethiopia
Contract Period: 7/31/2017 – 09/31/2017
Supervisor: Senior Technical Advisor for HIV/AIDS
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI is comprised of a dozen country offices implementing programs on a broad range of human rights issues globally. HAI is an industry leader in access to high-quality and stigma-free health care. It also has significant expertise in the fields of trauma-informed mental health care, psychosocial support, and access to justice for survivors of human rights abuses.
HAI is a leader in access to high-quality and stigma-free health care. Since 2009, HAI has implemented effective, large-scale programs that reach heavily stigmatized key populations in Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and the Dominican Republic with comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care services. HAI is currently seeking a Consultant to lead and coordinate the development of a proposal focused on identifying key and priority populations and providing HIV prevention and treatment services and linking with community- and facility-based HIV services across the clinical cascade in Ethiopia.
In conjunction with HAI staff, the consultant will:
Develop a consortium of local and international service providers to provide HIV prevention and care services for Key Populations at risk for HIV;
Be the lead writer of a proposal for HIV prevention and care services for Key Populations at risk for HIV in Ethiopia;
Ensure that objectives/outcomes/activities proposed:
respond to technical and financial requirements set out in request for applications;
conform to local and international standards for state of the art services;
are appropriate to local HIV epidemic;
consider the local political and cultural context;
leverage HAI’s unique experience and expertise.
The Consultant will complete a final proposal including the points listed in the key responsibilities section above.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
A track record of successful funding;
Strong knowledge/experience with programs for key populations in Africa, especially Ethiopia;
Ability to develop strong coalitions that complement the skill set of the Prime (strong interpersonal skills);
The highest level of English technical writing skills;
Experience working with local HIV/AIDS actors in Ethiopia.
This assignment is expected to require about 21 days, starting on or around July 31, 2017, including travel and Saturday work authorization.
A minimum of 10 business days will be spent in Ethiopia.
Dates may need to be adjusted depending on when request is released from funder.
Please send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com, with “Program Development Consultant - Ethiopia” in the subject line no later than July 25, 2017.
Cover letter should include the following:
daily rate requested;
dates of availability;
list of recent grants written: both successful and unsuccessful;
Three references with relevant knowledge of candidate.
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