Recrutements au Sénégal

L’ONG PATH recrute 01 représentant pays

L’ONG PATH recrute 01 représentant pays

Country representative
Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Expiration 26 Mai 2017
Description de l’offre
Descriptif du poste

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH Senegal works in partnership with Ministry of Health towards improving the health of the Senegalese population.

Since 2001, PATH has collaborated with government leaders, communities, health care workers, and other stakeholders to identify and deploy innovative approaches to combat malaria and other infectious diseases, strengthen health systems, improve reproductive health, and address the growing threat of non-communicable diseases.

Going forward, PATH will continue to expand its work and partnerships in Senegal to strengthen health systems, improve services, and bring high-quality care to women, children, and communities.

The Country representative will report to PATH Head of Europe and West Africa and provide robust office and project management support to ensure effective and efficient delivery of all country activities on time and within budget.

Specific Duties Include

Management and Coordination

Oversee PATH?s office activities in Senegal; manage and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders
Manage, coach and support project and administrative staff
Oversee site-appropriate IT systems to ensure communication among teams (e.g. email list serves, shared folders, etc)
Facilitate staff meetings, management team meetings,
Nurture office cohesiveness and a healthy office culture that encourages initiative, innovation, and collaboration, consistent with PATH?s mission and values
Serve as liaison between the PATH office in Senegal, based in Geneva and project teams to facilitate optimal functioning of projects being implemented in Senegal

New business development
Identify and pursue opportunities for development and expansion of PATH programs, in collaboration with Head of the regional hub, Global Engagement, Essential Medicines, Technology DI (?) and Public Health portfoliosReview pipeline of new projects with Regional Head on a regular basis, to support new business development strategy
Meet and network with in-country donors and other health INGOs and partners to pursue new funding opportunities
Create innovative partnership with the private sector to initiate business development and funding opportunities, and expand PATH?s activities impact.
Develop concept notes, proposals and promotional material for Senegal office, in collaboration with Regional Head, fundraising, and global communication teams


Monitor overhead and facilities budgets and expenditures, in close collaboration with regional and Headquarters colleagues
Ensure PATH complies with all relevant country laws and regulations and organization?s global procedures and policies.
Ensure all necessary actions related to PATH?s operations in Senegal, including MOU, investment plans, accords de siege and the submission of required progress reports.
Serve as contracting officer through established RSA and bank signatory for the Senegal office.
Serve as emergency response authorized leader for the Senegal office (may delegate).
Execute deeds and contracts with public and private agencies that relate to PATH?s operations in Senegal, and oversee relationship with landlord and vendors, and any needed maintenance for the Senegal office (may delegate some of this to Administration and Finance Manager.)

Project support

Provide inputs on technical and program summary reports for internal and external audiences, including reports to the donor, and articles for publications
Support Responsible Project Manager to manage relationships with project partners
Provide management and technical support to project teams
Act as performance manager for program coordinators
May serve as program coordinator

Human Resources
Work with Regional Head and HRBP on annual salary adjustments for local staff, annual benefits review, talent management and promotion projections
Contribute to recruitment and retention of new talents
Establish and maintain close working relationships with senior staff of peer organizations to share and learn from experiences
Support the orientation of new staff, including administrative aspects of new hires
Together with HR team, ensure alignment of PATH HR practices with PATH HR policies and relevant Senegal labor laws and practices

Establish and maintain close working relationships with relevant offices of the Government of Senegal
Represent PATH externally to relevant ministries, international agencies, collaborators, other NGOs, and the donor community in Senegal
Represent PATH at the Association of International NGOs (ONGIS)
Represent PATH and the project as an ?ambassador? at local and international meeting and events.
Required Skills

Required Experience

Experience And Qualifications Required
Post graduate degree in a health or medical related field would be of strong asset
At least 5-7 years work experience in a management position
Strong project management experience and use of appropriate project management tools/technologies
Proven ability to deal with complex situations and relationships, to use influence versus authority to develop and implement mitigation strategies
At least 3 years? experience working in public health
stakeholder landscaping and grant writing experience would be of great benefit
Experience in establishing and monitoring performance criteria of direct reports
Ability to educate, motivate and advocate amongst peers, staff and external stakeholders or clients
Demonstrated skill building and managing strong relationships with employees and leaders in a West African context
Excellent organizational skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, tracking, and reporting on progress.
Proven success providing excellent client service to employees on HR matters across a wide range of HR disciplines
Track record of bringing a solution-oriented approaches to partnering with clients and teammates.
Demonstrated effectiveness working efficiently, productively, and with urgency in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to communicate effectively while managing multiple constituencies.
Proven skill applying analytical reasoning and sound judgment.
Fluent in French and English with excellent business writing skills
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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