Chief of Party - Burma

  • Executive-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 18 December 2020
  • Yangon, Myanmar
  • Closing on 18 February 2021
  • Proposal

Job Description

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID Burma TB and HIV Integrated Activity.

Position Description:

The COP is expected to have strategic vision, leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise in public health and/or infectious disease programming and delivery, professional reputation, management experience, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project. S/he will have principal responsibility of representing the activity to USAID. S/he will also have experience interacting with other development projects, host country governments, and international agencies. Specific experience in one or more of the main technical components of the program is required.

The position shall be based out of Yangon, Burma. The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for management of all activity interventions and staff to achieve results
  • Responsible for managerial leadership and administrative oversight of the activity and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID
  • Manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and guarantee quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the activity
  • Oversee operational procedures and policies, financial controls, and other management functions including management of subawardees, the latter with the help of the component Team Leader

Minimum Requirements:

● Bachelor’s degree required; however advanced degree (Master’s level) preferred in medicine, public health, international development, public administration, economics, or in a closely related field is required;

● Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience designing, executing, managing and evaluating public health programs is required;

● Minimum of 5 years of executive leadership experience implementing public health -preferably HIV/AIDS or TB projects or programs of a similar size and scope;

● Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and project implementation based on evidence-driven decision making;

● Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders. Experience in interacting positively with co-workers, government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies;

● Demonstrated experience implementing health sector and health systems strengthening activities or programs;

● Experience with incorporating gender and vulnerable population needs into programming;

● Strong organizational skills including people, task and time management;

● Strong communication and presentation skills particularly to government officials and other key stakeholders;

● Management experience with US government or other donor agency agreements is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 careers at

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About the Organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

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