Project HOPE is seeking a long term, full-time Chief of Party (CoP) to provide leadership to USAID CAR TB program.
The Chief of Party will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. He/she will be the primary liaison for the project with USAID, other donors and institutions, implementing partners, technical agencies and other stakeholders, ensuring alignment and harmonization with other programming where appropriate, including public/private sector partnerships. He/she will be responsible for the successful implementation of the program; submission of all program deliverables to USAID; and identification and resolution of issues and risks related to program implementation. He/she will oversee the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets; coordinate partner efforts in program implementation. The CoP will manage a team of senior staff and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the contract. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities, technical and management expertise. S/he will also possess experience coordinating with national and local government agencies, civil society organizations and other international development groups. The position will report to Sr. Regional Director.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership for the program and guidance to Program Country Directors in the implementation of program strategy and evaluation of activities
- Ensures interventions reflect high technical quality and are in line with provisions of the contract.
- Oversee the development of annual work plans and budgets; quarterly, annual, and technical reports; ensures all operations are compliant with USAID rules and regulations, Project HOPE policy and country regulations.
- Work closely with counterparts in both the public and private sectors to achieve the project’s objectives.
- Present program results to USAID and the government and to other professional colleagues on country level and internationally
- Coordinate program activities with those of other CAR programs implemented by Project HOPE and other partners
- Ensure the achievement of target outcomes, results, and impacts as specified in the contract.
- Provide overall project management and guidance to team members and consultants.
- Minimum of seven years of Chief of Party, Program Director or equivalent, experience in managing large comprehensive and complex international development and health programs, preferably in countries of Former Soviet Union
- Master’s degree in public health or other related area, or bachelor’s degree with at least five years additional relevant experience;
- Demonstrated leadership success in achieving program objectives and building productive working relationships with network of partners and stakeholders
- Ability to navigate politically sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse set of key stakeholders;
- Significant experience in an advisory role designing and/or instituting policy reforms at national, local and community level
- Demonstrated knowledge/experience of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
About the Organization
Project HOPE is a global not-for-profit organization that provides solutions to the world's most pressing health crises through innovative global health and disaster/health crises programs. Project HOPE also publishes, Health Affairs, the nation's leading journal of health policy thought and research.
Project HOPE's mission is to enable health care workers to have the greatest positive impact on the health of the people they serve. Founded in 1958, Project HOPE continues to be a leader in global health development and emergency relief programs. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accomplish our mission by improving the knowledge, abilities and tools of the health workforce to deliver high quality health services to communities in need. With programs around the globe, we work at the epicenter of today's greatest health challenges including infectious and chronic diseases, disasters and health crises, maternal, neonatal and child health and the policies that impact how health care is delivered.
Visit our website to learn more: http://www.projecthope.org/