Chief of Party (COP) - Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Apply by 20 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 20 June 2018

Job Description

IMA is looking for a well-qualified COP for an anticipated USAID Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project in Haiti. The COP is responsible for providing overall program leadership, management, and technical direction. S/he is supposed to serve as key liaison with USAID, government counterparts, and local partners. The COP will manage and supervise the work of program personnel and sub-awardees and ensure that all program assistance is technically sound and appropriate. S/he also oversees program work planning, performance management, and strategic communication. Internally, within IMA World Health, the COP will report to the Senior Technical Director of Programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership and overall technical and management responsibility for program implementation, including staff and program activity supervision. Support development and monitoring of annual technical work plans and budget.
  • Ensure results-oriented technical components and high-quality and timely deliverables and reports according to the cooperative agreement.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement, working with the monitoring and evaluation team.
  • Oversee implementing partners and provide technical and managerial oversight and coaching for their performance.
  • Ensure strong working relationships with implementing & technical partners, the Ministry of Health, other government ministries, and other government stakeholders, and USAID.
  • Ensure programmatic compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Work closely with HQ staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.
  • Identify lessons learned and best practices for external dissemination. Represent the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations.


  • Medical Degree (M.D.) or Master’s Degree in Public Health, or related field.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience implementing and managing donor-funded projects in developing countries; PEPFAR or USAID experience is desired.
  • At least eight (8) years of experience in related pediatric HIV and/or community-based activities, and/or other relevant activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership roles, promoting strategic planning, and careful budget management.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Haiti, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations in Haiti.
  • Strong management and communication skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in French and English; working knowledge of Haitian Creole is preferred.

All interested parties should send their applications to IMA World Health by using the following email address:

About the Organization

IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that that offers extensive expertise implementing programs to address integrated health systems strengthening, maternal and child health, neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. IMA maintains a diverse and complex funding portfolio made up of both grants and contracts that support program services across those countries and totals approximately $100 million annually.

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