Guidehouse (formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector) seeks qualified candidates for IDIQ Director for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain Technical Assistance Program. The overall objective of the Program is to improve the availability of health commodities by strengthening country supply and health systems through the provision of technical assistance. Guidehouse is currently implementing task orders under this IDIQ in Tanzania and South Africa.
The IDIQ Director will be located in Washington, DC and will serve as the primary liaison between USAID HQ and our teams in the field. The IDIQ Director will be responsible for overseeing both technical and operational delivery of task orders, working closely with task order leadership. More specifically, the IDIQ Director will oversee the quality of deliverables and outputs developed by field programs, advise on program strategy, provide expertise on supply chain and health systems strengthening interventions, share best practices and lessons learned across programs, identify issues and risks related to task order implementation, represent Guidehouse at operations and technical meetings with USAID, other development and implementing partners at the global level, and facilitate coordination with other related awards.
Further, the IDIQ Director with the support of an operations team - will be accountable for program operations, ensuring proper financial and operational management in accordance with USAID regulations, liaising with the USAID IDIQ COR, coordinating staffing and resourcing decisions, and overseeing contracts and sub-contracts management, among other tasks.
Finally, as an employee of Guidehouse, this individual may also have internal responsibility for new business development and for growing the global health business within the International Development & Diplomacy sector.
Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience, at least five of which is in management. Must have demonstrated broad management and team-building experience, preferably in healthcare, with experience working in international contexts that require programmatic flexibility and cultural sensitivity.
Education: Advanced degree in related subject area, including business administration, public administration, international relations, public health, supply chain management or other relevant subjects. (Demonstrated equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a masters degree or Ph.D.)
Demonstrated senior- or mid- level management experience and technical leadership completing high quality complex activities with time sensitive deliverables within a healthcare organization, a health or pharmaceutical supply chain, or global health context
Supervisory Experience: Must have two years of progressively responsible supervisory work experience including direct supervision of professional and support staff, and assembling teams of professionals to respond to assignments.
International experience preferred
Demonstrated experience implementing private sector and industry best practices within large, complex organizations
Demonstrated experience in operating or advising on the optimization of commercial, healthcare, and/or pharmaceutical supply chains with a focus on reducing costs and improving operational performance
Part time or full time role
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a proven record of successfully managing, implementing, and advising programs with a focus on health system strengthening but not limited to:
Experience working in Africa and understanding of healthcare landscape and supply chain challenges
Demonstrated success in developing and implementing solutions and applying technical knowledge related to supply chain planning, in-country logistics, capacity building, collaborative partner engagement, and/or data visibility
Demonstrated ability to develop relationships, promote cross collaboration, and drive programmatic results with multiple stakeholders such as academia, Ministries of Health, other senior Government officials, NGOs, civil society and the private sector
Previous proven success leading or serving at the Director-level for a similar bilateral or multilateral institution or donor funded programs is preferred
Knowledge of USAID and/or other global health stakeholder priorities, initiatives, and goals is preferred
Demonstrated track-record of success as a team leader with ability to lead, coach, and motivate team members, promoting a collaborative work environment by providing a strategic and balanced oversight, proactively sharing insights, knowledge and experience, and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation
Management consulting and business development experience leading engagements, large pursuits, and/or business development activities across multiple public sector and/or private sector organizations