Chief of Party
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Posting Date: 09/23/2017
Deadline Date: Open until the position is filled.
- Guide, encourage, and oversee all aspects of program management, both technical and financial;
Oversee the development and implementation of a workplan that will achieve the project’s ambitious targets in HIV program targets;
Oversee and coordinate JSI and partner staff;
Serve as leader of the Senior Management Team;
Provide strategic technical and programmatic leadership and guidance;
Ensure compliance with USAID/PEPFAR and JSI rules and regulations;
Provide technical oversight and support to program technical teams;
Identify and integrate emerging global best practices and innovations into the project’s activities;
Work closely with the DCOP to ensure the quality of the direct clinical services and technical assistance provided through SAFE;
Serve as the project’s primary liaison with the MOH, MCD, USAID/Zambia, JSI headquarters, other donors, and multilateral and INGO partners;
Monitor annual work plans and monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure that the project is meeting goals, and analyze and resolve reasons for any delays;
Collaborate with other programs in Zambia;
Ensure regular reporting to USAID/PEPFAR and timely submission of deliverables as required under the contract; and
- Encourage the conduct of innovative studies and activities as appropriate to complement project core activities and goals.
- Master’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences or a related field or a medical degree;
In-depth, global experience overseeing the rapid expansion of HIV clinical programs; preference for candidates with experience in the design of test and start as well as differentiated care models;
A minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility working in HIV/AIDS in direct service delivery, systems strengthening and/or health financing;
Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions and international organizations;
Documented experience in providing the level of technical assistance that is required to complete the work detailed in the statement of work; and
- Excellent organizational, analytical and oral and written communication skills.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online.
No phone calls please.
Principals only please.
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