Chief of Party | Kyiv, Ukraine | 2024

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Furthering Health Reform and Recovery in Ukraine Activity (FHR). The primary purpose of this project is to establish a transparent, accountable and effective health system that optimizes the use of scarce resources and is capable of providing equitable access to quality services and expanding universal health coverage to meet the new and emerging health needs of Ukrainians during and following the war to expedite economic recovery of the country.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, management, and technical direction to personnel, consultants, subcontractors, and project activities, critically facilitating implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and partner coordination
  • Oversee activity strategic planning, performance management and communications, including timely preparation of the annual implementation plan
  • Develop and maintain productive partnerships with USAID, key stakeholders, civil society, private sector, the general public, and other donors
  • Responsible for overall and direct implementation of activities and ensure all project technical assistance is high quality, technically sound and appropriate
  • Remain abreast of ongoing health reform efforts and worldwide best practices and innovations
  • Supervise senior management team, staff, consultants, and partner organizations to achieve expected results
  • Ensure compliance with USAID, USG and GOU laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Other tasks as required to achieve the activity’s objectives and expected results

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in public health, health policy, health economics, or an additional five years of directly relevant experience in lieu of an advanced degree
  • Minimum 7 years of experience managing donor-funded health systems transformation and/or strengthening programs
  • Of the years of direct relevant experience, at least four years of combined experience must have been physically based in low and middle income (LMIC) countries, as defined by the World Bank (e.g., Vietnam Chief of Party, based in Vietnam; Technical Director, based in Kyrgyz Republic). Prior experience in working with international donors in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe, and/or the former Soviet Union is preferred
  • Track record of progressively responsible managerial experience managing a complex portfolio that includes activities related to health reform
  • Demonstrated track record of building and effectively managing a large team
  • Proven ability to establish strong working relationships with officials at all relevant levels of host country governments as well as other key stakeholders
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English including oral presentation skills
  • Fluency in English required
  • Fluency in Ukrainian preferred

Application instructions:

To apply, submit your application and CV via this link by April 19, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please. The protection of your personal data is important to Chemonics. If you are located in the EU, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process your personal data.

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