Expired: Chief of Party | Sierra Leone | 2022

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID, 5- year Integrated Health Activity in Sierra Leone.
The Chief of Party will bear primary responsibility for the overall technical and managerial requirements of program performance and will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he will also have principal responsibility for representation of the project to USAID. This position is contingent upon successful award. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Sierra Leonean and African Union nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities:
● Assumes overall leadership, strategy development, management oversight, and technical direction for primary health care, community health, and WASH activities;
● Serves as primary liaison to USAID, implementing partners, host country governments, project stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors;
● Provides overall leadership and supervision of senior management team, technical and administrative staff, and sub-awardees;
● Responsible for the overall and direct implementation of project activities and liaises with project teams to ensure technical coordination;
● Leads the strategic engagement of the communities and local partners in program activities;
● Ensures that all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate;
● Oversees program work planning, budget, performance management, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic communications;
● Identifies issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner and appropriate program adjustments; and
● Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.


Qualifications:
● Advanced degree in public health, medicine, nursing, or related field
● At least ten years of professional experience managing large, complex health projects in developing countries, with at least eight years of experience working on private sector engagement programming;
● Demonstrated thought leadership in health systems strengthening, primary health care, RMNCH, malaria prevention and control, and community engagement,
● Experience leading large teams, managing programs, and enabling local partnerships to achieve results;
● Track record of progressive responsibility, including at least eight years providing senior-level leadership (e.g., Project Director, Chief of Party, Deputy Director) to programs of similar scale, scope and complexity;
● Strong ability to collaborate and build partnerships with Ministries of Health, USAID, and implementing partners in West Africa, with experience working in Sierra Leone preferred;
● Fluent English oral and written communication skills is required.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply through this link: https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/sierra_leone_integrated_health_activity no later than September 30, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; no telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors