Deputy Chief of Party | Kyiv, Ukraine | 2024

Chemonics International Inc. is an international development consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. with more than 28 years of experience partnering with USAID in Ukraine.  We are seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the anticipated USAID-funded anticipated “Ukraine Procurement & Supply Chain Reform (PSCR)” Project. The five-year, $25-30 million program will aim to strengthen the pharmaceutical system in Ukraine to ensure transparency and cost-effectiveness for desired health outcomes, as well as address policy and legislative barriers and offer technical solutions to create sustainable health pharmaceutical financing and strengthen the pharmaceutical supply chain. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in providing leadership in the management and technical implementation of the program and ensure successful achievement of results as defined in the award. S/he will be responsible for all operations including but not limited to administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, finance, and property.

The DCOP will be responsible for overall technical and administrative management of PSCR activities, including: 

  • Assist the Chief of Party in all aspects of project implementation, including leadership, technical direction, and management oversight for project activities and results.
  • Manage day-to-day technical activities, ensuring that results are achieved on schedule and in line with USAID expectations.
  • Maintain frequent communication with and be the primary technical contact for government officials and counterparts.
  • Assist in the preparation of all required USAID reports and deliverables including monthly activity plans, annual work plans, and all periodic project progress reports.
  • Serve as acting Chief of Party when the Chief of Party is on leave or away from post.

Required Qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree in public health, medicine, public administration, or related discipline preferred;
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in implementing activities related pharmaceutical management systems strengthening issues in developing countries; experience with one or more disease-specific programs (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB, etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing and providing technical assistance in key areas of pharmaceutical systems (such as product selection, forecasting, procurement, distribution, relational use, pharmaceutical services, etc.);
  • Experience interacting with Ukrainian government officials at national and local levels;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English required; and fluency/proficiency in Ukrainian preferred.

Application Instructions: Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by close of business Eastern Time (ET) on May 31, 2024. Please submit one application per candidate. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.