Chief of Party at Project HOPE

Project HOPE is a global not-for-profit organization that provides solutions to the world’s most pressing health crises through innovative global health and disaster/health crises programs. Project HOPE also publishes, Health Affairs, the nation’s leading journal of health policy thought and research.Chief of Party at Project HOPE

Project HOPE’s mission is to enable health care workers to have the greatest positive impact on the health of the people they serve. Founded in 1958, Project HOPE continues to be a leader in global health development and emergency relief programs. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accomplish our mission by improving the knowledge, abilities and tools of the health workforce to deliver high quality health services to communities in need. With programs around the globe, we work at the epicenter of today’s greatest health challenges including infectious and chronic diseases, disasters and health crises, maternal, neonatal and child health and the policies that impact how health care is delivered.

Job Title: Chief of Party

Location: Silla Zeka Plaza, 29 Adebayo Adedeji Crescent Utako, Abuja

Join our highly Professional, innovative and  international team that is committed to improving the quality of life of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Adolescent & Youth Population in Nigeria.  Project HOPE Nigeria (otherwise referred to People-to-People Health Foundation Nigeria) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization working in Nigeria in areas of HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis, OVC, RMNCAH & Malaria intervention services. Our Programs support health outcomes of people living with HIV (PLHIV), TB patients, orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), Adolescent Girl’s, their caregivers and other household members.
We are currently seeking a Chief of Party responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders.

Suitably qualified Nigerians are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Key Responsibilities:
    Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
    Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
    Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
    Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
    Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization, and program-specific policies.
    Supervise and mentor senior management staff.
    Provide managerial oversight to project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with organization and USG regulations.
    Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure they are compliant with Project HOPE policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
    Oversee project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards.

Minimum Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree (or higher) in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field
    At least 10 years’ experience in managing complex programs or programs of similar scope and size
    Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including PEPFAR 3.0 guidelines.
    Experience in managing large child-focused field programs for an international NGO
    Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning and understanding of HIV/AIDS-related continuum of care support services. Experience designing, managing, and supporting the implementation of national program activities related to OVC programs strongly preferred
    Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description
    Experience of working in a developing country setting, preferably Sub-Sharan Africa
    Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language
    Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, staff development and capacity building

How to apply
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Application Deadline Date
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