Chief of Party needed at The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation

Job title : Chief of Party

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : April 30, 2024

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  • The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall strategic, programmatic, technical leadership and financial guidance and oversight to the project; ensure technical rigor and efficient and effective delivery of the objectives; and support and supervise the key personnel.
  • S/He will develop and nurture working relationships with senior level government leadership, civil society, and other related programs and projects
  • Collaborate with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and support USAID to achieve the goals to strengthen the delivery of health services through creative, innovative, and effective interventions
  • Serve as the team lead for the project and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all team members to effectively achieve program objectives and ensure responsive and efficient project operations
  • Interact with USAID Nigeria teams on relevant technical issues affecting the project ensuring effective communication and client satisfaction
  • Ensure effective use of resources, timely submission of major technical reports to USAID Nigeria and other stakeholders, and overall compliance with USAID regulations and HSDF policies and procedures
  • Foster strong partnerships and collaborations with the government department in charge of related issues and all relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate and implement an integrated vision among different components and actors
  • Analyze and evaluate project operations to identify and resolve issues or problems
  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programs Carrying out evidence generation activities on best practices around financial sustainability for private sector associations utilizing rigorous context appropriate research methods

Qualifications / Experience

  • Masters or advanced degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Health Administration, Public Policy, or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership position on a donor-funded project, related to health financing, human resources for health, integrated care, evidence to policy or related field.
  • Experience with USAID-funded project preferred
  • Demonstrated experience leading a complex multi-million dollar donor funded projects, with experience managing teams of professionals, and with the administrative, procurement, hiring, and recruitment, financial and logistical aspects of project implementation
  • Experience in coordination of and collaboration with stakeholders including government agencies, civil society, and international donor agencies, including USAID
  • Excellent command/proficiency in English
  • USAID project experience and understanding of USAID’s development priorities required
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, problem solving, analytic, and financial and evaluative skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, attention to detail and ability to effectively perform multiple task and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.

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