CHIEF OF PARTY (COP)

at Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization (ISHDO)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 1, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

JOB SUMMARY 

The COP shall have overall responsibility for managing and reporting on project activities; making key decisions and solving problems in short time frames while maintaining operational and program quality and integrity; and serving as the Recipient’s first point of interface with USAID on strategic and regular project matters. S/he is expected to establish and maintain good working relationships with a wide network of local implementing partners, government agencies and other key stakeholders.

Job responsibilities

  • Provides overall leadership, program supervision, and project management.
  • Makes key decisions and solves problems while ensuring operational and program integrity.
  • Serves as the chief liaison with USAID and government on project-related matters.
  • Manages the acquisition and supply of project financial and human resources.
  • Supports the efficient and accountable management and reporting of program achievements and finance.
  • Supports monitoring, evaluation and learning on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures that procedures are established and complied with for development, selection, design and implementation of grants.
  • Provides effective coordination of activities with those of relevant government and other organizations’ activities
  • Leadsthe development and review of annual work plans and budgets; and the preparation and submission of reports to meet USAID requirements.
  • Supervises and support project technical staff.
  • Ensures the quality and timeliness of all deliverables.

JOB REQUIREMENT

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Health and related professions with five years of experience
  • Ten years of experience in advocacy for persons living with HIV, experience in direct management of local civil society
  • Strong familiarity with managing USAID cooperative agreements and sub-grants
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate and manage field offices and field teams and to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated experience with multi-partner programs and working with local organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning within the project context.
  • Demonstrated and progressively increasing experience in designing, implementing and managing complex projects involving multiple partners
  • Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement and PEPFAR is highly desirable.
  • Experience with USAID processes and procedures, rules and regulations required.

Personal skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions.
  • Ability to maintain and manage strong relations, both internally and externally.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English language
  • Skills in MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Location :Addis Ababa

 

Applying Instructions

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and application letter through the organizations email address  [email protected] within 10 working days from the date of announcement.

Women and Persons with disability are highly encouraged

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