Chief of Party

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Chief of Party

  • Post Date:May 15, 2021
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 15+ Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

A Consortium of local NGOs seeks the services of key Programme management staff for an anticipated PEPFAR/USAID Zimbabwe supported DREAMS project. Developed by PEPFAR, DREAMS is an ambitious approach to programming for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) towards helping girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, Aids-free, Mentored and Safe women. In Zimbabwe, DREAMS Programming has been implemented since 2015. The anticipated project, Adolescent Girls Reaching their Dreams Activity, is targeting to advance DREAMS programming in Zimbabwe with the goal to reduce the number of new infections among adolescent girls and young women. The Activity is anticipated to run for a period of performance of five years starting in October 2021. This position is contingent upon USAID funding and approval.

Responsibilities

The Chief of Party (COP) is a critical position and requires an exceptional individual who can provide expert overall leadership, management and vision to the integrated program. The COP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will have primary responsibility of serving as the key liaison with USAID, the Government of Zimbabwe, implementing partners, and other stakeholders. S/he will have the leadership qualities, technical expertise and experience, management experience, interpersonal skills and relationships to fulfil the requirements of the program description.

Competencies

  • Fifteen years of demonstrated successful leadership in managing large, complex, donor-funded programs within non-governmental organizations or private sector in a developing country context;
  • Previous experience as COP on a PEPFAR-funded project;
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering successful partnership approaches and relationships among a variety of organizations/institutions including government, private sector, local NGOs, and community-based organizations;
  • Master’s degree in public health or other relevant degree related to project’s outcomes;
  • Candidates must demonstrate recent, practical experience in managing large (at least $12 million annually) HIV/AIDS programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior level government officials, donors, and multilateral organizations.

To apply

Applications together with Resumes not exceeding three pages in length should be forwarded to [email protected]

  • Resume should include three current and relevant professional references (with name, email address and phone number).
  • Subject of the email should clearly indicate the position being applied for.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17 May 2021