IntraHealth International is seeking candidates for the role of Chief of Party for an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded Health Workforce Improvement Program (HWIP) in Ethiopia. This project will work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) at the national and sub-national levels (regional, zonal and woreda), higher educational institutions that provide healthcare education under the Ministry of Education (MOE), and targeted health worker professional associations, to create greater efficiency and self-reliance for delivery of quality health services through qualified health workers. The focus will be on institutional and individual capacity building to improve the quality of pre-service education for priority clinical cadres, improve the competency of clinical health care workers, and build the skills of health human resource managers.
The Chief of Party provides overall leadership and management as well as strategic guidance and vision to all partners and project staff. The COP will oversee all aspects of the project with a particular focus on the technical integrity of project design, implementation and monitoring, which he will ensure by working closely with and supervising senior project staff. S/he ensures that there is strong collaboration and effective communication with donors, implementing partners, and local counterparts. The COP is responsible for meeting contractual obligations, producing deliverables and targets, and achieving project results as specified by USAID, in full compliance with IntraHealth International policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations. The COP is the principle liaison with USAID, partner organizations, Federal Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus and other key stakeholders.
This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.