EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates for the Chief of Party position on an anticipated USAID Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning (MCHFP) project in Cote d’Ivoire. Ivorian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. The position is subject to change based on procurement requirements and is contingent upon EngenderHealth being awarded the project and availability of funds.
The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the project. S/he will serve as key personnel and fulfill the diverse managerial requirements of the project, including maintaining the relationship with the USAID Mission and working in collaboration with the Ivorian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Based in Abidjan, the COP will have technical, financial and management responsibility for all activities and personnel and will be EngenderHealth’s representative to the Government of Cote d’Ivoire. The COP will have overall responsibility for addressing award related matters, including managerial and fiscal responsibility for the project including ensuring compliance with donor and EngenderHealth regulations, policies and procedures. S/he will oversee program implementation, provide technical vision and approach and manage the project team and consortium members. S/he will have direct responsibility for supervision of select key personnel. S/he will be responsible for the smooth implementation of the project, and for effectively addressing challenges that arise during performance. S/he is responsible for quality implementation and ensuring the project is ethically implemented. S/he is responsible for timely and accurate delivery of all reports and project products and ensure that systems are in place to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse. This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
Must possess the following requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation: