Chief of party – Burundi at Chemonics 99 views0 applications


Chemonics seeks a chief of party for an anticipated five-year USAID HIV control and treatment project in Burundi. The project will work across five provinces targeted by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support epidemic control, increased access to antiretroviral therapy, and outreach to key populations. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction
  • Serve as the project’s key liaison with USAID, the government of Burundi, project stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Manage and supervise the work of project personnel and subcontractors
  • Ensure that all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate
  • Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
  • Oversee project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health or medicine
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant development experience designing, implementing, and managing USAID, PEPFAR, or other donor-funded health programs similar in size, scope, and complexity to the anticipated Burundi project
  • Proven success in managing HIV/AIDS programs and strong technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, maternal and child health, health systems strengthening, and quality improvement and quality assurance
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with local government stakeholders, international donors, and local partners at the national and subnational levels; track record of building the capacity of local partners
  • Chief of party experience on a donor-funded project in Burundi or Central Africa
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management, and knowledge sharing
  • Experience working closely with multidisciplinary teams in developing countries
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate a strategic vision
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and oral fluency in English and French

Application Instructions:

Please send a CV by February 28, 2017 to [email protected] with a brief cover letter in the email body. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Please include “Burundi HIV COP” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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For more than 36 years, Chemonics has remained dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

We believe those who have the least deserve our best. So at Chemonics, development is more than a passion or a calling. It’s a profession. Doing it well takes experience, ingenuity and a stubborn insistence that tomorrow’s work must be better than today’s.

From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we reimagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. We take a promising new way of powering a village in Kenya and adapt it to a village in Colombia. We embrace project management as a discipline, not an afterthought, so our clients get maximum impact for minimum risk. And we think big, about applying lessons learned across all of our projects, about bridging the gap between segregated technical fields and about forging partnerships that unite the world’s best minds to solve its toughest problems.

Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better. We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works.

Caring | Serve others

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  • Give regular feedback (appreciative and constructive).

Excellence | Exceed expectations 

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  • Solve problems, admit mistakes, learn and move on.
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Innovation | Be entrepreneurial

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Integrity | Trust one another 

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  • Empower others to take action and make decisions.

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  • Be versatile.
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  • Mentor and develop others.
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