Deputy chiefs of party – Kenya at Kenya 55 views0 applications


Chemonics seeks deputy chiefs of party for anticipated USAID HIV service delivery support projects in Kenya. These projects aim to improve and increase access and utilization of quality health services through strengthened service delivery and institutional capacity of county health systems. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical oversight and manage project implementation for facility and community level service delivery
  • Report directly to the chief of party and take a leadership role in ensuring the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements
  • Serve as acting chief of party in the chief of party’s absence
  • Coordinate among USAID, key stakeholders, and other implementing partners; liaise with Kenyan government institutions and representatives, particularly at the county/facility level
  • Take a technical leadership role in coordination with the Kenyan government and other partners, and work closely with the health systems strengthening advisor
  • Stay abreast of current implementation science and state-of-the-art service delivery approaches

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health or a related field
  • Minimum seven years of experience in managing and implementing complex public health programs in a development context, including least five years in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Kenya
  • Minimum five years of demonstrated experience in project design of HIV technical activities and managing and supervising teams
  • Minimum three years of demonstrated and recent experience in a senior staff position in support of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment; quality improvement and assurance; health systems strengthening; monitoring and evaluation; or operations research
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, and donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the subnational level
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English

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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

  • Be respectful and humble.
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  • Embrace teamwork.
  • Give regular feedback (appreciative and constructive).

Excellence | Exceed expectations 

  • Provide dedicated customer service.
  • Master skills and focus on details.
  • Solve problems, admit mistakes, learn and move on.
  • Set high standards and deliver quality results.

Innovation | Be entrepreneurial

  • Be flexible and open-minded.
  • Take initiative and introduce new ideas.
  • Translate ideas to actions quickly.
  • Accelerate change and be part of the change.

Integrity | Trust one another 

  • Be transparent (open door, open book).
  • Do the right thing.
  • Honor commitments and be accountable.
  • Empower others to take action and make decisions.

Opportunity | Think big 

  • Be versatile.
  • Continue to learn and develop self.
  • Mentor and develop others.
  • Take chances on people and partners.
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