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Chief of Party

There are two COP positions for different task orders:  Location for one COP is Lagos.   Location for another COP is Bauchi.

Position Summary:

The COP will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID COR. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal qualities and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders. The proposed COP should have solid track record in managing the implementation of large scale programs with similar complexity. S/he should have solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, HSS, QA/QI etc. The COP position requires political savvy, as s/he will interact with numerous GON institutions and senior-level national and sub-national level government officials.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
  • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
  • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
  • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization’s, and program-specific policies.
  • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff.
  • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations.
  • Oversee the sub-contract and sub- grant cycle from pre-award to close- out including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
  • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor.
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with federal government and regional entities to support project implementation.
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
  • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed.

Minimum Qualification:

•     Master’s Degree in public health, social science, international development or other related discipline.

•     Ten years of senior level management experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting.

•     Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language

•     Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience

•     Experience with USG rules and regulations

•     Experience operating in insecure environments

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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FHI 360 (formerly Family Health International) is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health. In 1986 the organization began a worldwide response to HIV/AIDS. FHI's research and programs also address malaria, tuberculosis, and other infectious and chronic diseases and international agencies, governments, foundations, research institutions, and individual donors.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

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0 USD Kano CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week FHI 360

Chief of Party

There are two COP positions for different task orders:  Location for one COP is Lagos.   Location for another COP is Bauchi.

Position Summary:

The COP will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID COR. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal qualities and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders. The proposed COP should have solid track record in managing the implementation of large scale programs with similar complexity. S/he should have solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, HSS, QA/QI etc. The COP position requires political savvy, as s/he will interact with numerous GON institutions and senior-level national and sub-national level government officials.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
  • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
  • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
  • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization’s, and program-specific policies.
  • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff.
  • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations.
  • Oversee the sub-contract and sub- grant cycle from pre-award to close- out including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
  • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor.
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with federal government and regional entities to support project implementation.
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
  • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed.

Minimum Qualification:

•     Master’s Degree in public health, social science, international development or other related discipline.

•     Ten years of senior level management experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting.

•     Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language

•     Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience

•     Experience with USG rules and regulations

•     Experience operating in insecure environments

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

2019-10-26

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