Chief Of Party

ACEBAY
Maiduguri (2)
Posted 2 weeks ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education, and economic initiatives in Nigeria. In anticipation of a USAID award to drive the “Accelerating Control of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE)” for the BAY states (Borno/Adamawa/Yobe) and strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Chief Of Party (CoP): The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR). The COP will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP must 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 must have a solid track record in managing the implementation of large-scale programs with similar complexity. S/he must 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. At a minimum, the proposed COP will have:

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in Public Health or Medicine and at least 10 years’ experience or more working as a senior level manager in a public health program in fragile, conflict and/or violent settings in Nigeria or any developing country.
  • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description.
  • Progressive senior level management experience in managing complex public health programs, or programs of similar size and complexity, including demonstrable experience in design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting.
  • The proposed COP must possess excellent leadership and interpersonal qualities and should have extensive experience in public/international health, additionally, 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.
  • Solid track record in managing the implementation of large-scale programs with similar complexity.
  • S/he must have equally had a solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, HSS, QA/QI etc.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

Please note importantly that: The positions are advertised in anticipation of a possible award

Vacancy closes Friday 17th September 2021

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kindly visit our website for more details on this advert: www.ahnigeria.org Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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