Chief of Party, SHARP at FHI 360

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Job Title: Chief of Party, SHARP

Requisition: 2020202217
Location: Lagos
Supervisor: Director, Project Portfolio AWAMERO

Basic Function

  • The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
  • The 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 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, Health Systems Strengthening, Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance etc.

Duties and 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 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MS/MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience
  • Experience with USG rules and regulations
  • Experience operating in insecure environments
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing HIV/AIDS care and support projects in developing countries.
  • Sound knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support, as well as HIV prevention.
  • Proven skills in management, supervision and leadership.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on HIV/AIDS and with research on public health issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building an effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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