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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Chemonics International seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Activity

Deputy Chief of Party
Chemonics International, an international development consulting firm, seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Activity. This anticipated five-year USAID/Indonesia flagship project aims to contribute to national goals to reduce maternal and newborn mortality by targeted support to improve essential MNH services, particularly for the poorest and most vulnerable. Using a total market approach, this activity aims to leverage solutions and resources and catalyze stakeholders across all sectors to generate innovative solutions for MNH. Ideal candidates will have experience working on international donor-funded programs in the field of health, preferably with a focus on maternal and neonatal health. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Successful candidates will demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity.
 
Position Description:
The DCOP will support the COP and technical team to lead, manage and support the implementation of the project. He/she will supervise day-to-day operations of the project including monitoring and evaluation, communications and administration such as logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial management, human resources, and compliance. The DCOP will supervise operational and administrative staff and will serve as acting COP when required. He/she will report to the COP.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Provide support to the COP and technical team in day-to-day operational project implementation, management, client engagement, and coordination between partners, government counterparts, and other implementing partners
  • Manage recruitment and training of project staff and short term technical assistance including working with staff to develop long-term and short-term scopes of work
  • Responsible for administrative oversight and management of local subcontracts and grants
  • Ensure compliance with USAID regulations
  • Directly supervise finance & administration, monitoring and evaluation and communications staff
 
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in managing international development projects including project operations, implementing work plans, controlling and tracking finances, and managing a team.
  • Experience working on health projects preferred
  • Advanced degree in a health-related field, business or international development preferred
  • Experience implementing USAID programs and demonstrated management experience on a USAID-funded project preferred
  • Additional technical expertise in innovation fund management, maternal/newborn health, communications, or monitoring and evaluation required
  • Experience with USAID policies, procedures, and systems required
  • Knowledge and experience working in South East Asia region preferred
  • English fluency required
  
Application Instructions: Submit electronic submissions, including a CV, cover letter, and three recent professional references to https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/indonesia_mnh. Only applications in English will be accepted. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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