Chief of Party

FHI 360

About the organization

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 60 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.

Duties

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party for an anticipated 5 year USAID Senegal – Integrated District Health project. Senegal’s Integrated District Health (IDH) – will support the implementation of comprehensive health plans at the district level that address the key drivers of maternal, neonatal, and child morbidity and mortality in five priority regions of Senegal to improve the health status of the target populations. The activity combines technical assistance for service delivery and universal health coverage, social and behavior change, sub grant funding and health systems strengthening into one mechanism. The focus of the mechanism is at district, health facility, and community levels, with support to the regional level to effectively supervise and monitor lower-level interventions. The current anticipated award date for this activity is Nov. 30, 2020. **This position is subject to project award and funding.

Qualifications

The Chief of Party (COP) will provide strategic, managerial, technical leadership and management oversight to the project. S/he will oversee all aspects of the project implementation cycle, including planning and evaluation, ensure program quality and personnel and financial management. S/he will maintain close coordination with USAID/Senegal and other stakeholders, ensuring that all project interventions are of high quality and lead to measurable impact. S/he will be responsible for timely and adequate implementation of project activities, deliverables and execution, monitoring and reporting of the project. The COP will serve as the principal liaison to USAID/Senegal for this project and will have regular communication with USAID/Senegal’s Agreement Officer’s Representative. The COP will collaborate closely with all stakeholders, in particular the Senegal Ministry of Health and other partners working in the same geographic areas. The COP is responsible for ensuring compliance with FHI 360 policies and procedures and USG rules and regulations and for ensuring sub-awardee compliance and quality of program implementation. The position will be based in Dakar, Senegal.

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