Jhpiego is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party - Program Operations to provide direction and oversight for State level implementation of a new USAID–funded HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Nigeria. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming. In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control. This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
The Deputy Chief of Party – Program Operations is responsible for the direction and oversight of state and LGA level program operations for the USAID TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project in four states in Nigeria. The DCOP will work closely with the Chief of Party for the Project, other key personnel, and representatives of partner organizations to ensure programmatic implementation success and integrity.
The DCOP will also provide programmatic and technical expertise to ensure maximum integration of project activities across and within technical areas. The DCOP will supervise the Jhpiego technical team, and keep local implementing partners engaged.