The COP will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID COR. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed 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 proposed 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, 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.