Chief of Party, Impact Malaria

Chief of Party, Impact Malaria

PSI - Population Services International

Freetown, Sierra Leone

PSI seeks an Impact Malaria Chief of Party, based in Freetown, Sierra Leone that will be responsible for: leading successful project implementation throughout the project lifecycle; accountable for delivery of all aspects of the projects, including technical implementation, financial and administrative compliance and oversight and supervision of project staff; oversee the project team to ensure that country level implementation is provided with a high standard of excellence, achieving its set goals and targets and within budget; provide high level technical thought leadership and has the managerial capacity to strategically manage risk, monitor finances and ensure each phase of work is started or completed on time; responsible for using evidence to improve project design and implementation. The Chief of Party should have significant management qualifications and international experience with USAID and other donors. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering results in field offices and working in fast paced environments.

Your contributions

  • Program Leadership & Management, including financial oversight, compliance, and management of a consortium of partners (if applicable). 35% of the Time;
  • People Management 15% of the Time;
  • Thought Leadership/Knowledge Management and Technical Leadership on the project (unless the project has a Technical Director). 15% of the Time;
  • External Representation. 10% of the Time;
  • Internal Representation and coordination. 10% of the Time;
  • Fundraising (with non-project funds). 5% of the Time;
  • Donor Liaison. 10% of the Time.

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change.

What are we looking for?

  • Master’s Degree (or international equivalent) MSc, MPH, MBA, MHA, MPA or equivalent;
  • At least 10 years related work experience in public health or related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted;
  • At least 5 years supervisory experience;
  • At least 7 years program management for global health projects in low or middle-income countries (LMICs) preferred;
  • At least 5 years in the relevant technical field of the project preferred;
  • At least 3 years living and working in LMICs preferred;
  • Proven success in management of complex operations, under specific donor awards and procedures, in a challenging, developing country environment;
  • Ability to manage agreements and all required programmatic and financial reporting requirements, including sub-grants management;
  • Ability to monitor and assess performance of self, other individuals, and/or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action;
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills, with emphasis on the ability to operationalize and oversee the execution of workplans;
  • Strong leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate and work across teams and roles. Ability to persuade and motivate people and teams;
  • Experience developing capacity of government entities, staff, and other organizations;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing government and donor relations;
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively in a cross-cultural context;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent diplomatic skills and proven ability to work effectively with government officials, partners, donors, and stakeholders at high levels.

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