Thursday, 21 January 2010

Chief of Party PEPFAR OVC Program Job in Tanzania: CHF International

Chief of Party PEPFAR OVC Program


CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions.

The Chief of Party is responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID/PEPFAR program serving orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The COP will be responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a large scale coordinated OVC program.

The COP is responsible for the overall program direction and management of the project including financial and staff management. S/he serves as the principle liaison with implementing partners, donor, and host government counterparts on all matters related to the program.

The COP is responsible for ensuring that program activities are delivered on time and within budget, in a quality manner, while providing technical leadership. He/She will provide the strategic vision and leadership for the program, maintaining a clear delineation of roles and responsibilities between the partners, while responding to changing conditions in the areas of operation.

The COP will manage and provide technical support in OVC, HIV, and livelihoods programming and coordinate with relevant stakeholders including the Government of Tanzania and relevant ministries, the donor, and local partners.


• Experience in a management role for a complex or national program involving multiple actors;
• A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast paced environment;
• Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
• Ability to provide the technical and financial oversight necessary to successfully execute a large-scale program;
• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database skills;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Demonstrated ability to manage local staff;
• Practical knowledge of USAID rules and regulations;
• Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries.
• 10 years of relevant experience managing large donor-funded, child-focused programs
• Seven to ten years in a management position whose responsibilities include supervising senior staff
• Prior knowledge of and experience with USAID-funded health programs; PEPFAR and Global Fund experience preferred
• Demonstrated experience with large grant-making programs and working with local partner organizations
• Extensive knowledge of OVC, HIV and Health issues in Africa; Tanzania-specific knowledge preferred
• Fluency in English required; knowledge of Kiswahili preferred.
• Master’s degree preferred in public health, management or related field.
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