Jhpiego seeks a Regional Chief of Party (COP) to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for an upcoming USAID-funded multi-country family planning (FP) project in francophone West Africa. The project is designed to expand and accelerate access to and use of FP and reproductive health services across the region by working closely with local and national governments to prioritize this in their national plans; leveraging partnerships with regional and international organizations; and building the capacity of nongovernmental and civil society organizations to provide quality augmented support. The Regional COP will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management and reporting of project activities. S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project quality and integrity across borders and multiple countries. S/he will serve as the project’s main point of contact with USAID, on routine and strategic matters. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management, coordination and communication with the host country governments at all levels, and international partners and agencies.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. This position will be based in Francophone West Africa (Country TBD). West African nationals, especially native French speakers, are strongly encouraged to apply.