Jhpiego seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to provide project and technical guidance for an upcoming for an upcoming USAID nutrition, maternal and child health (MCH) and family planning (FP) project in Guatemala. The project aims to strengthen national government policies, their implementation at the local level, and health systems to expand access to improved nutrition and health services and encourage normative changes at the community level to increase uptake of healthy behaviors. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The DCOP will work closely with technical implementation teams to ensure the project is progressing towards expected results. S/he will also work with M&E staff to ensure project deliverables are monitored and course corrections are identified and implemented as appropriate. Other responsibilities will include supervising project management or operational staff, overseeing annual work planning, leading the design, implementation and reporting of project activities, and the management of projects as required. In the absence of the Chief of Party, the DCOP may be required to undertake the responsibilities of that position on a temporary basis.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Guatemalan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit and English version of your CV.