Jhpiego seeks a Chief of Party (COP) to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for an upcoming USAID-funded reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition (RMNCH+N) project. The project aims to strengthen government-led multi-sectoral RMNCH+N systems for improved service availability and use. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The 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. 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 and communication with the host country government at all levels, and international partners and agencies.
This position is contingent upon award from donor. Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals with proven leadership in multi-sectoral collaboration (health, education, agriculture, gender, financing) are strongly encouraged to apply. City location to be finalized upon award.