Chief of Party (COP)

Adra Moçambique

Adra Mozambique is recruiting a Chief of Party (COP), to be based in Mocuba, Mozambique.
  • The COP is responsible and has authority and oversight for the entire program. The COP provides managerial and technical support throughout the implementation of the project, including management of sub-partners
  • The COP is responsible for providing input to USAID Mozambique for the development and submission of the Health Operational Plans and PEPFAR Country Operating Plan (COP) technical and budget documents
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related degree, and at least 7 years of senior-level management experience in managing large and complex projects or a Bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences, or related degree, and at least 10 years of senior-level management experience in managing large, complex Community- based HIV/AIDS care and support projects
  • At least 7 years of supervision experience; At least 5 years of experience living or working in a developing country
  • Experience in implementing Development, Health, HIV-related programs, including at least 3 years of experience working with HIV programs
  • Demonstrated skills and experience managing similar programs. Working with public health programs in developing and transitioning countries
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines
  • Excellent representational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in gender and/or integrating and mainstreaming gender issues into interventions for optimal results
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven coaching, facilitation, and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. Government approaches and regulations
  • An excellent team player with good skills in team work and consultative approach to decision making
  • Understanding of U.S. government development assistance mission, values, and principles
  • Minimum of three years of Chief of Party (COP), or equivalent, experience in Community-based HIV/AIDS Care and Support Programs, preferably in Africa
  • Ability to navigate politically sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse set of key stakeholders
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience on large, complex, and multifaceted donor-funded projects
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR programming and reporting preferred
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 16.10.2018
  • Expires 19.10.2018
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