Chief of Party


Path is recruiting a Chief of Party, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

  • Provide strategic leadership, vision and managerial oversight to all aspects of the program; coordinate effective implementation of program activities, including development of work plans and facilitate their timely implementation; develop annual program implementation budgets and monitor budget expenditures
  • Manage and supervise local staff including technical experts and program partners
  • Model and promote best practices among all staff and in particular with the Deputy Chief of Party
  • Recruit and supervise staff to meet evolving program demands; provide technical assistance, mentoring and skills building to local staff and key local counterparts
  • Make programmatic decisions and trouble‐shoot implementation challenges; oversee program data quality compliance, including developing data tracking systems and monitoring records to ensure the program meets USAID audit standards; approve local financial transactions and manage and authorize expenditures from local bank accounts; supervise and approve all aspects of project procurement and logistics, including office infrastructure and vehicles; sub grant development, including compliance with programmatic objectives and PATH/USAID financial and administrative regulations
  • Submit timely program reports to USAID and PATH Headquarters on a quarterly, semi‐annual and annual basis; disseminate program success stories and share information
  • Serve as a spokesperson and advocate, represent PATH projects to USAID, donors, cooperating agencies, and others
  • Develop new business opportunities for PATH, as appropriate
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the PATH policies and applicable laws
  • Other responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Ability to provide strategic vision for PATH malaria health programs
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and result‐oriented skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines
  • High standards of integrity
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences or equivalent field
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility working in public health in the fields of and/or health promotion
  • Experience managing malaria health projects, as well as experience interacting with donor agencies including central and local government, development partners, civil society and community‐based organizations
  • Relevant field experience in similar settings with significant management responsibility, including relevant supervisory experience of professional staff
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 30.08.2016
  • Expires 10.09.2016
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