Chief of Party
Population Services International - Washington, DC

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PSI is continuously seeking applicants for Chief of Party positions on USAID-funded health sector programs. Chief of Party positions are responsible for leadership and management of large centrally funded programs. Duties and responsibilities include providing strategic vision to the program, reporting to USAID on project deliverables, managing highly qualified technical and operational program staff, ensuring achievement of program deliverables, assuring technical quality of interventions, and overseeing partnerships with other organizations and government entities. Chief of Party positions are typically based in PSI's headquarter office in Washington, DC to ensure strong relationships with USAID.

An advanced degree in a related area such as a Masters of Public Health, Masters of Business Administration, PhD, or clinical degree

At least ten years experience managing large, donor-funded, public health programs

Demonstrated senior level experience in coordination and collaboration with a broad set of stakeholders, including multi-lateral and international donors and local and international NGOs

Extensive background and experience in at least one of the following health areas: HIV, malaria, family planning / reproductive health, tuberculosis, maternal and child health

Prior experience in senior level management of programs in developing country contexts

Demonstrated experience working effectively with district, provincial and central level government authorities in developing country contexts

Experience managing large USAID-funded programs; both in the field and through centrally funded mechanisms

Excellent written and oral communications in English

Familiarity with USAID policies and procedures regarding procurement. Experience working at USAID is preferred but not required

Fluency in English is required. Foreign language skills in French, Spanish or Portuguese are strongly preferred

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent management skills

  • Positions contingent upon grant approval.

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