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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health.
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    Deputy Chief of Party

    The DCOP will provide technical and administrative oversight to all aspects of project implementation. He/she will interact frequently with USAID/Ghana, government counterparts, implementing partners and other key stakeholders. The DCOP will ensure program quality across all aspects of the project.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the work of a team of project technical specialists based in offices across northern Ghana.
    • Develop and manage program team priorities, work plans, and budgets, ensuring activities are delivered on-time, within budget and in accordance with USAID and FHI 360 policies and procedures
    • Develop and oversee short-term technical assistance (STTA) plans and communicate needs to home office. Monitor STTA and consultant work in the field.
    • Support development of annual work plans and the submission of high quality monthly and quarterly progress reports to USAID.
    • Support the COP in representing the project to USAID and key government stakeholders, ensuring timely response to their informational, data and monitoring inquiries and requests.
    • Foster a collaborative working relationship across all aspects of the project.
    • Provide guidance, training and mentorship to program staff and support their professional development.
    • In absence of the COP, the DCOP serves as acting COP of the project.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred in development, public health or related field.
    • At least eight (8) years of relevant work experience with increasing responsibility, at least four (4) years of which is in the areas multi-sectoral rural development.
    • Technical familiarity and experience with multisector programming. In-depth experience in at least one of the major areas of project focus, including nutrition, food systems, WASH, health, governance, and civil society engagement.
    • Experience working in complex environments and managing diverse teams to deliver impact.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to FHI 360 on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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