Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party : government support for the five-year, $210 million to $250 million USAID Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes (ECHO) project in Mozambique.
ECHO aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity, and transmission while strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to deliver high-quality HIV / AIDS services across the continuum of care.
The goal of ECHO is to support the government of Mozambique’s achievement of HIV / AIDS epidemic control and establish a sustainable, government-led HIV response by 2023 in provinces where USAID is the primary clinical support partner.
This position is based in Maputo, Mozambique. Reporting to the chief of party, the deputy chief of party : government support will be responsible for routine, day-to-day communications with USAID, the Ministry of Health, other donors, and key stakeholders.
The role will represent the chief of party in Maputo and supervise Maputo-based staff, attend all meetings, and may be called on when it is impractical for the chief of party to respond to urgent matters stemming from Maputo.
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include :
Represent the project to and maintain positive relationships with USAID / Mozambique, the government of Mozambique, the Ministry of Health, other donors, and other local partners
Participate and engage in national-level HIV technical working groups
Identify challenges affecting project implementation, develop solutions, and work with the chief of party and USAID as needed to implement these solutions
Promote the sustainability of project activities through networking, coordination, and linkages with other programs, partners, and counterparts;
capacity building of project staff; and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations
Identify the technical assistance needs of project staff, partners, government counterparts, and beneficiaries, and coordinate the provision of training resources
Master’s degree or higher in public health, nursing, or related field; a degree in medicine or a doctoral degree in a related field preferred
Minimum of 10 years working in the health sector and a record of coordinating programs of a similar scope and budget
Minimum of six years of experience working with a PEPFAR-funded program
Minimum of six years of experience in HIV-related clinical service delivery
Demonstrated ability to perform at a senior advisor level
Demonstrated ability in monitoring and evaluating programs
Demonstrated experience building capacity and systems strengthening
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English required