Jhpiego seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to provide project and technical guidance for an upcoming USAID-funded maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) project in Mozambique. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The DCOP will work closely with, and provides complementary experience and skills to, the Chief of Party who is responsible for the overall strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial management of the project. The DCOP will work with project and technical implementation teams to ensure that resources are applied appropriately (e.g. human, financial and material) and the the project is progressing towards expected results. S/he will also work with M&E staff to ensure project deliverables are monitored and course corrections are identified and implemented as appropriate. Other responsibilities will include supervising project management or operational staff, overseeing annual work planning, leading the design, implementation and reporting of project activities, and the management of projects as required. In the absence of the Chief of Party, the DCOP may be required to undertake the responsibilities of that position on a temporary basis.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Mozambican nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.