Chief of Party


Job Description

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded Furthering Health System Reforms in Ukraine (FHSR) activity. The primary purpose of this project is to support the ongoing efforts of the government of Ukraine and its civil society partners to achieve a transparent, accountable, and effective health care system that is capable of meeting the health needs of the Ukrainian people. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
  • Provide leadership, management, and technical direction to personnel, consultants, subcontractors, and project activities, facilitating implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and partner coordination

  • Oversee activity strategic planning, performance management, and communications, including timely preparation of the annual implementation plan

  • Develop and maintain productive partnerships with USAID, key stakeholders, civil society, the private sector, the general public, and other donors

  • Oversee implementation of activities and ensure all project technical assistance is high-quality, technically sound, and appropriate

  • Keep well-informed of ongoing health reform efforts, worldwide best practices, and innovations

  • Supervise senior management team, staff, consultants, and partner organizations to achieve expected results

  • Ensure compliance with USAID, U.S. government, and Ukrainian government laws, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Advanced degree in public health, health policy, health economics, or related discipline preferred

  • Minimum eight years of demonstrated experience implementing activities addressing health-system reform issues, with a minimum of four years of experience managing and providing technical assistance in a key area of health reform

  • Record of progressively responsible managerial experience for a complex portfolio that includes activities related to health reform

  • Prior experience in working with international donors in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union

  • Demonstrated record of building and managing a strong team

  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with officials at all relevant levels of host-country governments as well as other key stakeholders

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, including oral presentation skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

  • Fluency in Ukrainian and/or Russian preferred

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