Chief of Party


Job Description

CARE seeks a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Improved Health Service Delivery (IHSD) activity in Haiti. The anticipated program’s objective is to contribute to USAID/Haiti’s goal to support a stable Haiti by investing in Health Services, supporting the Ministry of Health in the delivery of quality health services, and strengthening the health system.

This position is subject to project award and funding and anticipated to be based in Port-au -Prince. International relocation and allowances are available. The solicitation is expected to be released in November 2021 and awarded in August 2022 The Chief of Party is accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results. The successful candidate should possess significant experience managing program, financial, and operations of USAID- or other international donor-funded projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Oversee the completion of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables, in accordance with the project work plan.

· Build and maintain productive working relationships with USAID, project partners, and key stakeholders. Serve as the primary liaison among all project stakeholders.

· Manage the project’s operational, financial, and administrative priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes. Create or adapt Management Systems in line with CARE’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs.

· Build partnerships among international -, national- and community-level stakeholders · Design and oversee an annual project cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycles · With staff and partners, translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans. Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports, M&E reports, and other deliverables, as specified in the agreement. Report against the project’s targets.

· Represent the project at high-level meetings, conferences, and other fora.

· Guide team members to fulfill the project’s strategic goals and objectives.

· Supervise and mentor senior staff, delegating responsibilities as appropriate. Clearly communicate expectations for staff performance.

Required Skills:

· Master’s degree in public health, health Systems Management, Health Policy, or a relevant field.

· Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international development project management (USAID Program Management required · Experience with one or more of the following specializations: maternal/Child Health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and health systems strengthening.

· Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized international donor-supported programs, with skills in strategic planning and thinking, management, supervision and budgeting, and experience managing complex activities involving Coordination with multiple program partner institutions.

· Demonstrated skills building and maintaining relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

· Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills.

· Experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff and teams.

· Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing credit.

· Demonstrated commitment to principles of Gender Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as evidenced in previous management positions and programming. Demonstrated commitment to PSEAH (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Harassment).

· Experience managing required programmatic and Financial Reporting requirements. Experience with M&E is a plus.

· Previous experience in Haiti or the region is a strong advantage.

· Fluency in English and French is required. Fluency or proficiency in Creole is an advantage.

· Ability to travel within Haiti as required and as security conditions apply.

Haitian citizens/nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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