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Deputy director, maternal child survival program, GHD, GHSCO

Location: ** Arlington, VA
Department: Global Health Division
Job Level: Senior
Employment Type: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Description

Chemonics seeks a Deputy Director for the anticipated follow-on to the USAID Maternal Child Survival Program (MCSP) based in Arlington, VA. MCSP is the USAID Bureau for Global Health flagship maternal and child health program and is a multi-partner, global USAID cooperative agreement aimed at introducing and supporting high-impact health interventions in 25 priority countries with the goal of ending preventable maternal and child deaths within a generation. MCSP focuses on increasing coverage and utilization of high-quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions at the household, community, and health facility levels. The Deputy Project Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the project, including financial accountability, staffing, work planning, and reporting. S/he should also be able to act for and represent the Project Director, as necessary. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
  • Responsible for supporting the project director in the day-to-day management of the project, including financial accountability, staffing, work planning, and reporting
  • Support the project director to provide management oversight and technical direction for health activities
  • Represent the project director, as necessary, to USAID, implementing partners, host country governments, project stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Supervise senior management team, technical and administrative staff, and sub-awardees
  • Identify issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner and appropriate program adjustments
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Qualifications:
 
  • An advanced degree in health sciences or a closely related field
  • At least ten years of professional experience managing large, complex health projects in developing countries; with at least six years of experience working on reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health programs
  • Experience leading large teams and managing programs that achieve results
  • Track record of progressive responsibility at the senior management level
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills is required; ability to interact professionally in a foreign language (especially French, Spanish, or Portuguese) is preferred
Application Instructions:
 
Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3012 by March 30, 2019. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.




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Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.