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Chief of Social gathering (COP) – Zambia

Undertaking HOPE seeks a Chief of Social gathering (COP) to offer imaginative and prescient, management, and path to make sure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and monetary integrity of an upcoming USAID Main Organizational Capability and Localization Improvement Exercise (LOCAL) venture in Zambia. This venture goals to assist the organizational capability of present USAID/Zambia native implementing companions to handle, implement, and monitor packages that successfully and effectively ship sustainable high quality improvement outcomes and impactfully affect native improvement agendas.

The COP will act as the first level of contact with USAID Zambia with regard to day-to-day implementation and administration issues regarding the contract. The COP will likely be liable for the general program management, administration, and technical path of workers and consultants, venture actions akin to implementation, monitoring, reporting and analysis, and companion coordination. He/she is meant to function key liaison with USAID, authorities counterparts, and native companions. The COP will handle and supervise the work of program personnel and subcontractors/subgrantees and be sure that all program help is technically sound and applicable. He/she additionally overlooks program work planning, efficiency administration, and strategic communication.

This place will likely be based mostly in Zambia. It is a Cooperating Nation Nationwide (CCN) place and people who’re residents or everlasting residents of Zambia are inspired to use.
This place is contingent upon award.

Code of Conduct

It’s our shared accountability and obligation to deal with one another with respect, take affirmative steps to stop issues involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Individuals, and to reveal all potential and precise violations of our Code of Conduct, which can embody Conflicts of Curiosity , Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Collectively we are able to reinforce a tradition of respect, integrity, accountability and transparency.


  • Present management and strategic path to make sure the programmatic and monetary integrity of the built-in well being venture and to attain fast and sustained venture objectives, aims, and targets
  • Handle the venture’s operational, monetary, and administrative priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes; design and oversee an annual venture cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycles
  • Function technical lead in designing, implementing, and overseeing the points of the exercise
  • Guarantee compliance with USAID operational insurance policies and laws and compliance with the venture outcomes and oversight of venture actions to attain the acknowledged aims
  • Guarantee the event of robust M&E mechanisms, program monitoring instruments and environment friendly techniques to make sure top quality implementation
  • Develop and keep robust working relationships and alliances with USAID, the Zambian Ministry of Well being, different implementing companions, non-public sector companions and different key stakeholders in Zambia to maximise sources and keep away from duplication of effort
  • Signify Undertaking HOPE’s pursuits and current progress, achievements and classes discovered to key Zambian stakeholders together with USAID and implementing companions in public {and professional} circles by conferences, conferences, and shows
  • Present technical management within the design, evaluation, and synthesis of interventions
  • Develop strategic plans, annual and quarterly work plans, and general administration of this system in step with USAID tips to attain venture aims
  • Guarantee the standard and sustainability of interventions inside Authorities well being services significantly within the areas of well being techniques strengthening and capability constructing of workers and nationwide companions
  • Take part in related technical advisory teams with counterparts and companion establishments
  • Lead the annual work planning course of in shut collaboration with USAID, Zambia Ministry of Well being, venture staff, and venture companions
  • Oversee preparation of periodic venture studies to donor
  • Mentor, assist, supervise, and handle a staff of extremely certified workers and align their efforts to make sure fast and sustainable outcomes
  • Present steering, in collaboration with key workers, to subcontractors and subgrantees and coordinate actions with different companies
  • Handle a number of venture companions
  • Write and/or evaluate technical parts of supplies and publications associated to built-in well being and its improvement
  • Guarantee sources for venture implementation can be found
  • Work with finance and venture workers to develop and observe venture budgets and guarantee venture is carried out in funds
  • Work with Monitoring and Analysis (M&E) workers to develop M&E frameworks and successfully observe knowledge and outcomes and set up a tradition of information for resolution making
  • Work carefully with Undertaking HOPE dwelling workplace workers to make sure efficient, well timed and coordinated venture implementation
  • Different duties as assigned

Required {Qualifications}

  • Grasp’s diploma or equal in Public Well being, Worldwide Improvement or related subject is most popular. Relevant expertise within the subject of public well being and associated work can even substitute for a Grasp’s diploma
  • At the very least 13 years of demonstrated expertise managing operational, venture administration and administrative duties for the US Authorities–funded tasks or different internationally funded packages
  • Earlier Chief of Social gathering, Deputy Chief of Social gathering, or senior administration expertise in public well being, well being system strengthening, and/or associated subject
  • Confirmed expertise in managing advanced public well being techniques strengthening involving coordination with a number of program companion establishments
  • Management abilities in designing, managing, and implementing, monitoring and analysis of donor-supported packages as nicely means to handle programmatic and monetary reporting necessities, together with sub-grants administration
  • Expertise and technical experience engaged on capability constructing and native governance, significantly in a world improvement context
  • Demonstrated expertise managing consortiums and constructing capability of native organizations
  • Demonstrated expertise and information in establishing techniques and overseeing venture start-up
  • Earlier expertise working in Zambia (or related), with intimate understanding of native well being system and well being techniques strengthening, household planning /reproductive well being, and maternal, neonatal, and baby well being care gaps and alternatives, and strong relationships at authorities companies
  • Understanding of the Zambian (or related) social and political context, and developments within the well being sector
  • Expertise hiring and supervising personnel and making certain they purchase the required coaching and abilities to fulfill evolving program wants
  • Glorious diplomacy abilities and a confirmed means to determine and maintain interpersonal {and professional} relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from different key stakeholders akin to NGOs, PVOs, the non-public sector and different donors
  • In-depth information of USAID tasks, laws, compliance, and reporting
  • Demonstrated excellent management, strategic pondering, organizational, team-building, and representational abilities
  • Capacity to work in a fancy setting with a number of duties, brief deadlines, and intense strain to carry out
  • Fluency of English in studying/writing/talking is required and extra fluency in native language is most popular
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Workplace purposes and knowledge assortment software program
  • Glorious oral and written communications abilities
  • Capacity to journey nationally and internationally as required

work setting:

  • Typical workplace setting with publicity to a minimal noise stage
  • Emergency deployments could also be in resource-deprived environments with austere dwelling circumstances
  • Journey for prolonged durations could also be by air and/or different modes of transportation
  • Whereas worldwide journey shouldn’t be a daily a part of each job, programmatic wants could require it intermittently
  • Undertaking HOPE workers could also be required to journey or work in nations the place working circumstances are categorised as “hardship”

Because of the giant variety of inquiries, we obtain, solely candidates who’ve met the required expertise & {qualifications} for this place will likely be thought of. No telephone calls please.

Nevertheless, since we’re lively around the globe within the subject of public well being, we could want to retain your CV in our database for different/future alternatives, until you direct us in any other case.

Thanks very a lot to your curiosity in Undertaking HOPE.

Learn how to apply

candidates should submit a canopy letter and CV.

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