Jan 2017 Employment Opportunity Chief of Party in Kenya


Career Employment: Chief of Party in Kenya


Career Opportunity: Chief of Party in Kenya


Organization: Initiatives Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Jan 2017


Initiatives Inc. seeks a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded health project. This five-year project aims at strengthening services and systems for HIV and AIDS with a focus on strengthening county, facility and community capacity to effectively manage HIV/AIDS service delivery. Location: Western Province Kenya.

Key Responsibilities

  • Set the project strategic vision, guide planning, and manage implementation of project activities related to HIV service planning, management and coordination.
  • Oversee contract management and ensure compliance with USAID policies and regulations.
  • Supervise both technical and administrative project components, including project compliance and financial management.
  • Manage relationships with the Ministry of Health, other government health departments and agencies, USAID and implementing partners.
  • Manage and supervise project staff.
  • Oversee effective project data management, monitoring and reporting.

Required Qualifications

  • Master degree or higher in public health, business administration, health services administration, health systems strengthening or another relevant field.
  • Bachelor Degree in medicine, nursing or other relevant field with experience in HIV service management.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience in a supervisory role with at least 10 years of senior management experience
  • At least 3 years of experience managing USAID- and/or PEPFAR-funded programs and at least five years of experience managing development programs outside of Kenya.
  • Demonstrated experience personnel management of diverse teams of staff representing multiple partners and addressing various project elements.
  • Previous experience supporting government health systems managers in strengthening HIV service management.
  • Outstanding leadership and management capabilities with demonstrated achievements in interpersonal relationship management, written and oral presentation skills and partner coordination.

How to apply:

All applicants should email a CV, cover letter, and contacts for three references to initiativesinc.kenya@gmail.com with “Chief of Party” as the subject line.

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