Deputy Chief of Party - Programs, Haiti Integrated Health Service Delivery

DAI

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Full-time

Feb 10

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About the job

DAI seeks a Deputy Chief of Party – Head of Programs for a four-to-five-year USAID funded Integrated Health Service Delivery program. This project will deliver health services such as Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Services; HIV/AIDS; Family Planning and Reproductive Health from the Ministry of Health’s Essential Package of Health Services through facilities and attending communities. 

Responsibilities: 

The DCOP – Head of Programs will be responsible for supporting the Chief of Party (COP) in design and implementation of program components and project activities.  S/he will oversee the local technical team and short-term experts in achieving project results.  Other responsibilities include: 

  • Evaluating the performance of the program activities and prepare regular progress reports detailing program results against strategic objective and intermediate result indicators  
  • Recommending to the Chief of Party additional methods of identifying and assessing program impact 
  • Participating in diagnostic and training needs assessment  
  • Assisting the COP to find and implement solutions to keep program activities on track and providing overall guidance and direction focusing on achieving agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives;  
  • Assisting the COP in preparing weekly, quarterly and other reports for USAID or home office;  
  • Editing documents prepared by local staff to ensure that they are native-English quality and appropriate USAID/DAI format;  
  • Ensuring that program activities and successes are appropriately recorded and shared within DAI;  
  • Assisting the COP to investigate and identify new ways of achieving program efficiencies; 
  • Assisting the COP in coordinating with the USAID Agreement Officer Representative (AOR) and other USAID field staff in implementing the terms of reference of the contract

Qualifications  

  • Prior Deputy Chief of Party (Team Leader or Project Director) experience leading and managing complex projects 
  • At least ten to fifteen years’ experience related to implementation of projects in lower – middle – income economies 
  • An advanced degree in Public Health or related field, MD preferred 
  • Sound understanding of health service delivery, MNCH, HIV, TB, and community health 
  • Sound understanding of the health system in Haiti 
  • Substantial prior experience working on USAID-funded projects, and knowledge of USAID operations, priorities, and programming 
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector 
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership abilities 
  • Fluent in English, and fluent in either French or Haitian Creole preferred 

 Only short-listed candidates will be notified 

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