International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps seeks a chief of party for two combined five-year, $26-million, USAID-funded sexual gender based violence (SGBV) and behavior change communication (BCC) projects in Africa. The projects aim to improve community-wide awareness of, prevention and responses to gender-based violence through integrated case management services and, though a robust behavior change communication campaign, to highlight the risks and consequences of violence.
The Chief of Party will ensure that activity objectives are effectively met. The Chief of Party will apply their expertise and experience in overall agreement management, operations and coordination; relations with USAID; design, organization and implementation of exercises; any related training; design and development of planning tools and instruments; and the organization and coordination of appropriate technical assistance.
• Set monthly, quarterly, annual and project duration strategy
• Ensure that the strategic directions, project benchmarks, accountability and internal control standards are established and exercised
• Ensures that the results oriented directions, targets, deliverables and standards of care are communicated and agreed with the senior leadership, the project team and in consultation with the United States Agency of International Development (USAID), other partners and stakeholders
• Ensure that project elements are conceptualized and the team members and consultants understand their roles and responsibilities and are properly trained to implement the project tasks in compliance with all the project requirements of USAID and International Medical Corps
• Ensure that technical deliverables and monitoring and evaluations plan are designed, agreed, and match the project requirements and ensure that all the project information and benchmarks are achieved in a most transparent way and properly reported
• Ensure that the project team and consultants are properly trained, roles and responsibilities are properly assigned and the team is able to implement the project agreed deliverables
• Provide sound day to day leadership in recruitment, training, programmatic and fiscal operations, performance evaluation of the project and staff
• Conduct monthly deliverables and project practices review
• Ensure that contract, finance and grants administration functions are in full compliance with provisions of the agreement with the USAID
• Ensure that the project financial projections, expenditures and internal audit functions are in full compliance with the contract provision of the USAID and International Medical Corps;
• Ensure that fiscal and program documentation processes flow
• Ensure full coordination and collaboration is established with the USAID will establish a Program Coordination Group (PCG), the Host Government Ministry of Health, World Health Organization, etc. Lessons learned and approaches are communicated, captured and reported
• Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive
• Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors
• Minimum of a Master’s level degree in public health, international health development, health project/program management, or an equivalent field
• Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience working in development activities in developing countries (experience in Africa is preferred)
• Experience with international emergency disaster relief, and management of training events desirable
• At least three (3) years experience as CoP or Director for a health development project with similar scale and complexity
• Demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior government personnel, NGO partners, host country governments, multinational corporations, donors, international and U.S. government organizations
• Fluency in French and English required
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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