Chief of Party

FHI 360, Zimbabwe

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd December, 2016

Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party (Zimbabwe HIV Care and Treatment Program)


The Chief of Party will provide overall direction, thought leadership and management to the Project. S/he will lead the implementation of a complex program to increase the availability, and to improve the quality, of care and support services for persons living with HIV and AIDS primarily through non-governmental organization channels. S/he will have the leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, professional reputation, management experience, interpersonal skills and professional relationships to fulfill the diverse managerial and technical requirements as described in the program description.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall vision and leadership for the successful implementation of the project;
  • Responsible for managing the implementation and monitoring of Zimbabwe HCT Mechanism activities and ensuring achievement of project deliverables;
  • Manage development of, and monitors, work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; oversees and coordinates sub-contractor deliverables in program implementation; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting;
  • Act as liaison between the USAID Zimbabwe HCT Mechanism and USAID/Zimbabwe, Government of Zimbabwe stakeholders, donors, and all other relevant stakeholders and client country partners;
  • Manage project staffing levels and supervise project staff;
  • Other tasks as may be assigned.


  • BS/BA in public health or related field, and 11-13 years’ relevant experience in international development programs with 5-7 years’ supervisory experience.
  • MPH/MS/MA in public health or related field, and 9 - 11 years’ relevant experience in international development programs, with 5-7 years’ supervisory experience.
  • PhD, MD or equivalent degree with 7-9 years’ relevant experience in HIV/AIDS or family planning with international development programs and 5-7 years of supervisory experience.
  • Multi-sectorial experience in the areas of healthcare, economic development, public health, and education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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