United States of America: Deputy Chief of Party/Program Manager

Organization: ICAP
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 30 Jun 2018

Position Summary:

Working under the vision, guidance, and direction of the Chief of Party (CoP), the Deputy Chief of Party/Program Manager will support the CoP in managing day to-day work related to the planning and implementation of project activities for ICAP’s proposed USAID project, Going the Last Mile for HIV Control. The Deputy Chief of Party/Program Manager will also assist in supervising and supporting a team of technical and administrative staff.

This position is subject to a successful funding application and final approval by USAID.

Major Accountabilities:

· Support program leadership to ensure the effective implementation and coordination of project activities and monitor progress toward the achievement of project goals and objectives

· Assist in the facilitation of project activities, outputs, and outcomes related to project management and administration, including reporting, financial transactions, execution of project plans, and project performance monitoring and evaluation

· Serve as the primary point of coordination internally within ICAP and between ICAP and collaborating partners to address technical and operational matters

· Triage and coordinate the development of responses to requests from the USAID including periodic work plans, budgets, and progress reports

· Provide support to project staff to ensure that project activities are effectively implemented technically, programmatically, financially and administratively

· Generate, route, review and approve project-related grant actions

· Oversee the development and execution of subagreements with collaborating partners

· Assist in the preparation and presentation of progress, achievements, and lessons learned to key stakeholders including the Ministry of Health and other partners

· Assist in presentation of progress, achievements, and lessons learned to key stakeholders, including USAID, the government, and other implementing partners, and in the preparation for all such presentations

· Perform other duties as assigned

Education:

· Master’s degree in public administration, public health or other relevant degree

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

· At least 10 years demonstrated experience managing HIV/AIDS projects in a developing country setting

· Demonstrated capacity to provide management oversight to large (at least $15 million annually), complex programs

· Ability to organize and work with diverse teams to produce high quality project deliverables on time and according to budget

· Demonstrated experience managing PEFPAR-funded projects

· English fluency required, including speaking, writing, understanding, and reading, and the ability to conduct business

How to apply:

Applicants must send their CV with cover letter to Icap-jobs@cumc.columbia.edu “Deputy Chief of Party/Program Manager” in the subject line.

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