Social & Analytic Solutions Group
International Health and Development
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ICF seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded technical support activities in Kenya. These activities will support ongoing efforts by the national and county governments and development partners to strengthen outcome measurements, learning, and accountability (MLA) systems in order to provide quality data and synthesized information for planning, implementation, policy development, and decision making. These activities will take place in yet to be defined counties with the project office based in one of the focal counties.
The COP will be the primary liaison with the USAID project contracting officer and his or her representatives, responding to client needs within the limits of the agreement. Lead and manage the project team – providing the vision, coordination, resource management, and supervision required to accomplish project objectives and to deliver superior quality products. S/he will ensure quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.
The COP must have at least a master’s degree preferably in Public Health, Business Management, Project Management, and Public Policy and Management and demonstrated experience in the field of health informatics, monitoring and evaluation. The COP is expected to have the strategic vision, leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, professional reputation, extensive project management experience especially in public sector project management, interpersonal skills and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program description. S/he will also have at least 10 – 15 years of experience in developing countries (preferably in Africa), at least 5 of which involve experience interacting with other donor government agencies, host country governments and international donor agencies. S/he must have prior experience managing similar public sector projects preferably in Kenya as manager. This position will be based in Nairobi.
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