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Deputy Chief of Party
Submitted by OHRConsultants on July 10, 2012 - 4:24pm.
Abt Associates are being supported by Oxford HR in the global search for a Deputy Chief of Party.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates was ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms in 2011 and also named one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S and program offices in nearly 40 countries.
We are looking for a Deputy Chief of Party for the Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2 (PATHS2), a DFID funded program in Nigeria, which aims to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor health services for common health problems, focusing on six states and the federal government. Under the direct supervision of the National Program Manager, the Deputy Chief of Party will be based in Abuja and will be responsible for overseeing the Strategic management of the project, ensuring appropriate allocation of resources to implement and monitor the timely achievement of planned interventions and successful accomplishment of the project’s overall goal and objectives.
The ideal candidate will have an MA/MBA with 15+ experience or a PhD with 10-15 years of experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience, a considerable portion of which must be in West Africa. S/he will have extensive experience in health system strengthening, including design implementation and evaluation, as well as experience in large international health programs. The candidate must demonstrate leadership in management skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. S/he will be fluent in English. Experience at DFID-funded programs is highly desirable.
For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit: http://www.oxfordhr.co.uk/index.php?pg=43&job=191