• Chief of Party

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    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

     

    CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, health systems strengthening through program and project design, monitoring evaluation and learning, technical assistance, data validation and verification.

     

    CAMRIS seeks a Chief of Party for the upcoming USAID’s Data Verification Project in Haiti. The goal of this program is to verify the performance of the health service delivery data. 

     

    This position is contingent upon contract award.*

    Responsibilities

    The Chief of Party will lead and manage the project. He or she will also be accountable for project deliverables and results, with full responsiblity for developing, executing, and monitoring the project. Specific duties include the following:

     

    Project Results:

    • Oversee implementation of program activities and provides high quality technical and strategic leadership,
      managerial oversight, and administration of the project.
    • Serve as the primary project liaison from CAMRIS International to the donor and is accountable for the achievement of
      results, ensuring quality of services is maintained at the highest standard, and that all project objectives and
      deliverables are met.
    • Safeguard CAMRIS’s reputation by ensuring that financial, contractual, technical, and political integrity is
      maintained and strengthened.

    Technical Strategy and Vision:

    • Develop (update and adapt as needed) and execute project results framework, performance monitoring
      plan, technical strategy, M&E plan and annual work plans as per contract/agreement requirements, CAMRIS
      technical frameworks and standards, and RMS guidelines.
    • Ensure appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables for
      maximum project impact and business development using a variety of communication strategies and media.

    Project and People Management:

    • Ensure effective contract/agreement implementation in strict compliance with contract/agreement clauses,
      CAMRIS and donor policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Ensure project staffing, structure and reporting relationships are aligned with project needs, local context
      and available resources.
    • Manage and mentor the project team as per CAMRIS policies and guidelines and implement an effective
      performance-management program including regular check-ins, annual appraisals, supportive supervision,
      rewards, training, coaching and career development support.

    Client and other Stakeholder Relationships:

    • Build and maintain strong working relations with key internal and external stakeholders, beneficiaries,
      prime and subcontractors, suppliers and partners. Provide effective and timely responses to inquiries and
      concerns.
    • Identify and keep track of new business opportunities, communicating them to the relevant internal CAMRIS
      stakeholders.

    Coordination and Synergy:

    • Collaborate with the Country Representative and participate as required in activities organized in the
      context of CAMRIS Representation in country.
    • Ensure harmonious collaboration with and cost-effective use of the Country Operations Management Unit.

    Liaise/collaborate with MOH as appropriate.

    Qualifications

    • MPH, MBA or master’s level degree in related field.
    • 8+yrs, of progressively responsible, related experience is required.
    • Demonstrated subject-matter expertise in technical content relevant to the project.
    • Demonstrated leadership and management abilities.
    • Prior experience and success directing international donor-funded projects of $5-10 million dollars.
    • Demonstrated strategic planning and visioning skills.
    • Familiarity with USAID regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted
      projects.
    • Proven record of aligning diverse, multi-level teams with project mission and vision. Track record of strong
      commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing
      credit.
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly
      interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector
      groups, USAID, CAs, and donor organizations.
    • Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, written and oral
      communication, and negotiation skills.
    • Fluency in English and French required.
    • Qualified local candidates are encouraged to apply

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