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Chief of Party, Namibia (Local Hire), Global Health

49 Burg Street, Trinity Stone Building
Windhoek, 32, 9000

Join a highly professional, innovative, international team that is committed to making a difference in the health status of the people of Namibia. Project HOPE Namibia (PHN) is a registered Welfare organization with the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) and have been implementing programs in Namibia since 2002.

PHN intends to fill the following vacancy on the condition that funds are available.

The CHIEF OF PARTY will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders.


Minimum Qualifications:

· Medical Doctor with Master’s Degree (or higher) in Public Health or Social Sciences is preferred;
· At least 10 years’ experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size;
· Solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, TB and other infectious diseases, maternal and child health, Health Systems Strengthening, Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance;
· Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description;
· Experience in managing Adolescent focused health programs;
· Experience of working in a developing country setting, preferably Southern Africa;
· Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language;
· Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience; and
· Experience with USG rules and regulations.
· Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.