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Chief of Party, USAID TB Activity, Philippines

FHI 360

FHI 360

Administration, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Chief of Party

USAID Philippines Tuberculosis (TB) Activity


FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources and relationships so people everywhere have access to the opportunities they need to lead full and healthy lives. With collaborations in over 60 countries, we work directly with local leaders to advance social and economic equity, improve health and well-being, respond to humanitarian crises and strengthen community resilience. We share data-driven insights and scalable tools that expand access and equity so communities can effectively address complex challenges, respond to shocks and achieve thriving futures.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming opportunity in the Philippines. This position is contingent upon award and will be based in Manila, Philippines.

Project Description:

The anticipated TB-centered Health Systems Strengthening Project will support the Philippine’s Department of Health (DoH) to realize a high-performing and resilient health system that improves and sustains progress additional to mitigating the deleterious health and economic effects of infectious disease outbreaks.

Position Description:

The Chief of Party (COP) will provide strategic, managerial, technical leadership and management oversight to the project. S/he will oversee all aspects of project planning and implementation, including program quality, personnel, budgeting and financial management. S/he will ensure close coordination with USAID and other stakeholders, ensuring that all project interventions are of high quality and lead to measurable impact. S/he will be responsible for timely and adequate implementation of project activities, deliverables, execution, monitoring and reporting of the project.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree or its international equivalent in public health, or a related field (PhD or medical degree preferred).
  • At least 12 years of professional experience in public health, particularly leading and designing health programs (Tuberculosis) in country or in the region; experience in working with key stakeholders in Bangladesh strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills to effectively and efficiently implement complex international health projects.
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in project management and leadership, including experience in managing USAID projects and staff.
  • Proven experience working with government officials, particularly the Ministry of Health is highly desirable, to support strategy development, implementation plans and decision making.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.
  • Proven experience with USAID regulations in financial and accounting management per USAID guidelines, ensure that the project maintains the highest administrative, financial, and operational standards for compliance and audits.
  • Fluency in local language and knowledge of culture context preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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