Chemonics International Vacancy for a Chief of Party

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in
Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year
health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief of Party
Job Description

  • This program will focus on improving the quality and
    effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to
    meet state and local government areas’ goals and objectives.
  • It will implement governance, access, and demand activities for
    HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services. Specific objectives include targeted
    and efficient HIV case identification and linkage to care and
    treatment; enrollment of patients in HIV/AIDS therapy, with adequate
    adherence and minimal loss to follow-up; successful suppression of HIV
    viral loads; specialized services that attract key populations; and
    increased capacity of the government of Nigeria to expand, oversee, and
    finance HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
  • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall program leadership, management, and technical direction
  • Ensure that all program assistance is technically sound and appropriate
  • Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
  • Oversee program work planning, performance management, and strategic communications
  • Serve as a key liaison with USAID, the government of Nigeria,
    program stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Manage and supervise the work of program personnel and subcontractors


  • Master’s degree in Public Health or Medicine
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant development experience designing,
    implementing, and managing USAID or other donor-funded health programs
    of similar size, scope, and complexity
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management, and knowledge sharing
  • Experience working closely with multidisciplinary teams in developing countries
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to articulate a strategic vision
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Experience as chief of party on a donor-funded project in Nigeria or West Africa preferred
  • Proven success in managing HIV/AIDS programs; strong technical
    knowledge of HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child health,
    health systems strengthening, and quality improvement/assurance
  • Ability to work collaboratively with local government
    stakeholders, international donors, and local partners at the national
    and sub-national levels; record of building capacity of local partners
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

In addition, please download and complete “Chemonics’ equal employment
opportunity self-identification form” and submit it separately to:
with only “Nigeria SHARP COP” recruit in the subject line. If you
prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do
not wish to complete the information requested.”

Click here to download Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form

: Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the
positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be

Application Deadline  14th September, 2016.

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