Monday, April 11, 2011

Chief of Party-The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is an
internationally-recognized leader in strengthening systems and programs for
the improved delivery of health services.

In Kenya, EPGAF works with international donors, national stakeholders, and
non-governmental organizations to build local capacity to deliver high
quality health services to populations most in need.

EGPAF seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded project
to strengthen Kenyan CSOs working in the health sector.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya, with extensive travel to regional project sites.

Duties of the Position:

The COP will provide management, programmatic, and technical leadership for
project implementation. The COP will be responsible for the overall
strategic and programmatic direction of the project, including financial,
administrative, operational support, and management.

The COP will report to EGPAF's Country Director for Kenya, and will be
responsible for the oversight of project activities driving the delivery of
results for the donor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Guide overall project strategy and implementation for institutional
strengthening of CSOs served by the donor's project.
- Oversee programmatic approaches related to NGO leadership, management
and governance; institutional strengthening and capacity development; and
grants management.
- Manage the project budget in accordance with EGPAF policies and
procedures and donor requirements.
- Effectively supervise the project office and staff.
- Provide oversight for all project operations and reporting, ensuring
compliance with donor regulations as well as national law.
- Ensure the preparation of annual work plans and reports, including
timely submission of project deliverables to the donor.
- Monitor and evaluate project activities and progress, and report on
them to the EGPAF Country Director, EGPAF/Washington, and to the donor.
- Collaborate with other related USG-supported projects working in the
health sector in Kenya, to ensure coordinated approaches and to avoid
- Document and share project best practices in collaboration with the MOH
and local and international partners.

Essential Skills and Experience:

- MPH, MD, MBA, or similar degree/education level.
- Experience managing large donor-funded projects, delivering results
against a complex set of programmatic activities.
- At least five years successful experience managing US government grants
or cooperative agreements.
- Demonstrated experience in managing a team of professional project
- Experience managing activities related to organizational development of
NGOs and CSOs, including leadership, governance, financial management, and
tools for institutional strengthening.
- Fluency in English.

Candidates: Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to by Friday April 15, 2011

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity

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