Deputy Chief of Party for FHI 360 RING II

State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 19/08/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 6 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Deputy Chief of Party

The Deputy Chief of Party at FHI 360 will supports the Chief of Party (COP) in implementing the overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.

Deputy Chief of Party  Responsibilities:

Support the development of annual work plans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.

Supports the project’s COP in the technical and management responsibility for project personnel.

Provide technical leadership related to local governance and civic engagement elements.

Work closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between nutrition and resilience strategies

and needs of regional and district stakeholders

Serve as one of the project leaders in representation to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service,

other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.

Support the drafting and editing of reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets,

booklets, health worker job aids, etc.) and other documents as required. Demonstrated ability to convert technically

complex concepts into plain language desired.

Leads the response to the specified deliverables, goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a


timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual requirements.

Completes detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and delivers quarterly reports and all other reporting requirements.

Liaises and manages partner organizations involved in-country program activities and builds the capacity of local

organizations and government counterparts through the development and implementation of capacity assessments,

training courses, and other capacity strengthening activities.

Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical

direction as well as completion of required reports.

Manage the development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance

in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensure the appropriate program

monitoring and reporting.

Deputy Chief of Party  Qualifications:

Minimum of a master’s degree in public health, agriculture, international development, or a related field.

8 years of project management experience preferably in the implementation and management of large nutrition and

resilience projects, with demonstrated experience and knowledge of multi-sectoral nutrition programming.

Extensive knowledge of the relevant health and socioeconomic issues in Ghana.

Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and


Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation,

grants management, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.

The Deputy Chief of Party should have written and oral communication skills.

Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

This Deputy Chief of Party 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.

About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing

integrated, locally-driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment,

Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50

U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of

Party/Governance (hereafter referred to as DCOP/Governance), for an upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana II

(RING) project in Ghana. This position will be based in Tamale, Ghana.

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

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