Deputy Chief of Party

Concern Worldwide

Place Title: Deputy Chief of Get together (DCOP)

Group: Concern Worldwide

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Period: 5-year program

Programme Price range: $45M

Wage: €45,457-50,509 (Grade 4)

Concerning the Program:

The Strengthening Built-in Well being Providers Exercise (SIHSA) goals to contribute to the Authorities of Sierra Leone’s overarching purpose of bettering the well being of adolescents, pregnant and postpartum ladies, and youngsters underneath 5 years previous. This system seeks to 1) improve the standard of household planning, maternal, new child, little one, and adolescent well being (FP/RMNCAH), malaria providers, 2) promote the adoption of essential well being behaviors and three) strengthen the stewardship and governance of the Ministry of Well being and Sanitation at central and district ranges. SIHSA seeks to advertise the mixing of well being providers, together with malaria providers, to quickly scale-up evidence-based interventions to handle preventable causes of maternal, new child, little one, and adolescent morbidities and mortality. SIHSA seeks to display modern fashions to catalyze community-driven options and present fashions to advertise personal sector engagement.

Position Overview:

The Deputy COP (DCOP) will help the Chief of Get together (COP) in offering general oversight and administration with an built-in method for this system to realize the specified outcomes, whereas making certain high quality, effectivity, accountability, and studying all through the life cycle of the exercise.

The DCOP leads on the technical oversight of SIHSA, together with improvement and implementation of the Exercise’s common work plans and studies, making certain operational effectivity and success. DCOP will tackle the technical program lead position that entails common monitoring and monitoring of all actions of SIHSA, whereas well timed figuring out and speaking all dangers, challenges and learnings discerned all through the implementation interval, and spearheading acceptable variations to the exercise.

The DCOP will work with the COP and liaise with implementing accomplice leads, authorities and Concern program and techniques colleagues. The DCOP will supervise venture employees together with skilled efficiency administration and training.

Recruitment is contingent upon profitable award and USAID approval.

Key Obligations:

  • Help the COP within the design and implementation of the venture based mostly on the strategic path set by the COP.
  • Help the venture’s supply and outcomes and on planning, designing and the implementation of venture actions within the mild of donor strategic priorities and venture design/targets.
  • Oversee all points of venture implementation, together with high quality assurance and proof technology in keeping with USAID necessities.
  • Present line administration to key Venture Administration Crew employees together with cross-team oversight of finance and operations/techniques in accordance with organizational insurance policies and procedures.
  • Present general operational and programmatic help all through the implementation of the venture throughout all pillars (whereas downstream companions will contribute particular areas of experience).
  • Guarantee compliance with organizational and donor guidelines and laws, notably with respect to monetary and contract administration, price range and expenditure monitoring.
  • Help the COP on quarterly and annual work planning, program implementation, M&E and donor reporting.
  • Be sure that environment friendly techniques are in place to help all points of the venture, together with grant administration, M&E techniques, and technical help provision, in compliance with organizational procedures.
  • Guarantee adherence to agreed venture high quality requirements, M&E pointers, frameworks for the venture and supply operational help to embed M&E and accountability all through all points of the venture implementation.
  • Develop and preserve robust working relationships with downstream companions; sustaining common communication, together with negotiating scope of works, addressing revisions in venture work, and addressing points that will come up.
  • Handle relationships with inner and exterior stakeholders, representing Concern in donor conferences and public well being coordination conferences, and supporting the COP in facilitating senior-level dialogue with the related authorities ministries.
  • Contribute to public well being data administration, particularly coordinating inner and exterior communications and making certain documentation of learnings.
  • Help the design and dissemination of modern options for public well being and well being techniques strengthening in Sierra Leone, offering efficient steerage and help to technical members of the in-country administration groups and employees assigned to the venture.
  • Promote and guarantee accountability to program individuals and Core Humanitarian Commonplace (CHS) and Do No Hurt ideas, and guarantee excessive moral analysis requirements, notably given the delicate nature of the subject areas all through program implementation.
  • Be sure that gender equality and variety ideas are upheld within the recruitment, orientation, efficiency and administration of employees and to display management on office equality, range and inclusion.
  • Guarantee adherence/compliance with Concern’s Code of Conduct, Programme Participant Safety Coverage, Safeguarding coverage and related insurance policies and to position mannequin a constructive safeguarding ethos.


  • Grasp’s diploma or increased in Public Well being, Worldwide Improvement, Social Sciences, or a associated area.
  • Minimal of ten (10) years of expertise designing, managing and implementing complicated well being initiatives, ideally in Sierra Leone or West Africa.
  • Minimal 4 (4) years of profitable expertise as Deputy Chief of Get together, Crew Chief, Venture Director, or equal senior place for USAID or an analogous donor agency-funded venture.
  • Technical experience in a number of of the next: well being techniques strengthening, household planning, RMNCAH and /or malaria prevention.
  • In-depth and in depth data of USAID approaches and laws.
  • Sturdy monetary administration and donor compliance expertise.
  • Expertise within the design and use of monitoring and analysis techniques.
  • Skill and expertise in constructing and sustaining efficient relationships with senior representatives of donor, notably USAID, INGOs, and Authorities buildings, and to signify at nationwide or worldwide stage fora.
  • Sturdy coordination expertise particularly with the power to successfully coordinate, affect, and negotiate with companions and grantees.
  • Glorious communication and interpersonal expertise.
  • Glorious written and spoken English language expertise.
  • Sierra Leonean and West African candidates strongly inspired to use.

Desired Qualities:

  • Cross-cultural consciousness and sensitivity.
  • Dedication to capability constructing, safety, and participation.
  • Demonstrated expertise of crew constructing and participatory approaches.
  • Flexibility and flexibility in a altering setting.

How you can apply

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