Population Services International

  • Chief of Party, Zimbabwe

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2018 4:24 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Country Program Operations
    Position Location: City
    Southern Africa
    Position Location: Country

    Chief of Party

    Southern Africa

    Based in Zimbabwe

    Reports to Country Representative


    Who we are

    With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.


    There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.


    Join us!

    PSI is looking for a Chief of Party (COP) to help plan and coordinate all activities under a 5 year USAID-funded activity aimed at providing comprehensive HIV services in Zimbabwe.


    The COP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. The Chief of Party shall be expected to have regular and transparent communication with the AOR.


    Sound like you? Read on.


    Your contribution

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate all project staff and activities
    • Provide technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program
    • Serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID
    • Work closely with the Government of Zimbabwe and other relevant institutions to ensure buy-in and sustainability of the interventions carried-out within the scope of the project
    • Manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project
    • Ensure strategic alignment of project objectives to country priorities


    What are we looking for?

    Required Qualifications

    • Fifteen (15) years of demonstrated successful leadership in managing large, complex, donor-funded programs within non-governmental organizations or private sector in a developing country context;
    • Previous experience as Chief of Party on a PEPFAR-funded project
    • Demonstrated leadership in fostering successful partnership approaches and relationships among a variety of organizations/institutions including government, private sector, local NGOs, and community-based organizations;
    • Master’s degree in public health or other relevant degree related to project’s outcomes;
    • Candidates must demonstrate recent, practical experience in managing large (at least $20 million annually) HIV/AIDS programs;
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior level government officials, donors, and multilateral organizations.


    • International Exempt

    *Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.


    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.


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