Chief of Party, Health Strategic Information Activity Project
Last Date: September 10, 2011
Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded health system information project in India. The project aims to strengthen the policy environment and evidence-based decision making to improve health outcomes for key national programs. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
• Provide overall leadership, management oversight, and technical direction to the project
• Supervise technical and administrative staff
• Create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
• Serve as the project's key liaison to USAID, international, regional, and national partners and other donors
• Oversee project work planning, budgeting processes, performance management, and strategic communications
• Advanced degree in public health, public administration, international development, or related discipline required; doctoral degree preferred
• Minimum 15 years of experience working in public health in developing or transitional countries
• Minimum five years of experience in a senior leadership position, preferably managing complex health programs in India
• Knowledge of capacity building in health policy and health information systems
• Chief of party experience with USAID or other donor project preferred
• Ability to think strategically to improve health management information systems for complex programs in multiple health areas, including FP/RH, infectious disease, and MCH
• Demonstrated leadership and management skills and ability to lead multidisciplinary, multicultural teams
• Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with USAID, local counterparts, and stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to manage project resources, activity and financial reporting, and timely completion of project tasks
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
• Southeast Asia work experience preferred
• Qualified Indian nationals are encouraged to apply
• English Fluency required
Send electronic submissions to
by September 10, 2011. No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted.