Summary of the Position:
The Chief of Party – Ethiopia is a key management role in the USPPromoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) Program responsible for the in-country management, strategy, development and implementation of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project in Ethiopia in support of the global mechanism for assuring medicines quality in resource limited settings. The Chief of Partywill provide overall management and technical leadership and direction for the project. He/she shall act as the primary point of contact with USAID and relevant government agencies, NGOs, and community groups with regard to day-to-day implementation and management matters relating to the contract.
The Chief of Party is expected to manage staff and subject matter experts in achieving project results and operations excellence. He/she will be responsible for evaluating and documenting progress (activity monitoring reports), managing design and evaluation teams, evaluating activities through consultative meetings and site visits, working out solutions to keep the activity on track and providing overall guidance and direction focusing the activity team on achieving agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives. The Chief of Party will have overall responsibility for assuring that all assistance provided under the contract is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Terms of Employment: Permanent
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Managerial responsibility for all staff in the Ethiopia field office.
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