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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
  • Heartland Alliance International in Nigeria works at the intersection of health and human rights, to provide HIV prevention and human rights protection services to most at-risk populations (MARPs), by sensitizing and building grassroots support organizations in the country. Heartland Alliance International’s work in Nigeria builds on regional expert...
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    Chief of Party

    Job Summary

    • The COP will have overall responsibility for administration, program management, performance monitoring and technical implementation and strategic oversight of all aspects of activities; s/he will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID/ Nigeria and should be expected to have regular and transparent communication with the USAID/ Nigeria AOR, other stakeholders and national- level partners.
    • This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

    Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain overall programmatic and financial management responsibility for ACE activity and ensure that Heartland Alliance Ltd/Gte abides by USAID financial and programmatic procedures, rules and regulations.
    • Ensure that program goals and objectives are met within the agreed time frame and budget;
    • Oversee the development of annual work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans and other required documents.
    • Produce and deliver all required program reports.
    • Directly supervise the other key personnel on the program, as well as program staff, to ensure that all deliverables are met in a timely fashion.


    • A minimum of a Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field. A First Degree in Medicine is preferred;
    • A minimum of twelve (12) years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing, and leading large development program involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country The 10 years must be inclusive of five (5) years prior experience as a Chief of Party or similar leadership role of similar size and complexity;
    • The 12 years must also be inclusive of a minimum of three (3) years of experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of HIV and TB service delivery programs
    • Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making;
    • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders;
    • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to effectively work with community leaders and members, senior government officials, dignitaries, executives of NGOs, Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community; and
    • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: That this roles is contingent on award of the programme.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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