Chief of Party at Chemonics International January, 2020 Job Description
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Chemonics International Inc., a US-based international development consulting firm is accepting expressions of interest from qualified professionals for the chief of party position for an anticipated USAID-funded Tanzania Community Social Welfare Systems Strengthening (CSWSS) project. This activity will be the follow-on to the current Tanzania Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening Project (CHSSP). The project aims to strengthen community health and social service systems to improve health, well­being, and protection outcomes for HIV affected populations in Tanzania by creating more accessible and higher quality health and social services in targeted communities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Chief of Party

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and oversight for all project activities and results
  • Serve as key liaison with USAID, the government of Tanzania, project stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Manage and supervise the work of project personnel and subcontractors
  • Ensure project assistance is technically sound and appropriate, meeting planned targets and the timely completion of deliveries as well as ensuring compliance with USAID regulations and Chemonics’ policies
  • Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
  • Oversee project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications


  • Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Medicine or Social Work
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant development experience designing, implementing, and managing USAID or other donor-funded health programs of similar size, scope and complexity
  • Proven success managing family health and social work programs with strong technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS, case management, TB, and malaria.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with local government stakeholders, international donors, and local partners at national and sub-national levels; track record of building capacity of local partners
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management, and knowledge sharing
  • Experience working closely with multidisciplinary teams in developing countries
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to articulate a strategic vision
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Experience as Chief of Party on a donor-funded project in Tanzania preferred

We are also currently accepting CVs/resumes for experts in the following positions:

  • Director of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Civil Society Organization Advisor
  • Quality Improvement Advisor
  • Gender and Systems Strengthening Advisor
  • Case Management Advisor
  • Human Resources for Health Specialist
  • Planning and Budgeting Specialist
  • Orphans and Vulnerable Children Lead
  • Adolescent Girls and Young Women Lead

Qualifications for technical specialists:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required; relevant advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience in fields required for successful implementation of this anticipated activity
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with the Government of Tanzania, civil society stakeholders, and partner organizations
  • Experience with USAID or other international donors locally preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills required

Submission Guidelines:

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly submit your application at the provided link here:    


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