BroadReach Healthcare Vacancies 2022 – Chief of Party

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The Chief of Party (COP) will serve as the point of contact for a large-scale USAID-funded program focused on prevention, care and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa. Reporting to the Managing Director, the COP will provide leadership, vision, strategic guidance and management toward the realization of key program objectives and targets. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including management and oversight of activities to expand access to TB services, improve treatment coverage, and strengthen the sustainability of effective TB response systems; strategic guidance; and collaboration with USG and South African Government stakeholders and other agencies and institutions. The COP will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of BroadReach as a leader in data-driven, patient-centered TB service delivery. He/she will guide senior technical staff and ensure program quality, responsiveness, alignment with global and national priorities and standards, efficient use of resources, and achievement of results. The COP will have authority within the project team for decisions related to technical, management, and resource allocation and personnel issues. In carrying out these responsibilities he/she will work in partnership with donor representatives and national and local government agencies and officials, national and community-level civil society organizations, project partners, and project staff.

The position is contingent upon funding.

 Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the strategic and functional integration of TB prevention, case finding and diagnosis, and care and treatment, as well as cross-cutting issues such as health systems strengthening, research and innovation, private sector engagement, and sustainability.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and ensure strong collaboration with donor and government counterparts and other key stakeholders. Maintain high level of communication with donor points of contact within concerning technical, programmatic, business and administrative aspects of award.
  • Ensure timely and quality completion of all technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with donor and national guidelines.
  • Supervise the work and assess the performance of senior project staff, long- and short-term advisors, and consultants. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being and ensure the work environment fosters diversity, gender equality and inclusion.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations, including organization of review/planning workshops. Coordinate the roles and activities of staff from partner organizations in implementation in line with BroadReach partnership principles.
  • Support the project team in monitoring the progress and pace of project implementation, assuring that the full potential of the program is realized through the promotion of high-quality work and internal cost control.
  • Coordinate with finance staff to oversee streamlined operational and financial processes and provide financial management capacity building to client organizations. Ensure compliance with the financial and administrative requirements of the award.
  • Manage and mitigate risk through monitoring national and regional issues that may impact staff and programming. Ensure all staff understand and adhere to BroadReach safety and security policies and plans, including COVID-19 protocols.
  • Represent BroadReach programming, highlighting innovative work. Oversee the development of communication strategies and materials, complying with donor and BroadReach branding and marking requirements and procedures.
  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge in the areas of early detection and TB diagnosis, facility- and community-based case finding, treatment of drug susceptible and drug resistant TB, infection prevention and control (IPC), and TB/COVID-19 integration.
  • Identify opportunities and negotiate partnership programs to leverage other donor, governmental, and organizational resources

 Qualifications

Essential qualifications  

  • Advanced degree in medicine, public health, nursing, or other relevant field, preferably with a specialization in epidemiology or infectious disease.

Desirable qualifications

  • Medical degree in a clinical discipline or PhD in public health or related field, with significant project management experience preferred.

 Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant management and technical experience, including at least 7 years of experience in senior leadership positions on medium to large donor-funded programs (annual revenue of $5 million or more).
  • Minimum of 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.
  • Technical expertise, experience and a strong network in education, prevention, and treatment of TB and/or infectious diseases and health systems strengthening for improved TB service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage donor funded projects, including financial, human resource, compliance and quality assurance components with preference given to candidates with knowledge of USG rules and regulations.
  • Track record of relationship building with government actors, health service providers, USG implementing partners, community- and faith-based actors and other relevant partners across all levels of health care system
  • Experience managing and supervising large teams of technical and operational staff.
  • Experience in capacity building and providing technical assistance.
  • Previous experience working in South Africa, with an understanding of the local health system and solid relationships at relevant government agencies. South African nationals strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong public presentation skills, including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally.

 Personal Qualities & Behavioural Competencies

  • Committed to high standards and continuous improvement
  • Good influencing and interpersonal skills with people at all levels
  • Confident and comfortable to challenge senior stakeholder thinking
  • Ability to operate in a high-pressure environment with conflicting priorities and tight timelines
  • Ability to speak and present proposals with conviction
  • Resourceful, creative and innovative approach to work
  • Collaborative nature of working across different teams
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and plan work
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to navigate and relate at all levels
  • Be solution focused
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with stakeholders

 Capabilities

Winning, Enabling and Delivery of Projects

  • Opportunity Development, Capture Management, Proposal Development, Organized, Disciplined, Analytical

People Leadership/Self Leadership

  • Selections, Development, Delegation, Example, Self-Confidence, Independently responsible, Curiosity, Change Management

Strategic and Holistic Decision Making

  • Governance and legal awareness, Financial acumen, Risk management, Strategic perspective

Relationship Management

  • Institutional Representations, Taking the long view, Building common ground, Mutual respect, Responsiveness, Standing for the other, Engagement

To apply for this job please visit broadreachcorporation.com.