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Deputy Chief of Party

Job Description

LOCATION: Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR)

Duration of the contract : I year

Grade Level : 15

Purposeof the Position:

The Deputy Chief of Party will be a member of the programme management team and provide leadership for operational activities of the program. S/he will play an essential role managing and coordinating operations across program implementation areas, leading the collaborative development of program work plans, facilitating regular program reporting at the regional and headquarters level, and ensuring that all contractual deadlines are met and targets achieved. The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for developing strategic vision for the project and will ensure implementation of the same. S/he will oversee the efforts of local field staff to support cohesive program planning, monitoring, and execution, and sharing of best practices.

Functional Responsibilities

Supervise, Management, supply & Storage :

  • roles and responsibilities of Management, supply & Storage of products to facilitate campaign partners and allocation of LLINs to households and beneficiary identification, and methods for LLIN distribution, logistics aspects of campaign strategy and planning and interventions using the others products in heath structures.

  • Support the development of the plan of action, timeline of activities and budget for mass distribution of LLINs and others interventions related to management of malaria

  • Support the development or modification of technical and logistics tools for campaign implementation, others interventions related to management of malaria, such as training guides, data collection forms, supervision and monitoring checklists, etc.

  • Assist the identification and addressing human resource needs and operational gaps in the area of logistics planning and implementation

  • Support the development of the management, supply and stockage plan of action and relevant supporting documents regarding warehousing, transport and security of LLINs and others products, budgeting, and overall supply chain management including the development of a comprehensive transport and storage plan

  • Support develop strategies to ensure 100% LLIN accountability, including risk assessment and mitigation planning, training simulations for use with tracking tools, and effective supervision structures

  • Provide assistance in developing of the micro plans for operational planning and budgeting, including development of the necessary templates and training materials

Support the development of the monitoring and evaluation plan

  • Lead the development of the comprehensive communication plan including a communication, advocacy and social mobilization plan of action, timeline, and budget for a campaigns pre- distribution, distribution and post-distribution phases.

  • Support the devising of messages around household registration, procedures for net pick up, and the acceptable uses and/or disposal of expired nets, as well as the disposal of net packaging.

  • Support the development of social mobilization strategies and other appropriate communication approaches including the use of mass media for target groups with different communication requirements, as well as the development of advocacy and engagement packages for specific audiences.

  • Assist in the development both of communication modules in a campaigns training manual for Training of Trainers and of teaching and learning tools for training of supervisors, monitors, and implementer at regional and local levels.

  • Provide assistance in adapting communication micro planning tools to country specific requirements

  • Conduct a supervision plan with MoH ,CCM and stakeholders

Support the Integrated Community Case Management of Malaria

  • Provide support in developing of plans for operational planning, budgeting, an implementation including development of the necessary templates and training materials

  • Support training related Integrated Community Case Management of Malariaincluding reporting system are effectively implemented

  • Support the availability of tools for management, using and monitoring

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master in public health

  • 5-7 yearsexperience in successful Grant management

  • Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.

  • Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

  • Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.

  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).

  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behaviour. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behaviour. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

  • Other: Driver's license

Preferred:

  • Budget and financial management training.

  • Grants Management Certified.

  • Management of Global fund project

  • HEAT/Security Training.

Ability to effectively communicate fluently both in French and English

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel in CAR up to 40% of the time.

  • International travels of up to 10% may be required.