Deputy Chief of Party, WV Haiti

International Role - Yes
2+ Years

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.


World Vision is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) for an anticipated 3-year Global Fund (GF) funded HIV/TB and Malaria program.

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for the management of the project, including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party (COP) The Deputy COP has responsibility for overall project operations. S/he should be familiar with the technical components of the project and the required support services. The Deputy CoP/PD ensures that grants operations and sub-grantee management activities are in full compliance with GF regulations and aligned to NO operations. Upon CoP request, the Deputy CoP would represent the grant to donors and other stakeholders. The DCoP will be directly reporting to the Chief of Party.


Oversee Project Operations:

  • Direct and oversee World Vision's work in the GF program, ensuring that all program goals are met.

  • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels.

  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments to the Chief of Party.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits.

  • Oversee supply and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and GF requirements.

People Management:

  • Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors, set individual performance objectives cascaded from project objectives to all staff hired in the project.

  • Provide supervision, training and performance management coaching and feedback.

  • Support Staff Learning and Development according with WVI policy.

  • Develop and update workforce planning.

  • Ensure strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, GF requirements and local laws.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available.

Effective and accurate Reporting and Communication:

  • Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication.

  • Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.

Networking and Liaison with different Stakeholders:

  • Liaise with the Haitian government and relevant line ministry officials, Sub recipients, and other organizations as appropriate.

  • When delegated by CoP represent the project in meetings with GF and other stakeholders.

  • Close cooperation with NO Operations lead for implementation of the Operations objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions.


  • At least 10 years’ experience in the management of or in the administration of complex health projects.

  • Extensive experience in operational management or administration of health projects, especially HIV, Malaria and TB other public health programs, and dealing with international partners (Global Fund, etc.).

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Project Management / Social Sciences / Public Health.

  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities and implications to community development, particularly public health.

  • In-depth knowledge of matters related to health systems strengthening and related implementation approaches with GF.

  • Hands on operational experience implementing GF projects in a wide variety of contexts.

  • Demonstrated experience as development professional managing pool of technical support.

  • Knowledge of operational issues in HIV/TB and Malaria programming.

  • Knowledge of effective participatory M&E systems.

  • Knowledge of supply chain management processes.

  • Knowledge of financial management systems.

  • Strong ability to develop and monitor a dynamic partnership with organizations of civil society and decentralized government agencies and services.

  • Be able to use, interpret a complex set of information for decision making.

  • Ability to prepare reports, perform strategic program analysis, briefing notes and prospective short-and-term management.

  • Be able to take responsibility, make decisions and monitor their execution in a timely manner.

  • Have demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Have strong experience in coaching, training supervision and counseling.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing using English and French Preferably Creole.

  • Have proficiency in the use of computer tools (word processing, databases, Internet/Intranet).

  • Availability for travel within and outside the country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Be committed to the well-being of children and able to adhere to the vision and mission of WV including commitment to gender equality; inclusion, and human rights approach.

  • Ability to consistently produce quality results in a timely manner.

  • Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which he/she is responsible.

  • Involves others in setting and achieving goals.

  • Creates strong sense of purpose within own part of the business and with stakeholders.

  • Demonstrates honesty and transparency in holding self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and WV standards of behavior.

  • Set strong strategy in own part of organization.

  • Balances future vision with practical delivery.

  • Cross cultural adept;  Acts as a team player, willing to get the best outcome overall, adjusting own priorities if necessary.

  • Creates and delivers outcomes in complex partnerships, keeping key stakeholders on board.

  • Sets a strong learning culture in the project/program he/she is managing.

  • Uses opportunities across WV to develop others.

  • Remains calm and positive under pressure an in difficult situations.

  • Sense of initiative.

  • Good capacity to prevent and solve problems and potential conflicts.

  • Critically evaluates work effectiveness and searches for better ways of working.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.