Deputy Chief of Party Job in Kenya for a USAID-Funded HSDSA Project – Abt Associates

Associates, a mission – driven global leader in research, technical
assistance, and program implementation across more than 40 countries
worldwide in the fields of health, social / environmental policy, and
international development.
Associates, seeks qualified candidates for potential employment
opportunities in an anticipated USAID-funded HIV Service Delivery
Support Activity (HSDSA) in Kenya.

Deputy Chief of Party

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Supports
    the Chief of Party in managing the project and ensuring the
    responsiveness and quality of work, efficient use of resources, and
    achievement of results.  

  • Provides
    leadership and strategic technical oversight of the program, and is
    specifically responsible for initiatives that relate to facility and
    community-level service delivery. 
  • Oversees development of annual workplans, budgets, and reports.  
  • Supervises
    the project’s technical leads, manages the performance of technical
    staff, and ensures the quality of all project activities, products, and
  • Master’s
    degree in Public Health or other relevant field with 10-15 years of
    experience in public health and/or international development programs.  
  • At
    least 7 years managing and implementing complex public health programs
    in a development context, and at least 5 years in program design and in
    managing and supervising technical teams.  
  • Deep knowledge of PEPFAR/USAID mechanisms and projects  —  prior USAID program management experience is highly desirable.  
  • At
    least 3 years senior-level experience in HIV/AIDS care & treatment,
    MNCH, RH/FP  —  and also demonstrated experience in at least 2 of the
    following:  nutrition, QI/QA, community health, HRH, M&E, and
    operations research. 
How to Apply
To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV
and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s
specific qualifications for the desired position to:

the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for
which you are applying. 

If you wish to apply for more than one position,
please submit separate applications for each position.  
Deadline for
applications is Monday, July 4, 2016.  
Applications that do not follow
these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification
requirements, or that are received after the deadline, will not be
All positions are contingent upon project award and
funding, and all positions require the following: 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively manage relationships with the
    Ministry of Health, other government representatives, for-profit private
    sector entities, local community organizations, donors, and other
    stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in the English language.
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to program sites throughout the country.
  • Candidates who are Kenyan nationals are highly preferred.
Interested individuals can learn more about Abt Associates at

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