SOS Children’s Villages Kenya (SOS CV KE) is an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages (SOS CV) – International whose mission is to build families for with adequate parental care, nurture them, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities.
In Kenya, SOS CV Kenya runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu.
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education, health, youth and child rights advocacy programmes and works Government, Civil Society and local communities to prevent family separation through its Family Strengthening Programs.
SOS CV Ke is seeking to recruit for the following key positions for an anticipated USAID Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS) – HIV and OVC.
Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
Key Performance areas and main responsibilities:
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will be responsible for the overall technical oversight of the program and is specifically responsible for program implementation that relates to facility and community-level service delivery.
The DCOP reports directly to the COP and will take a leadership role in ensuring technical implementation of high impact, proven interventions and ensuring the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
They will assume the responsibilities of the COP in the absence of the COP.
S/he will coordinate among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners and will interact with numerous GoK institutions and representatives, particularly at the county-level.
They will be knowledgeable about current implementation science and state-of-the-art service delivery approaches.
Required Minimum Qualifications / Abilities:
- Eight years of experience in a senior role managing, complex technical service delivery programs of similar scope and dollar value.
- A Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, medicine, management, business administration, or a related field.
- Five years’ experience in partnership building, especially with the government representatives, donors, the private sector, and local community organizations.
How to Apply
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application letter (stating current and expected pay) & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate or former supervisor) addressed to the Human Resources & Administration Manager to reach us on or before 31st August 2020 by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.