Chief of Party

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), is a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For 35 years, Boston-based JSI and its affiliates have provided high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 106 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices, with more than 500 U.S.-based professionals and 1,600 host country staff. In Nepal, JSI has worked for 40 years, with recent project focusing on strengthening health systems in the areas of vaccination, health supply chain, family health and environmental health, to increase access to lifesaving services and commodities that improve the health and nutrition of women and children.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), is a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For 35 years, Boston-based JSI …

Chief of Party

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Top Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 20, 2021 17:00 (1 week from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than 7 years
Professional Skill Required : Facilitation Communication Presentation Interpersonal Writing Conceptual
Other Specification
  • Advanced degree or at least a Master-level degree in public health, development studies, social or medical sciences, or management, or a related advanced degree relevant to the broad areas of MNCH, FP and/or health systems
  • At least 7 years of senior level experience designing, implementing and managing complex MNCH, RH/FP and/or HSS programs in Asia or in developing countries elsewhere including prior experience as director of a donor-funded project or program
  • Excellent facilitation, oral and interpersonal communication, and presentation skills including excellent conceptual and writing skills
  • Technical expertise in adolescent health, family planning, and/or reproductive health
  • At least 5 years living and working in a developing country, preferably in Asia
  • Excellent networking and partnership building skills. This includes ability to access and interact with the highest levels of the health and population development community
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical, management, and evaluation expertise for complex programs in resource-constrained countries
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills as well as creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills
  • Readiness to travel in-country up to 30% of the time to supervise project activities in municipality and local levels
  • Fluency in English with professional proficiency in writing
  • Knowledge of USG Rules and Regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Nepali
  • Experience working in public health in Nepal
  • Prior experience as director or COP of a USAID-funded project or program

Job Description

  • Serve as the primary contact and principal JSI representative for USAID;
  • Provide overall leadership, vision and direction to the team and program partners;
  • Lead the team for successful implementation of the Project;
  • Provide technical leadership and ensure program quality;
  • Manage appropriate planning and monitoring to ensure informed decision-making and implementation of program activities;
  • Lead efforts to maintain and broaden collaborating organizations in order to disseminate and promote adoption of project innovations;
  • Manage all technical assistance and mentor program staff and partners;
  • Liaise and coordinate with stakeholders, including MOH and GON officials at high levels, to ensure alignment and support of priority interventions;
  • Ensure compliance of all requirements of the Cooperative Agreement;
  • Finalize quarterly and annual reports, and play a significant role in leading documentation of project processes and results;
  • Create a positive team environment through modeling effective communications, professionalism, and commitment to excellence; and
  • Represent JSI in the country, provide assistance to other JSI activities in Nepal as required, and assist with new business efforts as required.

Note: Salary commensurate with experience


Applying Procedure

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 06/20/2021

Please visit https://careers.jsi.com/JSIInternet/Careers/jobdescription.cfm?id=136089&intern=0 for detailed job description and online application.

Telephone calls will not be entertained .The candidate must be available to report within 45 days.

JSI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D

If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at 617-482-9485.

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