Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director

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 …

Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Senior 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 5 years
Professional Skill Required : Creative Problem-Solving Planning Prioritization Analytical
Other Specification
  • Advanced degree or a Master-level degree in public health, development studies, social or medical sciences, or a related advanced degree relevant to the broad areas of adolescent health, FP and/or related youth reproductive health
  • At least 5 years of senior level experience designing, implementing and/or managing complex RH/FP and/or adolescent health programs including prior experience as technical director, director or deputy director of a donor-funded project or program
  • Work experience in Nepal required
  • Technical expertise in adolescent health, family planning, and/or reproductive health
  • 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 experience interacting with government agencies, Nepal government agencies, 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 as defined when the project design is available
  • Fluency in Nepali and in English, with professional proficiency in English writing; and
  • Knowledge of USG rules and regulations a plus

Job Description

  • Assist the COP in providing the overall management and strategic vision
  • Oversee development and updating of annual work plans and reporting requirements
  • Assist the COP in planning, budgeting and monitoring program activities to ensure that all activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to the agreed work plan
  • Provide project support to all work plan development processes and ensure collaboration with non-governmental and private sector partners as required
  • Oversee technical and operational aspects of the program to maintain compliance with USAID and JSI policies
  • Confirm that all technical areas of the project and funding streams are integrated and maximize the use of available resources of the project
  • Represent the project at various technical meetings, with other cooperating agencies, senior government officials and donor agencies as required. Advise COP and other relevant project staff on best FP/RH initiatives at various technical meetings, to vendors, with other cooperating agencies, senior government officials and donor agencies and community partners as required
  • Help prepare various routine reports to the Home Office, donors and national stakeholders and contribute to project(s) monitoring, evaluation and learning plans. Make certain technical content is accurate and reflects accomplishments, challenges, and solutions as required
  • Model effective communications, professional relationships, and coordination for timely reporting, both internally and externally
  • Work closely with COP to monitor, analyze and troubleshoot any challenges to program implementation and resolve any human resources issues that arise
  • Serve as Acting COP as required including assuming primary communications with the Home Office support team and USAID
  • Responsible for enforcing, promoting, and upholding JSI’s corporate culture, values, and fraud/ethics policies
  • 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 06/20/202

Please visit https://careers.jsi.com/JSIInternet/Careers/jobdescription.cfm?id=135967&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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