Technical deputy chief of party

Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party for the anticipated nine year, $300 million to $500 million USAID Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes (ECHO) project in Mozambique. ECHO aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity, and transmission while strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health to deliver high-quality HIV/AIDS services across the continuum of care.  We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping people lead healthy lives around the world. 

Responsibilities include: 
  • ​Work with the chief of party to provide management, leadership, oversight, and overall coordination of technical activities 
  • Support the chief of party to develop and implement key management systems that will support project planning, reporting, and performance management
  • Oversee and review all technical writing products and deliverables 
  • Support the provision of technical guidance in relevant project areas 
  • Identify challenges, obstacles, and difficulties affecting project implementation, develop strategies to solve these problems, and work with the chief of party and USAID as needed to implement these strategies. 
  • Lead project work planning and reporting and contribute to contract deliverables 
  • Serve as acting chief of party with responsibility for technical project implementation and management as directed


  • Advanced degree in public health, medicine, public policy, international development, business, or a related field preferred
  • Minimum seven years of experience in international development project operations or field experience in sub-Saharan Africa 
  • Demonstrated understanding of U.S. government rules and regulations 
  • Familiarity with public health programming 
  • Experience supervising and overseeing large technical teams required 
  • Extensive experience providing technical support to multiple offices and locations
  • Experience working in a post-conflict or fragile operating environment 
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English required 

​Application instructions: 

Send resume and cover letter in electronic submissions to by 30 June 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. 

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