Deputy Chief of Party

  • Location
    Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 02

Position description

Chemonics seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Furthering Health Reform and Recovery in Ukraine Activity (FHR). The primary purpose of this project is to establish a transparent, accountable, and effective health system that optimizes the use of scarce resources and is capable of providing equitable access to quality services and expanding universal health coverage to meet the new and emerging health needs of Ukrainians during and following the war to expedite economic recovery of the country.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supports Chief of Party (COP) in ensuring effective technical integration and collaboration across all project components related to health sector reform;
  • Supports activity strategic planning, performance management and communications including timely preparation of the annual implementation plan;
  • Directly leads work plan activities, in line with candidate’s area of expertise;
  • Ensures high quality standards of technical assistance and support to activity stakeholders;
  • Supervises and develops staff and consultants to achieve expected results;
  • Maintains productive partnerships with USAID, key stakeholders, civil society, private sector, the general public, and other donors;
  • Ensuring compliance with USAID, USG and GOU laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Serve as Acting COP when COP is unavailable;
  • Other tasks as required to achieve the activity objectives and expected results.


  • Advanced degree in public health, health policy, health economics, or related discipline preferred;
  • Minimum 6 years of demonstrated experience implementing activities addressing health system reform issues, with a minimum of 2 years of experience managing and providing technical assistance in a key area of health reform;
  • Prior experience in working with international donors in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union;
  • Track record of progressively responsible managerial experience managing a complex portfolio that includes activities related to health reform;
  • A demonstrated track record of building and effectively managing a strong team;
  • Proven ability to establish strong working relationships with officials at all relevant levels of host country governments as well as other key stakeholders;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English including oral presentation skills;
  • Fluency in Ukrainian preferred.

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