Deputy Chief of Party

at Georgetown Global Health Nigeria
Published September 11, 2022
Location Kano, Nigeria
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  



Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Party (COP). The Director Programs who will double as Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will coordinate technical and programmatic activities for the ACE2 project. S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project technical quality and integrity. S/he will serve as the project’s main technical point of contact.


Serve as primary technical point of contact between implementing project team, and relevant stakeholders

Support the Chief of Party in designing of effective strategies to ensure efficiency at all levels (including sub-recipients).

Ensure that project deliverables, targets, and objectives are met timely and that progress reports and results are of high quality

Coordinate performance management with accountability and incentive systems, supervise direct reports and directly manage the project team

Ensure that work plan, project implementation occurs within budget restrictions, and result meets target and overall objectives

Ensure that prime and sub-recipient’s financial controls and award management systems comply with accounting principles, and USAID cost principles and standards including procurement, disposal of project resources and assets

Ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures, QA for project management, and the optimal use of resources pertaining to quality staffing and cost-effective operations

Provide scientific (including evidence-based interventions), technical leadership, knowledge management, and innovative technical approaches for piloting the project

Responsible for Monthly activity program report

Responsible for Quarterly project report

Responsible for Annual project report

Educational Qualification & Experience:


MD or MBBS with Master’s degree in public health or related fieldsMD or MBBS with Master’s degree in public health or related fields

10+ years of progressively senior-level management experience in managing complex public health programs or programs with similar size and complexity

Skills Required:


Demonstrable experience in design, implementation, and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or other climes; Experience leading USAID, CDC and other, PEPFAR funded large scale programs is desirable; Knowledgeable in HIV/AIDS, TB and other infectious disease including COVID-19, maternal and child health, HSS, QA/QI etc

Proficient in excel and word processing; power point, strong written and oral presentation skills, ability to analyze, present and use data for decision making

Strong managerial skills, strategic vision, strong leadership qualities, strong professional reputation in the health industry


How to apply


Interested candidates to send cover letter and CV in word document using subject title and location as the subject of the mail

Only applications with this title will be considered as wrong subject and late applications will not be treated

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