USAID Kenya Digital Health Ecosystem (DHE), Chief of Party at Abt Associates

Abt Associates

Full Time
Posted 7 months ago

USAID Kenya Digital Health Ecosystem (DHE), Chief of Party

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA, PhD/Fellowship
Experience: 5 – 12 years
Location: Nairobi
Job Field: Medical/Healthcare, Project Management

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Provide high-quality leadership and technical direction to the project, ensuring strategic and efficient implementation.
  2. Serve as the project’s key liaison with USAID/Kenya, government counterparts, and local partners/stakeholders. Establish and maintain collaborative communication channels with various stakeholders.
  3. Oversee project management, data quality compliance, and development of monitoring systems.
  4. Ensure the project’s alignment with national priorities and compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  5. Supervise the project’s technical assistance team to ensure a focus on core results, achievements of annual work plans and targets, and timely/effective implementation.
  6. Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision.
  7. Monitor the progress and pace of project implementation, including budget, assuring that the full potential of the program is realized through the promotion of high-quality work and internal control.
  8. Ensure timely and high-quality submission of work plans, reports, and other deliverables.
  9. Monitor and ensure program compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  10. Manage communication with Abt Home Office team and ensure the program is implemented in accordance with Abt policies and procedures.

What We Value:

  1. Master’s Degree (minimum) or Doctorate in public health, medicine, health policy, international development, or another relevant field.
  2. At least 12 years of experience implementing USAID donor-funded projects with at least 5 of those years in a senior manager role.
  3. Proven experience in relevant fields such as health information systems, digital health strategy, and eHealth architecture.
  4. Experience engaging with and building partnerships with the private sector to build health information infrastructure highly preferred.
  5. Demonstrated leadership skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting.
  6. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, in English.
  7. Experience working in the project’s specific region or country, with a deep understanding of local contexts and systems.
  8. USAID Chief of Party experience highly preferred.

Method of Application: Interested and qualified candidates can apply through Abt Associates’ website.

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical / Healthcare, Project Management

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