Job Title : Chief of Party, USAID Malaria Bilateral
Department : Francophone Africa, PSI / Cote d’Ivoire (CDI)*
Based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Up to 5 % international travel
Reports to the Country Representative, PSI / CDI
Who we are
With over 50 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization.
PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible bringing care to the front door.
We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets, and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 7,000 PSI’ers around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience.
All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI seeks an experienced Chief of Party (COP) to lead the management, coordination, and reporting of all activities under an anticipated 5-year USAID / PMI-funded project in Cote d’Ivoire.
The project will support the components of malaria diagnosis and treatment (clinical and community), distribution and promotion of use of ITNs (mass and routine), and health behavior change interventions in target areas in Cote d’Ivoire.
Since 1991, PSI / Côte d'Ivoire has worked collaboratively with clients and government stakeholders to develop and accelerate the health market to offer solutions that best meets their needs.
Since 2018, PSI’s malaria work in Cote d’Ivoire has focused on supporting the PMI Impact Malaria project. The PSI-led consortium supports the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in implementing malaria service delivery activities across 12 health regions.
This includes multi-disciplinary support at all levels of the health system including case management and malaria in pregnancy at the health facility level and community level, malaria microscopy activities, embedded regional technical advisors at district level, and supporting the NMCP on national level malaria activities.
a commitment to capacity building; and experience successfully conducting and implementing USAID-funded projects of similar size and scope.
Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that the activity produces the results specified in annual work plans, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost.
The COP will act as the main point of contact with USAID and other stakeholders involved in program implementation. The COP will also ensure that the program is represented in national technical, policy, and planning forums with USAID / PMI, the Government of CDI, and key malaria stakeholders.
This position will be based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Sound like you? Read on.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values :
Collaboration : You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
Trust : You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism : You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty : You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement : You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment : You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
What would get us excited?
and proven ability to produce results.