Deputy Chief of Party

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs . (Posted: 1 year ago)

Deadline: Expired 680 Days ago

Based on experience


Senior Level



Job Type

Full Time




More than or equals to 10 years


General summary/ Purpose:

At the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), we believe in the power of communication to save lives, by empowering people to adopt healthy behaviors for themselves, their families and their communities. Good health is critical not only to an individual’s well being, but also to community and national development, impacting educational and economic success.
CCP is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for the Adolescent Reproductive Health /Family Health (RH/FP) project which will focus on strengthening the government, non-government and private sector system to meet the needs of youth and adolescents.

The position will operate under the leadership of the Chief of Party and will oversee and ensure the management and operations of all project activities. Funding for the position is dependent on award of a donor-funded program.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee management and operations of the project as a whole
  • Act for or represent the Chief of Party as necessary.
  • Serves as member of project’s Senior Management Team
  • Manages work planning, budgeting and reporting calendars
  • Review the quality of all major project deliverables, including workplans, monitoring and evaluation plans, project strategies and policies, and other major outputs.
  • Ensures compliance with donor policies and mandates.
  • Coordinates development of financial reporting in collaboration with Finance Director.
  • Manages modification with sub-recipients, communicates with partners about budgets and modifications.
  • Proposes systems and operations for maximum productivity, together with the Finance Director and Chief of Party
  • Supports project’s knowledge management, learning and external communications agendas
  • Travels to the field to provide technical and managerial oversight

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

A Masters’ degree in Business, Public Health, Communication, or a related field with at least ten (10) years of experience in international health and development, including senior-level management positions and experience managing large and complex projects implemented by multi-partner consortia, or a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Health, Communication, or a related field with at least fifteen (15) years of experience in international health and development, including in senior-level management positions and experience managing large and complex projects implemented by multi-partner consortia.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • A deep command of management processes generally and USAID reporting and compliance requirements specifically and demonstrate an ability to produce quality results on schedule.
  • A demonstrated record of recruiting, managing and developing personnel for large and complex projects.
  • Has at least five (5) years’ experience managing the reporting and compliance requirements for large health and development contracts or agreements that serve clients in developing countries funded by U.S.Government funds.
  • Minimum ten years related experience in family planning, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health(ASRH) or related experience required.
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder facilitation and collaboration, including government and donors, and in particular ability to navigate, collaborate with, and leverage systems within the public, NGO and private sectors.
  • Experience engaging and/or working with the GON and its partners is essential.
  • Ability to ensure adherence to applicable donor rules and regulations and local in-country laws.

Language Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to communicate and conduct meetings and presentations in both English and Nepali.

Computer Skills

  • MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint, other standard software.


  • Nepali citizen preferred


  • All positions are subject to actual award and funding.

Applying Procedure:

Interested candidates can download Job Descriptions from the link below:

Interested candidates should submit their application along with cover letter and CV, with two references no later than August 14, 2020/ Shrawan 30, 2077 (Friday) 5:00 pm by e-mail to [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Female and candidates from socially excluded communities are encouraged to apply

Please note that appealing or trying to influence the outcome of the selection at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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