Title: Chief of Party
Location: New Delhi, India
Division: India Country Program
** Note : This position is contingent upon award to PATH and approval from the donor
PATH is currently recruiting for Chief of Party based in New Delhi.
PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.
About Fire Up Opportunity
The USAID/India FIRE-UP Activity aims to improve availability and demand for voluntary FP/RH services/products by ensuring equitable access, empowerment, fostering engagement and creating an enabling environment, in alignment with India’s FP2030 vision of providing universal access to FP/RH services, with a strong focus on youth, marginalized and vulnerable populations.
The Chief of Party will be accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results. The successful candidate should possess significant experience in leading a program, financial, and operations of USAID or other international donor-funded projects. They should have experience in government liaising (central and state).
- Oversee the completion of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables, in accordance with the project work plan.
- Build and maintain productive working relationships with USAID, project partners, and key stakeholders at the international, national and sub-national levels. Serve as the primary liaison among key project stakeholders.
- Manage the project’s operational, financial, and administrative priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes. Create or adapt management systems in line with PATH’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs.
- Design and oversee an annual project cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycles.
- Work with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets and ensure resources for project implementation project is implemented in budget.
- Work with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) team to develop frameworks and effectively track data and results and institute a project culture of data for decision making and steer course corrections as needed.
- Translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans. Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports, MEL reports, and other deliverables, as specified in the agreement. Report against the project’s targets.
- Represent the project to donor, government and at high-level meetings, conferences etc.
- Guide team members to fulfill the project’s strategic goals and objectives.
- Supervise and mentor senior staff, delegating responsibilities as appropriate. Clearly communicate expectations for staff performance.