DAI Global Health works at the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental global health problems through a variety of lenses, including: health security, disease preparedness anresp d onse, health governance, health sector innovation and other market-based solutions. For more than 45 years, DAI has worked across the world to turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across diverse disciplines. Currently, DAI is delivering results in 80+ countries for clients including international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.
DAI seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming USAID-funded Maternal and Newborn Health program in Indonesia. The program will address the country’s stagnant maternal and newborn mortality rates by driving innovation within the sector and working to target the poorest and most vulnerable populations across 10 key provinces. Utilizing the innovation challenge model, the program will identify, pilot and scale promising solutions, providing innovators with catalytic funding and technical support to facilitate the achievement of sustainable impact at scale.
The COP provides managerial and technical direction to the project; responsible for project inputs, program strategy, and coordination with project counterparts including USAID, the Government of Indonesia (GOI) and other donors within the sector. This position will be responsible for ensuring that project goals are achieved in accordance with the contract and workplans, and will serve as the primary liaison external stakeholders. The COP is ultimately responsible for compliance with USAID requirements and oversight of all project activities. The position is contingent upon successful award of the contract to DAI Global Health.
An advanced degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or another field related to the technical scope of the project.
Minimum of 15 years of professional experience, with demonstrated ability to manage large, complex donor-funded projects within the health sector.
Experience working closely with host country governments and agencies with the ability to effectively liaise and build consensus with various stakeholder groups.
Expertise in the design and implementation of innovation-focused programming, and/or experience specifically within Maternal and Newborn Heatlh, highly preferred.
Previous experience working in Indonesia and Indonesian language skills preferred.