Job Opportunity ONG Care USA : CHIEF OF PARTY

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Job Opportunity Care USA : CHIEF OF PARTY

Work Location: Cameroon – Yaounde
Other Possible Locations:
Expected Travel: up to 20%
Language Requirement: English,French
Employee Duration: Active Full-Time
Type of Post: Accompanied – Spouse
Funding: Approved
Type of Contract:
Application Deadline:
Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all
backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will serve as the senior member of the CHAMP consortium and provides technical and management leadership for the project in Cameroon. The primary responsibility of the COP is to ensure successful implementation of the CHAMP work plan and achievement of the project’s targets and objectives at international best practice standards.

The Continuum of prevention, care and treatment (CoPCT) of HIV/AIDS with Most-at-risk Populations in Cameroon (CHAMP) project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement No. AID-624-A-14-00003, began on April 15, 2014. The program is implemented by CARE International in Cameroon in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Metabiota, (MB), Moto Action, and seven local community-based organizations. In collaboration with PEPFAR agencies, the Government of Cameroon, the Global Fund, and other key stakeholders, CHAMP works in tandem with community-based partners to strengthen and expand human rights-affirming, evidence-based, client-friendly HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for men who have sex with men (MSM), female sex workers (FSW) and their children, and sex worker clients in Cameroon.

The program aims to increase demand for, and access to, quality community and clinical services by reinforcing and expanding the creation of safe, friendly, competent community-led platforms, and integrating interventions within the larger services network. CHAMP also contributes to the evidence base as a learning program that helps drive strategic decision-making and resource planning.

The Chief Of Party coordinates the development and oversight of detailed work plans, facilitates communication, coordination, and learning across CHAMP technical and administrative staff and partners, and ensures the provision of high-quality technical support by local and international staff and consultants. S/he serves as the primary point of contact for the USAID Agreement Officer Representative in Cameroon. The COP is also the primary point of contact for information on the progress of all activities under the agreement and establishes/maintains effective mechanisms to ensure that progress and implementation concerns are regularly and promptly addressed and reported. Finally, the COP manages the preparation and presentation of all implementation plans and reports.


Manages and supervises project staff and partners (Johns Hopkins, Metabiota, Moto Action and Dimagi) to implement the work plan, identify technical assistance needs, respond to gaps and challenges in implementation, and develop innovations to ensure the program remains strategic and effective and to achieve program objectives and targets
Lead program monitoring, impact evaluation, learning, and communication initiatives
Oversee reporting and communication of best practices
Build and/or maintain strong networks and relationships with key partners

At least a masters’ level degree in public health, sexual, reproductive, maternal health, behavioral/social science, nursing, international development or other related/relevant fields, or equivalent combination of education and work experience, with training and experience in project management
Experience working on HIV programming with key populations including men who have sex with men, sex workers, and transgender individuals
At least 10 years of experience successfully managing and leading complex international public health programs (implementation, logistics, budget, staffing) funded by USAID or international projects in Africa, ideally in francophone West or Central Africa
Demonstrated ability in concepts, principles, methods, and techniques of delivering public health programs for HIV/AIDS
Demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with host governments, donors, UN agencies and other USAID projects, local organizations and partners
Fluency in French and English required
Please be aware that there may be job advertisements and offers that falsely state that they are from CARE. CARE does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training, or any other such fees).

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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