Chief of Party, USAID Ethiopia Markets for Sanitation Activity

Population Services International (PSI)

Ethiopia 🇪🇹

PSI seeks an experienced Chief of Party to lead the anticipated USAID Markets for Sanitation Activity. The project is expected to continue and expand upon work started under the existing USAID Transform WASH program. It includes strengthening the market for sanitation products and services, strengthening sanitation governance capacity at the national and sub-national levels, increasing access to sanitation financing, and increasing the knowledge base to bring sanitation innovations to scale.

The COP will lead successful implementation throughout the project lifecycle from start-up to close-out. Accountable for delivery of all aspects of the projects, including technical implementation, financial and administrative compliance, and oversight and supervision of project staff. Oversee project team to ensure that country-level implementation is provided with a high standard of excellence, achieving its set goals and targets and within budget. Provide high-level technical thought leadership and has the managerial capacity to manage risk, monitor finances strategically, and ensure each phase of work is started or completed on time. Responsible for using evidence to improve project design and implementation. As the leader of a single-country project, liaise with national stakeholders, such as Ministry of Health officials. The primary point of contact for the project donor and assures the strategic alignment of the project with PSI Global Strategy.

The Chief of Party (COP) should have significant leadership, management, and international development experience; a demonstrated track record in successfully managing the relationship with multiple, including government and USAID; a commitment to capacity building; a strong interest in private sector approaches to development; and experience successfully implementing market-based approaches.


POSITION TYPE

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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development