Chief of Party (COP), Infectious Diseases(Global Fund)

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*This position is contingent on grant award and donor approval.

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the Chief of Party (COP) for Infectious Diseases, you will lead World Vision’s contributions, in partnership with the government, to reach the Somali Global Fund TB country program targets. You will oversee a technical unit to support government and partners with program design, planning, coordination, monitoring, evaluation accountability and learning (MEAL), as well as procurement, fund and risk management.

You will lead engagement with other Global Fund TB/HIV partners to enable joint actions and learning. You will actively seek out partnerships with public and private health services providers, academic institutions and innovators to promote integrated health services, strengthen the reach of and reporting for infectious disease control, and drive efficiency and effectiveness. In partnership with program stakeholders, you will advocate and position for new finance and develop proposals to increase and diversify resources for infectious disease control. You will champion capacity building of partners to support the localisation of infectious disease control. You will oversee the development and implementation of a learning and advocacy strategies with partners, support program awareness, as well as lead the creation of operational research and dissemination of best-practices through the participation in national, regional and global infectious disease control learning forums.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, health sector
  • Experience with public health programming (a minimum of 5 years)
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in humanitarian and/or development practice, with at least 5 years in management positions
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated experience either (i) leading/coordinating decentralized, multi-sector teams in fragile context; (ii) leading and/or supporting procurement process and/or (iii) development/improvement of performance management systems; (iv) government engagement
  • Experience in external engagement with NGOs, donors, private sector, etc. with the ability to represent the organisation to a variety of stakeholders in a range of forums
  • Fluency in English

Travel and/or Work Environment

  • Mogadishu-based with frequent travel to field-offices and Nairobi back office
  • Ability to travel to field locations in 4×4 vehicles
  • 10% international travel

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