Chief of Party
Kyiv, Ukraine
4 днів тому

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Chief of Party for a potential USAID-funded 5-year health supply chain and pharmaceutical management systems strengthening program in Ukraine.

The purpose of the program will be to strengthen systems and ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, affordable health commodities.

MSH collaborates with local partners, from the Ministry to the community, to strengthen and complement existing health systems.


  • The Chief of Party will lead and manage the project and will be accountable for project deliverables and results, with full accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the project, including vision and technical strategy;
  • project management; documentation and communication; client(s) stakeholder(s) relationships; and coordination and synergy with other MSH projects.

    This accountability includes effective contribution to business and resource development activities - including positioning, intelligence gathering, and proposal development - that contribute to fueling MSH’s mission.

    The position is subject to project award and funding


    Project Results :

  • Oversees implementation of program activities and provides high quality technical and strategic leadership, managerial oversight, and administration of the project.
  • Serves as the primary project liaison from MSH to the donor and is accountable or the achievement of results, ensuring quality of services is maintained at the highest standard, and that all project objectives and deliverables are met.
  • Safeguards MSH’s reputation by ensuring that financial, contractual, technical, and political integrity is maintained and strengthened.
  • Technical Strategy and Vision :

  • Develops (update and adapt as needed) and executes project results framework, performance monitoring plan, technical strategy, MERL plan and annual work plans as per contract / agreement requirements, MSH technical frameworks and standards.
  • Ensures appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables for maximum project impact and business development, using a variety of communication strategies and media.
  • Project and People Management :

  • Ensures effective contract / agreement implementation in strict compliance with contract / agreement clauses, MSH and donor policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensures project staffing, structure and reporting relationships are aligned with project needs, local context and available resources.
  • Manages and mentors the project team as per MSH policies and guidelines and implements an effective performance-management program including regular check-ins, annual appraisals, supportive supervision, rewards, training, coaching and career development support.
  • Client and other Stakeholder Relationships :

  • Builds and maintains strong working relations with key internal and external stakeholders, beneficiaries, prime and subcontractors, suppliers and partners.
  • Provide effective and timely responses to inquiries and concerns.

  • Identifies and keeps track of new business opportunities, communicating them to the relevant internal MSH stakeholders.
  • MPH, MBA or master's level degree in related field.
  • 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience managing a complex portfolio of international development activities, including those related to pharmaceutical management systems strengthening.

    Demonstrated ability in technical support of public sector health care or pharmaceutical system development and implementation.

    Prior experience in working with international donors in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union.

    Prior experience and success directing similar or larger international donor-funded projects.

    Demonstrated leadership qualities and depth and breadth of management expertise and abilities.

    Demonstrated strategic planning and visioning skills.

    Familiarity with USAID regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted projects.

    Proven record of aligning diverse, multi-level teams with project mission and vision. Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing credit.

    Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, USAID, CAs, and donor organizations.

    Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, written and oral communication, and negotiation skills.

    Written and spoken fluency in English required, including oral presentation skills

    MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements.

    MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status.

    In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan.

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