Deputy Chief Of Party / Technical Director in Abuja, Nigeria

at Fhi360

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job ID: 17518

Job Description

  • SHARP project is anticipated USAID-funded project to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state/LGA-specific goals and objectives.

Job Summary / Responsibilities
Position Summary:

  • Under the leadership of the Chief of Party, this position will be responsible for overseeing management and technical operations.
  • The DCOP should have leadership qualities with excellent interpersonal and organizational qualities.
  • At a minimum, the candidate should have extensive experience managing similar projects and should have in-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening (HSS). Experience in key population programming desirable.


  • Collaborate with Chief of Party to provide leadership to the program, ensure strategic program direction, and provide high quality technical assistance;
  • Supervise technical team leaders to ensure high quality and comprehensive technical programming;
  • Mobilize institutional and project resources, tools, best practices, innovations, technology to deliver a synergistic, evidence based program;
  • Liaise with key partners and stakeholders to meet program objectives and deliver results;
  • Collaborate with technical staff to ensure program activities are designed and implemented according to industry best practices while being tailored to the local context;
  • Work closely with the team to develop annual work plans, reports and performance monitoring plans;
  • Provide leadership to ensure the development of timely, high quality and regulation compliant reporting per FHI 360 and donor guidelines.


  • Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field;
  • At least 8 years’ experience working as a senior level manager in public health program in a developing country;
  • Experience supervising and leading teams and monitoring staff performance;
  • Experience integrating gender into development programming is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Nigerian health system and HIV/AIDS epidemic;
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