Chief of Party at Deloitte School Ln, Nairobi, Kenya

 Chief of Party


  Full-time

 

Company Description

About Deloitte
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has more than 415,000 professionals all committed to becoming the standard of excellence of professional services firms.

Deloitte’s professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities, and enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. All our professionals are united by our shared values, a set of core principles that guide our collective behavior. They set the expectations we have for one another and define how we, as stewards of Deloitte, should behave. They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. And, importantly, they help us to earn the trust and respect of our key stakeholders. Our shared values are: Lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across three (3) countries in the region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.

What impact will you make?
At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best - because that’s how you make an impact.

About USAID Tuberculosis Program Support Activity
The purpose of this program is to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) to control and prevent tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya. This is in line with the USAID Kenya Country Development Cooperative Strategy (CDCS) 2020-2025, Development Objective 1: Key systems such as health, governance and markets are improved, and Development Objective 2: Resilience of vulnerable populations and environments improved.

USAID’s investments in the health sector, other development ministries & departments and civil society contribute to TB control either directly or indirectly. The direct support to TB care and prevention is a contribution which adds and is expected to coordinate with other USAID-funded activities such as: all the care and treatment clusters of HIV Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS), Sustaining use of Kenya Health Information System program, Human Resources for Health (HRH) and other Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Kenya programs, the Supply Chains programs and other USAID-funded activities. The USAID support also leverages investments by the Global Fund on TB and HIV, the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership, the MoH and the county governments, and other development partners.

The envisaged program is expected to continue covering diagnosis of TB, treatment of diagnosed patients and prevention of transmission of TB, besides spearheading introduction of new technologies and approaches, and sustain the gains made in control of TB in Kenya. The overall goal and objective of the program is to ensure improvement of key systems such as health, governance and markets as well as improvement of resilience of vulnerable populations and environments.

Program Objectives:
    Increase detection of all forms of TB
    Increase TB treatment success
    Strengthen the prevention of TB among people at risk
    Strengthen capacity and sustainability for TB control

Main purpose of the job

The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project and will be the key liaison with USAID. S/he will supervise activity implementation and ensure the program meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID, Government of Kenya institutions and officials and other implementing partners. Deloitte is seeking to fill this potential position for the above upcoming USAID Tuberculosis Program Support activity and the opportunity is contingent upon award. The position will be based in our Nairobi office, in Kenya.

Job Description
    Oversee all aspects of program implementation and management; stakeholder coordination with USAID and Government of Kenya counterparts and implementing partners; and ensure overall project quality, results, and compliance.
    Provide strategic leadership to the design and implementation of TB service delivery activities and oversees program planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation.
    Ensure optimal use of human, financial, and physical resources to successfully meet project milestones, objectives, deliverables and targets.
    Provide leadership and management to ensure that all projects activities are executed in line with and meet the technical standards and expectations of the project and its donors and supporters.
    Ensure timely, high quality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID.
    Oversee and coordinate the successful completion of planning and budgeting requirements of the project.
    Ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor the implementation of projects, including progress toward achieving objectives and targets with high-quality and on-time performance.
    Provide effective oversight to all financial and administrative functions undertaken by the program to ensure efficient and effective administrative support.
    Ensure that all activities are undertaken in full compliance with the project’s standard operating procedures, donor policies and regulations, and national policies and laws.
    Develop and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with representatives from the Government of Kenya, academic institutions, donors, supporters and other implementing and collaborating partners.
    Ensure documentation and dissemination of findings, impact, innovations, and lessons learned.
    Oversee strategies and interventions to ensure excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID.
    Represent the project both internally and externally to other donors, stakeholders, implementing partners and government counterparts.
    Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.

Qualifications
    A minimum of a Medical degree and Master’s degree in public health, health administration, management, international health, or related field.
    Ten years of experience in a senior role leading a complex program of similar scope and dollar value preferably in a developing country like Kenya.
    Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of TB and TB-HIV/AIDS.
    Seven years of experience building partnerships with national and subnational governments, donors and other multilateral organizations, academia and research institutions, the private sector, local community organizations, and policy think tanks.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

    Skilled in field with sound industry and business knowledge.
    Demonstrated leadership skills.
    Proven ability to manage and execute projects.
    Good financial knowledge.

Behavioural competencies
    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    Good Leadership, supervisory and influencing skills.
    Good coordination and organization skills.
    Strong client delivery focus.
    Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.
    Focus on quality and risk.
    Problem solving ability.
    Good business acumen.
    Diligent and quick learner
    Proactive and has the ability to assess a situation and independently take action to address it.

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make.

Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people.

Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders.

Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction.

Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities.

Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters

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If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal.

Your details will be treated with confidentiality and will not be shared with any third party.

Closing date: 23 August 2023

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

At Deloitte, we want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work—in every country, in everything we do, every day. We aim to create a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect, including reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. We seek to create and leverage our diverse workforce to build an inclusive environment across the African continent.

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