Deputy Chief of Party

Chemonics International

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Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).


Job Description

  • Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party/technical director for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria: the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program.
  • This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas’ goals and objectives.
  • It will cover governance, access, and demand activities across HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.
  • Specific program objectives include targeted and efficient HIV case identification and linkage to care and treatment; enrollment of patients on HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and minimal loss to follow-up; successful suppression of HIV viral loads; specialized services that attract key populations; and increased capacity of the government of Nigeria to expand, oversee, and finance HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services.​
  • The deputy chief of party/technical director will report to the chief of party and will be responsible for overseeing management and technical operations.
  • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.




  • Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related discipline
  • Minimum eight years of relevant development experience working as a senior-level manager in public health programs in a developing country
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS programming, as well as crosscutting areas like health systems strengthening
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

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Chemonics International

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years