Pact is recruiting a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an upcoming five-year, USAID-funded vulnerable children and adolescents (VCA) program – Service Delivery for Vulnerable Children and Adolescents (SDVCA). SDCVA seeks to improve the resilience and health outcomes of vulnerable households in four provinces in Zambia with the highest HIV burdens, while strengthening the Government of the Republic of Zambia’s (GRZ) social protection platform so that the GRZ eventually provides the majority of services to VCA. The program is intended to provide evidence-based services that will deliver measurable results for VCA and their caregivers in the following activities:
Reporting to the COP, the DCOP is responsible for ensuring all aspects of operational program management align with the project’s technical strategies, objectives, and expected results, to optimize program performance and outcomes. Responsibilities include systematic monitoring of program results against targets and work plans, operationalization of program standards, and employing data for decision-making and course correction. S/he will ensure effective coordination with key stakeholders, including government, CBOs, and private sector, as well as robust sub-partner management. The DCOP will ensure program effectiveness and cost-efficiency through appropriate human and financial resource management. This position is contingent upon award.