Chief of Party

Position Summary:
Chief of Party (CoP) is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and direction of the CDC–funded project Behavioral and Biological Surveillance of HIV among Key Populations to Improve HIV-related Services and Utilization in Zambia under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - CDC-RFA-GH17-1736. The CoP will work closely with the ICAP Zambia Leadership Team, including the Country Director, Finance/Business Manager, Key Populations Advisor, Strategic Behavior Change Communication Advisor and the M&E Advisor to provide strategic vision, management guidance and oversight. Key responsibilities include: leading the development and implementation of the integrated bio-behavioral surveillance system (IBBSS), coordinating strategic planning to the Government of Zambia, leading technical assistance to improve HIV-related services for key populations, develop program work plans and budgets, communicating with the CDC and ICAP in New York and monitoring and evaluating program progress.
Major Responsibilities
· Provide leadership in the development, implementation, and management of the ICAP program strategies in line with CDC and PEPFAR strategies in the context of the country plans
· Lead the development and implementation of the integrated bio-behavioral surveillance system (IBBSS) for key populations (KP), including men who have sex with men, female and male sex workers, people who inject drugs and their sexual partners
· Build local capacity for a sustainable IBBS for KP in Zambia
· Coordinate strategic planning to the Government of Zambia and the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) to meet HIV-related needs for KP
· Supervise program staff, including the Key Populations Advisor, Strategic Behavior Change Communication Advisor and the M&E Advisor, to ensure effective program delivery
· Supervise administrative staff to ensure efficient office function and support for programs and program sites
· Ensure clear communication with CDC, PEPFAR, and with the New York ICAP office
· Oversee program planning, monitoring and evaluation, and ensure that measurable outcomes are attained
· Plan and manage program budgets
· Conduct supervision and monitoring visits during IBBS data collection
· Prepare regular reports on program activities for CDC and the New York ICAP office
· Communicate regularly with MOH and National partners
· Represent ICAP in meetings with government officials, CDC, and partner organizations.
· Perform other duties as assigned

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