Chief of Party at Savannah Informatics

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Savannah Informatics

Savannah Informatics is esteemed for its employee-focused culture, offering comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and opportunities for career advancement in healthcare informatics. Employees thrive in a collaborative environment, contributing to impactful solutions that enhance healthcare delivery and patient outcomes through innovative technology and data-driven insights.

Chief of Party

  • Job Type Contract
  • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field ICT / Computer  , Project Management 
  • As COP, you will steer the Digital Health Ecosystems program which aims to integrate and amplify digital health technologies across Kenya in the direction of a $18-25 million 5-year USAID investment. This position holds a dual focus: driving strategic direction and ensuring operational excellence. You will act as the primary liaison with USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other key stakeholders, leading a dedicated team to achieve groundbreaking healthcare impacts through digital innovation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: Craft and execute a visionary strategy for the project, ensuring alignment with national priorities and global best practices in digital health.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Foster robust partnerships with government entities, the private sector, and academia, positioning the project as a keystone in Kenya’s digital health evolution.
  • Project Management Excellence: Oversee project implementation, ensuring milestones are met within budget and time frames, maintaining high standards of quality and compliance.
  • Technical Oversight: Guide the project’s technical direction, leveraging your expertise in technology solutions architecture and digital health platforms like DHIS2 and OHIE.
  • Capacity Building: Mentor and develop project staff and partners, enhancing their capabilities to sustain and scale digital health innovations.
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making: Utilize analytics and evidence to inform strategic decisions, ensuring the project’s goals are met with precision and impact.

Qualifications

  • Essential Education: Master’s degree in Computer Science, Public Health, Health Informatics, or a related field.
  • Experience: At least 10 years in leadership roles in USAID-funded or similar projects, with a proven track record in digital health initiatives. Extensive experience working within Kenya’s health sector and with key stakeholders is crucial.
  • Skills: Exceptional leadership, strategic thinking, and problem-solving abilities. Proficiency in technology solutions architecture, project management, and digital health platforms is required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential.
  • Attributes: A commitment to fostering inclusive, locally-led solutions. The ability to navigate complex challenges with a collaborative, innovative approach.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Savannah Informatics on www.savannahinformatics.com to apply

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