About the Role
The Regional Deputy Director, Africa is responsible for the regional oversight of a large, global health program anticipated to be funded by USAID program activities, while building strong relationships with USAID stakeholders and monitoring for potential risks. (S)he works with Chiefs of Party and regional program staff to ensure consistent, quality, and timely program delivery in line with USAID expectations, and oversees reporting to USAID. (S)he supports Chiefs of Party of countries in the region in ongoing implementation, providing support at key meetings and assistance with more complex issues. (S)he is instrumental in obtaining mission buy-in and startup of country program operations. The Regional Deputy Director, Africa is also responsible for USAID relationship management and regional stakeholder engagement, serving as the implementing organization’s regional representative to USAID missions and at external forums. (S)he is a focal point for coordination among partners working on the Program’s activities in the region. In addition, (s)he is responsible for ensuring program compliance within the region, creating and promoting channels to escalate country level risks, and continuously improving policies, procedures and practices for compliance and risk mitigation.
At USP everything we do is in service of our mission to help protect and improve the health of people around the world. From the standards we create to the partnerships we foster, we continually work to build and reinforce a foundation that draws us closer to a world where everyone can be confident of quality in health and healthcare.