Deputy Chief of Party, USAID/Zambia Program for Advancing Supply Chain Outcomes (PASCO)

Full Time

About PalladiumPalladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.Palladium AmericasOur Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC.This OpportunityThe Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) of Zambia for the Program for Advancing Supply Chain Outcomes (PASCO) will work closely with the Chief of Party to provide overall leadership and management of the project including meeting the project’s technical objectives, harmonizing activities across the program, managing financial resources, program staff, partnering agreements, maintaining good working relationships with the Zambian government officials and local partners, managing client reporting, and ensuring high-quality service delivery. The DCOP will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments and manage diverse teams to deliver impact.The Program for Advancing Supply Chain Outcomes (PASCO) is an anticipated project, and the position is contingent upon award from USAID.You And Your CareerIf you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise in supply chain management, procurement, warehousing or logistics, we are interested in hearing from you. We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the start. We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!Reporting And SupervisionThe Deputy Chief of Party will report to Chief of Party.Primary Duties And Responsibilities Support the Chief of Party to provide technical direction and supervision for all program activities and interventions to ensure integration, coordination, and collaboration across all result areas Ensure that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that reporting requirements of the donor are followed. Ensure quality activity implementation and ensure compliance with donor requirements. Promote sustainability of project activities through effective networking, linkages to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and local organizations Provide operational, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for project activities Undertaking other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party Key Competencies Required At least 8 years’ experience in international development working with donors (including USAID) is required. A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Deputy Chief of Party or in a senior leadership position of a project that is implemented at the country level that required the assembling, managing, and assisting with supervising complex teams. 3 years’ experience with global health (supply chain management, procurement, warehousing or logistics) programs strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders including government agencies, Zambian government and counterparts, and international donor agencies. Experience in monitoring and documenting project activities and outcomes. Strong leadership, program, organizational management and oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills for working with project staff, donors and beneficiaries. Master’s degree in global public health, business, supply chain management, public administration, healthcare administration, or a related field. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

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