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Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, seeks qualified candidates for a USAID-funded project, AfyaInfo.

DCOP Technical

The Technical Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP/Tech) provides leadership and strategic management oversight for implementation of the project’s technical work under the direction of the project’s Chief of Party (COP).

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the COP in setting and pursuing a results oriented program strategy, in consultation with USAID, other partners and stakeholders.
  • Provide direct technical leadership, support and oversight to project activities under the project’s key technical areas: health information systems, organizational development/change management, capacity building, data quality assurance, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Assist in identifying and accessing technical resources within and for the project.
  • Participate in international technical networks, meetings, and select technical working groups as appropriate to represent the project and ensure collaboration of relevant technical work.
  • Manages the production of client- and corporate project-management deliverables and ensures the quality of technical reports.
  • Contributes to the project’s M&E and monitors project performance and timelines.
  • Supervises senior technical staff members.
  • Facilitates collaboration across the project.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • PhD or Master’s level education in the area of Public Health, Health Informatics or another relevant field of study;
  • 10+ years of experience in development program management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with USAID, ministry officials, and other development partners.
  • Experience developing and communicating a project vision, aligning key stakeholders around the vision, and assuring the vision is translated into an efficiently implemented program.
  • Previous experience as a DCOP in a large USAID funded project preferred.

    How to apply

    To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s specific qualifications for the desired position to: KenyaJobs [at] abtassoc.com

    In the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for which you are applying.

    If you wish to apply for more than one position, please submit separate applications for each position.

    Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.

    Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Interested individuals can learn more about Abt Associates at: www.abtassociates.com

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