Worcester, MA
  • Responsibilities

    PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

    PATH seeks a Chief of Party for the five-year USAID-funded project, Support TB Control Efforts in Ukraine. The project seeks to reduce the TB epidemic in Ukraine through early detection, appropriate care, and prevention for people living with TB, drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) and TB/HIV.

    Specific objectives of the project include building the capacity of medical, social service, and public health disease control staff to deliver and manage comprehensive TB services nationwide; early detection and diagnosis of TB cases improved; strengthening all components of the DR-TB treatment and management system; and supporting civil society, TB advocacy, and stigma reduction. Additionally, this Activity will assist the Mission in achieving targets and milestones set in the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis.


    • Lead a high-quality, results-oriented activity to achieve the objectives and expected results.
    • Provide overall strategic and managerial leadership of the activity in collaboration with all major stakeholders.
    • Lead overall planning, technical leadership and coordination of all activities including the work of any subpartners.
    • Oversee staff and sub-partners to ensure quality of activities and products developed under the project.
    • Maintain regular communication with AOR and other USG officials.
    • Drive the development and scale of innovations and new approaches that early detection and diagnosis of TB.
    • Oversee the development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables.
    • Manage effective activity implementation and use of resources to achieve project outcomes by monitoring work plans and finances in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and PATH policies and procedures.
    • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that project outcomes are accomplished and targets reached on time and within budget.
    • Coordinate with Government of Ukraine officials and other stakeholders to address stigma and discrimination.
    • Serve as project representative to the USAID Mission, other US government representatives, Government of Ukraine officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders.
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with PATH policies and applicable Ukrainian laws.
    • Recruit to meet evolving project demands.
    • Identify project staff learning needs and provide technical assistance, guidance, and mentoring to project team on technical issues related to project implementation.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    • Advanced degree (Medical, Masters or PhD) in health or social sciences,
    • Up to ten (10) years of experience leading international donor assistance projects;
    • Demonstrated strategic vision and leadership skills, technical expertise, and strong management skills to effectively and efficiently implement complex and politically sensitive international health projects;
    • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships with diverse groups of stakeholders, including host government agencies, donors, civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations, preferably to implement TB programming.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including international organizations, NGO partners, Government Institutions of Ukraine, and U.S. Government (USG) Agencies; and
    • Professional English written and oral communication skills.
    • Knowledge of and experience working with the USG is strongly preferred;
    • Candidates should have a minimum of ten years of experience working in the health sector with demonstrated experience in implementing programs improving TB, DR-TB, TB/HIV; and
    • Previous experience in Eastern or Central Europe is strongly preferred; experience in Ukraine is desired.
    • Ukrainian and/or Russian communication skills desired.

    All offers are conditional upon donor approval.

    PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

    PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

  • Qualifications
    • Must be able to read or write
    • Required to have HACCP certification

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