Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Feb 7, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.
    Read more about this company


    Deputy Team Leader – GAVI DSI

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Support the Team Leader in providing strategic and technical leadership and direction, defining and implementing activities to achieve the greatest impact toward project goals and objectives; serve as Acting Team Leader in the Team Leader’s absence.
    • Provide technical guidance, technical assistance and mentoring in the delivery of immunization services, DSI; identify learning needs of project staff and troubleshoot technical issues related to project implementation.
    • Work with Technical Specialists in Immunization, SBCC and Cash programming and provide technical leadership and expertise in one of those core areas.
    • Closely monitor the implementation of project activities against approved work plans and budgets and ensure timely completion of results and achievement of objectives.
    • Ensure project delivery meets all standard operational policies and procedures.
    • Support the Team Leader in managing consortium partnerships and maintain collaborative partner relations, ensuring that all partners are aware of the project’s expectations and are actively involved in achieving the objectives while using the project management tools developed or adapted for the consortium.
    • Support reporting to GAVI through both formal and informal debriefings, annual and semi-annual reports; lead review of periodic programmatic reports and their ensure timely submission to the Team Leader
    • Assist Team Leader in maintaining active and cooperative relationships with all key stakeholders, including government officials, project partners, other implementing agencies, and related institutions.
    • Work closely with project staff and partners to identify, document and disseminate best practices.
    • Represent the project and the organization in public, as assigned, and support the distribution of information about project achievements and lesson learned.
    • Support project staff by creating and maintaining a work environment that promotes teamwork, trust, mutual respect, and empowers staff to take responsibility.
    • Conduct other activities as assigned by the Team Leader


    • Advanced degree (MA from an accredited university in public health, global health, medicine, international development, or other related field; equivalent experience may be substituted for graduate degree.
    • At least 10 years of experience in managerial roles on comparable programs in developing countries, including substantial supervisory experience; previous experience as Deputy Team Leader, or DCOP on Institutional Donor funded programs preferred.
    • Technical expertise or work experience implementing Immunization programs difficult to reach or low resource settings. Additional SBCC expertise or cash in health programming would be an advantage.
    • Experience with DSI projects required, specific experience with conditional and unconditional cash transfers is an additional advantage
    • Significant knowledge of GAVI compliance, rules and regulations required.
    • Substantial experience managing diverse sub-grantees/sub-contractors, including INGO, NGO, local FBO and private sector actors.
    • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to develop relations with local counterparts, donors, and other stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated innovation and success in staff capacity-building and in participatory, flexible, and gender-sensitive programming and implementation.
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
    • Fluency in English required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to International Rescue Committee on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at International Rescue Committee Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail