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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Chief of Party Job at FHI 360 - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief of Party

Jobs at:
FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
12th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 2000000 , Minimum: 1400000 , Maximum: 6000000 , Period: MONTH
Dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions for an anticipated USAID Uganda Project "The Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Activity will aim to increase the ability of individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors that will result in improved health and development outcomes through social and behavior change (SBC). The focus will be on family planning and reproductive health; HIV/AIDS; malaria; nutrition; maternal, neonatal, and child health; water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); emerging pandemic threats and other infectious diseases; and, to a certain extent, other non-health development activities in education, economic growth, and democracy and governance, as the need arises.".

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide overall leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of SBC strategies to address the need of behavior change related to health (FP/RH, MNCAH, malaria, HIV/AIDS, and other selected health areas) and development sectors
• Provide leadership in implementing and operationalizing SBC strategies and approaches including use of human centered design (HCD), behavioral economics, and communication.
• Provide leadership in collaboration, coordination, and communication between stakeholders within and outside of the health sector.
• Lead the overall planning, implementation, and management, in close coordination with the GOU and USG partners, as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost effective manner with adherence to technical quality standards and donor guidelines
• Oversee a team of senior technical and program management project staff and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all
• Oversee/manage partnerships and ensure strong lines of coordination and collaboration are established and maintained
• Ensure financial compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations
• Serve as the primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, GOU partners, and other key stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Communication/ Behavior Change, Social Sciences, International Development, or a related field. Ten years senior level management experience in the design, implementation, and management of social and behavior change programs of similar size, complexity, and setting

Job application procedure
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV including salary requirements/expectations by email to: not later than Friday, 12th April 2019. Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line.

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