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Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) Job at FHI 360 - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Ngo , Category: Management ]

Jobs at: FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
13th September 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied Science, behavior change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today's diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions for an anticipated USAID Uganda Voluntary Family Planning for Improved Health and Development Activity. The main result for this activity will be to increase adoption of healthy Family Planning and Reproductive Health (FP/RH) behaviors which will contribute to long term demographic shifts and thus accelerate Uganda's progress towards its overall development goals. Key intermediate results will include improving leadership and coordination to support FP/RH programs, addressing deep rooted social and cultural practices that negatively impact adoption of FP/RH behaviors, and strengthening provision of comprehensive FP services.
The DCOP will be responsible for supporting the COP in their duties and managing the anticipated program's implementation and oversee its : performance, management and operations.
The duration of the project is five years and the position will be based in Kampala. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate. .

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the COP in the overall management of the program Facilitate the achievement of program objectives and targets with management and technical support Review project deliverables for completeness, accuracy, and continuous quality improvement and meeting the targets.
• Participate in the development of the project strategic and operational plans and oversee the development and successful implementation of the annual work plans.
• Together with the COP ensure timely, highquality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports and any other reports required by USAID.
• Together with the COP ensure timely, highquality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports and any other reports required by USAID. Develop program and financial management systems, policies, procedures and tools to design, implement, monitor, and improve program operations, and document/ disseminate best practices and lessons learnt.
• Work with the COP to develop and nurture positive coordination and collaboration with the partner organizations.
• Meet regularly with USAID to share progress, accomplishments, and challenges in partnership with the COP.
• Liaise regularly with USAID on the current and future strategic direction, and act on behalf of COP when delegated this authority.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Minimum Requirements:
• A Master's Degree or 3 years of professional exposure working in mid to senior - management position in addition to the below requirement of 7 years).
• A minimum of 7 years of mid to senior level experience in designing, implementing or managing health programs for developing countries with large, complex, family planning, sexual, and reproductive health programs preferred
• At least five years of experience working in reproductive health and family planning programs in Uganda
• Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of management expertise - and experience.
• Demonstrated understanding of how social norms and gender dynamics influence programming.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, USAID and donor organizations.
• Familiarity with USG regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted projects..

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: 3-7 years

Job application procedure
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