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

Vacancy title:
Chief of Party-COP [ 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

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

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 COP will provide overall technical and management leadership to the design and implementation of the project, leading a team comprised of other senior-level staff. The COP will facilitate the development and implementation of project strategy and plans including ME&L. The COP will ensure excellent coordination and collaboration with USAID, public and private sector partners and stakeholders at the community, facility, district, and national levels. 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:
• Responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timelv and cost-effective manner.
• Lead the planning of all project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, evidencebased best practices and donor guidelines.
• Liaise between USAID/Uganda and all other Government of Uganda officials involved with the program ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration are established and maintained.
• Oversee a team of senior technical, financial and program management staff for the project and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all team members, and with relevant staff in HQ and the East and Southern Africa Regional Office.
• Ensure project implementation follows all USAID grant terms and conditions.
• Ensure project reports submitted to donors complete and on time.
• Ensure the effective use and coordination of donor resources and the compliance of the financial systems and controls with relevant donor standard.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Minimum Requirements:
• A Master's Degree from a University OR 5 years of professional experience working in a senior management position for donor funded health projects in addition to the below requirement of 10 years);
• Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study (required);
• A minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility working for multifaceted family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) programs;
• At least 7 years of project management experience of public health projects in Uganda;
• At least 5-10 years' experience managing USAID funded programs;

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: 5-10 years

Job application procedure
Click here for more details: Uganda/Director--FinancialManagement-and-Operations Requisition-2019200894 Senior Gender, Adolescent and Youth Specialist:

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