Chemonics Deputy chief of party Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics Deputy chief of party Jobs in Uganda


Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the USAID Uganda Social and Behavior Change for Transformation activity (SBC4T) based in Kampala, Uganda. The purpose of SBC4T is to improve the ability of individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors through Social and Behavior Change (SBC), which will in turn transform households, communities, and systems for improved health and development outcomes. The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Support strategic leadership and assist the chief of party in coordinating project activities and staff
  • Build effective partnerships with diverse partners and stakeholders
  • Ensure the project complies with USAID policies and regulations and that systems are in place to mitigate risk of fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Serve as the acting chief of party in the chief of party’s absence

    Requirements

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health, communications/behavior change, social sciences, international development, or a related advanced degree
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in managing and providing technical support and capacity building for large
    complex international projects with significant social and behavior change aims
  • Considerable working experience in social behavior change preferred
  • Senior expertise in at least one of these technical areas: family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, gender, and youth; proven understanding of all these areas to direct integrated collaboration and coordination efforts
  • Demonstrated experience managing large-scale social and behavior change activities in Uganda
  • Demonstrated experience applying social and behavior change approaches within and outside of the health sector; experience with human-centered design and behavioral economics preferred
  • Experience reporting to USAID or other U.S. government-funded programs
  • Experience working with the Ministry of Health and implementing partners in Uganda required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, and judgement

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Chemonics Deputy chief of party Jobs in Uganda

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