Chemonics Deputy chief of party Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics Deputy chief of party Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 08 Oct 2019

Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party for the anticipated USAID Strengthening Supply Chain Systems Technical Assistance Activity in Uganda.

The five-year, approximately $18.5 million Activity aims to fortify the performance of Uganda’s health supply chain systems in the self-sustaining, responsive, uninterrupted, and accountable delivery of quality-assured medicines and other supplies to improve the health status of Ugandans.

Working closely with the chief of party, the deputy chief of party will be responsible for program implementation and management. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the chief of party to provide management, leadership, oversight, and technical direction to strengthen health supply chain systems, increase availability and affordability of medical commodities for all Ugandans, and effectively integrate national and subnational supply chain systems for quality health services in Uganda
  • Support the chief of party and technical team in day-to-day project implementation; management; client engagement; and coordination between partners, government counterparts, and other implementation partners
  • Provide expertise in knowledge management and strengthen the institutionalization of the program’s approach with partners
  • Assist the chief of party to periodically evaluate project progress against the work plan and budget, identify issues and risks related to timely implementation, and undertake appropriate interventions to meet work plan objectives and client requests
  • Serve as the acting chief
    of party in the absence of the chief of party


  • Master’s degree or higher in supply chain management, business management, public health, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in managing large comprehensive and complex health programs in Uganda and/or East and Southern Africa
  • Demonstrated results and achievements increasing efficiencies in and optimizing health supply chains, with a specific emphasis in digital supply chain solutions and systems integration
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in health commodity procurement, warehousing, distribution, and logistics management information systems and in overseeing integrated collaboration and coordination efforts in these areas
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills and substantial experience interacting with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts, including senior-level government officials
  • Command of U.S. government-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures
  • Ugandan nationals or residents encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

    How to Apply:
    Please apply through by completing the questionnaire and uploading a CV, including three recent professional references and a cover letter, by October 8, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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