FHI 360 Uganda Careers

FHI 360 Chief of Party Careers in Uganda

About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization 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 and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges.
FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party

Job Summary / 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 timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain an integrated vision and approach for the project in achieving the results as defined in the award, while maintaining overall excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID.
  • Lead the planning of all project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
  • Liaise between USAID/Uganda and all other counterparts, implementing partners and Government of Uganda officials involved with the program.
  • Ensure project activities adhere to USAID and country office management policies and practices
  • Produce and present papers at local, regional and international fora to share experiences and emerging best practices.
  • Oversee/manage partnerships and 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 Business Unit.
  • Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations.


  • Bachelors Degree Required and Master’s Degree preferred or similar degree with 15 years of program management experience, preferably in nutrition and livelihoods:
  • At least 5+ years of management experience and the direct supervision of professional and support staff for international development programs; or
  • At least 5+ years of Chief of Party experience on a USAID -funded health project
  • Familiarity with and experience working in Uganda
    Demonstrated understanding of how gender dynamics influence programming;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow;
  • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Chief of Party Careers in Uganda

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