Multi Community Based Development Initiative Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda

Multi Community Based Development Initiative Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda


Position Summary

  • The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will offer overall technical direction and oversight to the activity in terms of design, implementation and monitoring of interventions.

  • S/he will directly report to COP and support the Chief of Party and provide technical oversight and leadership in delivering effective OVC interventions for the project and will manage a team of senior Technical Advisors.

  • As an expert on OVC, the DCOP will be responsible for program quality, including the use of QI and the quality of training manuals.

  • S/he will oversee coordination of field operations through other Managers and ensure that USAID/ICARE activities meet USAID, MUCOBADI and Local government programming standards.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of technical implementation through leadership and management of project components

  • Lead the USAID/ICARE project team, including the technical specialists/Advisors across all districts of operation

  • Manage, guide, mentor and build the capacity of technical staff

  • Work closely with Technical Advisors, the Financ

  • Department, and the COP to ensure full compliance with MUCOBADI standard operating procedures, USAID policies and regulations, and national policies and laws

  • Work in collaboration with the MEL Director and team to ensure programmatic monitoring and evaluation in accordance to the award

  • Support the COP in programmatic representation, strategic development and quality control duties; and liaise with USAID and other stakeholders to respond to their informational, data and monitoring requirements

  • Review technical specifications of large procurements to ensure accuracy.

  • Work in partnership and coordination with the COP to engage in frequent, routine
    communication so that USAID is aware of both progress and potential issues and solicits
    assistance and input as needed to ensure that performance meets or exceeds technical agreement requirements

  • Ensure that technical and operational activities are carried out according to USAID and MUCOBADI’s policies and procedure

  • Support the COP in the preparation of annual work plans and ensure technical quality and cooperation with project staff, USAID and other stakeholders.

  • Develop and deliver reports and written documentation related to technical activities to be reported to USAID, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

  • Develop short-term technical assistance plans and communicate needs to USAID/ICARE and MUCOBADI management; and monitor work in the field.

  • Support communications and knowledge management efforts; drafting technical notes,
    documenting best practices and refining success stories

  • In absence of the COP, Deputy COP serves as acting COP of the USAID/ICARE Activity.

    Required Specifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in development studies, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required.

  • More than 8 years’ experience with progressively increasing leadership in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of complex and comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs in Uganda or similar settings.

  • Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in development and implementation of inclusive development
    programs that integrate gender, key and other priority populations, youth, AGYW and other vulnerable children and populations into health projects and services.

  • Experience in monitoring, reporting and evaluation of health and OVC programs.

  • Highly developed analytical skills to facilitate continuous analysis and interpretation of program data to discern trends, prompt further operational research and generate information to enhance routine program adjustments and adaptation in response to emerging client needs and policy changes.

  • Experience and technical expertise in designing and implementing successful facility and community based integrated health and OVC services

  • Demonstrated applied knowledge in Financial management project monitoring skills

    How to Apply

  • Interested persons should send their application letters and CV indicating three referees via email to: hr@mucobadi.org not later than 5.00pm on 19th October 2020.

  • MUCOBADI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age or disability.

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