Path Deputy Chief of Party - Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Uganda

Path Deputy Chief of Party - Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Uganda

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH seeks a Deputy Chief of Party to support and provide strategic leadership and oversight for an anticipated USAID-funded Social and Behavior Change (SBC) project in Uganda. The SBC project will result in the improved ability of individual, household, and communities to adopt priority behaviors.


  • Assist the Chief of Party with all aspects of project operations including technical oversight, human resources, recruiting and training staff, and developing an experienced team with distinct roles and responsibilities.
  • Provide technical guidance, technical assistance and capacity building in SBC efforts.
  • Monitor implementation of SBC activities in the field and ensure timely achievement of project deliverables.
  • Assemble and lead the technical team to carry out assessments and capacity-building exercises for local partners.
  • Produce and disseminate key project results through journal articles, presentations, posters, and other mediums, at local, regional and international forums to share experiences and best practices.
  • Develop/produce contractual deliverables (quarterly, annual, field project evaluations, etc.) in conjunction with other key staff and external evaluators.
  • Coordinate and liaise with key external stakeholders, including other USAID implementing partners.
  • Serve as acting Chief of Party when necessary and, in that role, represent the project before USAID and project stakeholders.


  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, international development, or other closely related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in managing and providing technical support and capacity building to large complex international projects
    with significant SBC components.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing good/best practices in social behavior change desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in social sciences, public health and senior-level management position and experience leading large and complex SBC focused projects preferable
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively and effectively engaging with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations;
  • Demonstrated capacity in managing for results;
  • A senior technical expert in at least one of these technical areas (FP/RH; HIV/AIDS, MCH, Malaria, Nutrition), gender and youth; with sufficient understanding of all these areas to direct integrated, collaboration and coordination efforts;
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures is desirable;
  • High level of interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and other key stakeholders;
  • Proven record of leadership in the management of SBC programs and experience leading projects across a range of intervention types and/or health areas;
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Excellent skills and experience in collaborative working relationships with senior level government leadership.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 5th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Path Deputy Chief of Party - Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Uganda

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