Path International Jobs in Uganda

Path International Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda


Introduction

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs.

Responsibilities

  • Provides overall leadership to the project team, technical and operational aspects of the project, including planning and implementation of the project.
  • Manages effective use of the resources to reach the desired results of the project, monitoring the work plans, budgets and finances, in accordance with the procedures of the donor (USAID).
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual work plans, budgets, and annual progress reports in a timely fashion for submission to USAID.
  • Serves as the liaison with the local USAID Mission, US Government representatives, partners, civil society organizations, appropriate officials from the Government of Uganda and representatives from other donor and development agencies.
  • Guides the technical and programmatic aspects of work plans and activities.
  • Ensures timely and accurate financial and program reports to USAID and PATH HQ as required.
    Plans, directs, and coordinates activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Develops annual work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies.
  • Provides guidance and coaching to managers and staff to achieve project goals and develop national leadership capacity.
  • Establishes, serves, and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters.

    Qualifications

  • A Masters’ degree or its international equivalent or higher in public health or a related area.
  • At least 10-15 years of professional experience in public health, particularly leading and designing health systems strengthening programs;
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in project management and leadership.
  • Proven experience working with government officials, particularly the Ministry of Health is highly desirable, to support strategy development, implementation plans and decision making.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 4th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Path International Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda




    Path International Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance, technical assistance and capacity building in health systems strengthening.
  • Monitor implementation of health systems strengthening related activities in the field and ensure timely completion of objectives.
  • Assemble and lead the health systems strengthening technical team to carry out assessments and capacity building exercises for local partners.
  • Produce and present papers 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.
  • Work closely with Project staff and implementing partners to identify, document, and disseminate best practices.
  • Serve as acting Chief of Party when necessary and in that role represent the project before USAID and project stakeholders.

    Qualifications

  • A Masters’ degree or its international equivalent or higher in public health or a related area.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the implementation and management of international development projects preferably within health.
  • Experience in managing USAID-funded programs is required.
  • Broad understanding of public health in Uganda and knowledgeable in the area of health systems strengthening.
  • Proven skills in managing health related projects.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should
    apply online by 4th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Path International Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda




    Path International Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Lead program annual budget development process that includes managing the annual work plan, life-of-project and activity budgets and ensuring compliance of program expenditures with approved budgets;
  • Monitor adjustments to the annual budget whenever required.
  • Coordinate monthly requests of funds, based on budget and cash flow projections, to ensure the program has all the necessary funds for the operations.
  • Review purchase orders and confer with team leader for approval.
  • Ensure all program staff are trained on USAID Rules and Regulations and compliance with the Cooperative Agreement.
  • Ensure timely submission of administrative and financial reports to HQ as required.

    Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
    Ten (10) years of experience managing;
  • At least eight years’ experience in financial and operational management of complex international development assistance programs.
  • Significant experience with USG-funded projects preferably in Uganda with regional field experience strongly desirable, USAID experience highly desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge of USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, management, planning, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience to provide technical assistance to organization and conduct trainings.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills with fluency in English.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 4th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Path International Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda




    Path International Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Provide in-country technical leadership and support for monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management.
  • Ensure the integration of M&E activities into all project components.
  • Collect report and analyze information on project activities.
  • Ensure timely and complete reporting from in-country executing partners in accordance with approved reporting formats, especially supported health facilities and districts reporting into the national health database and reporting into PEPFAR reporting formats
  • Monitor and evaluate progress towards annual work plans, expected outputs, including selecting and monitoring progress in meeting indicators.
  • Assist the Chief of Party in the preparation of work plans/selection of indicators and annual implementation plans with a view towards the project’s M&E requirements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly progress reports, annual project report, inception report, ad-hoc technical reports, and success stories for USAID funding in line with the required formats.
  • Collect data for annual M&E plan and use those data to improve project performance.
  • Adapt and implement tools and techniques to improve the quality and use of data for decision making.
  • Compile information on lessons learned and expertise within and outside the project.

    Qualifications

  • Masters’ degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics or another related field.
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation in developing countries with USAID.
  • Demonstrated research experience and skills, complemented by experience in collaborating with varying types of partners.
  • Must have extensive knowledge in collaboration, learning and adapting concepts to health projects.
  • Must have excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated decision making ability operating in a management culture built on consensus and results. Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual.
  • Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular.
    Demonstrated intermediate skills in IT as Word,
  • Excel and PowerPoint, experienced with project planning applications.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 4th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Path International Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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