Based in Kampala, Uganda
This position is contingent on funding.
We're Population Services International (PSI). We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve.
PSI has programs in more then 60 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.
There are over 7,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
We are Population Services International Uganda, a branch of Population Services International, the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization.
PSI Uganda relaunched its operations on August 1, 2017. Recently re-established as a network member of PSI, PSI/Uganda runs health interventions in reproductive health and youth friendly services, as well as socially markets products, services and healthy behaviors that enable low-income and vulnerable communities to lead healthier lives.
We are looking for a qualified, dynamic candidate for the position of Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded project meant to increase availability and access to equitable quality family planning services.
This activity will be USAID/Uganda's flagship mechanism for providing assistance to Uganda to reach its national family planning goals of reducing unmet need for and increasing use of modern contraception.
The COP will be responsible for ensuring successful program implementation, will provide leadership and strategic guidance, and will have technical, managerial, and interpersonal skills and experience.
Experience in effectively interacting with host country agencies, including private sector, central and local government, partners, and civil society is essential.
The Chief of Party will lead and manage the project and will be accountable for project deliverables and results, with accountability and authority for the development, execution, and monitoring of the project, including