RTI International Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

RTI International Chief of Party Jobs Vacancies in Uganda


Introduction

RTI International’s Global Health Division is currently accepting applications for qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Health Systems Strengthening opportunity in Uganda. RTI anticipates the opportunity will focus on improving leadership and accountability for results in public and private health sectors, increasing availability and improving management of key health systems resources, and strengthening community systems for quality health services.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall performance and results of the project, including management and oversight of the program’s technical, operational, and administrative staff.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for USAID and communicate regularly with USAID to ensure that the Mission is up-to-date on the status of activities and aware of any issues.
  • Be the primary project liaison for Ugandan counterparts, stakeholders, and other donors.
  • Ensure quality control and overall responsiveness of all assistance under the contract, whether provided by long- or short-term personnel, subcontractors, or grantees.
  • Provide strategic leadership and vision to the RTI-led team.
  • Serve as RTI’s key liaison to USAID, host government counterparts, local organizations, other stakeholders and program partners. Represent the project on behalf of RTI in national, regional, and global meetings (as appropriate).
  • Interface regularly with USAID on management and decision-making.
  • Develop and implement annual program work and performance milestone plans and negotiates an agreement of those plans with USAID and other partner organizations.
  • Ensure coordination and collaboration with other USAID implementing agencies and public-sector programs, as appropriate.
  • Ensure the timely and quality completion of all program technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines.

    Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree (PhD preferred) in public health, health systems management, International development, health policy, or an advanced degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience managing and leading technical and administrative teams for complex health projects in developing countries, preferably in Uganda or the region.
  • At least 6 years of experience managing USAID projects.
  • Previous experience working as a COP for USAID preferably or USG-funded project is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated success in complex health program management including experience in the followings:
  • Strengthening leadership and management capacities of national and subnational actors
  • Improving transparency and accountability
  • Improving Health delivery services and client relationship management

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 31st January, 2018 to:

    recruitGH@rti.org




    RTI International Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Support the field team in refining the project’s results framework and participate in work planning sessions.
  • Develop the project’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plan by defining indicators and preparing indicator reference sheets.
  • Develop and lead the MEL plan across the project portfolio
  • Oversee the collection of baseline data and target setting.
  • Supervise the collection, analysis and reporting on performance indicators by other team members and project counterparts.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through field visits and spot checks to verify data.
  • Identify and track reliable secondary data sources.
  • Maintain the MEL system, periodically evaluate its effectiveness, and adjust as necessary to provide the project with accurate and useful data.
  • Lead the development of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation; contribute to other project reports such as annual work plans.
  • Integrate MEL into a routine project evaluation and performance improvement process that uses MEL findings to adjust program activities.

    Qualifications

  • USAID experience preferable and/or other international donor projects preferable.
  • Strong understanding of health sector in Uganda.
  • Solid experience and familiarity with impact evaluations, quantitative and qualitative research methods, surveillance surveys, research methodologies, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems preferable with donor-funded development programs.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, performance evaluations for improvement, reporting, and developing M&E and/or performance monitoring plans.
  • Strong skills
    in data collection and analysis, strategic analysis, M&E, identifying trends in data, and the ability to write convincing findings and recommendations.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills (attention to detail is required);
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 31st January, 2018 to:

    recruitGH@rti.org




    RTI International Senior Finance and Administration Mananger Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Oversee the finance and administration functions and ensure compliance with RTI and USAID procedures.
  • Oversee finance, human resource management, logistics, procurement, administration and information technology (IT) support to the project.
  • Work closely with COP, technical staff, pertinent regional and home office staff and appropriate USAID staff, when necessary, to ensure project resources are effectively and efficiently budgeted, analyzed, disbursed, monitored and reported in achieving project objectives and results.
  • When necessary, work closely with key RTI staff, government officials, contractors and USAID staff to ensure full compliance with local laws
  • Provide training and guidance to field staff and COP on managing project expenses for annual work plan and contract budgets.
  • Oversee preparation and submission of monthly financial statements (including expenses, receivable and payables).
  • Ensure timely submission of expense reports, bank reconciliations and wire transfer requests to corporate headquarters in the US.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual expenditures and prepare pipeline estimates for the project.
  • Prepare biweekly cash requirements, monitoring cash flow and reconciles cash accounts in order to maintain appropriate cash balances.

    Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Economics, accounting, MBA, or related field of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 9 years of related work experience in finance, administration, and project management, preferably for international organizations in international settings.
  • Prior experience overseeing finance and administration for a USG-funded project of a similar size and complexity is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of applicable USAID/USG procurement, assistance, rules and regulations, as well as administrative policies and techniques.
  • Excellent track record of good interpersonal, supervision, leadership and managerial skills.
  • Results-oriented and team player and ability to follow guidelines and controls required of the position.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access plus working knowledge of accounting and procurement software (particularly QuickBooks) is preferable.
  • Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills (attention to detail is required); flexibility and capacity to multi-task.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 31st January, 2018 to:

    recruitGH@rti.org




    RTI International Governance Advisor Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Build citizen participation in planning, management and monitoring of the health system.
  • Oversee, coordinate and implement capacity building programs in leadership, management, policy, strategic planning, advocacy, coordination and partnerships.
  • Oversee the development of tools and/or products such as training materials, advocacy briefs, guidelines, social media, etc., related to governance activities (outlined above).
  • Foster and maintain effective, professional relationships with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts.
  • Ensure the timely and quality completion of all relevant program deliverables and reporting.
  • Actively participate in the development of annual work planning, design, implementation, and reporting related to project technical activities.

    Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in public health, public policy/administration, community development and/or a related technical degree.
  • Minimum of 6 years designing, implementing and/or building capacity in health governance including experience providing technical assistance to central governments, local governments, the private sector, parastatal, and community service organizations.
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external clients, including USAID, government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, and other program partners.
  • Experience working in decentralized contexts.
  • Strong conceptual skills, with ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills (attention to detail is required);
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 31st January, 2018 to:

    recruitGH@rti.org

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