US Agency for International Development Project Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

US Agency for International Development Project Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Personal Services Contractor (PSC) – Project Management Specialist (Strategic Information/Health Information Systems).

Eligible Offers

“Cooperating Country National” shall mean the individual engaged to serve in the Cooperating Country under this contract.

“Cooperating Country” shall mean the foreign country in or for which services are to be rendered hereunder.

Opening Date: September 5, 2022

Closing Date: October 4, 2022

The Project management Specialist (Strategic Information/Health Information Systems (SI/HIS)) position is located in the USAID/Uganda Office of Health and HIV/AIDS (OHH).

OHH is USAID/Uganda’s largest technical office and most complex bilateral health programs.

Currently, there are six technical units:

  • Health System Strengthening Unit (HSS)

  • President’s Malaria Initiative Unit (PMI),

  • the HIV & Tuberculosis Unit (HIV/TB) and its PEPFAR sponsored activities

  • Family Health Unit (FHU)

  • Strategic Information Unit (SI)

  • Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and Emerging Pandemic Threats Unit.

    The OHH Team is headed by a U.S. Foreign Service Officer who reports directly to the Mission Director.

    The role of the SI Unit is to support evidence-based program management and decision making across the health portfolio by collecting and analyzing data and information and advising OHH leadership and technical units on program planning and Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting, and Learning (MERL).

    The Specialist advises on the development of SI/HIS strategies and programs to support the Government of Uganda (GOU)’s Health Information and Digital Health Strategic Plan

    Monitors SI/HIS activities in close coordination with GOU counterparts, U.S. Government (USG) interagency colleagues, development partners, and other key stakeholders

    Oversees MERL for designated units in OHH, focusing particularly
    on family planning, maternal and child health, HIV/TB, and COVID-19 vaccine data management

    Provides management oversight and technical assistance to OHH contractors and grantees

    Supports cross-cutting programs, policies, and evaluations to ensure that proposed SI/HIS strategies and programs are consistent with Agency, Embassy, Mission, and host country priorities.

    The position is non-supervisory and the Specialist reports to the SI Unit Lead.


  • A Master’s degree in Public Health; Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Development Studies; Public Administration; Business Administration; Management; Statistics; Sociology; or another field closely related to development, with a focus on M&E or SI, is required.

    Prior Work Experience

  • Seven (7) years of experience that includes developing results frameworks, performance indicators, and PMPs; tracking, maintaining, and reporting on multiple sets of indicators; conducting baseline studies, assessments, and/or evaluations; conceptualizing and managing research, conducting data analysis, and disseminating research findings; working collaboratively with host country counterparts at nationalized and decentralized levels; and providing programmatic oversight for development activities.

  • This experience must be within a multilateral or bilateral organization, and/or a development organization in a developing country.

    How to Apply

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    US Agency for International Development Project Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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