USAID Project Jobs – Senior Project Director/Chief of Party at Futures Group

About Futures Group:
Futures Group is recruiting for a Senior Project Director/Chief of Party to provide leadership and management for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA), that is intended to create the conditions to enable USAID/Uganda to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development enterprise.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Provides overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for project activities.
·         Manages a core staff of technical and administrative program professionals and works with the US-based country management support team to ensure responsive and efficient project operations
·         Ensures that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to
·         Serves as the primary liaison with USAID, and stakeholders
·         Organizes project representation at relevant meetings with stakeholders, as appropriate
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Advanced degree in social sciences, public health or other relevant field.
·         High degree of judgment, maturity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor, evaluate and create conditions that enable collaborating, learning, and adapting.
·         10 or more years managing and providing strategic and technical leadership as either a Program Director or similar senior-level position on field programs funded by USG.
·         Understanding of Ugandan health and development sectors.
·         Experience in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders including government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
·         Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial and evaluative skills.
·         Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe.
·         Professional and diplomatic demeanor and conduct, especially during interactions with the client and its constituents.
·         Ability to anticipate, respond and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands.
·         Ability to take initiative and respond independently to situations.
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