USAID Project EWMI Jobs – Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Advisor on the Judiciary at East-West Management Institute

Organisation: East-West Management Institute (EWMI)
Kampala, Uganda
The East-West Management
Institute (EWMI) is seeking qualified experts for a an upcoming five-year
USAID-funded program in Uganda that will work to support national-level
organizational structures that uphold respect for human rights and the rule of
law. The program will focus on three primary areas: (1) supporting an
independent judiciary, (2) fostering advocacy, and (3) advancing the flow of
information. These are long-term positions and offer generous benefits
The Deputy
Chief of Party (DCOP)/ Technical Advisor on the Judiciary will work closely
with the Chief of Party (COP) in overseeing activity operations. The incumbent
will also be responsible for the technical direction and oversight of the
judicial strengthening component and related parts of the advocacy component.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The
    job holder will conduct monitoring of the entire grant management process
    and ensuring proper compliance with USAID regulations, the grant
    objectives and requirements in the RFA.
  • The
    Senior Grants Manager will ensure that the Recipient develops results,
    indicators and targets as well as an annual work plan, which reflect the
    objectives of the grants program. Working with the COP, component managers
    and financial manager(s), oversee financial reporting and selection of
    applications to ensure conformity with the grants program criteria,
    including the implementation of sub-Recipient capacity building
    (technical, organizational and financial management).
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Deputy Chief of Party should hold a Master’s degree in law, political
    science, international development, or in a related discipline such as
    social science is highly preferred.
  • The
    applicant should have demonstrated experience of the judiciary and legal
    systems in Uganda.
  • At
    least five years in human rights, rule of law, democracy, or governance
    with a particular focus on entrenching multiparty democracy.
  • In
    addition, he/she shall have three years’ experience in providing technical
    assistance and capacity building (technical, organizational and financial
    management) support to government institutions and or civil society
to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications including a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact
information for three references to:
and indicate the position applied for in the subject line. Please note that no
phone calls are allowed.
EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional
Friday, August 23, 2013
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