USAID FHI 360 International Jobs – Chief of Party (Project Director II)

Organisation: FHI 360
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit
human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by
advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in
Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society,
Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities
to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more
than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 is hoping to win an award for the
implementation of a 5-year, $31,46171, USAID/ Uganda-funded sanitation project.
The project will accelerate sustainable improvement in quality and access of
water and sanitation services, and improve hygiene behaviors in Uganda by
introducing a series of contemporary, integrated water and sanitation
interventions at the community and household levels.
Job Summary:  The Chief of Party (Project Director II) will
provide overall vision and leadership for the project; be accountable to USAID
for all project deliverables; and assume technical and management
responsibility for all project personnel. The job holder will be the primary
liaison for the project with USAID, relevant Ugandan Ministries, other donors
and institutions, implementing partners, technical agencies and other
stakeholders, ensuring alignment and harmonization with other USAID/ Uganda and
other programming where appropriate, including public/private sector
partnerships. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and monitoring
annual plans; achievement of program targets; submission of all program
deliverables to USAID; and identification and resolution of issues and risks
related to program implementation. The COP will oversee partner efforts in
program implementation. He/she will be ultimately responsible for award
management, including compliance with FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures
for prime award management, sound financial monitoring and control and sub
award management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
incumbent for the USAID Chief of Party career opportunity should hold a Master’s
Degree in environmental or civil engineering, public health, business
administration, governance, or related field.
·        
A
professional engineering license through a professional society or government
agency is strongly preferred. ,
·        
The
ideal candidate should have more than ten years of professional experience,
with progressively increasing responsibilities and duties, in fields related to
the successful implementation of projects’ such as water and sanitation
technical expertise, local governance and/or private sector capacity building
for improvement of water and sanitation services, and behavior change
promotion.
·        
Significant
experience in water, sanitation and hygiene engineering applications, including
experience overseeing construction and considering environmental impact.
·        
At
least five years’ experience in the management and oversight of USAID-funded
cooperative agreements and/or contracts of a similar size and scope. Experience
in strategic planning, supervision of projects, and budgeting of large, donor-
funded projects.
·        
Detailed
knowledge/experience of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to
program design/ implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
·        
Solid
and up-to-date knowledge of the Uganda WASH context: stakeholders, issues and
current evidence in relation to water supply and sanitation interventions in
Uganda,
·        
Past
exposure and experience in behavior change communication approaches to promote
healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in water and sanitation
or relevant area.
·        
Demonstrated
capacity to develop and maintain effective relationships with Ugandan
government official and policymakers, as well as a broader range of public and
private stakeholders and partners.
·        
Strong
written and oral communication skills in English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified prospective
employees are encouraged to send a cover letter, CV/resume including salary
requirements to: The Human Resource Office, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.
O. Box 5768, Kampala, UGANDA or by email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please clearly
indicate the title of the position in the email subject line.
Deadline: Friday, 10th July,
2015

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