Deputy Chief of Party Job Placement – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Deputy Chief of Party
Organization: Abt Associates
Project Name: USAID Strengthening
Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) project
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Abt Associates
is an international development organization composed of dedicated
professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and
practical training services in more than 128 countries.
About USAID SHOPS Project:
Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) project is
USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health. SHOPS focuses on
increasing availability, improving quality, and expanding coverage of essential
health products and services in family planning and reproductive health,
maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS, and other health areas through the
private sector. In Uganda, the healthy mother voucher program has two
objectives: to provide access to maternal child health care services from
accredited private facilities and to build the capacity of a local organization
to manage the voucher program.
Job Summary: The Deputy
Chief of Party will provide leadership, management, and strategic direction to
the Abt team implementing this project, in close coordination with the Chief of
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s Degree
(minimum) in public health, business administration, social marketing, finance,
or other related fields;
A minimum of ten years’ professional experience in
designing, implementing and managing private sector health projects in
developing countries;
Proven leadership skills and experience in managing
private sector interventions;
Vast experience interacting with host country
governments and counterparts and international donor agencies at high levels.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Abt Associates’ USAID
Project should send a cover letter and updated CVs to
using the subject “Uganda Voucher Program”
Deadline: 4th December, 2015
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