USAID Non-profit Careers – Chief of Party/Project Director II at FHI 360

Organisation: FHI 360
Duty Station: Uganda
Job ID: 14600
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.
Job Summary:  The Chief of Party will manage a five year,
$31.46 M, 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. The Chief of Party 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
incumbent will also act as the main 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. He/she 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 also coordinate 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 applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in
environmental or civil engineering, public health, business administration,
governance, or related field. 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a minimum
of 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.
·        
Past exposure and experience in water, sanitation
and hygiene engineering applications, including experience overseeing
construction and considering environmental impact.
·        
Five years’ experience in the management and oversight
of USAID-funded cooperative agreements and/or contracts of a similar size and
scope.
·        
Previous experience in strategic planning,
supervision of projects, and budgeting of large, donor-funded projects.
·        
A professional engineering license through a professional
society or government agency is preferred.
·        
Demonstrated knowledge/experience of USAID policies,
procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting,
monitoring and evaluation.
·        
Broad 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,
·        
Previous experience in behavior change communication
approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in
water and sanitation or relevant area.
·        
Proven ability and 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. 
·        
Excellent written and oral communication skills in
English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online by clicking on the web link below.

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