Chief of Party – Integrated Health Activity Employment Opportunity – Cardno Emerging Markets USA

Organisation: Cardno
Emerging Markets USA
Duty
Station:
Gulu, Uganda
About
US:
Cardno
Emerging Markets USA, Ltd is an international professional infrastructure and
environmental services company, with specialist expertise in the development
and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around
the world.
About
USAID Project:
Cardno
Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) is anticipating to implement the USAID-funded
Integrated Health Activity in Northern Uganda. This project aims to increase
utilization of health services through increased availability of and
accessibility to health services, improved quality of health services and
increased availability of resources for public sector health services. Key aims
of the program are reduction in HIV infections, total fertility, maternal and
child mortality, malnutrition, malaria and tuberculosis (TB).
Job
Summary:
The Chief of Party will provide strategic vision, leadership qualities,
technical expertise and management experience to fulfill the Integrated Health
Activity project’s management requirements. The Chief of Party (COP) will be
responsible for 1) assuring that all assistance provided is technically sound
and appropriate for the needs to be addressed and 2) adequately managing and
supervising the work of all organizations and individuals engaged under the
project. The COP will also be expected to play a key role in leading and
substantive role in developing and implementing all activities; s/he shall be
the lead person for Cardno in liaising with USAID, government counterparts, and
other stakeholders to exchange information and develop professional
relationships. The COP will manage the technical teams, ensuring coordination
of goals and efforts across the entire project effort.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an Advanced
degree in public health, medicine, social development, business administration
or relevant field
·        
Previous experience in Uganda and/or East Africa
region leading implementation of large donor-funded health programs
·        
A minimum of ten years of mid to senior level
project management experience – prior Chief of Party or similar level position
experience is necessary
·        
Demonstrated ability to build team capacity and
delegate authority effectively
·        
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
professional Fluency in English
NB:
Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
How
to Apply:
If you want
to work for the Cardno Emerging Markets USA in the aforementioned capacity
should Apply Online by clicking on web link below.

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