18 October 2016

Chief of Party/Project Director Employment Opportunity - ICF

Organization: ICF
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
ICF is a leading global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. Our clients span health, energy, and transportation industries as well as government agencies in the United States and Europe. We give them the data, insights, and deep implementation expertise they need to deliver results that matter to consumers, citizens, and communities.

About USAID Project:
ICF is planning to implement an upcoming USAID-funded Strategic Information Technical Support activity in Uganda. The activity will facilitate, promote and enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s health system, particularly its response against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Job Summary: The Chief of Party/Project Director will have primary responsibility for liaising with USAID and other stakeholders in Uganda. The jobholder will oversee contract implementation, providing the technical vision and approach and managing the project team and consortium members. He/she will ensure the project complies with award terms and conditions, USAID policies and regulations, and systems are in place to mitigate risk of fraud, waste and abuse.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the USAID Chief of Party/Project Director job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree with five (5) years of experience (in addition to the 10 years requirement noted below), in Business Management, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Statistics, Applied Research or related field;
·         At least ten (10) years of working in M&E of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, five of which must be at senior management level;
·         Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations;
·         Excellent past performance references;
·         Expertise in one of the following areas: Performance monitoring, Evaluation, Training and technical assistance at the country level
·         Knowledge management and collaborative learning methods
·         Working knowledge of and/or experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures is desirable;
·         Demonstrated knowledge of PEPFAR, GOU and other stakeholder data requirements and a good understanding of the political economy around HIV/AIDS programming at USG and GOU is desired;
·         Experience in decentralized health service delivery and good knowledge of health care system in the sub-Saharan African is desired.
·         Excellent track record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.
·         Demonstrated ability: to assemble, quickly and effectively, and to manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; to interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and to design, implement detailed, organized, timely, accurate monitoring and evaluation programs.
·         Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation ability, as well as experience successfully leading an intercultural team in a development context.
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Fluency in English

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates who wish to join ICF should apply by visiting the web link below.

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