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Deputy Chief of Party

Job Description

Position: Deputy Chief of Party

Duty Station: Northern Uganda.

Reporting to: Chief of Party


Purpose of the position:

The position shall directly assist the Chief of Party in the design, implementation and monitoring of high impact health and HIV/AIDS Interventions of the Karamoja Health and HIV/AIDS Integrated Program.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher in the area of Public Health, Health Systems Management, or Social Sciences.

  • A minimum of 8 years working experience including managing USG supported programs.

  • Possess technical expertise and experience in designing and implementing high impact HIV/AIDS and health services in Uganda or similar setting

  • Experience in decentralized health and HIV/AIDS service delivery with sub-Saharan Africa

  • Demonstrated experience in gender integration into health projects and services

  • Should have adequate management expertise, interpersonal skills and professional relationships

  • Experience developing and communicating a project vision, aligning key stakeholders around the vision, and assuring the vision is translated into an efficiently implemented program;

  • Previous experience as a COP or DCOP or Technical Director in a large Health and HIV/AIDS integrated project funded by USAID or SIDA preferred

  • A proven, successful record of achieving results, preferably in a difficult working environment

  • Must be either a Ugandan citizen or from the East African region.

Please note that the position is contingent upon Project Award from the Donor and details of job responsibilities shall be shared upon award of the grant.