USAID FHI 360 Project Jobs – Project Director II

Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About FHI360:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit 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/Project Director II will provide overall vision and leadership for the
project; develop annual work plans and ensure successful implementation; and
assume technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.
He/she will be 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 programming where appropriate, including public / private sector
partnerships. He/she will be responsible for the successful implementation of
the project, including achievement of program targets; submission of all
program deliverables to USAID; and identification and resolution of issues and
risks related to program implementation. He/ she will oversee the development
and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of
technical assistance in program operations; and 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
    candidate should possess a good 
    Master’s Degree in environmental health, public health,
    international development, or a related field.
  • At
    least ten years’ experience in senior project management and
    implementation of international water, sanitation and hygiene projects.
  • Demonstrated
    leadership success in: achieving project objectives, the use of innovative
    approaches and in developing new partners including the private sector.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge/experience of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related
    to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Past
    experience in using behavior change communication approaches to promote
    healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in water and
    sanitation or relevant area.
  • Solid
    and up to date knowledge of the issues and current evidence in relation to
    water and sanitation interventions
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of WASH issues, activities and stakeholders in
    Uganda is desirable.
  • Demonstrated
    capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a
    wide network of partners and stakeholders.
  • Strong
    written and oral communication skills in English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a cover letter with an updated resume
including salary requirements by e-mail to: uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please
indicate the job reference in the subject line of your email.
Deadline: 15th September, 2014

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