USAID OVC WEI Project Jobs – Deputy Chief of Party

Job Title: Deputy
Chief of Party
Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID’s
Better Outcomes for Children and Youth Project
Duty Station:  Jinja,
About WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a
Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and
made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they
need to grow into healthy adults.
About USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of
World Education seeks a candidate for this position subject to award of USAID’s
Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a
$24.5 million program with a large sub grant component.
Job Summary: The USAID
Project Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for overseeing project
implementation and ensuring high quality programming.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    closely with the COP to ensure that project objectives and targets are met in accordance
    with project indicators.
  • Manage
    and ensure coordination and program integration between senior and
    technical staff and program partners.
  • Work
    in consultation with the COP to identify and respond to partner needs for
    training, technical assistance, and capacity strengthening and facilitate
    systems strengthening and capacity building initiatives.
  • Stay
    abreast with the technical developments and new research in the OVC sector
    to inform an integrated program strategy
  • Ensure
    that gender is fully considered all aspects of program design and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID Project DCOP job should hold a Master’s
    Degree or higher in international development, social sciences, public
    health or closely relatedfeld.
  • Five
    or more years’ experience designing, implementing and managing large
    projects involving multiple partners.
  • Demonstrated
    strong analytical, managerial,, leadership, communications and
    interpersonal skills. 
  • Past
    exposure and experience with child protection and child welfare programs,
    systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, OVC
    service delivery, quality improvement or policy development.
  • Significant
    experience with programming to address gender concerns and programming for
    very young children and youth.
  • Excellent
    English writing, oral presentation and communication skills required.
  • Fluency
    in Luo (North) or Lusoga/Luganda (East) strongly preferred.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their application letters with detailed CV indicating three
professional references should be submitted to the Human Resource at
or hand deliver to the WEI/Bantwana Country Office at Rot 30, Nizam Road, Nile
Garden, Jinja. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 before 05:00pm.

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