USAID Project Deputy Chief of Party – World Vision International

Job Title:  
Deputy Chief of Party
Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About WVU:
World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working
with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of
all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where
possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for
every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job
Summary:
The Deputy Chief of
Party will support 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Providing
technical oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the
implementation of program activities;
·        
Offer
technical oversight and steer the health and HIV/AIDS interventions implemented
by the program;
·        
Provide
leadership and oversight of quality improvement and quality assurance
activities implemented by the program;
·        
Offer
supervision, training and evaluate performance of supervised staff and
specialists
·        
Send
timely, accurate, and high impact programme reports that meet donor
requirements to management;
·        
Oversee
the coordination of plans and strategies with different stakeholders to ensure
proper understanding of the projects concepts, timeline and reporting
·        
Deputize
the COP including representation of the COP/Project at different fora and
meetings as delegated;
·        
Perform
any additional responsibilities and assignments, including administrative and
planning functions
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Masters’ degree or higher in the area
of Public Health, Health Systems Management, or Social Sciences.
·        
At
least eight years’ 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
·        
Significant
experience in decentralized health and HIV/AIDS service delivery with
sub-Saharan Africa
·        
Proven
experience in gender integration into health projects and services
·        
The
Deputy COP 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
NB: Applicants must either be a Ugandan
citizen or from the East African region
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 31st August, 2015.

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