USAID Deputy Chief of Party Job Opportunity – Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd

Organisation: Cardno
Emerging Markets USA, Ltd
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About Cardno:
Cardno Emerging
Markets USA, Ltd is a professional infrastructure and environmental
services company, with specialist expertise in the development and improvement
of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno’s
team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver
sustainable projects and community programs. Cardno is an international company
listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
About USAID Project:
Cardno is
seeking to implement an anticipated USAID-funded Integrated Health Activity in
Northern Uganda. This project aims to increase utilization of health services
through increased availability of and accessibility to health services,
improved quality of health services and increased availability of resources for
public sector health services. Key aims of the program are reduction in HIV
infections, total fertility, maternal and child mortality, malnutrition,
malaria and tuberculosis (TB).
Job Summary: The Deputy
Chief of Party will be responsible for providing support directly to the COP’s
leadership, and his/her general technical direction of the entire program ensuring
an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on
achieving the results defined in the agreement. The incumbent will provide
supervision and coordination across technical teams and help to build and maintain
strong working relationships with local stakeholders at a senior, strategic
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold an advanced
degree in public health, medicine, social development, business administration
or relevant field
At least eight years of mid to senior level
experience in the technical areas listed above
Prior experience in Uganda or East Africa leading
implementation of similar donor-funded health programs.
Prior USAID program management experience is highly
Ability to manage and lead teams
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Professional Fluency in English
NB: Ugandan
nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should endeavor to send their applications online
by clicking on link below.
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