USAID Grant Jobs – Director of Health Service Strengthening at 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 Director of
Health Service Strengthening will support the USAID Project in the design and
implementation of key health systems strengthening (HSS) activities directed
towards District Health Teams (DHTs) and project supported facilities.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidates should hold advanced degrees in
public health, medicine, management or relevant field
A minimum of eight years of mid to senior level
project management experience on donor funded health programs
Past experience in Uganda and/or East Africa region
in the design, management and implementation of similarly large donor-funded
health programs
Prior exposure and experience in the design and
implementation of complex HSS activities, especially at the district and
community level.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to manage teams
Fluency in both written and spoken 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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