DFID SURGE Project Vacancies – Team Leader at RTI International

Job Title:     Team Leader
Organisation: RTI
Project Name: Strengthening
Uganda’s Response on Gender Equality (SURGE)
Funding Source: Department for
International Development (DFID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to
improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of
more than 4,000 provides research and technical services to governments and
businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About DFID SURGE Project:
International seeks to implement the Strengthening Uganda’s Response on Gender
Equality (SURGE) which will be funded by the Department for International
Development (DFID). The Programme will provide targeted Technical Assistance
(TA) and operational support for implementing gender equity in Public Finance
Management (PFM); provide quality assurance and grants management for selected
civil society organisations for prevention of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and
provision of GBV response services; and undertake robust performance reviews,
evaluations, dissemination and evidence-based advocacy to ensure that programme
interventions contribute to wider learning.
Job Summary: The Team Leader
will serve as serve as the primary, representational point of contact for DFID
and provide leadership, management, and oversight to programme management and operations,
including financial management, cost control, partner management, programme
planning, performance monitoring, financial reporting, and client relations.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Public Finance;
Political Science; International Relations or Development or related area
A minimum of fifteen years’ experience working with
international donor-funded programing (including DFID-funded programmes) in
challenging political and institutional environments.
A minimum of ten years’ experience working with
programming in contexts similar to Uganda is also required (experience in
Uganda preferred).
Prior experience must also include management of
projects which include PFM capacity building and leading gender and equity responsive
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs with current contact
information to UgandaSURGE@rti.org.
Deadline: 12th December, 2015

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