Head – Grants & Resource Mobilization – USAID OHCEA OHW Project

Organisation: One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)
Project Name: USAID One
Health Workforce Project (OHW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Manager Finance and Administration
About US:
One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) is a University network of Schools of Public
Health and Schools of Veterinary that are located in seven countries namely;
Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and
Uganda with the regional secretariat located in Kampala Uganda, at the Makerere
University School of Public Health Annex in Kololo.
About USAID OHW Project:
OHCEA received
a five-year sub award for implementation of activities funded through
University of Minnesota from USAID for the implementation of the One Health
Workforce Project (OHW). This project will facilitate Government Led,
University Driven, Network Supported Coordination and collaboration across all
levels of the human and animal health sectors essential to meet the Global Health
Security Agenda (GHSA) vision for “a world safe and secure from global health
threats posed by infectious diseases.”
Job Summary:  The Head – Grants & Resource Mobilization will
be responsible to Support and guide in the strategic planning for the development
and winning of new projects and grant funding opportunities for One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Network. The incumbent will steer the
organization in partnership building and assist in the organizational
development to ensure smooth and efficient operations for attainment of quality
results.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee the fundraising, writing of grants and
promoting OHCEA’s image globally as a network.
·        
Become familiar with the academic and research
strengths of each of the OHCEA member institution.
·        
Search for and provide information on grants and
other funding opportunities to OHCEA members’ network.
·        
Identify, implement, and link OHCEA partnership
opportunities across ministries (sectors) and disciplines to OHCEA activities.
·        
Work in liaison with the Chief Executive Director
and Regional Program Manager of OHCEA to leverage OHCEA regional and country
level programs and activities for additional funding or networking
opportunities.
·        
Support the preparation of annual and operational
work plans as well as concepts and proposals
·        
Actively participate in the development of Terms of
Reference, contracts or any other obligation instrument for country, regional
and organizational partners as well as consultants, as necessary.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Head – Grants & Resource Mobilization must
hold an MBA
·        
Additional training in Project Management &
Administration
·        
At least ten years’ professional experience program
management, with preference for experience in health sector
·        
Significant experience working with multiple program
partners, including international NGOs, local NGOs, public, private and
academic sectors
·        
Past experience working with young organizations at
top leadership level preferred
·        
Significant experience within and across academic,
public and private sectors, especially in reference to capacity building is a
plus
·        
Prior experience of mobilizing resources from
international donors / partners
·        
Proof of grants writing and communication skills
·        
Proof of grants successfully applied for
·        
All candidates MUST be willing to work and live in
Uganda with frequent travels within the region.
·        
Candidates that speak French are encouraged to
apply.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send an application letter, a detailed CV,
academic transcripts and three professional referees to:
The Dean,
Makerere
College of Health Sciences School of Public Health,
Mulago Hospital
Complex,
Room 215, 2nd
Floor, Kampala. Uganda
Or via E-mail to: dean@musph.ac.ug
Deadline: 18th December, 2015
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