Chief of Party/Project Director Employment Opportunity – ICF

Organization: ICF
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
ICF is a leading global consulting and technology services provider
with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for
our clients. Our clients span health, energy, and transportation industries as
well as government agencies in the United States and Europe. We give them the
data, insights, and deep implementation expertise they need to deliver results
that matter to consumers, citizens, and communities.
About USAID Project:
ICF is planning to implement an upcoming USAID-funded Strategic Information
Technical Support activity in Uganda. The activity will facilitate, promote and
enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s health system,
particularly its response against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Job Summary: The Chief of
Party/Project Director will have primary responsibility for liaising with USAID
and other stakeholders in Uganda. The jobholder will oversee contract
implementation, providing the technical vision and approach and managing the
project team and consortium members. He/she will ensure the project complies
with award terms and conditions, USAID policies and regulations, and systems
are in place to mitigate risk of fraud, waste and abuse.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the USAID Chief of Party/Project
Director job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree with five (5) years of
experience (in addition to the 10 years requirement noted below), in Business
Management, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies,
Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Statistics, Applied Research or
related field;
At least ten (10) years of working in M&E of
HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, five of which must be at senior
management level;
Demonstrated leadership skills in working
collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international
Excellent past performance references;
Expertise in one of the following areas:
Performance monitoring, Evaluation, Training and technical assistance at the
country level
Knowledge management and collaborative learning
Working knowledge of and/or experience with
USG-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures is
Demonstrated knowledge of PEPFAR, GOU and other
stakeholder data requirements and a good understanding of the political economy
around HIV/AIDS programming at USG and GOU is desired;
Experience in decentralized health service
delivery and good knowledge of health care system in the sub-Saharan African is
Excellent track record of excellent management,
leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an
articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.
Demonstrated ability: to assemble, quickly and
effectively, and to manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; to
interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental
actors and institutions across sectors; and to design, implement detailed,
organized, timely, accurate monitoring and evaluation programs.
Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation
ability, as well as experience successfully leading an intercultural team in a
development context.
Excellent analytical skills
Fluency in English
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates who wish to join ICF should
apply by visiting the web link below.
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