Chief of Party (COP) USAID Project Careers – Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)

Job Title:       Chief of Party (COP)
Organization: Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Project Name: USAID/Uganda
Social Marketing Activity
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by
Guarantee, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans.” We envision a
Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive
Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and
effectively utilized by all those in need. 
Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of Ugandans, through the
provision of superior and affordable health care solutions.”  Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency,
Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
About USAID Project:
UHMG was awarded the USAID/Uganda Social Marketing Activity, a
four-year cooperative agreement for a health sector-wide program. The program’s
goal is to contribute to a reduction in new HIV infections, total fertility,
maternal and child mortality, malnutrition and malaria, and to improve access
to family planning. This four-year activity aims to improve utilization of and
increase the uptake of health-related social marketing products and services
among under-served Ugandan consumers and communities in rural and urban areas.
Job Summary: The Chief of
Party (COP) heads the 4-year Social Marketing Project with Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG). The COP reports to the Managing Director and will
supervise a team of four (4) staff, i.e. the Deputy Chief of Party and 3 Senior
Advisors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Provide strategic direction and leadership to
the USAID/Uganda SMA project and ensure the project objectives are met as per
the Co-operative Agreement, and are linked to the overall UHMG strategy.
·        
Take lead in project planning, implementation,
monitoring, and timely reporting of the project results as per set plans.
·        
Be the Chief Accounting Officer of all the
project funds and assets.
·        
Lead on risk management matters and set a strong
Internal Control environment that adheres to UHMG’s Core Values.
·        
Be responsible for HR development under SMA
project.
·        
Lead on all stakeholder management matters
within the project, both internal and external.
·        
Participate in UHMG’s governance matters and
periodically report on the project’s progress.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or
higher in Public Health, Business Administration (preferably with
specialization in marketing or leadership), or other related degree within the
Social Sciences field
·        
At least ten years of progressively increasing
responsibility in managing large international development assistance in
health-related programs in sub-Saharan Africa;
·        
Demonstrated management and supervisory
capability in leading projects of similar scope in the private sector and
social marketing fields;
·        
Proven leadership skills in working
collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international
organizations
·        
Working knowledge of and experience with
USG-funded activity management, rules anc regulations, policies and procedures.
·        
Ability to apply principles of logical or
scientific thinking to a wide range or intellectual and practical problems.
·        
Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and
concrete variables.
·        
Excellent organizational, analytical, ors i
presentation, and written communication skills (in English).
·        
Excellent past performance references with a
good track record.
·        
Skilled team leader and player, with the ability
to oversee and motivate staff for effective,
and results-based performance.
·        
Ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced
multi-culture, complex, and dynamic environment with multiple partners and
stakeholders.
How to Apply:
If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver
your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly
indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”
Send to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda.  Kampala. Uganda
Or Deliver the application documents to the UHMG Office Reception.
Deadline:  18th December 2017

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