Regional Coordinator – Northern Region USAID CHC Project Careers – FHI 360

Organization: FHI 360
Project Name: Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Project
Funding Source: United States Agency for International
Development (USAID/Uganda
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization
dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally
driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID Project
FHI 360 seeks to implement an upcoming USAID-funded activity
(Integrated Community Agriculture & Nutrition) that seeks to increase
agriculture, nutrition and livelihood outputs for vulnerable households through
enhanced access to finance, increased agricultural production and marketing,
and improved nutrition knowledge and behaviors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordination and Organizational Representation
  • Coordinate and monitor financial, material
    and human resources relevant to project needs. Provide oversight to ensure
    project resources are available and used efficiently.
  • Serve as the contact person and represent
    the organization with donors, INGO working groups, local partners and
    relevant local government and community actors.
  • Coordinate the implementation of
    activities among Consortium partners and ensure that activities are
    implemented according to approved work plans and budget lines.
  • Play a leading role in collaboration,
    networking and advocacy with government agencies, UN agencies and other
    partners/stakeholders.
  • Facilitate quarterly coordination meetings
    with partners in the consortium stakeholders to review performance, share
    challenges, agree on strategies and draw joint work plans.



Technical Support
  • Provide technical support to teams in the
    field and relevant forums and knowledge networks to gather and share
    promising practices in nutrition, agriculture, livelihoods, health and
    WASH.
  • Ensure lessons learnt are geared towards
    collaborative learning and adaptation.
  • Support Project technical working groups
    on nutrition, agriculture, livelihoods, health and WASH activities with
    input from government, partners and staff.
  • Keenly review project performance data on
    a quarterly, bi-annual and annual basis with partners and staff in the
    field. Identify issues and concerns affecting project implementation and
    together with partners come up with strategies to address them.
  • Provide guidelines to the field teams on
    the requirements for CSOs, CBOS, FBOs and active community groups to be
    sub-granted and reviewed scopes of work, monitored and supervise progress
    in the implementation.
  • Prepare and disseminate timely analytical
    and critical reports as well as findings from operational research
    conducted, and best practices in form of case studies, success stories.
Build/strengthen structures/partnership required for programme
implementation.
  • Ensure project team and partner staff use
    Project/ organizational policies, systems and tools and integrated aspects
    of gender, peace-building and integral human development throughout the
    project cycle.
  • Build the capacity of the staff,
    governments and partners on Nutrition, WASH, leadership, resource
    mobilization, conflict prevention and mitigation.
Planning, budgeting, mentorship and supervision during implementation:
  • Manage and oversee budget utilization,
    monitoring and reporting of activities throughout project cycle.
  • Review project performance against the set
    targets and provide related guidance to staff.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the
USAID Project Regional Coordinator job placement should have relevant skills,
qualifications and experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the CHC Project
should send a cover letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic
transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: The Human Resource
Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by
email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org
Deadline: 19th December 2017
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