Team Leader – MOH Systems Strengthening USAID GAPP Project Jobs – RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Funding Source: USAID and DFID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About US:
RTI 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 3,700 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 USAID GAPP Project:
RTI is the prime contractor for USAID funded GAPP program. The goal of
this seven year program is to increase participation accountability and local
governance for effective service delivery. To achieve this goal, GAPP will
focus on three components: (1) Support and strengthen national level government
accountability institutions in their interaction with local governments; (2)
Strengthen local government revenue, procurement, financial and planning
systems; and (3) Strengthen civil society organizations (CSOs) and other
non-state actors (NSAs) to improve voice and accountability. GAPP will work at
the national level and in at least twenty-five districts in northern Uganda,
the Albertine region of Bunyoro, and central Uganda.
Job Summary: The Team
Leader-MOH Systems Strengthening based in Kampala will facilitate and
coordinate technical assistance to the Ministry of Health in finance and
compliance management, quality assurance and monitoring of health
infrastructure projects, supporting governance and leadership, with the aim to
improve service delivery in health facilities. S/he will lead a team of
specialists for technical assistance, in close cooperation with MOH managers,
and will also provide support in tracking indicators in MOH accountability
systems, including those for procurement, audit, financial management,
performance management, results measurement, reporting, personnel management
and transparency.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with MOH to develop
    project plans for technical assistance Manage project staff comprising
    technical assistance team, ensuring maximum productivity
  • Coordinate transfer of knowledge to the
    project counterparts
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed
    according to plan
  • Make timely decisions based on appropriate
    authority/responsibility
  • Produce status reports as required by
    management or client
  • Provide assistance in tracking indicators
    in MOH accountability systems 
  • Carry out other relevant activities as
    assigned by the COP
  • Provide substantial input to GAPP work
    planning and programmatic reporting, monitoring and evaluation in the
    technical area of responsibility, draw lessons learned and success
    stories.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree
    in Public Health Administration, Public Administration, Business
    Administration / Management, or related field
  • At least nine years of experience related
    to project or performance management.
  • Previous experience in project management,
    monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, leadership development, and
    coordination of processes and activities.
  • Previous experience with public health
    systems management is strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership aptitude, interpersonal
    skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
    (written and oral)
  • Fluent in English language
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV including three work related
referees and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to:
applications@uganda-gapp.rti.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB. The applicants
must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.
Deadline: 2nd March 2018
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