Director of Capacity Strengthening Non-profit Careers – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
FHI 360 is a
nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff
includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic
development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a
unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and
About USAID SBC4T Project:
FHI360 is seeking to
implement the USAID Uganda Project The Social and Behavior Change for
Transformation (SBC4T) Activity whose aim is to increase the ability of
individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors that will
result in improved health and development outcomes through social and behavior
change (SBC). The focus will be on family planning and reproductive health;
HIV/AIDS; malaria; nutrition; maternal, neonatal, and child health; water,
sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); emerging pandemic threats and other infectious
diseases; and, to a certain extent, other non-health development activities in
education, economic growth, and democracy and governance, as the need arises.
Job Summary:  The Director of Capacity Strengthening will
oversee capacity and institution strengthening for the anticipated Social and
Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Project. S/he will direct the
provision of technical assistance support to public and private organizations
in a number of technical areas, Including SBC, Institutional development,
collaboration, and coordination with an array of partners (e.g. government,
nongovernmental). The Capacity Strengthening Director will work under the
oversight of the COP. This position is contingent upon funder approval of key
personnel and availability of funds. He/she will provide leadership in capacity
strengthening, including the design of strategies and tools to guide activities
with the GOU, civil society partners, and US government partners

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree or its international
    equivalent in organizational development, public health, education, social
    science, or a related field
  • At least eight years of experience with progressively increasing
    responsibility in the design and management of complex, large capacity and
    institution strengthening activities in Uganda or other similar environments
    involving multiple stakeholders
  • Strong understanding and previous experience working with, advising,
    and providing capacity strengthening to the Government of Uganda and
    Ugandan non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, and
    other local non-state organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of capacity strengthening methodologies at
    the system, organization, and individual level
  • Demonstrated strong technical, programming, and management skills.
  • Professional training and experience with adult learning methods,
    training or facilitation, organizational capacity assessments, mapping,
    and planning
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the USAID 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:
Deadline: 28th December 2018
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