Chief of Party USAID Project Job Placements – TPO Uganda

Organisation: TPO Uganda
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports To: Country

About US:
TPO Uganda is a
local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our
programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and
protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and
psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against
women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO
Uganda is active in 33 districts in the country and is a member of several
partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country. 

Job Summary: The  Chief of Party will take
overall responsibility for the delivery, coordination, implementation and
monitoring of the OVC program. S/he will be responsible for technical
leadership, financial and administrative oversight of the program and will
serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team
of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and
operational efficiency across the entire program. You will also supervise
senior teams of operations, finance, grants and M&E personnel.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or higher in
    international development, public health management, Social sciences, or a
    closely related field is required.
  • Experience managing a USG cooperative agreement preferred including
    demonstrable experience managing complex consortium based USAID multiyear
    grants as a prime grant recipient.
  • The CoP must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth
    of technical and management expertise, with at least 10 years of
    experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects
  • Experience with designing, conceptualising and supervising delivery
    of integrated programs targeting OVC households, community systems
    strengthening, economic empowerment, and youth focused programs.
  • Familiarity with USG PEPFAR program design elements and areas of
    program emphasis, for HIV/AIDs prevention, care and treatment.
  • High level of maturity and credibility to interact with local
    government counterparts, state and non-state actors and multi-sectoral
    networking and coordination

How to apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants Please send your CV and cover letter with 3
work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history
indicate job reference in the outer cover of the envelope or in the subject
line if applying by email to:
Human Resources
& Administration Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O. Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda or
Hand deliver to Plot
3271, Kansanga, Opposite Kampala International University, Off Ggaba Road.

TPO Uganda is an
equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis. Female
candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted

 Deadline: 6th December 2019.

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