Chief of Party USAID Grant Jobs – Nathan Associates

Job Title:     Chief
of Party
Organisation: Nathan
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Nathan Associates is
a private international economic and analytics consulting firm that works with
government and commercial clients around the globe to deliver practical
solutions and achieve lasting results. Whether building frameworks for economic
growth or navigating regulatory hurdles, securing infrastructure financing or
evaluating and assessing disputes, Nathan’s experts serve as trusted partners,
offering clients the analysis, technical advice, and strategies they need for
sound decision-making. Known for both technical and service excellence, Nathan
has corporate offices in the US, UK, and India and more than 25 program offices
around the world.
Job Summary: As
the project’s key point of contact with USAID, Government of Uganda and other
stakeholders, the Chief of Party will coordinate technical assistance
activities with field staff, short-term consultants, and Nathan home office
personnel. The COP may also be responsible for the implementation of specific
technical tasks within the project (to be determined according to needs and
expertise). The Chief of Party will oversee overall project operations
including project management, administration, oversight, reporting, financial
and contractual obligations, contractor progress, and performance monitoring
and evaluation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervision and
Provision of Technical Expertise
the planning, design, and implementation of technical activities in Uganda,
including the drafting of work plans and terms of reference, organization, and
participation in technical working group meetings;
with the Ugandan government, civil society organizations and other donors to
coordinate activities and achieve the goals and objectives of the activity; a
and, in some cases, carry out technical activities (in coordination with Nathan
home office), including review of deliverables and reports for USAID;
Provide summaries
of working group meetings, workshops, and trainings and identify next steps;
the planning of technical activities involving Nathan’s partners with the
Nathan headquarters project team to ensure that planned activities are in line
with budgets and subcontracts;
with the project team at the Nathan Headquarters office to recruit technical
experts as required; and
related technical and management tasks requested by USAID (and in coordination
with the Nathan Home Office Team), in accordance with the scope of the
Program Management
and supervise the field office team, with appropriate delegation of duties to
other staff members on the activity;
the recruitment and engagement of technical experts, business partners, and
administrative staff, as appropriate;
that the activity is implemented in accordance with the rules and regulations
of USAID and Nathan Associates;
regularly to the Nathan headquarters project team on project activities, deliverables,
and events; key issues requiring approval from the headquarters office;
all accounting statements submitted to the home office and time sheets of local
consultants, if applicable; and
contributions to the quarterly and annual project reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
At least
ten years of experience managing programs of a similar focus and complexity, on
topics such strengthening accountability of national and sub-national
government institutions, anti-corruption, oversight, strengthening the capacity
of civil society, and promoting citizen engagement
knowledge and deep understanding of public sector service delivery, natural
resource governance in refugee districts, and wildlife crime related
Proven ability
to work effectively with USAID mission staff, host country counterparts, and
international donors; with strong emphasis placed on experience developing and
maintaining working relationships across a multi-stakeholder environment
leadership in teambuilding and integrity in project management;
written, oral, and presentation skills; and
to travel extensively throughout Uganda;
understanding of USAID rules and regulations governing project compliance,
procurement, and financial management preferred;
working in Uganda or East Africa preferred
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
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