Chief of Party job at IntraHealth


Chief of Party job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 January 2022

Hiring Organization: IntraHealth

Job Details:

Summary of Role
IntraHealth is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming USAID-funded Uganda Health Activity (UHA). The project’s goals are to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall health system resilience in priority districts. UHA will achieve this goal through: 1) Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) health services at community- and health facility-levels; 2) Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and 3) Strengthened health systems at the regional-, district-, facility-, and community-levels.
The COP will oversee overall UHA implementation, providing strategic technical vision and managing the project team and consortium members. This leadership role liaises with USAID, the MoH, other health and development donors, and other implementing partners (IPs) in Uganda on behalf of the UHA, cultivating open, productive, and collaborative relationships to advance activity objectives. The COP also ensures that the activity complies with cooperative agreement terms and conditions and USAID policies and regulations. The COP will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggest appropriate program adjustments, and ensure that systems are in place to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse.
This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

Essential Functions
• Provide strategic technical, and operational leadership assuring that the project is in compliance with IntraHealth and USAID policies and procedures.
• Provide fiscal leadership to the project, assuring that it is in compliance with IntraHealth and USAID policies and procedures.
• Ensure the achievement of high-quality results by IntraHealth, its sub-contractors and sub grantees and that all deliverables are met on time and within budget through an effective and nimble performance management system and practices.
• Build an integrated vision amongst related components of the project, and its diverse actors.
• Serve as key liaison and work collaboratively with donors, the MOH at all levels, local Government authorities and other stakeholders and partners in implementation of the project.
• Ensure the project is in alignment and integrated with, and sustained by the Government of Uganda’s policies and strategies.
• Establish and maintain effective support systems that will ensure smooth implementation and a safe and supported team.
• Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate adjustments to the home office and donors.
• Directly supervise and oversee the work of project staff, including sub-contractors and sub-grantees, and provide timely feedback on performance.

Required Education and Experience
• Master’s degree or other advanced degree (PhD, MD) in a relevant field, such as medicine, public health, social sciences, or management.
• Minimum of 10 years’ progressively responsible experience in a senior role managing large and complex integrated health service delivery programs of similar scope and dollar value ($30M+) in Sub-Saharan Africa.
• Previous experience working on USG programs and working knowledge of USG regulations.
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with government, donors, the private sector, and community organizations to advance health objectives.
• Demonstrated experience successfully leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams to achieve health results in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, writing, and English language oral presentation skills.

• 5 years’ experience working in East Africa on development programming.
• Current relationships with relevant Uganda stakeholders (MOH, donors, IPs) and/or past experience working in Uganda.
• Previous experience working on and/or technical expertise in MNCH, FP, nutrition, WASH, HSS, or/and PEPFAR programming.

Why Join IntraHealth?
IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for over 40 years in more than 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.
IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.
Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Summary of Benefits
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

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Date Posted: 2022-01-18




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