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Deputy Chief of Party
Jobs at:Program for Accessible health Communication and Education (PACE )
Deadline of this Job:
24 August 2020
Date Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
BASED AT: KAMPALA, UGANDA
REPORTING TO: THE CHIEF OF PARTY, UGANDA MALARIA CONTROL ACTIVITY
STARTS: APPROXIMATELY MARCH 2021 [*CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING]
Who we are
Program for Accessible health Communication and Education-PACE is a local health non-governmental organization and remains an affiliate of PSI. PACE is an innovative, efficient and impact-oriented organization that works towards realizing a community of Ugandans empowered to sustain healthy behavior, while significantly contributing to
Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care and prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal and reproductive health, as well as access to safe water. For more information, please visit www.pace.org.ug
PACE seeks an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support the management, coordination and reporting of all activities under an anticipated $38m 5-year USAID-funded project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus districts. .
The DCOP will assist the Chief of Party with all aspects of the project operations including the technical oversight, human resources, recruiting and training staff. The DCOP will directly report to the COP in activity implementation and management. The DCOP will take over leadership and oversight of the activity in the absence of the COP. This position is responsible for coordinating the various technical experts and aligns them to all the program activities.
What are we looking for?
• Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Business or Public Administration, international development, or related field.
• At least 7 years of experience in implementing public health programs, including malaria control ones, in sub-Saharan Africa or other resource-limited settings.
• Strong programmatic and financial management background.
• At least 6 years of experience developing governance and management of malaria control programs.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and develop and maintain effective relationships with Government officials.
• Proven management (organizational, analytical, supervisory) skills, including relevant experience in direct supervision and team building of professional staff.
• Three Referees, two of whom have been your direct supervisors.
What would get us excited?
• USAID experience: You have good experience in health project management with USAID, ideally in Uganda.
• Capacity builder: You have experience in building institutional, local technical, management and leadership capacity.
• Results oriented: You know how to design and successfully implement, monitor, and disseminate results, adapting as needed to achieve the greatest impact.
• Collaborative manager: You are able to inspire a shared vision for your colleagues. You have successfully helped your staff learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
• A connector: You have experience working with Ministries of Health, public and private actors and global health donors.
• A strategist and an innovator: You are creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You have a strong interest in private-sector approaches to development and a proven ability to produce results.
Job Experience: 7 years
Job Education: Master’s degree
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, and an updated CV ONLY to email@example.com indicating the
Job title in the subject of the email.
Your CV should be two-paged, clearly stating how you meet what we are looking for and what gets us interested. Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm or 1700H (East African Time) on Monday August 24th, 2020. Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
Please note PACE does not solicit for funds during any recruitment process.
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