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Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Deputy Chief of Party - IntraHealth International Uganda

Vacancy Deputy Chief of Party
Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

Reports to: Chief of Party
Requisition Number: 14-0017

About IntraHealth:
For over 30 years, in more than 100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.

In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private-sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee IntraHealth Team Leads and facilitate achievement of their program objectives and targets with technical backstopping and support.
Initiate and facilitate regular technical meetings to review program implementation, and identify measures to overcome implementation bottlenecks and enhance quality of deliverables.
Account to the COP on the delivery of strategic program objectives, with regular reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Steer the documentation and sharing of knowledge and emerging practices from the program internally within IntraHealth and externally with the wider stakeholder audience.
Ensure daily operations of overall program implementation activities are on schedule and that reports, new plans and budgets are prepared with sufficient lead time to get the necessary approvals.
Work closely with the Chief of Party to provide technical and administrative support in all aspects of the project and carry out any duties that may be assigned by the COP.
Oversee and represent the project in the absence of the COP.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must possess a Master’s degree in International Health, Social Sciences, Health or related discipline and at least ten years’ relevant professional experience. Preferred experience with USAID-funded projects.
Significant experience in human resources management, preferably in the public sector with in-depth knowledge of at least one HRH technical area.
Extensive knowledge and experience of social, cultural, economic and political developments and trends in Uganda.
Proven ability to direct and manage a team and to work with partners, USAID and headquarters staff
Demonstrated experience overseeing development of activity budgets, managing activity costs, and monitoring program spending against budget in an accurate and timely manner
Demonstrated experience to develop and work within approved work plans
Proven ability to manage confidential matters discreetly and with the trust and confidence of colleagues and clients including USAID and Ministry of Health
Demonstrated diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a complex and changing environment with all levels of stakeholders
Proven customer-service (client-focused) management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Proven ability to hire and train local staff and consultants
Computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
Willingness to travel 25% within the country and internationally on occasion

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who desire the USAID IntraHealth Project in the aforementioned position, please visit web link below.

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