Closing date : 09 Oct 2019
Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party for the USAID Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) activity in Uganda.
Based in Kampala, SBC4T aims to promote adoption of behaviors by individuals, households, and communities that lead to improved health and development outcomes.
The deputy chief of party will support overall strategic leadership and assist the chief of party in project oversight. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include :
Support strategic leadership and assist the chief of party in coordinating project activities and staff
Build effective partnerships with diverse partners and stakeholders
Ensure the project complies with USAID policies and regulations and that systems are in place to mitigate risk of fraud, waste, and abuse
Serve as the acting chief of party in the chief of party’s absence.
Excellent communication and writing skills in English
Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, and judgement
Minimum 10 years of experience in managing and providing technical support and capacity building for large complex international projects with significant social and behavior change aims
Considerable working experience in social behavior change preferred
proven understanding of all these areas to direct integrated collaboration and coordination efforts
Demonstrated experience managing large-scale social and behavior change activities in Uganda
Demonstrated experience applying social and behavior change approaches within and outside of the health sector; experience with human-
centered design and behavioral economics preferred
Experience reporting to USAID or other U.S. government-funded programs
Experience working with the Ministry of Health and implementing partners in Uganda required
Master’s degree or higher in public health, communications / behavior change, social sciences, international development, or a related advanced degree