Deputy chief of party
Nairobi, Uganda
1d ago
source : Hot Uganda Jobs


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

Experience Requirements

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

  • Senior expertise in at least one of these technical areas : family planning and reproductive health, HIV / AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, gender, and youth;
  • 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

    Education Requirements

    Master’s degree or higher in public health, communications / behavior change, social sciences, international development, or a related advanced degree

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