Chief Of Party, Kampala

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-05-14
ID #2082503378
Chief Of Party, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified March 22, 2024


RESPONSIBILITIES Provide project leadership and technical direction, aligned with project objectives, and technical standards to achieve the greatest coverage and impact; Lead and facilitate effective partnerships with local pre-primary and primary education institutions and stakeholders; Serve as principal contact and principal representative of JSI/WE to USAID, and the Government of Uganda; keep up to date on developments in USAID and Government development strategies; Supervise staff to ensure timely achievement of program results, product delivery, and regular reporting; Manage partners and ensure coordinated inputs and technical/managerial quality of all partners and employees; Manage, supervise, and coordinate all project planning and implementation, including timely deployment of the project team; Monitor progress of project activities, report to USAID and partners on progress and program outcomes, and ensure project deliverables are met on time; Outline internal lines of communication for effective management; Coordinate with other donor-funded implementation partners, as appropriate; Organize and manage external communications and provide information dissemination.

QUALIFICATIONS Master’s degree in education, social sciences or equivalent required; At least 8-10 years of consecutive proven work experience in international education programs or similar donor support initiatives in related areas, including management positions, preferably in Uganda; Strategic planning experience and financial management oversight is critical; Familiarity with Teaching at the Right Level and Targeted Instruction approaches; Solid knowledge and experience in primary education service delivery, inclusive education, gender equity and social inclusion, government capacity strengthening, and/or monitoring, evaluation, and learning of international education initiatives; Prior experience in managing USAID-funded programs and strong knowledge of USAID's financial management systems, programs and reporting requirements, preferred; Program/project management experience working with rural, underserved populations, preferably in Uganda; Ability to manage a consortium with international and national subpartners; Demonstrated experience and knowledge of capacity building and professional development in a developing country, preferably in Uganda; Effective oral and written communication skills to make formal and informal presentations and compose professional and analytical reports and program documents in English; Ugandan nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

Expatriates and Third Country Nationals will be considered.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Chief of party

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