Chief Of Party, Uganda Strengthening Supply Chain Systems Follow-on, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-16
Expires 2024-08-16
ID #2210645693
Chief Of Party, Uganda Strengthening Supply Chain Systems Follow-on, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 28, 2024


Chief of Party, Uganda Strengthening Supply Chain Systems Follow-On About Palladium: Palladium is a global company working to design, develop anddeliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around theglobe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; buildenduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems toaddress global challenges; and conserve the natural world.

We operate in over90 countries and have a workforce of 4, talented, motivated, and diversestaff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

The Supply Chain Management (SCM) portfolio at Palladium is a dynamic community of practice withtalented colleagues working toward the goal of providing unmatched servicedelivery with unprecedented levels of visibility, accountability, and data todrive decision-making, while enabling local supply chain management ecosystemsto grow and mature.

This Opportunity: The Chief of Party willlead a team of supply chain management professionals to improve Uganda’s healthsystem by strengthening its health supply chain management system.

The Chief of Party will have experience developing and implementing organization-widestrategies and overseeing a complex portfolio, with strong interpersonal skillsto develop and manage complex relationships across numerous internal and externalstakeholders, including USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other developmentpartners.

The Chief of Party must identify implementation-related issues andrisks in a timely manner and suggest appropriate adjustments.

Lastly, the Chiefof Party will be a local national and have experience leading projectsin Uganda and other African countries with international donors.

*Thisis an anticipated project, and all positions are contingent upon award from USAID.

* Location: The position is based in Kampala, Uganda.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Chief of Party is responsible for overall leadership, strategic direction, and technical management, including management of project-related staff.

Lead overall strategy and management to ensure that project goals, objectives, and targets are met on time and in line with donor expectations Oversee project implementation, project activities, and staff.

Manage project team and consortium members Lead project work planning, performance management, and strategic communication Oversee the implementation of strategic plans and workstreams Manage the partnership with USAID’s Mission in Uganda Support stakeholders and oversee technical assistance, project activities, and staff Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, other implementing partners, host country government actors and other private and public sector stakeholders to exchange information and develop professional relationships Determine program implementation-related risks and issues and provide effective solutions Safeguard compliance with USAID, GOU and USG laws, regulations, policies, and procedures Key Competencies Required: A minimum 12-year track record of in supply chain management, public health, business management, or a related area Proven record of leadership in design, management, and experience leading supply chain and technical assistance projects Proven managerial experience overseeing various workstreams, key personnel, performance management, and communications Demonstrated managerial experience overseeing a complex portfolio, which includes activities pertaining to elaborate supply chain management or related technical assistance projects in Africa.

Demonstrated experience successfully implementing international development activities, preferably related to health supply chain management issues under a USG contract instrument.

Previous experience working on USAID projects in multiple countries, ideally in Africa.

Previous experience working in Uganda is a plus.

Prior COP experience is preferred Demonstrated ability to develop robust working relationships with host country government officials at all relevant levels, international organizations, as well as other donors Strong interpersonal skills such as leadership, being a team player, dependability, ability to manage for results.

Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred: A Master’s degree in supply chain management, public health, business management, or a related field in addition to 15 years of experience in these areas.

Deep understanding of global supply chain management in the Ugandan and/or African context Demonstrated experience in supply chain management best practices.

Proven managerial experience creating and managing supply chain programs and leading projects spanning a variety of intervention types and health areas.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Palladium is committed toembedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do.

We welcomeapplications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity todrive innovation, creativity, success, and good practice.

We positively welcomeand seek to ensure that we achieve diversity in our workforce, and that all jobapplicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of theirbackground or personal characteristics.

These include: (but are not limited to)socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion,ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Shouldyou require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability oryou are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please emailour team at andwe will be in touch to discuss.

Safeguarding - Wedefine Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protectour people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”.

We arecommitted to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successfulcandidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process includingsafeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Chief of party, uganda strengthening supply chain systems follow-on

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