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

Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2120931334
Deputy Chief Of Party, Uganda Strengthening Supply Chain Systems Follow-on, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified April 17, 2024


Deputy 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 Deputy Chief of Party will collaborate with the Chief of Party to supervise a team ofsupply chain management professionals dedicated to enhancing Uganda's healthsystem through the reinforcement of its supply chain management infrastructure.

Serving as the primary overseer of technical assistance, the Deputy Chief of Party will focus on pivotal aspects of health supply chain systems enhancement,including procurement, warehousing, and distribution.

Additionally, they willbe responsible for managing the structure, strategy, development, andimplementation of workplans, while also coordinating with pertinentstakeholders.

Location: The position is basedin Kampala, Uganda.

Reporting and Supervision: The Deputy Chief of Party reports to the Chief of Party and leads the overall technical directionof the project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Support the Chief of Party with overall program management and oversight of the project goals and personnel Assist the Chief of Party with assigning staff to project work plans and USAID requests, such as staff procurement Oversee the development and execution of work planning processes Co-lead and manage systematic functions such as budget, work plan, and report development, and effectively implement the program strategy Provide operational support and help structure systems Manage the structure, organization, and technical assistance strategy for complex health supply chain activities.

Leverage demonstrated experience leading technical assistance and supply chain programs.

Troubleshoot implementation issues and ensure timely delivery of project goals Cultivate open communication throughout the project with the Chief of Party, other relevant internal stakeholders, and external stakeholders Assist the Chief of Party in coordinating internal and external stakeholders, such as donors, international organizations, host country institutions, and USAIDSafeguard compliance with USAID, GOU and USG laws, regulations, policies, and procedures Key Competencies Required: Minimum 10 years of experience in public health, pharmaceuticals, or supply chain management, with a focus on overseeing and providing technical assistance for complex international projects.

Experience in supply chain strengthening in a technical capacity Experience as a Deputy Chief of Party or in a senior leadership position of a project that is implemented at the country level that required the assembling, managing, and supervising complex teams. Demonstrated experience overseeing and providing technical assistance in key areas of the health sector such as procurement, warehousing, and distribution.

Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders including government agencies, governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.

Experience in monitoring and documenting project activities and outcomes.

Strong interpersonal skills such as leadership, being a team player, and dependability.

Detail-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities within designated timeframes.

Receptive and adaptable to changing demands and requirements.

Exceptional knowledge of written and spoken English. Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred: Ideally, 15+ years of experience in supply chain management, with a track record of systems strengthening in multiple countries, including Uganda, coupled with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Demonstrated experience in supply chain management best practices.

Ugandan nationals with experience working in various countries, especially in Africa are strongly encouraged to apply.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Palladium is committedto embedding 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 and we will be in touch to discuss.

Safeguarding - We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium toprotect our 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: Deputy chief of party, uganda strengthening supply chain systems follow-on

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