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Project Leader/Deputy Chief of Party - Uganda

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Deputy Chief of Party for USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and strengthening community and local governance. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda. We are looking for individuals who are committed to exceeding expectations and who strive to improve the lives of people worldwide.


Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party provides leadership and management oversight to the technical activities and site offices for achievement of project goals. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  1. Lead an integrated, multi-sectoral team for the project.
  2. With the COP, lead the development of a multi-sectoral, cross-cutting technical strategy in collaboration with internal staff and external partners.
  3. Assist the COP in the development and production of annual work plans, quarterly and annual reports, and other reports as needed to ensure that all project deliverables are of high quality and produced on time.
  4. Oversee program activities across Sub-Purpose teams, including for livelihoods, nutrition and hygiene, community and local governances, and a cross-cutting team promoting inclusive (gender and youth) development and behavior change.
  5. Assist the COP in supervising and mentoring project staff.
  6. Ensure that lessons learned and best practices are documented and shared. Work with monitoring and learning component of project to incorporate lessons learned to enhance project results.
  7. Review and finalize the content of communications materials and training materials for technical program purposes.
  8. Other duties as required.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project management; Strategizing; Reporting; Project preparation and planning; Project implementation; Mentoring; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Abt Associates

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

It was more than 50 years ago—on January 12, 1965—that Clark Abt started on his journey in a small Cambridge office to create a place where innovation, bold thinking and creativity could tackle the toughest social issues of the day. Almost 50 years later, Abt Associates has grown into a global company of more than 2,300 employees with offices around the world. Although the company has changed and grown far beyond its early days, one thing remains constant: Abt’s mission to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide.

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