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Chief Of Party

Closing: Dec 30, 2022

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Published: Dec 22, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business, economics, rural development, finance, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in WASH, food security, climate smart agriculture, rural development, enterprise development, or related field.
  • Previous experience as a Chief of Party, Project Director, Team Leader, or similar senior management position for projects with similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID and/or other international donor programs’ rules and regulations is required. Experience with USAID contracts preferred.
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with host-country government officials, international donors, non-government organizations, financial institutions, and private sector stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience with the CLA approach is desired.
  • Experience working in Uganda
  • Fluency in English required.


Responsibilities
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business, economics, rural development, finance, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in WASH, food security, climate smart agriculture, rural development, enterprise development, or related field.
  • Previous experience as a Chief of Party, Project Director, Team Leader, or similar senior management position for projects with similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID and/or other international donor programs’ rules and regulations is required. Experience with USAID contracts preferred.
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with host-country government officials, international donors, non-government organizations, financial institutions, and private sector stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience with the CLA approach is desired.
  • Experience working in Uganda
  • Fluency in English required.


  • Lead the overall strategic planning, implementation, and management of the program
  • Establish administrative framework to monitor and assure progress toward the goals and objectives of the program
  • Monitor program indicators, evaluate program results, and guide program implementation to achieve maximum impact
  • Ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables
  • Prepare and supervise the development of work plans, reports, financial documents, logistical matters, and others, in coordination with HQ as needed
  • Oversee the project’s financial oversight and procedures, ensuring compliance with established ACDI/VOCA’s accounting principles and USAID regulations
  • Manage relationships with counterparts at various levels of government and the private sector, including Ministries, research institutions, financial institutions, NGOs, producer associations, and stakeholders from international assistance projects
  • Serve as principal liaison with USAID/Uganda and country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships
  • Provide managerial and technical leadership to develop an effective integrated approach of program components, participants, government actors, private sector partners, and other stakeholders
  • Manage a team of technical experts to ensure that cross-cutting issues, including gender and social inclusion, are effectively integrated into all components of the project implementation in alignment with the programs’ results framework
  • Develop systems that support collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), including establishing a culture of adaptive management


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