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Are you looking for Public Health Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Chief of Party job at Palladium

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

May 1, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Palladium is in the business of making the world a better place, and we believe that collaborative models and systemic approaches are the way to achieve progress and success.

Job Title

Chief of Party job at Palladium

Job Description

The Chief of Party will lead a team of supply chain management professionals to improve Uganda’s health system by strengthening its health supply chain management system. The Chief of Party will have experience developing and implementing organization-wide strategies and overseeing a complex portfolio, with strong interpersonal skills to develop and manage complex relationships across numerous internal and external stakeholders, including USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other development partners. The Chief of Party must identify implementation-related issues and risks in a timely manner and suggest appropriate adjustments. Lastly, the Chief of Party will be a local national and have experience leading projects in Uganda and other African countries with international donors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications and Competencies

  • 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.

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