• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Health
  • Deadline:
    August 24, 2020

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY,
UGANDA MALARIA CONTROL ACTIVITY*
DEPARTMENT: PROGRAMS
BASED AT: KAMPALA, UGANDA
REPORTING TO: THE CHIEF OF PARTY, UGANDA MALARIA CONTROL ACTIVITY
STARTS: APPROXIMATELY MARCH 2021 [*CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING]

Who we are
Program for Accessible health Communication and Education-PACE is a local health non-governmental organization
and remains an affiliate of PSI. PACE is an innovative, efficient and impact-oriented organization that works towards
realizing a community of Ugandans empowered to sustain healthy behavior, while significantly contributing to
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Member of the PSI network
JUNE 29TH, 2020
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Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care and prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal
and reproductive health, as well as access to safe water. For more information, please visit www.pace.
org.ug
Join us
PACE seeks an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support the management, coordination
and reporting of all activities under an anticipated $38m 5-year USAID-funded project. The project will
strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ownership of health
at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus
districts.
Sound like you? Read on…
Your contribution
The DCOP will assist the Chief of Party with all aspects of the project operations including the technical
oversight, human resources, recruiting and training staff. The DCOP will directly report to the COP in
activity implementation and management. The DCOP will take over leadership and oversight of the
activity in the absence of the COP. This position is responsible for coordinating the various technical
experts and aligns them to all the program activities.
What are we looking for?
The basics
• Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Business or Public Administration, international
development, or related field.
• At least 7 years of experience in implementing public health programs, including malaria
control ones, in sub-Saharan Africa or other resource-limited settings.
• Strong programmatic and financial management background.
• At least 6 years of experience developing governance and management of malaria control
programs.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and develop and maintain effective
relationships with Government officials.
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• Proven management (organizational, analytical, supervisory) skills, including relevant
experience in direct supervision and team building of professional staff.
• Three Referees, two of whom have been your direct supervisors.
What would get us excited?
• USAID experience: You have good experience in health project management with USAID,
ideally in Uganda.
• Capacity builder: You have experience in building institutional, local technical, management
and leadership capacity.
• Results oriented: You know how to design and successfully implement, monitor, and
disseminate results, adapting as needed to achieve the greatest impact.
• Collaborative manager: You are able to inspire a shared vision for your colleagues. You
have successfully helped your staff learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
• A connector: You have experience working with Ministries of Health, public and private
actors and global health donors.
• A strategist and an innovator: You are creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You
have a strong interest in private-sector approaches to development and a proven ability to
produce results.
Requested application material
Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and
Administration Manager, and an updated CV ONLY to pace@pace.org.ug indicating the
Job title in the subject of the email.
Your CV should be two-paged, clearly stating how you meet what we are looking for and what
gets us interested.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm or 1700H (East African Time) on Monday
August 24th, 2020.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application
as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless
of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital
status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender
identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic
information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment
status.
**Please note PACE does not solicit for funds during any recruitment process.

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