The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for providing overall technical and programmatic leadership of an upcoming health program focused on: multi-sectoral governance for maternal and child health, nutrition, and family planning program in Uganda. The purpose of the activity is to facilitate government-led leadership and enhance government sustainable multi-sectoral coordination efforts while applying a holistic approach to collaborating learning to accelerate gains in nutrition, maternal, newborn and child health outcomes in the country. This position requires comprehensive understanding of and experience in the following core technical areas: governance, nutrition, maternal child health, family planning, behavior change communication and gender. The COP will provide overall leadership and technical direction to promote innovative, adaptive management for this project; coordinating partner roles and setting performance expectations; ensuring program deliverables and milestones are met. The COP is expected to liaise with government and other stakeholders to ensure that activities complement ongoing learning and effectively use the evidence base. The position will work closely with the Government of Uganda, providing technical assistance at central and local levels. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.