FHI 360 currently is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party (COP) on the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. The COP will provide vision and strategic leadership to ICYD and will be responsible for the overall planning, implementation, management, and performance of the activity. His/her primary responsibilities include providing overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and key stakeholders, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract. The COP will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments. He/she will supervise activity implementation and ensure the activity meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP position requires political savvy, as he/she will interact with, coordinate, and liaise with numerous institutions and senior-level national and sub-national level government officials from the Government of Uganda, other donors, USG implementers, and NGO-sponsored activities. The COP will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.
Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.