Jobs at Futures Group in Uganda- Chief of Party Monitoring Evaluation & Learning

Job Title: Chief of Party, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, Uganda
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     330
# of Openings:     1

Key Responsibilities

Futures Group is recruiting for a Senior Project Director/Chief of Party to provide leadership and management for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA), that is intended to create the conditions to enable USAID/Uganda to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development enterprise.

    Provides overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for project activities.
    Manages a core staff of technical and administrative program professionals and works with the US-based country management support team to ensure responsive and efficient project operations
    Ensures that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to
    Serves as the primary liaison with USAID, and stakeholders
    Organizes project representation at relevant meetings with stakeholders, as appropriate


    Advanced degree in social sciences, public health or other relevant field.
    High degree of judgment, maturity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor, evaluate and create conditions that enable collaborating, learning, and adapting.
    10 or more years managing and providing strategic and technical leadership as either a Program Director or similar senior-level position on field programs funded by USG.
    Understanding of Ugandan health and development sectors.
    Experience in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders including government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
    Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial and evaluative skills.
    Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe.
    Professional and diplomatic demeanor and conduct, especially during interactions with the client and its constituents.
    Ability to anticipate, respond and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands.
    Ability to take initiative and respond independently to situations.

How to Apply:

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


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