Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012
Job Description FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Project Director, Uganda Health Communication Program in Kampala, Uganda.
Provide overall technical and management leadership to the design and implementation of a USAID-funded, 5-year, multi-million dollar health communication program in Uganda. Position will be based in Kampala. Availability of position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID Request for Applications (RFA)/Request for proposals (RFP), and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
The Project Director, Uganda Health Communication Program will: Ensure an integrated vision for the project, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract. Oversees the successful achievement of the entire project, objectives, deliverables, and impact. Act as the key liaison between USAID/Uganda and all other counterparts, implementing partners and Government of Uganda officials involved with the program. Oversees all project-to-USAID communication, contract reporting, work planning. Supervises technical and finance/admin teams.
Minimal Requirements: PhD or similar degree with 7-9 or more years of experience designing and managing health communication programs; and/or Master's degree required in one of the following or related fields: International Communication, Social and Behavior Change Communication, Social Marketing , Development Studies, Public Health, and Social Science with 10 or more years of relevant experience in health communication programming; or An equivalent combination of education and experience; Demonstrated management experience leading multi-million dollar USAID-funded projects; Applied knowledge of public health, behavior change and communication in national or state-level donor projects in Uganda; Program management and implementation experience in Uganda; and A solid understanding and appreciation of USAID and USAID project processes, procedures, rules and regulations. Strong written and verbal communication skills; Strong intercultural supervisory and team building skills and experience Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow; Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).
How to apply:
Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center atwww.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.
Deadline: 31st Dec 2012