Uganda: Technical Specialists | Uganda| 2019

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Organization: Chemonics
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 09 Oct 2019

Chemonics seeks technical specialists for the anticipated five year, $35 million USAID Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) project in Uganda. SBC4T aims to promote adoption of behaviors — by individuals, households, and communities — for improved health and development outcomes. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping people lead healthy lives around the world.

Senior compliance specialist

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or other relevant field
  • Certification from an internationally recognized compliance or auditing organization (e.g., Institute of Internal Auditors, International Standards Organization, American Society for Quality, and International Register of Certified Auditors) preferred
  • Minimum eight years of relevant professional experience, including audit​s, procurement, finance, management, ​or litigation
  • Skilled in developing and implementing compliance and controls systems in a development context preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; proven ability to work effectively on teams in multicultural context
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. government and USAID regulations required; familiarity with policies and compliance requirements related to international assistance programs
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

Information management systems specialist

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, monitoring and evaluation, or related field
  • Experience with DHIS and other health information systems required; experience with other sector and cross-sector information systems desired
  • Minimum seven years of experience building effective partnerships with diverse stakeholders to achieve consensus around the design and implementation of a knowledge/information management system to produce real-time data for decision-making required
  • Demonstrated technical ability to program and pilot a user-friendly information management system the houses social and behavior changed related information across sectors
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Monitoring, evaluation, and learning manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics research methods, or any behavioral science with relevance to SBC research, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Minimum five years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for large health programs
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals such as graphs and charts, maps, and GIS preferred
  • In-depth understanding of how to design and implement M&E systems for complex donor-funded activities
  • Proven experience tracking performance against program objectives, reporting on outcomes, and analyzing data to contribute to continual adaptive management
  • Experience in developing learning and knowledge management curriculum for M&E initiatives for local counterparts preferred
  • Experience reporting to USAID
  • Experience working in Uganda required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

Monitoring, evaluation, and learning officer

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics research methods, or any behavioral science with relevance to SBC research, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Minimum three years of experience working in M&E for large health programs
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals such as graphs and charts, maps, and GIS preferred
  • Experience with conducting large data collection exercises at the regional or national level preferred
  • Experience reporting to USAID preferred
  • Experience working in Uganda required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Knowledge management and communications manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience with communications for SBC programs preferred
  • Proven ability to communicate research findings using varied media, including radio, TV, internet, newspaper, and social media
  • Experience creating and designing knowledge management resources for U.S. government-funded project preferred
  • Experience with USAID programs and branding, and knowledge of global health and development issues preferred
  • Experience working in Uganda required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

SBC capacity strengthening director

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in medicine, social sciences, public health, communications, or other relevant field
  • In-depth experience in SBC and working at the national, district, and subdistrict levels of Uganda
  • Demonstrated capacity building experience of diverse partners
  • Excellent skills and experience in collaborative working relationships with senior-level government leadership
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating between national and subnational levels on strategy and rollout of activities
  • Experience in working with gender and social inclusion or youth SBC campaigns at the national level preferred
  • Experience working in Uganda required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

SBC coordinator managers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, development, communications, or related fields
  • Work within existing regional structures to coordinate implementing partners in rolling out and scaling SBC activities that align with local and national technical priorities
  • Minimum five years of experience developing effective partnerships and working with donor implementing partners and diverse stakeholders rolling out activities at the subnational level; health sector and cross-sectoral activity experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Willingness to travel and be based outside of Kampala
  • Experience with managing budgets, M&E, and logistics highly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Contracts and grant manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, management, or other relevant discipline; master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of experience managing a multimillion grants portfolio ($2 million minimum), including at least three years of experience managing international donor-funded grants programs
  • Demonstrated experience managing USAID-funded grants under cooperative agreements or contracts required
  • Understanding of applicable policies and procedures on financial management, competitive procurement, determination of responsibility, cost share, grants management, and capacity building of local partners required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Finance and procurement manager

Qualifications:

  • University degree or certification in accounting, financial management, business administration, economics, or other relevant field
  • Minimum five years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, or program administrative and finance management; supervisory experience on a USAID-funded project highly preferred
  • Experience working with mobile money applications required
  • Procurement experience under USAID-funded awards required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Certified membership in ACCA, CPA (U), or CMA preferred
  • Knowledge of Ugandan taxation laws; experience with withholding and remitting to the Ugandan Revenue Authority and other local governmental ministries or departments required
  • Experience working with financial accounting software such as Abacus or QuickBooks highly desirable
  • Experience managing large budgets and with USAID financial reporting preferred
  • Excellent working capabilities with Microsoft Excel and Word and other software applications
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

Accountant

Qualifications:

  • University degree or certification in accounting, financial management, auditing, or related field
  • Minimum five years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, or financial analysis
  • Experience as a USAID-funded project accountant, with procurement experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Ugandan taxation laws and regulations with experience withholding and remitting to the Ugandan Revenue Authority and other local governmental ministries or departments
  • Experience working with Abacus, QuickBooks, or other accounting software highly desirable
  • Excellent working capabilities with Microsoft Excel and Word and other software applications
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

How to apply:

Application Instructions:

Please apply through https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/sbc4tlive. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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