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Chief of Party – Uganda Health Activity

Corus International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 10, 2022.

Corus International Jobs in Uganda Chief of Party – Uganda Health Activity Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Corus International at Uganda

# Job Description

In anticipation of a new multi-year, multi-sectoral USAID-funded “Uganda
Health Activity”, IMA World Health/Corus International is seeking a Chief of
Party COP.>
Corus International is a family of organizations which believes that those who
were born into impossible circumstances deserve the opportunity for a better
life. Corus was formed through the strategic merger of IMA World Health
operating as a public health organization since 1960, and Lutheran World
Relief operating as a livelihoods organization since 1945, and today
includes the smaller entities of Charlie Goldsmith Associates, Ground Up
Investing, and Farmers Market Coffee. Corus International works in over 20
countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America, with a primary focus
on health, livelihoods, and emergency response.
The Uganda Health Activity UHA aims to increase access to, and use of
quality healthcare services, and to improve the performance of the health
system at subnational levels in priority districts. Intended high-level
results include: 1 improved access to and use of quality health services in
maternal, newborn, and child health MNCH, family planning FP, reproductive
health RH, nutrition, water-sanitation-hygiene WASH, and infection
prevention and control IPC at the facility and community levels; 2 enhanced
local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and 3
strengthened health system resilience at the regional, district, and
community-levels. UHA also will strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR
implementing partners IPs to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part
of sustainability efforts.
The UHA COP will oversee overall implementation of UHA programming, providing
strategic technical vision and managing the project team and consortium
members. This leadership role liaises with USAID, the MoH, other health and
development donors, and other IPs in Uganda on behalf of the UHA, cultivating
open, productive, and collaborative relationships to advance activity
objectives. The COP also ensures that the activity complies with cooperative
agreement terms and conditions and USAID policies and regulations. The COP
will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program
implementation in a timely manner, suggest appropriate program adjustments,
and ensure that systems are in place to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and
abuse. The proposed COP candidate must fulfill the position requirements
detailed below.
Actual hiring is contingent upon successful agreement award and USAID
approval. Nationals of Uganda are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills
• Master’s degree or other advanced degree PhD, MD in a relevant field, such
as medicine, public health, social sciences, or management
• Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsive experience in a senior role
managing large and complex integrated health service delivery programs of
similar scope and dollar value $30M+ in sub-Saharan Africa
• Previous experience working on USG programs and working knowledge of USG
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with government, donors, the private
sector, and community organizations to advance health objectives
• Demonstrated experience successfully leading and managing multi-disciplinary
teams to achieve health results in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal, writing, and English language oral presentation
• At least five years of experience working in East Africa on development
• Current relationships with relevant Uganda stakeholders MOH, donors, IPs
and/or past experience working in Uganda
• Technical expertise in and/or prior experience working on MNCH, FP,
nutrition, WASH, HSS, and/or PEPFAR programming
LWR/Corus International is an equal opportunity employer EOE. As such, Corus
makes employment decisions and provides equal employment opportunity without
regard to an applicant’s or employee’s race, religion, color, sex including
pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state,
and local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or
hiring process, please notify Corus’s Human Resources department.

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**Closing Date** : 20th Jan. 2022

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