IntraHealth seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Technical Director (TD) for an upcoming five-year USAID Multi-Sector Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health project in Uganda. The purpose of the activity is to facilitate government leadership and enhance sustainable multi-sectoral coordination to accelerate gains in nutrition, maternal, newborn and child health outcomes in the country.
The DCOP/TD will provide leadership across project technical areas and will oversee technical assistance activities at all levels of the health system and across all sectors, reporting to and working closely with the Chief of Party (COP) to develop, manage, and support project activities. The DCOP/TD will support the Chief of Party (COP) in providing technical program leadership in the development, management and support of project activities. In the absence of the COP the DCOP/TD will assume overall leadership and management responsibility for the project. The DCOP/TD will take the lead in coordinating program development, implementation and reporting, and will work closely with the Project Leadership Team overseeing the project’s major components, and other program staff to ensure results and synergy in the development and implementation of the project. The DCOP/TD reports directly to the COP. The DCOP/TD is responsible to ensure development and implementation of a robust annual workplan which leads the project towards successful completion of contractual obligations.