Project Management Specialist (Health)

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Project Management Specialist (Health)

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Project Management Specialist (Health)

Closing date: June 18, 2021
USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Personal Services Contractor (PSC) – Project Management Specialist (Health).

ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: “Cooperating Country National” shall mean the individual engaged to serve in the Cooperating Country under this contract.

“Cooperating Country” shall mean the foreign country in or for which services are to be rendered hereunder.

Opening date: May 19, 2021

Closing date: June 18, 2021

USAID/Uganda is seeking for qualified individuals to fill the Project Management Specialist (Health) position.

The Office of Health & HIV/AIDS (OHH) is responsible for one of USAID's largest and most complex bilateral assistance health programs. Currently, there are six technical units: 1: Health System Strengthening Unit (HSS), 2: President’s Malaria Initiative Unit (PMI), 3: the HIV & TB Unit (HIV/TB) and its PEPFAR sponsored activities, 4: Family Health Unit (FHU),

The Project Management Specialist (Health) serves as the Deputy FH Unit Leader in the FH Unit. The FH Unit is headed by the Supervisory Project Management Specialist (FH Unit Leader) who is responsible for providing leadership and direction of the unit and in turn reports to the OHH Deputy Director. The FH Unit focuses on: (1) improved health for children under the age of 5 and women of reproductive age activities to address barriers that prevent women from accessing health services through the promotion of gender equity. (2) poor hygiene and sanitation to ensure USAID integrates water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions with the larger goals of improved nutrition.

EDUCATION
Graduate level degree (Masters, PhD, MD, MPH, DrPH or other related) in social or behavioral sciences, public health, health, or other related fields. A Masters’ degree (or higher) in public health is strongly preferred.

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of work experience in health/public health, and/or in health/public health organizations, of which:

At least five (5) years of experience programming and managing public health programs with donor, international, NGO/CSO and/or GOU organizations.