Deputy Chief of Party

at RTI International (RTI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 23, 2021
Category Management
Currency UGX


Deputy Chief of Party, Kampala, Uganda


Serve as Acting Chief of Party in Chief of Party's absence;
Oversee the finance, operations, administration and grant functions for this large, complex project and ensure compliance with RTI and USAID procedures;
Manage HR, finance, grants, procurement, subcontracts, operations, and information technology (IT) support to the project, requesting direction from RTI home office business partners as needed.
Work closely with COP, technical staff, pertinent RTI regional and home office staff and appropriate USAID staff when necessary to ensure project resources are effectively and efficiently budgeted, analysed, disbursed, monitored and reported in achieving project objectives and results.


Master's degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field, with a minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience, including five (5) years in a managerial role, increasing roles of responsibility, and extensive professional experience in finance, operations/administration, logistics and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of similar scope and size of this Activity, or Bachelor's degree plus 12 years relevant experience.
Five (5) years of experience with USAID-funded financial and operational program administration for a project of a similar complexity.
Experience working in Uganda or a similar high-fraud environment is ideal.
Fluency with USAID policies and procedures related to financial management, financial reporting, and grant making.
Excellent track record of good interpersonal, supervision, leadership and managerial skills.
Results-oriented team player with the ability to follow guidelines and controls required of the position.


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