Senior Technical Advisor

at FHI 360
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Senior Technical Advisor – Uganda Integrated Child and Youth Development
Organisation:  FHI 360

Closing date: 16 Sep 2019

FHI 360 currently is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Technical Advisor on the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. The Senior Technical Advisor is a critical position with responsibilities for leading, mentoring, coaching, and training. He/she will collaborate with the Chief of Party to build relations with key stakeholders; support program implementation; and address operational and programmatic questions. He/she also will contribute to the strategies for all technical requirements and will provide technical expertise to ensure the fulfillment of project deliverables.

Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities:

Oversee and ensure effective technical performance of project deliverables
Provide mentoring, coaching, and training support to the project team and partners
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with USAID, relevant government agencies, bilateral agencies, and other NGOs, while being viewed as a knowledgeable resource on technical issues
Coordinate with the COP to ensure that the technical direction for the activity is fully disseminated among project staff, sub-awardees, and other key stakeholders
Engage local partners, the private sector, and other humanitarian and development organizations to promote effective collaboration and cooperation across the diverse teams
Contribute to knowledge capture and dissemination of learnings to key stakeholders
Design and monitor the project implementation through a CLA approach
Minimum Requirements:

Skills

Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting

Experience Requirements

At least six years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, and technical capacities working with programs that are of a similar scope and scale to this program
Demonstrated experience in education, health, or another relevant field
Experience in sub-Saharan Africa, especially in Uganda
Demonstrated experience building relationships and working alongside project stakeholders to deliver impact within agreed timelines

Education Requirements

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in education and health from an accredited university
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