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PACE seeks a Senior Malaria Technical Advisor

Department: Programs
Based in Kampala, Uganda
Reports to Chief of Party, Uganda Malaria Control Activity
Start Date: Approximately March 2021
*Contingent upon funding

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PACE seeks a Senior Malaria Technical Advisor to provide technical guidance on the design, introduction, and implementation of malaria control and elimination strategies under an anticipated $38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project. The project will strengthen national and sub-national capacity to implement malaria vector control, service delivery, surveillance, social and behavior change, and operational research in Uganda.

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PACE seeks a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL)

Department: Programs
Based in Kampala, Uganda
Reports to Deputy Chief of Party, Uganda Malaria Control Activity
Start Date: Approximately March 2021 *Contingent upon funding

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PACE seeks a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) to lead the management of reporting and research activities under an anticipated $38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus districts.

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PACE seeks an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)

Department: Programs
Based in Kampala, Uganda
Reports to Chief of Party, Uganda Malaria Control Activity
Start Date: Approximately March 2021 *Contingent upon funding

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PACE seeks an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support the management, coordination and reporting of all activities under an anticipated $38m 5-year USAID-funded project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus districts.

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PACE seeks a seasoned Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated Uganda Malaria Control Activity

Department: Anglophone A
Based in: Kampala, Uganda, up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Market Director, Anglophone Africa or to the PACE Executive Director
Start Date: Approximately March 2021
*Contingent upon funding

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PACE seeks a seasoned Chief of Party (COP) to lead the management, coordination and reporting of all activities under an anticipated $38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment in both the public and private sector, as well as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus districts.
The COP should have significant leadership, management and international development experience; a demonstrated track record in successfully managing government, donor and malaria community relations; a commitment to capacity building; and experience successfully conducting and implementing USAID-funded projects of similar size and scope. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that the activity produces the results specified in annual work plans, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. The COP will act as the main point of contact with USAID and other stakeholders involved in program implementation. The COP will also ensure that the program is represented in national technical, policy, and planning forums with USAID/PMI, the Republic of Uganda, and key malaria stakeholders.

This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda.

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PACE seeks a Director of Finance and Administration

Department: Anglophone Africa
Based in Kampala, Uganda
Reports to Chief of Party, Uganda Malaria Control Activity
Start Date: Approximately March 2021
*Contingent upon funding

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PACE seeks a Director of Finance and Administration to lead the financial management of activities under an anticipated $38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the health facility level in focus districts.

The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee financial management and operations for all activities under the project. This includes oversight of procurement, grants, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, records, and ensures that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place in compliance with USAID policies and procedures, to meet generally recognized accounting standards. S/he will be responsible for managing the budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID and PSI headquarters. S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG and PSI regulations and policies. She/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award. S/he shall have the requisite management expertise, interpersonal skills and professional relationships and fulfill the requirements detailed below:

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We are looking for a dynamic proven manager who will provide comprehensive Human Resource and Administration support to PSI Uganda (PSIU) and its affiliate Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE).  

We are looking for a dynamic proven manager who will provide comprehensive Human Resource and Administration support to PSI Uganda (PSIU) and its affiliate Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE).

This position is responsible for supporting the strategic success of PSIU/PACE through the design, delivery and implementation of a people (HR) strategy. It ensures the effective delivery of recruitment processes, employment contracts, salary payments and adjustments and the accuracy of data held on the HR information system. It is also responsible for driving strategy and implementation of policies which promote healthy organization culture and the development and retention of employees.

Your contribution

You will:

1.    Participate and take lead where required in the development, review and implementation of P&C divisional strategy and develop and manage the department budget;
2.     In consultation with the HoDs, develop, review and update People and Culture policies as and when applicable;
3.     Proactively advise management and staff of any changes in P&C policies, employment law, global PSI HR policies and guidelines; and the implications thereof;
4.     Ensure that recruitment procedures are followed and that all recruitment is conducted in a timely and efficient manner and that new employees are properly contracted and on boarded;
5.     Take the lead in developing strategic recruitment processes that connect to a wide range of suitable talent;
6.     Develop and implement staff learning and development plans and initiatives;
7.     In conjunction with department managers, coordinate and ensure timely setting and review of performance agreements for staff. Ensure that Subsequent feedback and follow-ups are logically concluded and generally promote a performance culture in PSIU and PACE;
8.     Provide senior management with advice on employee retention strategies, including policy and benefit revisions;
9.     Coordinate timely investigations of grievances and disciplinary issues and facilitate mediation and inquiries and ensure conclusion and responses to the parties involved;
10.   Liaise with Finance to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing;
11.   Maintain comprehensive human resource records and oversee the management and operation of HRIS to ensure compliance with organizational and legal requirements, as well as provide HR information to the organization;
12.   Oversee the Administration function including reception, premises management, office supplies, asset management, contract management and any other administrative roles
13.   Organize, manage and coordinate all PACE Board meetings
14.   Any other reasonable tasks as assigned by senior management

What are we looking for?

The basics

      Bachelor’s Degree ideally in Business, Human Resources or Psychology; advanced degree preferred
      4-6 years’ experience in HR, People Operations, or Organizational Development, ideally with time spent as a generalist as well as roles in other in other HR disciplines
      In-depth knowledge of the Uganda labor and employment laws
      Experience in an NGO, or creative company preferred with HR responsibility strongly desired
      High degree of business acumen, attention to detail, analytical capacity, and creative problem-solving skills
      Exceptional EQ (Emotional Intelligence) and maturity with experience in conflict resolution
      Must have integrity and honesty above all, and a respect for complete confidentiality of every single human resources matter

Interested candidates should send applications and detailed CVs by email to:  apply@psiug.org  or hand deliver to the PSIU Office Reception, addressed to The Director Operations and Management, PSIU at Plot 3 – 5 New Port Bell Road, UAP Nakawa Business Park, P. O. Box 8082 Kampala

Applications should reach us not later than Monday 4th November 2019 at 5:00pm. Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

**Please note PSI Uganda does not solicit for funds during any recruitment process.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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