Technical Advisors (Multiple Positions)

USAID Uganda Health Activity

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm that has been implementing USAID programs in Uganda for more than 20 years, seeks multiple technical advisors for the anticipated five-year approximately $170 million USAID-funded Uganda Health Activity (UHA). This cooperative agreement aims to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall health system resilience in priority districts in Uganda through: (1) improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) health services at community- and health facility-levels; (2) enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and, (3) strengthened health systems at the regional-, district-, facility-, and community-levels. The technical advisors will be responsible for technical oversight of integrated health service delivery and technical assistance activities for MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at facility- and community-levels. English fluency is required. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people globally.

We are seeking technical specialists in the following areas, for consideration:

· Maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH)

· Family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH)

· Nutrition

· Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)

· Health financing

· Human resources for health (HRH)

· Supply chain

· Health information systems

· HIV service delivery

· Adaptive management

· Health policy and stewardship

· Quality improvement

· Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

· GESI / Youth and vulnerable groups


· Demonstrated capability in one or more of the above technical areas

· Demonstrated analytical ability and understanding of the cultural and local and regional health context in Uganda

· At least six years of experience in managing and/or implementing integrated health service delivery or technical assistance programming addressing MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH in a similar context, with at least three of those years working in Uganda

· Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts, donors, and other key stakeholders

· Excellent interpersonal, writing, and English language oral presentation skills

· Master’s degree or other advanced degree (PhD, MD) in a relevant field, such as medicine, public health, or social sciences; clinical qualification (MD, clinical officer, nurse, midwife, or other cadres) preferred

· Previous experience working on USG-funded health programming in Uganda, designing or implementing gender- or youth-sensitive health programming, and strengthening quality of care and/or QI for MNCH, FP, nutrition, or WASH preferred

Application Instructions:

Please apply by using this link.

Applications must be submitted by April 23rd, 2022. Early applications encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please.

EEO Statement

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

COVID-19 Recruitment Information

Chemonics International is monitoring COVID-19 activity around the world. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of the utmost importance to us, and we continue to hire for all open roles with interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Our new hires and current staff working from our Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, and London offices will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

Application Instructions:

Please apply by using this link.

Applications must be submitted by April 23rd, 2022. Early applications encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please.

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