Team: New Business | Commitment: Career | Location: Uganda

Deputy Chief of Party – FtF Uganda Inclusive Agricultural Markets Activity

Project background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications for Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FtF) Inclusive Agricultural Markets Activity in Uganda. The DCOP will serve as the secondary/ alternate point of contact with USAID/Uganda. Primarily, the DCOP will support technical implementation, maintain communication and momentum among teams, and oversee activity operations, including grants management, progress reporting, and administrative matters. The DCOP will assume COP roles in the COP’s absence.

Required Qualification:

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study such as rural and agricultural development, agricultural economics, agribusiness and/ or business development, and social science or related field. OR, a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study with, at least, 5 years of development experience
  • At least eight (8) years (10 years for holders of a Bachelor’s degree) of progressively increasing responsibility in managing diverse teams and operational functions including public-private partnerships development, grants program management, and adaptive programming for activities of similar scope, size and complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining effective working relations with government officials, private sector stakeholders and local CSOs;
  • At least five (5) years of experience working in related fields in Africa, preferably East Africa.

Women and Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.