Regional Manager – Outreach (RM-O) – Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)


Marie
Stopes Uganda (MSU) is one of the largest non-governmental not- for-profit
family planning organisation in Uganda. We are a focused, results oriented
social enterprise that develops efficient, effective family planning programmes
in Uganda. MSU believes family planning, a powerful and proven public health
intervention, is one of the most cost effective ways to reduce maternal, infant
and child mortality. The program’s vision is to make a national impact on
meeting the 41 % of unmet FP need in Uganda through the increased provision of
quality, accessible and affordable LAPM as part of a comprehensive method mix.
Barriers to FP particularly for rural poor women remain varied and complex but
are also surmountable. Through this program, MSU is proposing to address
Uganda’s high unmet need for FP and contribute to reaching further reductions
of maternal and child mortality.
MSU
is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise. We develop
efficient, effective and sustainable family planning and reproductive health
programmes in Uganda. MSU provides services to men and women over 230,000 times
a year.
The
primary responsibility of this role is to further MSU’s mission of ensuring the
individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE. It is a role requirement
that the job holder must fully comply with, promote end live MSU CORE VALUES:
Job
Title:

Regional Manager – Outreach (RM-O)
Responsible
to:

Operations Director
Workstation:
Kampala
              Purpose of the Position:Leading/Managing
Outreach teams in the Region, the Regional Manager – O/R’s (RM – 0) main role
is to facilitate the delivery of comprehensive Family Planning services
especially Long Acting & Permanent methods through the Outreach teams in
the Region, ensuring that all the activities relating to the teams are well
managed in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, Donor compliance
regulations, deadlines, contractual targets and budgets. The key deliverable
will be to ensure that all outreach teams in the Region are fully functional
(according to MSI Medical Development Team guidelines), well supervised,
monitored, have proper documentation and are donor complaint. The jobholder is
expected to be able to interface comfortably with key external stakeholders.
The RM – 0 will report into the Outreach Channel Manager.The post holder should
as well be able to work in close liaison with Research, Monitoring &
Evaluation team to ensure evidence based programming and enable the adjustment
of the activities depending on the R, M & E findings. The RM – 0 will be
required to liaise with Integrated Marketing team to ensure that the
communication approaches are effective in mobilising and reaching the targeted
clients:
The
post holder will be required to have at least 4 years of experience working
with districts and communities and should have good managerial skills and
experience especially in managing field teams. The post involves extensive
national travel.
Key
Responsibilities:
  • Managing
    outreach Service Delivery in the Region; Ensure that set objectives and
    projections are met.
  • With the support
    of the MDT, ensure that Clinical Standards and Client Care are delivered
    by the Regional Teams.
  • Provide the
    leadership and guidance to the Regional Outreach teams to enhance their
    individual and team productivity.
  • Ensure the all
    Outreach teams clearly understand and comply with the set working systems.
  • Collaborate with
    other MSU team members to ensure organisational efficiency and leveraging
    on already existing resources
  • to deliver
    services better.
  • Represent MSU in
    relevant meetings with external stakeholders especially at district level,
    building a strong network to present.
  • MSU evidence,
    project successes and learning.
Experience:
  • At least 4
    years’ experience managing Community/ District level projects, with at
    least 3 years’ of Middle level experience in management.
  • Previous
    experience working in health service provision especially Family planning,
    maternal child health or community Health areas.
Qualifications
and Experience:-
  • University
    Degree or Health Sciences or similar;
  • Knowledge of
    Clinical Health Service Provision, Family Planning, Community Outreach and
    Social Marketing an added advantage
  • Fluent English
    both oral and written,
Skills/Aptitudes:
  • Proven oral,
    written, and editing abilities,
  • Ability to work
    in deadline driven/results orientated atmospheres
  • Strong people
    management skills
  • Able to work as
    part of a team, building consensus and driving change
  • Able to think
    strategically
  • Good planner
  • Able to manage
    and motivate teams to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change
  • Advocacy skills:
    able to influence stakeholders through effective communication in a
    demanding external environment.
Attributes:
  • Keen to pursue
    personal development
  • Results driven
  • Good
    communication skills
  • Pro choice
  • Strong
    commitment to the goal and visions of Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)
How to apply:
Application
Details:
Interested
applicants should submit an application letter together with the detailed
curriculum vitae with names, telephone and email addresses of three referees
which MUST reach by close of business on Friday, 27th January 2012. Marie
Stopes Uganda is an equal opportunity employer
Application
Address: Human Resource and Administration Manager Plot 1020,
Kisugu-Muyenga. P. 0. Box 10431, Kampala-Uganda
Subject
– Regional Manager – Outreach (RM-0/R) or Regional Manager – Centers (RM-C) Jobs@mariestopes.or.ug
(Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.) ‘Please No Telephone Calls’

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