Health Project Coordinator – Voluntary Services Overseas(VSO)

is an international development agency that works through volunteer
professionals to fight global poverty and disadvantage. VSO is seeking to fill
the position of Health Project Coordinator based in the Gulu programme office.
job entails: –
Project Coordination
  • Coordinate all aspects of
    VSO’s health projects, including activity planning, implementation and
    financial management.
Partnership development and
  •  Support the Deputy
    Country Director to negotiate and nurture partnerships and actively build
    and support networks.
  • Support the assessment of
    organisations and agencies as VSO partners.
  • Conduct regular visits to
    partners and volunteers to support the working partnerships. Volunteer
  • Support volunteers,
    responding to needs as appropriate and liaising with programme team
    members to ensure issues are effectively addressed.
  • Assess volunteers’
    professional development needs and deliver support required, such as
    workshops, exchanges, trainings.
Business Development and
  • Conduct situational and stakeholder
    analyses and develop a strategic plan for health programming linked to
    VSO’s country plan.
  • Identify funding
    opportunities and develop project concepts, proposals and budgets in
    accordance with VSO’s guidelines and procedures.
Finance and Resource
  • Manage projects within the
    agreed budget and monitor all budgets, liaising with the finance and admin
Qualification and Experience;
  • Public health background,
    preferably with a relevant masters degree.
  • Demonstrated experience of
    applying project cycle management practices at a project or community
  • The candidate should have
    proven experience of fundraising including proposal and report writing.
  • Experience of youth
    programming in health and livelihoods will be an added advantage.
How to apply:
date: Friday March 9th 2012 at midday.
a softcopy of the application pack please contact VSO Uganda, Plot 2727
Muyenga Road, P. O. Box 2831 Kampala, Uganda (Opposite Tank-hill Parade) or Tel
0414 268 984/269655/267008, 0312 264 595 or e-mail
applicants who use the application pack will be considered

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