Project Coordinator Career Job at Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Location: Arua, Uganda
Reporting to: Program Manager, PREFA Duration: 36 Months
Gross Salary: Ushs  26,616,000 pa.
Job Summary: The Project coordinator will be directly responsible for managing PREFA/ CSF HIV/ AIDS program in Arua district. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of these interventions, including co-ordination of activities, organizational representation, reporting, management, administration and logistics.
Key Result Areas:
  • Manage PREFA/ CSF HIV/AIDS programming in the district in accordance to the project goals, objectives and planned activities.
  • Prepare monthly work plan for the district consolidating sectoral work plans.
  • Implement detailed monthly work-plans for PREFA sites in the district in collaboration with the responsible focal person in the district health office.
  • Ensure that strong monitoring systems are in place at all sites through regular support supervision visits.
  • Inform PREFA Program Officer of program developments through timely reports.
  • Maintain a close and harmonious working relationship wilh relevant governmental partners, PREFA staff and other stakeholders working in the district through regular feedback meetings.
  • Maintain overall control over program finances, human and material resources, ensuring that spending is in line with budget and the work plan.
  • Prepare comprehensive and quality reports on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis.
  • Liaise regularly with other HIV/AIDS stakeholders in the District to ensure that program activities complement other than overlapping with existing and planned initiatives.
  • Should be able to implement the PREFA programme in an integrated manner and in coordination with different sectors in the community.
  • Ensure compliance of program operations with PREFA policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Should possess a bachelor’s degree in Public Health / Development Studies with a minimum ol at least two years working experience in a development /health sector managing HIV/AIDS programs in the community.
  • Post graduate training in project planning and management is an added advantage.
  • 4-7 years working experience in project management.
  • Should possess demonstrable strong written and oral communication skills, excellent report writing.
  • Should demonstrate excellent understanding of the current HIV/AIDS management trends, familiarity with the current international models lor rolling out HIV/AIDS service provision in the developing world.
  • Should possess comprehensive knowledge of a variety of other programming interventions (such as nutrition and food security) complementary to the success of HIV/ AIDS service provision in the community.
  • Should be willing to stay and work in a rural district.
  • Should be willing to spend up to 50% of their time on motorcycle offering support supervision in the field to ensure successful implementation ol the programme.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, copies of testimonials and certificates, current Curriculum Vitae. Telephone contact and 3 referees to the address below. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Send to:
The Executive Director
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 71 Lithuli Avenue Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: 10th September 2012

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