2 NGO Jobs – Program Managers at Baylor Uganda



Organisation:
Baylor College of Medicine
Job
Location:
(1 for West Nile and
Eastern and 1 for Rwenzori)



Organisational
Background:
The Baylor College of
Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) Headquartered at
Mulago Hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization
that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and
Adults. Baylor – Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment
and prevention services, maternal child health services, Health Professional
training and Clinical Research.
Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of PEPFAR grant through CDC, and is looking for
knowledgeable, enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to become part of its
team in Rwenzori region, and West Nile and Eastern region.
Job
Summary:
The incumbent will
develop and monitor the implementation of systems, policies and procedures for
aligning the various project objectives to health services from the district
level to health facility and community level in the region in line with Baylor
Uganda’s mission.
Key Duties &
Responsibilities:
·        
Develop
and monitor the implementation of annual and quarterly consolidated work plans,
procurement plans and budgets for Region as well as phasing in and phasing out
the projects/programs in line with various program objectives and Baylor-Uganda
financial guidelines
·        
Review
and Monitor sub-granting process to the district and follow-up accountability
of the grants in liaison with grants officer and program coordinators and as
well as approve recommendations in line with Baylor grants policy
·        
Review
and monitor the implementation of a 5 year Regional operation strategy based on
holistic strategic thinking’ for the sustainability or continuity of all Baylor
supported programs in line with Baylor-Uganda objectives.
·        
Develop
and monitor the implementation of the capacity building program based on clear
identified needs i.e. training, mentorship, and support supervision programs as
well as retooling plan (materials, working tools & space) which includes
refurbishment of appropriate infrastructures as per the various program
objectives
·        
Develop
and maintain a competent & motivated “team of Regional leaders” through
implementing HR support activities in line with the Human resources manual.
·        
Develop
strategies to Strengthen civil society advocacy and campaigns to increase
demand for services, community engagement in line with various program objectives
and the MoH related guidelines.
·        
Develop
and maintain strategic partnerships and networks with district key stakeholders
and other partner organizations involved in programs and advocate for a
comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions in the region in line with
various program objectives.
·        
Develop
and implement strategies for conducting periodic program review/lesson leamt
meetings based on the set and agreed upon periodic targets for various programs
as well as periodic Ql and M&E Program reports, then write and submit
periodic reports to the supervisor and other key stakeholders in line with
various program objectives and MOH program targets..
·        
Develop
and monitor the implementation of strategy for strengthening the referral
system from village level using VHTs/ community stake holders to various levels
of health facilities as well as the Regional Referral Hospital in line with MoH
referral structure.
·        
Develop
fundable proposals in collaboration with other Baylor-Uganda members and other
key stakeholders for the sustainability or continuity of various programs in
region in line with Baylor Uganda strategic objectives.
·        
Identify
research opportunities and monitor the conducting of research and presentation
of findings based on documented related lessons learnt plus experiences in
conferences, journals and other medical related literature as in line with
Baylor Uganda research guidelines
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:

The job holder should have;
·        
A
Masters in Pediatrics or Public health and must be registered with the relevant
professional body.
·        
At
least (5) years of experience in managing Health programs/projects with a
reputable international NGO, and direct experience with local governance and
donor representatives Experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is an added advantage.
·        
Have
ever written research abstracts and manuscripts and even presented in
conferences or published.
·        
Skills
in resource mobilization most especially writing proposals
·        
Have
Key personal competence in Team, networking and communication skills, Must be
dynamic, Persuasive convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high
initiative
·        
Must
be willing to spend 50 % of his/her time in West Nile and 50 % in Eastern
region.
How
to Apply
If you have the
relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the
address below. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job
requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies
of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone
contact. Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
The Human resource
manager,
Baylor college of medicine children’s foundation-uganda block 5, Mulago
hospital,
P.O. Box 72052 clock tower,
Kampala tel: +256-417-119200/100
Email: applications@baylor-uganda.org
Deadline:
21st January, 2013

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