Food for the Hungry (FH) International Relief Vacancies – Clinic Coordinator

Organisation: Food for
the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station: Kitgum,
About FH/U:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a
Christian international relief and development organization that has been
working in Uganda since 1989. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development
needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the
communities of Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Agago, Kole, Kween, Mbale, and Mukono
Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food
Security and livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with
the Head office located it Kampala.
Job Summary: The Clinic
Coordinator will offer day-to-day guidance to the FH Uganda Clinic unit. The
Clinic Coordinator will be involved in the project implementation from its’
beginning until the end in four main areas: project preparation (including
proposal and budget development); relating the community to the clinic; follow
up of clients in the clinic; monitoring and evaluation of the project
(including reporting and budgetary management). She/he is also in charge of
providing high quality medical care to patients accessing the facility,
diagnosing patients, giving appropriate lab tests and prescribing medication
for clients. The candidate shall also manage clients’ second-line
antiretroviral therapy and the medication effects while advising accordingly.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with clinical or medical background
    bias or any other related discipline from a recognized university or
  • At
    least three to four years extensive experience in Clinical management
    preferably within an INGO environment preferably in middle level
  • The
    applicant must have some training and clinic experience in HIV/AIDS
    treatment centres and experience in HIV/AIDS Management.
  • Past
    experience in people management with skills and knowledge on coaching,
    mentoring and growing of people
  • Vibrant
    personal relationship with Christ
  • Proficiency
    in spoken and written English is essential. Ability to speak, read and
    write Luo as a local language is an added advantage.
  • Possess
    excellent computer skills in MS word, Excel, Power point, Access and the
    internet (Skype and email).
  • Possess
    the ability to interpret medical reports
  • Writing
    and budget management skills with ability to conduct needs assessment and
    write proposals.
  • Possess
    the ability to maintain good communication with clients, donors, the
    government, NGOs and other stakeholders.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not
more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone
numbers, copies of
testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed
The Human Resources Manager,
Food for the Hungry Uganda
Deadline: 5th December 2014 by 4:30pm
NB: Please
note that only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your
application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 12th of December

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