Charity Jobs – Project Officer at Mildmay

Job Title:     Project Officer
Organization: Mildmay
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Mildmay is a
pioneering HIV charity delivering quality care and treatment, prevention work,
rehabilitation, training and education, and health strengthening in the UK and
East Africa. Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental
Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training,
Research & General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems
Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of
Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will oversee the planning, implementation, and reporting of all
Community Systems Strengthening interventions under the Paediatric and
Adolescent HIV treatment project to strengthen facility-community linkages for
increased uptake and retention of children and adolescents in HIV prevention,
care and treatment services.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Project Officer must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Social Sciences, Development Studies, Community Psychology or a related course
from a recognized university / institution. Possession of a post graduate
Diploma in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
·        
At least three years’ experience in project planning
and management;
·        
Working knowledge of participatory approaches to
community mobilisation and engagement;
·        
Significant knowledge and experience in the district
health service delivery and Current knowledge on HIV prevention, care and
treatment issues.
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in various MS
Office packages
·        
Working knowledge of English and local languages
·        
The applicant must also be highly flexible
·        
Show sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay
Uganda
·        
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding
race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their interest to The Human
Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda at
hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the subject of the email, the position
applied for or  via post to P.O. Box
24985, Kampala. Please attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a full
CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two
professional referees (one of which should be a former employer).
Deadline: Friday, 20th
November, 2015
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