Charity Jobs – Project Officer at Mildmay

Job Title:     Project Officer
Organization: Mildmay
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
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
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
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 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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