USAID OHW Project Careers – Regional Programme Manager at One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)

Organisation: One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)
Project Name: USAID One
Health Workforce Project (OHW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal Investigator
About US:
One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) is a University network of Schools of Public
Health and Schools of Veterinary that are located in seven countries namely;
Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and
Uganda with the regional secretariat located in Kampala Uganda, at the Makerere
University School of Public Health Annex in Kololo.
About USAID OHW Project:
OHCEA received
a five-year sub award for implementation of activities funded through
University of Minnesota from USAID for the implementation of the One Health
Workforce Project (OHW). This project will facilitate Government Led,
University Driven, Network Supported Coordination and collaboration across all
levels of the human and animal health sectors essential to meet the Global
Health Security Agenda (GHSA) vision for “a world safe and secure from global
health threats posed by infectious diseases.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The Regional Programme Manager will serve as the Secretary
to the Board and shall ensure timely scheduling and holding of meetings
·        
Provide overall leadership to, motivate and inspire
heads of department to be result oriented
·        
Ensure that heads of department manage their teams
and budgets
·        
Actively monitor and approve departmental
expenditure before they are sanctioned by the CEO monitor the budgets and resources
of the Organization
·        
Work closely with the CEO and Board of Directors
mobilize for resources
·        
Prepare and submit for approval of the CEO and Board
policies, strategic plans, budgets, work plans and such other documents from
time to time
·        
Provide technical guidance on the implementation of
the OHCEA’s strategic plan
·        
Provide technical support and assistance to the
Organization’s relationship with key stakeholders and business partners
·        
Regularly review the effectiveness of the
organization’s systems and procedures for improvement to ensure efficiency
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a master’s degree in
human or veterinary medicine with specialization in public health. Applicants
with a PhD have an added advantage
·        
Evidence of training in epidemiology and
surveillance
·        
Additional training evidence project management
·        
Training in leadership and management
·        
At least six years’ experience with an organization
like OHCEA
·        
Evidence of three or more publications in peer
reviewed journals in the areas of specialization i.e. human or veterinary
medicine with specialization in public health
·        
Evidence of proposals written and successfully
funded
·        
Proof of having headed or managed a project of not
less than USD $ 5 Million
·        
Working knowledge and experience of relating with
donors
·        
Demonstrated personal track record of integrity and
honesty
·        
All candidates MUST be willing to work and live in
Uganda with frequent travels within the region.
·        
Fluency in French language will be an added
advantage
·        
Age:  Less than 55 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send an application letter, a detailed CV,
academic transcripts and three professional referees to:
The Dean,
Makerere
College of Health Sciences School of Public Health,
Mulago Hospital
Complex,
Room 215, 2nd
Floor, Kampala. Uganda
Or via E-mail to: dean@musph.ac.ug
Deadline: 18th December, 2015
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