Programme Officer NGO Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title:    Programme Officer
Organization: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Programme Manager
About US:
mothers2mothers
(m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA,
dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers
living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its
inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries.
Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global
Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and
Keeping their Mothers Alive.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer will oversee, supervise and actively
monitor the mothers to mothers (m2m) care and support programme activities in
various health facilities located in the East Central region of Uganda under
the OHTA Project ( (Optimizing HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women in
East Central Uganda).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work collaboratively to develop annual,
    quarterly and monthly work plans
  • Oversee and ensure effective programme
    implementation at approximately 15 health facilities across the region
  • Carry out regular site supervisory, coaching
    and on-job mentorship visits to health facilities
  • The incumbent will also oversee the recruitment,
    training and orientation of Site Coordinators and Mentor Mothers at
    facility and community levels
  • Prepare and submit weekly monitoring plans
    and reports
  • Ensure routine collection, reporting and
    analysis of data, and data utilization to promote programme quality
  • Work collaboratively to develop programme
    activity budgets and monitor and report expenditure
  • Take charge of the coordination of
    community-facility linkages and referrals between relevant stakeholders
    and potential donors
  • Conduct regular meetings and performance
    management processes with Site Staff
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Programme Officer
    vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Medicine, Public
    Health, Nursing Sciences or a related field
  • At least four years’ experience in health,
    community work and PMTCT service delivery
  • Three years’ experience in mid-level
    programme management
  • Good working knowledge of relevant PMTCT
    protocols and policies in Uganda
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and
    team building skills
  • Dynamism, independence and creativity
  • Excellent time management, reporting and
    writing skills
  • Previous experience with training and M &
    E essentials
  • Passion for m2m’s vision and mission
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
    MS Office, Outlook and Internet
  • Fluency in English and Luganda/Lusoga
    required
How to Apply:
All
those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their updated Curriculum
Vita (CV) to the Recruitment Specialist via e-mail to: ugandarecruit@m2m.org with the subject
line “PO.”
NB: mothers2mothers follows a careful review process
for all applications. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Should you not receive a response to your application by 15th February
2016, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Deadline:
3rd February 2016

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