Program Manager – Eastern Region Job Opportunity – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Report to: Director Medical
and Psychosocial Programs
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor
-Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care,
treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health
Professional training and Clinical Research.

Job Summary: The Program
Manager – Eastern Region will develop and monitor the implementation of
systems, policies and procedures for aligning the various project objectives to
health services from the district level to health facility and community level
in the region in line with Baylor Uganda’s mission.
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will develop and monitor the
    implementation of annual and quarterly consolidated work plans,
    procurement plans and budgets for Region in line with program
  • Offer technical support to the districts
    to make annual and quarterly activity work plan and budget integrating HIV
    care, treatment and prevention services (for paediatrics, adolescent,
    adult) and MCH services into the existing services and monitor their
  • Regularly review and monitor sub-granting
    process to the district and follow- up accountability of the grants in
    liaison with grants officer and BCM regional leaders and as well as
    implementing recommendations in line with Baylor grants policy
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of
    the capacity building program for district health workers and Baylor
    Uganda staff based on clear identified needs i.e. training, mentorship,
    and support supervision in line with projects objectives and MOH
  • Keenly monitor the compliance of the
    regional teams to HR systems and policies as well as conduct supervisory
    HR support activities to maintain a competent & motivated “team of
    Regional leaders in line with the Human resources manual.
  • Develop and implement strategies to
    strengthen engagement with civil society and community in health services,
    patient tracking system for retention purposes plus a functional
    linkage/referral systems at community, health facility and district level
    in line with various program objectives and the MoH related guidelines
  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships
    and networks with district key stakeholders and other partner
    organizations involved in programs and advocate for comprehensive,
    relevant and harmonized interventions in the region in line with various
    program objectives and MoH policies.
  • Develop and implement strategies for
    conducting periodic program review/lesson learnt meetings/ based on the
    set and agreed upon periodic targets for the programs and develop action
    plans for improvements including periodic report writing and feed back to
  • Review and monitor the implementation of
    MoH Ql Objectives and quality improvement projects in the supported
    districts and health facilities in line with the project objectives and
    MOH guidelines.
  • Develop fundable proposals in
    collaboration with other Baylor-Uganda members and other key stakeholders
    for the sustainability or continuity of various programs in region in line
    with Baylor Uganda strategic objectives
  • Identify research opportunities,
    conduct/participate in research, monitor and implement research activities
    in the region, document and share findings/lessons learnt in line with the
    Baylor Uganda Research Policy.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree
    in Pediatrics or Public health or any other relevant masters and must be
    registered with the relevant professional body.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    managing Health programs/projects with a reputable International or Local
    NGO, and direct experience with local governance and donor
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is
    an added advantage.
  • The applicant should have written research
    abstracts and manuscripts and presented them in conferences or published
  • Skills in resource mobilization most
    especially in writing proposals
  • High teamwork
  • Good networking and communication skills.
  • The applicant must also be dynamic,
    Persuasive & convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high
  • Knowledge of the Eastern local dialects.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating
possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of
three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic
documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must
have at most a credit 6 in Math and English. An approved ‘Medical Check-up
report from a recommended health facility or hospital and a certificate of good
conduct for the successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Send applications via E-mail to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 26th August
2016 by 4:00 PM
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