Project Director NGO Job Opportunity – PKF Uganda

Job Title:      Project Director
Organization: PKF Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
PKF Uganda envisions being the leading Regional Firm, with a recognized
global presence providing total quality and personalized service through
relationships and empowered manpower and it has been in existence since 1964.
Our client in the NGO Health Sector has an upcoming funding opportunity with a
start date in April 2017.
Job Summary: The Project
Director will monitor the implementation of compliance oriented systems,
strategies and procedures for strengthening health systems in liaison with
Ministry of Health (MoH), District Health Teams (DHT), other government sectors
involved in the HIV response to ensure sustainability of PEPFAR and post-PEPFAR
activities in line with HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plan (NSP) and
organizational mission.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop/update and monitor the implementation of
governing policies, procedures and tools for Grants, sub -awarding Management
and end of grants management among sub-awardees in line with the program
objectives and Organization Mission.
·        
Serve as the primary representative for the
project during the regional multi-sectorial health strategic & periodic
costed planning, policy/standard operating procedure updates to foster
integration of the project objectives and track progress of project
implementation trends during awardee’ performance review meetings in line with
NSP and the National Priority Action Plan (NPAP)
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of a
‘governing structure/organogram for the awardees which promotes the engagement
of the ‘donor in charge’ and awardee joint ownership and management of the
grant in line with the approved awardee cycle governing policy
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of a
Project business continuity plan and periodic project plan while engaging all
project key stakeholders then manage the budget in line with the project’s
strategic foundations, financial guidelines and Donor’s guidelines.
·        
Provide leadership by charting project direction
in relation to the current status vs expected then monitor the achievement of
targeted sustainable growth, quality improvements and public value through the
6 pillars of Health systems strengthening as projected in the approved project
plan.
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of a
balance scorecard for the project and then periodically submit periodic reports
to the key stakeholders in line with awardee governing policy and the donor
reporting guidelines
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of
‘regulatory and auditing’ systems and guidelines for conducting internal grant
management evaluation and enhance compliance of the awardees to the donor
requirements and expected MoH standards for HIV/STI/TB in line with the NSP and
the National Priority Action Plan (NPAP).
·        
Develop a strategic framework for developing
& maintaining partnerships and networks
·        
between Ministry of Health leadership with
Implementing Partners, PLHIV Networks and the District Health Teams, private
sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other government sectors involved in
the HIV response for a comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions
·        
Develop and maintain a competent & motivated
“team of project leaders” through implementing HR support activities
in line with the Human resources manual.
·        
Monitor the implementation of initiatives for
conducting operational research on ‘health systems strengthening’ and as well
write fundable and grants proposals for program continuity in line with
Organization research and donor guidelines of given projects.
·        
Carry out periodic awardee evaluations in terms
of ‘mobilization of resources from
·        
local revenue for investments in HIV/AIDS
management’ and grants performance as per their sub grant eligibility, sub
grant management through appropriate resource allocation and mutual
accountability for both resources and results across all partners in
organization grants policy and NPAP objectives
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in public health, or its equivalent with a degree in Medicine.
·        
At least five (5) years’ experience in health
systems strengthening, project management, and financial management, especially
in the context of HIV/AIDS issues and programs, with two (2) years’ experience
in a national or resource-challenged setting with preference a developing
country.
·        
Prior experience in program design, strategic
planning, program management and implementation, especially within a developing
country context.
·        
Previous exposure and experience working with
donor funded health programs is preferred.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and
diplomacy, required to establish and maintain a wide range of senior level and working
level contacts with HIV/AIDS programs in government, non-governmental, and
private-sector circles.
·        
Ability to work effectively within team and
interagency environments.
·        
Skills in monitoring and evaluation frame works,
risk mapping, auditing & fostering compliance.
·        
Willingness to spend 60% of the time in the
regions
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an email
application with a fully updated CV and academic documents, email address and
day-time telephone contact to this E-mail address; pkfhr@ug.pkfea.com
Deadline: 2nd
September 2016
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