Regional Capacity Building Advisor Job Placement – Initiatives Inc.

Organisation: Initiatives Inc.
Duty Station: Lira, Uganda
About US:
Initiatives
Inc. is an international public health development organization that is
committed to improving access to quality primary health care for people in
underserved communities. Our technical and management support enables
organizations and communities to link, coordinate, and deliver health services
with the goal of providing solutions for better health
Job Summary: The Regional Capacity Building Advisor will lead
organizational development support to Ugandan civil society organizations
contributing to increased access and quality of health services in northern
Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical leadership in assessment
    and capacity building for issues related to organizational governance,
    management, finance, human resources and administration
  • Ensure civil society partners are adequately
    trained and supported to successfully achieve all actions identified in
    action plans and deliver on program expectations for HIV/AIDS,
    tuberculosis, family planning, malaria, nutrition and maternal, neonatal
    and child health.
  • Build the technical and operational capacity
    of CSOs to effectively coordinate and advocate with government to increase
    access to quality essential health services at the community level;
  • Improve the competency of CSOs in healthcare
    quality improvement approaches and their application in strengthening
    linkages between facility and community service delivery.
  • Build the technical and operational capacity
    of CSOs to qualify them as potential direct recipients of future USAID
    funding.
  • Ensure that communities in selected districts
    can identify and articulate their needs and demand quality services;
  • Ensure that Civil Society Organizations
    (CSOs) develop effective advocacy initiatives and are able to represent
    the communities’ demands for higher-quality services; and
  • As a member of the project management team,
    contribute to the development of project work plans and collection of
    monitoring and evaluation data for reporting on outcomes and activities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Masters or other
    advanced degree in business administration, public health or related
    field;
  • At least seven years of professional
    experience in NGO management and capacity building;
  • A minimum of five years of professional
    experience as a senior member of a project management team;
  • Financial management and administration
    experience in a national NGO and an International NGO
  • Proven experience supporting small
    community-based organizations and larger NGOs to improve organizational
    systems;
  • Strong competency in project planning,
    management and implementation.
  • Professional competency spoken and written
    English and fluency in Luo.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in
    Uganda.
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via
email to initiativesinc.uganda@gmail.com. 
Deadline: 3rd September, 2016

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