Senior Program Officer Non-profit Careers – PATH

Organisation:  PATH
Duty Station: Kampala,
About PATH:
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global
health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing
and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and
devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more
than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full
potential. PATH is an international, nonprofit organization that creates
sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to
break longstanding cycles of poor health. The PATH mission is to improve the
health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening
systems, and encouraging health behaviors.
Job Summary: The Senior
Program Officer will work in liaison with the country senior staff to identify
potential intervention areas for PATH in Uganda and or globally, landscaping
for potential opportunities, participate in strategic meetings in Uganda and
generate innovative ideas for public health intervention in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Business and Proposal Development;
  • Work closely with the Country Senior
    staff, identify potential interventional areas for PATH in Uganda and or
  • Lead teams in landscaping for potential
  • Participate in writing and submission of
    funding proposals.
  • Tasked with networking for purposes of
    PATH growth in Uganda.
Uganda strategic plan;
  • Work in close collaboration with the
    Country Director, lead the implementation of the Uganda strategic plan
    that includes linking directly with key program leaders at Headquarters in
    Seattle, USA.
  • Undertake short term activities identified
    under the strategic plan as the priorities for Uganda.
  • Actively participate in strategic meetings
    in Uganda.
Assessment/evaluation activities;
  • The incumbent will evaluate the
    feasibility of introducing various health technologies in Uganda and in
    the African region
  • Generate innovative ideas for public
    health intervention in the country.
  • Track and inform in-country staff and
    partners on PATH health technologies and innovations and their development
  • Handle regulatory approvals for PATH
    studies in Uganda
Cervical cancer prevention;
  • Develop strategic documents for prevention
    of cervical cancer.
  • Organizing regional meetings as needed
    from time to time
  • Act as the liaison with Ministry of Health
    and related institutions
Advisory Role; Provide medical advice to other projects in
Uganda as needed or directed by Country Program Leader.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably be a
    Medical Doctor preferred with Master’s degree in public health or any
    other related field.
  • A minimum of seven years of total
    experience implementing health projects in Uganda.
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    with major donor awards.
  • Prior experience in development of logical
  • Well-organized and attention to details
    with very strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under
    deadlines and flexible/adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written
    communications skills.
  • Previous experience working closely with
    community health workers (VHTs) in Uganda.
  • Strong networking skills with various
    stakeholders e.g MOH and related Institutions.
  • Strong leadership skills, including a
    commitment to collaborative management within a team-based organizational
    structure and proven ability to direct change, inspire teamwork and
    motivate staff and partners to achieve results.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in
    the Uganda.
How to Apply:
If you desire to work with this international NGO, PATH, please feel
free to click on the blue link below for details
Deadline: 28th March, 2017
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