3 Program Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – AMREF Health Africa

Job Title:         Program Officer (3 Job Opportunities)
Organisation: AMREF Health
Duty Station: Mbarara,
About AMREF:
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in
Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in
Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in
Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.
Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments,
Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing
their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the
health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our
Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer will lead the planning and implementation of the integrated health
program activities in the districts of support. She/he will coordinate with a
team of Technical Advisors to ensure that all technical guidance is
incorporated into the district work plans to increase the availability,
accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV
prevention, care, and treatment, TB, maternal, neonatal and child health,
family planning, and other primary care services. She/he will work closely with
the District Health Department to adequately plan, timely implement and
effectively monitor the execution of the project activities while ensuring
adherence to available MOH set standards; and incorporating lessons learnt over
time to improve systems and process for enhanced service delivery.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the AMREF Program
Officer career opportunity should hold a medical degree and/or a master’s
degree in Public Health
At least five years of professional experience
working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment, MNCH, Family Planning,
Nutrition and malaria programs.
Hands-on knowledge and skills in designing,
planning, implementing and monitoring Malaria, MNCH, PMTCT, clinical care and
Pediatric care programs.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the quality
improvement framework of MOH and quality improvement principles
Good knowledge of the decentralized health
system and community structures
Hands-on experience in managing ART and MNCH
services at district levels.
Sound understanding of current issues and
developments in the field of Malaria, MNCH and HIV/AIDS.
Proven skills in teamwork and networking.
Excellent verbal communication and writing
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three
professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources
Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to:
jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 1st
November 2017
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