Fresher GHC Internship Jobs – Program Management Officer – Brick by Brick Uganda

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Brick
by Brick Uganda
Duty Station: Kalisizo,
Kyotera, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship:
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
Position Code: G02-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda,
Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About Us:
Brick by Brick Uganda’s mission is to create partnerships that improve
education, health, and economic opportunity in the Rakai and Kyotera Districts
of Uganda. Since 2003, Brick by Brick has been working directly with rural
communities and local government to rebuild schools and identify critical needs
in health, water, and sanitation. It operates under a five-step partnership
model of identification of needs, generation of ideas with Ugandan partners and
the community, direct partnership to pilot innovation, measurement of results,
and expansion. 
Brick by Brick currently implements three major programs: Babies and
Mothers Alive (BAMA), My Pads Program, and Schools Program. The BAMA Program
seeks to increase demand, access to, and utilization of quality obstetric and
newborn care services in Rakai and Kyotera by improving quality of health
service delivery and mobilizing communities for obstetric health. The My Pads
Program is a DREAMS Innovation Challenge program to improve menstrual health
and hygiene among adolescent girls through after-school reproductive and sexual
health education workshops. The Schools Program partners with Universal Primary
and Secondary Education schools to improve infrastructure and establish
libraries to promote effective learning environments.
Job Summary: The Program
Management Officer will be responsible for creating effective systems to ensure
coordination of the different program projects, management of their
interdependencies, and oversight of any risks and issues arising. The Program
Management Officer will be expected to proactively seek out new capability for
the organization to enable effective growth and realization of projected
benefits and provide insights on quality and timely reporting for all programs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proactively monitoring progress of the
    different programs, resolving issues, and initiating appropriate
    corrective action
  • Managing the program’s budget, monitoring
    expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the
    program progresses
  • Ensuring the delivery of new products or
    services from projects as to the appropriate level of quality, on time and
    within budget, and in accordance with the program plan and program
    governance arrangements
  • Supporting the Executive and Programs
    Director in communications with all stakeholders including donors and
    implementing partners both internationally and locally
  • Managing both the dependencies and the
    interfaces between programs
  • Managing risks to the program’s successful
  • Initiating extra activities and other
    management interventions to ensure that gaps in the program are identified
    or as issues arise
  • Reporting the progress of the program at
    regular intervals to the Program Coordinators

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Program Management Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree or master’s degree in public health, international development,
    monitoring and evaluation, or any other relevant program management
  • Demonstrated program or project management
    experience including planning, execution, and/or monitoring programs
  • Two years of work experience in programs
    with knowledge and skills in program design, program management, proposal
    development and writing, or monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated skills in reporting including
    responsibility for report writing
  • Demonstrated skills in partnership
    development and management
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource
    allocation procedures
  • Experience in managing teams and
  • Excellent analytical writing skills
  • Effective use of Microsoft Office
    including Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and
    communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
    and within tight deadlines
  • Innovative and thinks outside the box
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to work well with teams
  • Previous experience working in low
    resource settings
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits,
and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional
growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes
the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’
behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall
experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific
Monthly living stipend of $550
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Housing, including utilities assistance
Health or travel medical insurance
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 17th January, 2018 at
11:59pm EST
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