Program Officer GHC Fellowship Jobs – Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:     Program Officer
Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Days
for Girls
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship:
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
Position Code: G04-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 Days for Girls:
Days for Girls Uganda’s mission is to create a more dignified, free,
and educated world through access to lasting feminine hygiene solutions. This
mission is powered by our three-tier model offering locally made high-quality
washable menstrual hygiene kits, reproductive health education training, and
women-led enterprise development. Our current priorities include strengthening
our program delivery through regular evaluation, assessment, and refresher
trainings of our program staff; creation of follow-up support resources for
program participants; and improved monitoring and evaluation systems. Our aim
is to fully prove our model to allow for scale, replication, and adaption to
expand to other countries in 2018 and 2019.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer will support our training team to plan, implement, and deliver our
innovative training programs in our office and across the country. Days for
Girls anticipates offering enterprise development trainings in Kampala and
educational trainings across the country in regions as diverse as Karamoja,
Masindi, Aura, Kabale, and more. This person will work closely with the Country
Director to coordinate with partners, organize training logistics, deliver
training material, and train contract-basis trainers. The Program Officer will
also work with the Monitoring Officer to collect relevant program data through
tools including surveys, interviews, photographs, and other media. The Program
Officer will be responsible for ensuring consistent delivery of programs and trainings,
in support of the global development of program materials. Finally, this person
will provide capacity building support to our in-country team and strengthen
the operational systems of the organization on the ground.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Keenly analyze and improve of organizational
systems including workflow procedures, internal and external communication
strategies, and change management
Support partnership development with the Country
Director and regional Program Director by identifying and recruiting new
partners and strengthening relationships with existing partners
Organize program logistics (communicate with
school or partner organization, organize transportation, create program agenda,
ensure team has all materials necessary to run program) .
Provide support in the facilitation of
reproductive health training
Assist with facilitation of entrepreneurship
Create teaching materials when necessary
Provide enterprise development support and
resources to Days for Girls enterprises

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps
Program Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree
Prior project management experience
Previous experience in creating and managing
Ability to research, write, and deliver training
materials to diverse audiences
Excellent written and verbal communication
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
Office – especially Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint
Experience teaching or creating lesson plans
Experience working in the field of sexual
reproductive health
Experience in partnership development
Experience working or living in rural areas
Very proactive and sociable – willing and able
to follow up quickly with many different stakeholders
Strong attention to detail and commitment to
achieving results
Willingness to travel approximately 25%,
sometimes to remote areas
Ability to work with people from all backgrounds
Ability to give and receive constructive
feedback and view challenges as learning opportunities.
A Type A personality – creative, but very
organized and has a love of systems!
Strong teaching/facilitation abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills
Quick learner
Ability to prioritize tasks
Highly organized
Proactive leader
Creative problem solver
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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