Team Leader – Cervical Cancer Screening & EPSE Non-profit Careers – Population Services International (PSI) Uganda

Organization: Population Services International (PSI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
– Reproductive Health
About Us:
Population Services International (PSI) Uganda is the local branch of
Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit
social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the
developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services
that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.
Job Summary:  The Team Leader – Cervical Cancer Screening
& EPS will implement Reproductive Health projects in line with PSIU’s vision,
mission and provide technical guidance in the direct implementation of these
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the regional teams to
    develop timely quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and monitor budget
    expenditures against work plan for the related programs/ projects. Track
    program implementation against targets and ensure that needs for RH
    implementation are forecasted (training, commodities). Work with the PSIU
    supply chain department to ensure accurate forecasting, timely contracting
    and procurement of supplies, commodities and equipment for RH projects
    (Planning and Quality Assurance).
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly,
    annual and end of program/ projects reports to the senior management team,
    donors, Ministry of Health and other relevant stakeholders (Knowledge
  • Build and maintain advocacy and networking
    efforts within existing, previous and potential donors, Ministry of Health
    and other relevant stakeholders for the continuity of program interventions
    (Advocacy Partnerships and PR).
  • Carry out quarterly program performance
    monitoring visits to the regional teams for provision of continuous
    strategic and technical direction to field staff, implementing partners
    and program beneficiaries (People and Culture).
  • Develop and adopt relevant training
    curricula, standard operating procedures, IEC materials and job aides for
    the different RH program interventions. Work with the Quality improvement
    specialist to ensure all protocols for quality service delivery and
    periodically are observed in program implementation by the regional teams
    and other implementing partners (Capacity building).
  • Provide oversight to all PSIU sub-awardees
    and grantees that implement        RH
    programs in order to ensure delivery of expected outputs and expenditure
    is in line with approved budget. Track project related budgets and
    expenditure to ascertain efficient use of resources (Financial
  • Use innovative approaches to engage
    stakeholders in supporting uptake of RH services in line with the core
    projects (Social Marketing).

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Team Leader –
    Cervical Cancer Screening & EPSE job placement should preferably hold
    a Degree in Health a requirement, master’s degree in Public Health an
    added advantage
  • Additional training in Project Planning
    and Management is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience in planning
    and managing public health programs, financial management and budget
    experience is a plus in a donor funded Non-government organization is
  • Knowledge and experience in operations of
    the district health services is an added advantage.
  • Working with rural communities, local
    partners including local government is an added advantage,
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources for
    Health programs
  • Previous experience and training of health
    care workers
  • Excellent writing and editing skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate
    colleagues and team        player,
  • Excellent verbal, written and
    interpersonal communication skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various
    partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their updated resumes (CVs),
copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating
position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”, to the PSI
Uganda Office Reception, addressed to the People and Culture Manager, PSI
Uganda, at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale-Kololo, P.O. Box 8082 Kampala.
Deadline: 5th January
2018 by 2:00 pm or 14:00 hours (East African time)

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