Regional Programs Coordinator Job Placement – Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)

Organization: Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Programs Manager
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by
Guarantee, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans.” We envision a
Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive
Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and
effectively utilized by all those in need.  Our Mission is “To improve the
quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable
health care solutions.”  Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency,
Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
Job Summary: The
Regional Programs Coordinator (RPC) is a management position based at UHMG
regional office and exists to provide leadership, support and overall
coordination of ail UHMG’s work in the region. The RPC is the key UHMG
representative and linkage to the region. The RPC reports directly to the
Regional Programs Manager for day-to-day management and relates to other
technical managers and senior advisors for technical support. S/he assumes
overall management of UHMG’s regional issues, including day-to-day
administrative supervision, coordination, and provision of on-going mentoring
of ali UHMG staff in the Region (Finance and Administration Officer, Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer, Sales Officer, Sales Assistant, Social Behavior Change
Communication Officer, Clinical and Quality Assurance Officer, Supervising
Pharmacist, Logistics Assistants, Office Attendant, and Warehouse Assistant),
and the harmonization and coordination of the UHMG regional work plans,
oversight of UHMG’s regional budgets, management of UHMG finances, and
management of programme assets in the region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide
    direction and leadership to the multi-skilled UHMG regional team to ensure
    effective program delivery of all service delivery, sales and distribution
    aspects of UHMGs programs, and timely and accurate reporting of results.
  • The
    jobholder will facilitate the planning and budgeting process for the
    region in liaison with the Regional Program Manager. Act as the liaison
    person between the head office and the regional office.
  • Formulate
    strategies and guide implementation of community component of service
    delivery in Good life and sub-grantees in Family       Planning, HIV, Malaria, Maternal Child Health, and
    Nutrition in the region, while coordinating closely with the District Health
  • Ensure
    that the technical staff in the region provide adequate, quality and
    timely support, and effectively coordinate technical assistance to all
    UHMG-supported sites and partners in the region.
  • Integrate
    social marketing activities to ensure access and utilization of affordable
    health products and services in the region,
  • Ensure the UHMG program’s M&E
    requirements are met in the region by working closely with the M&E
    Officer and technical staff based in the region to monitor, track progress
    of activities, and review performance on weekly, monthly and quarterly
    basis with GLCs, sub-grantees and distributors.
  • Perform
    any other responsibilities as assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Regional Programs Coordinator job must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Public
    Health, Social Work, Social Sciences. Population Studies, Business
    Administration, any other related Medical and Social Sciences field. A
    Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Post
    graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management is essential.
  • Three
    years’ relevant experience working in program/project management and
    coordination in a donor environment.
  • Previous
    experience working with USAID programs will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable
    experience in managing a multi-skilled regional team and monitoring their
    performance, working with regional stakeholders, networking with key
    partners, and being the liaison with the head office.
  • Highly
    developed coordination skills with a focus on engaging local communities,
    bringing together private sector health partners, district local
    governments, non-governmental partners focusing on health is essential.
  • Good
    working knowledge of overall administrative requirements, developing
    strategic plans and budgeting, and fiscal management is required.
  • A
    motivated, focused, disciplined professional, with the drive and dynamism
    to work under pressure with competing deadlines, and possess the ability
    to make an immediate impact.
  • Possess
    excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented
    skills, and experience in managing objectives with the customer in mind,
    and provide timely and quality reports.
  • Good
    judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tactful, ability to
    plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions
How to Apply: 
If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver
your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly
indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”
Send to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda.  Kampala. Uganda
Or Deliver the application documents to the UHMG Office Reception.
Deadline:  2nd February 2018 by 16:00 hours
(East African time)

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