Community Services & OVC Project Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Organisation: Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Regional
Project Manager
About US:
The Uganda Protestant Medical
Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith based Non-Governmental
Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP 165) as Registered
Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB brings together
Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health Services. It
serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners and
UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through capacity
strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations and
translation of government policies.
Job Summary: The Community
Services & OVC Project Officer provides technical oversight, operational
coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity
enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting to delivery of high quality
OVC care and support services in Rwenzori Region
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead
    implementation of OVC activities in all supported districts and
  • Oversee
    achievement of OVC performance targets in line with technical standards,
    best practices and donor guidelines.
  • Oversee
    screening and enrolment of vulnerable children into the OVC program based
    on the vulnerability index
  • Support
    initiatives aimed at increasing OVC access to education and life skills.
  • Support
    Differentiated Service models in the communities supported
  • Deliver
    economic strengthening initiatives to the critically vulnerable OVC
  • Ensure
    high quality reporting of OVC activities through national information
    management systems
  • Strengthen
    provision of high quality health care packages for OVCs and their
  • Support
    OVC case management and beneficiary assessments to track progress towards

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
    and Social Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field
  • A
    postgraduate training in project planning and management will be an added
  • Three
    years of recent experience in designing, implementing and managing OVC
    programs in HIV setting.
  • Experience
    in implementing donor-funded projects
  • Familiar
    with OVC programming in Uganda
  • Excellent
    computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs)
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two references
addressed to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Protestant Medical
Plot 877, Balintuma Rd Mengo,
P.O. Box 4127 Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 29th April 2018
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