Team Leader for RMNCH, Family Planning and Nutrition Non-profit Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja,
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health
care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose
aim is to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment
in regional  health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The
five-year project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated
total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary:  The Team Leader for RMNCH, Family Planning
and Nutrition is responsible for providing high level strategic leadership
guidance and oversight for design, implementation, monitoring/evaluation and
documentation of/for the RMNCH, FP and Nutrition components of the USAID
RHITES-EC program. S/ he will work closely with other project staff and
district teams to ensure technical quality in the design, implementation and
routine monitoring and evaluation of evidence based and high impact RMNCH, FP
and Nutrition interventions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC Team Leader for RMNCH, Family
    Planning and Nutrition job opportunity must hold a Post-graduate
    qualification in Medicine, Public Health, or related field with a
    Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (MBChB)
  • One year of working experience in strengthening service delivery
    systems in RMNCH/ FP and or Nutrition programs, ideally working closely
    with central and district local governments to design, implement and
    monitor related public health interventions
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan health care system,
    particularly the public health system (district health services) and good
    knowledge of relevant community support structures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills with ability to lead
    multi-disciplinary teams.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC
Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good conduct
curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for
three professional references addressed to:
Human Resource
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 15th June 2018 by 4:00 pm
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