Projects Manager Non-profit Jobs – A Global Healthcare Public Foundation (AGHPF)

Job Title:       Projects Manager
Organisation: A
Global Healthcare Public Foundation (AGHPF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
A Global Healthcare
Public Foundation (AGHPF) is the premier non-profit organization that works to
strengthen laboratory quality management systems leading to improved quality
testing and accreditation of laboratories to internationally recognized
standards. AGHPF works internationally providing technical assistance to
develop effective diagnostic, research and public health laboratory systems and
expand access to quality diagnostic testing services. A GHPF is a nonprofit
dedicated to improving lives of children; women, men and their communities by
enabling them reach their full health potential by providing humanitarian
assistance to desperately needy people and communities most affected by
HIV/AIDS.
Job Summary:  The Project manager’s overall responsibility
covers the entire project cycle activities i.e. planning, budget management,
implementation, technical quality assurance and guidance, monitoring of
activities and reporting. They will be the key liaison person for the
Foundation with Government officers and other external stakeholders as well as
support the National Quality Office at Central Public Health Laboratories.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of annual and quarterly
    consolidated work plans, procurement plans and budgets for the projects in
    line with the Foundation’s objectives.
  • Review and monitor the project implementation strategy based on
    holistic strategic thinking’ for the sustainability or continuity of the
    projects.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business
    goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and mile stones using
    appropriate tools.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to the team members and
    stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Set and continually manage
    project expectations with the team members and other stakeholders.
  • Analyze and manage project risk by proactively developing best
    practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Coordinate review of laboratory framework for systems strengthening
    in the country.
  • Provide technical assistance to CPHL in policy development, review
    and dissemination.
  • Manage project schedule and budgeting.
  • Monitoring and reporting project progress.
  • Project reporting, documentation and proposal writing.
  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships with stakeholders as well
    as advocacy for the Foundation’s work.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Project
    Management or Public health and must be registered with the relevant
    professional body with at least (5) years of experience in managing Health
    programs/ projects with a reputable international NGO, and direct
    experience with local governance and donor representatives.
  • Have ever written research abstracts and manuscripts and even
    presented in conferences or published.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with the design, management and
    implementation of programs.
  • Working experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive
    understanding of Uganda’s laboratory network.
  • Experience in policy formulation, reviews and implementation at
    National level.
  • Significant experience with financial reporting and project
    monitoring and evaluation.
  • This position requires a demonstrated level of leadership, strategic
    direction, and project management in order to execute project tasks.
  • Experience of working with Health laboratory implementing partners.
  • The ideal candidate must use courtesy, tact and diplomacy skills in
    dealing with stake holders, partnerships and colleagues in every day
    working relationships.
  • Possesses leadership, time management and analytical skills
  • Must have key personal competences in team, networking and
    communication skills, must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-
    motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs to hr@aglobalhf.org. Address to:
A Global Healthcare
Public Foundation
Plot 12 Makindu
Lane, Kololo
P.O Box 7504,
Kampala
Uganda East Africa
Deadline: Thursday, 12th July, 2018
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