Health Technical Program Officer Charity Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:        Health
Technical Program Officer
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Program Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Health Technical Program Officer will
actively contribute to achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated
cluster through planning, monitoring and implementing Agriculture and food
security programme in line with applicable technical approaches and WVU
national strategy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning
and implementation
  • Ensure that the cluster designs are in line with the Health national
    office strategy
  • Ensure that Cluster Health project activities are integrated with
    other sectors and with the District development plan
  • Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under the Cluster health
  • Ensure quality in the roll out of the health project models
  • Coordinate Cluster health projects being implemented by partners and
    technical resource persons.
  • Initiate and participate in health district Advocacy initiatives
  • Work closely with the National office health technical specialists
    for quality implementation of health projects.
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in health projects.
  • Ensure Health projects integrate and address child protection
  • Work with CSDO to ensure Registered Children and their households
    are participating and benefiting from health programme interventions.
Capacity building
and training
  • Participate in development /adaption of training curriculum/manuals
    for implementation in the program area
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on
    health models
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to district and community health
    technical personnel to build local capacity for understanding and
    connecting with community linkages.
  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups
  • Liaise with the National Office technical specialists on staff
    capacity building in health programming
Partnership and
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and
    networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the
    District level.
  • Participate and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical
    working forums at district, region and National level when applicable
  • Point of contact for consultation on issues to do with Cluster
    health programming.
  • Work closely with District initiatives through the District Health
Research, M&E
and Documentation
  • Effectively document all information related to project successes,
    innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate
  • Responsible for capturing child wellbeing indicators related to
    health projects in the cluster
  • Ensure identification of research areas, conduct research and
    document learnings
  • Spearhead the Cluster health in output & outcome monitoring
  • Support processes of project baselines and evaluation of health
    projects and interventions.
Project management
and coordination
  • Track and manage budgets allocated for the project
  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Identify and initiate viable funding proposals for resource
    acquisition to support health programme interventions.
  • Participate in resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal
    writing for fund raising and market them with support offices and other

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Health Technical Program
    Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public
    health, Nutrition & Human Medicine
  • Five years of practical experience in Public health programming
    including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization. At least three of which
    must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring
    and evaluation.
  • Good Training facilitation and coordination skills
  • Experience in development of Proposals/concept papers development
    for fund raising
  • Excellent Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience in conducting Needs assessment and report writing
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
  • Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service
  • Demonstrated accountability and integrity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with communities
  • Willingness to stay upcountry
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 19th August 2018
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