Internship Coordinator NGO Jobs – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Job Title:    Internship Coordinator
Organization: Doctors
with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station:
About US:
Founded in 1950,
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organization focused
on healthcare to be recognized by the Italian government. It is now the
country’s leading organization working to protect and improve the wellbeing and
health of vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will
contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build
the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead the preparation and implementation of the internship programme
    annual work plan; prepare and release internship applications
    advertisements and organize selection interviews for interns by the
    recruitment committee in collaboration with the Human Resource Manager of RHITES-N,
  • Support the RHITES-N, Lango HR manager in conducting reference
    checks, on boarding, liaising with the host institution to ensure proper
    orientation, and ensuring performance reviews are carried out.
  • Link with host institutions to identify available internship
  • Organize selection and accreditation of host institutions and sign
    memoranda of understanding with the relevant authority
  • Work with host institutions to ensure a structured training
    programme for interns
  • Work with host institutions to ensure that interns are provided with
    the necessary facilities and work space for effective performance of
    assigned tasks
  • The incumbent will ensure appointment of supervisors and mentors in
    the host institutions and link with training institutions to ensure
    appointment of faculty supervisors, monitoring of interns and sign
    memoranda of understanding.
  • In addition, he/she will support identification of challenges and
    solutions for effective internship programmes, prepare activity reports
    for internship activities, establish a tracking mechanism for employment
    of internship beneficiaries after internship.
  • He/she will advocate and liaise with districts to facilitate
    recruitment of internship beneficiaries by the districts or private sector;
    ensure proper documentation of best practices and lessons learnt
    (including human interest stories) throughout the internship program
    implementation and contribute updates to the quarterly and annual reports
    to USAID
  • Actively participate in Coordination Meetings and related forums
    with DHT, NGOs, CBOs and training institutions supporting the RHITES-North
    Lango internship program.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human
    Resource, Health Training, Social Work, or related qualifications;
  • Three years’ experience in work related to the job function;
  • Proven effectiveness in overseeing similar programs;
  • Previous experience in working with district local governments;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Highly self-driven and able to work effectively under pressure;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with clarity in speaking and
  • Good computer skills
  • Previous experience in working with district local governments and
    knowledge of the health context in Lango will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the relevant Uganda national health policies,
    strategies and structures.
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send an application Letter, Personal File Form, Download
 and updated CV to with the subject –
“Applications RHITES NL August  2018”. 
Email should have
only the 3 attachments (Application Letter, CV and Personal file form). Please
do not fill the personal file form online, download it, fill and send as
attachment with other documents.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 5:00 pm 
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