Project Assistant Non-profit Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station:
About US:
AMREF Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters
are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania
and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South
Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through African communities,
health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that
prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa
is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and
empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary:  The Project Assistant is primarily responsible
for innovative implementation of the – Integrated Response Supporting the
Emergency of refugees and host communities in Rhino Camp, Arua district, Uganda
(RISE Project)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Policies and
  • Prepare and periodically update detail implementation plans (DIP),
    weekly and monthly work
  • Plans that support monitoring and timely implementation of the
    target interventions.
  • Undertake regular field visits and ensure quality and timely
    completion of the target activities
  • Within the defined time, budget and donor requirements.
  • In collaboration with the M&E team and consultation with the
    project manager, identify beneficiary target and plan and monitor
    activities, outputs and outcomes.
  • Use participatory approaches as far as possible throughout the
    project cycle, in planning,
  • Implementing, training, and other materials.
Systems development
and implementation
  • Implement the health interventions with guidance from the project
    manager and coordinate with the district, sub county structures, OPM and
    partner Organization.
  • Prepare monthly, quarter and annual plans and contribute to
    narrative reports.
  • Ensure that all project activities are implemented in accordance
    with their       budget            lines and Budget limits.
  • Plan and coordinate trainings together with other team members.
  • Undertake other assignments as requested by the line manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Project Assistant job placement
    should hold a first University degree in public Health, Nursing,
    Nutrition, Environmental Health
  • Individual with relevant work experience (previous experience
    implementing a health project and an ability to relate effectively and
    understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making
    and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda via Email to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
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