Project Manager – Global Fund Grant Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:        Project
Manager – Global Fund
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Associate
Director Health
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.”
About Project:
World vision Uganda
in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund HIV grant for 3
years to:
  • Improve awareness, access to information and knowledge about
    HIV/AIDS prevention, SRH and rights among AGYW
  • Reduce the effect of social-cultural gender and other drivers of the
    HIV epidemic among AGYW
  • Support community systems and structures to enable better HIV
    services delivery and elimination stigma and discrimination.
The project will be
implemented in 16 districts of Tororo, Mbale, Bukwo, Apac, Dokolo, Kitgum,
Amolatar, Amuru, Pader, Lamwo, Kole, Otuke, Alebtong, Kaberamaido, Serere and
Job Summary:  The Project Manager – Global Fund will provide
leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the
implementation of agreed upon Global fund HIV grant strategies and maximum
integration of synergies as project is implemented. The incumbent will ensure
the quality of the project implementation is in line with Word Vision,
Uganda’s, Ministry of health and donor Policies/guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project management
and Coordination:
  • Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support
    the district in implementation of the HIV grant strategies including
    PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of
    school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services
    and Community responses and systems.
  • Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to
    technically interpret the HIV grant technical approaches included in the
    proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project
    work plan.
  • Work with the WV Health technical specialists, MoH and donor
    technical persons to define areas of HIV programing and facilitate their
    integration in the intervention project sites.
  • Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of HIV grant
    activities including but not limited to: PMTCT, Prevention programs for
    adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human
    rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and
  • Assist the field teams and stakeholders (communities, CBO’s, NGO’s
    civil society and district officials) to constantly understand and
    articulate HIV project strategies.
documentation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Conduct support supervision and provide technical assistance to
    staff and districts implementing the HIV grant activities.
  • Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in
    Health and nutrition technical program feed into the HIV project
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with
    Project Officers
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and submit them to
    the supervisor
  • Prepare Monthly, quarterly & Annual reports for submission to
    the WV and the donor
  • Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring data and ensure filling
    and entry into specific database.
  • Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from
    the HIV project.
Finance management
  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV and donor
  • Budget management and control
  • Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset
    Management policies.
management and supervision
  • Building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.
  • Manage the performance and discipline of project teams and
  • Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated team to deliver on
    the Project goals (e.g. leave, contracts and wellness of staff)
Networking and
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and
    networks with actors to support districts in planning and implementation
    of HIV grant strategies
  • Effectively engage and Network with MoH and District authorities and
    local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership
    and Sustainability of Interventions.
  • Actively participate in relevant external engagements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Manager – Global
    Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Medicine,
    Nursing, Public health, Nutrition, social sciences or any related
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
  • Five years of practical experience in Public health including PMTCT,
    Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school,
    Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and
    Community responses and systems with a reputable organization
  • Three years’ experience in program planning, implementation,
    monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in working with the Ministry of Health, district health
    teams and HIV CSOs
  • Experience in working with communities
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Good computer knowledge and skills
  • Strong networking and collaboration skills
  • Good communication skills
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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