3 Project Officer, DREAMS Project Job Placements – MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd

Organisation: MOD
Public Health Consultants Ltd
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to;
Project Coordinator
About US:
MOD Public Health
Consultants Ltd is a privately registered company in Uganda located in Masaka
(Reg. No. 214514). MOD runs a social enterprise business model. “We search,
develop, innovate and execute evidence based sustainable business solution
models to emerging public health and social problems in our communities.” MOD
cultivates a balanced public health and research ecosystem and committed to
strengthen partnerships with private and public health institutions,
professionals, and researchers to influence positive action. Our model is
designed in accordance with the MOD’s Strategic Business plan 2017-2021 that
highlights the company’s financial and social objectives, mission, vision,
marketplace dynamics, client needs or capabilities and legal environment. MOD
underpins its social and health impact on five core values summarized as PECIT;
Job Summary:   The Project Officer, DREAMS Project will be
responsible for daily coordination of engaged community structures (Subcounty
Coordinators, SINOVUYO facilitators, and safe space mentors, local Artisans) to
support implementation of MOD-DREAMS scope of work in Luweero district. He/she
will be responsible for developing monthly field activity performance work
plans in collaboration with MEA&L Officer and Mildmay Uganda district
technical staff. The applicant will ensure that project activities result in intended
outputs in a cost effective and timely manner. 
In addition, the Project Officer will build the capacity of engaged
DREAMS community structures in quality project implementation and assurance in
accordance to project guidelines and demonstrate impact. He/she will support
the Project coordinator in preparing and submitting monthly and quarterly
accountability and narrative reports on project progress to authorized heads of
departments for submission to Mildmay Uganda as per allocated reporting
deadlines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with project coordinators to
    develop weekly/monthly activity performance work plans, budget and
    accountabilities.
  • Work with sub county coordinators to
    ensure that both model and community safe spaces for AGYW are actively
    maintained for integrated HIV testing and prevention services.
  • Work with engaged community structures
    (AGYW peer champions, male peer champions, SINOVUYO facilitators, VHTS,
    health workers etc.) to ensure integrated implementation of DREAMS activities.
  • Provide support supervision visits to
    community structures to ensure quality implementation of DREAMS
    activities.
  • Compile and submit weekly, monthly and
    quarterly reports according to DREAMS implementation guidelines to project
    coordinators.
  • Support coordination of community
    structures to ensure service layering among DREAMS AGYW and their male
    partners.
  • Support sub county coordinators in data
    management at safe spaces and ensure verification of all data submitted to
    MOD offices for entry.
  • Work with sub county coordinators and
    male champions to mobilise male partners of AGYW for HCT, linkage for VMMC
    and ART.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly project
    steering committee meetings at Sub County level.
  • Actively participate in project
    Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), District Quality assurance (DQA)
    with Mildmay Uganda technical teams.
  • Work with project coordinators to ensure
    community-based distribution of project logistics including HIV Testing
    kits, condoms and Family Planning commodities to AGYW in collaboration
    with local government health facilities.
  • Conduct quarterly performance review
    meetings with community structures to ensure proper planning, reporting
    and accountability.
  • Work with project coordinators to
    support formation and functionality of Girl Empowerment Forums (GEF)
    committees at Sub County and district.
  • Work with project coordinators and sub
    county coordinators to document success stories.
  • Participate in continuous professional
    development activities.
  • Submit weekly/monthly activity narrative
    reports to the project coordinator.
  • Participate in continuous staff
    professional development, knowledge translation and thesis activities for
    learning and idea generation.
  • Ensure that MOD‘s image, vision and core
    values are adhered to, well communicated and protected throughout the
    implementation of project activities.
  • Carry out any other duties as may arise
    from time to time and as may be assigned by management.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Project Officer, DREAMS must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies
    and Community Work or a Degree in a related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or
    Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
  • Diploma in clinical medicine and
    community Health or Diploma in Registered Comprehensive Nursing from a
    recognized institution.
  • For applicants who are health workers,
    active registration with medical and dental practitioner’s council and
    Uganda Nursing Council is mandatory.
  • A valid class A driving permit with at
    least oneyear experience in motorcycle driving.
  • Three years of comprehensive knowledge
    and experience in HIV and AIDS and reproductive health
  • Experience in project planning and
    Management and community development work.
  • Ability to work under pressure to
    achieve desired targets/outputs with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively coordinate
    district implementing partners (IPs) and community structures.
  • Knowledge of DREAMS project &
    service uptake tools is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of OVC tools and reporting is
    an added advantage.
  • Ready to start work immediately and
    reside in Luweero district
  • Recommendation from current/previous
    employer/supervisor/Mentor (Any).
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their job post application
letter, valid academic documents (Certificates & Transcripts), National ID,
and Not more than a three (3) page detailed resume (CV) with two strong professional
referees to the:
Human Resource
Manager,
MOD Public Health
Consultants Ltd
Plot 20, Birch
Avenue
P.O. Box 910,
Masaka, Uganda
Tel Office:
(+256)485660637
E-mail to:
bhonest@modconsultants.org  and copy:
info@modconsultants.org
Deadline: 7th January 2019 by 5:00pm
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