Global Fund Project Coordinator – Program for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE)

Organisation: Program
for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Program
Manager Malaria and Child Survival
About US:
The Program for
Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE) is a local health
non-governmental organization and remains an affiliate of PSI. PACE is an
innovative, efficient and impact-oriented organization that works towards
realizing a community of Ugandans empowered to sustain healthy behavior, while significantly
contributing to Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care and
prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal and reproductive health,
as well as access to Safe water.
Job Summary:   The Global Fund Project Coordinator will plan
and coordinate projects in line with the donor contract obligation, PACE’s
vision and mission, provide overall guidance in the direct implementation of
the project. The project coordinator will spend 70% of their time in the field
supporting the project and 30 % of their time at head office
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop Monthly, quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and
    procurement plans and monitor budget expenditures against work plan for
    the related programs/projects.
  • Reviewing of project officers Monthly, quarterly and annual budgets,
    work plans and reports.
  • Develop and implementation of a training and capacity building and
    mentoring plan for the project.
  • Monitor the Plan, forecast, order, distribution and account for all
    health commodities and related materials to be distributed to facilities
    and stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, annual and end of
    program/project reports/updates to the supervisor.
  • Build and maintain advocacy and networking efforts with existing,
    previous and potential donors, ministry of health and other relevant
    stakeholders for continuity of project interventions
  • Conduct quarterly program performance monitoring and mentoring
    visits to Project officers, implementing partners and program
    beneficiaries to ensure quality improvement strategies are achieved
    including quality checks and assessments
  • Develop and or adopt training materials, curriculum and job aides
    for implementing partners for the different program interventions and
    continuously mentor/coach staff and partners.
  • Account for all project deliverables as per the donor obligations
    and PACE policies.
Key Performance Indicators
  • Functional budget tracking tool and acceptable burn rate status of
    program managed
  • Training plan developed and implemented according to schedule.
  • At least one support supervision visits per district each quarter
    results in a trip report with an action plan for the district
  • Program is implemented according to the approved donor obligations
    and meets set targets as well as 100% reconciliation and evaluation of
    reports achieved.
  • Performance monitoring plan/ Database developed and tracked on a
    monthly basis
  • Compliance to standard operation procedure and protocols.
  • Timely submission of monthly reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social
    Sciences, or health related field master’s in public health preferably.
  • Possession of a Post graduate diploma in project planning and
    management is an added advantage
  • Previous financial management and budget experience is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including MOH,
    Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.
  • Previous experience with a donor funded Non-governmental
    organization is preferred
  • You have proven ability to develop and mentor staff.
  • Excellent cross-cultural and interpersonal skills.
Key Personal Competences
  • Open to Learning
  • High Levels of Integrity
  • Innovative
  • Strategic thinking
  • Reliable
  • Result driven
  • Independent team worker
  • Convener
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send applications and detailed CVs
by email to the HR Manager PACE at email: or hand
delivered to the PACE Office Reception, addressed to The HR Manager PACE 6th
Floor, Block B, UAP Nakawa Business Park Plot 3-5 New Port Bell Road, P.O Box
8082, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 7th February 2019 by 2:00pm.
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